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Cardiology Management

#EHRA2019: New ECG uses signals from ear and hand to check heart rhythm

2019 27 Mar

A pioneering study presented at EHRA 2019, a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress, reports that the ear can be used for electrocardiogram (ECG) signal detection. In the study, a novel ECG device utilised signals from the ear and hand to check heart rhythm. This new ECG  not requiring two hands could be used by drivers, athletes, and the military,... Read more

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Mobile App Speeds Treatment for Heart Attack Patients

2015 19 Mar

CodeHeart, a mobile app developed at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center, allows heart attack patients to be treated more quickly (some an average of 30 percent faster) reducing potential heart damage, according to a new study reported in the journal Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine . The app allows hospital... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Mathematical Model Helps Digitalise Heart Rhythms

2015 11 Mar

A new mathematical model has been developed by a team of scientists at John Hopkins led by cardiologist and biomedical engineer Hiroshi Ashikaga, M.D, PhD. The model can measure and digitally map the beat-sustaining electrical flow between heart cells. The approach has been described in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. The team believes... Read more