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Cardiology Management

Predicting Arrhythmias Could Help Prevent Them

2015 02 Oct

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a way of predicting cardiac arrhythmias before they even occur. The finding could lead to an improved cardiac device that is designed to detect and prevent arrhythmias. The researchers focused on a potentially fatal form of arrhythmia occurring in a condition, called the long QT syndrome, which runs in... Read more

Cardiology Management

New Software Could Predict Sudden Cardiac Death

2014 31 Dec

A new technology, developed by Antonio Aguilar, and patented by the Galway Hospital in Ireland, is being used to predict cardiac events in people at risk of sudden cardiac death. The cardiologists at the hospital used the technology in 2013 to diagnose and test its accuracy. They are now in the process of prototyping and marketing the software. The... Read more

IT Management

Face Time for A-Fib Diagnosis

2014 04 Sep

The results of a pilot project were recently published in the journal Heart Rhythm and demonstrate that subtle changes in skin colour can be used to detect the uneven blood flow caused by atrial fibrillation. This technology, developed in a partnership between the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and Xerox, uses a web camera... Read more

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