This Wearable Stick-On Ultrasound Patch Can Measure Blood Pressure Deep Inside Body

Ultrasound patch
Image courtesy of Chonghe Wang/Nature Biomedical Engineering
Scientists at the University of California San Diego created a new wearable ultrasound patch that non-invasively monitors blood pressure in arteries deep beneath the skin such as the jugular vein and carotid artery. The new patch could be helpful in detecting cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. In a proof-of-concept study, the patch […]