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  1. Content type: Research

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a well established imaging technique with different applications in preclinical research and clinical practice. The main potential for its application lies in the possibil...

    Authors: Petra Stohanzlova and Radim Kolar

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:27

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    Since the electrocardiogram (ECG) signal has a low frequency and a weak amplitude, it is sensitive to miscellaneous mixed noises, which may reduce the diagnostic accuracy and hinder the physician’s correct dec...

    Authors: Oussama El B’charri, Rachid Latif, Khalifa Elmansouri, Abdenbi Abenaou and Wissam Jenkal

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:26

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    Within this manuscript a noise filtering technique for magnetic resonance image stack is presented. Magnetic resonance images are usually affected by artifacts and noise due to several reasons. Several denoisi...

    Authors: Fabio Baselice, Giampaolo Ferraioli and Vito Pascazio

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:25

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    Long-term continuous systolic blood pressure (SBP) and heart rate (HR) monitors are of tremendous value to medical (cardiovascular, circulatory and cerebrovascular management), wellness (emotional and stress t...

    Authors: Qingxue Zhang, Dian Zhou and Xuan Zeng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:23

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    In this paper, a new method is presented that combines mechanical compliance effects with Poiseuille flow and push-out effects (“dead volume”) in one single mathematical framework for calculating dosing errors...

    Authors: Maurits K. Konings, Roland A. Snijder, Joris H. Radermacher and Annemoon M. Timmerman

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:18

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    Currently, many imaging photoplethysmography (IPPG) researches have reported non-contact measurements of physiological parameters, such as heart rate (HR), respiratory rate (RR), etc. However, it is accepted t...

    Authors: Bing Wei, Xuan He, Chao Zhang and Xiaopei Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:17

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  7. Content type: Research

    In breast ultrasound elastography, tissues displacements estimation is obtained through a technique that follows the evolution of tissues under stress. However, during the acquisition of B-mode images, tissue ...

    Authors: Taher Slimi, Ines Marzouk Moussa, Tarek Kraiem and Halima Mahjoubi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:19

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  8. Content type: Research

    The biomechanical properties of the cornea should be taken into account in the refractive procedure in order to perform refractive surgery more accurately. The effects of the ablation depth and repair time on ...

    Authors: Xiaojun Wang, Xiaona Li, Weiyi Chen, Rui He, Zhipeng Gao and Pengfei Feng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:20

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  9. Content type: Research

    Anatomical atlases are 3D volumes or shapes representing an organ or structure of the human body. They contain either the prototypical shape of the object of interest together with other shapes representing i...

    Authors: Esther Dura, Juan Domingo, Guillermo Ayala, Luis Marti-Bonmati and E. Goceri

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:15

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  10. Content type: Research

    Although stents have great success of treating cardiovascular disease, it actually undermined by the in-stent restenosis and their long-term fatigue failure. The geometry of stent affects its service performan...

    Authors: Hongxia Li, Tao Liu, Minjie Wang, Danyang Zhao, Aike Qiao, Xue Wang, Junfeng Gu, Zheng Li and Bao Zhu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:13

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    Under-nutrition in neonates is closely linked to low body fat percentage. Undernourished neonates are exposed to immediate mortality as well as unwanted health impacts in their later life including obesity and...

    Authors: Fatin Hamimi Mustafa, Peter W. Jones and Alistair L. McEwan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:14

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  12. Content type: Research

    Taking a bath sometimes poses a risk for subjects with chronic cardiopulmonary disorders, due to the thermal effect and water pressure on his/her body. The ECG measurement would be helpful for the early recogn...

    Authors: Kosuke Motoi, Yasuhiro Yamakoshi, Takehiro Yamakoshi, Hiroaki Sakai, Naoto Tanaka and Ken-ichi Yamakoshi

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:12

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  13. Content type: Research

    Diffusion Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging (DT-MRI, also known as DTI) measures the diffusion properties of water molecules in tissues and to date is one of the main techniques that can effectively study the ...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Yu Shen, Dongyang Liu, Guoqin Li, Zhe Guo, Yangyu Fan and Yilong Niu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:9

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    To improve the accuracy of ultrasound-guided biopsy of the prostate, the non-rigid registration of magnetic resonance (MR) images onto transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) images has gained increasing attention. Mutu...

    Authors: Lun Gong, Haifeng Wang, Chengtao Peng, Yakang Dai, Min Ding, Yinghao Sun, Xiaodong Yang and Jian Zheng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:8

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    Electrode disconnection is a common occurrence during long-term monitoring of brain electrical impedance tomography (EIT) in clinical settings. The data acquisition system suffers remarkable data loss which re...

