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Cardiopad, the tablet that will save lifes

3 year after its conception in 2009, the cardiopad, a touch screen medical tablet, that gathered 3 devices in one (electrocardiograph, radioscope and tensiometer) will be soon delivered in cameroonian hospital.

This device, created by Arthur Zang, a 24 year-old engineer, enables heart examinations such as the electrocardiogram (ECG) to be performed at remote, rural locations while the results of the test are transferred wirelessly to specialists who can interpret them. The device spares African patients living in remote areas the trouble of having to travel to urban centers to seek medical examinations.

Arthur Zang believes that this invention could save numerous human lives, and says the reliability of the pad device is as high as 97,5%. So far, several medical tests have been carried out with the Cardiopad which have been validated by the Cameroonian scientific community.

Professor Samuel Kinguè, who is the head of the cardiology unit of the Yaoundé General Hospital, has tested and endorsed the Cardiopad: “I have tested the Cardiopad and the results are quite satisfactory. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), cardiovascular diseases are the primary cause of death in western countries and will soon become a huge concern for African countries as well. Therefore, an invention like the Cardiopad should be supported. It has numerous advantages: it allows distance consultations and can also be adjusted for the treatment of other diseases.”

This device comes in case including theCardio Pad and amplifiers, which allow the examination to heart, says Arthur Zang. The selling price is fixed between 1.9 and 2 million CFA francs.

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One Comment on “Cardiopad, the tablet that will save lifes”

  1. Xavier Nevmy October 1, 2014 at 5:44 pm #

    I actually like what you have acquired here.

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