Biomedical Engineering

216

2008  Issue
Editor-In-Chief(s): Prof. Andreas Hierlemann
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ISSN (Online): 1929-980x

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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-013

Modelling and Measurement of Odour Transportation within the Human Nasal Cavity
J.W. Gardner, S. Nadarajan, and P. Kimber (UK)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-018

Development of Micro Actuator with Cultured Muscle Cell
S. Hashimoto, T. Fujisato, H. Tsutsui, M. Yoshiura, S. Uto, S. Mochizuki, M. Ohsuga, K. Akazawa, H. Kobayashi, T. Kawai, K. Yamasaki, H. Kondo, K. Imoto, J. Takase, H. Hayashi, M. Okada, H. Otani, and K. Yoshinaka (Japan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-019

Effect of Aortic Diameter on the Biomechanical Properties of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms
D.P. Sokolis, E.P. Kritharis, R.P. Deveja, and D.C. Iliopoulos (Greece)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-020

Directional Differences in the Biomechanical Properties of Ascending Aortic Aneurysms
E.P. Kritharis, D.C. Iliopoulos, R.P. Deveja, and D.P. Sokolis (Greece)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-023

Looking for Differences in Postural Control Systems: Young Students versus Pensioners
J. Rasku and M. Juhola (Finland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-024

Comparison of Gait Parameters in Patients with Total Hip Arthroplasty Following Direct Lateral and Anterolateral Surgical Approach
R.M. Kiss and Á. Illyés (Hungary)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-026

Design Concepts of Wearable Optical Topography System for Imaging Brain Activity
M. Kiguchi, H. Atsumori, A. Obata, H. Sato, T. Katura, and A. Maki (Japan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-027

Efficient GPU-Accelerated Elastic Image Registration
D. Ruijters, B.M. ter Haar-Romeny (The Netherlands), and P. Suetens (Belgium)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-030

Contourlet Transform based Complex Diffusion for Ultrasonic Speckle Reduction
J. Yu and Y. Wang (PRC)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-034

Simulation of the Dissolved Oxygen Concentration and the pH Value at the O2-FET
J. Wiest, S. Blank, M. Brischwein, H. Grothe, and B. Wolf (Germany)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-036

PrimerDB: A Synthetic Database for Primer/Oligonucleotide Hybridization and Efficiency Prediction
R. Singh, S. Kumar, and L. Gupta (India)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-040

A Wireless Monitoring System for Health Care Applications
E. Pinheiro and O. Postolache (Portugal)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-041

GPU-Accelerated Digitally Reconstructed Radiographs
D. Ruijters, B.M. ter Haar-Romeny (The Netherlands), and P. Suetens (Belgium)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-044

Study of Morphologic Response of Chondrocytes to Uniaxial Compression of Articular Cartilage
J.P. Wu, T.B. Kirk, N. Milne, and P.M. Delaney (Australia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-045

Wavelet based Denoising for Images Degraded by Poisson Noise
T. Shimamura, S. Eda, T. Ito, Y. Kuwano, and Y. Takahashi (Japan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-046

Fracture Healing Diagnosis by Neural Network
A. Lesniewska and W. Choromanski (Poland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-048

Comparison of Weight and Pressure Measuring Techniques for Uroflowmetry
K.-A. Kim, S.-S. Choi, S.-J. Lee, K.-S. Park, S.-J. Yun, W.-J. Kim, and E.-J. Cha (Korea)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-049

Wearable Body Sensor Network for Continuous Context-Related Pulse Arrival Time Monitoring
J. Muehlsteff, J. Espina, M.A.A. Alonso, X. Aubert, and T. Falck (Germany)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-050

Comparison of Control Theoretic Properties of Models of Antiangiogenic Therapy
A. Swierniak (Poland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-051

Multimodal Medical Image Registration using Geometric Flow and Gabor Filter
Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Yu, and S. Yang (PRC)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-052

A Study of the Vasodilatation by the Ultrasound Thermal Effects
S.M. Kim, M.P. Lee, B.C. Choi, W.S. Jung, H.S. Bae, S.H. Park, and S.H. Kang (Korea)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-054

Study of Left Ventricle Pressure-Volume Loops in Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Utilizing Cardiovascular Electronic Modeling
M. Abdolrazaghi, M.N. Bakhsh, and K. Hassani (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-055

