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General Information
    • ISSN: 2010-3751
    • Frequency: Bimonthly (2012-2016); Quarterly (Since 2017)
    • DOI: 10.18178/IJFCC
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Mohamed Othman
    • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
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Editor-in-chief
Prof. Mohamed Othman
Department of Communication Technology and Network Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
It is my honor to be the editor-in-chief of IJFCC. The journal publishes good papers in the field of future computer and communication. Hopefully, IJFCC will become a recognized journal among the readers in the filed of future computer and communication.
IJFCC 2013 Vol.2(1): 27-31 ISSN: 2010-3751
DOI: 10.7763/IJFCC.2013.V2.114

Post Operative Monitoring of Kidney Transplanted Patients Using Wireless Sensor Networks

Alice Abraham, Srinath K. S., Guru. Prasad B. S., Sumanth, and Narendra Kumar G

Abstract—Although kidney transplantation is a successful treatment for end stage kidney disease, complications can occur that include bleeding, vascular thrombosis, renal artery stenosis, ureteral stenosis, lymhocele, fever, rejection, etc. Post transplant monitoring and prompt medical attention and early treatment will be decisive in a successful transplant and recovery and this monitoring can be improved by great bounds using wireless sensor networks. Nephrologists need real time data to monitor various parameters of the patients for periodic medical requirements. Some medications may be prescribed for only 7 to 14 days, such as antibiotics. Others, like your anti-rejection medications are usually prescribed for lifetime. In case the data received has variations in the threshold value of the parameters, report is sent to doctor’s (nephrologist) PDA and nurse in charge for necessary action. In immaculate medical assistance, consultants can rely on this extremely high potential Intelligent Sensor Networks that provides near accurate pathological and physical parameters which are obtained from six wearable sensors namely creatinine, temperature, respiration, ECG, blood pressure, and heart rate that are placed on the patient’s body which sends the sensed data through wireless network using E-AODV protocol to a Personal Data Transceiver (PDT) and the nephrologist’s PDA.

Index Terms—Access points, E-AODV, MANETS, PDT, wireless sensor network.

The authors are with University Visvesvayraya College of Engineering, Bangalore, India (email: alice.abraham@gmail.com,: alice.abraham@gmail.com).

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Cite: Alice Abraham, Srinath K. S., Guru. Prasad B. S., Sumanth, and Narendra Kumar G, "Post Operative Monitoring of Kidney Transplanted Patients Using Wireless Sensor Networks," International Journal of Future Computer and Communication vol. 2, no. 1 pp. 27-31, 2013.

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