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  1. 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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  3. 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

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    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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    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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    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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  8. Content type: Research

    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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  9. Content type: Research

    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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  11. Content type: Research

    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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  12. 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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    While spontaneous robotic arm control using motor imagery has been reported, most previous successful cases have used invasive approaches with advantages in spatial resolution. However, still many researchers ...

    Authors: Yoon Jae Kim, Hyung Seok Nam, Woo Hyung Lee, Han Gil Seo, Ja-Ho Leigh, Byung-Mo Oh, Moon Suk Bang and Sungwan Kim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:14

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    My Diabetes My Way (MDMW) is the National Health Service (NHS) Scotland website for people with diabetes and their carers. It consists of an interactive information website and an electronic personal health re...

    Authors: Scott Gordon Cunningham, Massimo Brillante, Brian Allardice, Nicholas Conway, Ritchie Robert McAlpine and Deborah Jane Wake

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:13

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    Arterial spin labeling (ASL) provides a noninvasive way to measure cerebral blood flow (CBF). The CBF estimation from ASL is heavily contaminated by noise and the partial volume (PV) effect. The multiple measu...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Ze Wang, Ruihua Liang, Zhengrong Liang and Hongbing Lu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:12

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    Docetaxel (DTX) is an anticancer drug that is currently formulated with polysorbate 80 and ethanol (50:50, v/v) in clinical use. Unfortunately, this formulation causes hypersensitivity reactions, leading to se...

    Authors: Na Qu, Yating Sun, Yujing Li, Fei Hao, Pengyu Qiu, Lesheng Teng, Jing Xie and Yin Gao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:11

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  17. Content type: Research

    Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is the common cause of mortality in developed countries. The feasibility of whole-genome gene expression analysis to identify outcome-related genes and dysregulated pathways r...

    Authors: Zhihua Liu, Chenguang Ma, Junhua Gu and Ming Yu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:9

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  18. Content type: Research

    Quantizing the Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System (BI-RADS) criteria into different categories with the single ultrasound modality has always been a challenge. To achieve this, we proposed a two-stage gr...

    Authors: Yunzhi Huang, Luyi Han, Haoran Dou, Honghao Luo, Zhen Yuan, Qi Liu, Jiang Zhang and Guangfu Yin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:8

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    Ultrasound computed tomography (USCT) is usually realized with a ring array. It can provide better imaging performance and more tissue information by emitting and receiving the ultrasound signal in different d...

    Authors: Xinming Jiang, Yang Xiao, Yuanyuan Wang, Jinhua Yu and Hairong Zheng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:7

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    A direct blow to the knee is one way to injure the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), e.g., during a football or traffic accident. Robot-assisted therapy (RAT) rehabilitation, simulating regular walking, improv...

    Authors: Juan C. Yepes, Mario A. Portela, Álvaro J. Saldarriaga, Vera Z. Pérez and Manuel J. Betancur

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:3

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  21. Content type: Research

    Lung segmentation constitutes a critical procedure for any clinical-decision supporting system aimed to improve the early diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases. Abnormal lungs mainly include lung parenchyma...

    Authors: Mingjie Xu, Shouliang Qi, Yong Yue, Yueyang Teng, Lisheng Xu, Yudong Yao and Wei Qian

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:2

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  22. Content type: Research

    There exists a growing need for a cost-effective, reliable, and portable pulsation simulator that can generate a wide variety of pulses depending on age and cardiovascular disease. For constructing compact pul...

    Authors: Tae-Heon Yang, Gwanghyun Jo, Jeong-Hoi Koo, Sam-Yong Woo, Jaeuk U. Kim and Young-Min Kim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2019 18:1

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  23. Content type: Research

    Optical imaging is one of the most common, low-cost imaging tools used for investigating the tumor biological behavior in vivo. This study explores the feasibility and sensitivity of a near infrared fluorescen...

