A Review On Conventional Analysis to Fiber Grating Sensing for Detection of Chronic Kidney Disease

  • Vajresh Kumar N Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
  • Asokan Sundarrajan, * Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0803-3064
Keywords: Renal Insufficiency, Chronic, Diagnosis, Fiber Grating Sensors, Grating Sensors


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is one of the universal problems which is a long-term condition where the kidney stops functioning the way it should. According to the estimated surveys, at least one among ten adults has been facing this health issue. In order to combat these diseases, there is an essential need for stable diagnostic tests that are simple, accurate, and easily accessible. This paper is a review of the non-invasive diagnosis of CKD and its biomarkers using optical fiber-grating sensors (OFGs) which is one of the most attractive biosensors, playing a vital role in the field of biosensing and chemical sensing based on its label-free configuration. These sensors can be used for label-free diagnostic purposes due to their detection properties even in high electric fields and magnetic environments. However, their exploration into the medical field is fairly emerging in recent trends and yet to be commercialized. This review relates to the recent development in OFGs-based diagnosis and also identifies some of the key challenges for practical applications.

Author Biography

Asokan Sundarrajan, *, Department of Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

E-mail: sasokan@iisc.ac.in


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