A Novel Multi-Parametric Algorithm for Faint Prediction Integrating Indices of Cardiac Inotropy and Vascular Tone

Couceiro, Ricardo ;   de Carvalho, Paulo ;   Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Muehlsteff, Jens ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Eickholt, Christian ;   Brinkmeyer, Christoph ;   Kelm, Malte ;   Meyer, Christian

Tags Cardiovascular signal processingBlood pressure regulation and variabilityAutonomic nervous system

Neurally medicated syncope (NMS) patients suffer from sudden loss of consciousness, which is associated with a high rate of falls and...

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Personalization Algorithms Applied to Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment

Paredes, Simão ;   Marques, Tânia ;   Rocha, Teresa ;   de Carvalho, Paulo ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Morais, João

Tags Knowledge discovery and managementDecision support methods and systemsComputer-aided decision making

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death in the world. Clinical guidelines recommend the use of risk assessment tools...

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Robust Features for Detection of Crackles: An Exploratory Study

Mendes, Luis ;   de Carvalho, Paulo ;   Teixeira, César ;   Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Henriques, Jorge

Tags Nonstationary processing of biomedical signalsEmpirical mode decomposition in biosignal analysisNonlinear analysis of biomedical signals

Crackles are adventitious and explosive respiratory sounds that can be classified as fine or coarse. These sounds are usually associated with...

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WELCOME – Innovative Integrated Care Platform Using Wearable Sensing and Smart Cloud Computing for COPD Patients with Comorbidities

Chouvarda, Ioanna ;   Philip, Nada ;   Natsiavas, Pantelis ;   Kilintzis, Vassilis ;   Sobnath, Drishty ;   Kayyali, Reem ;   Henriques, Jorge ;   Paiva, Rui Pedro ;   Raptopoulos, Andreas ;   Chételat, Olivier ;   Maglaveras, Nikolaos

Tags eHealthPersonal health systemsDecision support methods and systems

We propose WELCOME, an innovative integrated care platform using wearable sensors and smart cloud computing for Chronic Obstructive...

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