Ambulatory Care Delivery for Chronic Disease Management
J. Boyle, N. Bidargaddi, A. Sarela, and M. Karunanithi (Australia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-056

Hardware Accelerator for Computing 3-D DFT in Medical Image Processing
S. Jabeen and A. Tariq (Pakistan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-057

Classical Conditioning Modelling
L. Houdová (Czech Republic)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-059

Contemporary Scientific and Design Analysis Applied to Traditional Surgical Instruments
G. Thomson and X. Wu (UK)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-060

Integrity of Colorectal Anastomosis: A Review of Technological Assets
V. Fernandez, G. Thomson, A. Slade, and J. Vorstius (UK)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-061

Development of Optical Tissue Phantoms for the Evaluation of the Thickness of Pigmented Skin Lesions by a Conveniently Purpose-Modified Digital Camera: Numerical Simulations and Experimental Measures
A. Mazzoli, R. Munaretto, and L. Scalise (Italy)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-062

Detection of Sensor Wearing Positions for Accelerometry-based Daily Activity Assessment
B. Yin and A.H.C. Goris (The Netherlands)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-065

When to Measure Blood Glucose Cohort-Specific Glycaemic Control
U. Pielmeier, S. Andreassen (Denmark), and J.G. Chase (New Zealand)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-066

Receptor-based Models of Insulin Saturation Dynamics
S. Andreassen, U. Pielmeier (Denmark), and G. Chase (New Zealand)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-067

Innovative Arbitrary Waveform Defibrillator for Cardiac Electrophysiology Research
M. Triventi, E. Mattei, A. Delogu, F. Censi, G. Calcagnini, P. Bartolini (Italy), F. Aguel, S. Jayna, and V. Krauthamer (USA)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-068

Sensorised Compliant Structures with Adjustable Stiffness
I. Gavrilova, M. Feustel, W. Scheibner, C. Schilling, and H. Witte (Germany)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-070

Numerical FDTD Models of Electromagnetic Field Generated by the RF Coil of an MRI Scanner: Comparison Among Different Solutions
E. Mattei, G. Calcagnini, M. Triventi, F. Censi, and P. Bartolini (Italy)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-071

Integration of the Circle of Willis into Avolio's Model of the Arterial Haemodynamics
M. Schwarz, M.P. Nguyen, U. Kiencke, C. Heilmann, R. Klemm, C. Benk, F. Beyersdorf, and H.-J. Busch (Germany)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-072

Dynamic Validation of the Estimates Obtained by Lumbar Infusion Test in Hydrocephalic Patients
K. Cieslicki, T. Krol (Poland), and S. Piechnik (UK)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-073

Detection of Saccadic Eye Movements using the Order Statistic Constant False Alarm Rate Technique
P.-H. Niemenlehto and M. Juhola (Finland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-076

Enhanced Feature Selection Algorithm using Ant Colony Optimization and Fuzzy Memberships
R.N. Khushaba, A. AlSukker, A. Al-Ani, and A. Al-Jumaily (Australia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-079

A Level Set based Hybrid Framework for Confocal Image Segmentation
Q. Xue, S. Degrelle, J. Wang, I. Hue, and M. Guillomot (France)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-082

Ultrasound Guided Transperineal Robotic Biopsy System for the Prostate
P. Mohani, H. Ho, D. Li, E.W. Lim, W. Lau, C. Cheng, and W.S. Ng (Singapore)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-087

Assessing Communication Processes within Integrated Health Information Systems
S. Saboor and E. Ammenwerth (Austria)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-088

The Effects of Footwear on Impact Force during Running: A Model-based Study
A.A. Zadpoor and A.A. Nikooyan (The Netherlands)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-089

Evolution of the In-Shoe Temperature during Walking and Running
R. Taiar, M. Rebay (France), G. Vannozzi, G. Sanna, and A. Cappozzo (Italy)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-090

A Rate-Dependent Linear Modelling Approach for Pathological Tremor Applications
M. Rank, O. Stursberg (Germany), and W.T. Ang (Singapore)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-094

Swarm Intelligence in Myoelectric Control: Particle Swarm based Dimensionality Reduction
R.N. Khushaba, A. Al-Ani, and A. Al-Jumaily (Australia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-100

Detection of Detrimental Effects on Health in Point-of-Care Scenarios using a Multiparametric Biosensor
M. Schmidhuber, J. Wiest, D. Grundl, M. Brückl, N. Büchels, and B. Wolf (Germany)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-101

