Anna Engberg

Basic heart monitoring on mobile devices is developing into better telemonitoring programs for LVAD patients.

By Anna Engberg 02:59 pm October 2, 2018
Heart failure is a major public health problem. For terminal heart failure the treatment of choice used to be heart transplantation during the last three decades. But this is changing, largely due to a decreasing supply of donor organs: “The alternative therapy nowadays is the implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD),” states Prof Dr Nils Reiss, Head of Clinical Research at...