April 20, 2018
Data published in Scientific Reports describes an algorithm that allows users to measure a patient’s pulse wave velocity using the camera on a smartphone.
According to University of Southern California researchers, the approach would allow for cheaper and more convenient screening for arterial stiffening, which can increase blood and pulse press and has been associated with non-cardiovascular...
March 23, 2018
Correction: A previous version of this story misstated that PhysioWave connects to the user's smartphone. It has been updated to state the system uses a dedicated tablet interface.
University of Stanford spin-out PhysioWave has just received FDA clearance for its pulse wave velocity (PWV) cardiovascular analyzer scale, which measures the stiffness of the vessels transporting blood from the heart...
January 22, 2018
Nokia has announced that it will disable the pulse wave velocity measurement feature on its Withings’ Body Cardio scale as of January 24. The company said it is now learning the technology may require a different level of regulatory approval. However, no specific regulation is cited and the company said the FDA did not recommend or request the removal.
“There was not a specific regulatory issue...