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  1. 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

  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis in patients with univentricular heart is a known complication after pediatric cardiac surgery. Because diaphragmatic excursion has a significant influence on perfusion of the...

    Authors: Tobias Kratz, Roman Ruff, Timo Koch, Anne-Sophie Kronberg, Johannes Breuer, Boulos Asfour, Ulrike Herberg and Benjamin Bierbach
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:55
  13. Use of an AI system based on deep learning to investigate whether the system can aid in distinguishing malignant from benign calcifications on spot magnification mammograms, thus potentially reducing unnecessa...

    Authors: Jian-Ling Chen, Lan-Hsin Cheng, Jane Wang, Tun-Wei Hsu, Chin-Yu Chen, Ling-Ming Tseng and Shu-Mei Guo
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:54
  14. Open-globe injury is a common cause of blindness clinically caused by blunt trauma, sharp injury, or shock waves, characterised by rupture of the cornea or sclera and exposure of eye contents to the environmen...

    Authors: Songtao Wang, Fuqiang Li, Siyan Jin, Yu Zhang, Ning Yang and Jinsong Zhao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:53
  15. Tracking points in ultrasound (US) videos can be especially useful to characterize tissues in motion. Tracking algorithms that analyze successive video frames, such as variations of Optical Flow and Lucas–Kana...

    Authors: Uriel Magana-Salgado, Praneeth Namburi, Micha Feigin-Almon, Roger Pallares-Lopez and Brian Anthony
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:52
  16. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease worldwide, and is related to disturbed lipid metabolism and redox homeostasis. However, a definitive drug treatment has not been approv...

    Authors: Mingming Zhai, Chenxu Zhang, Jinxiu Cui, Juan Liu, Yuanzhe Li, Kangning Xie, Erping Luo and Chi Tang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:51
  17. Over the decades, many publications have established respiratory muscle training (RMT) as an effective way in improving respiratory dysfunction in multiple populations. The aim of the paper is to determine the...

    Authors: Muhammad Imran Ramli, Nur Azah Hamzaid, Julia Patrick Engkasan and Juliana Usman
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:50
  18. Mechanical ventilation is an essential component in the treatment of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Prompt adaptation of the settings of a ventilator to the variable needs of patients is es...

    Authors: Philip von Platen, Philipp A. Pickerodt, Martin Russ, Mahdi Taher, Lea Hinken, Wolfgang Braun, Rainer Köbrich, Anake Pomprapa, Roland C. E. Francis, Steffen Leonhardt and Marian Walter
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:47
  19. Optical Coherence Tomograph (OCT) imaging technology can be used to examine, in vivo, the human ET. At present, it is impossible to achieve the OCT scanning vivo and ex vivo in the same individual human body, ...

    Authors: Xiao-Mei Sun, Zhi-Wen Xiao, Jia-Qi Luo, Qing-Yu Gu, Hui-Qing Zhang, Bai-Ling Li, Shi-Min Zhuang and Guan-Ping Zhang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:46
  20. Since myocardial work (MW) and left atrial strain are valuable for screening coronary artery disease (CAD), this study aimed to develop a novel CAD screening approach based on machine learning-enhanced echocar...

    Authors: Ying Guo, Chenxi Xia, You Zhong, Yiliang Wei, Huolan Zhu, Jianqiang Ma, Guang Li, Xuyang Meng, Chenguang Yang, Xiang Wang and Fang Wang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:44
  21. Adaptive gait involves the ability to adjust the leading foot in response to the requirement of dynamic environments during walking. Accurate adjustments of the minimum toe clearance (MTC) height and step leng...

    Authors: Suzanne Martin, Simon B. Taylor, Blynn L. Shideler, Rajna Ogrin and Rezaul Begg
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:43
  22. The progression of Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) can be classified into three stages: cognitive unimpairment (CU), mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and AD. The purpose of this study was to implement a machine lear...

    Authors: Sang Won Park, Na Young Yeo, Jinsu Lee, Suk-Hee Lee, Junghyun Byun, Dong Young Park, Sujin Yum, Jung-Kyeom Kim, Gihwan Byeon, Yeshin Kim and Jae-Won Jang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:40
  23. Ballet is a highly technical and physically demanding dance form involving extensive end-range lumbar movements and emphasizing movement smoothness and gracefulness. A high prevalence of non-specific low back ...

    Authors: Chai-Wei Lin, Yi-Ting Fang, Jeng-Feng Yang, Bih-Jen Hsue and Cheng-Feng Lin
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:39
  24. To investigate the application effect of artificial intelligence (AI)-based fundus screening system in real-world clinical environment.

