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  1. Content type: Research

    Patellar tendon rupture is a potentially devastating injury. Surgical repair is the primary treatment recommended for the patients with patellar tendon ruptures. Given the tendon properties, the suture techniq...

    Authors: Chen-Yo Yen, Yi-Jung Tsai, Chih-Kun Hsiao, Feng-Chen Kao and Yuan-Kun Tu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:64

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    Segment fusion using interbody cages supplemented with pedicle screw fixation is the most common surgery for the treatment of low back pain. However, there is still much controversy regarding the use of cages ...

    Authors: Andrea Calvo-Echenique, José Cegoñino and Amaya Perez del Palomar

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:63

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    Medical datasets, especially medical images, are often imbalanced due to the different incidences of various diseases. To address this problem, many methods have been proposed to synthesize medical images usin...

    Authors: Zekuan Yu, Qing Xiang, Jiahao Meng, Caixia Kou, Qiushi Ren and Yanye Lu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:62

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    Mastication is one of the most fundamental functions for the conservation of life. The demand for devices for evaluating stomatognathic function, for instance, recording mandibular movements or masticatory mus...

    Authors: Emi Moriuchi, Ryo Hamanaka, Yoshiyuki Koga, Ayumi Fujishita, Tomoko Yoshimi, Go Yasuda, Haruka Kohara and Noriaki Yoshida

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:59

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    Biomechanical and clinical parameters contribute very closely to functional evaluations of the knee joint. To better understand knee osteoarthritis joint function, the association between a set of knee biomech...

    Authors: Fatima Bensalma, Neila Mezghani, Youssef Ouakrim, Alexandre Fuentes, Manon Choinière, Nathalie J. Bureau, Madelaine Durand and Nicola Hagemeister

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:58

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  6. Content type: Research

    Ankle joint function in a paretic limb has a fundamental impact on mobility. Return of joint function is a measure of early poststroke physical rehabilitation. This study aims to assess the suitability of usin...

    Authors: Ewa Chlebuś, Agnieszka Wareńczak, Margaret Miedzyblocki and Przemysław Lisiński

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:57

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    In clinical diagnostics, combination of different imaging techniques is applied to assess spatial configuration of the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and deformation of its wall. As deformation of aneurysm wa...

    Authors: Andrzej Polanczyk, Michal Podgorski, Maciej Polanczyk, Aleksandra Piechota-Polanczyk, Ludomir Stefanczyk and Michal Strzelecki

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:56

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    Head movement interferences are a common problem during prolonged dynamic brain electrical impedance tomography (EIT) clinical monitoring. Head movement interferences mainly originate from body movements of pa...

    Authors: Ge Zhang, Weichen Li, Hang Ma, Xuechao Liu, Meng Dai, Canhua Xu, Haoting Li, Xiuzhen Dong, Xingwang Sun and Feng Fu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:55

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  9. Content type: Research

    Irrigation is considered to be a critical part of root canal treatment. However, little is known about the effect of needle movement on the irrigation process. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the in...

    Authors: Shanshan Hu, Lunliang Duan, Qianbing Wan and Jian Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:52

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  10. Content type: Research

    Avoidance to look others in the eye is a characteristic symptom of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and it has been hypothesised that quantitative monitoring of gaze patterns could be useful to objectively eva...

    Authors: Maximilian A. R. Strobl, Florian Lipsmeier, Liliana R. Demenescu, Christian Gossens, Michael Lindemann and Maarten De Vos

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:51

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    Blood flow condition may have influence upon the hydraulic conductivity of venous graft (Lp,vein) in an arterial bypass, then affecting the accumulation of low-density lipoproteins (LDLs) within the graft wall. T...

    Authors: Zhenze Wang, Ming Liu, Xiao Liu, Anqiang Sun, Yubo Fan and Xiaoyan Deng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:50

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    Although use of a dynamic hip screw (DHS) for stable intertrochanteric hip fracture fixation has been successfully applied in fracture healing for more than 20 years, DHS fixation on unstable intertrochanteric...

