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  1. The contouring of organs at risk (OARs) in head and neck cancer radiation treatment planning is a crucial, yet repetitive and time-consuming process. Recent studies have applied deep learning (DL) algorithms t...

    Authors: Peiru Liu, Ying Sun, Xinzhuo Zhao and Ying Yan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:104
  2. To classify early endometrial cancer (EC) on sagittal T2-weighted images (T2WI) by determining the depth of myometrial infiltration (MI) using a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) method based on a multi-stage dee...

    Authors: Liu Xiong, Chunxia Chen, Yongping Lin, Wei Mao and Zhiyu Song
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:103
  3. Patient–ventilator asynchrony is common during mechanical ventilation (MV) in intensive care unit (ICU), leading to worse MV care outcome. Identification of asynchrony is critical for optimizing MV settings to...

    Authors: Yuhong Chen, Kun Zhang, Cong Zhou, J. Geoffrey Chase and Zhenjie Hu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:102
  4. Myocardial bridges are congenital anatomical abnormalities in which myocardium covers a segment of coronary arteries, leading to stenocardia, myocardial ischemia, and sudden cardiac death in severe cases. Howe...

    Authors: Peng Zhou, Guangpu Wang, Shuo Wang, Huanming Li, Chong Liu, Jinglai Sun and Hui Yu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:101
  5. Cerebral microbleeds (CMBs) serve as neuroimaging biomarkers to assess risk of intracerebral hemorrhage and diagnose cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD). Therefore, detecting CMBs can evaluate the risk of int...

    Authors: Ruizhen Wu, Huaqing Liu, Hao Li, Lifen Chen, Lei Wei, Xuehong Huang, Xu Liu, Xuejiao Men, Xidan Li, Lanqing Han, Zhengqi Lu and Bing Qin
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:99
  6. During the aging process, cognitive functions and performance of the muscular and neural system show signs of decline, thus making the elderly more susceptible to disease and death. These alterations, which oc...

    Authors: Veronica de Lima Gonçalves, Caio Tonus Ribeiro, Guilherme Lopes Cavalheiro, Maria José Ferreira Zaruz, Daniel Hilário da Silva, Selma Terezinha Milagre, Adriano de Oliveira Andrade and Adriano Alves Pereira
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:98
  7. Studies evaluating the effectiveness and safety of telerehabilitation in patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty (TKA) have increased. However, the study quality and results differ, systematic reviews are ...

    Authors: Danli Pang, Aiping Sun, Fei Wang, Jingyu Lu, Yaorui Guo and Wen Ding
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:97
  8. Transformers have been widely used in many computer vision challenges and have shown the capability of producing better results than convolutional neural networks (CNNs). Taking advantage of capturing long-ran...

    Authors: Chukwuemeka Clinton Atabansi, Jing Nie, Haijun Liu, Qianqian Song, Lingfeng Yan and Xichuan Zhou
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:96
  9. While lumbar spinal fusion using rigid rods is a prevalent surgical technique, it can lead to complications such as adjacent segment disease (ASDis). Dynamic stabilization devices serve to maintain physiologic...

    Authors: Jianbin Guan, Tao Liu, Xing Yu, Wenhao Li, Ningning Feng, Guozheng Jiang, He Zhao and Yongdong Yang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:95
  10. Eight commercially available percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), including semi-compliant and non-compliant balloons, have been assessed in detail on their tip, balloon, shaft, RX-Port, and ...

    Authors: C. Amstutz, J. Behr, S. Krebs, A. Haeberlin, R. Vogel, A. Zurbuchen and J. Burger
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:94
  11. Deformable multimodal image registration plays a key role in medical image analysis. It remains a challenge to find accurate dense correspondences between multimodal images due to the significant intensity dis...

    Authors: Zhiyong Zhou, Ben Hong, Xusheng Qian, Jisu Hu, Minglei Shen, Jiansong Ji and Yakang Dai
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:91
  12. The aim of this study was to evaluate the precision and feasibility of patient-specific instruments (PSI) in total hip arthroplasty (THA) as compared to the traditional free-hand (FRH) approach.

    Authors: Wei Zheng, Xuefeng Liu, Runhong Mei, Gaorong Deng, Zhipeng Li, Rongji Lin, Shui Xiong and Binghua Wu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:90
  13. Running with the appropriate intensity may produce a positive influence on the mechanical properties of cortical bone structure. However, few studies have discussed the effects of different running intensities...

    Authors: Ruoxun Fan, Jie Liu and Zhengbin Jia
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:89
  14. Robot-assisted gait training is incorporated into guidelines for stroke rehabilitation. It is a promising tool combined with conventional therapy for low ambulatory patients. The heavy weight and bulky appeara...

