Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014, Page: 133-137
Predominant Peak Detection of QRS Complexes
Ahmed Saad Al-Ghabban, Department of Medical Engineering, Alnahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
Abbas Fathil Al-Hashimi, Department of Medical Engineering, Alnahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
Ziad Tariq Al-Dahan, Department of Medical Engineering, Alnahrain University, Baghdad, Iraq
Received: Sep. 17, 2014;       Accepted: Oct. 8, 2014;       Published: Nov. 18, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmi.20140206.12      View  2619      Downloads  154
Abstract
This work presents a methodology for detection of QRS complexes which is an adaptation of Pan-Tompkins algorithm. This method includes band bass filtration, derivative, squaring, moving window integration, thresholding, false peak cancellation and detection the predominant peak of QRS complex. This method doing well in the presence of noise and simple ectopic beats but still affected by multifocal ectopic beats. The method was tested on the MIT-BIH Arrhythmia database and achieves accuracy 99.68%.
Keywords
ECG, QRS, Ectopic beat, Butterworth Filter
To cite this article
Ahmed Saad Al-Ghabban, Abbas Fathil Al-Hashimi, Ziad Tariq Al-Dahan, Predominant Peak Detection of QRS Complexes, International Journal of Medical Imaging. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2014, pp. 133-137. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmi.20140206.12
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