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A skin patch for sensing blood pressures

A wearable ultrasound patch enables the continuous monitoring of cardiovascular performance outside the intensive care unit.

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Fig. 1: Diagnosable heart conditions via central and peripheral blood-pressure waveforms.

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Steinhubl, S.R., Topol, E.J. A skin patch for sensing blood pressures. Nat Biomed Eng 2, 633–634 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-018-0296-9

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