- A wireless power interface for rechargeable battery operated neural recording implants
Dept of Electr and Comput Eng, Florida Univ, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6253-6. 2006
..The circuits occupy 1.735 mm(2) with a power dissipation of 8.4 mW when delivering a load current of 1.5 mA at 4.1 V (or 6.15 mW) for an efficiency of 73%..
- Bacteria classification using Cyranose 320 electronic nose
Division of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, United Kingdom
Biomed Eng Online 1:4. 2002
..Gathered data were a very complex mixture of different chemical compounds...
- Toward a comparison of microelectrodes for acute and chronic recordings
Matthew P Ward
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, MJIS 2083, 206 S Martin Jischke Drive West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA
Brain Res 1282:183-200. 2009
- Miniature motorized microdrive and commutator system for chronic neural recording in small animals
M S Fee
Biological Computation Research Department, Bell Laboratories, Rm 1C 463, 600 Mountain Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974, USA
J Neurosci Methods 112:83-94. 2001
..We also describe a motorized commutator that actively tracks animal rotation based on a measurement of torque in the tether...
- Micropower circuits for bidirectional wireless telemetry in neural recording applications
Nathan M Neihart
University of Utah, Salt Lake City 84112, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1950-9. 2005
..Using a parasitic antenna less than 2 mm long, a received power level was measured to be -59.73 dBm at a distance of one meter...
- Ex vivo comparison of two electronic apex locators with different scales and frequencies
Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology, Saarland University, Homburg Saar, Germany
Int Endod J 38:855-9. 2005
..To compare ex vivo the accuracy of two impedance quotient apex locators with different scales and frequencies of the measuring circuit...
- Implementation of radiotelemetry in a lab-in-a-pill format
Erik A Johannessen
Dept Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Rankine Building, 79 85 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LT, UK
Lab Chip 6:39-45. 2006
..We report on the implementation of this device, together with an initial study sampling from within the porcine GI tract, showing that measurements from the lab-on-a-pill, in situ, was within 90% of literature values...
- Rapid polarizing field cycling in magnetic resonance imaging
Nathaniel I Matter
Magnetic Resonance Systems Research Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 9510, USA
IEEE Trans Med Imaging 25:84-93. 2006
..With our modular hardware design, we successfully ramp the 0.4-T polarizing coil of a wrist-sized PMRI scanner at up to 100 T/s without causing image artifacts or otherwise degrading data acquisition...
- Linear and nonlinear equivalent circuit modeling of CMUTs
Siemens AG, Corporate Technology, PS 8, 81730 Munich Germany
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2163-72. 2005
..The 1-D parameter model allows an easy description of the CMUT behavior in air and fluids and simplifies the investigation of wave propagation within the connecting fluid represented by FEM or transmission line matrix (TLM) models...
- Finite-element analysis of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers
Goksen G Yaralioglu
Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2185-98. 2005
..Our calculations revealed that the small signal transmit pressure was inversely proportional to the square root of gap height. We also compared FEM results with analytical and experimental results...
- A finite difference model for cMUT devices
LUSSI FRE CNRS 2448 GIP Ultrasons, 37032 Tours, France
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2199-210. 2005
..Due to inhomogeneity of the tested element array and strong parasitic capacitance between cells, the maximum coupling coefficient value achieved was 0.27. Good agreement with theory was obtained for all findings...
- Optimization of the gain-bandwidth product of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Bilkent University, Ankara Turkey
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2211-9. 2005
..In particular, the effect of a shunt inductor in the gain-bandwidth product is investigated. Design tools are introduced, which are used to determine optimal dimensions of cMUTs with the specified frequency or gain response...
- Implantable biomimetic microelectronic systems design
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California at Santa Cruz, 95064, USA
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 24:66-74. 2005
- Microelectronic packaging for retinal prostheses
Damien C Rodger
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 24:52-7. 2005
- An implantable telemetry platform system for in vivo monitoring of physiological parameters
Scuola Superiore Sant Anna CRIM Laboratory, 34 56025 Pontedera, Pisa, Italy
IEEE Trans Inf Technol Biomed 8:271-8. 2004
..The design, fabrication, operation, packaging, and performance of the system are described in this paper. An in vivo pressure monitoring case study is described as well...
