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  1. The COVID-19 disease is putting unprecedented pressure on the global healthcare system. The CT (computed tomography) examination as a auxiliary confirmed diagnostic method can help clinicians quickly detect le...

    Authors: Wei Li, Yangyong Cao, Kun Yu, Yibo Cai, Feng Huang, Minglei Yang and Weidong Xie

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:123

    Content type: Research

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  2. Heart rate (HR) is an important vital sign for evaluating the physiological condition of a newborn infant. Recently, for measuring HR, novel RGB camera-based non-contact techniques have demonstrated their specifi...

    Authors: Qiong Chen, Yalin Wang, Xiangyu Liu, Xi Long, Bin Yin, Chen Chen and Wei Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:122

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  3. Automated tools for landmarking the internal carotid artery (ICA) bends have the potential for efficient and objective medical image-based morphometric analysis. The two existing algorithms rely on numerical a...

    Authors: Henrik A Kjeldsberg, Aslak W Bergersen and Kristian Valen-Sendstad

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:120

    Content type: Review

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  4. Long-leg-radiography (LLR) is commonly used for the measurement of lower limb alignment. However, limb rotations during radiography may interfere with the alignment measurement. This study examines the effect ...

    Authors: Xiaoshu Sun, Bin Yang, Shengzhao Xiao, Yichen Yan, Zifan Liu, Liang Yuan, Xiaohua Wang, Bin Sun, Jie Yao and Yubo Fan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:119

    Content type: Research

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  5. Running on sand could be a promising exercise intervention for the treatment of over-pronated feet. However, there is a lack of knowledge about the effects of running on sand on muscle activities. Therefore, t...

    Authors: AmirAli Jafarnezhadgero, Amir Fatollahi, Ali Sheykholeslami, Valdeci Carlos Dionisio and Mohammad Akrami

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:118

    Content type: Research

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  6. Lung adenocarcinoma (LUAD) is the most common subtype of nonsmall-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and has a high incidence rate and mortality. The survival of LUAD patients has increased with the development of targe...

    Authors: Yumiao Li, Xiaoxue Yu, Yuhao Zhang, Xiaofang Wang, Linshan Zhao, Dan Liu, Guofa Zhao, Xiangpeng Gao, Jiejun Fu, Aimin Zang and Youchao Jia

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:117

    Content type: Research

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  7. Large bone defects have always been a great challenge for orthopedic surgeons. The use of a good bone substitute obtained by bone tissue engineering (BTE) may be an effective treatment method. Artificial hydro...

    Authors: Chengyong Li, Tingting Yan, Zhenkai Lou, Zhimin Jiang, Zhi Shi, Qinghua Chen, Zhiqiang Gong and Bing Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:116

    Content type: Research

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  8. Nanomaterials of biomedicine and tissue engineering have been proposed for the treatment of periodontitis in recent years. This study aimed to investigate the effects of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) combined wit...

    Authors: Jing Zhou, Lingjun Li, Di Cui, Xiaoting Xie, Wenrong Yang and Fuhua Yan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:115

    Content type: Research

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  9. Automatic voice condition analysis systems to detect Parkinson’s disease (PD) are generally based on speech data recorded under acoustically controlled conditions and professional supervision. The performance ...

    Authors: Javier Carrón, Yolanda Campos-Roca, Mario Madruga and Carlos J. Pérez

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:114

    Content type: Research

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  10. The corneal biomechanical properties with the prolongation of time after corneal refractive surgery are important for providing a mechanical basis for the occurrence of clinical phenomena such as iatrogenic ke...

    Authors: Di Zhang, Xiao Qin, Haixia Zhang and Lin Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:113

    Content type: Research

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  11. The rapid development of artificial intelligence technology has improved the capability of automatic breast cancer diagnosis, compared to traditional machine learning methods. Convolutional Neural Network (CNN...

    Authors: He Ma, Ronghui Tian, Hong Li, Hang Sun, Guoxiu Lu, Ruibo Liu and Zhiguo Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:112

    Content type: Research

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  12. The purpose of this study was to explore whether moderate-intensity exercise can alleviate motion-induced post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) and the expression change of lncRNA H19 during this progression.

    Authors: Xuchang Zhou, Hong Cao, Miao Wang, Jun Zou and Wei Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:111

    Content type: Research

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  13. Percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) balloon catheters must withstand high pressures required for the lesion treatment, pushing loads during insertion, and pulling loads during withdrawal. The...

    Authors: C. Amstutz, B. Weisse, S. Valet, A. Haeberlin, J. Burger and A. Zurbuchen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:110

    Content type: Research

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  14. Striae gravidarum is a common occurrence in pregnancy and many women expect to prevent its development. At present, laser treatment has been used to improve the appearance of striae gravidarum, but the choice ...

