The presentations of every ECG Portable device make a lot of noise in the society.
Mainly due to the fact that the manufactures introduce new portable device’s functions that allow you to take an ECG directly from the owner’s hand.
Almost every week, another device with a similar function appears on the market, and journalists from specialized and not very publications call such things a breakthrough in engineering and a new word in the field of self-diagnosis.
But let’s see how it works and what we get as a result.
Today I am reviewing 2 famous portable ECG Devices:
Wellue DuoEK vs Alivecor KardiaMobile 6L
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Table of Contents
Wellue vs Alivecor Introduction Table
|Wellue DuoEK||Alivecor KardiaMobile 6L|
|What is that?||It is a modern, easy to use and light ECG / EKG monitor.|
It weighs less than 30 grams.
Measurements take less than 1 minute.
|Portable ECG (electrocardiograph) with six contacts for data collection KardiaMobile 6L and Bluetooth wireless communication.|
Unlike the previous model, which provided only one cardiogram, the device captures and analyzes 6 different indicators simultaneously.
|Where can I get it?|
Working Process of Wellue vs Alivecor
|Wellue DuoEK||Alivecor KardiaMobile 6L|
|How does it work?||This EKG can be used independently and as a chest strap that offers maximum comfort that does not interrupt you. |
The gadget works in tandem with a special application for a smartphone, where ECG records are kept, and the data themselves can be stored in the phone’s memory or sent to the cloud.
If you constantly monitor the work of the heart and are observed by a doctor, then the data can be shown to him/her.
|This Gadget can be used only independently, for this you need to put 2 fingers of each hand to this device and the data will be automatically visible in the application.|
That’s why the gadget works in tandem with a special application for a smartphone, where ECG records are kept as PDF Files, and the data itself can be stored in the phone’s memory.
|How to Start it?||To start ECG Monitor, you need to download the ViHealth app on your phone so you can use this to keep track and monitor. |
ECG devices can take Lead I, Lead II, and also Chest Lead measurements.
The app allows us to send the reports directly to the doctor’s desk .
The device takes 30 seconds to get the measurements and sometimes up to 5-7 minutes if the person moves a lot.
Attach the device to the chest strap and you can follow the measurements in the app.
From the Benefits,
It doesn’t require any subscription as it’s all included.
|Using the KardiaMobile 6L is as easy as the previously presented version.|
In just 30 seconds, you can check the rhythm of the heart and identify atrial fibrillation, bradycardia or tachycardia. The device works in tandem with a special mobile application, where the results are published in the form of a cardiogram and its analysis is carried out, and all records are stored.
The AliveCor KardiaMobile 6L electrocardiograph is powered by batteries, which allows you to take measurements anywhere and anytime.
The Similarities of Wellue vs Alivecor
1.Both of them work with applications. So they will quickly and efficiently wirelessly record, display, interpret, store and share your ECG readings with the Doctors. There is always an access to medical data anytime, anywhere.
2.It has identical Working Method, but Wellue EKG can be used independently and as a chest strap that offers maximum comfort that does not interrupt you while you are doing sport.
- There are metal electrodes which are located on the metal plate. To take an ECG, it is necessary to “close” these electrodes with 2 fingers of each hand and it will start the ECG analysis function. As For Wellue ECG Device, it can be attached to the chest .
- They record the electrical impulses generated by the contractions of the heart. These are the devices, which were created specifically for the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, although it records the entire ECG. After the procedure, the user receives reports in the application and if the “red notes” lights up, the doctor must be contacted immediately!
5.These portable cardiographs are designed specifically for home use and will be useful for people who have had a heart attack or surgery.
The PROS & CONS of Wellue vs Alivecor
|The Pros of Wellue||The Pros of Alivecor|
|The Cons of Wellue||The Cons of Alivecor|
To do a Full ECG Check I would advise at least once a year to monitor the condition of the heart muscle.
But If you are actively involved in sports, especially cyclical sports, then it is best to do this kind of analysis with a portable Wellue ECG device. It can give you an actual understanding of heart health while playing sports.
Alivecor ECG Device will be ideal for office workers, people who are not involved actively in sport.
From other pluses of Wellue ECG Device, it works well without subscriptions, it saves your data in the cloud storage and gives unlimited access to your data.
As for Alivecor, a paid subscription is required to use the device. A basic subscription for 1 month is included in the cost of the device, and in the future you can manage the subscription through your personal account on the manufacturer’s website or in the application.
I think that The Winner here is obvious: Wellue DuoEK…
Try to be as careful as possible with your heart and track heart rate and heart rate variability, which is very useful and informative during the preparation period.
How accurate is AliveCor personal ECG?
AliveCor is a quite accurate Personal device with +- 3% infelicity. Although it is not called the Most Accurate Portable ECG Device.
Is the KardiaMobile Really medical grade?
It can record the electrical impulses generated by the contractions of the heart.
This is the device, which was created specifically for the diagnosis of atrial fibrillation, although it records the entire ECG. But KardiaMobile is not considered to be a medical device.
Does KardiaMobile require a monthly subscription?
AliveCor works only with a paid subscription that provides a secure cloud-based information storage service, monthly personalized reports that can be shared with your doctor, and medication reminders…