Simple method for measuring heart vector of isolated animal hearts
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Animals; Heart; Rabbits; Vectorcardiography
The spatial dipole moment of a perfused animal heart suspended at the center of a fluid-filled sphere can be found in magnitude and direction to a good approximation by three sets of bipolar measurements. The method has been applied in finding the vectorcardiograms of turtle and rabbit hearts.
NELSON CV. Simple method for measuring heart vector of isolated animal hearts. Science. 1961;133(3467):1831-1832. doi:10.1126/science.133.3467.1831