Cardiology

Smartphone detects atrial fibrillation with existing hardware

Smartphones can be used to detect atrial fibrillation with existing hardware, according to research presented at ESC Congress 2016 today. A low-cost application (app) has been developed that uses the phone's own accelerometer ...

Cardiology

Atrial fibrillation recurrence lower with sleep apnea treatment

The use of continuous positive airway pressure was associated with a significant reduction in the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in patients with obstructive sleep apnea, according to an analysis of data from past research ...

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