Apple Watch ECG feature saves man's life after discovering life-threatening condition
What you need to know
- A man's life was saved thanks to his Apple Watch.
- The ECG feature alerted him to an abnormally low resting heart beat.
- Eventually he discovered he needed heart surgery to correct the issue.
The Apple Watch seems to have possibly saved another life thanks to its ECG feature that monitors the heart. According to a report from Telegraph, a man was alerted to an unusually low resting heart rate that could have been life-threatening.
After another visit to a heart specialist, he was diagnosed with ventricular bigeminy. He eventually underwent a three-hour cardiac ablation that fixed his issue.
This is yet the latest case in which the Apple Watch alerts a person to a serious heart condition before it gets any worse. Who knows what would have happened is Hutton didn't have an Apple Watch, but the worst case scenario is almost not worth thinking about.
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