PTB Diagnostic ECG Database 1.0.0

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Databases: 	PTB_MI_12leadECG_1000Hz

Professor Michael Oeff 
Department of Cardiology 
Klinikum Benjamin Franklin 
Free University of Berlin, Germany 
Current address: 
Department of Cardiology 
Klinikum Brandenburg 
14770 Brandenburg, Germany

On behalf of: 
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt 
Institute Berlin 
Abbestrasse 2-12 
10587 Berlin, Germany 

The databases contain either 549 conventional 12-lead resting ECGs or the corresponding measured Frank lead ECGs. 
The ECGs are digitized at a sampling rate of 1000Hz (0.5 ┬ÁV/LSB; 16 Bit ADC). 
On special request this database may be available at sampling rates up to 10,000Hz.

Up to five follow-up ECGs are available from subjects of the following diagnostic classes:

Myocardial infarction 		148 pts. 
Cardiomyopathy/Heart failure 	  18 pts. 
Bundle branch block 			  15 pts. 
Dysrhythmia 				  14 pts. 
Myocardial hypertrophy 		    7 pts. 
Valvular heart disease 		    6 pts. 
Myocarditis 				    4 pts. 
Miscellaneous 			    5 pts. 
Healthy controls 			   54 individuals.

Every patient is supplied with an information string containing age, gender, diagnosis, and where applicable, data on the medical history, medications and interventions, coronary artery pathology, ventriculography, echocardiography, and hemodynamics.

Contact information: 
Dr. Ralf Bousseljot 
Dr. Dieter Kreiseler 
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt 
Labor 8.42 
Abbestrasse 2-12 
10587 Berlin, Germany