M. Sc. Eric ElzenheimerRoom F-006
Kaiserstraße 2, 24143 Kiel, Germany
Phone: +49 431 880-6143
Telefax: +49 431 880-6128
Research: Medical Signal Processing
Part of the diagnosis of damages to human nerves is the electroneurography (ENG). The electroneurography comprises stimulation, derivation and investigation of a stimulus in a stimulated human nerve. The most frequently used method of the electroneurography is the investigation of the nerve conduction velocity. In this case the stimulus is deviated by conventional electrical electrodes.
In human nerves flow a very small current. This current also causes a magnetic field, even if this magnetic field is quiet weak. Because of this magnetic field the derivation of the stimulus can also be done with magnetic sensors, instead of the typical used electrical electrodes.
The objective of this DFG founded SFB project is the non-invasive mapping of nerve function and dysfunction (pathology) by a combination of magneto-electric (ME) sensor sampling with ultrasound or magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. First, an experimental set-up with the measurement and analysis pipeline using a phantom will be established. Afterwards these have to be adapted to in vivo conditions (healthy human nerve). Finally, patient cohorts with different types of nerve pathology and assess added value of the novel multimodal nerve mapping in comparison to established electrical nerve conduction studies will be examined.
- Signal Analysis
- Biomagnetic Measurements
- Bioelectric Measurements
- Hardware development
- Analog Signal Processing
|2015 - current||Research assistant at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany|
|2013 - 2015||Teaching Fellow at University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt|
|2013 - 2013||Laboratory engineer at University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt|
|2012 - 2013||Scientific assistant at University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt|
|2011 - 2012||M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering Specialization Communications at University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany|
|2007 - 2011||B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering Specialization Communications at University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany|
E. Elzenheimer, H. Laufs, T. Sander-Thömmes, G. Schmidt: Magnetoneurograhy of an Electrically Stimulated Arm Nerve, Joint Journal of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering in VDE and the Austrian and Swiss Societies for Biomedical Engineering and the German Society of Biomaterials, Volume 63, Number 12, Pages 363-366, September 2018
C. Bald, E. Elzenheimer, J. Reermann, T. Sander-Thömmes, G. Schmidt: Amplitudenverlauf des Herzmagnetfeldes als Funktion des Abstandes, Biosignale Workshop, 2018, Erfurt, Germany
E. Elzenheimer, F. Weitkamp, H. Laufs, T. Sander-Thömmes, G. Schmidt: Magnetoneurografie eines elektrisch stimulierten Armnervs, Biosignale Workshop, 2018, Erfurt, Germany
F. Weitkamp, E. Elzenheimer, W. Schulte-Mattler, G. Schmidt, H. Laufs: Multimodal Mapping of Nerve Pathology with a Multichannel Approach, DGKN, open access, 2018, Berlin, Germany
S. Kratzenstein, E. Elzenheimer, E. Suresh, G. Schmidt: Automatische Verfahren zur Bestimmung des neuromuskulären Aktivitätsbeginns in Anhängigkeit von der Signalqualität, GAMMA, Hamburg, Germany