undergoing chemotherapy

Apple Watch monitoring for chemo: Children undergoing chemotherapy could benefit from a new Murdoch Children’s Research Institute trial that aims to use Apple Watches to better understand and prevent heart damage. The trial, led by Murdoch Children’s researcher Associate Professor Rachel Conyers, will use the Apple Watch Electrocardiogram (ECG) function to monitor damage to children’s hearts during cancer therapy and hopefully help identify possible interventions. Toxicities in cancer treatment can lead to long-term complications including heart rhythm disturbances, such as prolonged QT syndrome (a disorder that can cause fast, chaotic heartbeats), which can be potentially life-threatening. Prolonged QT creates an

Apple Watch monitoring for chemo as seen on The Hippocratic Post.