Development of Implantable Wireless Pressure Sensors for Chronic Disease Management

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dc.contributor.author Fonseca, Michael Agapito
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-20T19:24:11Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-20T19:24:11Z
dc.date.issued 2008-05-13
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/21768
dc.description Michael Fonseca, Director of Operations & Engineering at CardioMEMS presented a lecture at the Nano@Tech Meeting on May 13, 2008 at 12 noon in room 102 of the MiRC building en_US
dc.description Runtime: 53:32 minutes
dc.description.abstract CardioMEMS is a medical device company that has developed and is commercializing a proprietary wireless sensing and communication technology for the human body. Our technology platform is designed to improve the management of severe chronic cardiovascular diseases such as heart failure and aneurysms. Our miniature wireless sensors can be implanted using minimally invasive techniques and transmit cardiac output, blood pressure and heart rate data that are critical to the management of patients. Due to their small size, durability, and lack of wires and batteries, our sensors are designed to be permanently implanted into the cardiovascular system. Using radiofrequency (RF) energy, our sensors can transmit real-time data to an external electronics module, which then communicates this information to the patient’s physician. en_US
dc.format.extent 53:32 minutes
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.subject Nanotechnology en_US
dc.subject Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
dc.subject Management of cardiovascular diseases
dc.subject Patient monitoring
dc.subject RF MEMS
dc.title Development of Implantable Wireless Pressure Sensors for Chronic Disease Management en_US
dc.type Lecture en_US
dc.type Recording, oral
dc.type Video
dc.contributor.corporatename CardioMEMS


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