An Application Supporting Gastroesophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH Analysis

Piotr Tojza, Dawid Gradolewski, Grzegorz Redlarski

Abstract

Due to a significant rise in the number of patients diagnosed with diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract and the high cost of treatment, there is a need to further research on one of the most popular diagnostic tests used in this case – esophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance and pH measurement. This may lead to finding new diagnostically relevant information, used to quicken and improve the diagnostic procedure. The paper presents an algorithm used in a new computer application dedicated for researchers and physicians interested in research connected with Gastroesophageal impedance and pH data analysis. A possibility to modify a wide range of the algorithms parameters as well as rich set of the programs functions allows researchers to search for new criteria to assess the pH and impedance data when diagnosing diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract. This, in turn, may lead to improving the time and accuracy of the MII-pH analysis which will substantially affect the patient’s diagnosis time and treatment. Moreover, the diagnosing physician will be able to asses more tests, which is important, due to a significant rise in the number of patients seeking attention when speaking about the diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract.

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Tojza P., Gradolewski D. and Redlarski G. (2014). An Application Supporting Gastroesophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH Analysis . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-046-8, pages 231-238. DOI: 10.5220/0005050402310238


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@conference{sigmap14,
author={Piotr Tojza and Dawid Gradolewski and Grzegorz Redlarski},
title={An Application Supporting Gastroesophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH Analysis},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={231-238},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005050402310238},
isbn={978-989-758-046-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - Volume 1: SIGMAP, (ICETE 2014)
TI - An Application Supporting Gastroesophageal Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH Analysis
SN - 978-989-758-046-8
AU - Tojza P.
AU - Gradolewski D.
AU - Redlarski G.
PY - 2014
SP - 231
EP - 238
DO - 10.5220/0005050402310238