The National Heart Centre Singapore (新加坡国家心脏中心) introduces a new magnetic navigation system for electrophysiological procedures to treat patients with complex abnormal heart rhythms such as rapid or irregular heartbeats. Using computer-aided magnetic guidance, cardiologists can more precisely and accurately navigate the catheters and guidewires within the complex heart anatomy, reducing the procedure time by 50 per cent from 4 – 6 hours to 2 – 3 hours. This in turn reduces radiation exposure, enhancing patient safety. In addition, the magnetically-enabled catheters are softer and more flexible, hence reducing the chance of distorting or damaging the heart wall to less than 1 per cent from 2 - 3 per cent.   

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