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Introduction

  • Hani Saleh
  • Nourhan Bayasi
  • Baker Mohammad
  • Mohammed Ismail
Chapter
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)

Abstract

This chapter introduces the severity of heart-related problems and their huge impact on assuming many lives. Remote monitoring systems are introduced, followed by a brief introduction to the ECG signal and its importance in diagnosing cardiac arrhythmias. The chapter concludes by discussing the problem with existing automatic cardiac arrhythmia diagnostic solutions, the book main contribution, and the book outline.

Keywords

Sudden cardiac death (SCD) Ventricular tachycardia (VT) Ventricular fibrillation (VF) Remote monitoring system (RMS) Implantable Electrocardiographic (ECG) signal Cardiac arrhythmias 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hani Saleh
    • 1
  • Nourhan Bayasi
    • 2
  • Baker Mohammad
    • 1
  • Mohammed Ismail
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringKhalifa University of Science, Technology and ResearchAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringKhalifa University of Science, Technology and ResearchAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering DepartmentKhalifa University of Science, Technology and ResearchAbu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates

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