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Volume 15 Supplement 2

Computational and Experimental Methods for Biological Research: Cardiovascular Diseases and Beyond


Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The peer review process was overseen by the Supplement Editors in accordance with BioMed Central's peer review guidelines for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they were not involved in the peer review for articles on which they are authors. They declare no other competing interests.

Edited by Dalin Tang and Zhi-Yong Li.

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  1. Content type: Research

    This study specifically focused on anatomical MRI characterization of the low shear stress-induced atherosclerotic plaque in mice. We used machine learning algorithms to analyze multiple correlation factors of...

    Authors: Bing Li, Yun Jiao, Cong Fu, Bo Xie, Genshan Ma, Gaojun Teng and Yuyu Yao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):146

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    Simultaneous measurement of four-limb blood pressures can improve the accuracy of cardiovascular disease diagnosis. This study aims to investigate the association of simultaneously measured four-limb blood pre...

    Authors: Xiaorui Song, Gaoyang Li, Aike Qiao and Zhihui Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):147

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    Mechanical load-induced intraosseous pressure gradients may result in some fluid stimuli effects, such as fluid flow and fluid shear stress (FSS), which may enable bone cells to detect external mechanical sign...

    Authors: Xiaogang Wu, Ningning Wang, Zhaowei Wang, Weilun Yu, Yanqin Wang, Yuan Guo and Weiyi Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):149

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  4. Content type: Research

    In stent design optimization, the functional relationship between design parameters and design goals is nonlinear, complex, and implicit and the multi-objective design of stents involves a number of potentiall...

    Authors: Hongxia Li, Junfeng Gu, Minjie Wang, Danyang Zhao, Zheng Li, Aike Qiao and Bao Zhu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):148

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  5. Content type: Research

    Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) has become an alternative treatment for end-stage heart failure patients. Series type of LVAD, as a novel LVAD, has attracted more and more attention. The hemodynamic effe...

    Authors: Qi Zhang, Bin Gao and Yu Chang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):163

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  6. Content type: Research

    Knee valgus and varus morbidity is at the second top place in children lower limb deformity diseases. It may cause abnormal stress distribution. The magnitude and location of contact forces on tibia plateau du...

    Authors: Jun Sun, Songhua Yan, Yan Jiang, Duo Wai-chi Wong, Ming Zhang, Jizhou Zeng and Kuan Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):158

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  7. Content type: Research

    The intraocular pressure (IOP) is maintained through a dynamic equilibrium between the production and drainage of aqueous humor. Elevation of intraocular pressure is mainly caused by the blocking of aqueous hu...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Lin Ren, Xi Mei, Qiang Xu, Wei Zheng and Zhicheng Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):162

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  8. Content type: Research

    Mental arithmetic has been verified inducing cerebral and cardiovascular responses. However, the mechanism and sequential responses are still ambiguous. This study aims to reveal the mechanism of cardiovascula...

    Authors: Xiaoni Wang, Binbin Liu, Lin Xie, Xiaolin Yu, Mengjun Li and Jianbao Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):160

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  9. Content type: Research

    Blood continuously flows through the blood vessels in the human body. When blood flows through the smallest blood vessels, red blood cells (RBCs) in the blood exhibit various types of motion and deformed shape...

    Authors: Hasitha-Nayanajith Polwaththe-Gallage, Suvash C. Saha, Emilie Sauret, Robert Flower, Wijitha Senadeera and YuanTong Gu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):161

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  10. Content type: Research

    Flow diverter (FD) intervention is an emerging endovascular technique for treating intracranial aneurysms. High flow-diversion efficiency is desired to accelerate thrombotic occlusion inside the aneurysm; howe...

    Authors: Mingzi Zhang, Hitomi Anzai, Bastien Chopard and Makoto Ohta

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):159

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  11. Content type: Research

    Basilar invagination (BI) combined with atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) leads to foramen magnum stenosis and medullary spinal cord compression, causing nerve dysfunction. The purpose of the surgery is to remove...

    Authors: Xuefeng Bo, Weida Wang, Zan Chen and Zhicheng Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):168

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  12. Content type: Research

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a kind of dangerous aortic vascular disease, which is characterized by abdominal aorta partial enlargement. At present, endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is one of the main...

    Authors: Jie Li, Xiaopeng Tian, Zhenze Wang, Jiang Xiong, Yubo Fan, Xiaoyan Deng, Anqiang Sun and Xiao Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):135

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  13. Content type: Research

    Endovascular intervention using a stent is a mainstream treatment for cerebral aneurysms. To assess the effect of intervention strategies on aneurysm hemodynamics, we have developed a fast virtual stenting (FV...

    Authors: Qianqian Zhang, Zhuangyuan Meng, Ying Zhang, Kai Yao, Jian Liu, Yisen Zhang, Linkai Jing, Xinjian Yang, Nikhil Paliwal, Hui Meng and Shengzhang Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):125

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  14. Content type: Research

    The multi-contrast assessment of the carotid artery wall has become an important diagnostic tool for the characterization of atherosclerotic plaque and vessel wall thickening. For providing the required T1-, T...

    Authors: Jian Zhu, Axel Bornstedt, Nico Merkle, Naifeng Liu, Wolfgang Rottbauer, Genshan Ma and Volker Rasche

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):165

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  15. Content type: Research

    Patients with multiple intracranial aneurysms present a great challenge to the neurosurgeon, particularly when presenting with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Misjudgment may result in disastrous postoperative reblee...

    Authors: Lijian Xu, Lixu Gu and Hao Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):166

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