Local spatial correlation analysis of hand flexion/extension using intraoperative high-density ECoG

Tianxiao Jiang, Nuri F. Ince, Tao Jiang, Taylor Wang, Shenshen Mei, Yunlin Li, Xiaofei Wang, Zhiyi Sha

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Abstract

We recorded motor cortical activity using highdensity electrocorticogram (ECoG) from three patients during awake craniotomy. Subjects repeatedly executed hand flexion/extension tasks according to auditory instructions. Clear event-related desynchronization (ERD) in beta band (8-32) Hz and event-related synchronization (ERS) in gamma band (60-200) Hz were observed. High frequency band (HFB: 60-200 Hz) activation was found to be more localized compared to low frequency band (LFB: 8-32 Hz) activation in all subjects. Local spatial correlation maps in LFB and HFB were constructed by computing the correlation between channels. Local spatial correlation dropped more in the ERD/ERS areas consistently in two subjects. The results indicate that ERD/ERS patterns are more spatially uncorrelated and denser ECoG electrode is necessary within these areas to map uncorrelated 'sources'. High resolution electrodes might improve both clinical functional mapping and brain machine interface outcomes in the near future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages6190-6193
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781424492718
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 4 2015
Event37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015 - Milan, Italy
Duration: Aug 25 2015Aug 29 2015

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS
Volume2015-November
ISSN (Print)1557-170X

Other

Other37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2015
Country/TerritoryItaly
CityMilan
Period8/25/158/29/15

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