JRM Vol.35 No.5 pp. 1123-1130
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p1123


Bio-MEMS Devices for Medical and Healthcare Measurements from the Body Surface

Yoichi Haga*,** and Noriko Tsuruoka**

*Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University
6-6-01 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

**Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University
6-6-01 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

April 17, 2023
July 3, 2023
October 20, 2023
ultrasound, vessel diameter, biological substances, wearable, collection of cells

In the present study, we describe attempts to develop medical/healthcare measurement devices from the body surface using microfabrication technology. These devices can be divided into two types: internal vessel diameter measurement from the body surface using ultrasound to measure blood pressure and vascular tone, and collection and measurement of biological substances and collection of cells from the body surface.

Ultrasonic vessel diameter sensor

Ultrasonic vessel diameter sensor

Cite this article as:
Y. Haga and N. Tsuruoka, “Bio-MEMS Devices for Medical and Healthcare Measurements from the Body Surface,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.5, pp. 1123-1130, 2023.
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