    Authors: Hsu-Fu Wu, Chih-Han Chang, Gwo-Jaw Wang, Kuo-An Lai and Chung-Hwan Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:49

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    In the context of monitoring dogs, usually, accelerometers have been used to measure the dog’s movement activity. Here, we study another application of the accelerometers (and gyroscopes)—seismocardiography (S...

    Authors: Olli Lahdenoja, Tero Hurnanen, Matti Kaisti, Juho Koskinen, Jarno Tuominen, Matti Vähä-Heikkilä, Laura Parikka, Maria Wiberg, Tero Koivisto and Mikko Pänkäälä

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:47

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    Vitreoretinal surgeries require precise, dexterous, and steady instruments for operation in delicate parts of the eye. Robotics has presented solutions for many vitreoretinal surgical problems, but, in a few o...

    Authors: Muhammad Umar Farooq, Binxiang Xu and Seong Young Ko

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:46

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    Analyze the mechanics of Finochietto-style retractors, including the responses of thoracic tissues during thoracotomy, with an emphasis on tissue trauma and means for its reduction.

    Authors: Guillaume Chanoit, Charles A. Pell, Gil Bolotin, Gregory D. Buckner, Jeffrey P. Williams and Hugh C. Crenshaw

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:45

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    The usability of dexterous hand prostheses is still hampered by the lack of natural and effective control strategies. A decoding strategy based on the processing of descending efferent neural signals recorded ...

    Authors: Francesco M. Petrini, Alberto Mazzoni, Jacopo Rigosa, Federica Giambattistelli, Giuseppe Granata, Beatrice Barra, Alessandra Pampaloni, Eugenio Guglielmelli, Loredana Zollo, Marco Capogrosso, Silvestro Micera and Stanisa Raspopovic

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:44

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  17. Content type: Research

    Distraction osteogenesis (DO) is a novel technique widely used in human body reconstruction. DO has got a significant role in maxillofacial reconstruction applications (MRA); through this method, bone defects ...

    Authors: Shahrokh Hatefi, Milad Etemadi Sh, Yimesker Yihun, Roozbeh Mansouri and Alireza Akhlaghi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:43

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  18. Content type: Review

    The physiological processes and mechanisms of an arterial system are complex and subtle. Physics-based models have been proven to be a very useful tool to simulate actual physiological behavior of the arteries...

    Authors: Shuran Zhou, Lisheng Xu, Liling Hao, Hanguang Xiao, Yang Yao, Lin Qi and Yudong Yao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:41

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    Operative procedures for unstable pelvic ring fractures remain controversially discussed. Minimally invasive treatment options for pelvic ring fractures have several benefits for the patient. But they can also...

    Authors: Christopher A. Becker, Christian Kammerlander, Adrian Cavalcanti Kußmaul, Matthias Woiczinski, Christoph Thorwächter, Christian Zeckey, Fabian Sommer, Christoph Linhart, Simon Weidert, Eduardo M. Suero, Wolfgang Böcker and Axel Greiner

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:38

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  20. Content type: Review

    For individuals affected by Type 1 diabetes (T1D), a chronic disease in which the pancreas does not produce any insulin, maintaining the blood glucose (BG) concentration as much as possible within the safety r...

    Authors: Martina Vettoretti and Andrea Facchinetti

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:37

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    The clinical applications of transcranial focused ultrasound continue to expand and include ablation as well as drug delivery applications in the brain, where treatments are typically guided by MRI. Although M...

    Authors: Pavlos Anastasiadis, Ali Mohammadabadi, Meyer J. Fishman, Jesse A. Smith, Ben A. Nguyen, David S. Hersh and Victor Frenkel

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:36

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    Geometric parameters have been proposed for prediction of cerebral aneurysm rupture risk. Predicting the rupture risk for incidentally detected unruptured aneurysms could help clinicians in their treatment dec...

    Authors: Leonid Goubergrits, Florian Hellmeier, Jan Bruening, Andreas Spuler, Hans-Christian Hege, Samuel Voss, Gábor Janiga, Sylvia Saalfeld, Oliver Beuing and Philipp Berg

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:35

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  23. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to document more appropriate electrode location of a four-electrode-based electrical impedance technology in the monitoring of bladder filling, and to characterize the relationship be...

