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Photonic Crystal Sensors for the Rapid Detection of Myocardial Ischemia

[+] Author Affiliations
Justin T. Baca, Sanford A. Asher

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

David N. Finegold

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Paper No. SBC2007-176582, pp. 53-54; 2 pages
doi:10.1115/SBC2007-176582
From:
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Keystone, Colorado, USA, June 20–24, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4798-5
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

Coronary Heart Disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and was responsible for approximately one of every five deaths in 2003 [1]. Unnecessary admissions to US Hospitals of patients with suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is estimated to cost about 12 billion dollars a year [2]. The earliest biochemical markers currently assayed do not appear in the blood for hours after the onset of chest pain; a rapid test for myocardial ischemia would help to expedite treatment and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions [3].

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Crystals , Sensors , Blood , Diseases

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