Hardware-software complex of pulse diagnosis PULS-AS
Computer pulse diagnosis is a functional diagnosis method using pulse of a person.
Method is based on analysis of the radial artery sphygmogram.
Our system can visualize various components of the pulse wave, it is able to identify the TCM syndromes of the body and to determine the person's health state.
Product has advanced features, it does not have defects that exist in analogue and can be a good helper in your work.
It is known that pulse diagnosis is the main method for assessing patient's condition in traditional oriental medicine.
Centuries of practical experience in the application of pulse diagnosis allows you to assign it to the most sensitive and
accurate methods of biomedical information obtaining on the status of the human body.
Pulse diagnosis - a subtle method for estimating the parameters of pulse, reflecting the activity of the cardiovascular
system in conjunction to other functional body systems.Analysis and study of pulse wave characteristics
are the basis of pulse diagnosis in traditional oriental medicine.
On the practical side, the technique is based on the idea that in the wrist area on the radial artery, pulses are tapping all the internal organs.
Pulse points are located on the meridian of the lungs and in pulse diagnosis names: cun, guan, chi.
However, recently, widely used pulse diagnosis method and official medicine recognition was limited to a
considerable degree of subjectivity in a research. The accuracy and reliability of the pulse diagnosis results are largely
determined by skill and experience of the pulse diagnosis expert.
The development of modern electronics and computer technology has allowed to create a computerized system for recording
pulse characteristics in real time and visualise pulsograms on the display, as well as to process and analyze the data in order to obtain
diagnostic conclusions about the human body state. Now it is possible to widely use the pulse diagnosis method, as one of
the most accurate and objective methods in the practice of modern doctor.
Description of the method of classical Chinese pulse diagnosis. Manual palpation of the radial artery.
Computerized differential sphygmograph
The proposed hardware and software method of functional diagnostics for human pulse, by recording and analyzing peripheral
sphygmograms radial artery is based on:
● Research of the possibility to move from pulse wave characteristics subjective assessment to the objective assessment,
on the basis of hardware sphygmograms registration.
● The identification of objective tools (hardware) and pulse wave characteristics, reflecting the physiological state of a person.
● Creating normalized pulse image sphygmogram , corresponding perfect healthy person.
● The creation of methods and algorithm for the pulsographic characteristics interpretation of statistical data, including:
○ analysis how to mark and identify local extrema sphygmograms schedules;
○ analysis pulsographics signs;
○ appropriate diagnostic signs functional definition using different parts of graph sphygmogram;
○ development of functional pulsographics diagnostical conclusion.
Differentiated sphygmograms patient in realtime
Proposed diagnostic system can make the transition from the subjective assessment of the pulse wave characteristics to the objective assessment,
on the basis of hardware registration sphygmograms. The program is based on measurement data processing algorithm,
which minimizes errors associated with random errors of the operator (human factor) and ones caused by external vibrations.
Unlike analogies, this program includes a special module that monitors random errors occur, provides visual graphical, numerical
information and sound signal as well.
Pulse wave processes recording at the measurement points is made by using a special acoustic transducer pulse wave that is connected to
the computer. Pulse curves automatic recording and processing is carried out using appropriate software. At the same time, according
to the classical method, measurements are made at six points with three different pressing forces, in total - 18 measurements.
Thus the method used applanation sphygmography.
After recording differentiated sphygmograms/pulsograms, each of them are evaluated by 21 parameters, analyzing the graphs
according to amplitude-time parameters .
With this result, 378 pulsogram parameters are being analyzed in the pulse diagnosis process, but some of them - in conjunction to each other.
This allows to extract a large amount of data that reflects the functional state of all internal organs and systems, do the diagnostic findings
with a high objectivity and reliability degree.
This kind of data complex analysis is important not only for the initial patient's health status evaluation, but it is also used in treatment monitoring process.
Due pulse diagnosis computer can select individual treatment and thus the most effective treatment for a variety of diseases.
A feature of the proposed software is not only the pulse wave imaging in real time, but also the three-levels pulse parameters
shot verification. Using a high precision health evaluation, total entire body survey time is 20-30 minutes.
The proposed method of diagnosis is absolutely harmless to the patient's health.
