A screening model using intermittent versus continuous ECG monitoring can identify up to two thirds of people with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF), research shows. The US study found two 30 second ECG snapshots per day obtained with a patch monitor over a 14-day period could detect about half (52%) of affected individuals. Increasing to three ...
Patch recording: ECG ‘snapshots’ pick up high AF burden
By Mardi Chapman
15 Oct 2020