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First Approved Smartphone App for Heart Murmurs

June 18, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

eMurmur ID system overview
“eMurmur ID” is a cloud-based auscultation system that uses artificial intelligence to detect and classify heart murmurs.  [MORE]

Robotic Catheter in the Heart

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic catheter
Robotic catheters have been in use for some time, but this piece describes one, developed at Harvard Medical School, [MORE]

First 3D Printed Heart with Blood Vessels

May 7, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

First bioprinted heart
Researchers at Tel Aviv University announced that they have 3D printed a cherry-sized heart with human tissues and [MORE]

3-D Printed Heart Valves

April 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Custom sizer in 3D printed heart valve
A collaboration between bioengineers at Harvard, the University of Washington and Max Planck Institute [MORE]

Monitoring Heart Cells without Disrupting Them

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic device monitors cardiomyocytes
This from Japanese cardio-researchers: “For the first time, engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor [MORE]

Automated Heart Screening

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eko-Mayo Clinic Smart stethoscope
A stethoscope, hung casually around a physician’s neck, is as evocative of the profession as a white [MORE]

Microneedle Patch Repairs Heart Damage

January 8, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle patch for heart repair
Chinese and American engineers have designed a “patch” which is applied to a damaged area on [MORE]

Pioneering Study of AI in Heart Medicine

January 8, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Echocardiogram using BayLabs’ EchoGPS system
Bay Labs (San Francisco) and Northwestern Medicine (Chicago) are clinically testing Bay Labs’ EchoGPS program for [MORE]

Paper Wrist Patch Monitors Biometrics

January 1, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable electronic skin device
If you have access to ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10 (37), pp 31061–31068, you can read [MORE]

Patient-Specific Heart Mapping Sensors

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mapping catheter for identifying source of AF
To treat atrial fibrillation, interventional cardiologists need to know where aberrant electrical signals are [MORE]

Harvard’s Lab-Grown Beating Left Ventricle

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard has grown beating heart
Using a scaffold of biodegradable polyester and gelatin, which then was spun into a cone shape, [MORE]

Implantable Heart Monitor with Smartphone App

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implantable heart monitor
Last year, when Abbott Laboratories acquired St. Jude Medical it picked up an implantable heart monitor which already [MORE]

Solar Powered Pacemaker

August 21, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesurement device for solar powered pacemaker
Heart pacemaker batteries can last for a decade before they need to be surgically replaced. Even [MORE]

Computer Designed Regenerative Heart Valves

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computer-designed customized regenerative heart valve
For children born with defective heart valves, repair solutions are limited, mainly because a prosthesis has [MORE]