A new telemonitoring system intended for chronic heart failure patients using mobile telephone technology--feasibility study.

@article{Winkler2011ANT,
  title={A new telemonitoring system intended for chronic heart failure patients using mobile telephone technology--feasibility study.},
  author={Sebastian Wilhelm Winkler and Michael M. Schieber and Stephanie L{\"u}cke and Peter Heinze and Thomas Schweizer and Dominik Wegertseder and Michael Scherf and Herbert Nettlau and Sascha Henke and Martin Braecklein and Stefan D Anker and Friedrich Dr Koehler},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={153 1},
  pages={
          55-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Remote monitoring is one modality of structured care in chronic heart failure. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a new wireless telemonitoring system via a mobile phone network. METHODS Portable home devices for electrocardiogram, blood pressure, body weight and self-assessment measurements were connected (via Bluetooth) to a personal digital assistant (PDA) that performs automated encrypted transmission via mobile phone. Two telemedical centres were set… CONTINUE READING
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