Meaning : Electro cardiogram
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Cardiology
What does ECG mean or stand for ?
ECG is a test that is performed on a patient to check their hearts electrical activity.This is a good indicator of the health of the heart muscles by application of electro stimuli.In this test,electrodes are attached on the surface of the body and stimulated.A Graph is generated which shows the effects of voltage applied on X Axis and time on Y Axis.I t can be used to detect abnormalities.