Cardiology

Apple Watch Helps Detect AF: Is This the Future?

5 days ago   |   By Medscape

The first study of its kind involving more than 400,000 members of the general population used an Apple Watch to identify irregular pulse and received a mixed response from ACC delegates.
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Apple Watch Pulse Warnings Fairly Accurate

5 days ago   |   By MedPageToday

But Apple Heart Study authors, and other experts, say more research needed
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Apple Heart Study forms ‘solid foundation' for AF detection via smartwatch

5 days ago   |   By Healio

NEW ORLEANS - Anticipated results of the Apple Heart Study, which evaluated how well a smartwatch can identify and prompt subsequent clinical evaluation, were presented before a packed room at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session.
The large-scale, app-based study - led by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine - enrolled nearly 420,000 participants over 8 months.
“In the Apple Heart Study, we found a low proportion of notifications across a diverse population,” Marco Perez, MD, associate professor of medicine (cardiovascular
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