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Wireless In-Body Environment

Deliverables

communication report

Communication report. Further due dates (in months): 24, 36 and 48

Data rates and 50% improved operational time of the transceivers

Data rates and 50% improved operational time of the transceivers

Antennas with enhanced performance of 40 cm transmission range tested in-vitro

Antennas with enhanced performance of 40 cm transmission range tested in-vitro

In-vitro test results

In-vitro test results

Final report on pre-clinical evaluation

Final report on pre-clinical evaluation

In-body channel modelling and propagation models

In-body channel modelling and propagation models

Dissemination report

Dissemination report. Further due dates (in months): 24, 36 and 48

Special Sessions

Special Sessions

Networking report

Networking report. Further due dates (in months): 24, 36 and 48

Local training activities final report

Local training activities final report

Key Network Wide-Training Activities

Key Network Wide-Training Activities Further due dates (in months): 48

Fellow profile and advertisement flyer

Fellow profile and advertisement flyer

List of recruited fellows

List of recruited fellows

ESR Conference

ESR Conference

Website

Website

final conference

final conference

Publications

Molecular Communications for cardiomyocytes

Author(s): Lu,Pengfei; Pritam, Bose; Mohammad, Albatat; Ilangko, Balasingham
Published in: 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 11-15 July 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1038986

Compact Antipodal Vivaldi Antenna Array for Body Area Communication

Author(s): Fang, Xiao; Ramzan, Mehrab; Wang, Qiong; Plettemeier, Dirk
Published in: 12th International Conference on Body Area Networks, 28-29 September 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-4
Publisher: ACM Digital Library
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1036301

Impedance Characteristics and Field Separation of Body Implanted Antennas

Author(s): Wang, Qiong; Fang, Xiao; Plettemeier, Dirk
Published in: 11th International Conference on Body Area Networks, 15-16 December 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-4
Publisher: ACM Digital Library
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1036323

Study of a dipole antenna in the vicinity of lossless and lossy medium for on-body antenna analysis

Author(s): Ramzan, Mehrab; Fang, Xiao; Wang, Qiong; Plettemeier, Dirk
Published in: 12th International Conference on Body Area Networks, 28-29 September 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-4
Publisher: ACM Digital Library
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1036311

Estimating eavesdropping risk for next generation implants

Author(s): Awan, Muhammad Faheem; Kansanen, Kimmo
Published in: 12th International Conference on Body Area Networks, 28-29 September 2017, 2017, Page(s) 1-4
Publisher: ACM Digital Library
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1034614

Wireless Channel Modeling for Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker: Effects ofVentricular Blood Volume

Author(s): Pritam Bose, Ali Khaleghi, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), 2018, Page(s) 3746-3749, ISBN 978-1-5386-3646-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/EMBC.2018.8513099

Experimental In-Body to On-Body and In-Body to In-Body Path Loss Models of Planar Elliptical Ring Implanted Antenna in the Ultra-Wide Band

Author(s): Xiao Fang, Mehrab Ramzan, Qiangbo Zhang, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Qiong Wang, Niels Neumann, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Narcis Cardona, Dirk Plettemeier
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2019.8743676

Experimental phantom-based evaluation of Physical Layer Security for Future Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

Author(s): Muhammad Faheem Awan, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Kimmo Kansanen, Pritam Bose, Sergio Castello-Palacios, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2018 IEEE 29th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2018, Page(s) 333-339, ISBN 978-1-5386-6009-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2018.8580808

Localization for capsule endoscopy at UWB frequencies using an experimental multilayer phantom

Author(s): Martina Barbi, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Carlos Andreu, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshops (WCNCW), 2018, Page(s) 390-395, ISBN 978-1-5386-1154-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/WCNCW.2018.8369015

Miniaturized Planar Implanted Spiral Antenna Inside the Heart Muscle at MICS Band for Future Leadless Pacemakers

Author(s): Mehrab Ramzan, Xiao Fang, Qiong Wang, Niels Neumann, Dirk Plettemeier
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2019.8743709

Initial UWB in-body channel characterization using a novel multilayer phantom measurement setup

Author(s): Sofia Perez-Simbor, Martina Barbi, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Sergio Castello-Palacios, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2018 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference Workshops (WCNCW), 2018, Page(s) 384-389, ISBN 978-1-5386-1154-8
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/WCNCW.2018.8369011

