A novel approach for non-invasive measurement of mean arterial pressure using pulse transit time

  • V. PrabhuEmail author
  • P. G. Kuppusamy
  • A. Karthikeyan
  • M. Sucharitha


Recent days many researches are carried out related to the heart of the human. As a result many remedies are found for the various heart disorders. Electrocardiography (ECG) is the exertion of the electrical response from heart by placing the electrodes over the chest. The Einthoven triangle is an imaginary formation of the three leads in the triangle used in electrocardiography; by that technique of placement of electrode we can analysis the electrocardiogram of the heart. The waveform is also known as PQR waveform which contains the information of arterial repolarization, arterial polarization, ventricular repolarization and ventricular polarization. In general the BP monitor is carried out using oscillometry. In the existing system separate techniques and devices are used to measure electrocardiography and BP. The proposed system is to integrate both electrocardiography and blood pressure measurement by means adopting transit pulse time. It is defined as the systematic time lay off betwixt oscillometric pulses and peaks of ECG especially R peaks of it. The major advantage of the system is to exhibit non-zero crossing and gives more accurate result. The mean arterial pressure estimation is done by using MatLab which is the unique estimation method for measuring pulse transit time interval. Thus the non invasive system designed which reduce the cuff deviations and errors in electrocardiography. It can be applied in detecting the arterial disorders at most efficient manner.


Blood pressure (BP) Electrocardiography (ECG) Mean arterial pressure (MAP) Pulse transit time (PTT) 



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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Prabhu
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. G. Kuppusamy
    • 1
  • A. Karthikeyan
    • 1
  • M. Sucharitha
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringVel Tech Multi Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringMalla Reddy College of Engineering and TechnologyHyderabadIndia

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