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A Telehealth System for Remote Auditory Evoked Potential Monitoring

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Jorge Millan MsC, PhD
Hialeha Technology Center, HIATEC , United States
Leonardo Yunda, MsE, MsC, PhD(c)
BIOINNOVA Group Research from UNAD , Colombia
A portable, Internet-based EEG/Auditory Evoked Potential (AEP) monitoring system was developed for remote electrophysiological studies during sleep. The system records EEG/AEP simultaneously at the subject’s home for increased comfort and flexibility. The system provides simultaneous recording and remote viewing of EEG, EMG and EOG waves and allows on-line averaging of auditory evoked potentials. The design allows the recording of all major AEP components (brainstem, middle and late latency EPs) and constituent single sweep EEG epochs. Auditory stimulation is remotely controlled from any internet-connected PC. The developed platform consists of a portable server computer for data acquisition and secured data transmission to the Internet, a web server for temporary storage, and a remote viewing station. During operation, signals are acquired during sleep and transmitted to the secured web server for controlled access viewing. The remote viewer station allows the user to continuously visualize the auditory evoked potentials, modify auditory stimuli at any time and adjust system parameters for its online computation. The developed internet-based EEG/EP system has been tested in a laboratory environment. Preliminary results demonstrate feasibility of remote real-time acquisition and viewing of EEG and EPs and future potential for home monitoring and telemedicine applications.

A Telehealth System for Remote Auditory Evoked Potential Monitoring

Autores/as

  • Jorge Millan MsC, PhD Hialeha Technology Center, HIATEC
  • Leonardo Yunda, MsE, MsC, PhD(c) BIOINNOVA Group Research from UNAD

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22490/24629448.1014

Palabras clave:

auditory evoked potentials, remote monitoring, telemedicine, EEG

Resumen

A portable, Internet-based EEG/Auditory Evoked Potential (AEP) monitoring system was developed for remote electrophysiological studies during sleep. The system records EEG/AEP simultaneously at the subject’s home for increased comfort and flexibility. The system provides simultaneous recording and remote viewing of EEG, EMG and EOG waves and allows on-line averaging of auditory evoked potentials. The design allows the recording of all major AEP components (brainstem, middle and late latency EPs) and constituent single sweep EEG epochs. Auditory stimulation is remotely controlled from any internet-connected PC. The developed platform consists of a portable server computer for data acquisition and secured data transmission to the Internet, a web server for temporary storage, and a remote viewing station. During operation, signals are acquired during sleep and transmitted to the secured web server for controlled access viewing. The remote viewer station allows the user to continuously visualize the auditory evoked potentials, modify auditory stimuli at any time and adjust system parameters for its online computation. The developed internet-based EEG/EP system has been tested in a laboratory environment. Preliminary results demonstrate feasibility of remote real-time acquisition and viewing of EEG and EPs and future potential for home monitoring and telemedicine applications.

Biografía del autor/a

Jorge Millan MsC, PhD, Hialeha Technology Center, HIATEC

Jorge Millan is Executive Director from Hialeha Technology Center, HIATEC and Science Director from Sigma Biomedical, Hialeah, FL 33010, USA

Leonardo Yunda, MsE, MsC, PhD(c), BIOINNOVA Group Research from UNAD

Leonardo Yunda is Dean School of Health Sciences from UNAD and work with BIOINNOVA Group Research from UNAD, Bogotá D.C., Colombia.

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Millan MsC, PhD, J., & Yunda, MsE, MsC, PhD(c), L. (2013). A Telehealth System for Remote Auditory Evoked Potential Monitoring. Nova, 11(19), 17–24. https://doi.org/10.22490/24629448.1014

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