RSS-Based Secret Key Generation in Wireless In-body Networks

Author(s): Muhammad Faheem Awan, Kimmo Kansanen, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Sergio Castello-Palacios, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2019.8743933

Information theoretic analysis for securing Next Generation Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

Author(s): Muhammad Faheem Awan; Kimmo Kansanen; Deepak Palaksha
Published in: 5, 2018
Publisher: EAI
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3629376

Analysis of the Localization Error for Capsule Endoscopy Applications at UWB Frequencies

Author(s): Martina Barbi, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2019.8743813

Impact of Receivers Location on the Accuracy of Capsule Endoscope Localization

Author(s): Martina Barbi, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Narcis Cardona, Andrea Nevarez, Vicente Pons, Matteo Frasson
Published in: 2018 IEEE 29th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC), 2018, Page(s) 340-344, ISBN 978-1-5386-6009-6
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/PIMRC.2018.8580862

Load Modulation For Leadless Pacemaker Synchronization In A Dual Chamber Pacemaker System

Author(s): Deepak Palaksha, Giulia Rizzo, Ronald Nocua, Elie Lefeuvre, Kimmo Kansanen
Published in: 2018 IEEE-EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES), 2018, Page(s) 419-425, ISBN 978-1-5386-2471-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/IECBES.2018.8626674

Automatic Detection of Intestinal Content to Evaluate Visibility in Capsule Endoscopy

Author(s): Reinier Noorda, Andrea Nevarez, Adrian Colomer, Valery Naranjo, Vicente Pons Beltran
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-6, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ismict.2019.8743878

Initial Delay Domain UWB Channel Characterization for In-Body Area Networks

Author(s): Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Narcis Cardona
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-5, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ismict.2019.8743767

Diseño y desarrollo de un sistema para la detección automática de sangre en imágenes de cápsula endoscópica

Author(s): Pedro Pons Suñer, Reinier Noorda, Valery Naranjo, Andrea Heredia, Vicente Pons Beltrán
Published in: 2018 XXXVI Congreso Anual de la Sociedad Española de Ingeniería Biomédica (CASEIB), 2018, Page(s) 257-260, ISBN 978-84-09-06253-9
Publisher: VISILAB

Potentiality of magnetoelectric composites for Wireless Power Transmission in medical implants

Author(s): Giulia Rizzo, Vincent Loyau, Ronald Nocua, Jean Christophe Lourme, Elie Lefeuvre
Published in: 2019 13th International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT), 2019, Page(s) 1-4, ISBN 978-1-7281-2342-4
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ISMICT.2019.8743873

Human Body Communication Channel Characterization for Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers

Author(s): Mirko Maldari; Karima Amara; Ismael Rattalino; Chadi Jabbour; Patricia Desgreys
Published in: "2018 25th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Dec 2018, Bordeaux, France. pp.185-188, ⟨10.1109/ICECS.2018.8617987⟩", 1, 2018
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3590267

ENDOCLEAN: AUTOMATIC EVALUATION OF THE CLEANLINESS OF THE SMALL BOWEL IN CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURES

Author(s): A Nevárez, R Noorda, V Naranjo, N Alonso, V Pons
Published in: ESGE Days 2019, 2019
Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag KG
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1681191

CARS 2017—Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery Proceedings of the 31st International Congress and Exhibition Barcelona, Spain, June 20–24, 2017

Author(s): R. Noorda, V. Naranjo, V. Pons
Published in: International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 12/S1, 2017, Page(s) 1-286, ISSN 1861-6410
Publisher: Springer Verlag
DOI: 10.1007/s11548-017-1588-3

Wireless Communications for Medical In-Body Devices: Challenges for In-body Propagation

Author(s): C. Garcia-Pardo, C. Andreu, A. Fornes-Leal, S. Castelló-Palacios, S. Perez-Simbor, M. Barbi, A. Vallés-Lluch, and N. Cardona
Published in: WAVES magazine, Vol. 9, Year 2017, 2017, ISSN 1889-8297
Publisher: Institute of Telecommunications and Multimedia Applications

In-Body and Off-Body Channel Modeling for Future Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers Based on Phantom and Animal Experiments

Author(s): Pritam Bose, Ali Khaleghi, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, 17/12, 2018, Page(s) 2484-2488, ISSN 1536-1225
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/LAWP.2018.2878950

