Lead Systems and Recording Devices

  • Andrius Petrėnas
  • Vaidotas Marozas
  • Leif Sörnmo
Part of the Series in BioEngineering book series (SERBIOENG)


This chapter provides an overview of ECG lead systems and commercial devices for atrial fibrillation monitoring, with special emphasis on devices using few leads. The rapid development of electronics has given rise to various approaches, ranging from invasive devices to short-term screening recorders, as well as to non-ECG mobile devices. Contemporary devices offer patient comfort and can therefore be used for extended time periods, for example, to detect silent, previously undocumented atrial fibrillation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrius Petrėnas
    • 1
  • Vaidotas Marozas
    • 1
  • Leif Sörnmo
    • 2
  1. 1.Biomedical Engineering InstituteKaunas University of TechnologyKaunasLithuania
  2. 2.Department of Biomedical Engineering and Center for Integrative ElectrocardiologyLund UniversityLundSweden

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