atrial fibrillation

Accuracy of the Apple Watch 4 to Measure Heart Rate in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Author(s): Milind Desai, Barb Bittel, Penny Houghtaling, Colin K. Drummond, Dalton Browsky, Dhruv R. Seshadri, A. Marc Gillinov
Accuracy of the Apple Watch 4 to Measure Heart Rate in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation 1195 728 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Wearable wrist-monitors offer an unobtrusive way to acquire heart rate data in an efficient manner. Previous work in this field has focused on studying healthy subjects during exercise but has…

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Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements

Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements

Author(s): Andrew Lowe, Timothy H. Oh, Ralph Stewart
Screening for Atrial Fibrillation during Automatic Blood Pressure Measurements 780 433 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Atrial fibrillation (Afib) contributes significantly to overall cardiovascular risk. Widespread screening for Afib in primary care is sometimes performed by palpation, but suffers from low accuracy and is dependent on…

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The Effects of Radiofrequency or Cryothermal Ablation on Biomechanical Properties of Isolated Human or Swine Cardiac Tissues

Author(s): Stephen G. Quallich, Kevin E. Kriege, Paul Iaizzo
The Effects of Radiofrequency or Cryothermal Ablation on Biomechanical Properties of Isolated Human or Swine Cardiac Tissues 682 237 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

Changes in cardiac tissue properties following the application of various ablation modalities may lead to the development of an array of associated complications. The application of either radiofrequency (RF) or…

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Assessing the relative integrity of formed cardiac linear lesions by recording both focal monophasic action potentials and contact forces: a technical brief

Author(s): Paul Iaizzo, Mark Benscoter
Assessing the relative integrity of formed cardiac linear lesions by recording both focal monophasic action potentials and contact forces: a technical brief 780 434 IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM)

The use of therapeutic ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation has become a mainstay in the treatment of this disease, yet often these individuals require multiple procedures. In other words,…

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