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  1. The electroencephalogram (EEG) reflects the electrical activity in the brain on the surface of scalp. A major challenge in this field is the localization of sources in the brain responsible for eliciting the E...

    Authors: Kevin Whittingstall, Gerhard Stroink, Larry Gates, JF Connolly and Allen Finley
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:14
  2. The purpose was to investigate mobile phone interference with implantable deep brain stimulators by means of 10 different 900 Mega Hertz (MHz) and 10 different 1800 MHz GSM (Global System for Mobile Communicat...

    Authors: Wolfgang Kainz, François Alesch and Dulciana Dias Chan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:11
  3. The hallmarks of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world, are the subretinal deposits known as drusen. Drusen identification and measurement play a key role in c...

    Authors: R Theodore Smith, Takayuki Nagasaki, Janet R Sparrow, Irene Barbazetto, Caroline CW Klaver and Jackie K Chan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:10
  4. Measurement of the bending stiffness a healing fracture represents a valid variable in the assessment of fracture healing. However, currently available methods typically have high measurement errors, even for ...

    Authors: Reiner Hente, Jacques Cordey and Stephan M Perren
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:8
  5. The provision of effective emergency telemedicine and home monitoring solutions are the major fields of interest discussed in this study. Ambulances, Rural Health Centers (RHC) or other remote health location ...

    Authors: E Kyriacou, S Pavlopoulos, A Berler, M Neophytou, A Bourka, A Georgoulas, A Anagnostaki, D Karayiannis, C Schizas, C Pattichis, A Andreou and D Koutsouris
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:7
  6. The stimulation of nerve or cortical tissue by magnetic induction is a relatively new tool for the non-invasive study of the brain and nervous system. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), for example, has ...

    Authors: Stephen J Norton
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:6
  7. This study proposes an intelligent data analysis approach to investigate and interpret the distinctive factors of diabetes mellitus patients with and without ischemic (non-embolic type) stroke in a small popul...

    Authors: Fikret Gürgen and Nurgül Gürgen
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:5
  8. Dengue is a disease which is now endemic in more than 100 countries of Africa, America, Asia and the Western Pacific. It is transmitted to the man by mosquitoes (Aedes) and exists in two forms: Dengue Fever an...

    Authors: M Derouich, A Boutayeb and EH Twizell
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:4
  9. The disabled population constitutes a class of people needing special care and necessitating important economic and social effort.

    Authors: Abdesslam Boutayeb and Abdelaziz Chetouani
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2003 2:2
  10. Although a very close relationship between the amplitude of the first heart sound (S1) and the cardiac contractility have been proven by previous studies, the absolute value of S1 can not be applied for evalua...

    Authors: Shouzhong Xiao, Xingming Guo, Xiaobo Sun and Zifu Xiao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:6
  11. Computer-assisted arrhythmia recognition is critical for the management of cardiac disorders. Various techniques have been utilized to classify arrhythmias. Generally, these techniques classify two or three ar...

    Authors: Dingfei Ge, Narayanan Srinivasan and Shankar M Krishnan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:5
  12. An electronic nose (e-nose), the Cyrano Sciences' Cyranose 320, comprising an array of thirty-two polymer carbon black composite sensors has been used to identify six species of bacteria responsible for eye in...

    Authors: Ritaban Dutta, Evor L Hines, Julian W Gardner and Pascal Boilot
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:4
  13. Magnetic stimulation has gained relatively wide application in studying nervous system structures. This technology has the advantage of reduced excitation of sensory nerve endings, and hence results in quasi-p...

    Authors: Vessela T Krasteva, Sava P Papazov and Ivan K Daskalov
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:3
  14. According to manufacturers of both magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines, and implantable neurological pulse generators (IPGs), MRI is contraindicated for patients with IPGs. A major argument for this rest...

    Authors: Wolfgang Kainz, Georg Neubauer, Richard Überbacher, François Alesch and Dulciana Dias Chan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:2
  15. Electromagnetic stimulation of the nervous system has the advantage of reduced discomfort in activating nerves. For brain structures stimulation, it has become a clinically accepted modality. Coil designs usua...

    Authors: Sava P Papazov and Ivan K Daskalov
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2002 1:1