- Performance improvement of small gamma camera using NaI(Tl) plate and position sensitive photo-multiplier tubes
Myung Hwan Jeong
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Kangnam Ku, Seoul, 135 710, Korea
Phys Med Biol 49:4961-70. 2004
..This method also provides high spatial resolution and linearity, like array-type crystals do, while retaining the specific advantages of plate-type crystals...
- A non-invasive method for gastrointestinal parameter monitoring
Wen Xing Wang
Institute of Precision Engineering and Intelligent Microsystem, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200030, China
World J Gastroenterol 11:521-4. 2005
..To propose a new, non-invasive method for monitoring 24-h pressure, temperature and pH value in gastrointestinal tract...
- Auto-compensation of nonlinear influence of environmental parameters on the sensor characteristics using neural networks
Jagdish Chandra Patra
School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
ISA Trans 44:165-76. 2005
..0% for a wide temperature variation from 0 to 250 degrees C. A microcontroller unit-based implementation scheme is also proposed...
- A 1.48-mW low-phase-noise analog frequency modulator for wireless biotelemetry
Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2122, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:938-43. 2005
..25 m. Given a typical gain of approximately 40 dB for fully integrated front-end bioamplifiers, a wireless recording microsystem employing this VCO would be capable of detecting input biopotentials down to the submilivolt range...
- A programmable microsystem using system-on-chip for real-time biotelemetry
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasglow, Glasgow G12 8LT, UK
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 52:1251-60. 2005
..Trials in animal carcasses were carried out to show that the transmitter was as effective as a conventional RF device whilst consuming less power...
- Compact FPGA-based beamformer using oversampled 1-bit A/D converters
Borislav Gueorguiev Tomov
Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging, Orsted, DTU, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kongens Lyngby, Denmark
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:870-80. 2005
..Simulation of the architecture at 140 MHz provides images with a dynamic range approaching 60 dB for an excitation frequency of 3 MHz...
- Ultrasound research scanner for real-time synthetic aperture data acquisition
Jørgen Arendt Jensen
Center for Fast Ultrasound Imaging, Orsted, DTU, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:881-91. 2005
..The overall system concept is presented along with its implementation and examples of B-mode and in vivo synthetic aperture flow imaging...
- Accuracy of electronic apex locators in comparison to actual length--an in vivo study
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Ludwig Maximilians University, Goethestrasse 70, D 80336 Munich, Germany
J Dent 33:619-25. 2005
..The measurement precision of four electronic apex locators (Root ZX, Morita, Tokyo, Japan; Endy, Loser, Leverkusen, Germany; Justy II, Hager-Werken, Duisburg, Germany; Endox Lysis, Milan, Italy) was examined in the present in vivo study...
- Thin-film passive microcomponents for improved circuit performance
Kevin D Christian
AVX Corporation, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29578 0867, USA
Med Device Technol 15:35-7. 2004
..Today's electromedical applications demand miniaturisation, integration and improved signal integrity. This article describes techniques to help designers meet these objectives...
- Acoustic coupling in capacitive microfabricated ultrasonic transducers: modeling and experiments
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Universita Roma Tre, Via della Vasca Navale 84, 00146 Roma, Italy
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2220-34. 2005
..The good agreement found between finite element modeling (FEM) results and optical displacement measurements demonstrates that acoustic interactions through the liquid represent a major source of cross coupling in CMUTs...
- Design of a front-end integrated circuit for 3D acoustic imaging using 2D CMUT arrays
Microelectronics Department, Faculty of Engineering, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2235-41. 2005
..8 microm, 50 V CMOS technology. The designed circuit is suitable for integration with CMUT arrays through flip-chip bonding and the CMUT-on-CMOS process...
- Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers: fabrication technology
Arif Sanli Ergun
Edward L Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 4088, USA
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2242-58. 2005
..Because the number of steps and consequent process time were reduced (from six-mask process to four-mask process), turn-around time was improved significantly...
- Low-power transceiver analog front-end circuits for bidirectional high data rate wireless telemetry in medical endoscopy applications
Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1291-9. 2007
..6 mA in transmitter mode with a power supply of 2.5 V. This paper shows the feasibility of achieving the analog performance required by the wireless endoscopy capsule system in 0.25 microm CMOS...
- Design and development of a novel automatic valve system for long-term catheterized urinary incontinence patients
S M Lee
Centre for Biomedical Engineering, Durham University, Durham, UK
Proc Inst Mech Eng H 221:665-76. 2007
..28 m/s(-1) mJ(-1). The valve demonstrated outstanding mechanical reliability after a series of performance tests and also indicated remarkable encrustation resistance in the vicinity of the valve during an in-vitro test...
