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Staggering method of detecting AF

Cliff_G profile image
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Just seen this on Jama. jamanetwork.com/journals/ja...

Presumably the phone camera "sees through" to the arterial blood motion somehow (special light frequency?), a bit like the SpO2 monitors you get given on the end of your finger.

Amazing.

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BobD profile image
BobDVolunteer

Red light technology

Cliff_G profile image
Cliff_G in reply to BobD

And multiple people at once with the same camera possible. Have to keep still for 1 minute

ErUrMama79 profile image
ErUrMama79 in reply to Cliff_G

Oh i use afib app. Put finger on cam flash screen and it detects usually 30seconds

Buffafly profile image
Buffafly

My watch does that with a green light......

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Cliff_G in reply to Buffafly

Tell us more....

BobD profile image
BobDVolunteer in reply to Cliff_G

Apple watch. It is not automatic, nor anything to be honest as you do need to press a button if you think there is an event. W are still waiting for autonomous 24/7 self testing but it will come I'm sure.

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Buffafly in reply to Cliff_G

I meant like an SpO2 meter, sorry to confuse! My watch measures HR fairly accurately even in AF but there is a companion app that records HR continuously and you can see the variation which gives you a good idea of what is going on.

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Buffafly in reply to Cliff_G

I posted a photo of the recording - only took me an hour to work out how to do it, lol....

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CDreamer

I think this technology was the one they were talking about at Patient Day - there were some trials ? It is novel & nothing like the Apple technology which I think is a bit flaky.

Buffafly profile image
Buffafly

Only in China......

saulger profile image
saulger

Also this:

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/296...

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Cliff_G in reply to saulger

Yes, checking the references of the Jama paper I posted, it appears to be an update publication of this one you've referred to. It's ref. 2 of the Jama paper, so, same team.

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saulger in reply to Cliff_G

Couldn't read the Jama paper, you linked to; required registration...

Interesting !

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Cliff_G in reply to saulger

Ah, I suppose I am registered, but it would be free to do that (if I did it!)

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saulger

Thanks !

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