A Novel Method for Non-Invasive Respiration Monitoring

Cook, Andrew J. ;   Gargiulo, Gaetano ;   Cook, Rebekah ;   Ng, Ben ;   Hindmarsh, Diane ;   Lehmann, Torsten ;   Hamilton, Tara Julia

Tags Heart rate variabilityRespiratory variabilityTime-frequency, time-scale analysis of cardiovascular variability

In this paper we present an atypical method for measuring respiration volume. We infer heart rate variability (HRV) from an electrocardiogram...

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A Polynomial Model of Patient-Specific Breathing Effort during Controlled Mechanical Ventilation

Redmond, Daniel ;   Docherty, Paul David ;   Chiew, Yeong Shiong ;   Chase, J. Geoffrey

Tags Periodic breathing mechanicsRespiratory variabilityWork of breathing

Patient breathing efforts occurring during controlled ventilation causes perturbations in pressure data, which cause erroneous parameter...

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Analysis and Classification of Oximetry Recordings to Predict Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity in Children

Gutierrez, Gonzalo Cesar ;   Kheirandish-Gozal, Leila ;   Álvarez, Daniel ;   Crespo, Andrea ;   Philby, Mona F. ;   Mohammadi, Meelad ;   del Campo, Félix ;   Gozal, David ;   Hornero, Roberto

Tags Signal processing in physiological systemsBiomedical signal classificationSignals and systems

Current study is focused around the potential use of oximetry to determine the obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) severity...

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Comparing Consumption Oxygen during and after Squat Exercise in Smith Machine and Whole-Body Vibration

Justo, Ana Catarina Garcia ;   Saavedra, Francisco José Félix ;   Vilaça-Alves, José ;   Rosa, Claudio ;   Neves, Eduardo Borba ;   Reis, Victor Machado

Tags Work of breathingRespiratory variabilityPeriodic breathing mechanics

Currently the physical exercise in whole body vibration platforms has become popular among people that frequenting gym and physiotherapy...

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Computer-Assisted Diagnosis of the Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome: An Overview of Different Approaches

Alvarez-Estevez, Diego ;   Moret-Bonillo, Vicente

Tags Sleep apnea

Automatic diagnosis of the Sleep Apnea-Hypopnea Syndrome (SAHS) has become an important area of research due to the growing interest in...

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Identifying Sleep Apnea Syndrome using Heart Rate and Breathing Effort Variation Analysis based on Ballistocardiography

Zhao, Weichao ;   Ni, Hongbo ;   Zhou, Xingshe ;   Song, Yalong ;   Wang, Tianben

Tags Sleep apneaCardiovascular consequences of sleep disordersPeriodic breathing

Sleep apnea syndrome (SAS) is regarded as one of the most common sleep-related breathing disorders, which can severely affect sleep quality....

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Lung Assist Devices Influence Cardio-Energetic Parameters: Numerical Simulation Study

De Lazzari, Claudio ;   Quatember, Bernhard ;   Recheis, Wolfgang ;   Mayr, Martin ;   Demertzis, Stefanos ;   Allasia, Giampietro ;   de Rossi, Alessandra ;   Cavoretto, Roberto ;   Venturino, Ezio ;   Genuini, Igino

Tags Cardiorespiratory models

We aim at an analysis of the effects mechanical ventilators (MVs) and thoracic artificial lungs (TALs) will have on the cardiovascular system,...

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Retrospective Data-Driven Respiratory Gating for PET using TOF Information

Wang, Mengdie ;   Guo, Ning ;   Zhang, Hui ;   El Fakhri, Georges ;   Hu, Guangshu ;   Li, Quanzheng

Tags Respiratory variabilityTime-frequency, time-scale analysis of respiratory variability

Traditional data-driven respiratory gating method is capable of detecting breathing cycles directly from positron emission tomography (PET)...

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Rib-Cage-Movement Measurements as a Potential New Trigger Signal in Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation

Ivanovic, Marija ;   Petrovic, Jovana ;   Miletic, Marjan ;   Danicic, Aleksandar ;   Bojovic, Bosko ;   Vukcevic, Miodrag ;   Lazovic, Biljana ;   Gluvic, Zoran ;   Ljupco, Hadzievski ;   Allsop, Thomas ;   Webb, David

Tags Work of breathingPulmonary mechanicsPulmonary rehabilitation

Non-invasive ventilation performed through an oronasal mask is a standard in clinical and homecare mechanical ventilation. Besides all its...

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