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Title: A permanently implantable intracranial pressure monitor
Authors: Kawoos, Usmah
Warty, Ruchi Vivek
Tofighi, M. R.
Kralick, Francis A.
Goldwasser, Samuel
Rosen, Arye
Keywords: Biosensors;Biomarkers;Bioimaging;Bioinformatics
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Poster presented at Biomedical Technology Showcase 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved 18 Aug 2006 from http://www.biomed.drexel.edu/new04/Content/Biomed_Tech_Showcase/Poster_Presentations/Rosen_3.pdf.
Abstract: ICP monitoring is invasive, short term and confined to hospitals. A reliable and mass-producible MEMS-based capacitive microwave ICP sensor and a portable monitor allowing long-term non-invasive ICP monitoring is being developed. The design has a LC tank oscillator operating at the ISM band of 2.4000-2.4835 GHz for -25to200 torr, with 0.37 MHz/torr sensitivity. Prototypes developed with a piezoresistive pressure sensor to monitor the signal transmission (range 0.8 meters), biocompatibility and integrity were implanted in animals. Subsequent animal tests will be carried out for one week to observe the device function and compare with the gold standard “Camino pressure monitor.” This project is funded by NIH, project number 1 R21 NS50590-01.
Description: Item from the Biomedical Technology Showcase held July 20, 2006 at Drexel University's Bossone Research Enterprise Center.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/947
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