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  1. Content type: Research

    Due to its easy applicability, pulse wave has been proposed as a surrogate of electrocardiogram (ECG) for the analysis of heart rate variability (HRV). However, its smoother waveform precludes accurate measure...

    Authors: Junichiro Hayano, Allan Kardec Barros, Atsunori Kamiya, Nobuyuki Ohte and Fumihiko Yasuma

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:62

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    One of few persisting problems of cemented total knee arthroplasty (TKA) is aseptic loosening of tibial component due to degradation of the interface between bone cement and metallic tibial shaft component, pa...

    Authors: Rudolf Marx, Mutaz Qunaibi, Dieter Christian Wirtz, Fritz Uwe Niethard and Thorsten Mumme

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:61

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    A pivotal component in automated external defibrillators (AEDs) is the detection of ventricular fibrillation by means of appropriate detection algorithms. In scientific literature there exists a wide variety o...

    Authors: Anton Amann, Robert Tratnig and Karl Unterkofler

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:60

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    The success of vascular stents in the restoration of blood flow is limited by restenosis. Recent data generated from computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models suggest that the vascular geometry created by an i...

    Authors: John F LaDisa Jr, Lars E Olson, Douglas A Hettrick, David C Warltier, Judy R Kersten and Paul S Pagel

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:59

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  5. Content type: Editorial

    Swamy Narasimha Laxminarayan, known to his many friends and colleagues as Swamy, passed away on September 29, 2005. He was one of the most prominent biomedical engineers on the international scene, and contrib...

    Authors: Kenneth R Foster and Luis G Kun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:57

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    Our objective was to quantify and compare the extent of synchronization of the spatial-temporal myometrial activity over the human uterus before and during a contraction using transabdominal magnetomyographic ...

    Authors: Ceon Ramon, Hubert Preissl, Pam Murphy, James D Wilson, Curtis Lowery and Hari Eswaran

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:55

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    Classifying the types of extracellular potentials recorded when neural structures are activated is an important component in understanding nerve pathophysiology. Varying definitions and approaches to understan...

    Authors: Samantha Richerson, Mark Ingram, Danielle Perry and Mark M Stecker

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:53

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    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of non-extensor muscles of the leg (i.e., muscles whose primary function is not leg extension) on the kinematics and kinetics of human maximal-effort counter...

    Authors: Akinori Nagano, Taku Komura, Shinsuke Yoshioka and Senshi Fukashiro

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:52

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    In body surface potential mapping, increased spatial sampling is used to allow more accurate detection of a cardiac abnormality. Although diagnostically superior to more conventional electrocardiographic techn...

    Authors: Dewar D Finlay, Chris D Nugent, Paul J McCullagh and Norman D Black

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:51

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    Modern biomedical amplifiers have a very high common mode rejection ratio. Nevertheless, recordings are often contaminated by residual power-line interference. Traditional analogue and digital filters are know...

    Authors: Chavdar Levkov, Georgy Mihov, Ratcho Ivanov, Ivan Daskalov, Ivaylo Christov and Ivan Dotsinsky

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:50

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    Availability of a range of techniques and devices allow measurement of many variables related to the stiffness of large or medium sized arteries. There is good evidence that, pulse wave velocity is a relativel...

    Authors: Madireddy Umamaheshwar Rao Naidu, Budda Muralidhar Reddy, Sridhar Yashmaina, Amar Narayana Patnaik and Pingali Usha Rani

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:49

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    In the internal fixation of fractured bone by means of bone-plates fastened to the bone on its tensile surface, an on-going concern has been the excessive stress-shielding of the bone by the excessively-stiff ...

    Authors: VK Ganesh, K Ramakrishna and Dhanjoo N Ghista

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:46

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    Techniques based on radio frequency (RF) energy have many applications in medicine, in particular tumour ablation. Today, mammography screening detects many breast cancers at an early stage, facilitating treat...

    Authors: Vilhelm Ekstrand, Hans Wiksell, Inkeri Schultz, Bengt Sandstedt, Samuel Rotstein and Anders Eriksson

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:41

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    Optical molecular imaging is based on fluorescence or bioluminescence, and hindered by photon scattering in the tissue, especially in patient studies. Here we propose a computational optical biopsy (COB) appro...

    Authors: Yi Li, Ming Jiang and Ge Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:36

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    High frequency chest compression (HFCC) is a useful and popular therapy for clearing bronchial airways of excessive or thicker mucus. Our observation of respiratory airflow of a subject during use of HFCC show...

    Authors: Kiwon Sohn, Warren J Warwick, Yong W Lee, Jongwon Lee and James E Holte

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:34

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    Contact pressure of UHMWPE acetabular cup has been shown to correlate with wear in total hip replacement (THR). The aim of the present study was to test the hypotheses that the cup geometry, abduction angle, t...

    Authors: Rami K Korhonen, Arto Koistinen, Yrjö T Konttinen, Seppo S Santavirta and Reijo Lappalainen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:32

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    Androgen acts via androgen receptor (AR) and accurate measurement of the levels of AR protein expression is critical for prostate research. The expression of AR in paired specimens of benign prostate and prost...

    Authors: Swaroop S Singh, Desok Kim and James L Mohler

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:31

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    Active Magnetic Resonance Imaging implants are constructed as resonators tuned to the Larmor frequency of a magnetic resonance system with a specific field strength. The resonating circuit may be embedded into...

    Authors: Martin HJ Busch, Wolfgang Vollmann, Jörg Schnorr and Dietrich HW Grönemeyer

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:25

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    The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) is a simple and inexpensive laboratory test, which is widespread in clinical practice, for assessing the inflammatory or acute response. This work addresses the theoret...

    Authors: Rovshan M Ismailov, Nikolai A Shevchuk and Higmat Khusanov

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:24

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    In Impedance Microbiology, the time during which the measuring equipment is connected to the bipolar cells is rather long, usually between 6 to 24 hrs for microorganisms with duplication times in the order of ...

    Authors: Carmelo J Felice, Rossana E Madrid and Max E Valentinuzzi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:22

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  21. Content type: Editorial

    Herman P. Schwan [1915–2005] was a distinguished scientist and engineer, and a founding father of the field of biomedical engineering. A man of integrity, Schwan influenced the lives of many, including his wif...

    Authors: Kenneth R Foster

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:21

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    The visual combination of different modalities is essential for many medical imaging applications in the field of Computer-Assisted medical Diagnosis (CAD) to enhance the clinical information content. Clinical...

    Authors: Janko F Verhey, Josef Wisser, Simon K Warfield, Jan Rexilius and Ron Kikinis

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:19

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    Studying mechanical properties of canine trabecular bone is important for a better understanding of fracture mechanics or bone disorders and is also needed for numerical simulation of canine femora. No detaile...

    Authors: Thomas Pressel, Anas Bouguecha, Ute Vogt, Andrea Meyer-Lindenberg, Bernd-Arno Behrens, Ingo Nolte and Henning Windhagen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:17

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:66

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    A specific problem using the public access defibrillators (PADs) arises at the railway stations. Some countries as Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Norway and Sweden are using AC railroad net power-supply system...

    Authors: Ivaylo I Christov and Georgi L Iliev

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:16

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    Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery is an effective treatment modality for patients with severe coronary artery disease. The conduits used during the surgery include both the arterial and venous conduits. ...

    Authors: Meena Sankaranarayanan, Leok Poh Chua, Dhanjoo N Ghista and Yong Seng Tan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2005 4:14

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