Investigation of the electric field of the isolated dog's heart
A method of investigating the electric field of the isolated perfused animal's heart in a liquid volume conductor is described. Potentials are recorded from 241 points on a spherical surface surounding the heart by a unipolar technique. The electrodes are 1–2 cm away from the surface of the heart. The leads are grouped together 6 at a time. One of them is recorded as a constituent of all groups and serves for synchronization. The method is intended for the study of various types of equivalent electrical generators of the heart.
Key Wordselectrocardiography electric field of the heart
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