Julia Ramírez presented her latest work on Sudden Cardiac Death at the ESC Congress
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- 7 septiembre 2022
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Julia Ramírez, BSiCoS group researcher, participated in the Congress of the European Society of Cardiology. She was invited to present her latest work on Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) prediction using a new index, TMV, derived from a single heartbeat from a single lead on the electrocardiogram (ECG) signal.
Her talk was part of the “Late-Breaking Basic and Translational Science" session, where Julia showed her results demonstrating that TMV is the only ECG marker measured at rest that associates with malignant ventricular arrhythmias in ~52,000 middle-aged individuals without heart disease from the UK Biobank.
TMV was also a stronger SCD predictor in ~2,000 patients with coronary artery disease than traditionally used risk factors, like the QT interval or left ventricular ejection fraction. These findings indicate a strong clinical translation potential of TMV, as its algorithm could easily be integrated into smartwatches and wearables for population screening.
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