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POEMS Are the Key to Understanding the Heart
Who knew POEMS were the key to better understanding the human heart. Not those kinds of poems, but rather a new experimental system developed at the University of Bern called 'Panoramic Opto-Electrical Measurement and Stimulation (POEMS)' system.
The system combines for the first time optical and electrical recording of cardiac ventricular activation. The combination could give greater insight into how the interactions between different cell types of the heart influence the normal heart rhythm and possibly trigger life-threatening arrhythmias.