Document Detail


Experimental Validation of a Hybrid Computational Model for Selective Stimulation Using Transverse Intrafascicular Multichannel Electrodes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22481834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recently a hybrid model based on the finite element method and on a compartmental biophysical representation of peripheral nerve fibers and intraneural electrodes was developed founded on experimental physiological and histological data. The model appeared to be robust when dealing with uncertainties in parameter selection. However, an experimental validation of the findings provided by the model is required to fully characterize the potential of this approach. The recruitment properties of selective nerve stimulation using transverse intrafascicular multichannel electrodes (TIME) were investigated in this work in experiments with rats and were compared to model predictions. Animal experiments were performed using the same stimulation protocol as in the computer simulations in order to rigorously validate the model predictions and understand its limitations. Two different selectivity indices were used, and new indices for measuring electrode performance are proposed. The model predictions are in decent agreement with experimental results both in terms of recruitment curves and selectivity values. Results show that these models can be used for extensive studies targeting electrode shape design, active sites shape, and multipolar stimulation paradigms. From a neurophysiological point of view, the topographic organization of the rat sciatic nerve, on which the model was based, has been confirmed.
Authors:
S Raspopovic; M Capogrosso; J Badia; X Navarro; S Micera
Related Documents :
21918604 - A method to enhance the hit ratio by a combination of structure-based drug screening an...
20646114 - A robust method for simultaneous estimation of single gene and polygenic effects in dai...
10375214 - Effect of missing data on the estimate of average daily feed intake of growing pigs.
21959354 - Non-invasive monitoring of cytotoxicity based on kinetic changes of cellular autofluore...
11292134 - Improving patient recruitment to multicentre clinical trials: the case for employing a ...
22278704 - Comparing predicted against measured steroid estrogen concentrations and the associated...
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1558-0210     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-4-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101097023     Medline TA:  IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Pulse Energy as a Reliable Reference for Twitch Forces Induced by Transcutaneous Neuromuscular Elect...
Next Document:  Autocalibration and Recurrent Adaptation: Towards a Plug and Play Online ERD-BCI.