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Electronics 2014, 3(3), 409-418; doi:10.3390/electronics3030409
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A Low Latency Electrocardiographic QRS Activity Recovery Technique for Use on the Upper Left Arm

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Received: 20 February 2014; in revised form: 5 May 2014 / Accepted: 29 June 2014 / Published: 16 July 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Wearable Electronics)
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Abstract: Empirical mode decomposition is used as a low latency method of recovering the cardiac ventricular activity QRS biopotential signals recorded from the upper arm. The recovery technique is tested and compared with the industry accepted technique of signal averaging using a database of “normal” rhythm traces from bipolar ECG leads along the left arm, recorded from patient volunteers at a cardiology day procedure clinic. The same partial recomposition technique is applied to recordings taken using an innovative dry electrode technology supplied by Plessey Semiconductors. In each case, signal to noise ratio (SNR) is used as a metric for comparison.
Keywords: empirical mode decomposition; ECG; arrhythmia; filter; noise; SAECG empirical mode decomposition; ECG; arrhythmia; filter; noise; SAECG
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Lynn, W.D.; Escalona, O.J.; McEneaney, D.J. A Low Latency Electrocardiographic QRS Activity Recovery Technique for Use on the Upper Left Arm. Electronics 2014, 3, 409-418.

AMA Style

Lynn WD, Escalona OJ, McEneaney DJ. A Low Latency Electrocardiographic QRS Activity Recovery Technique for Use on the Upper Left Arm. Electronics. 2014; 3(3):409-418.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Lynn, William D.; Escalona, Omar J.; McEneaney, David J. 2014. "A Low Latency Electrocardiographic QRS Activity Recovery Technique for Use on the Upper Left Arm." Electronics 3, no. 3: 409-418.


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