2020-053: EKG-based Wearable Alert System for Onset of Epileptic Seizures

  • Therapeutic Area: Cardiovascular; Neurology/Pain/Sleep Disorders
  • Technology Platform: Digital Medicine/AI/Software
  • Development Stage: Clinical

Abstract

Based on their discovery of the elevation in electrocardiographic T-wave heterogeneity (TWH) in sufficient time prior to the onset of epileptic seizures, the investigators propose its use in a wearable alert system for epilepsy patients to take precautionary measures.

Website

https://bidmc.flintbox.com/technologies/113061E974CF4B909B56F4B36C7D4D07

Advantages

  • Provides alert in sufficient time for patient to take precautionary actions
  • Save, easy to use wearable device is proposed

Potential Applications

  • Patients with epilepsy

Patients with epilepsy

Name: Catherine Lenich

Email: clenich@bidmc.harvard.edu

Phone: 617-667-0568