Neuro Rehabilitation Lab

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Publications

Besio W., Martinez-Juarez I., Oleksandr M., Giatanis J., Blum A., Fisher R., Medvedev A., “High-Frequency Oscillations Recorded on the Scalp of Patients with Epilepsy Using Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrodes“, IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine, 2013

César E. Santana-Gómez, Víctor Magdaleno-Madrigal, David Alcántara-González, Walter Besio , Hiram Luna-Mungia, Luisa Rocha, Ivette Bañuelos-Cabrera “Transcranial focal electrical stimulation reduces the convulsive expression and amino acid release in the hippocampus during pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus in rats“, Epilepsy & Behavior, 2015

Boudria Y., Feltane A., Besio W.Significant improvement in one-dimensional cursor control using Laplacian electroencephalography over electroencephalography, Journal of Neural Engineering, vol. 11, 035014, p. 7, May 2014 .

Besio W., Cuellar-Herrera M., Luna-Munguia H., Orozco-Suárez S., Rocha L., Effects of transcranial focal electrical stimulation alone and associated with a sub-effective dose of diazepam on pilocarpine-induced status epilepticus and subsequent neuronal damage in rats, Epilepsy & Behavior, vol. 28, pp. 432-436, September 2013.

Besio W., Makeyev O., Medvedev A., Gale K., Effects of transcranial focal stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes on pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures in rats, Epilepsy Research, vol. 105, no. 1-2, pp. 42-51, July 2013.

Makeyev O., Luna-Munguía H., Rogel-Salazar G., Liu X., Besio W., Noninvasive transcranial focal stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes lessens behavioral seizure activity of recurrent pentylenetetrazole administrations in rats, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 383-390, May 2013.

Rogel-Salazar G., Luna-Munguía H., Stevens K.E., Besio W.G.,Transcranial focal electrical stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes does not modify the short- and long-term memory formation in rats evaluated in the novel object recognition test, Epilepsy & Behavior, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 154-158, April 2013.

Feltane A., Boudreaux-Bartels G.F., Besio W.Automatic seizure detection in rats using Laplacian EEG and verification with human seizure signals, Annals of Biomedical Engineering,  vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 645-654,March 2013 .

Chen X., Threlkeld S.W., Cummings E.E., Juan I., Makeyev O., Besio W., Gaitanis J., Banks W.A., Sadowska G.B., Stonestreet B.S., Ischemia-reperfusion increases blood-brain barrier permeability and alters tight junction protein expression in ovine fetuses, Neuroscience, vol. 226, pp. 89-100, December 2012.

Makeyev O., Lopez-Meyer P., Schuckers S., Besio W., Sazonov E., Automatic food intake detection based on swallowing sounds, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol. 7, Issue 6, pp. 649-656, November 2012.

Makeyev O., Liu X., Luna-Munguía H., Rogel-Salazar G., Mucio-Ramirez S., Liu Y., Sun Y., Kay S., Besio W., Toward a noninvasive automatic seizure control system in rats with transcranial focal stimulations via tripolar concentric ring electrodes, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, vol. 20, no 4, pp. 422-431, July 2012.

Besio W., Liu X., Wang L., Medvedev A., Koka K., “Trancutaneous Focal Electrical Stimulation Via Concentric Ring Electrodes Reduced Synchrony Induced By Pentylenetetrazole In Beta And Gamma Bands In Rats,” International Journal of Neural Systems, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 139-149, April 2011.

Besio W., Sharma V., Spaulding J., “The Effects of Concentric Ring Electrode Electrical Stimulation on Rat Skin,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 1111-1118, March 2010.

Besio W., Gale K., Medvedev A., “Possible therapeutic effects of transcutaneous electrical stimulation via concentric ring electrodes,” Xth Workshop on Neurobiology of Epilepsy (WONOEP 2009), Epilepsia, vol. 51, no.3, pp. 85-87, 2010.

Schachter S., Guttag J., Schiff S., Schomer D., Summit Contributors:Besio W., “Advances in the Application of Technology to Epilespy: The CIMIT/NIO Epilespy Innovation Summit,” Elsevier, 16 3-46, 2009.

