Monitoring of Cardiovascular Parameters During Rehabilitation After Stroke Event

  • Radu CiorapEmail author
  • Doru Andritoi
  • Catalina Luca
  • Calin Corciova
Conference paper
Part of the IFMBE Proceedings book series (IFMBE, volume 71)


The paper proposes a solution for monitoring of cardiovascular parameters during rehabilitation after stroke. Stroke is the most important cause of long-term disability in Europe. The effects of stroke can vanish after a short period or can remain for the rest of the life depending on therapeutic program. The system developed for this study is not only therapeutically devices that use virtual reality for rehabilitation exercises but also record one or more biomedical parameters such as: electromyogram (EMG), electrocardiogram (ECG), pulse wave, heart rate (HR), respiration rate or oxygen concentration in the blood (SpO2). These physiological parameters are selected according to the physician’s prescription and the patient needs. It was observed the cardiovascular system status, analyzing the heart rate variability. During therapeutic procedure it was recorded ECG (1 lead) and heart rate variability (HRV) was calculated. The results were used to determine the stress level induced by the rehabilitation program.


Stroke Rehabilitation Biomedical parameters Medical devices for home use Virtual reality 


Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radu Ciorap
    • 1
    Email author
  • Doru Andritoi
    • 1
  • Catalina Luca
    • 1
  • Calin Corciova
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Medical Bioengineering“Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and PharmacyIașiRomania

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