LED lamp automatically resets racing heart

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Researchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.

Period28 Feb 2018

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  • TitleLED lamp automatically resets racing heart
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletTU Delft
    Media typeWeb
    CountryNetherlands
    Date28/02/18
    DescriptionResearchers at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and Delft University of Technology have found a way to reset a racing heart immediately and automatically by an implanted LED device. In the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine, they describe how their bioelectronic defibrillator works in the laboratory. It could be the first step towards a pain-free treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation.
    URLhttps://www.tudelft.nl/en/2019/tu-delft/led-lamp-automatically-resets-racing-heart/
    PersonsR.H. Poelma