Besio W,  Cao H, and Zhou P, Application of Tripolar Concentric Electrodes and Pre-Feature Selection Algorithm for Brain-Computer Interface,”  IEEE Trans Neural Systems Rehabilitation Engineering, 2008 Apr;16(2):191-4. IF 1.8

Koka K, Besio W, “Improvement of spatial selectivity and decrease of mutual information of tri polar concentric ring electrodes,” J Neuroscience Methods vol. 165 #2 216-222 Sept(2007)

Besio W., Koka K., Cole A., “Feasibility of Non-invasive Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation for Modulating Pilocarpine-induced Status Epilepticus Seizures in Rats,” Epilepsia, 48(12):2273-2279, 2007.  IF 3.55

Besio W., Ting Chen, “Tripolar Laplacian electrocardiogram and moment of activation isochronal mapping”, Physiol. Meas. 28 (2007) 515-529. IF 1.44

Besio W., Koka K., Aakula R., Dai W., “Tri-polar Concentric Ring Electrode Development for Laplacian Electroencephalography,” IEEE Trans BME, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 926-933, 2006. IF 1.6

Besio W., Aakula R., Koka K., Dai W., “Development of a Tri-polar Concentric Ring Electrode for Acquiring Accurate Laplacian Body Surface Potentials,” Annals of Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 34, No. 3, pp. 426-435, 2006. IF 1.55

Besio W., Fasiuddin M., “Quantizing the Depth of Bioelectrical Sources for Non-Invasive 3D Imaging,” Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 90-93, 2005.

Soundararajan V., Besio W., “Simulated Comparison of Disc and Concentric Electrode Maps During Atrial Arrhythmias,” Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 217-220, 2005.

Patwardhan, R., Besio, W., Calvert, J., Kusaka, G., Kusaka I., Zhang, J., and Nanda A., “Electroconvulsive Therapy for Seizure Control: Preliminary Data in a New Seizure Generation and Control Model,” Frontiers in Bioscience, 10, 3013-3019, September, 2005. IF 4.1

Patwardhan, R., Calvert, J., Besio, W., Kusaka, G., Kusaka I., Zhang, J., and Nanda A., “Technical Note: Preliminary Results in Development of a Novel Intracisternal Penicillin Seizure Model in the Rat,” Frontiers in Bioscience, 10, 3009-3012, September, 2005. IF 4.1

Besio W. and Tarjan P., “Atrial Activation Pattern from Surface Laplacian Electrocardiograms of Humans,” International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism, vol. 4, pp. 95-96, 2002.

Besio W., Lu C., Tarjan P., “A Feasibility Study for Body Surface Cardiac Propagation Maps of Humans from Laplacian Moments of Activation,” Electromagnetics, vol. 21, pp. 621-632, 2001. IF .58

Smith L., Besio W., Tarjan P., Asfour S., “Hemiplegia and Its Effect upon Fractionated Premotor, Motor and Ankle Dorsiflexion Reaction Times,” Perceptual and Motor Skills, vol. 86, pp. 955-964, 1998.

 

Conference Proceedings

Makeyev O., Boudria Y., Zhu Z., Lennon T., Besio W., Emulating conventional disc electrode with the outer ring of the tripolar concentric ring electrode in phantom and human electroencephalogram data, IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, New York City, December 7, 2013, p. 4.

Feltane, A., Boudreaux Bartels, G.F., Boudria, Y., Besio, W., Seizure detection using empirical mode decomposition and time-frequency energy concentration, IEEE Signal Processing in Medicine and Biology Symposium, New York City, December 7, 2013, p. 4.

Makeyev O., Ding Q., Kay S., Besio W.G., Toward improving the Laplacian estimation with novel multipolar concentric ring electrodes, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013, pp. 1486-1489.

Makeyev O., Ding Q., Martínez-Juárez I.E., Gaitanis J., Kay S., BesioW.G., Multiple sensor integration for seizure onset detection in human patients comparing conventional disc versus novel tripolar concentric ring electrodes, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Osaka, Japan, July 3-7, 2013, pp. 17-20.