Hardware and Software consists of:
● An acoustic pulse sensor
●Additional control footswitch
● A computer program for recording real-time sphygmograms
● The computer program "Information-analytical system of pulse diagnosis PULS-AS" contains:
○ graphic information module;
○ numerical information module;
○ error correction module;
○ patient's state of health module;
○ recommendations for improvement of health;
○ reference module.
Features and Differences from analogues:
1. The algorithm uses the classic Chinese method
2. Classical Chinese syndromes described modern medicine terms
3. During the measurement absent any electrical influence on the patient
4. Use the specific filter converter primary signal, providing reception image sphygmogram
5. There is an interactive module correction and specific points sphygmograms selection
6. Maximum reduced random errors impact in the data processing results
7. Health advice module includes recipes for food and beverage
8. For convenience of work is completed with a foot control pedal (duplicates the control buttons).
TRADITIONAL PULSE DIAGNOSIS IN PRACTICE OF CHINESE MEDICINE
The aim of pulse diagnosis, like the other methods of diagnosis, has always been to obtain useful information about what goes on inside the body,
what has caused disease, what might be done to rectify the problem, and what are the chances of success. According to the Chinese understanding,
the pulse can reveal whether a syndrome is of hot or cold nature, whether it is of excess or deficiency type, which of the humors
(qi, moisture, blood) are affected, and which organ systems suffer from dysfunction.
Pulse diagnosis is a thin estimation method for the parameters of the pulse, reflecting the activity of the cardiovascular system
in communication with other functional systems of the body. Analysis and study of the characteristics of the pulse wave
is the basis of pulse diagnosis in traditional Oriental medicine.
Thus, in accordance with a holistic principle, human body is seen as a complex multi-level functional system, consisting
of a large number of interrelated subsystems participating in rhythmic and periodic processes.
Hardware-software complex of pulse diagnosis "PULS-AS" is based on the classical theory TCM.
Pulse is measured at six points on both hands. At each point of doing three levels pressing. Total of 18 measurements.
The main difference from similar systems - the newest data processing method with three levels of verification and rationing pulsograms. This ensures high reliability and eliminates errors.
Accurately and reliably determines syndromes of the human body.
Analysis of the obtained curve and its interpretation implies the definition of the characteristics of pulse from the point
of view differentially - analytical and syndromal diagnosis.
Differentiated sphygmograms/ Pulsograms has characteristic points whose coordinates depend on the state of human organism functional systems.
Registration of pulsograms gives the possibility to exclude the subjectivity of diagnosis.
Brief description of the program
Information - analytical system of programs designed for the analysis of pulsogram, evaluations, and recommendations for the recovery of the patient. The system consists of several modules.
Software block "Selection and adjustment of pulsogram" is intended for visual graphical evaluation of pulsogram and select one from entire sequence of pulsogram in the analysis of each system.
Application Block can accurately fix the position of specific points pulsogram (Extrema sphygmogram second derivative) and make the manual correction. This need arises quite often during the analysis of the real patients pulses. Thus, it is possible to eliminate the effect of
artifacts on pulsogram for different reasons and to achieve high reliability of the received information.
Example analysis pulsogram Heart meridian
Software block Control graphical information is intended for visual control over all pulsogram simultaneously and allows you to selectively consider any sequence of pulse beats with digital and descriptive analysis of the data.
It is also possible to consider any pulsogram separately and in detail.
Differentiated sphygmograms patient. A high level of patient health.
The following are some examples of pulse diagnosis report:
The table shows the main syndromes and the degree of their manifestation.
Graphical interpretation of the degree of manifestation of the syndrome of "Heat" and "Cold"
The table shows the main parameters of the functional systems of the body.
Examples of pulse changes compared with the pulse of a healthy person
Application of pulse diagnosis PULS-AS:
- to ascertain the stability of the organism's state, detecting subclinical conditions where they are located,
but other diagnostic methods do not show pathology;
- to test the impact of specific factors on health, such as exercise, physiotherapy, dietary supplements, diet;
- for sports physicians can use this method to quickly explore the factors increases or decreases, organism's functional adaptability;
- to monitor the patient's with certain chronic disorders or with multiple pathological conditions status.
It may be recommended for using by family doctors, rehab, physical therapists, sports doctors and Health Resort's staff.
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