New Implant Device Remotely Monitors Heart Failure Patients

Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 18:21 in Health & Medicine

Chest pain and shortness of breath are common symptoms that send tens of thousands of heart failure (HF) patients into US hospitals each month. Cardiologists may now be able to curb such visits for some of their HF patients with the use of new wireless pressure sensor technology that allows physicians to track the pulmonary artery pressure of patients while these patients remain at home.

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