Liu X., Besio W., Comparisons of the spatial resolution beteen disc and tripolar concentric ring electrodes, Fifth International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting, Pacific Grove, California, June 3-7, 2013, p. 2.

Y. Boudria, X. Liu, A. Feltane, W. BesioOne-dimensional imaginary movement cursor control using disc and tripolar electrodes, Fifth International Brain-Computer Interface Meeting, Pacific Grove, California,June 3-7, 2013, p. 2.

Makeyev O., Ding Q., Kay S., Besio W.G., Sensor integration of multiple tripolar concentric ring electrodes improves pentylenetetrazole-induced seizure onset detection in rats, 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, San Diego, USA, August 28 – September 1, 2012, pp. 5154-5157.

Makeyev O., Liu X., Wang L., Zhu Z., Taveras A., Troiano D., Medvedev A., Besio W.G., Feasibility of recording high frequency oscillations with tripolar concentric ring electrodes during pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures in rats, 34th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, San Diego, USA, August 28 – September 1, 2012, pp. 4599-4602.

Besio W.G., Liu X., Liu Y., Sun Y.L., Medvedev A.V., and Koka K., “Algorithm for automatic detection of pentylenetetrazole-induced seizures in rats,” in Proceedings of 33rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS, Boston, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011, pp. 8283-8286.

Besio W. G., Luna-Munguía H., Rocha L., “Neurotransmitter Modulation in Rat Hippocampus Via Extracranial Focal Electrical Stimulation (I),” 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011.

Besio W.G., Hadidi R., Makeyev O., Luna-Munguía H., Rocha L., Electric fields in hippocampus due to transcranial focal electrical stimulation via concentric ring electrodes, 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011, pp. 5488-5491.

Liu X., Makeyev O., Besio W.G., A comparison of tripolar concentric ring electrode and spline Laplacians on a four-layer concentric spherical model, 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011, pp. 2949-2952.

Makeyev O., Liu X., Koka K., Kay S.M., Besio W.G., Transcranial focal stimulation via concentric ring electrodes reduced power of pentylenetetrazole-induced seizure activity in rat electroencephalogram, 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, Boston, USA, August 30 – September 3, 2011, pp. 7560-7563.

Besio W., Koka K., “Mutual Information of Tri-polar Concentric Ring Electrodes,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, NYC, USA, 2006

Besio W., Chen T., “Non-invasive Laplacian Electrocardiography and Moment of Action Mapping,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, NYC, USA, 2006.

Besio W., Prasad A., “Analysis of Skin-Electrode Impedance Using Concentric Ring Electrode,” Proceedings of the 28th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, NYC, USA, 2006.

Cao Y., Jin S., Li G. and Besio W. “Development of the Triple Ring Body Surface Laplacian Sensor and its Experimental Study,” Proceedings of the 27th IEEE EMBS Annual International Conference, Shanghai, China, 2005.

Li G, Wang Y, Lin L, Jiang W, Wang L, Lu C-Y, and Besio W; “Active Laplacian Electrode for The Data-acquisition System of EHG,” 7th International Symposium on Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 13:330–335, 2005.

Li G, Wang L, Wang Y, Lin L, Jiang W, Lu C –Y, and Besio W; “A New Kind of Monitor for Ophthalmic Operation,” 7th International Symposium on Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 13; 345–348, 2005

Besio W., Koka K., Patwardhan R., “Computer Simulation and Tank Experimental Verification of Concentric Ring Electrodes,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of IEEE EMB, pp. 2243-2246, Sept. 2004.

Besio W., Kota K., “Laplacian ECG Moment of Activation Detection Algorithm During Pacing,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of IEEE EMB, pp. 948-951, Sept. 2004.

Besio W., Aakula R., Dai W., “Comparison of Bipolar vs. Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode Laplacian Estimates,” Proceedings of the 26th Annual International Conference of IEEE EMB, pp. 2255-2258, Sept. 2004.

Besio W., Aakula R., “Development of Tri-Polar Laplacian Electrocardiogram Electrode Using Nine Point Finite Difference Method,” Proceedings of the 31st International Congress on Electrocardiography, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 521-524, June 2004.