Soft Lithographic Production of Electroactive Polyvinylidene Fluoride Microstructures for BioMEMS Technologies
D. Gallego, N. Ferrell, N. Higuita, and D.J. Hansford (USA)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-103

Non Linear Behavior of Articular Ligaments: Formulation with the Microplane Theory
E. Blangino, S. Valente, and M. Barba (Argentina)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-111

Investigation of Human Skin Collagen Distribution in Response to Polarized Laser by Ellipsometry
H. Fattahi, R. Tahvildari, A. Amjadi, and M.B. Nejhad (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-112

Fuzzy Clustering of Transient Evoked OtoAcoustic Emission Signals based on K-Nearest Neighbours Rule
M.N. Hosseini, A.H. Jafari, S. Fazeli, and S. Mahmoudian (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-115

Mechanical Analysis of Overdenture Fixation
E. Blangino, C. Araoz, and M. Barba (Argentina)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-116

FPGA based ECG Analysis System
A. Shukla and L. Macchiarulo (USA)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-117

Development of Mobile Telemedicine System with Multi Communication Links To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate
E. Sutjiredjeki, S. Soegijoko, T.L.R. Mengko, and S. Tjondronegoro (Indonesia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-118

Carotid Doppler Signal Modeling and Representing with Time Frequency and Time Scale Energy Distributions
S. Raiesdana, S. Darvishi, and H. Behnam (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-119

3-D Dosimetry for Gamma Knife by using the Normoxic Gel
Y. Ülgen, F. Isbakan, and Z. Özen (Turkey)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-127

The Effect of EECP on the Flow Rate of Coronary Arteries in Human Blood Circulation Model
A. Mokhlesi, M.A. Khalilzadeh, G. Sadeghy, A. Moghimi, and H. Fal Soleiman (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-129

Vocal Folds Vascularization Level Analysis using Hough Transform
A. Méndez, B. García, I. Ruiz, and I. Iturricha (Spain)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-131

Phase Coding of Information in the Human Brain
V. Logar, I. Škrjanc, A. Belic, S. Brežan, B. Koritnik, and J. Zidar (Slovenia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-133

A System for the Systematic Development of Respiratory Muscle Training
S.-F. Shen, K.-H. Chang, and J.-T. Horng (Taiwan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-141

Arm Flexion and Extension Exercises using a Brain-Computer Interface and Functional Electrical Stimulation
H.G. Tan, H.H. Zhang, C.C. Wang, C.Y. Shee, W.T. Ang, and C.T. Guan (Singapore)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-143

Implementation of Hyperelastic Models for Soft Tissues in FE Program and Identification of their Parameters
J. Bursa, P. Skacel, M. Zemanek (Czech Republic), and D. Kreuter (Germany)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-144

Review of Sensors for Remote Patient Monitoring
Y. Liu and R. Sahandi (UK)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-146

Extraction of Morphological Parameters of Tissue Engineering Scaffolds using Two-Point Correlation Function
M. Haghpanahi and S. Miramini (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-148

Computing the Inductance of Coils used for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation with FPGA Devices
O. Creţ, I. Trestian (Romania), F. de Dinechin (France), L. Creţ, L. Văcariu, and R. Tudoran (Romania)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-153

Modelling Viral Infection on Population and Intracellular Level
J. Smieja (Poland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-154

Real-Time Imaging of Interaction between Microbubble and Cell under Therapeutic Ultrasound Irradiation
A. Tsukamoto, N. Yasui, Y. Watanabe, K. Furukawa, and T. Ushida (Japan)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-156

Measurement and Analysis of Millimeter-Wave Focusing Beam for Thermal Sensation Threshold Experiments
M. Kouzai, A. Nishikata, T. Sakai, and S. Watanabe (Japan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-157

Generatin Exact Finite Element Model of Lower Cervical Spine (C3-C7)
M. Haghpanahi and N. Toosizadeh (Iran)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-159

Development of a Three Dimensional Prolapse Model to Simulate Physiological Haemodynamics in a Stented Coronary Artery
J. Murphy and F. Boyle (Ireland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-160

A Tool for the Fusion of Magnetic Resonance Anatomic and Spectroscopy
V. Mato, R. Garca, J. Pereira (Spain), G. Liney (UK), A. Pazos, and J. Teijeiro (Spain)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-164

