A wearable ultrasonic sensor of blood pressure

An ultrasonic and stretchable device conformal to the skin that captures blood-pressure waveforms at deeply embedded arterial and venous sites enables the continuous monitoring of cardiovascular events.

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The cover illustrates a skin-conformable ultrasonic device that captures the blood-pressure waveform from a deep artery or vein.


See Wang et al., https://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-018-0287-x

Image: Chonghe Wang and Sheng Xu, University of California San Diego.