    Authors: Ge Zhang, Meng Dai, Lin Yang, Weichen Li, Haoting Li, Canhua Xu, Xuetao Shi, Xiuzhen Dong and Feng Fu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:7

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    One of the key challenges of the biomedical cyber-physical system is to combine cognitive neuroscience with the integration of physical systems to assist people with disabilities. Electroencephalography (EEG) ...

    Authors: Rifai Chai, Ganesh R. Naik, Sai Ho Ling and Hung T. Nguyen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:5

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  17. Content type: Research

    Polysomnography (PSG) is the gold standard test for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), but it incurs high costs, requires inconvenient measurements, and is limited by a one-night test. Thus, a repetitive OSA scree...

    Authors: Jaepil Kim, Taehoon Kim, Donmoon Lee, Jeong-Whun Kim and Kyogu Lee

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:6

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  18. Content type: Research

    Pressure ulcers have become subject of study in recent years due to the treatment high costs and decreased life quality from patients. These chronic wounds are related to the global life expectancy increment,...

    Authors: David P. Ortiz, Daniel Sierra-Sosa and Begoña García Zapirain

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:4

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  19. Content type: Research

    Metal objects implanted in the bodies of patients usually generate severe streaking artifacts in reconstructed images of X-ray computed tomography, which degrade the image quality and affect the diagnosis of d...

    Authors: Chengtao Peng, Bensheng Qiu, Ming Li, Yihui Guan, Cheng Zhang, Zhongyi Wu and Jian Zheng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:1

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  20. Content type: Research

    Improvements in eddy current suppression are necessary to meet the demand for increasing miniaturization of inductively driven transmission systems in industrial and biomedical applications. The high magnetic ...

    Authors: Matthias Maaß, Andreas Griessner, Viktor Steixner and Clemens Zierhofer

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:3

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  21. Content type: Research

    Over the years, a number of distinct treatments have been adopted for the management of the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD), including pharmacologic therapies and deep brain stimulation (DBS). Effic...

    Authors: Alessandro R. P. Machado, Hudson Capanema Zaidan, Ana Paula Souza Paixão, Guilherme Lopes Cavalheiro, Fábio Henrique Monteiro Oliveira, João Areis Ferreira Barbosa Júnior, Kheline Naves, Adriano Alves Pereira, Janser Moura Pereira, Nader Pouratian, Xiaoyi Zhuo, Andrew O’Keeffe, Justin Sharim, Yvette Bordelon, Laurice Yang, Marcus Fraga Vieira…

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:169

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  22. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study is to research the lesion outline and temperature field in different ways in atrial radiofrequency ablation by using finite element method.

    Authors: Zhen Tian, Qun Nan, Xiaohui Nie, Tong Dong and Ruirui Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):124

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  23. Content type: Research

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a kind of dangerous aortic vascular disease, which is characterized by abdominal aorta partial enlargement. At present, endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) is one of the main...

    Authors: Jie Li, Xiaopeng Tian, Zhenze Wang, Jiang Xiong, Yubo Fan, Xiaoyan Deng, Anqiang Sun and Xiao Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):135

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  24. Content type: Research

    During coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), the ratio of powers of the fundamental frequency and its first harmonic (F0/H1) in fast Fourier transformation (FFT) analysis of the graft’s flow waves has been u...

    Authors: Boyan Mao, Wenxin Wang, Zhou Zhao, Xi Zhao, Lanlan Li, Huixia Zhang and Youjun Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):129

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  25. Content type: Research

    The anatomical configurations of respiratory tract would be directly associated with their ventilatory function. It is necessary to fully understand the association between airway configurations and their func...

    Authors: Shen Yu, Jizhe Wang, Xiuzhen Sun and Yingxi Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):164

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  26. Content type: Research

    This study is to investigate the influence of hemodynamics on Stanford type-A aortic dissection with different tear size and location, to provide some support for the relationships between the risks (rupture, ...

    Authors: Yue Shi, Minjia Zhu, Yu Chang, Huanyu Qiao and Yongmin Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):128

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  27. Content type: Research

    PM2.5 is an important factor to affect the patients with respiratory and cardiovascular diseases. Clinical studies have found that the morbidity and mortality of patients with heart failure (HF) have a close r...

    Authors: Tiantian Zhang, Bin Gao, Zhixiang Zhou and Yu Chang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):138

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  28. Content type: Research

    Knee valgus and varus morbidity is at the second top place in children lower limb deformity diseases. It may cause abnormal stress distribution. The magnitude and location of contact forces on tibia plateau du...

