pulse transit time

Ballistocardiogram-Based Approach to Cuff-Less Blood Pressure Monitoring: Proof-of-Concept and Potential Challenges

Ballistocardiogram-Based Approach to Cuff-Less Blood Pressure Monitoring: Proof-of-Concept and Potential Challenges

Author(s): Chang-Sei Kim, Andrew M. Carek, Omer T. Inan, Ramakrishna Mukkamala, Jin-Oh Hahn
Ballistocardiogram-Based Approach to Cuff-Less Blood Pressure Monitoring: Proof-of-Concept and Potential Challenges 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

The goal of this study was to propose and establish the proof-of-concept of an ultra-convenient cuffless blood pressure (BP) monitoring approach based on the ballistocardiogram (BCG).  The proposed approach monitors…

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Cuffless estimation of blood pressure: importance of variability in blood pressure dependence of arterial stiffness across individuals and measurement sites

Cuffless Estimation of Blood Pressure: Importance of Variability in Blood Pressure Dependence of Arterial Stiffness Across Individuals and Measurement Sites

Author(s): Mark Butlin, Fatehmeh Shirbani, Edward Barin, Isabella Tan, Bart Spronck, Alberto P. Avolio
Cuffless Estimation of Blood Pressure: Importance of Variability in Blood Pressure Dependence of Arterial Stiffness Across Individuals and Measurement Sites 170 177 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Measuring arterial pulse transit time (PTT) to estimate blood pressure (BP) without conventional brachial cuff-based measurement is not new, but is a focus of current wearable technologies research. Much research…

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An Ear-Worn Vital Signs Monitor

Author(s): David Da He, Eric S. Winokur, Charles G. Sodini
An Ear-Worn Vital Signs Monitor 1022 1122 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects over one third of the U.S. population and is the current leading cause of death. Many key cardiovascular parameters such as the heart rate, stroke…

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Towards Ubiquitous Blood Pressure Monitoring via Pulse Transit Time: Theory and Practice

Author(s): Ramakrishna Mukkamala, Jin-Oh Hahn, Omer T. Inan, Lalit K. Mestha, Chang-Sei Kim, Hakan Toreyin, Survi Kyal
Towards Ubiquitous Blood Pressure Monitoring via Pulse Transit Time: Theory and Practice 216 293 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)

Ubiquitous blood pressure monitoring is on the horizon for two reasons. One reason is a profound need. Hypertension is a major cardiovascular risk factor that is treatable, yet high blood…

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