Tag Archives: Cardiac

Alya Red – A Large Scale Simulator of the Human Heart [VIDEO]

Here’s a video that explains the scientific background of the computational cardiac model of the heart, also some of the intriguing scientific visualizations of simulations using a rabbit heart.

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World’s First ‘Heartless’ Man – No Pulse. No Heartbeat

A mindboggling success story of 2 doctors who replaced a dying man’s heart with a device— proving that it is possible for your body to be kept alive without a heart.

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How To Monitor Hospitalized Patients for Recurrent Strokes in Real-time?

A new head patch by Mayo Clinic, which watches strokes simply by shining light onto a patient’s forehead. No harmful CT perfusion scans now?

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Artificial Heart in 25 seconds [Crank 2: High Voltage]

Today, I just watched Crank and Crank 2: High Voltage. Being a biomedical engineer, I found plenty of instances in the movie which was kinda learning and entertaining. Have a look …

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Universal iCard ECG attachment for your iPhone & iPad [Android Update]

Here, are demonstrations by Dr. Albert, showing his new innovation – The Universal iCard ECG for iOS and Android devices.

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The Making of the World’s First Pulseless Artificial Heart

The perpetual struggle by the researchers to make a perfect artificial heart goes on. Researchers at Texas Heart Institute claim to have developed a machine that makes use of simple whirling non-stop rotors to circulate blood instead of contractions, like a natural heart. Lets see what they did ..

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How Tissue Engineering Allows Heart Tissue to Repair Itself

One of the serious health problems today is combating cardiovascular diseases. A Columbia team of biomedical researchers have established a new method to patch a damaged heart using a tissue-engineering platform that enables heart tissue to repair itself.

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How To Make Reusable ECG Pad Electrodes at Home ?

Sometimes, even when all biomedical equipments are available at a hospital, a doctor may not be able to operate them due to lack of basic medical supplies like electrodes, sanitary pads, sterilizer, clothing and dressing etc. Here is a simple DIY biomedical project to make reusable ECG pads from readily available materials at home.

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Turning your iPhone into a Real-time Biomedical ECG Monitoring System

One of the massive bandwagons of 2010 has been the Apple iPhone 4. I came across a footage on iPhonECG System last week and was impressed by its charisma and boon to the biomedical fraternity. Its a perfect real-time ECG Monitoring System encompassing an iPhone 4 and a sleek ECG attachment. Lets do a post-mortem of this innovation…

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