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Remote Monitoring of COPD Patients During Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation by a New Tele-medicine Device

  • A. V. RadognaEmail author
  • S. Capone
  • P. Siciliano
  • S. Sabina
  • N. Fiore
  • G. A. Di Lauro
  • V. De Luca
  • L. T. De Paolis
  • C. G. Leo
  • P. Mincarone
  • E. Sabato
  • F. Satriano
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 629)

Abstract

Chronic obstructive pulmonary (COPD) disease is a progressive illness that will intensify over time. Exacerbation are frequent and likely caused by bacterial and viral respiratory infections. The management of COPD includes home assistance by noninvasive ventilation (NIV), but no remote monitoring system is generally applied. In this work a telemedicine device based on Smart Breath Analyzer (SBA) devoted to the remote-monitoring of parameters in the exhaled air of COPD patients during NIV was developed. System architecture and preliminary pre-clinical test results were here presented.

Keywords

COPD Non-invasive mechanical ventilation Breath analyzer Gas sensors 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The work was founded by project ReSPIRO (Rete dei Servizi Pneumologici: Integration, Research & Open-innovation—Cluster Tecnologici Regionali, Apulia Region, project cod. F29R1T8). We thank eResults s.r.l. for providing the Omniacare platform. We thank SAD s.r.l. for providing ventilators and the necessary technical assistance and support in experimental set up.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Radogna
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Capone
    • 1
  • P. Siciliano
    • 1
  • S. Sabina
    • 2
  • N. Fiore
    • 5
  • G. A. Di Lauro
    • 5
  • V. De Luca
    • 6
  • L. T. De Paolis
    • 6
  • C. G. Leo
    • 2
  • P. Mincarone
    • 7
  • E. Sabato
    • 3
    • 7
  • F. Satriano
    • 4
  1. 1.Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, National Research Council (CNR-IMM)LecceItaly
  2. 2.Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council (CNR-IFC)LecceItaly
  3. 3.“A. Perrino” HospitalBrindisiItaly
  4. 4.U.O.S. Dipartimentale di Pneumologia TerritorialeLecceItaly
  5. 5.Dedalo Solutions srlPeccioliItaly
  6. 6.Department of Engineering for InnovationUniversity of SalentoLecceItaly
  7. 7.Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, (CNR-IRPPS)BrindisiItaly

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