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  1. Content type: Research

    The goal of this paper is to present a computational fluid dynamic (CFD) model with moving boundaries to study the intraventricular flows in a patient-specific framework. Starting from the segmentation of real...

    Authors: A. M. Bavo, A. M. Pouch, J. Degroote, J. Vierendeels, J. H. Gorman, R. C. Gorman and P. Segers

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:107

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    The endothelial function has been proven to be an important factor in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, hypertension and heart failure. The flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) of the peripheral artery is an en...

    Authors: Shing-Hong Liu, Jia-Jung Wang, Da-Chuan Cheng, Chun-Hung Su and Tzu-Hsin Lin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:106

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    Microelectrode array (MEA) is a widely used technique to study for example the functional properties of neuronal networks derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESC-NN). With hESC-NN, we can investigate the...

    Authors: Kerstin Lenk, Barbara Priwitzer, Laura Ylä-Outinen, Lukas H. B. Tietz, Susanna Narkilahti and Jari A. K. Hyttinen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:105

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  4. Content type: Research

    Inhaled nitric oxide (NO) is a selective pulmonary vasodilator used primarily in the critical care setting for patients concurrently supported by invasive or noninvasive positive pressure ventilation. NO deliv...

    Authors: Andrew R. Martin, Chris Jackson, Samuel Fromont, Chloe Pont, Ira M. Katz and Georges Caillobotte

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:103

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  5. Content type: Review

    Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading cause of death today, incorporates a wide range of cardiovascular system malfunctions that affect heart functionality. It is believed that the hemodynamic loads exerte...

    Authors: Siamak N. Doost, Dhanjoo Ghista, Boyang Su, Liang Zhong and Yosry S. Morsi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:101

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  6. Content type: Research

    This study focuses on osteoarthritis (OA), which affects millions of adults and occurs in knee cartilage. Diagnosis of OA requires accurate segmentation of cartilage structures. Existing approaches to cartilag...

    Authors: Chunsoo Ahn, Toan Duc Bui, Yong-woo Lee, Jitae Shin and Hyunjin Park

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:99

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  7. Content type: Research

    Composition of atherosclerotic arterial walls is rich in lipids such as cholesterol, unlike normal arterial walls. In this study, we aimed to utilize this difference to diagnose atherosclerosis via multispectr...

    Authors: Cassandra Su Lyn Ho, Toshikatsu Horiuchi, Hiroaki Taniguchi, Araya Umetsu, Kohsuke Hagisawa, Keiichi Iwaya, Kanji Nakai, Amalina Azmi, Natasha Zulaziz, Azran Azhim, Nariyoshi Shinomiya and Yuji Morimoto

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:98

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  8. Content type: Review

    Teleoperated medical robotic systems allow procedures such as surgeries, treatments, and diagnoses to be conducted across short or long distances while utilizing wired and/or wireless communication networks. T...

    Authors: Sotiris Avgousti, Eftychios G. Christoforou, Andreas S. Panayides, Sotos Voskarides, Cyril Novales, Laurence Nouaille, Constantinos S. Pattichis and Pierre Vieyres

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:96

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  9. Content type: Research

    Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is a life threatening situation where the first person performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) most often is a bystander without medical training. Some existing smartphone...

    Authors: Kjersti Engan, Thomas Hinna, Tom Ryen, Tonje S. Birkenes and Helge Myklebust

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:95

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  10. Content type: Research

    Misalignment in cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) images can adversely affect three-dimensional left ventricle modelling and downstream quantitative analysis. Currently, there are two types of approaches for de...

    Authors: Min Wan, Wei Huang, Jun-Mei Zhang, Xiaodan Zhao, John Carson Allen, Ru San Tan, Xiaofeng Wan and Liang Zhong

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:93

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  11. Content type: Research

    Clinical success of total ankle arthroplasty depends heavily on the available information on the morphology of the bones, often obtained from measurements on planar radiographs. The current study aimed to eval...

    Authors: Chien-Chung Kuo, Hsuan-Lun Lu, Tung-Wu Lu, Alberto Leardini, Mei-Ying Kuo and Horng-Chaung Hsu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:92

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  12. Content type: Research

    Coronary hemodynamics and physiology specific for bifurcation lesions was not well understood. To investigate the influence of the bifurcation angle on the intracoronary hemodynamics of side branch (SB) lesion...

    Authors: Claudio Chiastra, Francesco Iannaccone, Maik J. Grundeken, Frank J. H. Gijsen, Patrick Segers, Matthieu De Beule, Patrick W. Serruys, Joanna J. Wykrzykowska, Antonius F. W. van der Steen and Jolanda J. Wentzel

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:91

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  13. Content type: Research

    Many methods have been proposed to assess the stability of human postural balance by using a force plate. While most of these approaches characterize postural stability by extracting features from the trajecto...

    Authors: Chih-Yuan Hong, Lan-Yuen Guo, Rong Song, Mark L. Nagurka, Jia-Li Sung and Chen-Wen Yen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:90

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  14. Content type: Research

    This work presents a generalized technique to estimate pulmonary ventilation-to-volume (v/V) distributions using the multiple-breath nitrogen washout, in which both tidal volume (V ...

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

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:89

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  15. Content type: Research

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is widely used in ophthalmology for viewing the morphology of the retina, which is important for disease detection and assessing therapeutic effect. The diagnosis of retinal ...

    Authors: Dongmei Fu, Hejun Tong, Shuang Zheng, Ling Luo, Fulin Gao and Jiri Minar

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:87

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  16. Content type: Research

    Osseointegration refers to the direct connection between living bone and the surface of a load-bearing artificial implant. Porous implants with well-controlled porosity and pore size can enhance osseointegrati...

    Authors: Wei Peng, Liangwei Xu, Jia You, Lihua Fang and Qing Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:85

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  17. Content type: Research

    Magnetic fields may potentially interfere with the function of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices. Sterile magnetic drapes used to hold surgical instruments are often placed on the patient’s thorax,...

    Authors: Valerie Zaphiratos, Hubert Chiasson, Pierre Drolet, Bruno Benzaquen, Jacques Lapointe and Louis-Philippe Fortier

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:83

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  18. Content type: Research

    Blood oxygen saturation of vein (SvO2) is an important clinical parameter for patient monitoring. However, the existing clinical methods are invasive, expensive, which are also painful for patients.

    Authors: Xu Zhang, Meimei Zhang, Shengkun Zheng, Liqi Wang and Jilun Ye

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:84

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