- Lensfree microscopy on a cellphone
UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Lab Chip 10:1787-92. 2010
..We report the performance of this lensfree cellphone microscope by imaging various sized micro-particles, as well as red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and a waterborne parasite (Giardia lamblia)...
- Improved signal-to-noise ratio in spectral-domain compared with time-domain optical coherence tomography
Johannes F de Boer
Harvard Medical School and Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 50 Blossom Street, BAR 724, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Opt Lett 28:2067-9. 2003
..A significant SNR gain of several hundredfold is found for acquisition in the spectral domain. The SNR benefit is demonstrated experimentally in a hybrid time-domain-spectral-domain OCT system...
- ZnO nanowire UV photodetectors with high internal gain
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jacobs School of Engineering, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0407, USA
Nano Lett 7:1003-9. 2007
..The high gain and low power consumption of NW photodetectors promise a new generation of phototransistors for applications such as sensing, imaging, and intrachip optical interconnects...
- Functional photoacoustic microscopy for high-resolution and noninvasive in vivo imaging
Hao F Zhang
Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A and M University, 3120 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 3120, USA
Nat Biotechnol 24:848-51. 2006
..fPAM is demonstrated with in vivo imaging of angiogenesis, melanoma, hemoglobin oxygen saturation (sO2) of single vessels in animals and total hemoglobin concentration in humans...
- A triaxial accelerometer and portable data processing unit for the assessment of daily physical activity
C V Bouten
University of Technology, Division of Computational and Experimental Mechanics, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 44:136-47. 1997
..The validity of the system for the assessment of normal daily physical activity and specific activities outside the laboratory should be studied in free-living subjects...
- An integrative structural health monitoring system for the local/global responses of a large-scale irregular building under construction
Hyo Seon Park
Department of Architectural Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Sensors (Basel) 13:9085-103. 2013
- Ultrahigh speed spectral / Fourier domain OCT ophthalmic imaging at 70,000 to 312,500 axial scans per second
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Opt Express 16:15149-69. 2008
- Implementation of a real-time human movement classifier using a triaxial accelerometer for ambulatory monitoring
Dean M Karantonis
Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 10:156-67. 2006
..3% accuracy), and detection of possible falls was made with 95.6% accuracy. Results demonstrate the feasibility of implementing an accelerometry-based, real-time movement classifier using embedded intelligence...
- Stretchable, porous, and conductive energy textiles
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Nano Lett 10:708-14. 2010
..These highly conductive textiles can provide new design opportunities for wearable electronics and energy storage applications...
- Gait analysis using a shoe-integrated wireless sensor system
Stacy J Morris Bamberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 12:413-23. 2008
..The GaitShoe proved highly capable of detecting heel-strike and toe-off, as well as estimating foot orientation and position, inter alia...
- Ambulatory system for human motion analysis using a kinematic sensor: monitoring of daily physical activity in the elderly
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Laboratory of Motion Analysis and Measurement, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:711-23. 2003
..9% for "standing + walking," 4.1% for sitting, and 0.3% for lying. Finally, overall symmetric mean average errors were 12% for "standing + walking," 8.2% for sitting, and 1.3% for lying...
- Deep tissue multiphoton microscopy using longer wavelength excitation
School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Opt Express 17:13354-64. 2009
..An imaging depth of 1 mm can be achieved in in vivo imaging of adult mouse brains at 1280 nm with approximately 1-nJ pulse energy at the sample surface. Blood flow speed measurements at a depth of 900 mum are performed...
- Ultra high-speed swept source OCT imaging of the anterior segment of human eye at 200 kHz with adjustable imaging range
Institute of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University, ul Grudziadzka 5 7, PL 87 100 Torun, Poland
Opt Express 17:14880-94. 2009
..Additionally, a volumetric and real time reconstruction of dynamic processes, like pupillary reaction to light stimulus or blink-induced contact lens movements are demonstrated...
- Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: a critical review
Jonathan P Pearl
Department of Surgery, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 12:1293-300. 2008
..The zeal for NOTES should not take precedence over the welfare of the patient...
- Transumbilical single-port surgery: evolution and current status
Center for Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Department of Urology, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
Eur Urol 54:1020-9. 2008
..Within a short span, several clinical reports have emerged in the urologic literature. As this field is poised to move forward, a complete understanding of its evolution and current status is timely...
