System Integration of BioHaptix System for Tissue Impedance Measurement

By Shiva Vignesh Rajagopal


Soft tissues are complex materials whose mechanical sti ness and electrical impedance
characteristics are extremely useful in a variety of ways, some of which include measuring the like-
lihood of pre-term birth. Dr. Jonathan Butcher, along with previous students, has developed a
device for mechanical and electrical impedance measurement, using a single device that can vary
pressure while sending a variable-frequency electrical signal through the tissue. This device can
be used for nondestructive, fast, quantitative measurement of soft tissue, which can be used for
diagnostic purposes. This design project aims to integrate two di erent versions of this system,
including xing errors, making the systems more resilient, and centralizing information and docu-

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