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The world’s first microcomputer for heart failure

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Technologists have developed an in-body microcomputer to improve quality of life for heart failure patients and help them live longer in what they have called a world first. 

Created by medical technology company Vectorious, the pea-sized V-LAP sensor sits within the heart and provides real-time data to health professionals. The device, which is powered by digital technology and artificial intelligence, can detect when pressure in the heart elevates and alert doctors in time. 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholasfearn/2020/01/22/in-body-microcomputer-could-help-heart-failure-patients-live-longer/#2bfc16f1688a

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lynnwood @ 2020.01.23 4:51 PM
A friend has had a loop recorder inserted to monitor her (irregular) heart beat and this looks like a major step forward

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By Lynn Wood

23 January 2020

 
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