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Electrocardiogram, What Is The Medical Procedure? - Dr. Saks (VIDEO)

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Dr. Saks explains the medical procedure for an electrocardiogram/EKG/ECG.

Dr. Saks:
The electrocardiogram is just a simple test where they will, the medical assistant will ask the lady to loosen up her shirt, they will put a number of stickers across the chest hooked up to wires, and the patient just lays still for just a few seconds, and a machine makes the tracing of the heart on a piece of paper, and then they unhook the wires and the stickers.

About Dr. Saks, D.O.:
Dr. Shani S. Saks joined the Arizona Heart Institute in September 2005, following a three-year invasive cardiology fellowship at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital in Pontiac, Michigan. Prior to entering medical school, Dr. Saks completed her undergraduate and Master of Science degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan where she graduated Cum Laude. She received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Saks continued her medical education by completing an internal medicine residency at the Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital, where she served as Chief Medicine Resident. Dr. Saks is a Certified Internist by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners. Due to significant and premature heart disease in her own family, Dr. Saks has a strong commitment to patient education, reducing risk of heart disease, preventative medicine and women’s health. Dr. Saks provides services at the Arizona Heart Institute location in central Phoenix.

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