- Three-dimensional microscopy of the tumor microenvironment in vivo using optical frequency domain imaging
Benjamin J Vakoc
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Nat Med 15:1219-23. 2009
- Robot assisted gait training with active leg exoskeleton (ALEX)
Sai K Banala
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 17:2-8. 2009
..Improvement is seen as an increase in the size of the patients' gait pattern, increased knee and ankle joint excursions and increase in their walking speeds on the treadmill...
- Measurement of stand-sit and sit-stand transitions using a miniature gyroscope and its application in fall risk evaluation in the elderly
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Metrology Laboratory
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:843-51. 2002
..04-0.68 Hz. The system is especially adapted for long-term ambulatory monitoring of elderly people...
- Wireless pulmonary artery haemodynamic monitoring in chronic heart failure: a randomised controlled trial
William T Abraham
Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center, Columbus, OH, USA
Lancet 377:658-66. 2011
..Results of previous studies support the hypothesis that implantable haemodynamic monitoring systems might reduce rates of hospitalisation in patients with heart failure. We undertook a single-blind trial to assess this approach...
- Pedestrian Tracking with shoe-mounted inertial sensors
IEEE Comput Graph Appl 25:38-46. 2005
- Spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
Opt Express 19:1016-26. 2011
..SLIM is implemented as an add-on module to an existing phase contrast microscope, which may prove instrumental in impacting the light microscopy field at a large scale...
- Ambulatory estimation of foot placement during walking using inertial sensors
H Martin Schepers
Institute for Biomedical Technology and Technical Medicine MIRA, University of Twente, AE Enschede, The Netherlands
J Biomech 43:3138-43. 2010
..It is concluded that the ambulatory measurement system was able to reliably estimate foot placement during walking...
- Stereotactic high dose fraction radiation therapy of extracranial tumors using an accelerator. Clinical experience of the first thirty-one patients
Department of Oncology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Oncol 34:861-70. 1995
..We observed a local rate of no progressive disease of 80% during a follow-up period of 1.5-38 months. Fifty percent of the tumors decreased in size or disappeared...
- Diffraction phase microscopy for quantifying cell structure and dynamics
George R Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Opt Lett 31:775-7. 2006
..The potential of the technique for quantifying nanoscale motions in live cells is demonstrated by experiments on red blood cells...
- Mobile phone based clinical microscopy for global health applications
David N Breslauer
UCSF UC Berkeley Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
PLoS ONE 4:e6320. 2009
- Cost-effective and compact wide-field fluorescent imaging on a cell-phone
UCLA Electrical Engineering Department, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Lab Chip 11:315-22. 2011
- A method based on multi-sensor data fusion for fault detection of planetary gearboxes
State Key Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Xi an Jiaotong University, No 28 Xianning West Road, Xi an 710049, China
Sensors (Basel) 12:2005-17. 2012
..The comparisons between the proposed method and the methods based on individual sensors show that the former achieves much higher accuracies in detecting planetary gearbox faults...
- Hyperspectral confocal microscope
Michael B Sinclair
Department 1824, Sandia National Laboratories Mail Stop 1411, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185, USA
Appl Opt 45:6283-91. 2006
..The architecture of the new microscope is described in detail, and hyperspectral images from several specimens are presented...
- Advances in ultrasound biomicroscopy
F S Foster
Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ultrasound Med Biol 26:1-27. 2000
..Ultrasound biomicroscopic studies of mouse embryonic development and tumour biology are presented. Speculation on the continuing evolution of ultrasound biomicroscopy will be discussed...
- An integrated microfluidic system for rapid diagnosis of dengue virus infection
Yu Fang Lee
Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan
Biosens Bioelectron 25:745-52. 2009
..This integrated system may provide a powerful platform for the rapid diagnosis of dengue virus infection and other types of infectious diseases...
- Review of tissue simulating phantoms for optical spectroscopy, imaging and dosimetry
Brian W Pogue
Dartmouth College, Thayer School of Engineering, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
J Biomed Opt 11:041102. 2006
..This review is an attempt to indicate which sets of phantoms are optimal for specific applications, and provide links to studies that characterize main phantom material properties and recipes...
