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  1. Content type: Review

    Most commercially available cochlear implants and hearing aids use microphones as sensors for capturing the external sound field. These microphones are in general located in an external element, which is also ...

    Authors: Diego Calero, Stephan Paul, André Gesing, Fabio Alves and Júlio A. Cordioli

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:23

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    At present, the enteral nutrition approaches via nose and duodenum (or nose and jejunum) are the preferred method of nutritional support in the medical engineering field, given the superiority of in line with ...

    Authors: Ying Li, Yu Ye, Yang Mei, Haiying Ruan and Yuan Yu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:21

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    Counter-pulsation control (CPC) by ventricular assist devices (VADs) is believed to reduce cardiac load and increase coronary perfusion. However, patients with VADs have a higher risk of arrhythmia, which may ...

    Authors: Keun Her, Joon Yeong Kim, Ki Moo Lim and Seong Wook Choi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:18

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  4. Content type: Book Review

    This article is a review of the book “Master machine learning algorithms, discover how they work and implement them from scratch” (ISBN: not available, 37 USD, 163 pages) edited by Jason Brownlee published by ...

    Authors: Robert Koprowski and Kenneth R. Foster

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:17

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    Decellularized animal organs have been used as scaffolds for tissue engineering. To make a properly functioning scaffolds, the extracellular matrix (ECM) components must be preserved after decellularization. B...

    Authors: Sung Min Park, Seran Yang, Se-Min Rye and Seong Wook Choi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:15

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    A hemiplegic stroke survivor with a moderate to severe gait disturbance may have difficulty walking using a one-arm walker. This study aimed to test the safety and feasibility of a prototype one-arm motorized ...

    Authors: Ki-Hun Cho, SeungHyeon Pyo, Gi-Su Shin, Sung-Duk Hong, Se-Han Lee, DongGeon Lee, SunHae Song and GyuChang Lee

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:14

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  7. Content type: Review

    The goal of this paper is to present a critical review on the main systems that use artificial intelligence to identify groups at risk for osteoporosis or fractures. The systems considered for this study were ...

    Authors: Agnaldo S. Cruz, Hertz C. Lins, Ricardo V. A. Medeiros, José M. F. Filho and Sandro G. da Silva

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:12

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  8. Content type: Research

    Colonoscopy plays an important role in the clinical screening and management of colorectal cancer. The traditional ‘see one, do one, teach one’ training style for such invasive procedure is resource intensive ...

    Authors: Tingxi Wen, David Medveczky, Jackie Wu and Jianhuang Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:9

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  9. Content type: Research

    Open reduction and internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures can be difficult to achieve adequate, complication free results due to osteopenia of the proximal humerus and unstable fracture patterns. This...

    Authors: Ali Jabran, Chris Peach, Zhenmin Zou and Lei Ren

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:10

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    Muscular performance is an important factor for the mechanical stability of lumbar spine in humans, in which, the co-contraction of lumbar muscles plays a key role. We hypothesized that when executing differen...

    Authors: Wenjing Du, Huihui Li, Olatunji Mumini Omisore, Lei Wang, Wenmin Chen and Xiangjun Sun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:8

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    Extracellular matrices (ECMs) are often used in reconstructive surgery to enhance tissue regeneration and remodeling. Sutures and staples are currently used to fix ECMs to tissue although they can be invasive ...

    Authors: Samuel J. Frost, Damia Mawad, Richard Wuhrer, Simon Myers and Antonio Lauto

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:7

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  12. Content type: Research

    Hippocampal atrophy is a supportive feature for the diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, even for an expert neuroradiologist, tracing the hippocampus and measuring its volume is a time cons...

    Authors: Nicola Amoroso, Marianna La Rocca, Roberto Bellotti, Annarita Fanizzi, Alfonso Monaco and Sabina Tangaro

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:6

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    Thermally significant blood flows into locally cooled diseased tissues and warm them during cryosurgery so that the iceball is often hard to cover the whole diseased volume. This paper is aimed at investigatin...

    Authors: Yong-Chang Zheng, Jun-Hong Wu, Zhi-Zhu He and Shao-Jiong Huang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:4

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    This paper presents the use of the texture matching method to measure the rabbit carotid artery elasticity value of the experimental group and control group respectively. It compares the experimental rabbits, ...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Junyi Gu, Ming Qian, Lili Niu and Dhanjoo Ghista

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:5

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    The multiple-breath washout (MBW) is able to provide information about the distribution of ventilation-to-volume (v/V) ratios in the lungs. However, the classical, all-parallel model may return skewed results ...

    Authors: Gabriel Casulari Motta-Ribeiro, Frederico Caetano Jandre, Hermann Wrigge and Antonio Giannella-Neto

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:3

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    Two international guidelines/standards for human protection from electromagnetic fields define the specific absorption rate (SAR) averaged over 10 g of tissue as a metric for protection against localized radio...

    Authors: Sachiko Kodera, Jose Gomez-Tames and Akimasa Hirata

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:1

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    Red blood cells (RBCs) deform significantly and repeatedly when passing through narrow capillaries and delivering dioxygen throughout the body. Deformability of RBCs is a key characteristic, largely governed b...

    Authors: Sarah Barns, Marie Anne Balanant, Emilie Sauret, Robert Flower, Suvash Saha and YuanTong Gu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:140

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    R-wave synchronised atrial pacing is an effective temporary pacing therapy in infants with postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia. In the technique currently used, adverse short or long intervals between...

    Authors: Andreas Entenmann, Miriam Michel, Bruno Ismer and Roman Gebauer

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:139

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