Measuring Pressure: Introducing oBPM, the Optical Revolution for Blood Pressure Monitoring

  title={Measuring Pressure: Introducing oBPM, the Optical Revolution for Blood Pressure Monitoring},
  author={Josep Sol{\`a} and Mattia Bertschi and Jens Krauss},
  journal={IEEE Pulse},
According to the World Health Organization, every third adult suffers from hypertension-which amounts to 1 billion adults worldwide. Hypertension can lead to severe complications, such as stroke and heart failure. Each year, this illness results in 7.5 million premature deaths. The paradox of hypertension is that most people suffering from this condition are unaware of it. As such, hypertension is known as the "silent killer." 

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    2020 42nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBC)
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