New heart modeling method may help doctors pump the brakes on sudden cardiac death
A team led by Johns Hopkins engineers has found that modeling the heart in 3D using combined imaging techniques can help predict heart rhythm abnormalities, called arrhythmias, in patients with a genetic heart disease. This approach could one day help clinicians determine which patients with a condition called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy might benefit from the implantation of a defibrillator. The team’s study appears today in eLife.
Read the JHU HUB Press Release here.
Read the eLife Press Release here.