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Patent for System to monitor heart and brain functions, in conjunction with a device for detecting physiological changes and method

January 18, 2022

Human Necessities – Ming-Hsin Li, Taoyuan (TW); Kai-Hung Cheng, Taoyuan (TW); and Shih-Wei Lo, Taoyuan (TW)

What is a Patent for System to monitor heart and brain functions, in conjunction with a device for detecting physiological changes and method

Search Patent for System to monitor heart and brain functions, in conjunction with a device for detecting physiological changes and method

A method and system for monitoring cardiovascular and brain uses the physiological detection device which uses a smart wearable device to measure physiological data such as heart rate and the pulse pressure of a user, and transmits the physiological data to an arithmetic functions. A digital device with an automatic function as well as calculations formulas are built in, and the physiological data could be converted into determination parameters that can be used to assess the risk and possibility of neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disorders.

1. Field of the Invention

The invention is a method and system for monitoring brain and cardiovascular function. It also includes a device that can automatically monitor personal physiological data through a wearable device that is smart. This allows the user to convert the physiological data into a determination via an option to set a preset. The program can be used to track the condition of those who suffers from cardiovascular and neurodegenerative conditions.

2. Related art description

The current cardiovascular exams includeblood draw electrocardiogram, ultrasound nuclear medicine myocardial perfusion computed tomography, and cardiac catheterization. In this procedure, blood draws typically measure cholesterol and blood sugar while cardiac ultrasound mostly observes the structure of the heart and the state of motion. However, because coronary arteries aren’t obvious, it is sometimes difficult to determine if there is blockage. however, although the 90% the accuracy of myocardial perfusion in nuclear medicine is greater than about 70% in the accuracy of electrocardiograms during exercise however, there is a risk with radioactivity and the long inspection times; the two-step exam of computed tomography as well as cardiac catheterization are because of the health insurance implications and invasive examination only used to diagnose the condition.

The identification of heart disease is often carried out using the technique of nuclear medicine angiography. It is also used to assess the prognosis for sudden cardiac death or heart failure. Studies have shown that nuclear medicine cardiac imaging is also a method to assess the function and distribution of the sympathetic nerves. This allows for the detection of neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson’s or Louis’s dementia. In addition, it is observed that heart rate, heart pressure, and heart/mediastinum count ratio (H/M) in clinical data of patients with clinical conditions may indicate an element of importance. The ratio of heart/mediastinum calculated from the above physiological information linked to the nuclear CT image can be used to monitor sudden death from heart failure, the prognosis of heart failure, Parkinson’s disease and dementia.

Similar to nuclear medicine myocardial permeability Nuclear medical cardiac angiography can also have issues with radioactivity that lasts for a long time and longer-term testing. The results of cardiac angiography could be used to diagnose and diagnose certain neurodegenerative conditions. To accomplish the goals mentioned above, the quantification and standardization of data from images is extremely vital. Image data standardization and quantification between different systems has been accomplished in many countries. The result of quantification of quantitative data in the process of nuclear medicine imaging can still be affected by different personnel and takes longer to quantify the image data with labor work. Thanks to the rapid development of technology, smart wearable devices like the Apple watch, Xiaomi bracelets, ASUS VivoWatch BP and JSmax sports bracelets allow for monitoring of vital data like heart rate ECG, blood pressure and blood oxygen at any given time. Human body big data collection is becoming much simpler. With the advancement of artificial intelligence technology this is now possible to integrate with the monitoring of physiological data via smart wearable devices such as the apple watch, Xiaomi bracelet ASUS VivoWatch and JSmax sports bracelet and various other physiological information. The physiological data collected from wearable devices could also be used to assess the possibility of developing a neurodegenerative diseases.

U.S. Patent No. No. But, the physiological information obtained in the cited prior art is not connected to nuclear medicine imaging or disease diagnosis.

To address the deficiencies of the previous invention, the current invention is designed to provide a better, more systematic method of monitoring cardiovascular and brain function to mitigate and obviate the drawbacks mentioned above.

 

The principal objective of the invention is to create a physiological detection system for monitoring cardiovascular and brain functions. It is paired with a physiological detection device that utilizes the wearable device for physiological detection to analyze an individual’s physiological information and transmit the physiological information to an electronic device with arithmetic function. The system for detecting physiological changes that is the subject of this invention comes with an automatic function as well as a calculation formula, which canconvert the physiological data into measurement parameters, thus monitoring the possibility and risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases. In comparison with the traditional analytical and professional testing techniques, the physiological detection device for monitoring cardiovascular and brain functions of the present invention provides an alternative with high accuracy with a lower price.

Another object of the present invention is to provide a physiological detection system for monitoring cardiovascular and brain functions in combination with a physiological detection device, which can completely avoid the damage of radioactivesubstances to the body during the detection process, and does not require professional image interpretation knowledge. It is very safe and simple to use. A collection of massive information can increase the precision of future searches, and also replace certain of the current tests for assessing the physiological state of the body.

Another object of the present invention is to provide a physiological detection system to monitor brain and cardiovascular functions, in conjunction with a device for detecting physiological changes, which mainly collects the physiological information such as heart rate and a pulse pressure of a user, and the function relationship is set to the the washout ratio and transformed to the heart rate index by a preset function relationship.

Converting the value of the heart rate index to an early or delayed ratio of the heart/mediastinum count by an established functional relationship and then comparing the early or delayed heart/mediastinum count ratio to the heart disease monitoring chart tomonitor the risk of developing heart disease.

By incorporating the early or delayed heart/mediastinum count ratio to the neurodegenerative disease surveillance chart to monitor whether a neurodegenerative disease exists.

Other benefits, other objects, and distinctive features of the invention will be more obvious through the detailed description when viewed together with the accompanying illustrations.

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