- Technology-assisted training of arm-hand skills in stroke: concepts on reacquisition of motor control and therapist guidelines for rehabilitation technology design
Annick A A Timmermans
Faculty of Biomedical Technology, Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:1. 2009
..It is the purpose of this article to identify and review criteria that rehabilitation technology should meet in order to offer arm-hand training to stroke patients, based on recent principles of motor learning...
- Jones matrix analysis for a polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography system using fiber-optic components
B Hyle Park
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Opt Lett 29:2512-4. 2004
..The relative importance of diattenuation versus birefringence to angular displacement of Stokes vectors on a Poincaré sphere was quantified...
- Hilbert phase microscopy for investigating fast dynamics in transparent systems
Hamamatsu Photonics K K, 5000 Hirakuchi, Hamakita, Shizuoka 434 8601, Japan
Opt Lett 30:1165-7. 2005
- Microfluidic large-scale integration: the evolution of design rules for biological automation
Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Annu Rev Biophys Biomol Struct 36:213-31. 2007
..Several microfluidic components used as building blocks to create effective, complex, and highly integrated microfluidic networks are also highlighted...
- Fabrication of solid-state nanopores with single-nanometre precision
A J Storm
Department of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, 2628 CJ Delft, The Netherlands
Nat Mater 2:537-40. 2003
..When the electron beam is switched off, the material quenches and retains its shape. This technique dramatically increases the level of control in the fabrication of a wide range of nanodevices...
- Compact, light-weight and cost-effective microscope based on lensless incoherent holography for telemedicine applications
Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Lab Chip 10:1417-28. 2010
- Comparison of Macintosh, Truview EVO2, Glidescope, and Airwayscope laryngoscope use in patients with cervical spine immobilization
M A Malik
Department of Anaesthesia, Clinical Sciences Institute, Galway University Hospitals, Galway, Ireland
Br J Anaesth 101:723-30. 2008
- Design and evaluation of the LOPES exoskeleton robot for interactive gait rehabilitation
Jan F Veneman
Institute for Biomedical Technology BMTI, University of Twente, 7500 EA Enschede, The Netherlands
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:379-86. 2007
..The possibilities and limitations to using the device as gait measurement tool are also shown at the moment position measurements are not accurate enough for inverse-dynamical gait analysis...
- A new 25-gauge instrument system for transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy surgery
Gildo Y Fujii
Microsurgery Advanced Design Laboratory, Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
Ophthalmology 109:1807-12; discussion 1813. 2002
..To introduce and evaluate the infusion and aspiration rates and operative times of the 25-gauge transconjunctival sutureless vitrectomy system (TSV) DESIGN: In vitro experimental and comparative interventional study...
- Quantification of tremor and bradykinesia in Parkinson's disease using a novel ambulatory monitoring system
Laboratory of Movement Analysis and Measurement, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne EPFL, 1015, Switzerland
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:313-22. 2007
..01) to UPDRS with window sizes as short as 5 min. Our study provides evidence that objective, accurate and simultaneous assessment of tremor and bradykinesia can be achieved in free moving PD patients during their daily activities...
- Practice parameters for the treatment of snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea with oral appliances: an update for 2005
Clete A Kushida
Stanford University Center of Excellence for Sleep Disorders, CA, USA
Sleep 29:240-3. 2006
..Regular follow up is also needed to assess the patient for signs and symptoms of worsening OSA. Research to define patient characteristics more clearly for OA acceptance, success, and adherence is needed...
- An on-chip, multichannel droplet sorter using standing surface acoustic waves
Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Anal Chem 85:5468-74. 2013
- Nanowire active-matrix circuitry for low-voltage macroscale artificial skin
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94702, USA
Nat Mater 9:821-6. 2010
..5 mm) for over 2,000 bending cycles. This work presents the largest integration of ordered NW-array active components, and demonstrates a model platform for future integration of nanomaterials for practical applications...
- The role of the user within the medical device design and development process: medical device manufacturers' perspectives
Arthur G Money
Department of Computer Science and Technology, University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, UK
BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 11:15. 2011
..However, little research has been carried out to explore medical device manufacturers' beliefs and attitudes towards user involvement within this process, or indeed what value they believe can be added by doing so...
- Smart wheelchairs: A literature review
Richard C Simpson
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15238 2887, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 42:423-36. 2005
..Smart wheelchairs have been the subject of research since the early 1980s and have been developed on four continents. This article presents a summary of the current state of the art and directions for future research...
