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Category: arrhythmia

  • AliveCor gets FDA clearance for software to measure QT interval

    AliveCor’s at-home EKG device won FDA clearance to calculate a heart’s QT interval, a measurement of how long it takes the ventricles to contract and relax. This is vital given that some drugs can lead to QT prolongation, which can increase the risk of certain arrhythmias.

  • AliveCor gets FDA clearance for feature to measure QT interval

    AliveCor’s at-home EKG device won FDA clearance to calculate a heart’s QT interval, a measurement of how long it takes the ventricles to contract and relax. This is vital given that some drugs can lead to QT prolongation, which can increase the risk of certain arrhythmias.

  • iRhythm digital heart monitoring service backed by NICE

    A heart monitor developed by iRhythm has become the first product to be endorsed by NICE in a pilot project covering digital health technologies. In new guidance, the health technology assessment (HTA) agency has recommended iRhythm’s Zio XT service for detecting abnormal heart rhythms – provided NHS organisations that deploy it collect evidence of its […]