Conference Paper

The University of Glasgow (Uni-G) ECG analysis program

Sect. of Cardiology & Exercise Medicine, Glasgow Univ.
DOI: 10.1109/CIC.2005.1588134 Conference: Computers in Cardiology, 2005
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The University of Glasgow 12/15 lead ECG analysis program has been in continuous development for over 20 years. It has been adapted to meet the needs of different users and keep abreast of changes in terminology as well as new morphological features described in the literature. It is applicable to neonates as well as adults and takes account of racial variation in wave amplitudes. It has a capability for comparing serially recorded ECGs using one of two different approaches. The many varying features of the software have led to the introduction of the descriptor Uni-G (unique) ECG analysis program

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