- Wireless platform for multi-channel analog measurements
Inst of Electron, Tampere Univ of Technol, Tampere, Finland
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5908-11. 2006
..At this stage ECG measurements are done with one channel. Additional channels are available for example for other ECG channels, temperature or acceleration measurements...
- A dual band wireless power and data telemetry for retinal prosthesis
Dept of Electr Eng, California Univ, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4392-5. 2006
- ASIC Design for Wireless Surgical MEMS Device and Instrumentation
Dept of Mech, Aerosp and Biomed Eng, Tennessee Univ, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5892-5. 2006
..In this study, a chip is designed to process an array of microcantilever readout used in an intra-operative soft-tissue balancing instrument...
- A wideband wireless neural stimulation platform for high-density microelectrode arrays
Frank B Myers
Dept of Electr and Comput Eng, North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh, NC, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4404-7. 2006
..Pulse-frequency modulated stimuli are generated in real-time based on a grayscale image from a webcam. These pulses are projected onto an 11x11 LED matrix that represents a 2D microelectrode array...
- Constant-current adjustable-waveform microstimulator for an implantable hybrid neural prosthesis
Travis J Hassell
Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:2436-9. 2007
..Hybrid prostheses could uniquely affect neural modulation with linear glutamate release at physiological amplitudes and frequencies...
- Capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers (CMUTs) with isolation posts
Kolo Technologies Inc, San Jose, CA, USA
Ultrasonics 48:74-81. 2008
..bias voltage) and immersion (transmission and reception) indicate acoustic performance similar to that obtained from conventional CMUTs while no undesired side effects of this new design is observed...
- Feasibility of prosthetic posture sensing via injectable electronic modules
A E Mann Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 15:295-309. 2007
- Laboratory investigation of microelectronics-based stimulators for large-scale suprachoroidal transretinal stimulation (STS)
Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, 8916 5 Takayama, Ikoma, Nara 630 0101, Japan
J Neural Eng 4:S85-91. 2007
..We also fabricated a simulator with 64 microchips that has 576 electrodes (9 electrodes in a microchip times 64 microchips)...
- Design, fabrication and characterization of a capacitive micromachined ultrasonic probe for medical imaging
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica, Universita Roma Tre, 00146 Roma, Italy
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2259-69. 2005
- Dynamic analysis of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers
Edward L Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 4088, USA
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2270-5. 2005
..Thus, the model is useful for designing cMUTs that operate in regimes where membranes make contact with the substrate...
- Piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers based on PZT thin films
Ceramics Laboratory, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology EPFL, CH 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2276-88. 2005
..A transmit-receive experiment with two quasi-identical pMUTs was performed showing significant signal transmission up to a distance of 20 cm in air and 2 cm in the test liquid...
- Fabrication and characterization of piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers with thick composite PZT films
Microelectronics Centre, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 639798
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2289-97. 2005
..The pMUT arrays also have been demonstrated...
- Characterization of micromachined ultrasonic transducers using light diffraction tomography
Department of Electrical Measurements, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:2298-302. 2005
..The results show that air-coupled cMUTs in the frequency range of about 1 MHz as well as the extreme near field of a miniaturized CW 10 MHz water-loaded transducer were successfully characterized with light diffraction tomography...
- Ex vivo accuracy of three electronic apex locators: Root ZX, Elements Diagnostic Unit and Apex Locator and ProPex
Department of Endodontics, School of Dentistry, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Int Endod J 39:408-14. 2006
..To compare ex vivo the accuracy of three electronic apex locators (EALs): Root ZX, Elements Diagnostic Unit and Apex Locator and ProPex...
- The fundamental operating principles of electronic root canal length measurement devices
M H Nekoofar
Department of Endodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
Int Endod J 39:595-609. 2006
..The aim of this review was to clarify the fundamental operating principles of the different types of electronic systems that claim to measure canal length...
- Integrated optoelectronic probe including a vertical cavity surface emitting laser for laser Doppler perfusion monitoring
Alexander N Serov
University of Twente, 7500 AE Enschede, The Netherlands
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 53:2067-74. 2006
..For very low perfusion levels, the signal-to-noise ratio of the fiber-optic device is higher. This difference can mainly be attributed to the shorter coherence length of the VCSEL compared with the edge-emitting laser diode...
