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  1. The tongue and hard palate play an essential role in the production of sound during continuous speech. Appropriate tongue and hard palate contacts will ensure proper sound production. Electropalatography, also...

    Authors: Syatirah Mat Zin, S. Z. Md Rasib, Fatanah M. Suhaimi and M. Mariatti
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:17
  2. The objective of the study was to validate biomechanical characteristics of a 3D-printed, novel-designated fixation plate for treating mandibular angle fracture, and compare it with two commonly used fixation ...

    Authors: Xu Xu, Kang-jie Cheng, Yun-feng Liu, Ying-ying Fan, Joanne H. Wang, Russell Wang, Dale A. Baur, Xian-feng Jiang and Xing-tao Dong
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:15
  3. The lower extremities of the body often suffer from impaired microcirculation, particularly in the elderly or people with underlying conditions such as diabetes. Especially for people suffering from peripheral...

    Authors: Weiyan Ren, Liqiang Xu, Xuan Zheng, Fang Pu, Deyu Li and Yubo Fan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:14
  4. Recently, error-related negativity (ERN) signals are proposed to develop an assist-as-needed robotic stroke rehabilitation program. Stroke patients’ state-of-mind, such as motivation to participate and active ...

    Authors: Akshay Kumar, Qiang Fang and Elena Pirogova
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:13
  5. Atrial fibrillation (AF) represents the most common arrhythmia worldwide, related to increased risk of ischemic stroke or systemic embolism. It is critical to screen and diagnose AF for the benefits of better ...

    Authors: Fangfang Jiang, Chuhang Hong, Tianqing Cheng, Haoqian Wang, Bowen Xu and Biyong Zhang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:12
  6. Multiple studies describing human head finite element (FE) models have established the importance of including the major cerebral vasculature to improve the accuracy of the model predictions. However, a more d...

    Authors: Dhananjay Radhakrishnan Subramaniam, Ginu Unnikrishnan, Aravind Sundaramurthy, Jose E. Rubio, Vivek Bhaskar Kote and Jaques Reifman
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:11
  7. An electrical potential not previously reported—electrical cochlear response (ECR)—observed only in implanted patients is described. Its amplitude and growth slope are a measurement of the stimulation achieved...

    Authors: Juan M. Cornejo, Agar K. Quintana, Nohra E. Beltran and Pilar Granados
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:10
  8. Patient-specific active fluid–structure interactions (FSI) model is a useful approach to non-invasively investigate the hemodynamics in the heart. However, it takes a lot of effort to obtain the proper externa...

    Authors: Xueying Huang, Long Deng, Heng Zuo, Chun Yang, Yunhu Song, Mary Lesperance and Dalin Tang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:9
  9. Only a small fraction of the information available is generally used in the majority of camera-based sensing approaches for vital sign monitoring. Dedicated skin pixels, for example, fall into this category wh...

    Authors: Michael Paul, Sabrina Caprice Behr, Christoph Weiss, Konrad Heimann, Thorsten Orlikowsky and Steffen Leonhardt
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:8
  10. The increased popularity of minimally invasive spinal surgery calls for a revision of guidance techniques to prevent injuries of nearby neural and vascular structures. Lipid content has previously been propose...

    Authors: Merle S. Losch, Akash Swamy, Adrian Elmi-Terander, Erik Edström, Benno H. W. Hendriks and Jenny Dankelman
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:7
  11. Minimally invasive spine surgery is dependent on accurate navigation. Computer-assisted navigation is increasingly used in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), but current solutions require the use of reference m...

    Authors: Francesca Manni, Marco Mamprin, Ronald Holthuizen, Caifeng Shan, Gustav Burström, Adrian Elmi-Terander, Erik Edström, Svitlana Zinger and Peter H. N. de With
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:6
  12. Novel endoscopic biophotonic diagnostic technologies have the potential to non-invasively detect the interior of a hollow organ or cavity of the human body with subcellular resolution or to obtain biochemical ...

    Authors: Zhongyu He, Peng Wang and Xuesong Ye
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:5
  13. The volume of the coagulation zones created during radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is limited by the appearance of roll-off. Doping the tissue with conductive fluids, e.g., gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) could enlar...

