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A stereometric model of breathing with electrostimulation of the diaphragm


A stereometric respiratory model for conditions of electrical stimulation of the patient's diaphragm or phrenic nerves was proposed. The model allows the respiratory volume to be calculated from measurements of geometrical parameters of the patient's chest.

The model can be used for selecting optimal parameters for electrical stimulation of the diaphragm (parameters of stimulating pulses) taking into consideration both normal physiology of respiration and various pathologies of the respiratory tract.

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All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute for Medical Instrument Engineering, Moscow. Istra Division of All-Russian Scientific-Research Institute for Electrical Mechanics, Moscow Region. Translated from Meditsinskaya Tekhnika, No. 1, pp. 23–25, January–February, 1994.

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Petukhov, V.I., Glukhov, V.I., Golachev, S.M. et al. A stereometric model of breathing with electrostimulation of the diaphragm. Biomed Eng 28, 27–30 (1994).

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  • Respiration
  • Respiratory Tract
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Geometrical Parameter
  • Optimal Parameter