Violeta Monasterio

Telecommunications Engineer, Master in Biomedical Engineering and PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Zaragoza.

Her research interests are focused on the application of computational techniques for cellular electrical modeling and for the processing of biomedical signals. She has participated in several national and international research projects. In 2009 she conducted a research stay at the Laboratory for Computational Physiology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and during 2011 and 2012 she worked as a researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Oxford.

Publications

Journal Articles

Monasterio, V; Castro, J; Carro, J

DENIS: Solving cardiac electrophysiological simulations with volunteer computing

PLoS One, 13 (10), pp. e0205568, 2018, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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Ramírez, J; Orini, M; Mincholé, A; Monasterio, V; Cygankiewicz, I; Bayés de Luna, A; Martínez, J P; Laguna, P; Pueyo, E

Sudden cardiac death and pump failure death prediction in chronic heart failure by combining ECG and clinical markers in an integrated risk model

PLoS One, 12 (10), pp. e0186152 1-15 , 2017.

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Carro, J; Rodríguez Matas, J F; Monasterio, V; Pueyo, E

Limitations in electrophysiological model development and validation caused by differences between simulations and experimental protocols

Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, 129 , pp. 53-64, 2017, ISSN: 0079-6107.

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Martín-Yebra, A; Monasterio, V; Cygankiewicz, I; Bayés de Luna, A; Caiani, E G; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P

Post-ventricular premature contraction phase correction improves the predictive value of average T-wave alternans in ambulatory ECG recordings

IEEE Transactions Biomedical Engineering, 65 (3), pp. 635–644, 2017.

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Ramírez, J; Orini, M; Mincholé, A; Monasterio, V; Cygankiewicz, I; Bayés de Luna, A; Martínez, J P; Pueyo, E; Laguna, P

T-Wave Morphology Restitution Predicts Sudden Cardiac Death in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

Journal of the American Heart Association, 6 (5), 2017, ISSN: 2047-9980.

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Martin-Yebra, A; Caiani, E; Monasterio, V; Pellegrini, A; Laguna, P; Martinez, J P

Evaluation of T-wave alternans activity under stress conditions after 5 days and 21 days of sedentary head-down bed-rest

Physiological measurement, 36 , pp. 2041–2055, 2015.

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Ramírez, J; Monasterio, V; Mincholé, A; Llamedo, M; Lenis, G; Cygankiewicz, I; Bayés De Luna, A; Malik, M; Martínez, J P; Laguna, P; Pueyo, E

Automatic SVM classification of sudden cardiac death and pump failure death from autonomic and repolarization ECG markers

Journal of Electrocardiology, 48 (4), pp. 551-557, 2015.

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Roebuck, A; Monasterio, V; Gederi, E; Osipov, M; Behar, J; Malhotra, A; Penzel, T; Clifford, G D

A review of signals used in sleep analysis

Physiological Measurement, 35 (1), pp. R1-R57, 2014.

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Orini, M; Hanson, B; Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P; Hayward, M; Taggart, P; Lambiase, P

Comparative evaluation of methodologies for T-wave alternans mapping in electrograms

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 61 (2), pp. 308-316, 2014.

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Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P; Laguna, P; McNitt, S; Polonsky, S; Moss, A J; Haigney, M; Zareba, W; Couderc, J P

Prognostic value of average T-wave alternans and QT variability for cardiac events in MADIT-II patients

Journal of Electrocardiology, 46 (6), pp. 480-486, 2013.

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Demidova, M M; Martín Yebra, A; Martínez, J P; Monasterio, V; Koul, S; Van Der Pals, J; Romero, D; Laguna, P; Erlinge, D; Platonov, P G

T wave alternans in experimental myocardial infarction: Time course and predictive value for the assessment of myocardial damage

Journal of Electrocardiology, 46 (3), pp. 263-269, 2013.

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Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Cygankiewicz, I; Vázquez, R; Bayés-Genís, A; Bayés De Luna, A; Martínez, J P

Average T-wave alternans activity in ambulatory ECG records predicts sudden cardiac death in patients with chronic heart failure

Heart Rhythm, 9 (3), pp. 383-389, 2012.

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Monasterio, V; Burgess, F; Clifford, G D

Robust classification of neonatal apnoea-related desaturations

Physiological Measurement, 33 (9), pp. 1503-1516, 2012.

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Nemati, S; Abdala, O; Monasterio, V; Yim-Yeh, S; Malhotra, A; Clifford, G D

A nonparametric surrogate-based test of significance for T-wave alternans detection

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 58 (5), pp. 1356-1364, 2011.

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Monasterio, V; Clifford, G D; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P

A multilead scheme based on periodic component analysis for T-Wave alternans analysis in the ECG

Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 38 (8), pp. 2532-2541, 2010.

