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  • noun Dutch physiologist who devised the first electrocardiograph (1860-1927)


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  • This machine is known as the Einthoven 'string galvanometer,' invented by that famous Dutch physiologist of

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  • Although it has been superseded by portable types and by models utilizing amplification techniques used in radio communication (Einthoven has always mistrusted the use of condensers, fearing the distortion of curves), cardiograms from the string galvanometer have remained the standard of reference in numerous cases to this day.

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  • This investigation led Einthoven to intensify his research.

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  • Einthoven possessed the gift of being able to devote himself entirely to a particular field of study.

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  • Einthoven was a member of the Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences, the meetings of which he hardly ever missed.

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  • Einthoven married in 1886 Frédérique Jeanne Louise de

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  • For this, suffering mankind has much to owe to Einthoven.

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  • The first was carried out after Einthoven had gained his "candidaat" diploma (approximately equivalent to the B.Sc. degree), under the direction of the anatomist W. Koster, and was entitled "Quelques remarques sur le mécanisme de l'articulation du coude" (Some remarks on the elbow joint).

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