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Biotech Innovations
January 14, 2020

Studying New Approaches to Detect Atrial Fibrillation

JAMA. 2020;323(2):111. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.21593

Researchers tested a smartwatch-based irregular pulse notification algorithm for suspected atrial fibrillation among more than 400 000 US participants in a recent trial. The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, came from the Apple Heart Study, a collaboration between technology giant Apple and Stanford Medicine.