- Sensing magnetic flux density of artificial neurons with a MEMS device
Jesus A Tapia
Instituto de Fisiologia, Benemerita Universidad Autonoma de Puebla, 14 Sur 6301, Col San Manuel, Puebla, Pue, Mexico
Biomed Microdevices 13:303-13. 2011
..Second, the introduced MEMS magnetic field sensor may be used as a prototype to develop new high-resolution biomedical microdevices to sense magnetic fields from cardiac tissue, nerves, spinal cord, or the brain...
- A multi-sample 94 GHz dissolution dynamic-nuclear-polarization system
Physical Chemistry, ETH Zurich, Wolfgang Pauli Strasse 10, 8093 Zurich, Switzerland
J Magn Reson 214:166-74. 2012
..In the initial liquid-state acquisition experiments described here, the polarization was found to be ∼13%, corresponding to an enhancement factor exceeding 16,000 relative to thermal polarization at 9.4 T and ambient temperature...
- Self-assembly-induced formation of high-density silicon oxide memristor nanostructures on graphene and metal electrodes
Woon Ik Park
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology KAIST, 291 Daehak ro, Yuseong Gu, Daejeon 305 701, Republic of Korea
Nano Lett 12:1235-40. 2012
..This approach offers a very convenient pathway to fabricate ultrahigh-density resistive memory devices without relying on high-cost lithography and pattern-transfer processes...
- Compact quantitative optic fiber-based immunoarray biosensor for rapid detection of small analytes
Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control State Key Joint Laboratory, Department of Environment Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, China
Biosens Bioelectron 26:16-22. 2010
..This compact and portable quantitative immunoarray provides an excellent multiple assay platform for clinical and environmental samples...
- Thermo-optic control of dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguide components
Institute of Sensors, Signals and Electrotechnics SENSE, University of Southern Denmark, Niels Bohrs Alle 1, Odense M, Denmark
Opt Express 18:1207-16. 2010
..Strong output modulation (> 20%) is demonstrated with MZI- and WRR-based components, and efficient (approximately 30%) rerouting is achieved with DC switches...
- A home-based rehabilitation program for the hemiplegic upper extremity by power-assisted functional electrical stimulation
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Nippon Medical School, Chiba Hokusoh Hospital, Inbagun, Japan
Disabil Rehabil 30:296-304. 2008
..To assess the effects of daily power-assisted functional electrical stimulation (FES) home program therapy in chronic stroke...
- Towards an intelligent wheelchair system for users with cerebral palsy
Department de Informática e Ingeniería de Sistemas, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 18:193-202. 2010
..The results indicated that the intelligent wheelchair effectively provided mobility and autonomy to the target population...
- Dielectrophoresis-based cell manipulation using electrodes on a reusable printed circuit board
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Lab Chip 9:2224-9. 2009
- Multiple-electrode radiofrequency ablations using Octopus® electrodes in an in vivo porcine liver model
E S Lee
Department of Radiology, Seoul NationalUniversity College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Br J Radiol 85:e609-15. 2012
..The objective of this study was to determine the in vivo efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in porcine liver using Octopus® electrodes for creating a large coagulation compared with RFA using clustered electrodes...
- Improving planetary rover attitude estimation via MEMS sensor characterization
Centro de Automática y Robótica, UPM CSIC, Jose Gutierrez Abascal 2, Madrid 28006, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 12:2219-35. 2012
..The strength of the approach has been verified with representative tests of novel high-grade MEMS inertia sensors and exemplary planetary rover platforms with promising results...
- Gait posture estimation using wearable acceleration and gyro sensors
Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University, N13 W8, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8628, Japan
J Biomech 42:2486-94. 2009
..A moving stick figure model of each volunteer was created to visually confirm the walking posture. Further, the knee and ankle joint trajectories in the horizontal plane showed that the left and right legs were bilaterally symmetric...
- [An alternative fixation method for the treatment of unstable distal clavicle fractures: locked distal radius plate]
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 43:324-30. 2009
..We evaluated the results of surgical treatment of displaced distal clavicle fractures using locked distal radius plates...
- Inertial sensor-based knee flexion/extension angle estimation
Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research, University of Salford, UK
J Biomech 42:2678-85. 2009
..4 degrees for running (5 mph). The joint constraint used in the IMU analysis was derived from the Qualysis data. Limitations of the method, its clinical application and its possible extension are discussed...
