Distributed fiber optic strain-sensing catheter for assisted delivery of epidural anesthesia

Aidana Beisenova, Aizhan Issatayeva, Carlo Molardi, Kanat Dukenbayev, Daniele Tosi

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Abstract

We present the design of a Tuohy catheter for epidural anesthesia, assisted by fiber optic distributed strain sensors, operating by means of optical backscatter reflectometry. The strain maps allow assisting the catheter positioning in situ.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F124-OFS 2018
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2018
EventOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018 - Lausanne, Switzerland
Duration: Sep 24 2018Sep 28 2018

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018
CountrySwitzerland
CityLausanne
Period9/24/189/28/18

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Beisenova, A., Issatayeva, A., Molardi, C., Dukenbayev, K., & Tosi, D. (2018). Distributed fiber optic strain-sensing catheter for assisted delivery of epidural anesthesia. In Optical Fiber Sensors, OFS 2018 (Vol. Part F124-OFS 2018). OSA - The Optical Society.