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Canadian Journal of Cardiology

Feasibility of Using the Metaverse as Telecardiology Platform: Remote Follow-up of a Patient With Vasospastic Angina

Published:August 26, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2022.07.020
      Since the metaverse was introduced, there have been ongoing discussions regarding its potential impact on health care.
      • Skalidis I.
      • Muller O.
      • Fournier S.
      The metaverse in cardiovascular medicine: applications, challenges, and the role of non-fungible tokens.
      Being an interactive virtual environment using augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), the metaverse can be also conceived as a potential telemedicine platform. As its use for medical purposes has not been investigated yet, we evaluated the feasibility of performing a telecardiology consultation, combining the use of the metaverse with telemedical devices.
      • Skalidis I.
      • Muller O.
      • Fournier S.
      CardioVerse: the cardiovascular medicine in the era of metaverse [e-pub ahead of print].
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