Noninvasive arterial blood pressure and mechanics

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The beginnings of noninvasive arterial pulse recording can be traced to the Renaissance. At that time, the Polish scientist, Strus (1555) had proposed that the arterial pulse possesses a waveform. Although instrumentation that he used was simple, he suggested that changes in the arterial pulse shape and strength may be related to disease conditions. Today, even though the technology is more advanced, noninvasive arterial blood pressure measurement still remains a challenge. Rigorous methods for extracting functional cardiovascular information from noninvasive pressure have been limited.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedical Devices and Systems
PublisherCRC Press
ISBN (Electronic)9781420003864
ISBN (Print)0849321220, 9780849321221
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology


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