An Electrocardiograph based Arrythmia Detection System
Cardiac disorders turn out to be a serious disease if not diagnosed and treated at the earliest. Arrhythmia is a cardiac disorder that exists as a result of irregular heart beat conditions. There are several variants in this type of disorder which can be only diagnosed only when patient is under an intensive care conditions and also the patient with such disorder do not experience and physical symptoms. Such diseases turn out to be deadly if not treated early. A detection system is thus required which is capable of detecting these arrhythmias in real time and aid in the diagnosis. An FPGA based arrhythmia detection system is designed and implemented here which can detect second degree AV block type of arrhythmia. The designed system was simulated and tested with ECG signal from MIT-BH database and the results revealed that a robust arrhythmia detection system was implemented.
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