EPICGuide: Epidural Catheter Guidance with fiber optic sensors

Project: Monitored by Research Administration

Project Details

Grant Program

Faculty Development Competitive Research Grants 2020-2022

Project Description

EPICGuide is a research project aimed at the development of fiber optic sensing technologies on board of a medical catheter for epidural anesthesia, in order to provide a real-time feedback of the position and shape of the catheter that serves as a guidance system. The project is under the framework of Faculty-development competitive research grants program.
Short titleEPICGuide
Effective start/end date1/1/2012/31/22


  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Sensors
  • Shape sensing
  • Medical device
  • Optical fiber sensors

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