Computational Modeling of a Wearable Device with Feedback to Advance the Healing of Chronic Skin Ulcers


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This paper discusses how COMSOL Multiphysics modeling software allows for design ideas to be validated through computer simulation. The simulations generated show the Organic Electrochemical Field Effect Transistor (OECT) with a Poly(imide) (PI) polymer microfluidic membrane, a Sodium Chloride electrolyte with pure gold contacts would be able to monitor the hydration level at the wound bed, the rate of Cl- ionic movement, and voltage changes as an external electrical signal is applied. This concept would lead to an improved wound healing experience for patients with chronic skin ulcers.

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Journal: TechConnect Briefs
Volume: TechConnect Briefs 2022
Published: June 13, 2022
Pages: 171 - 174
Industry sector: Sensors, MEMS, Electronics
Topics: Informatics, Modeling & Simulation, Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems
ISBN: 979-8-218-00238-1