seismocardiography


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seismocardiography

An obsolete diagnostic modality in which the cardiac vibrations were selectively recorded and analysed.
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It also measures cardiac health in two ways, taking electrocardiograph and seismocardiography readings simultaneously.
Cardiac sounds from a wearable device for sternal seismocardiography. Proceedings of the 2011 Annual Conference of the IEEE (pp.
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.