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Introduction

Leads I, II, & III are referred to as "bipolar leads". This is due to having two sensors on the skin surface making the positive and negative pole for this particular view.

When monitoring patients in one of these views, the sensor not involved in the "lead circuit" will become the ground.

Which Leads?

Einthoven's Triangle is formed by which three leads?

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Answer

Einthoven's Triangle is formed by which three leads?

  • Right Shoulder (arm)
  • Left Shoulder (arm)
  • Left Leg
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Authors and Reviewers

Authored by Thomas O'Brien
Medically reviewed by Dr. Jonathan Keroes, MD, Cardiology
Last Update: 11/8/2020




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