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Big Brain Data: On the Responsible Use of Brain Data from Clinical and Consumer-Directed Neurotechnological Devices

Philipp Kellmeyer
2018 Neuroethics  
users and intelligent, particularly closed-loop, neurotechnological devices.  ...  Finally, I discuss the implications of big brain data for national and international regulatory policies and models of good data governance.  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://, which permits unrestricted use, distribution  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12152-018-9371-x fatcat:wyy7qhgewvgbjlae4vqhkzeewa

Visions on the future of medical devices in spinal cord stimulation: what medical device is needed?

Dirk De Ridder, Sven Vanneste
2016 Expert Review of Medical Devices  
It can be envisioned that this is only the start of a new trend in spinal cord, brain, and peripheral nerve stimulation and that more new stimulation designs will be developed in the near future such as  ...  Recently burst stimulation and 10 kHz stimulation have been developed as novel stimulation designs.  ...  For example, when sensing will become available, permitting open and closed loop system designs, the current upgradable devices will need hardware changes implemented, requiring the upgradable IPGs to  ... 
doi:10.1586/17434440.2016.1136560 pmid:26708299 fatcat:yb3twafarngexj3cjxp3jrz3tm

Implantable Smart Technologies (IST): Defining the 'Sting' in Data and Device

Gill Haddow, Shawn H. E. Harmon, Leah Gilman
2015 Health Care Analysis  
In this article, we use our discussions with expert stakeholders working in areas of implantable medical devices such as cochlear implants, implantable cardiac defibrillators, deep brain stimulators and  ...  Further, while implantable smart technologies (ISTs) may (eventually) include organic implants, our focus is on mechanical devices, which may be more likely to deliver the second aspect implicated by our  ...  Closed loop systems that are inserted into the interior of the body offer therapy through the ability of the device to sense and respond autonomously.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10728-015-0309-8 pmid:26646672 pmcid:PMC4987398 fatcat:rjvi5dmwajdthg22svy3npr6ka

Neuromodulation therapies and treatment-resistant depression

Naseem Qureshi, Khalid Al-Harbi
2012 Medical Devices : Evidence and Research  
Objective: This paper aims to review evidence-based data on the use of NTs in TRD.  ...  Those papers that addressed NTs in TRD were retained for extensive review.  ...  Disclosure The authors disclose no conflicts of interest in this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.2147/mder.s33198 pmid:23152710 pmcid:PMC3496963 fatcat:s7ooxc3dvzdfngoymiupd4dcom

Physio-Stacks: Supporting Communication with Ourselves and Others via Tangible, Modular Physiological Devices

Joan Sol Roo, Renaud Gervais, Thibault Lainé, Pierre-Antoine Cinquin, Martin Hachet, Jérémy Frey
2020 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services  
However, we are not always aware of it in full detail. Physiological devices allow us to monitor and create adaptive systems and support introspection.  ...  Given that these devices have access to sensitive data, it is vital that users have a clear understanding of the internal mechanisms (extrospection), yet the underlying processes are hard to understand  ...  We also want to thank our colleagues from Potioc and Ullo for their invaluable insights all over the course of this project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3379503.3403562 dblp:conf/mhci/RooGLCHF20 fatcat:glwo2cxovrhsdadb65c37fsbei

Wearable Vibrotactile Haptic Device for Stiffness Discrimination during Virtual Interactions

Andualem Tadesse Maereg, Atulya Nagar, David Reid, Emanuele L. Secco
2017 Frontiers in Robotics and AI  
In this paper, we discuss the development of cost effective, wireless, and wearable vibrotactile haptic device for stiffness perception during an interaction with virtual objects.  ...  Our experimental setup consists of haptic device with five vibrotactile actuators, virtual reality environment tailored in Unity 3D integrating the Oculus Rift Head Mounted Display (HMD) and the Leap Motion  ...  Such kind of drivers reduces the start up and break time of the vibration motors with closed loop feedback control algorithms and also enables us to trigger different types of waveforms already stored  ... 
doi:10.3389/frobt.2017.00042 fatcat:mtfgf6rgr5c2zbkhpxmybgldse

Neurosurgery and the dawning age of Brain-Machine Interfaces

EdwardF Chang, NathanC Rowland, Jonathan Breshears
2013 Surgical neurology international  
An ongoing ethical dialogue is imminent as we prepare for BMI platforms to enter the neurosurgical realm of clinical management.  ...  Brain-machine interfaces (BMIs) are on the horizon for clinical neurosurgery.  ...  Our goal is to identify the potential impact of this technology on current neurosurgical practice, including ethical implications that may accompany future use of these devices.  ... 
doi:10.4103/2152-7806.109182 pmid:23653884 pmcid:PMC3642748 fatcat:dxgvke3iobfazlgxdn3e262yw4

RF heating of deep brain stimulation implants in open‐bore vertical MRI systems: A simulation study with realistic device configurations

Laleh Golestanirad, Ehsan Kazemivalipour, David Lampman, Hideta Habara, Ergin Atalar, Joshua Rosenow, Julie Pilitsis, John Kirsch
2019 Magnetic Resonance in Medicine  
We found 10- to 30-fold reduction in SAR implication at tips of isolated DBS leads, and up to 19-fold SAR reduction at tips of leads in fully implanted systems in vertical coils compared to horizontal  ...  To date, all MRI studies on RF heating of medical implants have been performed in horizontal closed-bore systems.  ...  Secondary use of imaging data for simulation and modeling was approved by the ethics review board of Northwestern University and by the Institutional Review Board at Albany Medical College.  ... 
doi:10.1002/mrm.28049 pmid:31677308 pmcid:PMC7047541 fatcat:y5lrwjwujnfaxls3676hsenaga