- Compact multileaf collimator for conformal and intensity modulated fast neutron therapy: electromechanical design and validation
J B Farr
Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute, Bloomington, Indiana 47408, USA
Med Phys 33:3313-20. 2006
- Integration of 2D CMUT arrays with front-end electronics for volumetric ultrasound imaging
Ira O Wygant
Edward L Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 55:327-42. 2008
- The electronic neutron/photon dosemeter PTB DOS-2002
Physikalisch Technische Bundesanstalt, Bundesallee 100, D 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 110:291-5. 2004
..It can be used in a wide temperature region from -20 degrees C to +50 degrees C, shows almost no interference in electromagetic fields but is still shock sensitive...
- DNA detection by integrable electronics
DEIS, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Biosens Bioelectron 19:781-7. 2004
..The sensitivity, the reliability, and the reproducibility of this device have been evaluated by experiments performed with a (non-integrated) prototype implementation, easily integrable in IC and/or micro-fabricated lab-on-a-chip...
- An in vivo comparison of two frequency-based electronic apex locators
Aaron R Welk
Department of Endodontology, Oregon Health and Sciences University, School of Dentistry, Portland 97201, USA
J Endod 29:497-500. 2003
..0001). The ability to locate the minor diameter (+/- 0.5 mm) was 90.7% for the Root ZX and 34.4% for the Endo Analyzer Model 8005...
- Implementation of multichannel sensors for remote biomedical measurements in a microsystems format
Erik A Johannessen
Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Rankine Building, Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LT, UK
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 51:525-35. 2004
..The sensors were fabricated on two separate silicon chips located at the front end of the capsule. The robust nature of the pill makes it adaptable for use in a variety of environments related to biomedical and industrial applications...
- Digital CMOS sensor chips for media-isolated liquid flow sensing
Sensirion AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Med Device Technol 14:16-8. 2003
..New digital sensor technology that comes from semiconductor engineering enables media-isolated and extremely precise measurement of small mass flows in medical devices. The capabilities and potential of this technology are described...
- Electronic determination of root canal length in primary teeth with and without root resorption
Poliklinik für Zahnerhaltungskunde, Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany
Int Endod J 35:447-52. 2002
..To test an electrical device for determining root canal length in primary teeth in vitro, and to compare it with the radiographic length measurement...
- Use of water-equivalent plastic scintillator for intravascular brachytherapy dosimetry
School of Medical Sciences, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Bundoora, Australia
Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 27:5-10. 2004
..The system described is particularly useful where measurement of actual dose rate in real time, a high level of stability and repeatability, portability, and immediate access to results are prime requirements...
- Characterisation of an electronic radon gas personal dosemeter
Institute of Physical Chemistry, Georg August University, Tammannstrasse 6, D 37077 Gottingen, Germany
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 107:287-92. 2003
..The diffusion behaviour of the radon gas into the measurement chamber, susceptibility to thoron, efficiency, influence of humidity, accuracy and the detection limit were checked...
- Miniature C-shaped transducers for chordae tendineae force measurements
Sten Lyager Nielsen
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Skejby Sygehus, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
Ann Biomed Eng 32:1050-7. 2004
- Microelectronic DNA assay for the detection of BRCA1 gene mutations
NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA 94035 1000, USA
Biomed Microdevices 6:55-60. 2004
..The assay is also highly specific, as the signal-to-noise ratio is much larger than recommended value (72.86 to 321.05 vs. 5) for homozygotes genotyping, and signal ratio close to the perfect value 1 for heterozygotes genotyping (1.04)...
- Microscale transport and sorting by kinesin molecular motors
Department of Electrical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Biomed Microdevices 6:67-74. 2004
..Finally, we inverted the geometry to demonstrate that kinesins can transport gold nanowires along surface immobilized microtubules, providing a model for nanoscale directed assembly...
- An automated optoelectronic reticulocyte counter
Department of Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, Osaka City, University Medical School, Japan
Am J Clin Pathol 92:57-61. 1989
..The counter, R-1000 of Sysmex-TOA Medical Electronics Company, Kobe, Japan, is based on the principles of flow cytometry...
- Comparison of four hematology analyzers, CELL-DYN Sapphire, ADVIA 120, Coulter LH 750, and Sysmex XE-2100, in terms of clinical usefulness
S H Kang
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Int J Lab Hematol 30:480-6. 2008
..Tarrytown, NY, USA), Beckman Coulter LH 750 (Beckman Coulter, Miami, FL, USA), and Sysmex XE-2100 (TOA Medical Electronics Co., Kobe, Japan)...
