To the Editor The Viewpoint by Dr Ip1 discussed wearable devices in the management of patients with heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. Even though we agree with the author’s cautionary message about the consequences of false-positive results, we respectfully disagree with him regarding the interpretation of our study2 that assessed the performance of the KardiaBand in detecting atrial fibrillation.
Lambert CT, Bumgarner JM, Tarakji KG. Atrial Fibrillation Detection With Wearable Devices. JAMA. 2019;321(23):2367–2368. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2019.4538
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