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1. (WO2017186832) MONITORING DEVICE FOR PATIENTS WITH JOINT AFFLICTIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/186832    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/060020
Publication Date: Fri Nov 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Apr 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 5/01
A61B 5/11
A61B 5/00
Applicants: MERCK PATENT GMBH
Inventors: CULL, Toby
LADEL, Christoph H.
DONDRAS, Wiebke
MUELLER, Gerald
KUGLER, James
GOULDING, Mark
BROOKES, Paul
LOZMAN, Owen
KETTERER, Simon
Title: MONITORING DEVICE FOR PATIENTS WITH JOINT AFFLICTIONS
Abstract:
The present invention relates to a monitoring device for patients with joint afflictions, traumatic joint diseases and/or cartilage injury disorders, or users who risk joint injury or degeneration through repetitive or high impact use (athletes, runners etc.). The monitoring device comprises one or more sensors to collect data. Said data is subsequently analyzed and based on the results of such analysis, where necessary therapy (e.g. medication, physiotherapy etc.) dispensed to the patient, or advice given.