    Authors: Jun Sun, Songhua Yan, Yan Jiang, Duo Wai-chi Wong, Ming Zhang, Jizhou Zeng and Kuan Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):158

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  29. Content type: Research

    Exercise has been found to either reduce or increase arterial stiffness. Land-based exercise modalities have been documented as effective physical therapies to decrease arterial stiffness. However, these land-...

    Authors: Wen-Xue Yuan, Hai-Bin Liu, Feng-Shan Gao, Yan-Xia Wang and Kai-Rong Qin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):151

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  30. Content type: Research

    Basilar invagination (BI) combined with atlantoaxial dislocation (AAD) leads to foramen magnum stenosis and medullary spinal cord compression, causing nerve dysfunction. The purpose of the surgery is to remove...

    Authors: Xuefeng Bo, Weida Wang, Zan Chen and Zhicheng Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):168

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  31. Content type: Research

    Endovascular intervention using a stent is a mainstream treatment for cerebral aneurysms. To assess the effect of intervention strategies on aneurysm hemodynamics, we have developed a fast virtual stenting (FV...

    Authors: Qianqian Zhang, Zhuangyuan Meng, Ying Zhang, Kai Yao, Jian Liu, Yisen Zhang, Linkai Jing, Xinjian Yang, Nikhil Paliwal, Hui Meng and Shengzhang Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):125

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  32. Content type: Research

    Mechanical load-induced intraosseous pressure gradients may result in some fluid stimuli effects, such as fluid flow and fluid shear stress (FSS), which may enable bone cells to detect external mechanical sign...

    Authors: Xiaogang Wu, Ningning Wang, Zhaowei Wang, Weilun Yu, Yanqin Wang, Yuan Guo and Weiyi Chen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):149

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  33. Content type: Research

    Flow diverter (FD) intervention is an emerging endovascular technique for treating intracranial aneurysms. High flow-diversion efficiency is desired to accelerate thrombotic occlusion inside the aneurysm; howe...

    Authors: Mingzi Zhang, Hitomi Anzai, Bastien Chopard and Makoto Ohta

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):159

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  34. Content type: Research

    Binding of P-selectin to P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 (PSGL-1) makes neutrophils roll on and adhere to inflammatory site. Intracellular calcium bursting of adhered neutrophils is a key event for subsequent...

    Authors: Bing Huang, Yingchen Ling, Jiangguo Lin, Ying Fang and Jianhua Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):153

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  35. Content type: Research

    Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) has become an alternative treatment for end-stage heart failure patients. Series type of LVAD, as a novel LVAD, has attracted more and more attention. The hemodynamic effe...

    Authors: Qi Zhang, Bin Gao and Yu Chang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):163

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  36. Content type: Research

    Modeling neo-aortic valve for arterial switch surgical planning to simulate the neo-aortic valve closure performance.

    Authors: Zhaoyong Gu, Youlian Pan, Aike Qiao, Xingjian Hu, Nianguo Dong, Xiaofeng Li, Yinglong Liu and Deguang Shang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):150

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  37. Content type: Research

    Sequential and single grafting are two surgical procedures of coronary artery bypass grafting. However, it remains unclear if the sequential graft can be used between the right and left coronary artery system....

    Authors: Wenxin Wang, Boyan Mao, Haoran Wang, Xueying Geng, Xi Zhao, Huixia Zhang, Jinsheng Xie, Zhou Zhao, Bo Lian and Youjun Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):132

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  38. Content type: Research

    The intraocular pressure (IOP) is maintained through a dynamic equilibrium between the production and drainage of aqueous humor. Elevation of intraocular pressure is mainly caused by the blocking of aqueous hu...

    Authors: Jing Zhang, Lin Ren, Xi Mei, Qiang Xu, Wei Zheng and Zhicheng Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):162

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  39. Content type: Research

    With the development of left ventricular assist device (LVAD), the long-term support has been paid more attention by various researchers. According to previous researches, the combination of LVAD and pharmacol...

    Authors: Kaiyun Gu, Bin Gao, Yu Chang and Yi Zeng

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):123

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2

  40. Content type: Research

    The multi-contrast assessment of the carotid artery wall has become an important diagnostic tool for the characterization of atherosclerotic plaque and vessel wall thickening. For providing the required T1-, T...

    Authors: Jian Zhu, Axel Bornstedt, Nico Merkle, Naifeng Liu, Wolfgang Rottbauer, Genshan Ma and Volker Rasche

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 2):165

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 2