Wireless surface electromyography monitoring system for dysphagia evaluation

Chih Jen Cheng, Zu-Po Yang, Chien Zhi Ou, Bor-Shyh Lin

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Abstract

Swallowing difficulty is also called dysphasia. It is usually a sign related to the problems of your throat or oesophagus the muscular tube that moves food and liquids from the back of your mouth to your stomach. These diseases are the common problem in people who have problems of the brain or nervous system. Surface electromyography (sEMG) signals provide the valuable information about the changes in the muscle when measuring and analyzing localized muscle fatigue. Several previous studies have reported swallowing behavior by sEMG. But there are no objective methods to assess swallowing coordination. In previous studies, the sEMG system was usually bulk, and it caused inconvenience to the users. So, this study proposed the wireless surface electromyography monitoring system for dysphagia evaluation. In order to assess the more accurate coordination of activities, the cross-correlation coefficient was used to determine the correlation between the sEMG of different muscle groups. The experimental results show that the disco ordination indexes for dysphagia patients are obviously greater than that of healthy subjects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2014 10th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, IIH-MSP 2014
EditorsJunzo Watada, Akinori Ito, Chien-Ming Chen, Jeng-Shyang Pan, Han-Chieh Chao
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages37-40
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781479953905
DOIs
StatePublished - 24 Dec 2014
Event10th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, IIH-MSP 2014 - Kitakyushu, Japan
Duration: 27 Aug 201429 Aug 2014

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2014 10th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, IIH-MSP 2014

Conference

Conference10th International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, IIH-MSP 2014
CountryJapan
CityKitakyushu
Period27/08/1429/08/14

Keywords

  • Cross-Correlation Coefficient
  • Dysphagia
  • Surface Electromyography
  • Swallow Coordination

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