    Authors: Ya-Chi Chuang, Yu-Lin Tsai, Tony Tung-Liang Lin, Liang-Jun Ou-Yang, Yu-Chun Lee, Yuan-Yang Cheng, Chuan-Ching Liu and Chun-Sheng Hsu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:88
  15. The worldwide society is currently facing an epidemiological shift due to the significant improvement in life expectancy and increase in the elderly population. This shift requires the public and scientific co...

    Authors: Razieh Mirzaeian, Raoof Nopour, Zahra Asghari Varzaneh, Mohsen Shafiee, Mostafa Shanbehzadeh and Hadi Kazemi-Arpanahi
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:85
  16. The challenges in developing new bone replacement materials and procedures reside not solely in technological innovation and advancement, but also in a broader patient therapy acceptance. Therefore, there is a...

    Authors: Ana Prates Soares, Heilwig Fischer, Vincenzo Orassi, Max Heiland, Sara Checa, Katharina Schmidt-Bleek and Carsten Rendenbach
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:84
  17. Aging is associated with a decline in postural control and an increased risk of falls. The Center of Pressure (CoP) trajectory analysis is a commonly used method to assess balance. In this study, we proposed a...

    Authors: Hedyeh Jafari, Thomas Gustafsson, Lars Nyberg and Ulrik Röijezon
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:83
  18. In this study, we proposed a deep learning technique that can simultaneously detect suspicious positions of benign vocal cord tumors in laparoscopic images and classify the types of tumors into cysts, granulom...

    Authors: Gun Ho Kim, Young Jun Hwang, Hongje Lee, Eui-Suk Sung and Kyoung Won Nam
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:81
  19. Cerebral edema is an extremely common secondary disease in post-stroke. Point-of-care testing for cerebral edema types has important clinical significance for the precise management to prevent poor prognosis. ...

    Authors: Mingyan Li, Rui Zhu, Gen Li, Shengtong Yin, Lingxi Zeng, Zelin Bai, Jingbo Chen, Bin Jiang, Lihong Li and Yu Wu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:80

    The Correction to this article has been published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:100

  20. In order to study the local interactions between facial soft-tissues and a Silhouette Soft® suspension suture, a CE marked medical device designed for the repositioning of soft tissues in the face and the neck, F...

    Authors: Seyed Ali Mousavi, Mohammad Ali Nazari, Pascal Perrier, Masoud Shariat Panahi, John Meadows, Marie-Odile Christen, Ali Mojallal and Yohan Payan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:79
  21. Cerebrovascular autoregulation (CVAR) is the mechanism that maintains constant cerebral blood flow by adjusting the caliber of the cerebral vessels. It is important to have an effective, contactless way to mon...

    Authors: Jia Xu, Haocheng Li, Gui Jin, Wei Zhuang, Zelin Bai, Jian Sun, Mingsheng Chen, Feng Wang, Xu Yang and Mingxin Qin
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:78
  22. Nano-photothermal therapy (NPTT) has gained wide attention in cancer treatment due to its high efficiency and selective treatment strategy. The biggest challenges in the clinical application are the lack of (i...

    Authors: Zahed Tavangari, Mohammadreza Asadi, Rasoul Irajirad, Abolfazl Sarikhani, Zahra Alamzadeh, Habib Ghaznavi and Samideh Khoei
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:77
  23. In the future, extended reality technology will be widely used. People will be led to utilize virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies in their daily lives, hobbies, numerous types of enter...

    Authors: Aya Taghian, Mohammed Abo-Zahhad, Mohammed S. Sayed and Ahmed H. Abd El-Malek
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:76
  24. Gait is a complex, whole-body movement that requires the coordinated action of multiple joints and muscles of our musculoskeletal system. In the context of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a disease characte...

    Authors: Qiliang Xiong, Yuan Liu, Jieyi Mo, Yuxia Chen, Lianghong Zhang, Zhongyan Xia, Chen Yi, Shaofeng Jiang and Nong Xiao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:75
  25. Colorectal cancer is one of the most serious malignant tumors, and lymph node metastasis (LNM) from colorectal cancer is a major factor for patient management and prognosis. Accurate image detection of LNM is ...

    Authors: Yajiao Liu, Jiang Wang, Chenpeng Wu, Liyun Liu, Zhiyong Zhang and Haitao Yu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:74
  26. Bone tissue engineering, based on three-dimensional (3D) printing technology, has emerged as a promising approach to treat bone defects using scaffolds. The objective of this study was to investigate the influ...