    Authors: Shujuan Cao, Rongpei Zhang, Aixin Jiang, Mayila Kuerban, Aizezi Wumaier, Jianhua Wu, Kaihua Xie, Mireayi Aizezi, Abudurexiti Tuersun, Xuanwei Liang and Rongxin Chen
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:38
  25. Although titanium plates/screws are effective fixation methods (FM) after L-shaped osteotomy reduction malarplasty (LORM), the ideal FM remains controversial. This first finite element analysis (FEA) aimed to ...

    Authors: Mohammed Qasem Al-Watary, Heyou Gao, Libin Song, Yingyou He, Yiyuan Wei and Jihua Li
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:37
  26. Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are emerging as a promising tool for upper limb recovery after stroke, and motor tasks are an essential part of BCIs for patient training and control of rehabilitative/assistiv...

    Authors: Jianghong Fu, ZeWu Jiang, Xiaokang Shu, Shugeng Chen and Jie Jia
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:36

    The Correction to this article has been published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:60

  27. Physics-based cardiovascular models are only recently being considered for disease diagnosis or prognosis in clinical settings. These models depend on parameters representing the physical and physiological pro...

    Authors: Nikolai L. Bjørdalsbakke, Jacob Sturdy, Emma M. L. Ingeström and Leif R. Hellevik
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:34
  28. Bone regeneration after injury or after surgical bone removal due to disease is a serious medical challenge. A variety of materials are being tested to replace a missing bone or tooth. Regeneration requires ce...

    Authors: Jana Dvorakova, Lucie Wiesnerova, Petra Chocholata, Vlastimil Kulda, Lukas Landsmann, Miroslava Cedikova, Michaela Kripnerova, Lada Eberlova and Vaclav Babuska
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:33
  29. Isolated ACL reconstructions (ACLR) demonstrate limitations in restoring native knee kinematics. This study investigates the knee mechanics of ACLR plus various anterolateral augmentations using a patient-spec...

    Authors: Sara Sadat Farshidfar, Joseph Cadman, Thomas Neri, David Parker, Richard Appleyard and Danè Dabirrahmani
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:31
  30. Major trauma is a condition that can result in severe bone damage. Customised orthopaedic reconstruction allows for limb salvage surgery and helps to restore joint alignment. For the best possible outcome thre...

    Authors: Daniel Nolte, Shuqiao Xie and Anthony M. J. Bull
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:30
  31. Monitoring the body temperature of premature infants is vital, as it allows optimal temperature control and may provide early warning signs for severe diseases such as sepsis. Thermography may be a non-contact...

    Authors: Florian Voss, Noah Brechmann, Simon Lyra, Jöran Rixen, Steffen Leonhardt and Christoph Hoog Antink
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:28
  32. Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs) within left main coronary arteries are high-risk procedures that require optimization of interactions between stent(s) and diseased vessels. Optical Coherence Tomogra...

    Authors: Thomas F. Valenzuela III and Paul A. Iaizzo
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:27
  33. Infusion Pumps (IP) are medical devices that were developed in the 1960s and generate fluid flow at pressures higher than that of normal blood pressure. Various hospital sectors make use of them, and they have...

    Authors: Mayla dos S. Silva, Joabe Lima Araújo, Gustavo A. M. de A. Nunes, Mário Fabrício F. Rosa, Glécia V. da Silva Luz, Suélia de S. R. F. Rosa and Antônio Piratelli-Filho
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:26
  34. Core body temperature (CBT) is a key vital sign and fever is an important indicator of disease. In the past decade, there has been growing interest for vital sign monitoring technology that may be embedded in ...

    Authors: Samuel Etienne, Ruben Oliveras, Giovanni Schiboni, Lukas Durrer, Fabien Rochat, Philipp Eib, Michele Zahner, Michael Osthoff, Stefano Bassetti and Jens Eckstein
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:25
  35. Heart auscultation is an easy and inexpensive tool for early diagnosis of congenital heart defects. In this regard, a simple device which can be used easily by physicians for heart murmur detection will be ver...

    Authors: Mohammad Reza Khalilian, Mahsa Safari, Mahmoud Hajipour, Khosro Rahmani, Mahmoud Safari, Mohammad Hassan Ahmadpour and Tahmineh Tahouri
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:24
  36. Exercise electrocardiography (ECG) is a noninvasive test aiming at producing ischemic changes. However, resting ECG cannot be adopted in diagnosing myocardial ischemia till ST-segment depressions. Therefore, t...

    Authors: Chun-Lin Wang, Chiu-Chi Wei, Cheng-Ting Tsai, Ying-Hsiang Lee, Lawrence Yu-Min Liu, Kang-Ying Chen, Yu-Jen Lin and Po-Lin Lin
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:23
  37. Signal analysis is a domain which is an amalgamation of different processes coming together to form robust pipelines for the automation of data analysis. When applied to the medical world, physiological signal...

    Authors: Anupreet Kaur Singh and Sridhar Krishnan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2023 22:22