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University of Arizona Researchers Develop Inexpensive Blood Pressure Monitoring System Using Pulse Wave Velocity

About 75 million American adults (32 percent) have high blood pressure. Among these individuals, only half have their blood pressure under control. Therefore, an easy and cost-effective method to monitor […]
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AR Surgery

Cardiologists Use Augmented Reality to Plan and Perform Complex Procedures

Researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston, have been investigating the use of Augmented Reality (AR) headsets for visualizing myocardial scars during surgical interventions. Jihye Jang, […]
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HoloLens for Surgery

Doctors Use HoloLens to Investigate Heart Scars in High Resolution Before Surgery

During ablations and electrophysiology studies, the surgeon must have a clear idea about where scars and other relevant items are within the heart. Normally, this information is displayed on a […]
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Glucose powered implants

Washington University Researchers Use Glucose as Power Source for Medical Implants

Popular health wearables such as smartwatches or implanted medical devices and patches typically require batteries which need to be recharged. Now, researchers at Washington State University have found a method […]
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Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator

Wearable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Does Not Prevent Sudden Death After Myocardial Infarctions

Patients with myocardial infarction may get some benefit from wearing a cardioverter-defibrillator in the month after a heart attack, but it does not reduce arrhythmic death in these patients, according […]
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Ultrasound patch

This Wearable Stick-On Ultrasound Patch Can Measure Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

Scientists at the University of California San Diego created a new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin such as the jugular vein […]
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