    Authors: Zahra Yazdanpanah, Nitin Kumar Sharma, Alice Raquin, David M. L. Cooper, Xiongbiao Chen and James D. Johnston
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:73
  27. When COVID-19 sweeps the world, traditional stethoscopes are seen as infectious agents and then the use of stethoscopes is limited especially when health providers were in their personal protective equipment. ...

    Authors: Ying Zhuge, Liu Rong, Lei Ye, Jiaqi Liu, Lingyun Su, Zhiping Zhang, Junshan Wang and Zhi Zhang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:71

    The Correction to this article has been published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:82

  28. Tube misplacement into the tracheobronchial tract is associated with pneumothorax in 0.5% of cases. NGT verification only detects the position of the tube at the end of the procedure. Therefore, a safe nasogas...

    Authors: Sigit Mohammad Nuzul, Neng Tine Kartinah, Busjra M. Nur and Ermita I. Ibrahim Ilyas
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:70
  29. It has been hypothesized that low access to healthy and nutritious food increases health disparities. Low-accessibility areas, called food deserts, are particularly commonplace in lower-income neighborhoods. T...

    Authors: Mohsen Salari, Michael R. Kramer, Matthew A. Reyna, Herman A. Taylor and Gari D. Clifford
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:69
  30. Osteoporosis is a significant health problem in the skeletal system, associated with bone tissue changes and its strength. Machine Learning (ML), on the other hand, has been accompanied by improvements in rece...

    Authors: Fakher Rahim, Amin Zaki Zadeh, Pouya Javanmardi, Temitope Emmanuel Komolafe, Mohammad Khalafi, Ali Arjomandi, Haniye Alsadat Ghofrani and Kiarash Shirbandi
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:68
  31. Interest in home-based stroke rehabilitation mechatronics, which includes both robots and sensor mechanisms, has increased over the past 12 years. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the existing lack of acc...

    Authors: Shane Forbrigger, Vincent G. DePaul, T. Claire Davies, Evelyn Morin and Keyvan Hashtrudi-Zaad
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:67
  32. Motor impairment is a common consequence of stroke causing difficulty in independent movement. The first month of post-stroke rehabilitation is the most effective period for recovery. Movement imagination, kno...

    Authors: Chi S. Choy, Qiang Fang, Katrina Neville, Bingrui Ding, Akshay Kumar, Seedahmed S. Mahmoud, Xudong Gu, Jianming Fu and Beth Jelfs
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:66
  33. Current research related to electroencephalogram (EEG)-based driver’s emergency braking intention detection focuses on recognizing emergency braking from normal driving, with little attention to differentiatin...

    Authors: Xinbin Liang, Yang Yu, Yadong Liu, Kaixuan Liu, Yaru Liu and Zongtan Zhou
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:65
  34. Coronary computed tomography-derived fractional flow reserve (CT-FFR) and intravascular ultrasound-derived fractional flow reserve (IVUS-FFR) are two functional assessment methods for coronary stenoses. Howeve...

    Authors: Wenhao Huang, Jingyuan Zhang, Lin Yang, Yumeng Hu, Xiaochang Leng, Yajun Liu, Hongfeng Jin, Yiming Tang, Jiangting Wang, Xiaowei Liu, Yitao Guo, Chen Ye, Yue Feng, Jianping Xiang, Lijiang Tang and Changqing Du
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:64
  35. Decellularized vascular matrix is a natural polymeric biomaterial that comes from arteries or veins which are removed the cellular contents by physical, chemical and enzymatic means, leaving only the cytoskele...

    Authors: Jingying Li, Xiao Chen, Miaoling Hu, Jian Wei, Minhai Nie, Jiana Chen and Xuqian Liu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:62
  36. Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) surgery has been proven to be a safe, effective, and predictable method for correcting myopia and myopic astigmatism. However, predicting the vault and ideal ICL size remains te...

    Authors: Xi Chen, Yiming Ye, Huan Yao, Chang Liu, Anqi He, Xiangtao Hou, Keming Zhao, Zedu Cui, Yan Li, Jin Qiu, Pei Chen, Ying Yang, Jing Zhuang and Keming Yu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:59
  37. Blood flow and pressure calculated using the currently available methods have shown the potential to predict the progression of pathology, guide treatment strategies and help with postoperative recovery. Howev...

    Authors: Xiuhua Hu, Xingli Liu, Hongping Wang, Lei Xu, Peng Wu, Wenbing Zhang, Zhaozhuo Niu, Longjiang Zhang and Qi Gao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:56