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1. (WO2017036983) DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/036983    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/070238
Publication Date: Fri Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 27 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61F 5/56
A61B 5/00
Applicants: UNIVERSITÉ CLAUDE BERNARD LYON 1
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE
INSTITUT NATIONAL DES SCIENCES APPLIQUÉES DE LYON
CPE LYON FORMATION CONTINUE ET RECHERCHE POUVANT ÊTRE PRÉCÉDÉE OU SUIVIE PAR CPE LYON FCR
ECOLE CENTRALE DE LYON
HOSPICES CIVILS DE LYON
Inventors: ROBIN, Olivier
GEHIN, Claudine
MASSOT, Bertrand
Title: DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS
Abstract:
The invention relates to a diagnostic apparatus comprising a mounting (20) and a measurement circuit (15) attached to the mounting, the mounting comprising a gutter (12) having a shape which substantially complements that of a dental arch, the measurement circuit comprising at least one force sensor (24) arranged at the bottom of said gutter, a clock (28), a memory (30), a control module (32) capable of recording in said memory the force measurements taken by said at least one force sensor and the corresponding times read by said clock, and a battery (36) for supplying the measurement circuit with electrical energy, the mounting comprising at least two layers encapsulating said measurement circuit, the apparatus being characterised in that the measurement circuit comprises a sheet substrate (26), said substrate comprising first and second portions connected by at least one bridge (42) having a width (1) of less than 2 mm.