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A 60-year-old male asked:

Cardiology: is an ecg and ekg interchangable terms and the same machine used during examination?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Yes: ECG (electrocardiogram) and EKG (elektrokardiogramm - German spelling) are the same thing. The English language includes words originating from many different languages.
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