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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Remote estimation of blood pulse pressure via temporal tracking of reflected secondary speckles pattern
Author(s): Yevgeny Beiderman; Israel Horovitz; Natanel Burshtein; Mina Teicher; Javier Garcia; Vicente Micó; Zeev Zalevsky
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Paper Abstract

We present a novel technique for remote noncontact blood pulse pressure measurement. It is based on tracking both temporal and amplitude changes of reflected secondary speckle produced in human skin when illuminated by a laser beam. The implemented technique extracts the difference between the systolic and the diastolic blood pressure. Experimental results are presented showing good agreement when compared with conventional measurement methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 2010
PDF: 7 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 15(6) 061707 doi: 10.1117/1.3505008
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 15, Issue 6
Show Author Affiliations
Yevgeny Beiderman, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Israel Horovitz, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Natanel Burshtein, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Mina Teicher, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)
Javier Garcia, Univ. de València (Spain)
Vicente Micó, Univ. de València (Spain)
Zeev Zalevsky, Bar-Ilan Univ. (Israel)


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