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Conductometric catheter-mounted pressure sensor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22357046     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We are developing an in vivo pressure sensor that measures the change in conductance of a deformable electrolyte-filled catheter resulting from external pressure. The sensor design and materials are easily scaled and inexpensive. The compact, in vivo nature of the device may result in the compact instrumentation being unobtrusively affixed to the patient externally and removing the tethered to an external apparatus, the current practice. We describe our initial device construction and in vitro pressure measurements.
Authors:
Robert Tan; Peter Schulam; Jacob Schmidt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  173     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  512-4     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Los Angeles.
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