limb lead


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Related to limb lead: electrocardiographic, chest leads, unipolar leads, precordial leads, aVF lead

limb lead

one of the three standard leads (leads I, II, III) or one of the unipolar limb leads (aVR, aVL, aVF).

limb lead

[lēd]
Etymology: AS, lim, limb, laeden, lead
an electrocardiographic electrode that is attached to an arm or a leg.

limb lead

(lim lēd)
One of the three standard leads (leads I, II, III) or one of the unipolar limb leads (aVR, aVL, aVF).

limb lead

Any lead, unipolar or bipolar, in which a limb is the location of one of the electrodes.
See also: lead
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Historically, the limb leads were measured with ankles and wrists in conducting solution, which formed the "electrode".
Local activation times relative to the S peak in the II limb lead electrocardiogram (sinus rhythm) or to the onset of a pacing impulse (ventricular pacing) were determined automatically on the basis of the minimum of the first derivative of the (IRS complex and reviewed and revised if necessary.
The standard limb leads electrocardiogram (ECG) band-pass filtered through 50 to 300Hz were recorded from the persons without heart diseases (Normal group; n=24), the patients with single vessel disease (SVD group; n=12) and TVD (TVD group; n=12) and saved into PC.
The artifacts related to Parkinson's disease are more prominent in the limb leads and represent the action potentials of active striated muscles.