Simultaneous measurement of a blood flow and a contact pressure

Ryo Inoue, Hirofumi Nogami, Eiji Higurashi, Renshi Sawada

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    2 Citations (Scopus)

    Abstract

    Although a number of laser Doppler blood flow sensors have been developed over the past few decades, they remain uncommon in practice. This is because the contact pressure between the skin and the sensor is not measured simultaneously with blood flow, despite the fact that blood flow is greatly affected by contact pressure. Thus, reliable and highly reproducible measurement of blood flow could not yet be realized. In addition, changes in beam conditions or body temperature also have an effect on blood flow measurement. Therefore, we fabricated a micro electro mechanical system (MEMS) blood flow sensor which can measure contact pressure, beam power, and body temperature, for reliable and highly reproducible measurement.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBIOSIGNALS 2018 - 11th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing, Proceedings; Part of 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2018
    EditorsGiovanni Saggio, Hugo Gamboa, Ana Fred, Sergi Bermudez i Badia
    PublisherSciTePress
    Pages48-53
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9789897582790
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018
    Event11th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2018 - Part of 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2018 - Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Duration: Jan 19 2018Jan 21 2018

    Publication series

    NameBIOSIGNALS 2018 - 11th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing, Proceedings; Part of 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2018
    Volume4

    Other

    Other11th International Conference on Bio-Inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS 2018 - Part of 11th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2018
    CountryPortugal
    CityFunchal, Madeira
    Period1/19/181/21/18

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Signal Processing
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

    Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Simultaneous measurement of a blood flow and a contact pressure'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

    Cite this