Electrocardiogram (ECG Or EKG)

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) tests the heart’s electrical activity. The ECG records each beat’s impulse which prompts the heart muscles to squeeze and pump blood. It is used to evaluate the heart’s size and chambers’ positions. This procedure can also check if the heart beat is at a normal rate and strength. A physician may require a patient to get an ECG to rule out heart disease such as heart failure, heart attack, blocked arteries, and irregular heartbeat.

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