Digital App Simplifies the Diagnosis of Atrial Fibrillation

Electrocardiograms (ECG) recorded on a smartphone enable doctors to identify arrhythmias earlier.


The fast, chaotic heart rhythm known as atrial fibrillation (A-fib) increases the likelihood that blood will pool in the heart and clot. If a clot is ejected into the bloodstream, it can travel to the brain and cause a stroke. Patients with A-fib must take anticoagulants to lower this risk.

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