Synaptic Communication Engineering for Future Cognitive Brain–Machine Interfaces

Author(s): Mladen Veletic, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: Proceedings of the IEEE, 107/7, 2019, Page(s) 1425-1441, ISSN 0018-9219
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/JPROC.2019.2915199

Experimental Phantom-Based Security Analysis for Next-Generation Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers

Author(s): Muhammad Awan, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Kimmo Kansanen, Narcis Cardona
Published in: Sensors, 18/12, 2018, Page(s) 4327, ISSN 1424-8220
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/s18124327

UWB Path Loss Models for Ingestible Devices

Author(s): Sofia Perez-Simbor, Carlos Andreu, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Matteo Frasson, Narcis Cardona
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 67/8, 2019, Page(s) 5025-5034, ISSN 0018-926X
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2019.2891717

Ultrawideband Technology for Medical In-Body Sensor Networks: An Overview of the Human Body as a Propagation Medium, Phantoms, and Approaches for Propagation Analysis

Author(s): Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Carlos Andreu, Alejandro Fornes-Leal, Sergio Castello-Palacios, Sofia Perez-Simbor, Martina Barbi, Ana Valles-Lluch, Narcis Cardona
Published in: IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, 60/3, 2018, Page(s) 19-33, ISSN 1045-9243
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/MAP.2018.2818458

UWB RSS-Based Localization for Capsule Endoscopy Using a Multilayer Phantom and In Vivo Measurements

Author(s): Martina Barbi, Concepcion Garcia-Pardo, Andrea Nevarez, Vicente Pons Beltran, Narcis Cardona
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 67/8, 2019, Page(s) 5035-5043, ISSN 0018-926X
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/TAP.2019.2916629

RF Channel Modeling for Implant-to-Implant Communication and Implant to Subcutaneous Implant Communication for Future Leadless Cardiac Pacemakers

Author(s): Pritam Bose, Ali Khaleghi, Mohammad Albatat, Jacob Bergsland, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 65/12, 2018, Page(s) 2798-2807, ISSN 0018-9294
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/tbme.2018.2817690

Evaluating Secrecy Capacity for In-Body Wireless Channels

Author(s): Muhammad Faheem Awan, Xiao Fang, Mehrab Ramzan, Niels Neumann, Qiong Wang, Dirk Plettemeier, Kimmo Kansanen
Published in: Entropy, 21/9, 2019, Page(s) 858, ISSN 1099-4300
Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
DOI: 10.3390/e21090858

Evaluation of Secrecy Capacity for Next-Generation Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

Author(s): Muhammad Faheem Awan, Pritam Bose, Ali Khaleghi, Kimmo Kansanen, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2019, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 0018-9294
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2958748

Evaluation of Data Telemetry for Future Leadless Cardiac Pacemaker

Author(s): Pritam Bose, Ali Khaleghi, Salman Mahmood, Mohammad Albatat, Jacob Bergsland, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: IEEE Access, 7, 2019, Page(s) 157933-157945, ISSN 2169-3536
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2950146

Multi-nodal nano-actuator pacemaker for energy-efficient stimulation of cardiomyocytes

Author(s): Pengfei Lu, Mladen Veletić, Martin Laasmaa, Marko Vendelin, William E. Louch, Per Steinar Halvorsen, Jacob Bergsland, Ilangko Balasingham
Published in: Nano Communication Networks, 22, 2019, Page(s) 100270, ISSN 1878-7789
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.nancom.2019.100270

Energy-efficiency of Cardiomyocyte Stimulation with Rectangular Pulses

Author(s): Martin Laasmaa, Pengfei Lu, Mladen Veletić, William E. Louch, Jacob Bergsland, Ilangko Balasingham, Marko Vendelin
Published in: Scientific Reports, 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-49791-w

Design and Development of an Automatic Blood Detection System for Capsule Endoscopy Images

Author(s): Pedro Pons, Reinier Noorda, Andrea Nevárez, Adrián Colomer, Vicente Pons Beltrán, Valery Naranjo
Published in: Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning – IDEAL 2019 - 20th International Conference, Manchester, UK, November 14–16, 2019, Proceedings, Part II, 11872, 2019, Page(s) 105-113, ISBN 978-3-030-33616-5
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-33617-2_12