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A novel three-stage methodology for the detection of fetal heart rate (fHR) from multivariate abdominal ECG recordings is introduced. In the first stage, the maternal R-peaks and fiducial points (maternal QRS onset and offset) are detected, using band-pass filtering and phase space analysis. The maternal fiducial points are used to eliminate the maternal(More)
In this paper, we describe the PERFORM system for the continuous remote monitoring and management of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. The PERFORM system is an intelligent closed-loop system that seamlessly integrates a wide range of wearable sensors constantly monitoring several motor signals of the PD patients. Data acquired are pre-processed by advanced(More)
The scope of this paper is to present the Specialist's Decision Support System (SDSS), part of the overall Decision Support Framework that is developed under the SensorART platform. The SensorART platform focuses on the management and remote treatment of patients suffering from end-stage heart failure. The SDSS assists specialists on designing the best(More)
This paper introduces an automated methodology for the extraction of fetal heart rate from cutaneous potential abdominal electrocardiogram (abdECG) recordings. A three-stage methodology is proposed. Having the initial recording, which consists of a small number of abdECG leads in the first stage, the maternal R-peaks and fiducial points (QRS onset and(More)
The platform of SensorART emphases on the controlling and remote treatment of patients suffering from failure of the heart, using an implantable Ventricular Assist Device (VAD). It provides an extendable, interoperable and independent from VAD solution, which includes different software and hardware components in a holistic approach, in order to improve the(More)
In this work, we present a platform for the development of multiscale patient-specific artery and atherogenesis models. The platform, called ARTool, integrates technologies of 3-D image reconstruction from various image modalities, blood flow and biological models of mass transfer, plaque characterization, and plaque growth. Patient images are acquired for(More)
OBJECTIVE In the present work a cardiovascular simulator designed both for clinical and training use is presented. METHOD The core of the simulator is a lumped parameter model of the cardiovascular system provided with several modules for the representation of baroreflex control, blood transfusion, ventricular assist device (VAD) therapy and drug(More)
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract comprising Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Although the pathogenesis of the disease is not clearly defined yet, environmental, genetic and other factors contribute to the onset of the disease. Apart from the clinical and histopathological findings,(More)