A Real-Time Remote Monitoring System for Cardiovascular Diseases

A Real-Time Remote Monitoring System for Cardiovascular Diseases

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Volume-70 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2022
Authors : Arrigo Palumbo, Vera Gramigna, Barbara Calabrese, Nicola Ielpo, Gionata Fragomeni
DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I11P212

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Arrigo Palumbo, Vera Gramigna, Barbara Calabrese, Nicola Ielpo, Gionata Fragomeni, "A Real-Time Remote Monitoring System for Cardiovascular Diseases," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 11, pp. 117-128, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I11P212

Currently, real-time recording and bio-signal-based early diagnosis are feasible solutions thanks to increasing progress in monitoring device development technology, including self-monitoring devices, integrated electronic systems, the Internet of Things, and edge computing. The pandemic emergency of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) activated the remote monitoring era and highlighted the need for innovative digital approaches to managing cardiovascular disease. The scientific community and health organizations have considered this new era confirming that remote consultation and monitoring systems have become indispensable in cardiovascular healthcare circumstances to enhance patient healthcare and offer personalized treatment. The paper aims to introduce a real-time remote monitoring system for cardiovascular diseases and to describe the proposed system modules and the ECG signal processing algorithms. The described approach can monitor the patient’s cardiac activity, allowing the specialist to control the electronic instruments remotely without leaving their office. Therefore, this system aims at all cardiopathic patients with objective motor difficulties either because they are bedridden or geographically located in places distant from the health facility of interest. Furthermore, considering the real-time monitoring approach of this system, a future application scenario in a global pandemic context can be hypothesized.

Cardiovascular diseases, ECG signal processing, ECG monitoring system, Remote control, Sensors, Remote consultation.

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