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Sensors 2012, 12(9), 12375-12376; doi:10.3390/s120912375
WBANs application in the medical field are composed of wearable and implantable sensors that can detect information from the human body and send it to a central unit as shown in Figure 2. These sensors have some characteristics such as small, low-power detection and have the capability to detect medical signals data from the control unit. There is a difficulty in the monitoring devices that are not completely wearable where the wires are used to connect many sensors. Yuce  explored a vision to the future of medical sensor networks should be miniaturized and also wearable sensors that can communicate with the receiving device wirelessly.
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