New device to monitor heart arrythmias!

HealthyHeartDMC Among First to Implant New Device for Irregular Heartbeats

The Detroit Medical Center is among the first hospitals in the world to implant a new cardiac monitoring device used to diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats with hopes of possibly thwarting strokes or other heart ailments.

“The device revolutionizes the whole clinical approach to the workup and management of symptoms potentially caused by arrhythmias of the heart, and is likely to prevent many, many strokes due to atrial fibrillation,” Dr. Theodore Schreiber, president of DMC Cardiovascular Institute and the DMC Heart Hospitalsaid in a statement.

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