The Echoes app (above), which records a user’s heart sounds, may one day help cardiologists make better diagnoses. Photo: Cellule Studio
The Echoes app (above), which records a user’s heart sounds, may one day help cardiologists make better diagnoses. Photo: Cellule Studio
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Scientists develop technology to improve heart problems’ diagnosis and treatment – including an iPhone app to record your heartbeat

  • Researcher developing technology to make a detailed ‘twin’ of a patient’s heart for doctors to plan surgery better sees potential in an iPhone app he built
  • The Echoes app uses an iPhone microphone to record your heartbeat, and could become a diagnostic tool. A fellow scientist is trialling VR to read heart scans

The Echoes app (above), which records a user’s heart sounds, may one day help cardiologists make better diagnoses. Photo: Cellule Studio
The Echoes app (above), which records a user’s heart sounds, may one day help cardiologists make better diagnoses. Photo: Cellule Studio
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