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Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P

Multilead analysis of T-wave alternans in the ecg using principal component analysis

IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 56 (7), pp. 1880-1890, 2009.

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Inproceedings

Martín-Yebra, A; Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P; Caiani, E G

Evaluation of Changes in T-wave Alternans Induced by 60-days of Immobilization by Head-Down Bed-Rest

Proceedings of the XLIV International Conference on Computing in Cardiology. Rennes, France, pp. 1-4, 2017.

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García-Escolano, A; Mora, M T; Monasterio, V; Rodríguez, J F; Ferrero, J M

Estudio mediante modelado y simulación del efecto de la isquemia miocárdica aguda en las fibras de Purkinje de corazón humano

Proceedings XXXIV Congreso Anual de la Sociedad Española de Ingeniería Biomédica, pp. 471-474, 2016, ISBN: 978-84-9048-531-6.

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Castro, J; Monasterio, V; Carro, J

Volunteer Computing Approach for the Collaborative Simulation of Electrophysiological Models

2016 IEEE 25th International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (WETICE), pp. 118-123, 2016.

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Marcén, A C; Carro, J; Monasterio, V

Wearable Monitoring for the Detection of Nocturnal Agitation in Dementia

Proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems, pp. 63-69, 2016, ISBN: 978-989-758-195-3.

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Martín Yebra, A; Caiani, E G; Laguna, P; Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P

Circadian Modulation on T-wave Alternans Activity in Chronic Heart Failure Patients

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 845-848, 2015.

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Monasterio, V; Carro, J; Rodríguez Matas, J F; Pueyo, E

The Role of Purkinje Automaticity as an Arrhythmia Mechanism in Hyperkalaemia

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 873-876, 2015.

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Monasterio, V; Carro, J; Pueyo, E

Repolarization alternans in human ventricular hyperkalaemic tissue: dependence on current stimulation

XXXII Congreso Anual de la Sociedad Española de Ingeniería Biomédica, Barcelona, pp. 1-4, 2014, ISBN: 9788461724468.

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Martín Yebra, A; Caiani, E G; Monasterio, V; Pellegrini, A; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P

T-wave alternans and autonomic nervous system activity during orthostatic stress after 5 days of head-down bed-rest

2014 8th Conference of the European Study Group on Cardiovascular Oscillations, ESGCO 2014, pp. 115-116, 2014.

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Monasterio, V; Martinez, J P; McNitt, S; Laguna, P; Moss, A J; Zareba, W; Couderc, J P

T-wave alternans predicts ICD discharge in MADIT II patients with elevated resting heart rate

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 603-606, 2013.

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Martin Yebra, A; Monasterio, V; Pellegrini, A; Laguna, P; Caiani, E G; Martinez, J P

Effect of simulated microgravity by head-down bed rest on T wave alternans

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 377-380, 2012.

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Daly, J; Monasterio, V; Clifford, G D

A neonatal apnoea monitor for resource-constrained environments

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 321-324, 2012.

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Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Cygankiewicz, I; Martínez, J P

Average T-wave alternans activity in ambulatory ECGs

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 621-624, 2011.

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Martínez, J P; Martín Yebra, A; Monasterio, V; Demidova, M M; Platonov, P G; Laguna, P

Time course and spatial distribution of T wave alternans induced by coronary artery occlusion in pigs

Computing in Cardiology, pp. 669-672, 2011.

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Monasterio, V; Clifford, G D; Martínez, J P

Comparison of source separation techniques for multilead T-wave alternans detection in the ECG

2010 Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC'10, pp. 5367-5370, 2010.

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Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P

Comparison of two eigenvalue decomposition techniques to detect T wave alternans in the ECG

IFMBE Proceedings, pp. 631-634, 2009.

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Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Martínez, J P

Multilead estimation of T-wave alternans in the ECG using principal component analysis

European Signal Processing Conference, 2008.

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Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P

Multilead T-Wave Alternans quantification based on spatial filtering and the Laplacian likelihood ratio method

Computers in Cardiology, pp. 601-604, 2008.

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Monasterio, V; Martínez, J P

A multilead approach to T-wave alternans detection combining principal component analysis and the laplacian ikelihood ratio method

Computers in Cardiology, pp. 5-8, 2007.

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Gil, E; Monasterio, V; Laguna, P; Vergara, J M

Pulse photopletismography amplitude decrease detector for sleep apnea evaluation in children

Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, pp. 2743-2746, 2005.

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PhD Theses

Monasterio, V

Multilead analysis of T-wave alternans in the electrocardiogram

University of Zaragoza, 2011.

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Masters Theses

Monasterio, V

Análisis multiderivacional de alternancias de onda T en el ECG

University of Zaragoza, 2008.

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