- Efficacy of two educational interventions about inhalation techniques in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). TECEPOC: study protocol for a partially randomized controlled trial (preference trial)
Family and Community Medicine Teaching Unit of Malaga, Distrito Sanitario Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Trials 13:64. 2012
..The objective of this study is to test the efficacy of two educational interventions to improve the inhalation techniques in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)...
- Study of osteoblastic cells in a microfluidic environment
CNRS UMR 6600, Laboratoire de Biomécanique et génie Biomédical, Universite de Technologie de Compiegne, Centre de Recherche de Royallieu, France
Biomaterials 27:586-95. 2006
..These results are promising for bone cell growth and differentiation as well as future tissue regeneration using larger 3D microfluidic microdevices...
- Systematic measurements of whole-body dose distributions for various treatment machines and delivery techniques in radiation therapy
Roger A Hälg
Institute for Radiotherapy, Radiotherapie Hirslanden AG, Aarau, Switzerland
Med Phys 39:7662-76. 2012
..In this study, whole-body dose distributions from typical radiotherapy patient plans using different treatment techniques and therapy machines were measured using the same measurement setup and irradiation intention...
- Lab-on-a-chip devices for global health: past studies and future opportunities
Curtis D Chin
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Lab Chip 7:41-57. 2007
..We focus mainly on diagnostics, the nearest-term application in this field...
- A wireless sensor network for vineyard monitoring that uses image processing
Integrated Management Coastal Research Institute, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Grao de Gandia, Spain
Sensors (Basel) 11:6165-96. 2011
- Systematic accuracy and precision analysis of video motion capturing systems--exemplified on the Vicon-460 system
AO Research Institute, Research Services Group, Clavadelerstrasse 8, CH 7270 Davos, Switzerland
J Biomech 41:2776-80. 2008
..With careful configuration, optical motion capturing provides a powerful measuring opportunity for the majority of biomechanical applications...
- Tracheal intubation using the mobile C-MAC video laryngoscope or direct laryngoscopy for patients with a simulated difficult airway
Clinic of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, J W Goethe University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Minerva Anestesiol 76:577-83. 2010
- A new ultrasound instrument for in vivo microimaging of mice
F S Foster
Dept of Medical Biophysics, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ultrasound Med Biol 28:1165-72. 2002
..Noninvasive UBM assessment of development shows striking similarity to invasive atlases of mouse anatomy. The most detailed noninvasive in vivo images of mouse embryonic development achieved using any imaging method are presented...
- First clinical evaluation of the C-MAC D-Blade videolaryngoscope during routine and difficult intubation
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Campus Kiel, Schwanenweg 21, D 24105 Kiel, Germany
Anesth Analg 112:382-5. 2011
..In all 35 patients, with the D-Blade no direct view of the glottis was possible and subsequently a semiflexible tube guide was required...
- Optimizing compliant, model-based robotic assistance to promote neurorehabilitation
Eric T Wolbrecht
Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 16:286-97. 2008
..The experiments also demonstrate how including the "assist-as-needed" modification in the controller increases participation from the motor system...
- Graphene-on-paper sound source devices
Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
ACS Nano 5:4878-85. 2011
..It could open wide applications in multimedia, consumer electronics, biological, medical, and many other areas...
- Hepatic radiofrequency ablation using multiple probes: ex vivo and in vivo comparative studies of monopolar versus multipolar modes
Jeong Min Lee
Department of Radiology, and Institute of Radiation Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Clinical Research Institute, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Radiol 7:106-17. 2006
- High-resolution surface plasmon resonance sensors based on a dove prism
Olivier R Bolduc
Departement de Chimie, Universite de Montreal, C P 6128 Succ Centre Ville, Montreal, QC, Canada H3C 3J7
Talanta 77:1680-7. 2009
..SPR using a dove prism configuration combines advantages of portable SPR instruments, SPR imagers and research-grade SPR instruments in a unique platform...
- Fabric-based active electrode design and fabrication for health monitoring clothing
Carey R Merritt
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 13:274-80. 2009
..The interposer-based active electrodes survived a five-cycle washing test while maintaining good signal integrity...
- Adaptive dynamic range optimization for cochlear implants: a preliminary study
Chris J James
Cooperative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Ear Hear 23:49S-58S. 2002
..ADRO is a preprocessing scheme that continuously adjusts the gain in each frequency band to optimize the signal in the output dynamic range...
