seismocardiography


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seismocardiography

An obsolete diagnostic modality in which the cardiac vibrations were selectively recorded and analysed.
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Cardiac sounds from a wearable device for sternal seismocardiography.
These events can be assessed with seismocardiography, whereby vibrations in the chest are measured with an accelerometer placed on the sternum (Chest 1991;100:991-3) and can be combined with ECG data to derive the Tei index, a global measure of cardiac performance (J.
Seismocardiography is a non-invasive technique developed for recording and analyzing of cardiac vibratory activity [11].