Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) - Results

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What is measured or can be detected on the ECG (EKG)?

  1. The underlying rate and rhythm mechanism of the heart.
  2. The orientation of the heart (how it is placed) in the chest cavity.
  3. Evidence of increased thickness (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle.
  4. Evidence of damage to the various parts of the heart muscle.
  5. Evidence of acutely impaired blood flow to the heart muscle.
  6. Patterns of abnormal electric activity that may predispose the patient to abnormal cardiac rhythm disturbances.
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Comment from: Cyndie, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: December 31

I wonder how bad a reading of 4.5 is on an EKG.

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Comment from: Mrs. Wilson01, 35-44 Female (Caregiver) Published: June 01

I am a healthy 23 year old male with these EKG results please help me to interpret. Ventricular rate is 51 bpm, pulse rate interval 116 milliseconds, QRS duration is milliseconds 80 milliseconds, QT/QTC 392/361 milliseconds, and P-R-T axes 21 46 38.

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