Development and Evaluation of a Low Cost Cuffless Systolic Blood Pressure Device
Jörg Güttler, Muhammad Karim, Christos Georgoulas, and Thomas Bock
Chair of Building Realization and Robotics, Technische Universität München
Arcisstraße 21, 80333 München, Germany
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