Meaning : Electrocardiogram
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Cardiology
What does EKG mean or stand for ?
Also known as ECG or EKG – This is a test that shows the electrical activity of the heart and is done by placing small electrodes over the abdomen and feet where there are more concentration of arteries.These tiny electrodes produce a small amount of charge that helps print out a graph – report on an elongated paper.This graph of voltage versus time tells the story of how well your heart is performing to electrical signal stimulation and can used to ascertain a heart attack and other changes.