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High-Tech Vests Map Heart Problems

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Peering into a patient's heart and locating potentially-deadly irregular heartbeats takes surgery with a catheter, but a new high-tech vest is a new way to bypass that in some cases. KXAN's Gigi Barnett reports.

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Peering into a patient's heart and locating potentially-deadly irregular heartbeats takes surgery with a catheter, but a new high-tech vest is a new way to bypass that in some cases. KXAN's Gigi Barnett reports.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7290298?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:51:00 +0000 High-Tech Vests Map Heart Problems Peering into a patient's heart and locating potentially-deadly irregular heartbeats takes surgery with a catheter, but a new high-tech vest is a new way to bypass that in some cases. KXAN's Gigi Barnett reports. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7290298?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WMGT peering into a patient's hard and locating potentially deadly irregular heartbeat take surgery with a catheter but this is a new way to bypass that it's called cardio inside a vest created from electrode that maps of patients Hearts from the outside-in it's very accurate if you're tracking somebody who's staying on the phone you can tell where the neighborhood this gives us the apartment I mean all Ahmad is a cardiologist at st. David's Medical Center which I'm build a vest at a conference this week he says the technology is completely personalized actually utilizes the patient's own Anatomy so in other words the patient has a CAT scan so we can see exactly what that patient's heart looks like cuz everybody's patient heart looks a little differently now. There's only have 12 with the cardiovascular doctors that have more than 250 and there are only 11 hospitals across the country that have it right now the best is only used to find an irregular heartbeat which is all call day rhythmia if left unchecked it could cause a stroke or heart failure all a mod says this early technology could change right now we're putting catheters and maybe in the future we may be able to focus energy on arrhythmias non-invasively might be the perfect fit for that and GiGi Barnett KXAN News





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