    Authors: Hongyan Dai, Yangyang Liu, Yan Zhu, Yun Yu and Lin Meng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:109

    Content type: Research

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  15. Global measures of neuronal activity embrace the advantage of a univariate, holistic and unique description of brain activity, reducing the spatial dimensions of electroencephalography (EEG) analysis at the co...

    Authors: Anastasios E. Giannopoulos, Sotirios T. Spantideas, Christos Capsalis, Panos Papageorgiou, Nikolaos Kapsalis, Konstantinos Kontoangelos and Charalabos Papageorgiou

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:108

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  16. Image-guided adaptive brachytherapy shows the ability to deliver high doses to tumors while sparing normal tissues. However, interfraction dose delivery introduces uncertainties to high dose estimation, which ...

    Authors: Binbing Wang, Weibiao Hu, Guoping Shan and Xiaoxian Xu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:106

    Content type: Research

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  17. Cyclic motor patterns (CMP) are the predominant motor pattern in the distal colon, and are important in both health and disease. Their origin, mechanism and relation to bioelectrical slow-waves remain incomple...

    Authors: Anthony Y. Lin, Chris Varghese, Peng Du, Cameron I. Wells, Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel, Armen A. Gharibans, Jonathan C. Erickson, Ian P. Bissett and Greg O’Grady

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:105

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  18. Walking mechanics recorded with a traditional treadmill may not be the same as the mechanics exhibited during activities of daily living due to constrained walking speeds. Adaptive-speed treadmills allow for u...

    Authors: Sheridan M. Parker, Jeremy Crenshaw, Nathaniel H. Hunt, Christopher Burcal and Brian A. Knarr

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:104

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  19. Traditional Chinese medicine has been found effective for the therapy of knee osteoarthritis (KOA). This study was aimed at investigating the underlying mechanism of Bugan Rongjin decoction (BGRJ) in treating ...

    Authors: Sheng Wang, Pei Ding, Xiaopeng Xia, Xuexian Chen, Daguo Mi, Shuijie Sheng, Fulong Gu, Zhongwei Li, Kelei Su and Yuwei Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:103

    Content type: Research

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  20. Retinal degenerative diseases, e.g., retinitis pigmentosa, cause a severe decline of the visual function up to blindness. Treatment still remains difficult; however, implantation of retinal prostheses can help...

    Authors: Kim Schaffrath, Tibor Lohmann, Jan Seifert, Claudia Ingensiep, Pascal Raffelberg, Florian Waschkowski, Reinhard Viga, Rainer Kokozinski, Wilfried Mokwa, Sandra Johnen and Peter Walter

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:102

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  21. Neural-network methods have been widely used for the prediction of dose distributions in radiotherapy. However, the prediction accuracy of existing methods may be degraded by the problem of dose imbalance. In ...

    Authors: Xue Bai, Jie Zhang, Binbing Wang, Shengye Wang, Yida Xiang and Qing Hou

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:101

    Content type: Research

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  22. Intracranial aneurysm rupture is the main cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage, leading to high disability and mortality. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical treatment effects of multiple overlapping stent-a...

    Authors: Lingtong You, Jiaxin Huang, Jinning Zhang and Zhixian Jiang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:100

    Content type: Research

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  23. Posterior pedicle screw (PS) fixation, a common treatment method for widespread low-back pain problems, has many uncertain aspects including stress concentration levels, effects on adjacent segments, and relat...

    Authors: Emre Sengul, Ramazan Ozmen, Mesut Emre Yaman and Teyfik Demir

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:98

    Content type: Research

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  24. Retinal biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) have been extensively investigated in recent decades. Retinal nervous and vascular parameters can reflect brain conditions, and they can facilitate early diagnosi...

    Authors: Xi Mei, Conglong Qiu, Qi Zhou, Zhongming Chen, Yang Chen, Zemin Xu and Chenjun Zou

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:97

    Content type: Research

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  25. Because of osteoporosis, traffic accidents, falling from high places, and other reasons, the vertebral body can be compressed and even collapse. Vertebral implants can be used for clinical treatment. Because o...

    Authors: Yuan Guo, Jing Liu, Xushu Zhang, Zejun Xing, Weiyi Chen and Di Huang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:96

    Content type: Research

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  26. Coronary artery disease is an abnormal contraction of the heart supply blood vessel. It limits the oxygenated blood flow to the heart. Thus, diagnosing its severity helps physicians to select the appropriate t...

    Authors: Yasser Abuouf, Muhamed AlBadawi, Shinichi Ookawara and Mahmoud Ahmed

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:95

    Content type: Research

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  27. Accurate segmentation of lung lobe on routine computed tomography (CT) images of locally advanced stage lung cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy can help radiation oncologists to implement lobar-level trea...

