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  1. Content type: Research

    The last decades, rehabilitation has become a challenging context for mechatronical engineering. From the state-of-the-art it is seen that the field of prosthetics offers very promising perspectives to robotic...

    Authors: Pierre Cherelle, Victor Grosu, Manuel Cestari, Bram Vanderborght and Dirk Lefeber

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):145

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  2. Content type: Review

    This paper presents a review on design issues and solutions found in active lower limb prostheses. This review is based on a systematic literature search with a methodical search strategy. The search was carri...

    Authors: Michael Windrich, Martin Grimmer, Oliver Christ, Stephan Rinderknecht and Philipp Beckerle

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):140

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  3. Content type: Review

    Virtual reality (VR) based applications play an increasing role in motor rehabilitation. They provide an interactive and individualized environment in addition to increased motivation during motor tasks as wel...

    Authors: Luara Ferreira dos Santos, Oliver Christ, Kedar Mate, Henning Schmidt, Jörg Krüger and Christian Dohle

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):144

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  4. Content type: Research

    Current prosthetic ankle joints are designed either for walking or for running. In order to mimic the capabilities of an able-bodied, a powered prosthetic ankle for walking and running was designed. A powered ...

    Authors: Martin Grimmer, Matthew Holgate, Robert Holgate, Alexander Boehler, Jeffrey Ward, Kevin Hollander, Thomas Sugar and André Seyfarth

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):141

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  5. Content type: Research

    In product development for lower limb prosthetic devices, a set of special criteria needs to be met. Prosthetic devices have a direct impact on the rehabilitation process after an amputation with both perceive...

    Authors: Tim Schürmann, Philipp Beckerle, Julia Preller, Joachim Vogt and Oliver Christ

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):143

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  6. Content type: Research

    In transfemoral (TF) amputees, the forward propulsion of the prosthetic leg in swing has to be mainly carried out by hip muscles. With hip strength being the strongest predictor to ambulation ability, an activ...

    Authors: Veerle Creylman, Ingrid Knippels, Paul Janssen, Evelyne Biesbrouck, Knut Lechler and Louis Peeraer

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15(Suppl 3):142

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 15 Supplement 3

  7. Content type: Research

    In schizophrenia, executive dysfunction is the most critical cognitive impairment, and is associated with abnormal neural activities, especially in the frontal lobes. Complexity estimation using electroencepha...

    Authors: Yi Yu, Yun Zhao, Yajing Si, Qiongqiong Ren, Wu Ren, Changqin Jing and Hongxing Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:131

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  8. Content type: Research

    The Eigenspace-based beamformers, by orthogonal projection of signal subspace, can remove a large part of the noise, and provide better imaging contrast upon the minimum variance beamformer. However, wrong est...

    Authors: Saeid Aliabadi, Yuanyuan Wang, Jinhua Yu, Jinxin Zhao, Wei Guo and Shun Zhang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:127

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  9. Content type: Research

    Accurate synchronization between magnetic resonance imaging data acquisition and a subject’s cardiac activity (“triggering”) is essential for reducing image artifacts but conventional, contact-based methods fo...

    Authors: Nicolai Spicher, Markus Kukuk, Stefan Maderwald and Mark E. Ladd

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:126

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  10. Content type: Research

    The use of speech based data in the classification of Parkinson disease (PD) has been shown to provide an effect, non-invasive mode of classification in recent years. Thus, there has been an increased interest...

    Authors: He-Hua Zhang, Liuyang Yang, Yuchuan Liu, Pin Wang, Jun Yin, Yongming Li, Mingguo Qiu, Xueru Zhu and Fang Yan

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:122

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  11. Content type: Research

    Efficacy and high availability of surgery techniques for refractive defect correction increase the number of patients who undergo to this type of surgery. Regardless of that, with increasing age, more and more...

    Authors: Robert Koprowski, Michele Lanza and Carlo Irregolare

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:121

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  12. Content type: Research

    Accurate segmentation of blood vessels plays an important role in the computer-aided diagnosis and interventional treatment of vascular diseases. The statistical method is an important component of effective v...

    Authors: Pei Lu, Jun Xia, Zhicheng Li, Jing Xiong, Jian Yang, Shoujun Zhou, Lei Wang, Mingyang Chen and Cheng Wang

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:120

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  13. Content type: Research

    The existing techniques for simultaneous encryption and compression of images refer lossy compression. Their reconstruction performances did not meet the accuracy of medical images because most of them have no...

    Authors: Qingzhu Wang, Xiaoming Chen, Mengying Wei and Zhuang Miao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:118

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  14. Content type: Research

    Metal artifacts appearing as streaks and shadows often compromise readability of computed tomography (CT) images. Particularly in a dental CT in which high resolution imaging is crucial for precise preparation...

    Authors: Mohamed A. A. Hegazy, Min Hyoung Cho and Soo Yeol Lee

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:119

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  15. Content type: Research

    Bipolar vessel sealing is an efficient electrosurgical procedure for the occlusion of blood vessels particularly during minimally invasive surgery. Reliable knowledge of the thermal spread is crucial for a saf...

    Authors: Jay Wagenpfeil, Christina Schöllig, Volker Mayer, Ronny Feuer, Bernhard Nold, Alexander Neugebauer, Michael Ederer, Ralf Rothmund, Bernhard Krämer, Sara Brucker, Markus Enderle, Oliver Sawodny and Julia Rex

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:117

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  16. Content type: Research

    Tumor hypoxia is involved in every stage of solid tumor development: formation, progression, metastasis, and apoptosis. Two types of hypoxia exist in tumors—chronic hypoxia and acute hypoxia. Recent studies in...

    Authors: Chung-Wein Lee and Keith M. Stantz

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:114

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  17. Content type: Research

    Since hemodynamics plays a key role in the development and evolution of cardiovascular pathologies, physician’s decision must be based on proper monitoring of relevant physiological flow quantities.

    Authors: Kamil J. Chodzyński, Simone Gremmo, Omer F. Eker, Jacques Lalmand, Adel Aminian, Daniel Ribeiro de Sousa, Karim Zouaoui Boudjeltia and Grégory Coussement

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:113

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  18. Content type: Research

    Thoracoabdominal asynchrony is often adopted to discriminate respiratory diseases in clinics. Conventionally, Lissajous figure analysis is the most frequently used estimation of the phase difference in thoraco...

    Authors: Ya-Chen Chen and Tzu-Chien Hsiao

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:112

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  19. Content type: Research

    High order modulation and demodulation technology can solve the frequency requirement between the wireless energy transmission and data communication. In order to achieve reliable wireless data communication b...

    Authors: Yuan Yang, Nannan Quan, Jingjing Bu, Xueping Li and Ningmei Yu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:110

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  20. Content type: Research

    Amyloid β-protein (Aβ) plaque deposition is an important prevention and treatment target for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). As a noninvasive, nonradioactive and highly cost-effective clinical imaging method, magnet...

    Authors: Yongming Li, Xueru Zhu, Pin Wang, Jie Wang, Shujun Liu, Fan Li and Mingguo Qiu

    Citation: BioMedical Engineering OnLine 2016 15:108

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