Items Tagged ‘Endo-Pat’

January 13, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Top Medical Breakthroughs of 2009

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

It was the year we were inundated with information about health care—mostly political chatter…2009 delivered remarkable advances in actual medicine 5. Predict Heart Attack or Stroke, Breakthrough: Endo-PAT device…   Now, a device that clips onto your finger can tell by sensing lack of elasticity of your blood vessel lining, a condition called endothelial dysfunction. […]

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Tags: Endo-Pat, stroke


November 10, 2009 · Leave a Comment

The electric thimble that detects the signs of heart disease YEARS before you feel ill…

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

We all know we should probably eat more healthily, take more exercise and cut back on alcohol, but unless there’s something obviously wrong, most of us blithely carry on…   The Endo-Pat consists of two thimble-sized sensors that are placed over the index fingers to detect irregularities in blood flow. The device is made in […]

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Tags: Endo-Pat, heart disease


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