- Reviewed by Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
A tiny experimental wearable sensor can capture detailed images of the heart, even when a person is exercising, according to a report in the Jan. 25, 2023, issue of Nature.
About the size of a postage stamp, the soft, flexible patch is worn on the chest for up to 24 hours. It uses ultrasound and artificial intelligence to record the heart's structure and function.
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About the Author
Julie Corliss, Executive Editor, Harvard Heart Letter
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Christopher P. Cannon, MD, Editor in Chief, Harvard Heart Letter; Editorial Advisory Board Member, Harvard Health Publishing
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