Developing a Pressure Monitoring System in a 3D Printed Orthosis for Wrist Fracture

Hossein Vaezi Ashtiani | Iran

Developing a Pressure Monitoring System in a 3D Printed Orthosis for Wrist Fracture

Hossein Vaezi Ashtiani

Iran

Detail

In wrist fractures, casts fix bones while it is likely results in compartment syndrome in the case of a too tight cast. This invention monitors patient’s compartment pressure during using wrist cast. A 3D printed cast is applied to reduce the risk of skin irritation and infection.