National Cheng Kung University Medical College Release: Wireless Physiological Monitoring System a Boon for Dialysis Patients

Published: Dec 18, 2012

TAINAN, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A wireless physiological monitoring system designed by the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), southern Taiwan, has proved to increase medical efficiency and safety for dialysis patients. BME was invited by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to exhibit three of their new inventions -- the “i-Transport” carrier, the “Wireless Physiological Monitoring System for Hemodialysis” and the “Smart Tourniquet,” which have made revolutionary impact on the biomedical field -- at a recent forum. The “wireless physiological monitoring system for hemodialysis” was developed by NCKU BME Professor Tain-Song Chen. It helps dialysis centers monitor the physiological status of dialysis patients.

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