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Trial Results of a Novel Cardiac Rhythm Management System Using Smart Phones and Wireless ECG Sensors

  • Peter Leijdekkers
  • Valerie Gay
  • Edward Barin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5597)

Abstract

This paper discusses the trial results of a personalised Cardiac Rhythm Management (CRM) system using a smart phone (PDA) and a wireless ECG sensor. The system is used in a trial to record and diagnose abnormal cardiac arrhythmias. This novel approach uses standard mobile phones, off-the-shelf ECG sensors and personalised feedback to the patient when compared to a conventional clinical Holter and event monitor systems. The preliminary results are discussed of an ongoing trial conducted with the Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney Australia. The results indicate the viability of the system for commercial purposes.

Keywords

Remote tele-monitoring cardiac rhythm management smart phones wireless ECG sensors 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Leijdekkers
    • 1
  • Valerie Gay
    • 1
  • Edward Barin
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering and ITUniversity of Technology SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Cardiology DepartmentRoyal North Shore HospitalSydneyAustralia

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