Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics

Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics
Author: Burak Guclu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2021-06-15
ISBN 10: 9780128228289
ISBN 13: 0128228288
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics Book Review:

Although somatosensory system works in tandem with the motor system in biology, the majority of the prosthetics research and commercial efforts had focused on accommodating movement deficits. With the development of neuroprostheses in the last 15 years, it has become evident that somatosensory input (mainly as touch and proprioception) is essential for motor control, manipulating objects, and embodiment, in addition to its primary role for sensory perception. Somatosensory Feedback for Neuroprosthetics?covers all relevant aspects to facilitate learning and doing research and development in the field. To understand the properties of the body in order to create viable solutions, the book starts with chapters reviewing the basic anatomy, physiology, and psychophysics of the somatosensory system, sensorimotor control, and instrumentation. Some sections are dedicated to invasive (peripheral and central, mainly cortical) and noninvasive (vibrotactile, electrotactile, etc.) approaches. Final chapters cover future technologies such as novel sensors and electrodes, safety, clinical testing, commercialization, and practical use, and helps to make up future prospects for this field with an emphasis on development and end-use. With contributions from renowned experts, the contents include their recent findings and technical details necessary to understand those findings. Provides a review of the somatosensory system and latest advances in the use of somatosensory feedback for neuroprosthetics Analyses many approaches to somatosensory feedback Provides the most detailed work on somatosensory system, its development and applications in real life work

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function
Author: Kevin Kilgore
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2015-02-24
ISBN 10: 1782421092
ISBN 13: 9781782421092
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function Book Review:

Research and developments in neuroprostheses are providing scientists with the potential to greatly improve the lives of individuals who have lost some function. Neuroprostheses can help restore or substitute motor and sensory functions which may have been damaged as a result of injury or disease. However, these minute implantable sensors also provide scientists with challenges. This important new book provides readers with a comprehensive review of neuroprostheses. Chapters in part one are concerned with the fundamentals of these devices. Part two looks at neuroprostheses for restoring sensory function whilst part three addresses neuroprostheses for restoring motor function. The final set of chapters discusses significant considerations concerning these sensors. Systematic and comprehensive coverage of neuroprostheses Covers the fundamentals of neuroprostheses, their application in restoring sensory and motor function and an analysis of the future trends Keen focus on industry needs in the field of biomaterials

Neuroprosthetics

Neuroprosthetics
Author: Kenneth W. Horch,Gurpreet S. Dhillon
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 1261
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9789812380227
ISBN 13: 9812380221
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuroprosthetics Book Review:

A study of neuroprosthetics. It is broadly divided into three sections which address: neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, biomaterials and biocompatibility, stimulation and recording techniques; clinical applications of neuroprosthetics; and future developments.

Neural Engineering

Neural Engineering
Author: Lijie Grace Zhang,David L. Kaplan
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2016-06-29
ISBN 10: 3319314335
ISBN 13: 9783319314334
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neural Engineering Book Review:

This book covers the principles of advanced 3D fabrication techniques, stem cells and biomaterials for neural engineering. Renowned contributors cover topics such as neural tissue regeneration, peripheral and central nervous system repair, brain-machine interfaces and in vitro nervous system modeling. Within these areas, focus remains on exciting and emerging technologies such as highly developed neuroprostheses and the communication channels between the brain and prostheses, enabling technologies that are beneficial for development of therapeutic interventions, advanced fabrication techniques such as 3D bioprinting, photolithography, microfluidics, and subtractive fabrication, and the engineering of implantable neural grafts.There is a strong focus on stem cells and 3D bioprinting technologies throughout the book, including working with embryonic, fetal, neonatal, and adult stem cells and a variety of sophisticated 3D bioprinting methods for neural engineering applications. There is also a strong focus on biomaterials, including various conductive biomaterials and biomimetic nanomaterials such as carbon-based nanomaterials and engineered 3D nanofibrous scaffolds for neural tissue regeneration. Finally, two chapters on in vitro nervous system models are also included, which cover this topic in the context of studying physiology and pathology of the human nervous system, and for use in drug discovery research. This is an essential book for biomedical engineers, neuroscientists, neurophysiologists, and industry professionals.

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics
Author: Naik, Ganesh R.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 377
Release: 2014-05-31
ISBN 10: 1466660953
ISBN 13: 9781466660953
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics Book Review:

Neuroprosthetics is a fast-growing area that brings together the fields of biomedical engineering and neuroscience as a means to interface the neural system directly to prostheses. Advancing research and applications in this field can assist in successfully restoring motor, sensory, and cognitive functions. Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics brings together the most up-to-date research surrounding neuroprosthetics advances and applications. Presenting several new results, concepts, and further developments in the area of neuroprosthetics, this book is an essential publication for researchers, upper-level students, engineers, and medical practitioners.

Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements

Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements
Author: Alexa Riehle,Eilon Vaadia
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2004-12-28
ISBN 10: 9780203503584
ISBN 13: 0203503589
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements Book Review:

As one of the first cortical areas to be explored experimentally, the motor cortex continues to be the focus of intense research. Motor Cortex in Voluntary Movements: A Distributed System for Distributed Functions presents developments in motor cortex research, making it possible to understand and interpret neural activity and use it to recons

Methods for Neural Ensemble Recordings Second Edition

Methods for Neural Ensemble Recordings  Second Edition
Author: Miguel A. L. Nicolelis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2007-12-03
ISBN 10: 9781420006414
ISBN 13: 142000641X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Methods for Neural Ensemble Recordings Second Edition Book Review:

In the last ten years neural ensemble recording grew into a well-respected and highly data-lucrative science. New experimental paradigms, including the fabrication of high-density microelectrodes, new surgical implantation techniques, multi-channel signal processing, and the establishment of direct real-time brain-machine interfaces, hold promise not just for neurophysiology research, but also for new-generation prosthetic devices aimed at restoring mobility and communication skills in severely disabled patients. Extensively updated and expanded, Methods for Neural Ensemble Recording, Second Edition distills the current state-of-the-science and provides the nuts and bolts foundation from which to advance the field for the next ten years. With contributions from pioneering researchers, this second edition begins with an overview of microwire array design for chronic neural recordings. Demonstrating the diversity now enjoyed in the field, the book reviews new surgical techniques for chronic implantation of microwire arrays in not just rodents, but primates as well. It explores microelectrode microstimulation of brain tissue, discusses multielectrode recordings in the somatosensory system and during learning, and analyzes neural ensemble recordings from the central gustatory-reward pathways in awake and behaving animals. An exploration of new strategies for neural ensemble data analysis for Brain-Machine Interface (BMI) applications foreshadows an investigation into employing BMI to restore neurological function. Using multielectrode field potential recordings, contributions define global brain states and propose conceptual and technical approaches to human neural ensemble recordings in the future.

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function
Author: Kevin Kilgore
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2015-02-24
ISBN 10: 1782421092
ISBN 13: 9781782421092
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Implantable Neuroprostheses for Restoring Function Book Review:

Research and developments in neuroprostheses are providing scientists with the potential to greatly improve the lives of individuals who have lost some function. Neuroprostheses can help restore or substitute motor and sensory functions which may have been damaged as a result of injury or disease. However, these minute implantable sensors also provide scientists with challenges. This important new book provides readers with a comprehensive review of neuroprostheses. Chapters in part one are concerned with the fundamentals of these devices. Part two looks at neuroprostheses for restoring sensory function whilst part three addresses neuroprostheses for restoring motor function. The final set of chapters discusses significant considerations concerning these sensors. Systematic and comprehensive coverage of neuroprostheses Covers the fundamentals of neuroprostheses, their application in restoring sensory and motor function and an analysis of the future trends Keen focus on industry needs in the field of biomaterials

Psychoprosthetics

Psychoprosthetics
Author: Pamela Gallagher,Deirdre Desmond,Malcolm Maclachlan
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 164
Release: 2007-11-29
ISBN 10: 9781846289804
ISBN 13: 1846289807
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Psychoprosthetics Book Review:

Psychoprosthetics is defined as the study of psychological aspects of prosthetic use and of rehabilitative processes in those conditions that require the use of prosthetic devices. Psychoprosthetics: State of the Knowledge brings together, into one easily accessible volume, the most recent and exciting research and knowledge in this new field

Advances in Motor Neuroprostheses

Advances in Motor Neuroprostheses
Author: Ramana Vinjamuri
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 162
Release: 2020-04-10
ISBN 10: 3030387402
ISBN 13: 9783030387402
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Motor Neuroprostheses Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive review of recent developments in the field of motor neuroprosthetics and brain-machine interfaces. Chapters in this book are provided by leading experts in the field and include topics such as the design and control of multidimensional prosthetics and exoskeletons, deep brain stimulation, functional electrical stimulation, deep learning for brain machine interfaces, biofeedback, and cognitive intent for adaptation of motor prostheses. This book is a great resource for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, engineers from related disciplines, entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in the latest progress in the field of motor neuroprostheses.