    Authors: Yaning Li, Yinglin Peng, Xin Yang, Shipei Lu, Jinwu Gao, Chengguang Lin and Rihui Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:34

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    Bone tissue displays a hierarchical organization. Mechanical environments influence bone mass and structure. This study aimed to explore the effects of different mechanical stimuli on growing bone properties a...

    Authors: Juan Fang, Jiazi Gao, He Gong, Tianlong Zhang, Rui Zhang and Bangchao Zhan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:33

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  25. Content type: Correction

    After the publication of the original article work [1], it was highlighted that the circuit information and the A/D converter used for acquiring sEMG signal were not correctly reported in the Methods section. ...

    Authors: Baohua Hu, Xiufeng Zhang, Jingsong Mu, Ming Wu and Yong Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:32

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    The original article was published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:27

  26. Content type: Research

    Most current algorithms for automatic glaucoma assessment using fundus images rely on handcrafted features based on segmentation, which are affected by the performance of the chosen segmentation method and the...

    Authors: Andres Diaz-Pinto, Sandra Morales, Valery Naranjo, Thomas Köhler, Jose M. Mossi and Amparo Navea

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:29

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  27. Content type: Research

    The analysis of abdominal sounds can help to diagnose gastro-intestinal diseases. Sounds originating from the stomach and the intestine, the so-called bowel sounds, occur in various forms. They are described a...

    Authors: Konstanze Kölle, Muhammad Faisal Aftab, Leif Erik Andersson, Anders Lyngvi Fougner and Øyvind Stavdahl

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:28

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    The direction of the current research was to investigate whether electrocardiogram (ECG) signals have been impacted by using compression garments during exercise and recovery phase. Each subject is non-athlete...

    Authors: Lan Thi Nhu Nguyen, David Eager and Hung Nguyen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:27

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  29. Content type: Research

    Studies have shown that gait asymmetry and activity limitation can persist several months or years after ankle fracture. However, evidence of gait and trunk movement patterns following ankle fracture during th...

    Authors: Chia-Yu Hsu, Yuh-Show Tsai, Cheng-Shiang Yau, Hung-Hai Shie and Chu-Ming Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:26

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    The heart wall exhibits three layers of different thicknesses: the outer epicardium, mid-myocardium, and inner endocardium. Among these layers, the mid-myocardium is typically the thickest. As indicated by pre...

    Authors: Nida Dusturia, Seong Wook Choi, Kwang Soup Song and Ki Moo Lim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:23

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    The axial motion of aortic root (AR) due to ventricular traction was previously suggested to contribute to ascending aorta (AA) dissection by increasing its longitudinal stress, but AR in-plane motion effects ...

    Authors: Wei Wei, Morgane Evin, Stanislas Rapacchi, Frank Kober, Monique Bernard, Alexis Jacquier, Cyril J. F. Kahn and Michel Behr

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:19

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    Ultrasound (US) therapy may improve osteoarthritis symptoms. We investigated the effects of US on the synovial fluid (SF) proteome in a rabbit knee osteoarthritis (KOA) model to explore its therapeutic mechani...

    Authors: Qinglu Luo, Shuangquan Ji, Zhimi Li, Tao Huang, Siqin Fan and Qin Xi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:18

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    Cervical cancer is preventable if effective screening measures are in place. Pap-smear is the commonest technique used for early screening and diagnosis of cervical cancer. However, the manual analysis of the ...

    Authors: Wasswa William, Andrew Ware, Annabella Habinka Basaza-Ejiri and Johnes Obungoloch

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:16

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  34. Content type: Research

    Serial electrocardiography aims to contribute to electrocardiogram (ECG) diagnosis by comparing the ECG under consideration with a previously made ECG in the same individual. Here, we present a novel algorithm...

    Authors: Agnese Sbrollini, Marjolein C. De Jongh, C. Cato Ter Haar, Roderick W. Treskes, Sumche Man, Laura Burattini and Cees A. Swenne

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:15

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