Digital cardiology

82
 

ISSN 1566-0338


Big data, AI, and mHealth–the digital evolution of cardiology


Michael Marber, MD, PhD
Professor of Cardiology, St Thomas’ Hospital Campus, King’s College London, UK

  • issue of our journal is dedicated to Digital Cardiology, a term that is difficult to define, with a surprisingly long history.1,2 Over the last 60 years the complexity of the cardiac signals we digitize has increased from the voltage of the single-lead electrocardiogram to electromagnetic radiation encoding 4-dimensional MRI datasets of high anatomical and temporal density.1-3 Similarly, the duration of digital recordings has increased from seconds to many years, with implantable devices. In addition, we now acquire data in free-living people through direct-to-consumer wearables (eg, Apple Watch) and diagnostics (eg, AliveCor).
  • Read the full editorial

Comments are closed.