Pinar Zorlutuna: recent publications

New Technology Might Diagnose Heart Attacks in Under 30 Minutes

according to the CDC. ADVERTISEMENT While an EKG can detect heart disease rather quickly, health care professionals still must perform blood tests and analysis to confirm a heart attack.

Results from blood samples can take nearly eight hours. ADVERTISEMENT “The current methods used to diagnose a heart attack are not only time intensive, but they also have to be applied within a certain window of time to get accurate results,” said Pinar Zorlutuna, the Sheehan Family Collegiate Professor of Engineering at Notre Dame and lead author of the paper.

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