Congestive Heart Failure Patient Monitoring Using Wearable Bio-Impedance Sensor Technology

Chris Van Hoof, Christophe Smeets, Gabriel Squillace, Lars Grieten, Marianne Vandecasteele, Ruben De Francisco, Seulki Lee



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03. Bioinstrumentation, Biosensors and Bio-Micro/Nano Technologies


08:30 - 10:00 | Wed 26 Aug | Space 4 | 3.1

Novel Applications of Wearable Sensor Technology with Live Demonstrations


A new technique to monitor the fluid status of congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in the hospital is proposed and verified in a clinical trial with 8 patients. A wearable Bio-impedance (BioZ) sensor allows a continuous localized measurement which can be complement clinical tools in the hospital. Thanks to the multi-parametric approach and correlation analysis with clinical reference, BioZ is successfully shown as a promising parameter for continuous and wearable CHF patient monitoring application.

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