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A 37-year-old female asked:

Should i be concerned about baseline wandering on an ecg?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
ECG : Baseline wandering on ECG is not a cardiac finding and is a concern only for the quality of recording.
Dr. Jared Adams
12 years experience
Not to worry: Wandering baseline is "signal noise" or "artifact" on an ekg caused by loose connections, patient breathing, etc... But nothing to do with the activity of the heart.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is a wandering baseline on an ECG?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
ECG: Wandering baseline on an ecg is usually caused by changes in recorded resting potentials caused by problems of skin contact or interference in the electrical lines. Wandering baseline is generally not a heart problem.
Last updated May 3, 2015
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