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University of Rochester Medical Center

Virtual Hearts

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Caption: Scientists are using "virtual hearts" to better understand risk in real-world patients. Researcher Coeli Lopes, Ph.D., University of Rochester Medical Center, assistant professor at the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute, describes the first report of a computer model of the human heart being used to predict risk of arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in patients.

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