Improving Afib Detection after Stroke

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35091
Published 2019-09-01by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
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A new method of evaluating irregular heartbeats outperformed the approach that’s currently used widely in stroke units to detect instances of atrial fibrillation (Afib). The technology, called electrocardiomatrix, goes further than standard cardiac telemetry by examining large amounts of telemetry data in a way that’s so detailed it’s impractical for individual clinicians to attempt.