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Global EEG/EMG/Brain Function Monitoring Industry

EEG Processor Market to Grow at Brisk Pace II-5

Growing Demand for Long-Term Monitoring of Neurological Diseases II-5

Neonatal EEG Monitoring - Facilitating Early Detection of

Brain Damage in Infants II-6

Rising Significance of EEG Systems in Intensive Care Units II-6

Video EEG Monitoring Systems - Ideal for Long-Term Epilepsy

Monitoring II-7

2. ELECTROENCEPHALOGRAPHY II-8Evolution of EEG II-8Terminology and Methodology of Recording II-8Complexities in Measuring Signals II-10Electroencephalography Electrodes: To Record ElectricalActivity of the Brain II-10Prevention of Complications II-10Conventional Method of Clinical Electroencephalogram II-10Shortcomings of Conventional EEGs II-10Computerizing the Clinical Electroencephalogram II-11Clinical Applications of Electroencephalography II-11Epilepsy II-11Structural Lesions II-12Infections II-12Head Injuries II-12Coma and Brain Death II-12Metabolic Disorders II-12Cerebrovascular Disorders II-13Anesthesia Level and Intraoperative Monitoring II-13Sleep Therapy II-13Migraine II-13Alzheimer Disease II-13Higher Cognitive Functions II-13


Differences and Similarities II-14

EEG and MEG: A Comparative Presentation II-14

Maturity and Availability II-15

Complementary and Alternative Technologies to EEG/MEG II-15

4. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY II-16The EMG Signal II-16Motor Unit Action Potential II-16Motor Unit Action Potential Train II-17Types of Electrodes II-17Surface Electrodes II-17Needle Electrodes II-18Wire Electrodes II-18Choosing a Proper Electrode II-18


Various Techniques of Evoked Potential II-19

Visual Evoked Potential II-19

VEP to Evaluate the Visual Acuity in Infants or Small Children II-20

Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potentials: The Intuitive Method II-20

BAEP: To Determine the Functional Integrity of the Brain Stem II-20

Somatosensory Evoked Potentials II-20

Principal Applications of SSEPs II-20

Brain Mapping: Diagnostic Modality for Monitoring Brain Function II-21

Computer Image and Data Systems II-21

Innovative Technologies II-21

Application of EEG in the Calibration of the Impact of TV Shows II-21

Magnetic Source Imaging II-21

Brain Electrical Activity Mapping II-22

6. TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS II-23Imec and Holst Centre Unveil Portable Wireless EEG Device II-23Australian Scientist Develops BARIndex Technology forInterpreting EEG Data II-23NIC Scientists Discover New Process to Accurately DetectBrain's Electrical Activity II-23Scientists Develop ICA Technique for Capturing Brain Dynamics II-24

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