ECG

This channel includes news and new technology innovations ECG, electrocardiogram systems. These systems are also referred to as EKG, or eletrokardiogram from the original German where ECG was first developed. Electrocardiographs record the heart's electrical activity, recorded with a set of wire electrodes placed in the chest and back.  The electrical impulses and caused by heart muscle depolarizing during each heartbeat. The channel includes news on standard diagnostic ECG systems, ECG management systems, defibrillator-monitors, Holter technology, and remote and wearable ECG patient monitoring. 

An example of the new generation of cardiac monitoring device that is replacing Holter monitoring is the Cardea Solo wearable sensor. The FDA-cleared device automatically analyzes data when the device is turned back into the physician's office and automatically produces a draft summary report. This technology can simplify the workflow by eliminating the need for third-party involvement.

Feature | Atrial Fibrillation | September 13, 2018
Rapid advances in technology to monitor atrial fibrillation (AF or Afib) are enabling clinicians to access real-time...
Biotronik Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor of MoMe Kardia Diagnostic Monitor
News | Remote Monitoring | September 05, 2018
September 5, 2018 — Biotronik announced it is now the exclusive U.S. distributor for the MoMe Kardia external cardiac...
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | August 30, 2018
This is a 360 degree photo inside a Detroit Fire Department ambulance equipped with a new Zoll X Series defibrillator-...
Maisense Introduces Simultaneous Blood Pressure and ECG Recording System
News | Telecardiology | August 30, 2018
August 30, 2018 — At the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, cardiovascular technology startup Maisense...
Cardea Solo Wearable ECG Collects High-Altitude Cardiac Data on Denali Expedition

David R. Ohlson, DO (right), logs patient cardiac information and labels a used Cardea Solo ECG sensor while USX climber Adam Storck (left) replaces his sensor at Denali's 14,200-foot camp. Photo courtesy of Ron Oliver, USX.

News | ECG Wireless Remote Access | August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018 — U.S. Expeditions and Explorations (USX) and Cardiac Insight Inc. announced the successful completion...
iBeat Heart Watch Now Shipping
Technology | Wearables | August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018 — iBeat recently announced the release and shipping of its iBeat Heart Watch. The heart and blood flow...
Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Now cleared by the FDA, PocketECG CRS is a new mobile cardiac rehabilitation system designed to provide high-quality ECG monitoring and automated arrhythmia detection during rehabilitation training. The device monitors a patient's heart rhythm and heart rate to safely guide the intensity and duration of rehabilitation exercises in real-time.

Technology | Cardiac Rehabilitation | July 24, 2018
July 23, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for the PocketECG Cardiac...
The Biotricity Bioflux remote ECG monitoring system.
News | Remote Monitoring | July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018 - Diagnostic and consumer healthcare remote monitoring technology company Biotricity Inc. has completed...
An example of an automated summary cardiac monitor report from Medicalgorithmics' PocketECG system. Most of the the report parameters can be opened as separate pages with additional automated report summaries and graphical data charts.

An example of an automated summary cardiac monitor report from Medicalgorithmics' PocketECG system. Most of the the report parameters can be opened as separate pages with additional automated report summaries and graphical data charts. 

Blog | Remote Monitoring | June 20, 2018
There is a movement toward real-time, remote cardiac monitoring with the latest generation of event and Holter monitor...
The Medicalgorithmics PocketECG Holter monitor offers real-time, remote, wireless ECG recording and tracking.

The Medicalgorithmics PocketECG Holter monitor offers real-time, remote, wireless ECG recording and tracking. Real-time data review may be able to help diagnose an arrhythmia quickly, reducing the amount of time the patient needs to be monitored. Also, 24/7 data offers a more complete picture of the patient's health, rather than fragments of data from older Holter and event monitor systems. 

Blog | ECG Wireless Remote Access | June 06, 2018
There is a shift occurring in remote ECG monitoring technology used in Holters and cardiac event recorders that may...
The Medtronic Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor allows for 24/7 monitoring

New cardiac monitoring technologies allow for longer duration data collection. The Medtronic Reveal Linq implantable cardiac monitor allows for 24/7 monitoring for up to three years. This might not be necessary for most patients, and there are several newer Holter monitors that can record up to several days or several weeks of data in real-time.  

Blog | ECG Wireless Remote Access | May 23, 2018
New patient monitoring technologies with wireless connectivity have enabled a revolution in cardiac event and Holter...
Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) live electrophysiology (EP) procedure case at the 2018 annual meeting. #HRS2018

A live EP case presentation during the 2018 Heart Rhythm meeting.

Feature | HRS | May 18, 2018 | Dave Fornell
Here is an aggregation of all the news and late-breaking studies presented at the 2018 Heart Rhythm Society (HRS)...
RHYTHM Study Reveals Link Between Total AF Burden and Stroke Risk
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018 — A new study published in JAMA Cardiology used the Zio continuous cardiac monitoring system by iRhythm to...
The Apple Watch Series 2, Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 and the Fitbit Charge 2 were all able to properly diagnose the very rapid heart beats involved in  paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). #HRS2018

The Apple Watch Series 2, Samsung Galaxy Gear S3 and the Fitbit Charge 2 were all able to properly diagnose the very rapid heart beats involved in  paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT).  

News | EP Lab | May 16, 2018
May 16, 2018 — A new study is the first to validate the accuracy of wrist-worn wearable devices in measuring induced...
Online ECG Monitoring Detects Paroxysmal AFib More Effectively Than Holter, Patch Methods
News | ECG Monitoring Services | May 09, 2018
May 9, 2018 – Medicalgorithmics S.A. will present the results of a large study evaluating online versus offline...