Ambulatory ECG Monitoring: Real-Time Analysis Versus Tape Scanning Systems

  • Roger G. Mark
  • Kenneth L. Ripley
Part of the M. D. Computing: Benchmark Papers book series (MD COMPUTING)


Long-term ambulatory monitoring of the electrocardiogram has become an important diagnostic technique. It is used to evaluate patients with known ventricular ectopic activity who may be at risk for sudden death; likewise, it is used to monitor patients after myocardial infarction, to evaluate patients with intermittent symptoms possibly due to cardiac arrhythmias, to document the effectiveness of antiarrhythmic drug therapy, and to check the functioning of implanted cardiac pacemakers [1–9].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger G. Mark
    • 1
  • Kenneth L. Ripley
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering in MedicineMITUSA
  2. 2.Diagnostic Medical Instruments, Inc.East SyracuseUSA

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