Portable low-cost microwave brain scanner for stroke detection and recovery monitoring

Portable low-cost microwave brain scanner for stroke detection and recovery monitoring
  • Type of ProjectResearch
  • Stage of CompletionIn progress
  • Area of InterestTertiary care, Secondary care, Technology
  • Health DomainSafety, Data & digital, Quality
  • Geographic RegionN/A
  • Priority PopulationOther

Organisation: University of Waikato 

Developing a portable microwave-based brain scanner that can detect strokes and monitor recovery, reducing the need for patients to travel to main centres for CT scans, and allowing faster initial treatment. Also includes development of the supporting imaging algorithm and a machine learning algorithm for stroke classification. 

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