9. Arterial pulse transit time evaluation by peripheral pulse wave measurement
R. Girčys1, E. Kazanavičius2, L. Obcarskas3
1, 2Real Time Computers System Center, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania
3The Mechatronics Centre for Research,
Studies and Information,
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(Received 28 January 2013; accepted 28 February 2013)
Abstract. Arterial pulse transit time (PTT) is a simple
noninvasive diagnostic tool. However it is still requiring two processes ECG
and photoplethysmogram to be measured. Object of this investigation is
verifying hypothesis about velocity of the initial rise in peripheral pulse
waveform (VIR) and arterial pulse transit time correlation. For verification
this assumption modeling and five veloergonometric test was done. The results
showed significant PTT and VIR correlation:
Keywords: arterial pulse wave velocity, pulse transit time, Hook’s low, photoplethysmography.
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Girčys R., Kazanavičius E., Obcarskas L. Arterial pulse transit time evaluation by peripheral pulse wave measurement. Journal of Measurements in Engineering, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2013, p. 52‑58.
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