Procedures & Tests - EKG

(This procedure/test may also be known as: Electrocardiography, Electrocardiogram, ECG, Holter Monitor, Event Recorders)

Espanol ButtonEKG (also called ECG) is short for electrocardiogram. Electro refers to the heart's natural electrical activity, which the test records through small wires taped on your chest. (Don't worry, you won't feel a thing.) This video shows what it's like.


Related Conditions

Related Conditions
Here are some of the conditions related to this procedure/test. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Bradyarrhythmias, Heart Disease, Supraventricular Tachycardia.

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