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Data and Statistics on Congenital Heart Defects

Children with Heart Conditions Have Special Healthcare NeedsA study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 1 in 77 U.S. children reportedly had a current heart condition in 2016.(Published: September 27, 2018) Study Finds Infant Cardiac Deaths Have Declined in States that Mandate Screening for Critical Congenital Heart DiseaseThe Journal of… Read More »

Mayo initiative shows AI can detect irregular heart rhythms

Atrial fibrillation is difficult to diagnose, especially if the heart is in normal rhythm during a test. But artificial intelligence is able to detect recent AF that occurred without symptoms or that is impending. Leveraging a convolutional neural network, Mayo Clinic researchers have developed an AI-enabled electrocardiogram to detect the electrocardiographic signature of AF present… Read More »