What Is a Low Voltage EKG?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 9:30:31 PM ET

A low voltage electrocardiogram result can be caused by a problem in the heart's ability to generate electricity or can be due to the presence of fluid or air in the chest between the electrodes and the heart. Chronic heart diseases, such as cardiomyopathy, can cause low voltage ECGs.

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