Measuring Pressure: Introducing oBPM, the Optical Revolution for Blood Pressure Monitoring
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According to the World Health Organization, every third adult suffers from hypertension-which amounts to 1 billion adults worldwide. Hypertension can lead to severe complications, such as stroke and heart failure. Each year, this illness results in 7.5 million premature deaths. The paradox of hypertension is that most people suffering from this condition are unaware of it. As such, hypertension is known as the "silent killer."
IEEE Pulse, vol. 9 (5), pp. 31-33