    Authors: Dora Luz Castro-López, Enrique Berjano and Ricardo Romero-Mendez
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:4
  14. Kinocardiography (KCG) is a promising new technique used to monitor cardiac mechanical function remotely. KCG is based on ballistocardiography (BCG) and seismocardiography (SCG), and measures 12 degrees-of-fre...

    Authors: Amin Hossein, Jérémy Rabineau, Damien Gorlier, Farhana Pinki, Philippe van de Borne, Antoine Nonclercq and Pierre-François Migeotte
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:3
  15. Use of standardized and scientifically sound outcome measures is encouraged in clinical practice and research. With the development of newer rehabilitation therapies, we need technology-supported upper extremi...

    Authors: Naaz Kapadia, Mathew Myers, Kristin Musselman, Rosalie H. Wang, Aaron Yurkewich and Milos R. Popovic
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:2
  16. This research has proved that mechanomyographic (MMG) signals can be used for evaluating muscle performance. Stimulation of the lost physiological functions of a muscle using an electrical signal has been dete...

    Authors: Raphael Uwamahoro, Kenneth Sundaraj and Indra Devi Subramaniam
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2021 20:1
  17. Fractional-order (FrOr) models have a high potential to improve pulmonary science. These models could be useful for biomechanical studies and diagnostic purposes, offering accurate models with an improved abil...

    Authors: Fábio Augusto d´Alegria Tuza, Paula Morisco de Sá, Hermano A. Castro, Agnaldo José Lopes and Pedro Lopes de Melo
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:93
  18. Invasion depth is an important index for staging and clinical treatment strategy of bladder cancer (BCa). The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility of segmenting the BCa region from bladder wall...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Haojie Zheng, Xiaopan Xu, Xi Zhang, Peng Du, Jimin Liang and Hongbing Lu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:92
  19. Detecting coronary vulnerable plaques in vivo and assessing their vulnerability have been great challenges for clinicians and the research community. Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) is commonly used in clinica...

    Authors: Rui Lv, Akiko Maehara, Mitsuaki Matsumura, Liang Wang, Qingyu Wang, Caining Zhang, Xiaoya Guo, Habib Samady, Don P. Giddens, Jie Zheng, Gary S. Mintz and Dalin Tang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:90
  20. Anterior mediastinal cysts (AMC) are often misdiagnosed as thymomas and undergo surgical resection, which caused unnecessary treatment and medical resource waste. The purpose of this study is to explore potent...

    Authors: Lulu Liu, Fangxiao Lu, Peipei Pang and Guoliang Shao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:89
  21. The large volume and suboptimal image quality of portable chest X-rays (CXRs) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic could post significant challenges for radiologists and frontline physicians. Deep-learning art...

    Authors: Lal Hussain, Tony Nguyen, Haifang Li, Adeel A. Abbasi, Kashif J. Lone, Zirun Zhao, Mahnoor Zaib, Anne Chen and Tim Q. Duong
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:88
  22. Assessments of source reconstruction procedures in electroencephalography and computations of transcranial electrical stimulation profiles require verification and validation with the help of ground truth conf...

    Authors: Alexander Hunold, René Machts and Jens Haueisen
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:87
  23. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Henning Windhagen, Kerstin Radtke, Andreas Weizbauer, Julia Diekmann, Yvonne Noll, Ulrike Kreimeyer, Robert Schavan, Christina Stukenborg-Colsman and Hazibullah Waizy
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:86

    The original article was published in BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2013 12:62

  24. The effectiveness of electrochemotherapy of tumors (ECT) and of irreversible electroporation ablation (IRE) depends on different mechanisms and delivery protocols. Both therapies exploit the phenomenon of elec...

    Authors: Tomaz Jarm, Tadej Krmac, Ratko Magjarevic, Bor Kos, Helena Cindric and Damijan Miklavcic
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:85
  25. The amount of propofol needed to induce loss of responsiveness varied widely among patients, and they usually required less than the initial dose recommended by the drug package inserts. Identifying precisely ...

