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  1. Content type: Research

    Colonoscopy plays an important role in the clinical screening and management of colorectal cancer. The traditional ‘see one, do one, teach one’ training style for such invasive procedure is resource intensive ...

    Authors: Tingxi Wen, David Medveczky, Jackie Wu and Jianhuang Wu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:9

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    Open reduction and internal fixation of proximal humerus fractures can be difficult to achieve adequate, complication free results due to osteopenia of the proximal humerus and unstable fracture patterns. This...

    Authors: Ali Jabran, Chris Peach, Zhenmin Zou and Lei Ren

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:10

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    Muscular performance is an important factor for the mechanical stability of lumbar spine in humans, in which, the co-contraction of lumbar muscles plays a key role. We hypothesized that when executing differen...

    Authors: Wenjing Du, Huihui Li, Olatunji Mumini Omisore, Lei Wang, Wenmin Chen and Xiangjun Sun

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:8

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    Extracellular matrices (ECMs) are often used in reconstructive surgery to enhance tissue regeneration and remodeling. Sutures and staples are currently used to fix ECMs to tissue although they can be invasive ...

    Authors: Samuel J. Frost, Damia Mawad, Richard Wuhrer, Simon Myers and Antonio Lauto

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:7

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    Hippocampal atrophy is a supportive feature for the diagnosis of probable Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, even for an expert neuroradiologist, tracing the hippocampus and measuring its volume is a time cons...

    Authors: Nicola Amoroso, Marianna La Rocca, Roberto Bellotti, Annarita Fanizzi, Alfonso Monaco and Sabina Tangaro

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:6

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  6. Content type: Research

    Thermally significant blood flows into locally cooled diseased tissues and warm them during cryosurgery so that the iceball is often hard to cover the whole diseased volume. This paper is aimed at investigatin...

    Authors: Yong-Chang Zheng, Jun-Hong Wu, Zhi-Zhu He and Shao-Jiong Huang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:4

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    This paper presents the use of the texture matching method to measure the rabbit carotid artery elasticity value of the experimental group and control group respectively. It compares the experimental rabbits, ...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Junyi Gu, Ming Qian, Lili Niu and Dhanjoo Ghista

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:5

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  8. Content type: Research

    The multiple-breath washout (MBW) is able to provide information about the distribution of ventilation-to-volume (v/V) ratios in the lungs. However, the classical, all-parallel model may return skewed results ...

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

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:3

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  9. Content type: Research

    Two international guidelines/standards for human protection from electromagnetic fields define the specific absorption rate (SAR) averaged over 10 g of tissue as a metric for protection against localized radio...

    Authors: Sachiko Kodera, Jose Gomez-Tames and Akimasa Hirata

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2018 17:1

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  10. Content type: Research

    Red blood cells (RBCs) deform significantly and repeatedly when passing through narrow capillaries and delivering dioxygen throughout the body. Deformability of RBCs is a key characteristic, largely governed b...

    Authors: Sarah Barns, Marie Anne Balanant, Emilie Sauret, Robert Flower, Suvash Saha and YuanTong Gu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:140

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    R-wave synchronised atrial pacing is an effective temporary pacing therapy in infants with postoperative junctional ectopic tachycardia. In the technique currently used, adverse short or long intervals between...

    Authors: Andreas Entenmann, Miriam Michel, Bruno Ismer and Roman Gebauer

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:139

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    Results of finite element (FE) analyses can give insight into musculoskeletal diseases if physiological boundary conditions, which include the muscle forces during specific activities of daily life, are consid...

    Authors: Arnaud Diffo Kaze, Stefan Maas, Pierre-Jean Arnoux, Claude Wolf and Dietrich Pape

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:138

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    This paper presents quantitative analysis of blood flow shear stress by measuring the carotid arterial wall shear stress (WSS) and the intima-media thickness (IMT) of experimental rabbits fed with high-fat fee...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Junyi Gu, Ming Qian, Lili Niu, Hui Zhou and Dhanjoo Ghista

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:137

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    Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, in which obvious curves are visible in radiographic images, is also seen in combination with lumps in the back. These lumps contribute to inclination, which can be measured by ...

    Authors: Hsuan-Hsiao Ma, Ching-Lung Tai, Lih-Huei Chen, Chi-Chien Niu, Wen-Jer Chen and Po-Liang Lai

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:136

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    Dry eye syndrome is one of the most common ocular diseases, and meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the leading cause of evaporative dry eye syndrome. When the tear film lipid layer becomes thin due to obstru...

    Authors: Hyeonha Hwang, Hee-Jae Jeon, Kin Choong Yow, Ho Sik Hwang and EuiHeon Chung

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:135

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    Human adipose-derived stem cells (hADSCs) are capable of differentiating into many cells such as cardiac cells. Different types of inducers are used for cardiac cell differentiation, but this question still re...

    Authors: Zahra Bagheri-Hosseinabadi, Parvin Salehinejad and Seyed Alireza Mesbah-Namin

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:134

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    Ocular images play an essential role in ophthalmological diagnoses. Having an imbalanced dataset is an inevitable issue in automated ocular diseases diagnosis; the scarcity of positive samples always tends to ...

    Authors: Jiewei Jiang, Xiyang Liu, Kai Zhang, Erping Long, Liming Wang, Wangting Li, Lin Liu, Shuai Wang, Mingmin Zhu, Jiangtao Cui, Zhenzhen Liu, Zhuoling Lin, Xiaoyan Li, Jingjing Chen, Qianzhong Cao, Jing Li…

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:132

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  18. Content type: Research

    Swallowing is a continuous process with substantive interdependencies among different muscles, and it plays a significant role in our daily life. The aim of this study was to propose a novel technique based on...

    Authors: Mingxing Zhu, Bin Yu, Wanzhang Yang, Yanbing Jiang, Lin Lu, Zhen Huang, Shixiong Chen and Guanglin Li

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:133

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    The purpose of this study was to design a customized fixation plate for mandibular angle fracture using topological optimization based on the biomechanical properties of the two conventional fixation systems, ...

    Authors: Yun-feng Liu, Ying-ying Fan, Xian-feng Jiang and Dale A. Baur

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:131

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    Several methods including free-hand technique, fluoroscopic guidance, image-guided navigation, computer-assisted surgery system, robotic platform and patient’s specific templates are being used for pedicle scr...

    Authors: Farhad Azimifar, Kamran Hassani, Amir Hossein Saveh and Farhad Tabatabai Ghomsheh

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:130

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    Effect of neurofeedback training (NFT) on enhancement of cognitive function or amelioration of clinical symptoms is inconclusive. The trainability of brain rhythm using a neurofeedback system is uncertainty be...

    Authors: Ting-Ying Wei, Da-Wei Chang, You-De Liu, Chen-Wei Liu, Chung-Ping Young, Sheng-Fu Liang and Fu-Zen Shaw

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:128

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  22. Content type: Research

    Coronary arterial stenoses, particularly serial stenoses in a single branch, are responsible for complex hemodynamic properties of the coronary arterial trees, and the uncertain prognosis of invasive intervent...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Changnong Peng, Yufa Xia, Zhifan Gao, Pengcheng Xu, Xiaoqing Wang, Zhanchao Xian, Youbing Yin, Liqun Jiao, Defeng Wang, Lin Shi, Wenhua Huang, Xin Liu and Heye Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:127

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    For mechanically ventilated patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), suboptimal PEEP levels can cause ventilator induced lung injury (VILI). In particular, high PEEP and high peak inspiratory ...

    Authors: Ruby Langdon, Paul D. Docherty, Christoph Schranz and J. Geoffrey Chase

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2017 16:126

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