THEMA: Optical control of excitation waves in cardiac tissue
Optical control of excitation waves in cardiac tissue
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A team of researchers from Oxford University (UK) and Stony Brook University (USA) presented a new way to manipulate the electric signals that regulate the heartbeat by light, which has been published in the leading scientific journal Nature Photonics (Nature Photon. 9, 813 (2015)).
This is a breakthrough and could mean a new treatment in cardiac arhythmia, without having the patient to go through the use of pacemakers or defibrillators or even medication, such as beta blockers.