ICT-enabled Medical Compression Stocking for Treatment of Leg Venous Insufficiency

Troels Fedder Jensen, Finn Overgaard Hansen, José Antonio Esparza Isasa, Peter Høgh Mikkelsen, Tomi Hakala, Timo Vuorela

Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to the treatment of leg venous insufficiency. This approach consists of an ICT-enabled medical compression stocking that aims at mitigating the requirement for daily assistance and increasing the patient’s self-sufficiency. More specifically, this paper presents the wearable subsystem of this solution. In addition this paper discusses the different prototypes that have been produced to demonstrate that this new approach is technically feasible.

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Jensen T., Hansen F., Esparza Isasa J., Mikkelsen P., Hakala T. and Vuorela T. (2014). ICT-enabled Medical Compression Stocking for Treatment of Leg Venous Insufficiency . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-013-0, pages 212-217. DOI: 10.5220/0004903402120217


in Bibtex Style

@conference{biodevices14,
author={Troels Fedder Jensen and Finn Overgaard Hansen and José Antonio Esparza Isasa and Peter Høgh Mikkelsen and Tomi Hakala and Timo Vuorela},
title={ICT-enabled Medical Compression Stocking for Treatment of Leg Venous Insufficiency},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={212-217},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004903402120217},
isbn={978-989-758-013-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - ICT-enabled Medical Compression Stocking for Treatment of Leg Venous Insufficiency
SN - 978-989-758-013-0
AU - Jensen T.
AU - Hansen F.
AU - Esparza Isasa J.
AU - Mikkelsen P.
AU - Hakala T.
AU - Vuorela T.
PY - 2014
SP - 212
EP - 217
DO - 10.5220/0004903402120217