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Inductive coupling system for endovascular aneurysm repair monitoring.
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PMID:  22942038     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Endoleaks are one of the major concerns in the long-term follow-up of endovascular aneurysm repair treatment (EVAR). Therefore, periodic monitoring is required to detect eventual damages in an implanted stent-graft. A monitoring system for post EVAR procedure based on inductive-coupling which avoids the need to resorting to more complex biomedical imaging systems is presented here. Endoleaks are detected with capacitive pressure sensors placed in the stent-graft and monitored externally after the measure of the oscillation frequency provided by the LC circuit created by sensors and inductive coupling.
Cristina Oliveira; Nuno Almeida; José Machado da Silva
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  177     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-6     Citation Subset:  T    
INESC TEC and Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal.
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