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Catheters gain arrays of sensors and actuators

Flexible multilayer electronic arrays impart endocardial balloon catheters with enhanced sensing and actuation functionality.

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Fig. 1: Integration of flexible multilayer electronic arrays into cardiac catheters.
Fig. 2: A balloon catheter instrumented with multilayer flexible electronic arrays with sensing and actuation functionality would offer clinically relevant advantages.


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Correspondence to Ellen T. Roche.

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E.T.R. is a consultant for Holistick Medical, and holds equity in the company.

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Roche, E.T. Catheters gain arrays of sensors and actuators. Nat Biomed Eng 4, 939–940 (2020).

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