Hybrid algorithm for automatic regulation of mechanical ventilation in premature infants based on expert rules and proportional differential control

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Abstract

Mechanically ventilated premature infants present with fluctuations in ventilation that cannot be addressed by conventional mechanical ventilation with fixed positive pressure and constant frequency. A hybrid algorithm for automatic targeting of minute ventilation and tidal volume by individual or combined closed loop control of the ventilator frequency and peak inspiratory pressure was developed. The objective of this system is to minimize the mechanical support and adapt to changes in ventilatory need. Under the most challenging conditions, the combined controller is more efficient than individual control.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAnnual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings
Pages3929-3932
Number of pages4
Volume26 VI
StatePublished - 2004
EventConference Proceedings - 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2004 - San Francisco, CA, United States
Duration: Sep 1 2004Sep 5 2004

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OtherConference Proceedings - 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2004
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco, CA
Period9/1/049/5/04

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  • Bioengineering

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Claure, N. R., Suguihara, C., Ozdamar, O., & Bancalari, E. (2004). Hybrid algorithm for automatic regulation of mechanical ventilation in premature infants based on expert rules and proportional differential control. In Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology - Proceedings (Vol. 26 VI, pp. 3929-3932)