Description: Electrophysiology is a $2.5 billion space and it’s growing quickly with the help of digital innovation. Boston Scientific’s latest new heart mapping and navigation tools are among the most recent innovations.
Date: October 26, 2012
Heart conditions show up as irregularities in the organ’s electrical routine. Heart surgeons and physicians sometimes check in on that routine by using catheters with electrodes at their tips. They wind up a vein or artery in the patient’s legs or arms and into their heart chambers where they record electrical signals thundering through the muscle. Read Rest of Story
Questions for discussion:
1. What advantage does this new technology hold over catheters with electrodes?
2. What did Amariglio and Harlev learn?