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June 1, 2017 AT 4:09 pm

CardioInsight – A Vest that Maps the Heart’s Electrical System

No catheter needed thanks to Medtronic’s new wearable CardioInsight Mapping Vest. It is made out of cotton / spandex and outfitted with 252-electrodes. This wearable device was approved by the FDA in November and is now in commercial use. The three-dimensional heart maps are created by a combination of ECG signals and CT scans should provide a non-invasive solution to quickly locate heart malfunctions.

[ Read More @ IEEE Spectrum ]


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