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Noninvasive Pressure Measurement

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000068643D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Devine, D Francisco, SG Green, RC [+details]

Abstract

The use of externally applied mechanical vibration to induce differential Doppler is applied to sensing internal pressure in a closed chamber within a living body. The technique is applicable, for example, to the measurement of ventricular pressure in the heart.