Two Very Different AliveCor ‘KardiMobile’ ECGs — Appears There Is A Right & Wrong Orientation.

by Anura Guruge

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So, two different ECGs. The top one is mine, the bottom one isn’t. Both were APPROVED by the so called AliveCor board-certified cardiologist. The bottom one looked wrong to I — and I am by no means an ECG expert. The spikes are going down when I am used to seeing them going up. But, AliveCor said it was OK.

So, what did I do?

What any sensible person would do. I turned to Twitter! When I posted yesterday’s post on Twitter a number of ‘doctors’, to my amazement, responded. So, I asked them. Glad I did. Appears that the KardiMobile has a right and wrong orientation. I guess the name ‘Kardia’ (and the upside down ‘V’) should be such that you can read it — the right way up. Wow. Simple as that. So, the reading was correct. ECG is correct — just upside down.

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