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury
Author: Blessen C. Eapen,David X. Cifu
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 350
Release: 2018-01-24
ISBN 10: 0323544576
ISBN 13: 9780323544573
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury Book Review:

Covering the full spectrum of rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury, this practical reference by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu presents best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs. In an easy-to-read, concise format, it covers the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients relearn critical life skills and regain their independence. Covers neuroimaging, neurosurgical and critical care management, management of associated complications after TBI, pharmacotherapy, pain management, sports concussion, assistive technologies, and preparing patients for community reintegration. Discusses special populations, including pediatric, geriatric, and military and veteran patients. Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this challenging and diverse area into one convenient resource.

Evolving BCI Therapy

Evolving BCI Therapy
Author: Denis Larrivee
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 166
Release: 2018-10-17
ISBN 10: 1789840694
ISBN 13: 9781789840698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evolving BCI Therapy Book Review:

As a strategic response to cognitive and CNS impairments, BCI is a theoretical outgrowth of several generations of endogenous devices for peripheral nerves, which have as a prime goal the direct replacement of lost neural function. In these earlier applications therapeutic intervention has been premised only on the restoration of signal generating capacity where nerve transmission is largely unidirectional and temporally sequenced. It is increasingly apparent, however, that the brain not only employs a very different type of syntax from that of peripheral nerves but also structures the semantic content of motor activity, fundamentally altering the conception of BCI as a therapeutic medium. The book presented here documents this change, proposing a multi-faceted strategy in which BCI therapy can restore the loss of multi-tiered, brain based motor function.

Neural Prostheses for Restoration of Sensory and Motor Function

Neural Prostheses for Restoration of Sensory and Motor Function
Author: John K. Chapin,Karen A. Moxon
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2000-09-27
ISBN 10: 1420039059
ISBN 13: 9781420039054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neural Prostheses for Restoration of Sensory and Motor Function Book Review:

The prospect of interfacing the nervous system with electronic devices to stimulate or record from neural tissue suggests numerous possibilities in the field of neuroprosthetics. While the creation of a "six million dollar man" may still be far into the future, neural prostheses are rapidly becoming viable theories for a broad range of patients wit

A Conversation With the Brain Can We Speak Its Language

A Conversation With the Brain  Can We Speak Its Language
Author: Alejandro Barriga-Rivera,Tianruo Guo,Yuki Hayashida,Gregg Suaning
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2020-10-12
ISBN 10: 2889660672
ISBN 13: 9782889660674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Conversation With the Brain Can We Speak Its Language Book Review:

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation
Author: Michael Selzer,Stephanie Clarke,Leonardo Cohen,Gert Kwakkel,Robert Miller
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2014-04-24
ISBN 10: 1107011671
ISBN 13: 9781107011670
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation Book Review:

Volume 1 of the Textbook of Neural Repair and Rehabilitation covers the basic sciences relevant to recovery of function following injury to the nervous system.

Brain Computer Interfaces in their ethical social and cultural contexts

Brain Computer Interfaces in their ethical  social and cultural contexts
Author: Gerd Grübler,Elisabeth Hildt
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2014-06-30
ISBN 10: 9401789967
ISBN 13: 9789401789967
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brain Computer Interfaces in their ethical social and cultural contexts Book Review:

This volume summarizes the ethical, social and cultural contexts of interfacing brains and computers. It is intended for the interdisciplinary community of BCI stakeholders. Insofar, engineers, neuroscientists, psychologists, physicians, care-givers and also users and their relatives are concerned. For about the last twenty years brain-computer-interfaces (BCIs) have been investigated with increasing intensity and have in principle shown their potential to be useful tools in diagnostics, rehabilitation and assistive technology. The central promise of BCI technology is enabling severely impaired people in mobility, grasping, communication, and entertainment. Successful applications are for instance communication devices enabling locked-in patients in staying in contact with their environment, or prostheses enabling paralysed people in reaching and grasping. In addition to this, it serves as an introduction to the whole field of BCI for any interested reader.

Multisensory Integration of Lower Limb Somatosensory Neuroprostheses from Psychophysics to Functionality

Multisensory Integration of Lower Limb Somatosensory Neuroprostheses  from Psychophysics to Functionality
Author: Breanne P. Christie
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 221
Release: 2020
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1164806597
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Multisensory Integration of Lower Limb Somatosensory Neuroprostheses from Psychophysics to Functionality Book Review:

