Implantable Monitoring System for Epilepsy

  • Kerim Türe
  • Catherine Dehollain
  • Franco Maloberti
Part of the Analog Circuits and Signal Processing book series (ACSP)


This chapter provides detailed information about the implantable intracranial monitoring system introduced in the previous chapter. The system overview and block diagram of the system will be presented. This chapter covers each functional block starting from the properties of the interested brain signals for presurgical analysis of epilepsy treatment to the receiver unit in the external base station. The detailed implementation of the blocks in the scope of this book is left for the following chapters.


Analog-to-digital converter (ADC) Capacitive-coupled low-noise amplifier (CC-LNA) Compression Controller Digital signal processing (DSP) Energy storage Epilepsy External energy source High-frequency oscillation (HFO) Implantable monitoring system Low-noise amplifier (LNA) Low power transceiver Memory Micro-electrode array (MEA) Noise efficiency factor (NEF) Power efficiency metric (PEF) Power management Power supply generation Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) Successive approximation register (SAR) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kerim Türe
    • 1
  • Catherine Dehollain
    • 1
  • Franco Maloberti
    • 2
  1. 1.École Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of PaviaPaviaItaly

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