An electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG, abbreviated from the German Electrocardiogram) is a graphic produced by an electrocardiograph, which records the electrical activity of the heart over time. Its name is made of different parts: electro, because it is related to electrical activity, cardio, Greek for heart, gram, a Greek root meaning "to write". In the US, the abbreviation "EKG" is often preferred over "ECG", while "ECG" is used universally in the UK and many other countries.
Electrical impulses in the heart originate in the sinoatrialnode and travel through the heart muscle where they cause contraction. The electrical waves can be measured at selectively placed electrodes (electrical contacts) on the skin. Electrodes on different sides of the heart measure the activity of different parts of the heart muscle. An ECG displays the voltage between pairs of these electrodes, and the muscle activity that they measure, from different directions, also understood as vectors. This display indicates the overall rhythm of the heart, and weaknesses in different parts of the heart muscle. It is the particularly abnormal rhythms caused by damage to the conductive tissue that carries electrical signals, or abnormal rhythms caused by levels of dissolved salts (electrolytes), such as potassium,
In myocardial infarction (MI), the ECG can identify damaged heart muscle. But it can only identify damage to muscle in certain areas, so it can't rule
The ECG cannot reliably measure the pumping ability of the heart; for which ultrasound-based (echocardiography) or nuclear medicine tests are used.
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pathology with over 20 years of experience in providing pathology services. The company’s main lab at Agra has facilities to carry out over 1000 different tests and panels in the disciplines of Molecular diagnostic, virology, Immunochemistry, PCR technology, infectious diseases, biochemistry, hematology, histopathology, cytology, utilizing the state –of other-art technology and equipment. Scientific Pathology was founded by Dr. Ashok Sharma
in the year 1987– a great visionary who wants to give the best to his patients. Till date, even after a long journey the motive of giving the BEST TO HIS PATIENTS has been the main guiding force in the development of SP. Today SP is undoubtedly the largest center for quality pathological investigations in western UP, Eastern part of Madhya Pradesh & Rajasthan. Scientific Pathology (SP)
provides top quality series to its customer and has internationaly accepted external and internal quality assurance programs in place. SP is Agra’s highest accredited laboratory with accreditation from NABL, ISO 9001:2008 certification and Voluntary inter laboratory Comparison Programme (VILAC-2006). Scientific Pathology (SP)
is the first laboratory in Agra to use the laboratory information management Software. This software has unique ability of performing test through Bar code reading and a bi-directional interface with the instrument, which enables a completely automated testing and reporting process thus ensuring quality, error free results every time. Patient can view the report online.