- [A clinical evaluation of fetal wellbeing--based on fetal behavior with emphasis on conditions contributing to the dissociation of behavior]
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Nippon Sanka Fujinka Gakkai Zasshi 43:853-63. 1991
The recent developments in Medical Electronics (M.E) have led to the possibility of noninvasive methods of evaluating conditions which previously were considered to be a "Black Box"...
- Effects of bacteria and yeast on WBC counting in three automated hematology counters
Hye Ryoun Kim
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, 65 207, 3 Ka Hangang Ro Yongsan Ku, Seoul, 140 757, South Korea
Ann Hematol 87:557-62. 2008
..bacteria and yeast on peripheral blood samples by the ADVIA 120/2120 Hematology System, Sysmex XE-2100 (TOA Medical Electronics, Kobe, Japan) and Coulter LH 750 (Beckman Coulter, Miami, FL, USA). C. albicans, C. tropicalis, C...
- Effects of a wireless local area network (LAN) system, a telemetry system, and electrosurgical devices on medical devices in a hospital environment
K S Tan
Medical Devices Bureau, Therapeutic Products Programme, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Biomed Instrum Technol 34:115-8. 2000
..units, a Mini Doppler Model D900 (Huntleigh Healthcare Ltd) and a Ultrasonic Doppler Model 811 (Parks Medical Electronics, Inc.), were affected by the LAN system...
- Relationship between haemoglobin and haematocrit in the definition of anaemia
Centre de Salut Internacional, CSI, Hospital Clinic IDIBAPS, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Trop Med Int Health 11:1295-302. 2006
..Haematocrit (Hct) (%) is usually defined as three times the value of haemoglobin (Hgb) (g/dl), while the clinical definition of anaemia is related to either an abnormal Hct or Hgb value...
- [Comparison of an immature platelet fraction and reticulated platelet in liver cirrhosis]
Hye Ryoun Kim
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Chung Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Lab Med 27:7-12. 2007
..In this study, we tried to compare the percentage of IPF (IPF) with that of RP (RP) in patients with liver cirrhosis (LC) and controls...
- Urine particles analysis: performance evaluation of Sysmex UF-1000i and comparison among urine flow cytometer, dipstick, and visual microscopic examination
Department of Laboratory Medicine, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Scand J Clin Lab Invest 71:30-7. 2011
..Our objective was to evaluate a newly invented urine flow cytometer, and select an optimal strategy for urinalysis in clinical practice...
- Evaluation of the Sysmex UF-100 urine cell analyzer as a screening test to reduce the need for urine cultures for community-acquired urinary tract infection
Shine Young Kim
Department of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medicine, Pusan National University, Pusan, Republic of Korea
Am J Clin Pathol 128:922-5. 2007
We evaluated the UF-100 flow cytometer (TOA Medical Electronics, Kobe, Japan) as a screening test for community-acquired urinary tract infection (UTI) to reduce the need for bacterial cultures...
- Effect of the hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier HBOC-201 on laboratory instrumentation: cobas integra, chiron blood gas analyzer 840, Sysmex SE-9000 and BCT
Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry and Hematology, Atrium Medisch Centrum Heerlen, The Netherlands
Clin Chem Lab Med 37:71-6. 1999
..Chiron Diagnostics Corporation, East Walpole, MA, USA), routine hemocytometry analyzer (Sysmex SE-9000, TOA Medical Electronics Co Ltd...
- Amniotic fluid lamellar body count: cost-effective screening for fetal lung maturity
P S Lewis
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Hutzel Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48201, USA
Obstet Gynecol 93:387-91. 1999
..To create a highly specific cascade testing scheme for fetal lung maturity using the lamellar body count, lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio (L/S), and phosphatidylglycerol...
- Evaluation of the Sysmex UF-1000i for the diagnosis of urinary tract infection
Dept of Laboratory Medicine, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Am J Clin Pathol 133:577-82. 2010
..We analyzed the Sysmex UF-1000i (TOA Medical Electronics, Kobe, Japan) for accuracy in identifying RBCs and WBCs, casts, bacteria, and epithelia...
- The natural history of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society from a modern perspective
Department of Signal Theory and Communications, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spaina
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2009:1086-8. 2009
..history of Biomedical Engineering and the development of the IEEE EMBS since the inception of its predecessors, the AIEE Committee on Electrical Techniques in Medicine and Biology and the IRE Professional Group in Medical Electronics.