    Authors: Ana Leitão Ferreira, Catarina S. Nunes, Sérgio Vide, João Felgueiras, Márcio Cardoso, Pedro Amorim and Joaquim Mendes
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:84
  26. As a serious clinical disease, ischemic stroke is usually detected through magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography. In this study, a noninvasive, non-contact, real-time continuous monitoring system ...

    Authors: Shuang-Lin Zhao, Gui Jin, Ze-Lin Bai, Jing-Bo Chen, Meng-Wei Li, Gen Li, Wei Zhuang, Yue-Ning Liu and Ming-Xin Qin
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:83
  27. Instrumented pendulum test is an objective and repeatable biomechanical method of assessment for spasticity. However, multitude of sensor technologies and plenty of suggested outcome measures, confuse those in...

    Authors: Fariborz Rahimi, Reza Eyvazpour, Nazila Salahshour and Mahmood Reza Azghani
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:82
  28. Delivering short trains of electric pulses to the muscles and nerves can elicit action potentials resulting in muscle contractions. When the stimulations are sequenced to generate functional movements, such as...

    Authors: Matija Milosevic, Cesar Marquez-Chin, Kei Masani, Masayuki Hirata, Taishin Nomura, Milos R. Popovic and Kimitaka Nakazawa
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:81
  29. Healthcare studies are moving toward individualised measurement. There is need to move beyond supervised assessments in the laboratory/clinic. Longitudinal free-living assessment can provide a wealth of inform...

    Authors: G. Coulby, A. Clear, O. Jones, F. Young, S. Stuart and A. Godfrey
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:80
  30. A bacterial biosensor refers to genetically engineered bacteria that produce an assessable signal in the presence of a physical or chemical agent in the environment.

    Authors: Esmail Nourmohammadi, Saman Hosseinkhani, Reza Nedaeinia, Hoda Khoshdel-Sarkarizi, Mozhdeh Nedaeinia, Maryam Ranjbar, Neshat Ebrahimi, Zahra Farjami, Mohammad Nourmohammadi, Ali Mahmoudi, Mohammad Goli, Gordon A. Ferns and Majid Sadeghizadeh
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:79
  31. Screening for prediabetes and asymptomatic diabetes is important for preventing development to an irreversible stage. The current diagnosis of prediabetes and diabetes is based on blood glucose or HbA1c (an in...

    Authors: Xiaopeng Zhu, Jing Tang, Huandong Lin, Xinxia Chang, Mingfeng Xia, Liu Wang, Hongmei Yan, Hua Bian and Xin Gao
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:78
  32. Esophageal thermal injury can occur after radiofrequency (RF) ablation in the left atrium to treat atrial fibrillation. Existing methods to prevent esophageal injury have various limitations in deployment and ...

    Authors: Marcela Mercado, Lisa Leung, Mark Gallagher, Shailee Shah and Erik Kulstad
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:77
  33. Three-dimensional (3D) printing is widely used in medicine. Most research remains focused on forming rigid anatomical models, but moving from static models to dynamic functionality could greatly aid preoperati...

    Authors: Hao Wang, Hongning Song, Yuanting Yang, Quan Cao, Yugang Hu, Jinling Chen, Juan Guo, Yijia Wang, Dan Jia, Sheng Cao and Qing Zhou
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:76
  34. The world is facing an unprecedented outbreak affecting all aspects of human lives which is caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the virus novelty, healthcare systems are challenged by a high rate of patien...

    Authors: Almir Badnjević, Lejla Gurbeta Pokvić, Zijad Džemić and Fahir Bečić
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:75
  35. There is a need to promote recovery after stroke with novel therapeutic interventions. Of them, bone-marrow mononuclear cell (BM-MNC) therapy offers promising outcomes in preclinical and clinical models.

    Authors: Sorayouth Chumnanvej and Siriluk Chumnanvej
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:74
  36. Intracranial aneurysm is a common type of cerebrovascular disease with a risk of devastating subarachnoid hemorrhage if it is ruptured. Accurate computer-aided detection of aneurysms can help doctors improve t...