Threshold Criteria to Identify Clinically Remarkable Levels of ECG T-Wave Alternans
L. Burattini (Italy), W. Zareba (USA), and R. Burattini (Italy)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-165

Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Classifier for Heart Sounds
H. Ali, T.J. Ahmed, and S. Khan (Pakistan)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-166

Window Size Analysis in ARMA-Modeled Spectral Biomarkers for Epileptic Children
T.A. Cassar, K.P. Camilleri, S.G. Fabri (Malta), M. Zervakis, and S. Micheloyannis (Greece)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-167

Complexity of DNA Encryption System as a Subset of Java Cryptography Extension
T. Hodorogea and M.-F. Vaida (Romania)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-168

FPGA Supercomputing Solution for Peptide Mass Fingerprinting
D. Coca, I. Bogdan, and R. Beynon (UK)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-171

Analysis of Maximal Grip Strength using Three Types of Dynamometer
K. Li, D.J. Hewson, J. Duchne, and J.-Y. Hogrel (France)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-173

Time-Series Analysis Techniques Combined with Gaussian Process Classifiers for Prediction of Clinical Stability After Coronary Bypass Surgery
F. Giza, H. Blockeel, M. Bruynooghe, K. Van Loon, J.-M. Aerts, D. Berckmans, G. Meyfroidt, and G. Van den Berghe (Belgium)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-174

A Non-Invasive Biopotential Electrode for the Correct Detection of Bioelectrical Currents
C. Boccaletti, F. Castrica, G. Fabbri (Italy), and M. Santello (USA)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-177

ActiSmile: A Portable Biofeedback Device on Physical Activity
J. Krauss, J. Solà, P. Renevey, U. Maeder, and H. Buchholz (Switzerland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-179

Spectral Envelope Analysis of Snoring Signals
M. Çavusoglu (Germany), M. Kamasak, T. Çiloglu, Y. Serinagaoglu, O. Erogul (Turkey)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-181

CT-based Clinical Phantom Validation of Eigens Real Time Four Degree of Freedom Mechanical Tracker for 3-D Transrectal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy
L. Wei, K. Shinohara, A. Khemka, D. Kumar, S. Miller, A.R. Simoneau, A. Barqawi, D.E. Crawford, and J.S. Suri (USA)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-182

Accuracy and Precision Analysis of 3-D Cancer Atlas Registration for Targeted Prostate Biopsy via Predictive Deformation Modeling
R. Narayanan, A. Barqawi, D. Crawford, K. Shinohara, A. Simoneau, D. Shen, C. Davatzikos, and J. Suri (USA)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-184

A New Strategy for Placement of 3-D Systematic Biopsy Plans in Prostate Biopsy System
Y. Guo, A. Barqawi, D. Kumar, R. Narayanan, A.R. Simoneau, D.E. Crawford, and J.S. Suri (USA)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-187

Heart Rate Variability Virtual Sensor Application in Blood Pressure Assessment System
E. Pinheiro and O. Postolache (Portugal)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-189

A Health Monitoring and Evaluation System for Assessing Care Needs of Residents in Aged-Care Facilities
L.L. Chan, J. Zhang, M. Narayanan, B.G. Celler, and N.H. Lovell (Australia)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-192

Optimal Scheduling for Parameter Estimation of Cell Signaling Pathway Models A Gradient Approach
F. Fujarewicz (Poland)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-194

The Acoustical Behavior of Auditory System Model
I.G. Toostani, M. Pouladian, S. Mahmoudian, and M. Farhadi (Iran)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-195

Extraction of Habituation Correlates in Single-Sweep Sequences of Late Auditory Evoked Potentials using Time-Scale Coherence: Objective Detection of Uncomfortable Loudness Level
M. Mariam, W. Delb, F.I. Corona-Strauss, M. Bloching, and D.J. Strauss (Germany)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-800

The Influence of Speckle Suppression on Perceived Ultrasound Image Quality
E. Vansteenkiste, A. Pizurica, and W. Philips (Belgium)
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10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-802

Use of IR-to-Visible Upconversion Fluorescent Nanoparticles for Tracking of siRNA Delivery
S. Jiang and Y. Zhang (Singapore)
Abstract

10.2316/Journal.216.2008.6.601-900

Chemical and Biological Sensor Systems for Personal Health Care Applications
E. Simon (Germany)
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