Study and Mechanism of Magnetocardiography (MCG) Device and its Comparison to Electrocardiography (ECG) in Heart Diseases


Bashirullah Safi
Fazal Rahman Mukhlis Safi
Abdul Rabi Atif


Background: Magnetocardiography device is the best tool for diagnosing heart diseases in a more accurate way. This device is related to the superconductors and squid. In Afghanistan there has been no research conducted about it. Therefore, the aim of this study is to explore the structure, activity and information related to the application of magnetocardiography theoretically.
Materials and Methods: The research design for this study is reflective in nature, utilizing a review research approach. This involves examining existing literature, reports, and empirical studies published in peer review journals about the structure and mechanism of the magnetocardiography device and its comparison with electrocardiography. The obtained information was summarized, compared the previous and current articles, and the results obtained are placed here.
Findings: Today, in the medical field, magnetocardiography is an advanced device, which diagnoses diseases in shortage of time accurately and quickly. In addition, the magnetocardiography device used to diagnose heart diseases has very few negative effects on human body against other devices.
Conclusion: Calculation of this magnetic field from the superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) is the only powerful magnetic sensor to measure human biological magnetic activity so far. A comparison of conventional sensor arrangements (MCG/ECG) and optimized sensor arrangements were made by determining the slope of individual values, and its application for heart diseases very effectively. MCG is used in the imaging of patients for whom the time required is much less than the time of ECG measurement.


Electrocardiography, Magnetocardiography, Superconductivity, Squid


How to Cite
Safi, B., Mukhlis Safi, F. R., & Atif, A. R. (2023). Study and Mechanism of Magnetocardiography (MCG) Device and its Comparison to Electrocardiography (ECG) in Heart Diseases. NUIJB, 2(03), 20–26. Retrieved from


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