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Current Cardiology Reviews


ISSN (Print): 1573-403X
ISSN (Online): 1875-6557

Review Article

Contemporary Considerations in the Evolution of Wearable Technology for Arrhythmia Detection

Author(s): Tobin Joseph, Mahmoud Barrie, Akbar Karimi, Sharmi Haque, Innocent Ogunmwonyi and Utkarsh Ojha*

Volume 19, Issue 6, 2023

Published on: 01 September, 2023

Article ID: e110823219655 Pages: 7

DOI: 10.2174/1573403X19666230811093048

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Arrhythmias are an increasingly common cause of hospital admissions worldwide. Late detection of arrhythmias is associated with a significantly increased risk of cardiovascular complications. Early identification and management of life-threatening arrhythmias is paramount to reduce mortality. Wearable technologies are now widespread among the general population, providing a continuous output of healthcare data. However, this data are not routinely integrated into clinical practice. Here, we begin by outlining the current landscape in wearable technology for aiding arrhythmia detection; we then consider the clinical impact of wearable technology for both clinicians and patients; we further highlight the latest and emerging trials in wearable technology for arrhythmia detection and finally postulate the wider implications of the expansion of such cardiac devices.

Keywords: Arrhythmia, monitoring, wearables, technology, cardiovascular complications, cardiac devices.

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