Over one million individuals in the United States have a lower-limb amputation. Though locomotion is a sensorimotor process, no commercially available prostheses offer somatosensory feedback, and amputees continue to face locomotor challenges. Recent studies have demonstrated that electrically stimulating the residual nerves of amputees can elicit somatosensory percepts referred to the missing limb. Though peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS) takes advantage of the existing neural pathways that carry sensory information from the amputated limb to the brain, neural stimulation does not activate these afferent fibers in the same manner as physically-applied tactile stimuli. We hypothesized that these differences in neural activation may cause PNS-evoked sensation to be perceived differently than natural touch with respect to temporal synchrony and multisensory integration. In Aim 1, we found that the processing time and temporal sensitivity were not different between PNS-evoked and natural somatosensation. The similarity in visuotactile synchrony provided further evidence that PNS-evoked sensations are processed in broadly the same way as natural touch. In Aim 2, we established that much like natural somatosensation, vision and postural manipulations could reinforce PNS-evoked somatosensation. This multisensory integration had not been previously demonstrated and it is important for sensory neuroprostheses, which will be used in diverse environments with various sensory resources.The findings from Aims 1-2 demonstrated that PNS-evoked and natural somatosensation have similar properties, but did not guarantee that the body would utilize the sensory information accordingly. In Aim 3, we showed that amputees utilized PNS-evoked plantar sensation while performing a challenging locomotor task, revealing a significant and immediate benefit of somatosensory feedback to amputees. The use of a sensory-enabled prosthesis did not change the amputees' locomotor strategies, which indicated that longer-term therapeutic benefits might require a longer familiarization period with the device. PNS allowed us to decouple sensory stimuli in a way that is not ordinarily possible, enabling probing of the underlying characteristics of multisensory integration. This dissertation lays the groundwork for future studies with additional target populations. Both trans-femoral and bilateral amputees are missing more sensory resources than unilateral trans-tibial amputees, and could benefit substantially from restoring balance resources, such as somatosensation.

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation
Author: Todd A. Kuiken,Aimee E. Schultz Feuser,Ann K. Barlow
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 225
Release: 2013-07-23
ISBN 10: 1439860815
ISBN 13: 9781439860816
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation Book Review:

Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to prosthesis users. This practical approach has many advantages over other neural-machine interfaces for the improved control of artificial limbs. Targeted Muscle Reinnervation: A Neural Interface for Artificial Limbs provides a template for the clinical implementation of TMR and a resource for further research in this new area of science. After describing the basic scientific concepts and key principles underlying TMR, the book presents surgical approaches to transhumeral and shoulder disarticulation amputations. It explores the possible role of TMR in the prevention and treatment of end-neuromas and details the principles of rehabilitation, prosthetic fitting, and occupational therapy for TMR patients. The book also describes transfer sensation and discusses the surgical and functional outcomes of the first several TMR patients. It concludes with emerging research on using TMR to further improve the function and quality of life for people with limb loss. With contributions from renowned leaders in the field, including Drs. Kuiken and Dumanian, this book is a useful guide to implementing TMR in patients with high-level upper limb amputations. It also supplies the foundation to enable improvements in TMR techniques and advances in prosthetic technology.

Brain Computer Interface Research

Brain Computer Interface Research
Author: Christoph Guger,Brendan Allison,Mikhail Lebedev
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 134
Release: 2017-08-21
ISBN 10: 3319643738
ISBN 13: 9783319643731
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brain Computer Interface Research Book Review:

This book presents compact and informative descriptions of the most promising new projects in brain-computer interface (BCI) research. As in earlier volumes in this series, the contributions come from many of the best-known groups in BCI research. Each of these chapters provides an overview of a project that was nominated for the most prestigious award in the BCI community: the Annual BCI Research Award. The book also contains an introduction and discussion with a review of major trends reflected in the awards. This volume also introduces a new type of contribution, namely a chapter"Trends in BCI Research" that summarizes a top trend in the BCI research community. This year's "Trends in BCI Research" addresses BCI technology to help patients with disorders of consciousness (DOC) and related conditions, including new work that goes beyond communication to diagnosis and even prediction.

Neuromodulation

Neuromodulation
Author: Elliot Krames,P. Hunter Peckham,Ali R. Rezai
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 1828
Release: 2018-01-05
ISBN 10: 0128093021
ISBN 13: 9780128093023
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neuromodulation Book Review:

Neuromodulation: Comprehensive Textbook of Principles, Technologies, and Therapies, Second Edition, serves as a comprehensive and in-depth reference textbook covering all aspects of the rapidly growing field of neuromodulation. Since the publication of the first edition seven years ago, there has been an explosion of knowledge in neuromodulation, optogenetics, bioelectronics medicine and brain computer interfacing. Users will find unique discussions of the fundamental principles of neuromodulation and therapies, and how they are applied to the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, autonomic nerves and various organs. The book focuses on comprehensive coverage of spinal cord stimulation, non-interventional and interventional brain stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and the emerging fields of neuromodulation, including optogenetics and bioelectronics medicine. Provides a comprehensive reference that covers all aspects of the growing field of neuromodulation Written by international, leading authorities in their respective fields of neuromodulation, pain management, functional neurosurgery and biomedical engineering Includes new chapters on optogenetics, bioelectronics medicine and brain computer interfacing