ballistocardiography

bal·lis·to·cardiography

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  • Ballistocardiography — The ballistocardiograph (BCG) is a vital sign in the 1 20 Hz frequency range which is caused by the mechanical movement of the heart and can be recorded by noninvasive methods from the surface of the body. It was shown for the first time, after… …   Wikipedia

  • ballistocardiography — See ballistocardiograph. * * *       graphic recording of the stroke volume of the heart for the purpose of calculating cardiac output. The heartbeat results in motion of the body, which in turn causes movements in a suspended supporting… …   Universalium

  • ballistocardiography — 1. The graphic recording of movements of the body imparted by ballistic forces (cardiac contraction and ejection of blood, ventricular filling, acceleration, and deceleration of blood fl …   Medical dictionary

  • ballistocardiography — n. recording of the heart s activity using a ballistocardiograph …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ballistocardiography — noun see ballistocardiograph * * * ballistōcardiogˈraphy noun • • • Main Entry: ↑ballistic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ballistocardiograph — ballistocardiography /beuh lis toh kahr dee og reuh fee/, n. /beuh lis toh kahr dee euh graf , grahf /, n. Med. a device that determines cardiac output by recording the movements of the body caused by contraction of the heart and ejection of… …   Universalium

  • Баллистокардиография — (от греч. balk)         бросаю, kardia сердце и grapho пишу), метод исследования механических проявлений сердечной деятельности, выражающихся в смещениях тела человека. Состоит в регистрации этих смещений, вызванных «отдачей» при сокращении… …   Большая советская энциклопедия

  • Cardiology diagnostic tests and procedures — Intervention ICD 9 CM 89.4 89.6 …   Wikipedia

  • Surgery — This article is about the medical specialty. For other uses, see Surgery (disambiguation). A cardiothoracic surgeon performs a mitral valve replacement at the Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Surgery (from the Greek …   Wikipedia

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation — CPR redirects here. For other uses, see CPR (disambiguation). Cardiopulmonary resuscitation Intervention CPR being performed on a mannequin ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

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