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  1. Content type: Research

    Tendon motion, which is commonly observed using ultrasound imaging, is one of the most important features used in tendinopathy diagnosis. However, speckle noise and out-of-plane issues make the tracking proces...

    Authors: Bo-I Chuang, Jian-Han Hsu, Li-Chieh Kuo, I-Ming Jou, Fong-Chin Su and Yung-Nien Sun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:47

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    Gravity is omnipresent on Earth; however, humans in space, such as astronauts at the International Space Station, experience microgravity. Long-term exposure to microgravity is considered to elicit physiologic...

    Authors: Yoon Jae Kim, Ae Jin Jeong, Myungjoon Kim, Chiwon Lee, Sang-Kyu Ye and Sungwan Kim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:48

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    The invasive fractional flow reserve has been considered the gold standard for identifying ischaemia-related stenosis in patients with suspected coronary artery disease. Determining non-invasive FFR based on c...

    Authors: Changzheng Shi, Dong Zhang, Kunlin Cao, Tao Zhang, Liangping Luo, Xin Liu and Heye Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:43

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    Safe robot-assisted intervention using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance requires the precise control of assistive devices, and most currently available tools are rarely MRI-compatible. To obtain high ...

    Authors: Peyman Shokrollahi, James M. Drake and Andrew A. Goldenberg

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:45

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    Mammography is one of the most popular tools for early detection of breast cancer. Contour of breast mass in mammography is very important information to distinguish benign and malignant mass. Contour of benig...

    Authors: Haixia Li, Xianjing Meng, Tingwen Wang, Yuchun Tang and Yilong Yin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:44

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  6. Content type: Research

    The aim of this paper was to establish a minimally invasive method for deriving the left ventricular time varying elastance (TVE) curve beat-by-beat, the monitoring of which’s inter-beat evolution could add si...

    Authors: Shaun Davidson, Chris Pretty, Antoine Pironet, Shun Kamoi, Joel Balmer, Thomas Desaive and J. Geoffrey Chase

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:42

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  7. Content type: Research

    Cytoskeleton is a highly dynamic network that helps to maintain the rigidity of a cell, and the mechanical properties of a cell are closely related to many cellular functions. This paper presents a new method ...

    Authors: Guohua Bai, Ying Li, Henry K. Chu, Kaiqun Wang, Qiulin Tan, Jijun Xiong and Dong Sun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:41

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  8. Content type: Research

    In this study, starch and polycaprolactone (PCL), composite nanofibers were fabricated by co-axial needle electrospinning technique. Processing parameters such as polymer concentration, flow rate and voltage h...

    Authors: B. Komur, F. Bayrak, N. Ekren, M. S. Eroglu, F. N. Oktar, Z. A. Sinirlioglu, S. Yucel, O. Guler and O. Gunduz

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:40

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  9. Content type: Research

    Dual-source computed tomography (DSCT) is a very effective way for diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. The quantitative information of spatiotemporal DSCT images can be important for the evaluation of ca...

    Authors: Xuesong Lu, Rongqian Yang, Qinlan Xie, Shanxing Ou, Yunfei Zha and Defeng Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:39

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  10. Content type: Research

    Epiretinal prosthesis is one device for the treatment of blindness, which target retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) by electrodes on retinal surface. The stimulating current of epiretinal prosthesis is an important...

    Authors: Jing Wu, Menghua Jin and Qingli Qiao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:38

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  11. Content type: Research

    Studies have shown that turning is associated with more instability than straight walking and instability increases with turning angles. However, the precise relationship of changes in stability with the curva...

    Authors: Rui Xu, Xin Wang, Jiajia Yang, Feng He, Xin Zhao, Hongzhi Qi, Peng Zhou and Dong Ming

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:37

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  12. Content type: Review

    Current clinically accepted technologies for cancer treatment still have limitations which lead to the exploration of new therapeutic methods. Since the past few decades, the hyperthermia treatment has attract...

    Authors: Suriyanto, E. Y. K. Ng and S. D. Kumar

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:36

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  13. Content type: Research

    The human gleno-humeral joint is normally represented as a spherical hinge and its center of rotation is used to construct humerus anatomical axes and as reduction point for the computation of the internal joi...

    Authors: M. Crabolu, D. Pani, L. Raffo, M. Conti, P. Crivelli and A. Cereatti

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:34

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  14. Content type: Review

    Cardiac dysfunction constitutes common cardiovascular health issues in the society, and has been an investigation topic of strong focus by researchers in the medical imaging community. Diagnostic modalities ba...

    Authors: Kelvin K. L. Wong, Defeng Wang, Jacky K. L. Ko, Jagannath Mazumdar, Thu-Thao Le and Dhanjoo Ghista

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:35

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    There have been concerns that Electromagnetic security systems such as walk-through metal detectors (WTMDs) can potentially cause electromagnetic interference (EMI) in certain active medical devices including ...

    Authors: Joshua Guag, Bisrat Addissie and Donald Witters

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:33

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  16. Content type: Research

    In diffuse optical tomography (DOT), the image reconstruction is often an ill-posed inverse problem, which is even more severe for breast DOT since there are considerably increasing unknowns to reconstruct wit...

    Authors: Bingyuan Wang, Wenbo Wan, Yihan Wang, Wenjuan Ma, Limin Zhang, Jiao Li, Zhongxing Zhou, Huijuan Zhao and Feng Gao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:32

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  17. Content type: Research

    The sequence of Q, R, and S peaks (QRS) complex detection is a crucial procedure in electrocardiogram (ECG) processing and analysis. We propose a novel approach for QRS complex detection based on the determini...

    Authors: Salah Hamdi, Asma Ben Abdallah and Mohamed Hedi Bedoui

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:31

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  18. Content type: Research

    Haemodynamic performance of heart valve prosthesis can be defined as its ability to fully open and completely close during the cardiac cycle, neither overloading heart work nor damaging blood particles when p...

    Authors: Francesca Maria Susin, Stefania Espa, Riccardo Toninato, Stefania Fortini and Giorgio Querzoli

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:29

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  19. 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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  20. Content type: Research

    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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