Besio W., Kota K., “Automated Laplacian ECG Moment of Activation Determination Algorithm During Pacing,” Proceedings of the 31st International Congress on Electrocardiography, Kyoto, Japan, pp. 525-528, June 2004.

Besio W., Tarjan P., Ozdamar O., Tepavac D., “Command Generation for FES Enhanced Grasping in Persons with Cervical Spinal Cord Injury Utilizing Surface EMG,” IEEE Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Biosignal Interpretation, pp.132-135, 1999.

Besio W., Tarjan P., Ozdamar O., Tepavac D., “Command Generation for FES Enhanced Grasping Utilizing Surface EMG in Cervical Injured,” IEEE Proceedings of the 16th Southern BME Society Conference, pp. 414-417, 1997.

 

Selected Abstracts

Besio W., Makeyev O., Liu X., Potential effect of low current transcranial focal stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes on behavioral seizure activity induced by pentylenetetrazole in rats, 66th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, CA, USA, November 30 – December 4, 2012, Abst. 3.063, Epilepsy Currents, Vol. 13, Issue s1, January/February 2013, pp. 353-354.

Medvedev A.V., Martínez-Juárez I.E., Makeyev O., Fernández-González-Aragón M., Moreno-Avellan Á.J., Besio W.G.Gamma-band pre-seizure activity detected with tripolar concentric ring electrode Laplacian electroencephalography from scalp, 66th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, San Diego, CA, USA, November 30 – December 4, 2012, Abst. 1.047, Epilepsy Currents, Vol. 12, Issue s3, January/February 2013, pp. 21-22.

Liu X., Makeyev O., Besio W.G., A spatial resolution study comparing the half sensitivity volume between the tripolar concentric ring electrode and the conventional disc electrode, Neuroscience 2012: Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 13-17, 2012, Program/Poster: 712.27/GGG3.

Britton D., Makeyev O., Luna-Munguía H., Besio W.G., Simulation based verification of In vivo electric fields in hippocampus due to transcranial focal stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes, Neuroscience 2012: Society for Neuroscience 42nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, October 13-17, 2012, Program/Poster: 424.05.

Makeyev O., Liu X., Luna-Munguía H., Rogel-Salazar G., Mucio-Ramirez S., Liu Y., Sun Y., Hadidi R., Kay S., Besio W., Toward an automatic seizure control system in rats through transcranial focal stimulation via tripolar concentric ring electrodes, 65th Annual Meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, Baltimore, MD, USA, December 2-6, 2011, Abst. 1.070, Epilepsy Currents, vol. 12, no. s1, January/February 2012, pp. 29-30.

Mucio-Ramirez S., Makeyev O., Liu X., Leon-Olea M., Besio W., “Cortical integrity after transcutaneous focal electrical stimulation via concentric ring electrodes,” Neuroscience 2011: Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, USA, November 12-16, 2011, Program/Poster: 672.20/Y19.

Besio W.G., Kay S.M., Liu X., Makeyev O., “Optimization of spatial filtering sensor for biomedical applications,” 9th IEEE Conference on Sensors Open Poster, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, November 1-4, 2010.

Besio W., Koka K., Cole A., Zhu F., “Feasibility Of Modulating Pilocarpine Induced Status Epilepticus In Rats Via Concentric Ring Electrode Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation,” American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference, 2006 in Epilepsia, IF 3.22.

Besio W., Koka K., Cole A., Zhu F., “Possible Interruption of Pilocarpine-Induced Status Epilepticus In Rats Via Concentric Ring Electrode Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation,” Proceedings of The National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop 8/2006 in Journal of Neural Engineering.

Acharya R., Besio W., “Comparing Auditory Middle Latency Response Using Disc, Bipolar And Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrodes,” Proceedings of The National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop 8/2006 in Journal of Neural Engineering.

Besio W., Koka K., Fei Z., Alagiriswamy V., Cole A., “Feasibility of Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation for Controlling Pilocarpine Generated Status Epilepticus Seizures in Rats Noninvasively,” Proceedings of the 23rd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, pg. 170, 2/2006.

Koka K., Besio W., “Improvement of Spatial Selectivity and Decreased Mutual Information using Tri-polar Concentric Electrodes,” Proceedings of the 23rd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, pg. 169, 2/2006.

