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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Assessment of Baroreflex Sensitivity by Continuous Noninvasive Monitoring of Peripheral and Central Aortic Pressure

Kouchaki, Zahra ;   Butlin, Mark ;   Qasem, Ahmad ;   Avolio, Alberto P

Tags BaroreflexBlood pressure regulation and variabilityCardiovascular signal processing

Noninvasive assessment of baroreceptor sensitivity (BRS) facilitates clinical investigation of autonomic function. The spontaneous sequence...

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Estimating the Baroreflex and Respiratory Modulation of Peripheral Vascular Resistance

Chalacheva, Patjanaporn ;   Khoo, Michael

Tags Cardiorespiratory modelsNon-linear cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory relationsBlood pressure regulation and variability

The peripheral vascular resistance (RPV) control is known to be largely sympathetically-mediated; thus assessment of the RPV control would...

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Field Stimulation of the Carotid Baroreceptor Complex Does Not Compromise Baroreceptor Function in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats

Kouchaki, Zahra ;   Georgakopoulos, Dimitrios ;   Butlin, Mark ;   Avolio, Alberto P

Tags BaroreflexBlood pressure regulation and variabilityCardiovascular signal processing

Field stimulation of the carotid baroreceptors has been successfully used to induce a long-term reduction in blood pressure. However,...

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Remote Measurement of Cognitive Stress Via Heart Rate Variability

McDuff, Daniel Jonathan ;   Gontarek, Sarah ;   Picard, Rosalind

Tags Heart rate variabilityAutonomic nervous systemHRV and blood pressure monitoring

Remote detection of cognitive load has many powerful applications, such as measuring stress in the workplace. Cognitive tasks have an impact...

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Temporal Trends of Neuro-Autonomic Complexity During Severe Episodes of Bipolar Disorders

Nardelli, Mimma ;   Valenza, Gaetano ;   Gentili, Claudio ;   Lanata', Antonio ;   Scilingo, Enzo Pasquale

Tags Complexity in cardiovascular or cardiorespiratory signalsCardiovascular signal processingAutonomic nervous system

Bipolar disorder is a chronic psychiatric condition during which patients experience mood swings among depression, hypomania or mania, mixed...

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