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Cloud-Based Algorithms Are Transforming the Stethoscope

Eko has added heart murmur analysis to its smart stethoscope platform.
July 21, 2022

Eko’s smart stethoscope platform has just gotten smarter. Already FDA cleared to detect heart disease such as atrial fibrillation, the digital stethoscope solution has now been cleared to use the Eko Murmur Analysis Software (EMAS) to detect and characterize murmurs in adults and pediatric patients. EMAS is a cloud-based machine-learning algorithm that can identify and differentiate between innocent heart murmurs and those indicative of valvular heart disease. It analyzes heart sounds, phonocardiograms, and ECG signals (when available) captured by Eko's smart stethoscopes, according to the company.

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