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  1. Content type: Research

    Intra-body communication (IBC) is one of the highlights in studies of body area networks. The existing IBC studies mainly focus on human channel characteristics of the physical layer, transceiver design for th...

    Authors: Yue-Ming Gao, Heng-fei Zhang, Shi Lin, Rui-Xin Jiang, Zhi-Ying Chen, Željka Lučev Vasić, Mang-I Vai, Min Du, Mario Cifrek and Sio-Hang Pun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:71

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    Air ions are molecules of air that have become ionized—that is, they have either lost or gained an electrical charge. Past speculation has suggested that exposure to positive air ions may be harmful to one’s h...

    Authors: William H. Bailey, Amy Lavin Williams and Megan Jeanne Leonhard

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:72

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    Fractional flow reverse (FFR) is the gold standard assessment of the hemodynamic significance of coronary stenoses. However, it requires the catheterization of the coronary artery to determine the pressure wav...

    Authors: R. Agujetas, M. R. González-Fernández, J. M. Nogales-Asensio and J. M. Montanero

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:67

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    In longitudinal electroencephalography (EEG) studies, repeatable electrode positioning is essential for reliable EEG assessment. Conventional methods use anatomical landmarks as fiducial locations for the elec...

    Authors: Chanho Song, Sangseo Jeon, Seongpung Lee, Ho-Gun Ha, Jonghyun Kim and Jaesung Hong

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:64

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    In this paper, we aim to investigate the effect of computer-aided triage system, which is implemented for the health checkup of lung lesions involving tens of thousands of chest X-rays (CXRs) that are required...

    Authors: Changmiao Wang, Ahmed Elazab, Fucang Jia, Jianhuang Wu and Qingmao Hu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:63

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    Although it is important to analyze the hemodynamic factors related to the right ventricle (RV) after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation, previous studies have focused only on the alteration of...

    Authors: Jun I. K. Park, Aulia Khamas Heikhmakhtiar, Chang Hyun Kim, Yoo Seok Kim, Seong Wook Choi, Kwang Soup Song and Ki Moo Lim

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:62

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  7. Content type: Review

    Worldwide, at least 200 million people are affected by peripheral vascular diseases (PVDs), including peripheral arterial disease (PAD), chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The h...

    Authors: Elham Shabani Varaki, Gaetano D. Gargiulo, Stefania Penkala and Paul P. Breen

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:61

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    With spectral methods, noninvasive determination of blood hyperviscosity in vivo is very potential and meaningful in clinical diagnosis. In this study, 67 male subjects (41 health, and 26 hyperviscosity accord...

    Authors: Ming Liu, Jing Zhao, XiaoZuo Lu, Gang Li, Taixia Wu and LiFu Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:60

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    The use of miniaturized magneto-inertial measurement units (MIMUs) allows for an objective evaluation of gait and a quantitative assessment of clinical outcomes. Spatial and temporal parameters are generally r...

    Authors: Matilde Bertoli, Andrea Cereatti, Diana Trojaniello, Laura Avanzino, Elisa Pelosin, Silvia Del Din, Lynn Rochester, Pieter Ginis, Esther M. J. Bekkers, Anat Mirelman, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff and Ugo Della Croce

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:58

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    The occurrence of T-wave alternans in electrocardiographic signals was recently linked to susceptibility to ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. Thus, by detecting and comprehending the origins of...

    Authors: D. Janusek, J. Svehlikova, J. Zelinka, W. Weigl, R. Zaczek, G. Opolski, M. Tysler and R. Maniewski

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:57

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    The electroencephalogram (EEG) signal represents a subject’s specific brain activity patterns and is considered as an ideal biometric given its superior invisibility, non-clonality, and non-coercion. In order ...

    Authors: Qunjian Wu, Bin Yan, Ying Zeng, Chi Zhang and Li Tong

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:55

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    Hemodynamic information including peak systolic pressure (PSP) and peak systolic velocity (PSV) carry an important role in evaluation and diagnosis of congenital heart disease (CHD). Since MDCTA cannot evaluat...

    Authors: Yulei Zhu, Rui Chen, Yu-Hsiang Juan, He Li, Jingjing Wang, Zhuliang Yu and Hui Liu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:53

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    Impairments in proprioceptive mechanism with aging has been observed and associated with fall risk. The purpose of the current study was to assess proprioceptive deficits among high fall risk individuals in co...

    Authors: Nima Toosizadeh, Hossein Ehsani, Marco Miramonte and Jane Mohler

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:51

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    Modelling and simulation may become clinically applicable tools for detailed evaluation of the cardiovascular system and clinical decision-making to guide therapeutic intervention. Models based on pressure–vol...

    Authors: Massimo Capoccia, Silvia Marconi, Sanjeet Avtaar Singh, Domenico M. Pisanelli and Claudio De Lazzari

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:52

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    Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is very important, and MRI is an effective imaging mode of Alzheimer’s disease. There are many existing studies on the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease based on MRI data. ...

    Authors: Xiaoheng Tan, Yuchuan Liu, Yongming Li, Pin Wang, Xiaoping Zeng, Fang Yan and Xinke Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:49

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    Calcaneal fractures account for around 2% of all fractures and most of them are intra-articular fractures. Many implants have been used in the fixation of calcaneal fractures, but their biomechanical stability...

    Authors: Ming Ni, Jiong Mei, Kun Li, Wenxin Niu and Ming Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:50

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