Background: Mobile phone apps using photoplethysmography (PPG) technology through their built-in camera are becoming an attractive alternative for atrial fibrillation (AF) screening because of their low cost, convenience, and broad accessibility. However, some important questions concerning their diagnostic accuracy remain to be answered.

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Proesmans T, Mortelmans C, Van Haelst R, Verbrugge F, Vandervoort P, Vaes B
Mobile Phone–Based Use of the Photoplethysmography Technique to Detect Atrial Fibrillation in Primary Care: Diagnostic Accuracy Study of the FibriCheck App
JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2019;7(3):e12284
URL: https://mhealth.jmir.org/2019/3/e12284
DOI: 10.2196/12284
PMID: 30916656