- [Three Cases of Pseudoeosinophilia Associated with Malaria Determined in the Sysmex XE-2100 Automated Hematology Analyzer.]
G Bo Rae Park
Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea
Korean J Lab Med 26:77-80. 2006
..three cases of malaria that had thrombocytopenia and pseudoeosinophilia shown in the Sysmex XE-2100 (TOA Medical Electronics, Kobe, Japan) automated hematology analyzer...
- Potential GPRS 900/180-MHz and WCDMA 1900-MHz interference to medical devices
he Australian Centre for Bioeffects Research and Telstra Research Laboratories, Clayton, Victoria 3168, Australia
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:1858-66. 2007
..Our conclusion from this and a related study on consumer devices is that WCDMA handsets are unlikely to be a significant interference threat to medical electronics at typical separation distances.
- Meeting design challenges of ultralow-power system-on-chip technology
Research and Development, Ultra Low Power Communications Division, Roborough, Plymouth, UK
Med Device Technol 15:30-4. 2004
..New-generation battery-powered products are required to provide increasingly greater performance. This article examines technology solutions and design techniques that can be employed to achieve ultralow-power medical devices...
- Accuracy of the Justy II Apex locator in determining working length in simulated horizontal and vertical fractures
Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, Complutense University, Madrid, Spain
Int Endod J 37:174-7. 2004
..To study the effectiveness of an electronic apex locator (EAL; Justy II; Yoshida Dentcraft, Tokyo, Japan) in locating simulated horizontal and vertical fractures in single roots...
- Platinum electrode noise in the ENG spectrum
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, Torrington Place, London, UK
Med Biol Eng Comput 46:997-1003. 2008
..This differs from Ag/AgCl electrodes for which the interface noise has been reported to be higher than the thermal noise, and therefore calculation of the total noise will be more difficult...
- Safety evaluation of a Medical Device Data System
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2012:5899-902. 2012
..We conducted a range of tests to confirm the safety of deploying BedMaster (Excel Medical Electronics, Jupiter FL, USA), which is third-party software sold expressly to provide electronic data extraction and ..
- Microfabrication in biology and medicine
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
Annu Rev Biomed Eng 1:401-25. 1999
..Herein, we describe microfabrication technology and its application to biology and medicine. We detail several classes of advantages conferred by microfabrication and how these advantages have been used to date...
- A software upgrade method for micro-electronics medical implants
Engineerinig Mechanical Department, Tsinghua University, Beijing, PR China
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5009-12. 2006
..This paper introduces the software upgrade method using in-application programming (IAP) and emphasizes how to insure the system, especially the implanted part's reliability and stability while upgrading...
- Dimensional change in muscle as a control signal for powered upper limb prostheses: a pilot study
L P Kenney
Department of Rehabilitation, University of Salford, UK
Med Eng Phys 21:589-97. 1999
..1-0.3 mm, around 10% of the signal range. The principal problem encountered was the shift in signal with time and socket donning and doffing...
- Magnetic induction tomography: experimental realization
Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow
Physiol Meas 21:89-94. 2000
..Measurements with saline filled phantoms having various spatial distributions of conductivity were carried out and images were reconstructed. The experiments have demonstrated the applicability of MIT for medical imaging and diagnostics...
- Subjective assessment of temporomandibular joint sounds
J F Prinz
Department of Anatomy, University of Hong Kong
J Oral Rehabil 25:765-9. 1998
..It is therefore doubtful that the human ear can distinguish the reciprocal click associated with disc displacement with reduction from clicks due to defects of form on the basis of their relative position in the envelope of movement...
- Tracing an unhandled suspect lesion through a gamma probe
R S Dâmaso
Departamento de Engenharia Nuclear, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, and Hospital Mater Dei, Belo Horizonte, M G, Brazil
Artif Organs 24:189-92. 2000
..A phantom model mimicking a breast was built in order to help in the calibration of the system. Earliest results in an external detection procedure using the model and a 0.3 ml tracer sample (7 MBq activity) are presented...
- A comparison between two electronic apex locators: an ex vivo investigation
Department of Dental Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Int Endod J 40:362-73. 2007
..To compare ex vivo the performance of the Apex Finder and the Root ZX apex locators, with and without irrigant, in canals having different diameters...
