D6.1 - Surface Micromachined Pressure Sensors for Medical Applications

H. K. Trieu
Pressure is physiologically a very interesting parameter in medical diagnostics. From blood pressure for patients suffering from hypertension to cranial pressure in hydrocephalus, intra ocular pressure in glaucoma or bladder pressure in incontinence as some examples it covers a broad range of relevance of different diseases. Facing new challenges in health care as a result of demographic change and an accompanied increase in life expectancy as well as the high incidence of widespread diseases in...