Characterization of a clinical olfactory test with an artificial nose

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Show simple item record Yáñez, David J. Toledano, Adolfo Serrano, Eduardo Martín de Rosales, Ana María Varona, Pablo Rodríguez, Francisco de Borja
dc.contributor.other UAM. Departamento de Ingeniería Informática es_ES 2014-11-12T19:28:06Z 2014-11-12T19:28:06Z 2012-02-02
dc.identifier.citation Frontiers in neuroengineering 5 (2012): P1 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1662-6443
dc.description This Document is Protected by copyright and was first published by Frontiers. All rights reserved. It is reproduced with permission. en_US
dc.description.abstract Clinical olfactory tests are used to address hyposmia/anosmia levels in patients with different types of olfactory impairments. Typically, a given test is employed clinically and then replaced by a new one after a certain period of use which can range from days to several months. There is a need to assess control quality of these tests and also for a procedure to quantify their degradation over time. In this paper we propose a protocol to employ low-cost artificial noses for the quantitative characterization of olfactory tests used in clinical studies. In particular, we discuss a preliminary study on the Connecticut Chemosensorial Clinical Research Center Test kit which shows that some odorants, as sensed by an artificial nose, seem to degrade while others are potentiated as the test ages. We also discuss the need to establish a map of correspondence between human and machine olfaction when artificial noses are used to characterize or compare human smell performance in research and clinical studies. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship This work was supported by MICINNBFU2009-08473, TIN-2010-19607, and IPT-2011-0727-020000. en_US
dc.format.extent 5 pág. es_ES
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.publisher Frontiers Research Foundation en_US
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Neuroengineering en_US
dc.rights © 2012 Yáñez, Toledano, Serrano, Martín De Rosales, Varona, Rodríguez
dc.subject.other Anosmia en_US
dc.subject.other Artificial noses en_US
dc.subject.other Electronic noses en_US
dc.subject.other Map of human and machine olfaction en_US
dc.subject.other Olfaction en_US
dc.subject.other Olfactory dysfunction en_US
dc.subject.other Quality control of clinical olfactory tests en_US
dc.title Characterization of a clinical olfactory test with an artificial nose en_US
dc.type article en_US
dc.subject.eciencia Informática es_ES
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fneng.2012.00001
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage P1
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage P1
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 5
dc.type.version info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en Neurocomputación Biológica (ING EPS-005) es_ES Reconocimiento es_ES
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess en
dc.authorUAM Varona Martínez, Pablo (258962)
dc.authorUAM Serrano Jerez, Eduardo (258886)

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