One of the main features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is to support the ECG. This option owners of the Apple watch can track the status of your health. However, according to experts-cardiologists, practical use of the scanner and ECG in the Apple Watch not so much.
As practice shows, Apple Watch Series 4 accurately determine the characteristics of atrial fibrillation. However, the main audience of the Apple watch – most often they are people aged 25 to 34 years – ECG scanner is more of a “toy” than a necessary option.
According to cardiologists, atrial fibrillation is a disease of the elderly. In most cases it occurs in people over the age of 60 years, and they very rarely use the Apple Watch.
Doctor of medical Sciences, and Professor of preventive cardiology at the University of Michigan Venkatesh Murthy claims that about 90% of signals of an abnormal heart rhythm in young people are false.