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1. (WO2018140350) AN EXTREMITY CUFF SUCH AS A FINGER CUFF, A METHOD AND A COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/140350    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/014676
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jan 23 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61B 5/021
Applicants: EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION
Inventors: LI, Peiyuan
SCHRAA, Olaf
VAN DER SAR, Geertruida, Lucretia
Title: AN EXTREMITY CUFF SUCH AS A FINGER CUFF, A METHOD AND A COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCTS
Abstract:
The invention relates to an extremity cuff such as a finger cuff for determining a physiological parameter. The extremity cuff comprises an extremity module for releasably surrounding an extremity portion in a circumferential direction. The extremity module includes a bladder system for exerting a pressure on extremity tissue. Further, the finger module includes a photoplethysmograph system for performing a radiation measurement on extremity tissue. The bladder system includes multiple bladder volumes that are expandable and retractable independently of each other.