    Authors: Tao Hu, Heng Yang, Wei Ni, Yu Lei, Zhuoyun Jiang, Keke Shi, Jinhua Yu, Yuxiang Gu and Yuanyuan Wang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:73
  37. Numerous sensing techniques have been investigated in an effort to monitor the main parameters influencing the residual limb/prosthesis interface, fundamental to the optimum design of prosthetic socket solutio...

    Authors: Linda Paternò, Vimal Dhokia, Arianna Menciassi, James Bilzon and Elena Seminati
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:71
  38. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disorder that often occurs in people over 65 years old. As advanced AD is difficult to manage, accurate diagnosis of the disorder is critical. Previous studies ...

    Authors: Han Woong Kim, Ha Eun Lee, KyeongTaek Oh, Sangwon Lee, Mijin Yun and Sun K. Yoo
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:70
  39. Advances in biomaterials and the need for patient-specific bone scaffolds require modern manufacturing approaches in addition to a design strategy. Hybrid materials such as those with functionally graded prope...

    Authors: Marjan Bahraminasab
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:69
  40. Increasing evidence has demonstrated the correlation between hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) prognosis and RNA binding proteins (RBPs) dysregulation. Thus, we aimed to develop and validate a reliable prognostic...

    Authors: Chunmiao Kang, Xuanhui Jia and Hongsheng Liu
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:68
  41. Balance control deteriorates with age and nearly 30% of the elderly population in the United States reports stability problems. Postural stability is an integral task to daily living reliant upon the control o...

    Authors: Angel Cerda-Lugo, Alejandro González, Antonio Cardenas and Davide Piovesan
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:67
  42. Chest CT screening as supplementary means is crucial in diagnosing novel coronavirus pneumonia (COVID-19) with high sensitivity and popularity. Machine learning was adept in discovering intricate structures fr...

    Authors: Chenglong Liu, Xiaoyang Wang, Chenbin Liu, Qingfeng Sun and Wenxian Peng
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:66
  43. The progressive evolution in hip replacement research is directed to follow the principles of bone and soft tissue sparing surgery. Regarding hip implants, a renewed interest has been raised towards short unce...

    Authors: I. Tatani, P. Megas, A. Panagopoulos, I. Diamantakos, Ph. Nanopoulos and Sp. Pantelakis
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:65
  44. Fear of falling (FoF) is defined as a lasting concern about falling that causes a person to limit or even stop the daily activities that he/she is capable of. Seventy percent of Parkinson’s disease (PD) patien...

    Authors: Ehsan Pourghayoomi, Saeed Behzadipour, Mehdi Ramezani, Mohammad Taghi Joghataei and Gholam Ali Shahidi
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:64
  45. Chest CT is used for the assessment of the severity of patients infected with novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). We collected chest CT scans of 202 patients diagnosed with the COVID-19, and try to develop a ra...

    Authors: Zekuan Yu, Xiaohu Li, Haitao Sun, Jian Wang, Tongtong Zhao, Hongyi Chen, Yichuan Ma, Shujin Zhu and Zongyu Xie
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:63
  46. Alveolar cleft is a type of cleft lip and palate that seriously affects the physical and mental health of patients. In this study, a model of the alveolar cleft phenotype was established in rabbits to evaluate...

    Authors: Xue-Cheng Sun, Hu Wang, Jian-hui Li, Dan Zhang, Li-Qiang Yin, Yu-Fang Yan, Xu Ma and Hong-Fei Xia
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:62
  47. Nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) has been successfully used for electroencephalography (EEG) spectral analysis. Since NMF was proposed in the 1990s, many adaptive algorithms have been developed. However,...

    Authors: Guoqiang Hu, Tianyi Zhou, Siwen Luo, Reza Mahini, Jing Xu, Yi Chang and Fengyu Cong
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:61
  48. General anesthesia can affect intestinal function, but there is no objective, practical and effective indicator to evaluate the inhibition and recovery of intestinal function. The main objectives of this study...

    Authors: Guojing Wang, Mingjun Wang, Hongyun Liu, Suping Zhao, Lu Liu and Weidong Wang
    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2020 19:60