Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Smart stents can better prevent heart attacks

Various media outlets reported on a “smart stent” created by UBC researchers that can potentially prevent heart attacks by monitoring subtle changes in the flow of blood through the artery.

“We modified a stent to function as a miniature antenna and added a special micro-sensor that we developed to continuously track blood flow,” said lead study author Kenichi Takahata.

Stories appeared on Business StandardFinancial Express, and Global.



Read more from UBC https://news.ubc.ca/2018/06/20/smart-stents-can-better-prevent-heart-attacks/

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