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Title: 'Smart' solutions for paroxysmal atrial fibrillation?
Authors: GRIETEN, Lars 
Nuyens, Dieter
Issue Date: 2017
Source: EUROPACE, 19(7), p. 1108-1108
Abstract: On the basis of the review of Carpenter and Frontera we present a case of a 66-year-old female patient who was implanted with an implantable loop recorder (ILR) (LinQ, Medtronic) due to a history of unexplained syncope and symptoms of palpitations. After the procedure, the patient received a smartwatch device (E4, Empatica), which measures the photoplethysmography (PPG) signal at the wrist, and an iPhone 5S smartphone with a custom-made application (FibriCheck┬«), which measures the PPG signal in the tip of the finger using the smartphone camera. After synchronizing the data streams between the ILR, smartwatch, and smartphone, all AF events that occurred while wearing or using one of the smart devices were picked-up and identified as AF (as shown in Figure 1) by our in-house-developed...
Notes: [Grieten, Lars; Vandenberk, Thijs; Nuyens, Dieter] Ziekenhuis Oost Limburg, Dept Cardiol, Genk, Belgium. [Grieten, Lars; Vandenberk, Thijs; Nuyens, Dieter] Hasselt Univ, Mobile Hlth Unit, Hasselt, Belgium.
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ISSN: 1099-5129
e-ISSN: 1532-2092
DOI: 10.1093/europace/euw164
ISI #: 000405582500009
Rights: (c) The Author 2016
Category: A2
Type: Journal Contribution
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