A Simple Network to Remove Interference in Surface EMG Signal from Single Gene Affected Phenylketonuria Patients for Proper Diagnosis

  • Madhusmita Mohanty
  • Mousumi Basu
  • Deba Narayan Pattanayak
  • Sumant Kumar Mohapatra
Original Contribution


Recently Autosomal Recessive Single Gene (ARSG) diseases are highly effective to the children within the age of 5–10 years. One of the most ARSG disease is a Phenylketonuria (PKU). This single gene disease is associated with mutations in the gene that encodes the enzyme phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH, Gene 612349). Through this mutation process, PAH of the gene affected patient can not properly manufacture PAH as a result the patients suffer from decreased muscle tone which shows abnormality in EMG signal. Here the extraction of the quality of the PKU affected EMG (PKU-EMG) signal is a keen interest, so it is highly necessary to remove the added ECG signal as well as the biological and instrumental noises. In the Present paper we proposed a method for detection and classification of the PKU affected EMG signal. Here Discrete Wavelet Transformation is implemented for extraction of the features of the PKU affected EMG signal. Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) network is used for the classification of the signal. Modified Particle Swarm Optimization (MPSO) and Modified Genetic Algorithm (MGA) are used to train the ANFIS network. Simulation result shows that the proposed method gives better performance as compared to existing approaches. Also it gives better accuracy of 98.02% for the detection of PKU-EMG signal. The advantages of the proposed model is to use MGA and MPSO to train the parameters of ANFIS network for classification of ECG and EMG signal of PKU affected patients. The proposed method obtained the high SNR (18.13 ± 0.36 dB), SNR (0.52 ± 1.62 dB), RE (0.02 ± 0.32), MSE (0.64 ± 2.01), CC (0.99 ± 0.02), RMSE (0.75 ± 0.35) and MFRE (0.01 ± 0.02), RMSE (0.75 ± 0.35) and MFRE (0.01 ± 0.02). From authors knowledge, this is the first time a composite method is used for diagnosis of PKU affected patients. The accuracy (98.02%), sensitivity (100%) and specificity (98.59%) helps for proper clinical treatment. It can help for readers/researchers to improve the aforesaid performance for future prospective.


PKU-EMG signal Single gene ECG signal ANFIS DWT MPSO MGA 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madhusmita Mohanty
    • 1
  • Mousumi Basu
    • 2
  • Deba Narayan Pattanayak
    • 3
  • Sumant Kumar Mohapatra
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringGandhi Engineering CollegeBhuvaneshwarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Power EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringTrident Academy of TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia
  4. 4.Department of Electronics and Telecomm EngineeringTrident Academy of TechnologyBhubaneswarIndia

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