Apple Launches its Watch Series 4 Enabled with ECG App and Irregular Rhythm Notification in Europe and Hong Kong

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  • The ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 is evaluated in 600 patients resulted in 98.3% sensitivity in classifying AFib, 99.6% specificity in classifying sinus rhythm, 87.8% of recordings classified by the ECG app
  • The irregular rhythm notification function was assessed in the Apple Heart study enrolled with 400,000 candidates and demonstrated 0.5% irregular pulse notifications, identified heart rate irregularities with confirmed AFib 
  • Watch Series 4 with OS 5.2 possess health app with irregular rhythm notification enables customers to produce ECG on demand & check user’s heart rhythm using the optical heart sensor, available in 19 EU countries and has received FDA’s De Novo clearance in the US

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