    Authors: Kedi Zhou, Yichen Ding, Ivan Vuletic, Yonglu Tian, Jun Li, Jinghao Liu, Yixing Huang, Hongfang Sun, Changhui Li, Qiushi Ren and Yanye Lu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:187

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    Electrical impedance tomography (EIT) is an emerging imaging technology that has been used to monitor brain injury and detect acute stroke. The time and frequency properties of electrode–skin contact impedance...

    Authors: Lin Yang, Heng Li, Junjie Ding, Weichen Li, Xiuzhen Dong, Zhihong Wen and Xuetao Shi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:186

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  25. Content type: Research

    Detection and quantification of cyclic alternating patterns (CAP) components has the potential to serve as a disease bio-marker. Few methods exist to discriminate all the different CAP components, they do not ...

    Authors: Fátima Machado, Francisco Sales, Clara Santos, António Dourado and C. A. Teixeira

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:185

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  26. Content type: Research

    Phase-rectified signal averaging (PRSA) was often applied to assess the cardiac vagal modulation. Despite its broad use, this method suffers from the confounding effects of anomalous variants of sinus rhythm. ...

    Authors: Hongyun Liu, Ping Zhan, Jinlong Shi, Guojing Wang, Buqing Wang and Weidong Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:184

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  27. Content type: Research

    Mobile health apps (mHealth apps) are increasing in popularity and utility for the management of many chronic diseases. Although the current reimbursement structure for mHealth apps is lagging behind the rapid...

    Authors: Alice Lan, Alexandra Lee, Kristin Munroe, Cameron McRae, Linda Kaleis, Karim Keshavjee and Aziz Guergachi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:183

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  28. Content type: Research

    Myocardial deformation measured by strain is used to detect electro-mechanical abnormalities in cardiac tissue. Estimation of myocardial properties from regional strain patterns when multiple pathologies are p...

    Authors: Borut Kirn, John Walmsley and Joost Lumens

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:182

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  29. Content type: Research

    The study presents a recursive least-squares estimation method with an exponential forgetting factor for noise removal in functional near-infrared spectroscopy data and extraction of hemodynamic responses (HRs...

    Authors: Hoang-Dung Nguyen, So-Hyeon Yoo, M. Raheel Bhutta and Keum-Shik Hong

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:180

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  30. Content type: Research

    Sit-to-stand movements are a necessary part of daily life, and excessive mechanical stress on the articular cartilage has been reported to encourage the progression of osteoarthritis. Although a change in hip ...

    Authors: Takuma Inai, Tomoya Takabayashi, Mutsuaki Edama and Masayoshi Kubo

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:177

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    This paper presents a novel method for early detection of hematomas using highly sensitive optical fNIR imaging methods based on broadband photon migration. The NIR experimental measurements of inhomogeneous m...

    Authors: E. Sultan, A. H. Gandjbakhche, K. Pourrezaei and A. S. Daryoush

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:176

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  32. Content type: Research

    A number of various techniques were proposed to stabilized ankle arthrodesis, among them external and internal fixation. Appropriate balance and adequate distribution of lower limb loads determine normal biome...

    Authors: Piotr Morasiewicz, Grzegorz Konieczny, Maciej Dejnek, Leszek Morasiewicz, Wiktor Urbański, Mirosław Kulej, Szymon Łukasz Dragan, Szymon Feliks Dragan and Łukasz Pawik

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:174

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  33. Content type: Research

    Preparation of a uniform angle of walls is essential for making an ideal convergence angle in fixed prosthodontics. We developed a de novo detachable angle-correction apparatus for dental handpiece drills that...

    Authors: Yoon Nam, Mi Young Eo and Soung Min Kim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:173

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  34. Content type: Research

    The periodontal ligament (PDL) plays a key role in alveolar bone remodeling and resorption during tooth movements. The prediction of tooth mobility under functional dental loads requires a deep understanding o...

    Authors: Bin Wu, Yipeng Fu, Haotian Shi, Bin Yan, Ruxin Lu, Songyun Ma and Bernd Markert

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:172

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