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BPStent

On demand blood pressure report without a cuff
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Instrument a stent with a nanochip containing a pressure sensor and a short range RFID type transmitter that reports BP when probed. Insert the stent in an appropriate blood vessel.
livegrenade, Sep 14 2006

As mentioned by OhioGator. Thanks! http://www.cardiomems.com/
[jutta, Oct 06 2006]

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       A company named "CardioMems" founded by Dr. Jay Yadav is in the process of commercializing this device for monitoring the pressures inside an aneurysm.
OhioGator, Oct 06 2006
  


 

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