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ECG Variation
Hi,

My Husband went through a ECG yesterday, There was variation in the graph. The ECG was done in a span of 1 hour. But the reports had variation. Please suggest what can be the reason.
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612551 tn?1450025775
Sorry, but I think your question is too general and technical (absent the data) to get much help here. What did the doctor or technician say?

An ECG that lasts 1 hour is unusual in my experience, doctors always run about a 10 second "strip" or recording when the procedure is done on me.

Perhaps it is normal to see variations when an ECG is run for such a long period of time.
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It is.

Heart rhythm will vary, the "spikes" will vary with adrenaline, axis will vary with breathing and positioning, and everyone get an occational PAC or PVC.
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The ECG was not run for One Hour..
It was run for about a minute. As some variations were noticed, the technician suggested (after a discussion with a physician ) after a gap of an hour he will do another ECG.

As per the instruction, the technician took my husbands ECG after the Gap and the variation was again noticed.

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