Miniaturized Blood Pressure Telemetry System with RFID Interface
AbstractThis work deals with the development and characterization of a potentially implantable blood pressure telemetry system, based on an active Radio-Frequency IDentification (RFID) tag, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15693 compliant. This approach aims to continuously measure the average, systolic and diastolic blood pressure of the small/medium animals. The measured pressure wave undergoes embedded processing and results are stored onboard in a non-volatile memory, providing the data under interrogation by an external RFID reader. In order to extend battery lifetime, RFID energy harvesting has been investigated. The paper presents the experimental characterization in a laboratory and preliminary in-vivo tests. The device is a prototype mainly intended, in a future engineered version, for monitoring freely moving test animals for pharmaceutical research and drug safety assessment purposes, but it could have multiple uses in environmental and industrial applications. View Full-Text
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Caldara, M.; Nodari, B.; Re, V.; Bonandrini, B. Miniaturized Blood Pressure Telemetry System with RFID Interface. Electronics 2016, 5, 51.
Caldara M, Nodari B, Re V, Bonandrini B. Miniaturized Blood Pressure Telemetry System with RFID Interface. Electronics. 2016; 5(3):51.Chicago/Turabian Style
Caldara, Michele; Nodari, Benedetta; Re, Valerio; Bonandrini, Barbara. 2016. "Miniaturized Blood Pressure Telemetry System with RFID Interface." Electronics 5, no. 3: 51.