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Physiological parameters measurements in a cardiac cycle via a combo PPG-ECG system

  • Autori: Oreggia, D.; Guarino, S.; Parisi, A.; Pernice, R.; Adamo, G.; Mistretta, L.; DI BUONO, P.; Fallica, G.; Ferla, G.; Giaconia, G.; Cino, A.; Busacca, A.
  • Anno di pubblicazione: 2015
  • Tipologia: Proceedings (TIPOLOGIA NON ATTIVA)
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In this paper, we present an innovative way to measure some physiological parameters (such as the pre-ejection period, the pulse transit time, the blood pressure) in a cardiac cycle. A combo PPG-ECG system has been employed to extract both the ECG signal from chest and simultaneously the photoplethysmography signal from the wrist and the forearm, to calculate the pre-ejection period. This system represents an easy and non-invasive technique to determine these biomedical parameters without using expensive impedance cardiography equipment (ICG).