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Medical Term:

linear local shortening cardiac


A technique for the evaluation of nonfluoroscopic electromechanical and local information on an electrical mapping system. Using a locatable sensor positioned in a magnetic field, the endocardial border can be traced and electrical and mechanical (i.e., contractile) function assessed.

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