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An Attempt to Define the Pulse Transit Time

  • Xiao-Rong Ding
  • Jing Liu
  • Wen-Xuan Dai
  • Paulo Carvalho
  • Ratko Magjarević
  • Yuan-Ting Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 64)

Abstract

Pulse transit time (PTT) is promising for various clinical applications. This paper attempts to discuss different terminologies used for PTT and reveals the research discontinuity among different groups, with the aim to describe the definition of PTT and propose solutions to clarify the usage of PTT.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao-Rong Ding
    • 1
  • Jing Liu
    • 1
  • Wen-Xuan Dai
    • 1
  • Paulo Carvalho
    • 2
  • Ratko Magjarević
    • 3
  • Yuan-Ting Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringJoint Research Centre for Biomedical Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong KongShatinHong Kong
  2. 2.Departamento de Engenharia InformáticaUniversidade de CoimbraCoimbraPortugal
  3. 3.Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia

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