ADAPTIVE AURICULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION CONTROLLED BY VITAL BIOSIGNALS - Transition from Fixed to Adaptive and Synchronized Electrical Stimulation Controlled by Heart Rate Variability and Blood Perf

Eugenijus Kaniusas, Jozsef Constantin Szeles, Tilo Materna, Giedrius Varoneckas

Abstract

The auricular electrical punctual stimulation is usually applied for pain relief. The common application involves fixed stimulation parameters, which makes the simulation insensitive to prevailing pain or stress level and may lead to a disadvantageous over-stimulation. In order to address this issue, the given position paper presents an experimental background leading to a conceptual design of an adaptive and synchronized stimulation technique. Here parameters of the heart rate variability are used as stimulation biofeedback, while the stimulating signal is synchronized with cardiac or respiratory activity to boost stimulation effects.

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Kaniusas E., Szeles J., Materna T. and Varoneckas G. (2009). ADAPTIVE AURICULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION CONTROLLED BY VITAL BIOSIGNALS - Transition from Fixed to Adaptive and Synchronized Electrical Stimulation Controlled by Heart Rate Variability and Blood Perf . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111- 64-7, pages 304-309. DOI: 10.5220/0001779703040309


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@conference{biodevices09,
author={Eugenijus Kaniusas and Jozsef Constantin Szeles and Tilo Materna and Giedrius Varoneckas},
title={ADAPTIVE AURICULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION CONTROLLED BY VITAL BIOSIGNALS - Transition from Fixed to Adaptive and Synchronized Electrical Stimulation Controlled by Heart Rate Variability and Blood Perf},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={304-309},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001779703040309},
isbn={978-989-8111- 64-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Devices - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2009)
TI - ADAPTIVE AURICULAR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION CONTROLLED BY VITAL BIOSIGNALS - Transition from Fixed to Adaptive and Synchronized Electrical Stimulation Controlled by Heart Rate Variability and Blood Perf
SN - 978-989-8111- 64-7
AU - Kaniusas E.
AU - Szeles J.
AU - Materna T.
AU - Varoneckas G.
PY - 2009
SP - 304
EP - 309
DO - 10.5220/0001779703040309