- A method for internal fixation of unstable distal clavicle fractures: early observations using a new technique
Hand and Upper Limb Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital, and Brisbane Hand and Upper Limb Clinic, Brisbane, Australia
J Shoulder Elbow Surg 17:60-2. 2008
..None of the current fixation methods seem to be without problems. We present a new technique and early observations using a distal radius locking T-plate normally used for fixation of distal radius fractures...
- Wireless contact lens sensor for intraocular pressure monitoring: assessment on enucleated pig eyes
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Acta Ophthalmol 87:433-7. 2009
..Assessment on enucleated pig eyes of a novel and minimally invasive method for the continuous monitoring of intraocular pressure (IOP), based on a novel wireless contact lens sensor (CLS)...
- Ultrasensitive photonic crystal fiber refractive index sensor
Darran K C Wu
Centre for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems, School of Physics, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Opt Lett 34:322-4. 2009
..A detection limit of 4.6x10(-7) refractive index units has been derived from measurements with a sensitivity of 30,100 nm per refractive index unit, which is the highest for a fiber device to date...
- Noninvasive imaging of hemoglobin concentration and oxygenation in the rat brain using high-resolution photoacoustic tomography
Texas A and M University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Optical Imaging Laboratory, 3120 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843 3120, USA
J Biomed Opt 11:024015. 2006
..This technique, with its prominent sensitivity to endogenous contrast, can potentially contribute to the understanding of the interrelationship between neural, hemodynamic, and metabolic activities in the brain...
- Portable exhaled nitric oxide measurement: Comparison with the "gold standard" technique
Asthma and Allergy Research Group, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Chest 131:410-4. 2007
..A portable nitric oxide analyzer (MINO; Aerocrine AB; Smidesvägen, Sweden) has been developed, but few data exist comparing this device with established, larger laboratory-based analyzers (NIOX; Aerocrine AB)...
- Agreement and repeatability of central thickness measurement in normal corneas using ultrasound pachymetry and the OCULUS Pentacam
Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
Cornea 24:920-4. 2005
..To compare the accuracy and repeatability of the OCULUS Pentacam (a new Scheimpflug-based imaging system) with ultrasound pachymetry in the measurement of central corneal thickness (CCT)...
- Valve-based microfluidic compression platform: single axon injury and regrowth
Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
Lab Chip 11:3888-95. 2011
..At severe levels of injury (> 95 kPa), virtually all axons were instantaneously transected and nearly half (~46%) of these axons were able to regrow within the imaging period in the absence of exogenous stimulating factors...
- Cochlear implant speech recognition with speech maskers
Ginger S Stickney
University of California, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Irvine, California 92697 1275, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 116:1081-91. 2004
..This informational masking may originate from increased target-masker similarity when spectral resolution is reduced...
- Wearable medical systems for p-Health
Xiao Fei Teng
Department of Electronic Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
IEEE Rev Biomed Eng 1:62-74. 2008
- Spatial light interference tomography (SLIT)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Opt Express 19:19907-18. 2011
..We illustrate the method with reconstructed tomographic refractive index distributions of microspheres, photonic crystals, and unstained living cells...
- An inexpensive method of small paraffin tissue microarrays using mechanical pencil tips
Abdelhadi M Shebl
Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
Diagn Pathol 6:117. 2011
..This study was carried out in order to produce tissue microarray blocks using mechanical pencil tips without high cost...
- Real-time 4D signal processing and visualization using graphics processing unit on a regular nonlinear-k Fourier-domain OCT system
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, 3400 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Opt Express 18:11772-84. 2010
..This technique is highly cost-effective and can be easily integrated into most ultrahigh speed FD-OCT systems to overcome the 3D data processing and visualization bottlenecks...
- Hierarchical three-dimensional ZnCo₂O₄ nanowire arrays/carbon cloth anodes for a novel class of high-performance flexible lithium-ion batteries
Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics and College of Optoelectronic Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Nano Lett 12:3005-11. 2012
..Highly flexible full batteries were also fabricated, exhibiting high flexibility, excellent electrical stability, and superior electrochemical performances...
