Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.15480/882.2075
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Publisher DOI: 10.1515/cdbme-2016-0087
Title: A flexible standalone system with integrated sensor feedback for multi-pad electrode FES of the hand
Language: English
Authors: Loitz, Jan C. 
Reinert, Aljoscha 
Neumann, Ann-Kristin 
Quandt, Fanny 
Schröder, Dietmar 
Krautschneider, Wolfgang H. 
Keywords: electrode arrays;electrode placement;functional electrical stimulation;multi-pad electrodes;muscle fatigue;neuromuscular electrical stimulation;stroke
Issue Date: 30-Sep-2016
Publisher: De Gruyter
Source: Current Directions in Biomedical Engineering 1 (2): 391-394 (2016-09-01)
Journal or Series Name: Current directions in biomedical engineering 
Abstract (english): Functional electrical stimulation aims to help patients suffering from stroke or spinal cord injury to supplement lost motor function. Effective functional electrical stimulation requires precise placement of the stimulation electrode. Finding the correct placement, however, can be difficult and time consuming. Another common problem with functional electrical stimulation is early occurrence of muscle fatigue upon repetitive stimulation, limiting treatment efficiency. Both, precise electrode placement as well as the reduction of muscle fatigue can be achieved using multi-pad electrodes. Here we present a new standalone device for multi-pad functional electrical stimulation. The device is easy to use and designed to help patients recovering from stroke to train and perform opening of the hand.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11420/2079
DOI: 10.15480/882.2075
ISSN: 2364-5504
Institute: Integrierte Schaltungen E-9 
Type: (wissenschaftlicher) Artikel
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