ENDO-SPY: An RFID based Endoleak Monitor
Problem:Patients who undergo Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) has 20-50% of post-surgery endoleaks. It is also required to go through complicated post-surgery check-ups to monitor any complication.
NEED Statement: A specific type of stent that can notify the doctors if it gets misplaced.
Beneficiary: Surgeon, Patient
- Stent with RFID tag and pressure sensor is installed
- Sensor detects any increase in blood flow in the Aneurysm sac
- RFID tag sends a notification to the server/app
- App/server sends a notification to the doctor
Result: Endoleak detection process becomes easier and stent displacement can be detected immediately. Doctors get data about current status of stent remotely.