    Authors: Hengle Gu, Wutian Gan, Chenchen Zhang, Aihui Feng, Hao Wang, Ying Huang, Hua Chen, Yan Shao, Yanhua Duan and Zhiyong Xu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:94

    Content type: Research

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  28. Individuals with gaming disorder (GD) exhibit autonomic nervous system responses that indicate dysfunctional emotion regulation. Pulse rate variability (PRV) is a valuable biomarker for investigating the auton...

    Authors: Hung-Ming Chi and Tzu-Chien Hsiao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:93

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  29. Acoustic cavitation plays an important role in the medical treatment using high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), but unnecessarily strong cavitation also could deform the morphology and enlarge the size of...

    Authors: Min He, Zhiqiang Zhong, Deping Zeng, Xiaobo Gong, Zhibiao Wang and Faqi Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:91

    Content type: Research

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  30. Ataxic gait is one of the most common and disabling symptoms in people with degenerative cerebellar ataxia. Intensive and well-coordinated inpatient rehabilitation improves ataxic gait. In addition to therapis...

    Authors: Akira Matsushima, Yoichi Maruyama, Noriaki Mizukami, Mikio Tetsuya, Minoru Hashimoto and Kunihiro Yoshida

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:90

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  31. Myocarditis, an inflammatory disease of the myocardium, is a serious hazard to human life due to the expansion of inflammatory lesions in the myocardium. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of hy...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Yi Xu, Ke Zhou, Guoying Kao, Meng Yan and Jun Xiao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:88

    Content type: Research

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  32. Ovarian cancer is one of the most common gynecological malignancies with the high morbidity and mortality. This study was aimed to explore the role of non-structure maintenance of chromosomes condensin I compl...

    Authors: Yingying Qi, Kexin Mo and Ting Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:83

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  33. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education has been felt worldwide. There are many lessons to be learned about teaching and learning in the digital age. While we evaluate the full impact and prepa...

    Authors: Seema Biswas, Oren Dahan, Evgeny Solomonov, Igor Waksman and Orit Braun Benyamin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:82

    Content type: Review

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  34. Knee osteoarthritis (KOA) is a common cause of disability among the elderly. We aimed to explore the effects of aldehyde dehydrogenase (ALDH) 2 on the progression of KOA and identifying the potential mechanisms.

    Authors: Lingxiao Pan, Wei Ding, Jie Li, Kaifeng Gan, Yandong Shen, Junxiang Xu and Minzhe Zheng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:80

    Content type: Research

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  35. Anterior resection syndrome (ARS) is characterized by the diverse and interchangeable evacuatory symptoms that may occur following distal colorectal resection. We aimed to investigate the effect and potential ...

    Authors: Wei Zhang, Meng Wu, Peng Chen, Jiamin Zhang, Jiaze Ma, Yile Cheng, Xiaoliu Li, Junjie Hu, Wanli Li, Yuxin Du, Kang Ding and Zhimin Fan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:79

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  36. Fractional flow reserve (FFR) is a widely used gold standard to evaluate ischemia-causing lesions. A new method of non-invasive approach, termed as AccuFFRct, for calculating FFR based on coronary computed tomogr...

    Authors: Wenbing Jiang, Yibin Pan, Yumeng Hu, Xiaochang Leng, Jun Jiang, Li Feng, Yongqing Xia, Yong Sun, Jian’an Wang, Jianping Xiang and Changling Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:77

    Content type: Research

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  37. Phytochemical agents such as thymoquinone (TQ) have osteogenic property. This study aimed to investigate the synergic impact of TQ and hydroxyapatite on mesenchymal stem cell differentiation. Alginate was also...

    Authors: Ebrahim Rahmani-Moghadam, Tahereh Talaei-Khozani, Vahideh Zarrin and Zahra Vojdani

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:76

    Content type: Research

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  38. Schizophrenia is a chronic and severe mental disease, which largely influences the daily life and work of patients. Clinically, schizophrenia with negative symptoms is usually misdiagnosed. The diagnosis is al...

    Authors: Jia Fu, Sen Yang, Fei He, Ling He, Yuanyuan Li, Jing Zhang and Xi Xiong

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:75

    Content type: Research

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  39. Cerebral edema is a common condition secondary to any type of neurological injury. The early diagnosis and monitoring of cerebral edema is of great importance to improve the prognosis. In this article, a flexi...

    Authors: Jingbo Chen, Gen Li, Huayou Liang, Shuanglin Zhao, Jian Sun and Mingxin Qin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:74

    Content type: Research

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