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Thursday, October 20, 2005

ECG transmission by cell phone speeds heart attack treatment

By avoiding delays in the ER, interventional cardiologists quickly restore blood flow to the heart - A Michigan hospital has cut in half the time it takes to begin life-saving treatment of heart attack patients by using cell phones to transmit electrocardiograms (ECGs) from the field, according to a study in the just-published November 2005 issue of Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions: Journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions... click link for more info.


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