MULTIVARIATE LINEAR REGRESSION BASED SYNTHESIS OF 12-LEAD ECG FROM THREE BIPOLAR LEADS

Ivan Tomasic, Roman Trobec, Viktor Avbelj

Abstract

The development of new technologies for electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring enables the optimization of ECG recording strategy, in terms of a number and a position of body electrodes. Emerging wireless technology, together with requirements for improved wearing comfort, dictates a special design of a wireless bipolar ECG lead, which is composed of two closely placed electrodes. The measurements from a set of wireless electrodes, can serve for the reconstruction of the standard 12-lead ECG, which is directly applicable for the current medical knowledge. We present a method for synthesizing 12-lead ECG from only three bipolar leads. The result of the proposed method, based on multivariate linear regression, is a coefficients vector that transforms the data from three bipolar leads to a synthesized 12-leads ECG with minimum loss of diagnostic information. Two presented test cases show that a linear combination of only three bipolar leads, each obtained from two electrodes on a distance of 5 cm, suffices for a reliable synthesis of a standard 12-lead ECG. Wireless ECG leads can constitute a body sensor network that eliminates the need for additional wires and therefore improves the applicability of ECG device technology.

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Tomasic I., Trobec R. and Avbelj V. (2010). MULTIVARIATE LINEAR REGRESSION BASED SYNTHESIS OF 12-LEAD ECG FROM THREE BIPOLAR LEADS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-016-0, pages 216-221. DOI: 10.5220/0002697702160221


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@conference{healthinf10,
author={Ivan Tomasic and Roman Trobec and Viktor Avbelj},
title={MULTIVARIATE LINEAR REGRESSION BASED SYNTHESIS OF 12-LEAD ECG FROM THREE BIPOLAR LEADS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={216-221},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002697702160221},
isbn={978-989-674-016-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - MULTIVARIATE LINEAR REGRESSION BASED SYNTHESIS OF 12-LEAD ECG FROM THREE BIPOLAR LEADS
SN - 978-989-674-016-0
AU - Tomasic I.
AU - Trobec R.
AU - Avbelj V.
PY - 2010
SP - 216
EP - 221
DO - 10.5220/0002697702160221