- Incorporating microfabrication in diagnostic instruments
Cambridge Consultants Ltd, UK
Med Device Technol 17:31-4. 2006
..This article reviews some factors that have proved useful in the successful incorporation of microfabrication...
- Ex vivo evaluation of the accuracy of two electronic apex locators during root canal length determination in primary teeth
M R Leonardo
Department of Pediatric, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Ribeirao Preto School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int Endod J 41:317-21. 2008
..To evaluate ex vivo the accuracy of two electronic apex locators during root canal length determination in primary incisor and molar teeth with different stages of physiological root resorption...
- MEMS for enhanced optical diagnostics in endoscopy
Stephane R Chamot
Microvision and Microdiagnostics Group, Advanced Photonics Laboratory, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 16:101-8. 2007
- Multiply charged carbon-ion production for medical application
National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Inage, Chiba, Japan
Rev Sci Instrum 79:02C303. 2008
..We summarize our over 13 years of experience, and show the scope for further developments...
- Electronic tagging of surgical sponges to prevent their accidental retention
Carl E Fabian
Department of Radiology, University of Miami, FL, USA
Surgery 137:298-301. 2005
..This work describes a different approach to this problem: tagging articles placed into the wound with markers able to be rapidly detected electronically...
- Distributed processing for features improvement in real-time portable medical devices
Erwin John Saavedra Mercado
Unidades Tecnológicas de Santander, Calle de los Estudiantes, No 9 82 Bucaramanga, Colombia
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:5935-8. 2008
..The following paper presents a multiprocessor architecture made from simple microcontrollers to provide an increase in processing performance, power consumption efficiency and lower cost...
- State of the art and challenges of time-of-flight PET
Molecular Imaging, Siemens Healthcare, 810 Innovation Drive, Knoxville, TN 37932, USA
Phys Med 25:1-11. 2009
- Promoting foot-leg movements in children with multiple disabilities through the use of support devices and technology for regulating contingent stimulation
Giulio E Lancioni
Cogn Process 8:279-83. 2007
..Data showed that both children had significant increases in foot-leg movements during the intervention phases. Implications of the data in terms of skill acquisition and further intervention prospects are discussed...
- A quantitative skin impedance test to diagnose spinal cord injury
Safak Sahir Karamehmetoglu
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, 34098, Turkey
Eur Spine J 18:972-7. 2009
..By assessing the experimental protocols and the validation results, the proposed method seemed to be a simple, objective, quantitative, non-invasive and non-expensive way of assessing SCI in such patients...
- Electromyographic control of a hands-free electrolarynx using neck strap muscles
Heather L Kubert
Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, Boston, MA, USA
J Commun Disord 42:211-25. 2009
..Neck strap muscles have activation patterns capable of simple alaryngeal voice control without requiring RLN transfer...
- MEMSurgery: an integrated test-bed for vascular surgery
Department of Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Med Robot 1:21-30. 2005
..5% to 80%. After a brief training period, the probability increases to 90%...
- Development of measuring system to measure standing pose of the foot using distributed triaxial force sensor
Department of Mechnical Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyotanabe, Japan
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:1482-6. 2006
..The results of experiments show that the measuring system can measure the action force of the foot bottom as distribution information on force in three directions...
- HomeADL for adaptive ADL monitoring within smart homes
Computer Science Research Institute, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:3324-7. 2008
- The use of digital signal processors (DSPs) in real-time processing of multi-parametric bioelectronic signals
Technische Universitat Munchen, Heinz Nixdorf Lehrstuhl für Medizinische Elektronik, Munchen, Germany
Biomed Tech (Berl) 52:143-8. 2007
- Evidence-based analysis of field testing of medical electrical equipment
A G Taktak
Dept Clinical Eng, R Liverpool Univ Hosp, UK
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:4078-80. 2006
..Although 61% of failures were attributed to the mains lead, only 50% of the respondents said that they had a management system in place for detachable mains leads...
- Otto Schmitt and the Archaeus Project. Adventures in the anomalous
Archaeus Project, Hawaii
IEEE Eng Med Biol Mag 23:57-9. 2004
- Real time measurement of RR intervals using a digital signal processor
A C Buttfield
Clinical Engineering Northwestern Medical Physics, Withington Hospital, Manchester M20 2LR, UK
J Med Eng Technol 29:8-13. 2005
..The high processing speed of a DSP has proved ideal for accurate RR interval measurement. The system is described and test results with various signal to noise ratios and different types of noise are presented...