- Implementation of a digital optical phase conjugation system and its application to study the robustness of turbidity suppression by phase conjugation
Department of Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1200 E California Blvd, MC 136 93, CA, 91125, USA
Opt Express 18:3444-55. 2010
- An MR-compatible bicycle ergometer for in-magnet whole-body human exercise testing
Jeroen A L Jeneson
Biomedical NMR, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Magn Reson Med 63:257-61. 2010
..The basic design of the ergometer is highly generic and adaptable for application on a wide selection of whole-body MR scanners...
- Patient specific ankle-foot orthoses using rapid prototyping
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:1. 2011
..A computerized technique for fabricating patient-specific orthotic devices has the potential to provide excellent comfort and allow for changes in the standard design to meet the specific needs of each patient...
- Intravascular laser speckle imaging catheter for the mechanical evaluation of the arterial wall
Massachusetts General Hospital, Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
J Biomed Opt 16:026005. 2011
..Distinct differences in arterial time constants are identified at normal aortic and stented sites in vivo with intravascular LSI...
- Understanding speech in modulated interference: cochlear implant users and normal-hearing listeners
Peggy B Nelson
Department of Communication Disorders, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455, USA
J Acoust Soc Am 113:961-8. 2003
..The lack of release from masking occurs in implant listeners independent of their device characteristics, and may be attributable to the nature of implant processing strategies and/or the lack of spectral detail in processed stimuli...
- In vivo MR micro imaging with conventional radiofrequency coils cooled to 77 degrees K
A C Wright
Department of Radiology, Hosptial of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Magn Reson Med 43:163-9. 2000
..The performance of the coil is illustrated with images from the human finger and rabbit eye and potential applications are discussed...
- Long-term high-resolution imaging and culture of C. elegans in chip-gel hybrid microfluidic device for developmental studies
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Lab Chip 10:1862-8. 2010
..We show here that this method facilitates time-lapse studies of single animals at high-resolution and lends itself to live imaging experiments on developmental processes and dynamic events...
- Surface acoustic wave actuated cell sorting (SAWACS)
Department of Physics and School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Lab Chip 10:789-94. 2010
..We have successfully directed HaCaT cells (human keratinocytes), fibroblasts from mice and MV3 melanoma cells. The low shear forces of this sorting method ensure that cells survive after sorting...
- Adrenaline in the treatment of anaphylaxis: what is the evidence?
Andrew P C McLean-Tooke
Regional Department of Immunology and Allergy, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP
BMJ 327:1332-5. 2003
- Injuries caused by Veress needle insertion for creation of pneumoperitoneum: a systematic literature review
Joao Luiz Moreira Coutinho Azevedo
Department of Surgery, Division of Operative Techniques and Experimental Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Surg Endosc 23:1428-32. 2009
..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence, risks, and outcomes of injuries caused by the Veress needle described in the literature...
- Description and validation of the apnea risk evaluation system: a novel method to diagnose sleep apnea-hypopnea in the home
Philip R Westbrook
Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc, 2850 Pio Pico Dr, Suite A, Carlsbad, CA 92008, USA
Chest 128:2166-75. 2005
..To evaluate the accuracy and practicality of the Apnea Risk Evaluation System (ARES; Advanced Brain Monitoring; Carlsbad, CA), a limited-channel system for diagnosing sleep apnea/hypopnea in the home...
- Long-term outcome of endovascular reconstruction with the Pipeline embolization device in the management of unruptured dissecting aneurysms of the intracranial vertebral artery
Tsz Wai Yeung
Department of Radiology, Tuen Mun Hospital, Tuen Mun, China
J Neurosurg 116:882-7. 2012
..The authors report their initial experience with respect to the potential utility and long-term clinical outcomes of using a flow-diverting device in the treatment of unruptured dissecting VA aneurysms...
- Diffuse optical measurement of blood flow in breast tumors
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Opt Lett 30:2915-7. 2005
..Increased blood flow was observed in tumor regions relative to healthy tissue, and control subjects did not exhibit significant blood flow heterogeneity. The measurements introduce a new optical contrast for diffuse optical mammography...
- Potential sources of intrinsic optical signals imaged in live brain slices
R D Andrew
Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6, Canada
Methods 18:185-96, 179. 1999
..5) While hyperosmotic conditions reduce LT by causing cells to shrink, excitotoxic conditions reduce LT by causing dendritic beading. This conformational change increases light scattering even as the tissue continues to swell...