Progress in Neuroengineering for brain repair: New challenges and open issues

Gabriella Panuccio, Marianna Semprini, Lorenzo Natale, Stefano Buccelli, Ilaria Colombi, Michela Chiappalone
2018 Brain and Neuroscience Advances  
In this review, we first highlight the importance of developing novel neurotechnological devices for brain repair and the major challenges expected in the next years.  ...  In recent years, biomedical devices have proven to be able to target also different neurological disorders.  ...  All authors have written and approved the final version of the manuscript. G.P. and M.S. contributed equally to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2398212818776475 pmid:32166141 pmcid:PMC7058228 fatcat:spptr7wt4jbkbazf3sxkrpi4oe

The archive of unrealized devices

Lisa Stansbie
2014 Journal of Writing in Creative Practice  
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doi:10.1386/jwcp.7.3.447_1 fatcat:6lm3xpdqfffoxoepcth75o42im

Inflammation and the risk of atrial high-rate episodes (AHREs) in patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices

Daniele Pastori, Kazuo Miyazawa, Yanguang Li, Farhan Shahid, Hussein Hado, Gregory Y. H. Lip
2018 Clinical Research in Cardiology  
Primary endpoint was occurrence of AHREs, defined as > 175 bpm and lasting > 5 min, in a median follow-up of 16.5 (IQR 3.9-38.6) months (1082.4 patient-years).  ...  The characteristics of 'real world' patients developing AHREs are poorly known. Methods We included 496 consecutive patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs).  ...  Additionally, we did not store all electrogram of AHREs, but device diagnostic information on AHREs was reviewed by at least one experienced electrophysiologist whether they were true AHREs or other device-oversensing  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00392-018-1244-0 pmid:29667016 fatcat:ovfddve4jbdllbdoadblqnqgue

Using the Cortrak magnetic device to facilitate early enteral nutrition in critically ill patients

K Lei, J Smith, L Camporota, R Beale
2007 Critical Care  
Administration of sodium sulfide led to a significantly better recovery of left and right ventricular systolic function (P < 0.05) after 60 minutes of reperfusion.  ...  Clinical data indicate that endogenous levels of hydrogen sulfide are diminished in various forms of cardiovascular diseases.  ...  The aim of the present study was to develop a closed-loop ventilation controller based on mathematical models and fuzzy logic.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc5311 fatcat:cbhs4lvwnvddvpey2t7ie3ebvm

Alpha Neurofeedback Training with a portable Low-Priced and Commercially Available EEG Device Leads to Faster Alpha Enhancement. A Single-blind, Sham-feedback Controlled Study & Methodological Review [article]

Adrian Naas, João Rodrigues, Jan-Philipp Knirsch, Andreas Sonderegger
2019 bioRxiv   pre-print
Introduction Findings of recent studies have proposed that it is possible to enhance cognitive capacities of healthy individuals by means of individual upper alpha (around 10 to 13.5 Hz) neurofeedback  ...  Based on an extensive literature review revealing considerable methodological issues in an important part of the existing research, the present study addressed the question whether individual upper alpha  ...  (M = 21.27 years, SD 248 = 1.43 years). 1.  ... 
doi:10.1101/527598 fatcat:meo4zmiimneo5czmk3p5p2cgyy

Towards adaptive deep brain stimulation: clinical and technical notes on a novel commercial device for chronic brain sensing [article]

Yohann Thenaisie, Chiara Palmisano, Andrea Canessa, Bart J Keulen, Philipp Capetian, Mayte Castro Jimenez, Julien F Bally, Elena Manferlotti, Laura Beccaria, Rodi Zutt, Gregoire Courtine, Jocelyne Bloch (+5 others)
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
Conclusion: New technologies will soon allow closed-loop neuromodulation therapies, capable of adapting the stimulation based on real-time symptom-specific and task-dependent input signals.  ...  Objective: We studied the advances and pitfalls of one of the first commercially available devices capable of recording brain local field potentials (LFP) from the implanted DBS leads, chronically and  ...  Ethics The Medical ethical committee Leiden Den Haag Delft, the Ethik-Kommission of the University Hospital Würzburg and the Ethical Committee of the Canton of Vaud (CER-VD) approved the respective studies  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.03.10.21251638 fatcat:wg5cw6zglje2tlyqxby4dapylu

In vitro study of a new vaporization humidifying device: DAR HC 2000®

N Bottino, L Chiaravalli, M Panigada, F Carrieri, E Allegritti, P Pelosi, L Gattinoni
2000 Critical Care  
Physicians should become more selective in the use of monitored beds and in the ordering of a work up to rule out PMI.  ...  Aims: To study the relationship between myocardial release of cTnI and myocardial cell death as assessed by the amount of apoptosis and necrosis after cardiac surgery.  ...  Methods: Retrospective review of all confirmed brain deaths in the 14 bed Adult ICU during the two-year period from January 1997 to December 1998.  ... 
doi:10.1186/cc827 pmcid:PMC3333031 fatcat:bo5crmdu35ftvecepgvtfillea
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