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Acoustic technologies for parkinson disease
Año:2016
Áreas de investigación
  • Electroacustica,
  • Electrofisiología,
  • Ingenierías
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Descripción
Parkinson disease (PD) is 2nd most common neurological disorder implying a high cost to society. Although there is no cure, drug therapy -with important side effects- controls the physical symptoms successfully, but it loss efficacy over time. For this reason complementary therapies are sought to help when effect medication decays (OFF-ON phenomena). In this context, we hypothesized that sound stimulation controlled by acoustical engineering methods could help medication to control symptoms, since there are similar interventions ?music or vibrational therapy? known by helping in Parkinson Disease experimentally. We worked with healthy population to improve methodology and later we carried out a study with 12 patients where we found an improvement in several symptoms as well as brain activity normalization. Additionally we are working to find biomarkers of PD based on acoustics, due to there is no lab test for PD, so it is difficult to diagnose, depending of observational procedures.
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Si
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Industriales Research Meeting
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Referencia/URL
DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.2264.6160
Tipo de publicación
Poster
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Participantes
  • Autor: Gerardo Miguel Galvez Garcia (UPM)
  • Autor: Manuel Recuero Lopez (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Investigación en Instrumentación y Acústica Aplicada (I2A2)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Mecánica
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