Development of Biodegradable Pressure Sensor for Orthopedic Applications

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  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, U.V.C.E, Bangalore, 560001.
  • Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore, 560064.
  • Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, REVA University, Bangalore, 560064.



Many injuries & fractures are corrected by the means of surgery and regularly monitored by regular scans such as MRI, X-Ray etc. As the technology has improved over the years there are many advanced methods such as biodegradable pressure sensors which can be implanted during the surgery and used for extracting useful data. The material used to build this pressure sensor will be completely made of biodegradable materials to cause no side effects or harm to the body. The preferred fabrication method is Ink jet printer method or Screen-printing method. This biodegradable pressure sensor will be a huge boon to all humanity as it will be able to provide live data of pressure and strain acting on the injured bone which will be useful in recovery and rehabilitation. With this data the doctor can access the recovery and tailer the activities of the injured bone.



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S, A., HG, H., Harshith, & Eric Fernandes, H. (2023). Development of Biodegradable Pressure Sensor for Orthopedic Applications. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 70(10A), 290–293.