Brno University of Technology - Design of a Wearable Deep Vein Thrombosis Prevention Device Using Thin McKibben Muscles

2018 18th International Conference on Mechatronics - Mechatronika (ME)

Author(s): Te-Hsin Chang ; Hiroyuki Nabae ; Gen Endo ; Koichi Suzumori ; Kazutoshi Hatakeyama ; Satoaki Chida ; Yoichi Shimada
Publisher: Brno University of Technology
Publication Date: 1 December 2018
Conference Location: Brno, Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Conference Date: 5 December 2018
Page(s): 1 - 6
ISBN (CD): 978-80-214-5543-6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-80-214-5542-9
ISBN (Paper): 978-80-214-5544-3

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in the lower limbs. It is a common condition among bedridden patients and the elderly because it arises from prolonged periods of... View More