Max Jair Ortiz Catalan

Forskarassistent at Department of Signals and Systems, Biomedical Signals and Systems

Dr. Max Ortiz Catalán is an Assistant Professor at the Biomedical Signals and Systems research group, and founder of the Biomechatronics and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory. He works in close collaboration with the Centre for Advanced Reconstruction of Extremities (C.A.R.E.) at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, and Integrum AB, both in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2016–2017

Novel technology to alleviate intracable pain caused by motor impairment

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Department of Signals and Systems, Biomedical Signals and Systems
Promobilia foundation

2016–2018

Neuromotos: En innovativ neuroplastisk behandling av fantomsmärtor

Max Jair Ortiz Catalan Department of Signals and Systems, Biomedical Signals and Systems
VINNOVA

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Publications

2016

Phantom motor execution facilitated by machine learning and augmented reality as treatment for phantom limb pain: a single group, clinical trial in patients with chronic intractable phantom limb pain

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rannveig Asa Gudmundsdottir, Morten B Kristoffersen et al
Lancet. Vol. 388 (10062), p. 2885-2894
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Digital Controller for Artificial Limbs fed by Implanted Neuromuscular Interfaces via Osseointegration

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson et al
Trent International Prosthetic Symposium 2016
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2016

Combining two open source tools for neural computation (BioPatRec and Netlab) improves movement classification for prosthetic control

Cosima Prahm, Korbinian Eckstein, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan et al
BMC Research Notes. Vol. 9 (1), p. -
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2016

Digital Controller for Artificial Limbs fed by Implanted Neuromuscular Interfaces via Osseointegration

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson et al
38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), p. 1
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

The Bionic Human Arm – fact or fiction in 2016?

Örjan Berlin, Rickard Brånemark, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan et al
Nordic Orthopaedic Federation Congress, Linköping, Sweden, April 27-29, 2016.
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2016

The Bionic Human Arm - Fact or Fiction in 2016?

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Örjan Berlin, Rickard Brånemark et al
11th The Asia Pacific Musculoakeletal Tumour Society Meeting (APMSTS), Singapore, 21-23 Apr 2016.
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2015

Offline Accuracy: A Potentially Misleading Metric in Myoelectric Pattern Recognition for Prosthetic Control

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rouhani Rouhani, Rickard Brånemark et al
Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Milan, Italy, 15-19 August 2015, p. 1140-1143
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Promotion of Motor Execution via Myoelectric Pattern Recognition and Augmented/Virtual Reality as a Treatment of Phantom Limb Pain

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rannveig Asa Gudmundsdottir, Morten B Kristoffersen et al
9th Congress of the European Federation of Pain (EFIC), Vienna, Austria, Sept 2-5, 2015.
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2015

Outcome measures following implanted electrodes in an osseointegrated trans-humeral patient

Kerstin Caine-Winterberger, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark et al
XV World Congress of the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). Vol. Jun 22-25, 2015, Lyon, France.
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2015

Cardinality as a highly descriptive feature in myoelectric pattern recognition for decoding motor volition

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan,
Frontiers in Neuroscience. Vol. 9
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Analog Front-Ends comparison: on the way to a portable, lowpower and low-cost EMG controller based on Pattern Recognition

Enzo Mastinu, Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson et al
Proceedings of the 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Milan, Aug 25-29, 2015, p. 2111-2114
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

An osseointegrated human-machine gateway for long-term sensory feedback and motor control of the artificial limbs; a patient`s perspective.

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark,
6th international conference advances in orthopaedic osseointegration, Las Vegas, NV, USA 26-27 mars.
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2014

An osseointegrated human-machine gateway for long-term sensory feedback and motor control of artificial limbs

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Brånemark et al
Science Translational Medicine. Vol. 6 (257), p. Art. no. 257re6
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Real-Time and Simultaneous Control of Artificial Limbs Based on Pattern Recognition Algorithms

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Branemark et al
IEEE transactions on neural systems and rehabilitation engineering : a publication of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Vol. 22 (4), p. 756-764
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Towards Natural Control of Artificial Limbs

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan,
Doctoral thesis
2014

Treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) based on augmented reality and gaming controlled by myoelectric pattern recognition: a case study of a chronic PLP patient

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Nichlas Sander, Morten B Kristoffersen et al
Frontiers in Neuroscience. Vol. 8, p. 24
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Virtual Reality

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, S. Nijenhuis, K. Ambrosch et al
J. L. Pons and D. Torricelli (eds.), Emerging Therapies in Neurorehabilitation, p. 249-265
Chapter in monograph, book
2013

BioPatRec: A modular research platform for prosthetic control algorithms based on bioelectric pattern recognation.

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark,
XIV World Congress of the international society for prosthetics and orthotics (ISPO), feb 4-7, Hyderabad, India
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2013

A permanent bidirectional interface for the natural control of artificial limbs.

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark,
XIV World Congress of the international society for prosthetics and orthotics (ISPO), Feb 4-7, Hyderabad, India
Conference Abstract - peer reviewed
2013

Multi-layer perceptron training algorithms for pattern recognition of myoelectric signals

L.M.D. Khong, T.J. Gale, D. Jiang et al
BMEiCON 2013 - 6th Biomedical Engineering International Conference
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Evaluation of Classifier Topologies for the Real-time Classification of Simultaneous Limb motions

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
Proceedings of the 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Osaka, Jul 3-7, 2013., p. 6651-6654
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Real-time classification of simultaneous hand and wrist motions using Artificial Neural Networks with variable threshold outputs

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Bo Håkansson, Rickard Brånemark et al
Proceedings of the XXXIV International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN). Amsterdam, May 15-16, 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

BioPatRec: A modular research platform for the control of artificial limbs based on pattern recognition algorithms

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
Source Code for Biology and Medicine. Vol. 8, p. Article number 11
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Effect on signal-to-noise ratio of splitting the continuous contacts of cuff electrodes into smaller recording areas

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Jorge Marin-Millan, Jean Delbeke et al
Journal of neuroengineering and rehabilitation. Vol. 10 (1), p. 22
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

On the viability of implantable electrodes for the natural control of artificial limbs: Review and discussion

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
BioMedical Engineering OnLine. Vol. 11 (33)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Biologically inspired algorithms applied to prosthetic control

Max Jair Ortiz-Catalan, Rickard Brånemark, Bo Håkansson et al
BioMed 2012 , February 15 – 17, 2012, Innsbruck, Austria (track 764), p. 035
Conference paper - peer reviewed