Besio W., Nayak A., Koka K., Jiang W., Sahin M., Patwardhan R., “Localized Transcutaneous Electrical Brain Stimulation Development,” Annual International Conference of the BMES, 9/2005, Baltimore.

Koka K., Besio W., Jiang W., “Localized Movement Related Potential Recording Using a Laplacian Tri-polar Concentric Ring Electrode,” Annual International Conference of the BMES, 9/2005, Baltimore.

Koka K., Nayak A., Besio W., Patwardhan R., Sahin M., “Feasibility of Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation for Controlling Epileptic Seizures”, National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop, 9/2005.

Besio W., Fasiuddin M., “3D Imaging Of Bioelectrical Sources From Surface Potential Measurements,” 22rd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, p. 122, 2/2005.

Besio W., Koka K., Patwardhan R., Sahin M.,  “Seizure Frequency Modulation Using Non-Invasive Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation,” 22nd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, p. 26, 2/2005.

Besio W., Nayak A., Koka K., Sahin M., Patwardhan R., “Noninvasive Seizure Alteration via Localized Electrical Stimulation”, National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop, 11/2004.

Besio W., Koka K., Patwardhan R., “Enhanced EEG Utilizing a Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode,” Proceedings of the 34th annual international conference of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, 10/2004.

Ying W., Mills D., Besio W., McShane M., “The Effects of Light-Emitting Diode Photon Irradiation on Proliferation of Human Dermal Fibroblasts,” Proceedings of the BMES Annual Conference, 10/2004.

Besio W., Kota K., and Ying W., “QRS Detection Algorithm For ECG And Laplacian-Ecg Moment Of Activations,” The 21st Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, 10/2004.

Besio W., Gangadhar S., and Chelette KC., “Correlation Between Ipsilateral And Contralateral Limb EMG In Able Subjects,” BMES Proceedings of the 2003 annual fall meeting, pg 212, 2003.

Besio W. and Tarjan P., “Filtering of Surface Laplacian Electrocardiograms From Humans to Produce Atrial Activation Patterns,” Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS and the 2002 Fall Meeting of the BMES, pp. 1379-80, 2002.

Winslow J., Tepavac D., Jacobs P., and Besio W., “Fatigue Compensation during FES Using Surface EMG,” Annals of BME, vol. 29, suppl. I, pp. S-110, 2001.

Besio W., Fasiuddin M., “3D Imaging Of Bioelectrical Sources From Surface Potential Measurements,” 22rd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, p. 122, 2/2005.

Besio W., Koka K., Patwardhan R., Sahin M.,  “Seizure Frequency Modulation Using Non-Invasive Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation,” 22nd Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology Annual Conference proceedings, p. 26, 2/2005.

Besio W., Nayak A., Koka K., Sahin M., Patwardhan R., “Noninvasive Seizure Alteration via Localized Electrical Stimulation”, National Institutes of Health Annual Neural Interfaces Workshop, 11/2004.

Besio W., Koka K., Patwardhan R., “Enhanced EEG Utilizing a Tripolar Concentric Ring Electrode,” Proceedings of the 34th annual international conference of the Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, 10/2004.

Ying W., Mills D., Besio W., McShane M., “The Effects of Light-Emitting Diode Photon Irradiation on Proliferation of Human Dermal Fibroblasts,” Proceedings of the BMES Annual Conference, 10/2004.

Besio W., Kota K., and Ying W., “QRS Detection Algorithm For ECG And Laplacian-Ecg Moment Of Activations,” The 21st Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, Houston, TX, 10/2004.

Besio W., Gangadhar S., and Chelette KC., “Correlation Between Ipsilateral And Contralateral Limb EMG In Able Subjects,” BMES Proceedings of the 2003 annual fall meeting, pg 212, 2003.

Besio W. and Tarjan P., “Filtering of Surface Laplacian Electrocardiograms From Humans to Produce Atrial Activation Patterns,” Proceedings of the 24th Annual International Conference of the IEEE EMBS and the 2002 Fall Meeting of the BMES, pp. 1379-80, 2002.

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