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Willem, Dutch physiologist and Nobel laureate, 1860-1927. See: Einthoven equation, Einthoven law, Einthoven string galvanometer, Einthoven triangle.


Dutch physiologist, discoverer of the electrocardiogram.

Einthoven's law
the potential differences between the bipolar leads measured simultaneously will, at any given moment, have the values II  = I + III.
Einthoven triangle
an equilateral triangle used as a model of the standard limb leads used in electrocardiography.
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Address correspondence to this author at: Einthoven Laboratory for Experimental Vascular Medicine, Department of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Leiden University Medical Center, P.
Einthoven wrongly acknowledged that Waller had introduced the name "electrocardiogram", but probably introduced it himself (3).
Number of voltage criteria has been recommended over the years since Einthoven (8) described the increased R wave amplitude in a patient with mitral regurgitation.
In 1895, Einthoven identified the 5 primary topographic features of the ECG tracing (P, Q, R, S, and T waves), and defined in 1912 the current standard ECG leads I, II, and III.
from the Department of Surgery, Einthoven Laboratory for Experimental Vascular Medicine, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands.