Romero, Laura M. Roa

XIII Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2013

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Table of contents

Part I. Keynote Speakers

1. Design, Development, Training and Use of Medical Devices; with Practical Examples from Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery
Alan Murray

Part II. Invited Presentations

2. David Dewhurst – Biomedical Engineer and IFMBE Pioneer
R. L. G. Kirsner, J. S. McKenzie

3. Did Jan Swammerdam Do the First Electric Stimulation over 100 Years before Luigi Galvani?
J. A. Malmivuo, J. Honkonen, K. E. Wendel

Part III. Biomechanics, Robotics and Minimal Invasive Surgery

4. Shear Stress Rapidly Alters the Physical Properties of Vascular Endothelial Cell Membranes by Decreasing Their Lipid Order and Increasing Their Fluidity
K. Yamamoto, Akira Kamiya, Joji Ando

5. An In Vitro Analysis of the Influence of the Arterial Stiffness on the Aortic Flow Using Three-Dimensional Particle Tracking Velocimetry
U. Gülan, B. Lüthi, M. Holzner, A. Liberzon, A. Tsinober, W. Kinzelbach

6. A New Method for Coronary Artery Mechanical Properties
Omer Shalev, Dar Weiss, Yigal Kassif, Rami Haj-Ali, Shmuel Einav

7. Numerical Analysis of a Novel External Support Device for Vein Bypass Grafts
T. Meirson, E. Orion, G. Bolotin, M. Brand, I. Avrahami

8. Hemodynamical Aspects of Endovascular Repair for Aortic Arch Aneurisms
A. Nardi, M. Brand, M. Halak, M. Ratan, D. Silverberg, I. Avrahami

9. Optical Tracking System Integration into IORT Treatment Planning System
E. Marinetto, V. García-Vázquez, J. A. Santos-Miranda, F. Calvo, M. Valdivieso, C. Illana, M. Desco, J. Pascau

10. Comparative Study of Two Laparoscopic Instrument Tracker Designs for Motion Analysis and Image-Guided Surgery: A Technical Evaluation
J. A. Sánchez-Margallo, F. M. Sánchez-Margallo, I. Oropesa, M. Lucas, J. Moreno, E. J. Gómez

11. A Decision Support System Applied to Lipodystrophy Based on Virtual Reality and Rapid Prototyping
G. Gómez Ciriza, C. Suárez Mejías, C. Parra Calderón, T. Gómez Cía, R. López García

12. Comparison between Optical and MRI Trajectories in Stereotactic Neurosurgery
K. Wårdell, N. Haj-Hosseini, S. Hemm

13. EVA: Endoscopic Video Analysis of the Surgical Scene for the Assessment of MIS Psychomotor Skills
I. Oropesa, P. Sánchez-González, J. A. Sánchez-Margallo, J. García-Novoa, F. M. Sánchez-Margallo, E. J. Gómez

14. Quantitative Evaluation of a Real-Time Non-rigid Registration of a Parametric Model of the Aorta for a VR-Based Catheterization Guidance System
P. Fontanilla-Arranz, B. Rodriguez-Vila, H. Fontenelle, J. Tarjuelo-Gutiérrez, O. J. Elle, E. J. Gómez

15. Transtibial Amputee Gait: Kinematics and Temporal-Spatial Analysis
A. E. K. Ferreira, E. B. Neves, A. G. Melanda, A. C. Pauleto, D. D. Iucksch, L. A. M. Knaut, R. M. Silva, R. F. M. Cunha

16. Development and User Assessment of a Body-Machine Interface for a Hybrid-Controlled 6-Degree of Freedom Robotic Arm (MERCURY)
N. Moustakas, A. Athanasiou, P. Kartsidis, P. D. Bamidis, A. Astaras

17. EMG and Kinematics Assessment of Postural Responses during Balance Perturbation on a 3D Robotic Platform: Preliminary Results in Children with Hemiplegia
C. Marchis, F. Patané, M. Petrarca, S. Carniel, M. Schmid, S. Conforto, E. Castelli, P. Cappa, T. D’Alessio

18. Simulation-Based Planification Tool for an Assistance-as-Needed Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Robotic Orthosis
R. Pérez-Rodríguez, C. Rodríguez, F. Molina, C. Gómez, E. Opisso, J. M. Tormos, J. Medina, E. J. Gómez

19. Total Joint Replacement: Biomaterials for Application in the Temporomandibular Joint
N. Fakih-Gomez, L. M. Gonzalez-Perez, B. Gonzalez Perez-Somarriba

20. Kinematic Indexes’ Reproducibility of Horizontal Reaching Movements
G. D’Addio, L. Iuppariello, M. Romano, F. Lullo, N. Pappone, M. Cesarelli

21. Handling Disturbances on Planned Trajectories in Robotic Rehabilitation Therapies
V. Rajasekaran, J. Aranda, A. Casals

22. Computational Modelling of the Shape Deviations of the Sphere Surfaces of Ceramic Heads of Hip Joint Replacement
V. Fuis, Koukal, Z. Florian, P. Janicek

23. An Innovative Multisensor Controlled Prosthetic Hand
N. Carbonaro, G. Anania, M. Bacchereti, G. Donati, L. Ferretti, G. Pellicci, G. Parrini, N. Vitetta, D. Rossi, A. Tognetti

24. Robot-Assisted Surgical Platform for Controlled Bone Drilling: Experiments on Temperature Monitoring for Assessment of Thermal Bone Necrosis
M. A. Landeira Freire, J. C. Ramos González, E. Sánchez Tapia

25. A Kinematic Analysis of the Hand Function
J. Martin-Martin, A. I. Cuesta-Vargas

26. Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery Using a Miniature Robotic System
I. Rivas-Blanco, M. Cuevas-Rodriguez, E. Bauzano, J. Gomez-deGabriel, V. F. Muñoz

27. Characterization of Anastomosis Techniques for Robot Assisted Surgery
Jordi Campos, Enric Laporte, Gabriel Gili, Carlos Peñas, Alicia Casals, Josep Amat

28. Considering Civil Liability as a Safety Criteria for Cognitive Surgical Robots
E. Berges, A. Casals

29. Kinematic Quantification of Gait Asymmetry in Patients with Elastic Ankle Wrap Based on Cyclograms
P. Kutilek, J. Hejda, Z. Svoboda

30. Fat Percentage Equation for Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Novel Approach
E. B. Neves, E. Krueger, B. R. Rosário, M. C. N. Oliveira, S. Pol, W. L. Ripka

31. Functional and Structural of the Erector Spinae Muscle during Isometric Lumbar Extension
M. González-Sánchez, A. I. Cuesta-Vargas

32. On Evaluation of Shoulder Roundness by Use of Single Camera Photogrammetry
A. Katashev, E. Shishlova, V. Vendina

33. Effects of Superimposed Electrical Stimulation Training on Vertical Jump Performance: A Comparison Study between Men and Women
D. C. Costa, M. N. Souza, A. V. Pino

34. Attentional Focus and Functional Connectivity in Cycling: An EEG Case Study
S. Comani, S. Fronso, E. Filho, A. M. Castronovo, M. Schmid, L. Bortoli, S. Conforto, C. Robazza, M. Bertollo

35. ERD/ERS Patterns of Shooting Performance within the Multi-Action Plan Model
S. Comani, L. Bortoli, S. Fronso, E. Fiho, C. Marchis, M. Schmid, S. Conforto, C. Robazza, M. Bertollo

36. Upper Limb Joint Torque Distribution Resulting from the Flat Tennis Serve Impact Force
W. D. Masinghe, T. Nanayakkara, G. Collier

37. The Fatigue Vector: A New Bi-dimensional Parameter for Muscular Fatigue Analysis
S. Conforto, A. M. Castronovo, C. Marchis, M. Schmid, M. Bertollo, C. Robazza, S. Comani, T. D’Alessio

38. Kinetic Analysis of Manual Wheelchair Propulsion in Athletes and Users with Spinal Cord Injury
M. Solís-Mozos, A. Ama-Espinosa, B. Crespo-Ruiz, E. Pérez-Rizo, J. F. Jimenez-Díaz, A. Gil-Agudo

39. Multimodal MRI Evaluation of Physiological Changes on Leg Muscles due to Fatigue after Intense Exercise
Mario Forjaz Secca, Sergio S. Alves, Ana Rita Pereira, José Nuno Alves, Filipa Joao, Antonio P. Veloso, Michael Noseworthy, Nuno Jalles Tavares, Cristina Meneses

Part IV. Biomedical Imaging and Processing

40. Design and Implementation of a Bipolar Current Source for MREIT Applications
H. H. Eroglu, B. M. Eyüboglu, C. Göksu

41. Automatic Detection of Heart Center in Late Gadolinium Enhanced MRI
K. Engan, V. Naranjo, T. Eftestøl, L. Woie, A. Schuchter, S. Ørn

42. The Application of Highly Accelerated MR Acquisition Techniques to Imaging the Peripheral Vasculature
Stephen J. Riederer

43. A New Label Fusion Method Using Graph Cuts: Application to Hippocampus Segmentation
C. Platero, M. C. Tobar, J. Sanguino, O. Velasco

44. Computer Aided Decision Support Tool for Rectal Cancer TNM Staging Using MRI
A. Torrado-Carvajal, T. Martin Fernandez-Gallardo, N. Malpica

45. Volume of Tissue Activated in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease from West-Center Region of Colombia Treated with Deep Brain Stimulation
Hernán Darío Vargas Cardona, Mauricio A. Álvarez, Genaro Daza, Enrique Guijarro, Álvaro Orozco

46. Computer-Aided Diagnosis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm after Endovascular Repair Using Active Learning Segmentation and Texture Analysis
G. García, J. Maiora, A. Tapia, M. Graña, M. Blas

47. Assessment of Magnetic Field in the Surroundings of Magnetic Resonance Systems: Risks for Professional Staff
V. M. Febles Santana, J. A. Hernández Armas, M. A. Martín Díaz, S. Miguel Bilbao, J. C. Fernández Aldecoa, V. Ramos González

48. Morphological Characterization of the Human Calvarium in Relation to the Diploic and Cranial Thickness Utilizing X-Ray Computed Microtomography
E. Larsson, F. Brun, G. Tromba, P. Cataldi, K. Uvdal, A. Accardo

49. A Programmable Current Source for MRCDI & MREIT Applications
C. Göksu, B. M. Eyüboğlu, H. H. Eroğlu

50. How Does Compressed Sensing Affect Activation Maps in Rat fMRI?
C. Chavarrias, J. F. P. J. Abascal, P. Montesinos, M. Desco

51. Resting State Functional Connectivity Analysis of Multiple Sclerosis and Neuromyelitis Optica Using Graph Theory
E. Eqlimi, N. Riyahi Alam, M. A. Sahraian, A. Eshaghi, S. Riyahi Alam, H. Ghanaati, K. Firouznia, E. Karami

52. Quantitative Evaluation of Patient-Specific Conforming Hexahedral Meshes of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms and Intraluminal Thrombus Generated from MRI
J. Tarjuelo-Gutierrez, B. Rodriguez-Vila, D. M. Pierce, T. Fastl, E. J. Gomez

53. Compressed Sensing for Cardiac MRI Cine Sequences: A Real Implementation on a Small-Animal Scanner
P. Montesinos, J. F. P. J. Abascal, C. Chavarrías, J. J. Vaquero, M. Desco

54. The Importance of a Valid Reference Region for Intensity Normalization of Perfusion MR Studies in Early Alzheimer’s Disease
M. Lacalle-Aurioles, Y. Alemán-Gómez, J. Guzmán-De-Villoria, J. Olazarán, I. Cruz, J. M. Mateos-Pérez, M. E. Martino, M. Desco

55. A Full Automatic Method for the Soft Tissues Sarcoma Treatment Response Based on Fuzzy Logic
E. Montin, A. Messina, L. T. Mainardi

56. Reconstruction of DSC-MRI Data from Sparse Data Exploiting Temporal Redundancy and Contrast Localization
D. Boschetto, M. Castellaro, P. Prima, A. Bertoldo, E. Grisan

57. The Influence of Slice Orientation in 3D CBCT Images on Measurements of Anatomical Structures
W. Jacquet, E. Nyssen, C. Politis, B. Vande Vannet, P. Bottenberg

58. A Prior-Based Image Variation (PRIVA) Approach Applied to Motion-Based Compressed Sensing Cardiac Cine MRI
J. F. P. J. Abascal, P. Montesinos, E. Marinetto, J. Pascau, J. J. Vaquero, M. Desco

59. Symmetry Based Computer Aided Segmentation of Occluded Cerebral Arteries on CT Angiography
Emilie M. M. Santos, Henk A. Marquering, Olvert A. Berkhemer, Wim Zwam, Aad Lugt, Charles B. Majoie, Wiro J. Niessen

60. Automatic Segmentation of Gray Matter Multiple Sclerosis Lesions on DIR Images
E. Veronese, M. Calabrese, A. Favaretto, P. Gallo, A. Bertoldo, E. Grisan

61. Calibration of a C-arm X-Ray System for Its Use in Tomography
C. Molina, J. Pascau, M. Desco, M. Abella

62. Quantitative Assessment of Prenatal AorticWall Thickness in Gestational Diabetes
Elisa Veronese, Silvia Visentin, Marius Linguraru, Erich Cosmi, Enrico Grisan

63. Fast Anisotropic Speckle Filter for Ultrasound Medical Images
G. Ramos-Llordén, G. Vegas-Sánchez-Ferrero, S. Aja-Fernández, M. Martín-Fernández, C. Alberola-López

64. Parallel Implementation of a X-Ray Tomography Reconstruction Algorithm for High-Resolution Studies
J. Garcia, M. Abella, C. Molina, E. Liria, F. Isaila, J. Carretero, M. Desco

65. Stacked Models for Efficient Annotation of Brain Tissues in MR Volumes
Fabio Aiolli, Michele Donini, Enea Poletti, Enrico Grisan

66. Mumford-Shah Based Unsupervised Segmentation of Brain Tissue on MR Images
A. Cevik, B. M. Eyuboglu

67. Validation of a Computer Aided Segmentation System for Retinography
M. Baroni, P. Fortunato, L. Pollazzi, A. Torre

68. Computer-Assisted System for Hypertensive Risk Determination through Fundus Image Processing
S. Morales, V. Naranjo, F. López-Mir, A. Navea, M. Alcañiz

69. Interventional 2D-3D Registration in the Presence of Occlusion
S. Demirci, F. Manstad-Hulaas, N. Navab

70. Marker-Controlled Watershed for Volume Countouring in PET Images
V. Naranjo, F. López-Mir, C. Marín, S. Morales, J. J. Fuertes, E. Villanueva

71. Predictive and Populational Model for Alzheimer’s Disease Using Structural Neuroimaging
D. López-Rodríguez, A. García-Linares

72. Accurate Cortical Bone Detection in Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography Images
T. Cervinka, J. Hyttinen, H. Sievänen

73. Spatial Aliasing and EMG Amplitude in Time and Space: Simulated Action Potential Maps
B. Afsharipour, K. Ullah, R. Merletti

74. Lacunarity-Based Inherent Texture Correlation Approach for Wireless Capsule Endoscopy Image Analysis
V. S. Charisis, L. J. Hadjileontiadis, G. D. Sergiadis

75. Tracer Kinetic Modeling with R for Batch Processing of Dynamic PET Studies
J. M. Mateos-Pérez, M. Desco, J. J. Vaquero

76. Tensor Radial Lengths for Mammographic Image Enhancement
S. E. Chatzistergos, I. I. Andreadis, K. S. Nikita

77. Magnetic Resonance Texture Analysis: Optimal Feature Selection in Classifying Child Brain Tumors
Suchada Tantisatirapong, Nigel P. Davies, Daniel Rodriguez, Laurence Abernethy, Dorothee P. Auer, C. A. Clark, Richard Grundy, Tim Jaspan, Darren Hargrave, Lesley MacPherson, Martin O. Leach, Geoffrey S. Payne, Barry L. Pizer, Andrew C. Peet, Theodoros N. Arvanitis

78. Image Segmentation for Treatment Planning of Electroporation-Based Treatments of Tumors
M. Marcan, D. Pavliha, R. Magjarevic, D. Miklavcic

79. Detection of Retinal Vessel Bifurcations by Means of Multiple Orientation Estimation Based on Regularized Morphological Openings
Álvar-Ginés Legaz-Aparicio, Rafael Verdú-Monedero, Juan Morales-Sánchez, Jorge Larrey-Ruiz, Jesús Angulo

80. Segmentation of Basal Nuclei and Anatomical Brain Structures Using Support Vector Machines
A. Bosnjak, R. Villegas, G. Montilla, I. Jara

81. Color Analysis in Retinography: Glaucoma Image Detection
Roberto Román Morán, Rafael Barea Navarro, Luciano Boquete Vázquez, Elena López Guillén, Jaime Campos Pavón, Lucía Pablo Gómez de Liaño, David Escot Bocanegra, Luis Santiago, Miguel Ortiz

82. An Image Analysis System for the Assessment of Retinal Microcirculation in Hypertension and Its Clinical Evaluation
X. Zabulis, A. Triantafyllou, P. Karamaounas, C. Zamboulis, S. Douma

83. Automatic Selection of CT Perfusion Datasets Unsuitable for CTP Analysis due to Head Movement
F. Fahmi, H. A. Marquering, G. J. Streekstra, L. F. M. Beenen, N. Y. Janssen, A. Riordan, H. Jong, C. B. L. Majoie, E. Bavel

84. An In-Vitro Model of Cardiac Fibrillation with Different Degrees of Complexity
A. M. Climent, M. S. Guillem, P. Lee, C. Bollensdorff, F. Atienza, M. E. Fernández-Santos, R. Sanz-Ruiz, P. L. Sánchez, F. Fernández-Avilés

85. Semi-automatic Segmentation of Sacrum in Computer Tomography Studies for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy
E. Marinetto, I. Balsa-Lozano, J. Lansdown, J. A. Santos-Miranda, M. Valdivieso, M. Desco, J. Pascau

86. Anatomical Discovery: Finding Organs in the Neighborhood of the Liver
C. Oyarzun Laura, K. Drechsler, S. Wesarg

87. A Comparative Study of Different Methods for Pigmented Lesion Classification Based on Color and Texture Features
J. A. Pérez-Carrasco, B. Acha, C. Serrano

88. Automatic Burn Depth Estimation from Psychophysical Experiment Data
Begoña Acha, Tomás Gómez-Cía, Irene Fondón, Carmen Serrano

89. Segmentation of Retroperitoneal Tumors Using Fast Continuous Max-Flow Algorithm
J. A. Pérez-Carrasco, C. Suárez-Mejías, C. Serrano, J. L. López-Guerra, B. Acha

90. Evaluation of the Visibility of the Color and Monochrome Road Map by the Searching Distance and Time of a Locus of Eye Movement
Takakazu Kobayashi, Tatsuya Oizumi, Kazushige Kimura, Katsumi Sugiyama

91. 3D Segmentation of MRI of the Liver Using Support Vector Machine
J. L. Moyano-Cuevas, A. Plaza, I. Dopido, J. B. Pagador, J. A. Sanchez-Margallo, L. F. Sánchez, F. M. Sánchez-Margallo

92. Interpolation Based Deformation Model for Minimally Invasive Beating Heart Surgery
A. I. Aviles, A. Casals

93. A Framework for Automatic Detection of Lumen-Endothelium Border in Intracoronary OCT Image Sequences
G. Cheimariotis, V. Koutkias, I. Chouvarda, K. Toutouzas, Y. S. Chatzizisis, A. Giannopoulos, M. Riga, A. Antoniadis, C. Doulaverakis, I. Tsampoulatidis, I. Kompatsiaris, C. Stefanadis, G. Giannoglou, N. Maglaveras

94. Learning Optimal Matched Filters for Retinal Vessel Segmentation with ADA-Boost
E. Poletti, E. Grisan

95. Using Optical Flow in Motion Analysis for Evaluation of Active Music Therapy
M. Suzuki, S. Kataoka, E. Shimokawa

96. Application of Gaussian Mixture Models with Expectation Maximization in Bacterial Colonies Image Segmentation for Automated Counting and Identification
I. Silva Maretić, I. Lacković

97. Need of Multimodal SPECT/MRI for Tracking of 111In-Labeled Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Neuroblastoma Tumor-Bearing Mice
L. Cussó, I. Mirones, S. Peña-Zalbidea, L. Lopez-Sánchez, V. García-Vázquez, J. García-Castro, M. Desco

98. First Steps towards a USE System for Non-invasive Thyroid Exploration
J. Rodriguez, O. Moreno-Perez, J. Sabater-Navarro

99. Registration of Small-Animal SPECT/MRI Studies for Tracking Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
V. García-Vázquez, L. Cussó, J. Chamorro-Servent, I. Mirones, J. García-Castro, L. López-Sánchez, S. Peña-Zalbidea, P. Montesinos, C. Chavarrías, J. Pascau, M. Desco

100. Segregation of Emotional Function in Subcortical Structures: MEG Evidence
C. Styliadis, A. A. Ioannides, P. D. Bamidis, C. Papadelis

101. AFM Multimode Imaging and Nanoindetation Method for Assessing Collagen Nanoscale Thin Films Heterogeneity
A. Stylianou, S. V. Kontomaris, D. Yova, G. Balogiannis

102. Segmentation of Corneal Endothelial Cells Contour through Classification of Individual Component Signatures
E. Poletti, A. Ruggeri

103. Split Bregman-Singular Value Analysis Approach to Solve the Compressed Sensing Problem of Fluorescence Diffuse Optical Tomography
J. Chamorro-Servent, J. F. P. J. Abascal, J. Ripoll, J. J. Vaquero, M. Desco

104. Development of an Optical Coherence Tomograph for Small Animal Retinal Imaging
Susana F. Silva, José P. Domingues, José Agnelo, António Miguel Morgado, Rui Bernardes

105. Inhomogeneous Modification of Cardiac Electrophysiological Properties due to Flecainide Administration
A. M. Climent, M. S. Guillem, P. Lee, C. Bollensdorff, F. Atienza, M. E. Fernández-Santos, R. Sanz-Ruiz, P. L. Sánchez, F. Fernández-Avilés

106. Predictive Analysis of Photoacoustic Tomography Images in Dermatological Liposarcoma
F. Fanjul-Vélez, D. Martín-Ruiz, N. Ortega-Quijano, I. Salas-García, J. L. Arce-Diego

107. Monte Carlo Simulation of Radiation through the Human Retina Using Geant4
G. Lopes, D. Tendeiro, J. P. Santos, P. Vieira

108. Semiautomatic Evaluation of Crypt Architecture and Vessel Morphology in Confocal Microendoscopy: Application to Ulcerative Colitis
E. Veronese, E. Poletti, A. Buda, G. Hatem, S. Facchin, G. C. Strurniolo, E. Grisan

109. 3D Reconstruction of Skin Surface Using an Improved Shape-from-Shading Technique
G. Balogiannis, D. Yova, K. Politopoulos

110. QuantiDOPA: A Quantification Software for Dopaminergic Neurotransmission SPECT
A. Niñerola, B. Marti, O. Esteban, X. Planes, A. F. Frangi, M. J. Ledesma-Carbayo, A. Santos, A. Cot, F. Lomeña, J. Pavia, D. Ros

111. Spatial Normalization in Voxel-Wise Analysis of FDG-PET Brain Images
M. E. Martino, V. García-Vázquez, M. Lacalle-Aurioles, J. Olazarán, J. Guzmán Villoria, I. Cruz, J. L. Carreras, M. Desco

112. EndoTOFPET-US a High Resolution Endoscopic PET-US Scanner Used for Pancreatic and Prostatic Clinical Exams
C. Zorraquino

113. Light Emission Efficiency of Gd3Al2Ga3O12:Ce (GAGG:Ce) Single Crystal Under X-ray Radiographic Conditions
I. E. Seferis, C. M. Michail, S. L. David, A. Bakas, N. I. Kalivas, G. P. Fountos, G. S. Panayiotakis, K. Kourkoutas, I. S. Kandarakis, I. G. Valais

114. Calcification Detection Optimization in Dual Energy Mammography: Influence of the X-Ray Spectra
V. Koukou, N. Martini, G. Fountos, P. Sotiropoulou, C. Michail, I. Valais, I. Kandarakis, G. Nikiforidis

115. X-Ray Spectra for Bone Quality Assessment Using Energy Dispersive Counting and Imaging Detectors with Dual Energy Method
P. Sotiropoulou, G. Fountos, N. Martini, V. Koukou, C. Michail, I. Valais, I. Kandarakis, G. Nikiforidis

116. CDMAM Phantom Optimized for Digital Mammography Quality Control by Automatic Image Readout
M. J. Floor-Westerdijk, W. N. J. M. Colier, R. J. M. Burght

117. Experimental Evaluation of a High Resolution CMOS Digital Imaging Detector Coupled to Structured CsI Scintillators for Medical Imaging Applications
C. M. Michail, I. G. Valais, I. E. Seferis, F. Stromatia, E. Kounadi, G. P. Fountos, I. S. Kandarakis

118. Estimation of Contrast Agent Motion from Cerebral Angiograms for Assessing Hemodynamic Alterations Following Aneurysm Treatment by Flow Diversion
T. Benz, M. Kowarschik, J. Endres, P. Maday, T. Redel, N. Navab

119. Graphical User Interface for Breast Tomosynthesis Reconstructions: An Application Using Anisotropic Diffusion Filtering
A. Malliori, K. Bliznakova, A. Daskalaki, N. Pallikarakis

120. Image Analysis of Breast Reconstruction with Silicone Gel Implant
A. Daskalaki, K. Bliznakova, N. Pallikarakis

121. Quantitative Analysis of Marker Segmentation for C-Arm Pose Based Navigation
T. Steger, S. Wesarg

122. Iterative Dual-Energy Material Decomposition for Slow kVp Switching: A Compressed Sensing Approach
A. Sisniega, J. Abascal, M. Abella, J. Chamorro, M. Desco, J. J. Vaquero

123. Brain Gray – White Matter Discrimination in Dual Energy CT Imaging: A Simulation Feasibility Study
A. Dermitzakis, G. Gatzounis, K. Bliznakova

Part V. Biomedical Signal Processing

124. Removal of Low Frequency Interferences from Electrocardio Signal Based on Transform of TP Segment Samples
O. V. Melnik, A. A. Mikheev

125. Noise Reduction Using 2D Anisotropic Diffusion Filter in Inverse Electrocardiography
A. Mazloumi Gavgani, Y. Serinagaoglu Dogrusoz

126. Detection and Identification of S1 and S2 Heart Sounds Using Wavelet Decomposition and Reconstruction
K. Hassani, K. Bajelani, M. Navidbakhsh, John Doyle

127. Estimation of the Hemoglobin Glycation Rate Constant Based on the Mean Glycemia in Patients with Diabetes
P. Ładyżyński, P. Foltyński, J. M. Wójcicki, M. I. Bąk, S. Sabalińska, J. Krzymień, J. Kawiak, W. Karnafel

128. Spatial Dynamics of the Topographic Representation of Electroencephalogram Spectral Features during General Anesthesia
B. Direito, C. Teixeira, B. Ribeiro, A. Dourado, M. P. Santos, M. C. Loureiro

129. The Properties of the Missing Fundamental of Complex Tones
T. Matsuoka, Y. Iitomi

130. Synchrony Analysis of Unipolar Cardiac Mapping during Ventricular Fibrillation
J. Caravaca, E. Soria-Olivas, A. J. Serrano-López, M. Bataller, A. Rosado, L. Such-Belenguer, J. F. Guerrero

131. Symbolic Analysis of Heart Period and QT Interval Variabilities in LQT1 Patients
V. Bari, T. Bassani, A. Marchi, G. Girardengo, L. Calvillo, S. Cerutti, P. A. Brink, L. Crotti, P. J. Schwartz, A. Porta

132. Mechanical Stimulation and Cardiovascular Control in Parkinson Disease
T. Bassani, V. Bari, A. Marchi, S. Tassin, L. Vecchia, M. Canesi, F. Barbic, R. Furlan, A. Porta

133. Variability of EEG Theta Power Modulation in Type 1 Diabetics Increases during Hypo-glycaemia
A. Goljahani, A. S. Sejling, G. Sparacino, C. Fabris, J. Duun-Henriksen, L. S. Remvig, C. Cobelli, C. B. Juhl

134. Analysis of Systematic Inter-channel Time Offsets in FECG from Maternal Abdominal Sensing
P. Melillo, D. Santoro, M. Vadursi

135. Spatiotemporal Brain Activities on Recalling Names of Body Parts
T. Yamanoi, Y. Tanaka, M. Otsuki, H. Toyoshima, T. Yamazaki

136. Elimination of ECG Artefacts in Foetal EEG Using Ensemble Average Subtraction and Wavelet Denoising Methods: A Simulation
F. Abtahi, F. Seoane, K. Lindecrantz, N. Löfgren

137. External Uterine Contractions Signal Analysis in Relation to Labor Progression and Dystocia
H. Gonçalves, P. Pinto, D. Ayres-de-Campos, J. Bernardes

138. Quality Based Adaptation of Signal Analysis Software in Pregnancy Home Care System
J. Wrobel, K. Horoba, J. Jezewski, T. Kupka, M. Jezewski, T. Przybyla

139. A Recovery of FHR Signal in the Embedded Space
T. Przybyła, T. Pander, J. Wróbel, R. Czabański, D. Roj, A. Matonia

140. Online Drawings for Dementia Diagnose: In-Air and Pressure Information Analysis
Marcos Faundez-Zanuy, Enric Sesa-Nogueras, Josep Roure-Alcobé, Josep Garré-Olmo, Karmele Lopez-de-Ipiña, Jordi Solé-Casals

141. Spontaneous Speech and Emotional Response Modeling Based on One-Class Classifier Oriented to Alzheimer Disease Diagnosis
K. Lopez-de-Ipiña, J. B. Alonso, N. Barroso, J. Solé-Casals, M. Ecay-Torres, P. Martinez-Lage, F. Zelarain, H. Egiraun, C. M. Travieso

142. Complexity of Epileptiform Activity in a Neuronal Network and Pharmacological Intervention
D. Abásolo, L. González, Y. Chen

143. Evaluation of Different Handwriting Teaching Methods by Kinematic Analysis
A. Accardo, M. Genna, I. Perrone, P. Ceschia, C. Mandarino

144. Analysis of MEG Activity across the Life Span Using Statistical Complexity
J. Poza, C. Gómez, M. García, A. Bachiller, A. Fernández, R. Hornero

145. Impact of Device Settings and Spontaneous Breathing during IPV in CF Patients
E. Fornasa, A. Accardo, M. Ajcevic, R. Sartori, F. Poli

146. Estimation of Respiratory Mechanics Parameters during HFPV
M. Ajcevic, A. Accardo, E. Fornasa, U. Lucangelo

147. Signal Source Estimation Inside Brain Using Switching Voltage Divider
Yusuke Sakaue, Shima Okada, Masaaki Makikawa

148. A Phase-Space Based Algorithm for Detecting Different Types of Artefacts
A. Brignol, T. Al-ani

149. Automatic Classification of Respiratory Sounds Phenotypes in COPD Exacerbations
Daniel S. Morillo, M. A. Fernández Granero, A. León, L. F. Crespo

150. Response Detection in Narrow-Band EEG Using Signal-Driven Non-Periodic Stimulation
M. Cagy, A. F. C. Infantosi

151. EMG-Based Analysis of Treadmill and Ground Walking in Distal Leg Muscles
F. Nardo, S. Fioretti

152. Temporal Variation of Local Fluorescence Sources in the Photodynamic Process
I. Salas-García, F. Fanjul-Vélez, N. Ortega-Quijano, J. L. Arce-Diego

153. Statistical Analysis of EMG Signal Acquired from Tibialis Anterior during Gait
F. Nardo, A. Mengarelli, G. Ghetti, S. Fioretti

154. Auto-Mutual Information Function for Predicting Pain Responses in EEG Signals during Sedation
U. Melia, M. Vallverdú, M. Jospin, E. W. Jensen, J. F. Valencia, F. Clariá, P. L. Gambus, P. Caminal

155. Prony’s Method for the Analysis of mfVEP Signals
A. J. Fernández-Rodríguez, L. Santiago, R. Blanco, C. Amo, R. Barea, J. M. Miguel-Jiménez, J. M. Rodríguez-Ascariz, E. M. Sánchez-Morla, M. Ortiz, L. Boquete

156. EEG Denoising Based on Empirical Mode Decomposition and Mutual Information
A. Mert, A. Akan

157. Decomposition Analysis of Digital Volume Pulse Signal Using Multi-Model Fitting
Sheng-Cheng Huang, Hao-Yu Jan, Geng-Hong Lin, Wen-Chen Lin, Kang-Ping Lin

158. A Neural Minimum Input Model to Reconstruct the Electrical Cortical Activity
S. Conforto, I. Bernabucci, N. Accornero, M. Bertollo, C. Robazza, S. Comani, M. Schmid, T. D’Alessio

159. Improved Splines Fitting of Intervertebral Motion by Local Smoothing Variation
P. Bifulco, M. Cesarelli, G. D’Addio, M. Romano

160. Effects of Wavelets Analysis on Power Spectral Distributions in Laser Doppler Flowmetry Time Series
G. D’Addio, M. Cesarelli, P. Bifulco, L. Iuppariello, G. Faiella, D. Lapi, A. Colantuoni

161. Outliers Detection and Processing in CTG Monitoring
M. Romano, G. Faiella, P. Bifulco, G. D’Addio, F. Clemente, M. Cesarelli

162. Changes in Heart Rate Variability Associated with Moderate Alcohol Consumption
A. Fratini, P. Bifulco, F. Clemente, M. Sansone, M. Cesarelli

163. EEG Rhythm Analysis Using Stochastic Relevance
L. Duque-Muñoz, C. A. Aguirre-Echeverry, G. Castellanos-Domínguez

164. Optimize ncRNA Targeting: A Signal Analysis Based Approach
N. Maggi, P. Arrigo, C. Ruggiero

165. Mathematical Modelling of Melanoma Collective Cell Migration
J. V. Gallinaro, C. M. G. Marques, F. M. Azevedo, D. O. H. Suzuki

166. Synthetic Atrial Electrogram Generator
M. W. Rivolta, L. T. Mainardi, R. Sassi, V. D. A. Corino

167. EMG Topographic Image Enhancement Using Multi Scale Filtering
K. Ullah, B. Afsharipour, R. Merletti

168. Model Based Estimates of Gain between Systolic Blood Pressure and Heart-Rate Obtained from Only Inspiratory or Expiratory Periods
D. S. Fonseca, A. Beda, A. M. F. L. Miranda Sá, D. M. Simpson

169. Dielectric Properties of Dentin between 100Hz and 1MHz Compared to Electrically Similar Body Tissues
T. Marjanović, I. Lacković

170. Hypoglycaemia-Related EEG Changes Assessed by Approximate Entropy
C. Fabris, A. S. Sejling, G. Sparacino, A. Goljahani, J. Duun-Henriksen, L. S. Remvig, C. Cobelli, C. B. Juhl

171. Non-linear Indices of Heart Rate Variability in Heart Failure Patients during Sleep
R. Cabiddu, S. Mariani, J. Henriques, S. Cerutti, A. M. Bianchi

172. Detrended Fluctuation Analysis of EEG in Depression
M. Bachmann, A. Suhhova, J. Lass, K. Aadamsoo, Ü. Võhma, H. Hinrikus

173. Can Distance Measures Based on Lempel-Ziv Complexity Help in the Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease from Electroencephalograms?
S. Simons, D. Abásolo

174. Predictive Value on Neurological Outcome of Early EEG Signal Analysis in Brain Injured Patients
A. Accardo, M. Cusenza, L. Prisco, F. Monti, A. Draisci, W. Calligaris

175. Lempel-Ziv Complexity Analysis of Local Field Potentials in Different Vigilance States with Different Coarse-Graining Techniques
D. Abásolo, R. Morgado Silva, S. Simons, G. Tononi, C. Cirelli, V. V. Vyazovskiy

176. Heart Rate Variability in Pregnant Women before Programmed Cesarean Intervention
Juan Bolea, Raquel Bailón, Eva Rovira, Jose María Remartínez, Pablo Laguna, Augusto Navarro

177. Fractal Changes in the Long-Range Correlation and Loss of Signal Complexity in Infant’s Heart Rate Variability with Clinical Sepsis
E. Godoy, J. López, L. Bermúdez, A. Ferrer, N. García, C. García Vicent, E. F. Lurbe, J. Saiz

178. Estimation of Coupling and Directionality between Signals Applied to Physiological Uterine EMG Model and Real EHG Signals
A. Diab, M. Hassan, J. Laforêt, B. Karlsson, C. Marque

179. Dynalets: A New Tool for Biological Signal Processing
J. Demongeot, O. Hansen, A. Hamie

180. Cyclostationarity-Based Estimation of the Foetus Subspace Dimension from ECG Recordings
M. Haritopoulos, J. Roussel, C. Capdessus, A. K. Nandi

181. Feature Extraction Based on Discriminative Alternating Regression
C. O. Sakar, O. Kursun, F. Gurgen

182. Influence of Signal Preprocessing on ICA-Based EEG Decomposition
Z. Zakeri, S. Assecondi, A. P. Bagshaw, T. N. Arvanitis

183. Muscle Synergies Underlying Voluntary Anteroposterior Sway Movements
S. Piazza, D. Torricelli, I. M. Alguacil Diego, R. Cano Cuerda, F. Molina Rueda, F. M. Rivas Montero, F. Barroso, J. L. Pons

184. Recognition of Brain Structures from MER-Signals Using Dynamic MFCC Analysis and a HMC Classifier
Mauricio Holguin, German A. Holguin, Hernán Darío Vargas Cardona, Genaro Daza, Enrique Guijarro, Alvaro Orozco

185. Feed-Forward Neural Network Architectures Based on Extreme Learning Machine for Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis
P. J. García-Laencina, G. Rodríguez-Bermúdez, J. Roca-Dorda

186. Breast Tissue Microarray Classification Based on Texture and Frequential Features
M. M. Fernández-Carrobles, G. Bueno, O. Déniz, M. García-Rojo

187. Fuzzy System for Retrospective Evaluation of the Fetal State
R. Czabanski, J. Wrobel, K. Horoba, J. Jezewski, A. Matonia

188. Advanced Processing of sEMG Signals for User Independent Gesture Recognition
A. Doswald, F. Carrino, F. Ringeval

189. Adaptive Classification Framework for Multiclass Motor Imagery-Based BCI
L. F. Nicolas-Alonso, R. Corralejo, D. Álvarez, R. Hornero

190. Computer Program for Automatic Identification of Artifacts in Impedance Cardiography Signals Recorded during Ambulatory Hemodynamic Monitoring
P. Piskulak, G. Cybulski, W. Niewiadomski, T. Pałko

191. Comparison between Artificial Neural Networks and Discriminant Functions for Automatic Detection of Epileptiform Discharges
C. F. Boos, G. R. Scolaro, F. M. Azevedo

192. Classification of Early Autism Based on HPLC Data
T. Kristensen

193. Feature Selection Techniques in Uterine Electrohysterography Signal
D. Alamedine, M. Khalil, C. Marque

194. Studying Functional Brain Networks to Understand Mathematical Thinking: A Graph-Theoretical Approach
Georgios Bamparopoulos, Manousos A. Klados, Nikolaos Papathanasiou, Ioannis Antoniou, Sifis Micheloyannis, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

195. A Short Review on Emotional Recognition Based on Biosignal Pattern Analysis
Manousos A. Klados, Charalampos Styliadis, Panagiotis D. Bamidis

196. Matching Pursuit with Asymmetric Functions for Signal Decomposition and Parameterization
K. J. Blinowska, W. W. Jedrzejczak, K. Kwaskiewicz

197. Analysis of Intracranial Pressure Signals Using the Spectral Turbulence
M. García, J. Poza, D. Santamarta, D. Abásolo, R. Hornero

198. Graph-Theoretical Analysis in Schizophrenia Performing an Auditory Oddball Task
A. Bachiller, J. Poza, C. Gómez, V. Molina, V. Suazo, A Díez, R. Hornero

199. Spectral Parameters from Pressure Bed Sensor Respiratory Signal to Discriminate Sleep Epochs with Respiratory Events
Giulia Tacchino, Guillermina Guerrero, Juha M. Kortelainen, Anna M. Bianchi

200. Wavelet Energy and Wavelet Entropy as a New Analysis Approach in Spontaneous Fluctuations of Pupil Size Study – Preliminary Research
W. Nowak, E. Szul-Pietrzak, A. Hachol

201. Rhythm Extraction Using Spectral–Splitting for Epileptic Seizure Detection
L. M. Sepúlveda, J. D. Martínez, L. Duque, C. D. Acosta, G. Castellanos

202. EEG Metrics Evaluation in Simultaneous EEG-fMRI Olfactory Experiment
Eva Manzanedo, Ana Beatriz Solana, Elena Molina, Ricardo Bruña, Susana Borromeo, Juan Antonio Hernández-Tamames, Francisco Pozo

203. An Emboli Detection System Based on Dual Tree Complex Wavelet Transform
G. Serbes, B. E. Sakar, N. Aydin, H. O. Gulcur

204. New Indices Extracted from Fetal Heart Rate Signal for the Assessment of Fetal Well-Being
A. Fanelli, G. Magenes, M. G. Signorini

205. A Novel Method of Measuring Autonomic Nervous System Pupil Dynamics Using Wavelet Analysis
G. Leal, C. Neves, P. Vieira

Part VI. Bio-micro and Bio-nano Technologies

206. Analysis Sensitivity by Novel Needle-Type GMR Sensor Used in Biomedical Investigation
H. Shirzadfar, J. Claudel, M. Nadi, D. Kourtiche, S. Yamada

207. Focusing of Electromagnetic Waves by Non-Spherical, Au-Si Nano-particles
A. P. Moneda, D. P. Chrissoulidis

208. Hybrid Microfluidic Biosensor for Single Cell Flow Impedance Spectroscopy: Theoretical Approach and First Validations
J. Claudel, M. Ibrahim, H. Shirzadfar, M. Nadi, O. Elmazria, D. Kourtiche

209. Integrating an Electronic Health Record Graphical User Interface into Nanoelectronic-Based Biosensor Technology
Ana María Quintero, Carlos Cavero Barca, Carlos Marcos Lagunar, César Mediavilla, José Luis Conesa, Miguel Roncalés, Yaiza Belacortu, Alejandro Juez, Luis Fernandez, Alexandra Martin, Renzo Molin

210. Synthesis of Gadolinium-doped Fluorescent Au/Ag Nanoclusters as Bimodal MRI Contrast Agents
Walter H. Chang, Cheng-An J. Lin, Ching-Yi Chang, Wen-Fu. Lai

211. Microchannel Modification to Enhance the Sensitivity in Biosensors
M. Gomez-Aranzadi, M. Mujika, S. Arana, D. Hansford

212. Towards Point-of-Use Dielectrophoretic Methods: A New Portable Multiphase Generator for Bacteria Concentration
B. Moral Zamora, J. M. Álvarez Azpeitia, J. Colomer Farrarons, P. Ll. Miribel Català, A. Homs Corbera, A. Juárez, J. Samitier

213. Flagella – Templates for the Synthesis of Metallic Nanowires
L. Deutscher, L. D. Renner, G. Cuniberti

214. A Versatile Microfabricated Platform for Single-Cell Studies
A. Benavente-Babace, D. Gallego-Pérez, D. J. Hansford, S. Arana, E. Pérez-Lorenzo, M. Mujika

215. Photoacoustics of Gold Nanorods under Low Frequency Laser Pulses in Optical Hyperthermia
C. Sánchez, J. A. Ramos, T. Fernández, F. Pozo, J. J. Serrano

216. Demonstration of an On-Chip Real-Time PCR for the Detection of Trypanosoma Cruzi

R. C. P. Rampazzo, M. Cereda, A. Cocci, M. Fazio, M. A. Bianchessi, A. C. Graziani, M. A. Krieger, A. D. T. Costa

217. A Stand-Alone Platform for Prolonged Parallel Recordings of Neuronal Activity
G. Regalia, E. Biffi, A. Menegon, G. Ferrigno, A. Pedrocchi

218. Interdigitated Biosensor for Multiparametric Monitoring of Bacterial Biofilm Development
S. Becerro, J. Paredes, S. Arana

219. Human Splenon-on-a-chip: Design and Validation of a Microfluidic Model Resembling the Interstitial Slits and the Close/Fast and Open/Slow Microcirculations
LG. Rigat-Brugarolas, M. Bernabeu, A. Elizalde, M. Niz, L. Martin-Jaular, C. Fernandez-Becerra, A. Homs-Corbera, H. A. Portillo, J. Samitier

220. Microbioreactor Integrated with a Sensor for Monitoring Intracellular Green Fluorescence Protein (GFP)
Godfrey Pasirayi, Meez Islam, Simon M. Scott, Liam O’Hare, Zulfiqur Ali

221. Simultaneous Electrochemical Detection of Dopamine, Catechol and Ascorbic Acid at a Poly(acriflavine) Modified Electrode
M. Rashid, V. Auger, Z. Ali

222. Induced Transmembrane Voltage during Cell Electrofusion Using Nanosecond Electric Pulses
L. Rems, D. Miklavčič, G. Pucihar

223. Gene Transfer to Adherent Cells by in situ Electroporation with a Spiral Microelectrode Assembly
Tomás García Sánchez, Maria Guitart, Javier Rosell-Ferrer, Anna M. Gomez-Foix, Ramon Bragós

Part VII. Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Endocrine Systems Engineering

224. Low Contents of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Cultured Rat Cardiomyocytes
D. Sato, T. Karimata, T. Wakatsuki, Z. Feng, A. Nishina, M. Kusunoki, T. Nakamura

225. Classification of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Using Integrated Software Suite
Almir Badnjevic, Mario Cifrek, Dragan Koruga

226. Mathematical Model of Apico Aortic Conduit in Presence of Steno-Insufficiency
G. Fragomeni, M. Rossi, F. Condemi, R. Mazzitelli, G. F. Serraino, A. Renzulli

227. Computational Hemodynamic Model of the Human Cardiovascular System
A. Talaminos, L. M Roa, A. Álvarez, I. Valverde, J. Reina

228. Object-Oriented Modeling and Simulation of the Arterial Pressure Control System by Using MODELICA
J. Fernandez Canete, J. Luque, J. Barbancho, V. Muñoz

229. Electrical Remodeling in the Epicardial Border Zone of the Human Infarcted Ventricle
J. V. Visconti, L. Romero, J. M. Ferrero, J. Sáiz, B. Trenor

230. Comparing Hodgkin-Huxley and Markovian Formulations for the Rapid Potassium Current in Cardiac Myocytes: A Simulation Study
E. Godoy, L. Romero, J. M. Ferrero

231. Mechanical Properties of Different Airway Stents
A. Ratnovsky, N Mell, S Wald, M. R. Kramer, S. Naftali

232. Site-Specific Mechanical Properties of Aortic Bifurcation
J. Kronek, L Horny, T. Adamek, H. Chlup, R. Zitny

233. Cardiac Autonomic Nervous System Activity on Breathing Training
H. Nakamura, H. Saito, M. Yoshida

234. Context Aware Contribution in Ambulatory Electrocardiogram Measurements Using Wearable Devices
F. J. Martinez-Tabares, G. Castellanos-Dominguez

235. A Versatile Synchronization System for Biomedical Sensor Development
M. Zakrzewski, A. Joutsen, J. Hännikäinen, K. Palovuori

236. ECG Acquisition Using Fluid-Repellent, Wearable Electrodes
F. J. Martinez-Tabares, G. P. Cardona-Cuervo, G. Castellanos-Dominguez

237. Accuracy of the Oscillometric Fixed-Ratio Blood Pressure Measurement Using Different Methods of Characterization of Oscillometric Pulses
J. Talts, R. Raamat, K. Jagomägi, J. Kivastik

238. Differences in QRS Locations due to ECG Lead: Relationship with Breathing
M. A. García-González, A. Argelagós, M. Fernández-Chimeno, J. Ramos-Castro

239. Synchrosqueezing Index for Detecting Drowsiness Based on the Respiratory Effort Signal
N. Rodríguez-Ibáñez, M. A. García-González, M. Fernández-Chimeno, H. Rosario, J. Ramos-Castro

240. Applying Variable Ranking to Oximetric Recordings in Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
D. Álvarez, G. C. Gutiérrez-Tobal, J. Gómez-Pilar, F. Campo, M. López, R. Hornero

241. Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation Termination Prognosis through the Application of Generalized Hurst Exponents
M. Julián, R. Alcaraz, J. J. Rieta

242. Evaluation of Laplacian Diaphragm Electromyographic Recordings in a Static Inspiratory Maneuver
L. Estrada, A. Torres, J. Garcia-Casado, Y. Ye-Lin, R. Jané

243. Analysis of Normal and Continuous Adventitious Sounds for the Assessment of Asthma
M. Lozano, J. A. Fiz, R. Jané

244. Automatic Extrasystole Detection Using Photoplethysmographic Signals
A. Solosenko, V. Marozas

245. ECG Signal Reconstruction Based on Stochastic Joint-Modeling of the ECG and the PPG Signals
D. Martín-Martínez, P. Casaseca-de-la-Higuera, M. Martín-Fernández, C. Alberola-López

246. Application of Impedance Cardiography for Haemodynamic Monitoring in Patients with Ischaemic Stroke
A. Zielińska, H. Dudek, G. Cybulski

247. AR versus ARX Modeling of Heart Rate Sequences Recorded during Stress-Tests
J. Holcik, T. Hodasova, P. Jahn, P. Melkova, J. Hanak

248. Cancellation of Cardiac Interference in Diaphragm EMG Signals Using an Estimate of ECG Reference Signal
A. Torres, J. A. Fiz, R. Jané

249. Relevance of the Atrial Substrate Remodeling during Follow-Up to Predict Preoperatively Atrial Fibrillation Cox-Maze Surgery Outcome
A. Hernández, R. Alcaraz, F. Hornero, J. J. Rieta

250. A New Method to Estimate Atrial Fibrillation Temporal Organization from the Surface Fibrillatory Waves Repetitiveness
R. Alcaraz, F. Hornero, J. J. Rieta

251. Study on Atrial Arrhythmias Optimal Organization Assessment with Generalized Hurst Exponents
M. Julián, R. Alcaraz, J. J. Rieta

252. New Sleep Transition Indexes for Describing Altered Sleep in SAHS
O. Urra, R. Jané

253. Blood Pressure Variability Analysis in Supine and Sitting Position of Healthy Subjects
B. F. Giraldo, A. Calvo, B. Martínez, A. Arcentales, R. Jané, S. Benito

254. Noninvasive Interdependence Estimation between Atrial and Ventricular Activities in Atrial Fibrillation
R. Alcaraz, J. J. Rieta

255. Prototype Development of a Computerized System for Interpretation of Heart Sounds Using Wavelet
I. S. G. Brites, N. Oki

256. Oxygen Dynamics in Microcirculation of Skeletal Muscle
M. Shibata, S. Hamashima, S. Ichioka, A. Kamiya

257. Computational Study on Aneurysm Hemodynamics Affected by a Deformed Parent Vessel after Stenting
W. Jeong, M. H. Han, K. Rhee

258. Inflation Tests of Vena Saphena Mangna for Different Loading Rates
J. Veselý, L. Horný, H. Chlup, R. Žitný

259. Modeling of Stent Implantation in a Human Stenotic Artery
G. S. Karanasiou, A. I. Sakellarios, E. E. Tripoliti, E. G. M. Petrakis, M. E. Zervakis, Francesco Migliavacca, Gabriele Dubini, Elena Dordoni, L. K. Michalis, D. I. Fotiadis

260. In Vitro High Resolution Ultrasonography Measurements of Arterial Bifurcations with and without Stenosis as Inputs for In-Silico CFD Simulations
D. Suárez-Bagnasco, G. Balay, L. Cymberknop, R. L. Armentano, C. Negreira

261. Study on the Dynamic Behavior of Arterial End-to-End Anastomosis
P. C. Roussis, A. E. Giannakopoulos, H. P. Charalambous

Part VIII. Clinical Engineering

262. A New Approach for Preventive Maintenance Prioritization of Medical Equipment
N. Saleh, A. Sharawi, M. Abd Elwahed, A. Petti, D. Puppato, G. Balestra

263. 2D and 3D Photogrammetric Models for Respiratory Analysis in Adolescents
W. L. Ripka, L. Ulbricht, E. B. Neves, P. M. Gewehr

264. Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants Treated with Osteopathy Using the I-GERQ-R Questionnaire
M. Gemelli, L. Ulbricht, E. F. R. Romaneli

265. A Comparison of Three Techniques for Wound Area Measurement
P. Foltynski, J. M. Wojcicki, P. Ladyzynski, S. Sabalinska

266. Monitoring Changes of the Tibialis Anterior during Dorsiflexion with Electromyography, Sonomyography, Dynamometry and Kinematic Signals
M. Ruiz-Muñoz, J. Martín-Martín, M. González-Sánchez, A. I. Cuesta-Vargas

267. Automation of Analytical Processes in Immunohematology: Hospital Based-HTA Approach
P. Lago, C. Lombardi, B. Milanesi, P. Isernia, L. Raffaele, A. Berzuini, P. Giussani, C. E. Battista, M. Angeleri, R. Santini

268. Total Laboratory Automation and Clinical Engineering
P. Lago, I. Vallone, A. M. Fenili

269. Development of Vertebral Metrics – An Instrument to Analyse the Spinal Column
C. Quaresma, A. Gabriel, M. Forjaz Secca, P. Vieira

270. Global Program for Certification of Local Clinical Engineers: Back to the Future
M. Medvedec

271. Emerging of Human Factor in Risk Analysis of Home Care Service
F. Clemente, G. Faiella, G. Rutoli, M. Romano, P. Bifulco, A. Fratini, M. Cesarelli

272. Selection and Deployment of a Business Intelligence System (BI) at a Hospital’s Clinical Engineering Department
C. Pérez-Martín, J. C. Fernández-Aldecoa, J. Hernández-Armas, R. Cánovas-Paradell

273. Health Technology Assessment Applied to Health Technology Management through Clinical Engineering
F. A. Santos, A. E. Margotti, F. B. Ferreira, R. Garcia

274. Biomedical Engineering at the Centre for Preclinical Research and Technology
T. Pałko, N. Golnik, K. Pęczalski

275. ’E-HCM’ Project: Cost Calculation Model for Surgical Procedures
P. Perger, M. Buccioli, V. Agnoletti, E. Padovani, G. Gambale

276. Analysis of Combined Ultrasound Therapy and Medium Frequency Current in Abdominal Adiposity
P. A. G. Gripp, A. M. W. Stadnik, A. A. Bona, E. B. Neves

277. Cooperative Experiential Learning Models for Biomedical Engineering Students
S. M. Krishnan

278. Biomedical Engineering Research Improves the Health Care Industry
O. A. Lindahl, B. M. Andersson, R. Lundström, K. Ramser

279. Effect of Different Visual Feedback Conditions on Maximal Grip-Strength Assessment
A. Chkeir, R. Jaber, D. J. Hewson, J. -Y. Hogrel, J. Duchêne

280. Health Technology Assessment of Home Monitoring for Patients Suffering from Heart Failure
L. Pecchia, P. Melillo, M. Attanasio, A. Orrico, E. Pacifici, E. Iadanza

281. Monitoring and Evaluation of Non-pharmacological Anti-smoking Treatment by Monoximetry: The First Three Months
A. M. W. Stadnik, L. Ulbricht, M. F. Sarturi, D. Meirelles, M. Maldaner

282. Patient Satisfaction Evaluation of Telemedicine Applications Is Not Satisfactory
Shuai Zhang, Sally I. McClean, Duncan E. Jackson, Chris Nugent, Ian Cleland

283. Hospital Based Economic Assessment of Robotic Surgery
R. Miniati, F. Dori, G. Cecconi, F. Frosini, F. Saccà, G. Biffi Gentili, F. Petrucci, S. Franchi, R. Gusinu

284. Evaluating Care Coordination and Telehealth Services across Europe through the ACT Programme
C. Maramis, D. Filos, I. Chouvarda, N. Maglaveras, S. Pauws, H. Schonenberg, C. Westerteicher, C. Bescos

285. Early HTA to Inform Medical Device Development Decisions - The Headroom Method
A. M. Chapman, C. A. Taylor, A. J. Girling

286. Analysis of Exposure of Social Alarm Devices in Near Field Conditions
S. Miguel-Bilbao, F. Solano, J. García, O. J. Suárez, D. Rubio, V. Ramos

287. Assessment of Statistical Distribution of Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields from Social Alarm Devices
S. Miguel-Bilbao, J. García, E. Aguirre, L. Azpilicueta, F. Falcone, V. Ramos

288. Increased Complexity of Medical Technology and the Need for Human Factors Informed Design and Training
P. L. Trbovich, S. Pinkney, C. Colvin, A. C. Easty

289. Effects of Combined Use of a Patient-Tracking System and a Smart Drug-Dispenser on the Overall Risk of the Diagnostic-Therapeutic Process
E. Iadanza, S. Bargellini, G. Biffi Gentili

290. Risk Management Process in a Microwave Thermal Ablation System for CE Marking
E. Iadanza, C. Ignesti, G. Biffi Gentili

291. Medical Devices Recalls Analysis Focusing on Software Failures during the Last Decade
Z. Bliznakov, K. Stavrianou, N. Pallikarakis

292. Evaluation of Physical Environment Parameters in Healthcare
G. A. Elias, S. J. Calil

293. Manufacturer Training Impact in Heuristic Analysis: Usability Evaluation Applied on Health Devices
V. H. B. Tsukahara, F. N. Bezerra, R. H. Almeida, F. S. Borges, E. Pantarotto, R. V. Martins, M. Iglesias, P. Trbovich, S. Pinkney, S. J. Calil

294. Heuristic Analysis: A Tool to Improve Medical Device Safety and Usability
F. N. Bezerra, V. H. B. Tsukahara, R. H. Almeida, F. S. Borges, E. Pantarotto, R. V. Martins, M. Iglesias, P. Trbovich, S. Pinkney, S. J. Calil

295. Measurement and Analysis of the Impact of the Environment on the Spread of Ionizing Radiation in Medical Facilities
P. Gabriel, M. Penhaker

Part IX. Health Informatics, E-Health, Telemedicine and Information Technology in Medicine, Bioinformatics

296. Comparing Two Coaching Systems for Improving Physical Activity of Older Adults
H. Similä, J. Merilahti, M. Ylikauppila, S. Muuraiskangas, J. Perälä, S. Kivikunnas

297. Detecting and Analyzing Activity Levels for the Wrist Wearable Unit in the USEFIL Project
James D. Amor, Vijayalakshmi Ahanathapillai, Christopher J. James

298. Home Monitoring of Elderly for Early Detection of Changes in Activity and Behavior Patterns
S. Miguel-Bilbao, J. García, F. López, P. García-Sagredo, M. Pascual, B. Montero, A. Cruz Jentoft, C. H. Salvador

299. Automatic Detection of Health Emergency States at Home
M. Vela, D. Ruiz-Fernández

300. An Adaptive Home Environment Supporting People with Balance Disorders
Iliana Bakola, Christos Bellos, Evanthia E. Tripoliti, Athanasios Bibas, Dimitrios Koutsouris, Dimitrios I. Fotiadis

301. AALUMO: A User Model Ontology for Ambient Assisted Living Services Supported in Next-Generation Networks
P. A. Moreno, M. E. Hernando, E. J. Gómez

302. Internet of Things for Wellbeing – Pilot Case of a Smart Health Cardio Belt
E. Kovatcheva, R. Nikolov, M. Madjarova, A. Chikalanov

303. Advances in Modelling of Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition
R. Summers, T. Abdulla, J. -M. Schleich

304. Glucose-Level Interpolation for Determining Glucose Distribution Delay
Tomas Koutny

305. A Supervised SOM Approach to Stratify Cardiovascular Risk in Dialysis Patients
J. Ion Titapiccolo, M. Ferrario, S. Cerutti, C. Barbieri, F. Mari, E. Gatti, M. G. Signorini

306. Logistic Regression Models for Predicting Resistance to HIV Protease Inhibitor Nelfinavir
L. M. Raposo, M. B. Arruda, R. M. Brindeiro, F. F. Nobre

307. Application of Special Parametric Methods to Model Survival Data
J. Holčík, K. Opršalová

308. Protein Function Prediction Based on Protein-Protein Interactions: A Comparative Study
K. S. Ahmed, S. M. El-Metwally

309. Inhibitory Regulation by microRNAs and Circular RNAs
J. Demongeot, H. Hazgui, J. Escoffier, C. Arnoult

310. Public Electronic Health Record Platform Compliant with the ISO EN13606 Standard as Support to Research Groups
R. Sánchez Madariaga, J. Cáceres Tello, A. Muñoz Carrero, O. Moreno Gil, I. Velázquez Aza, A. Castro Serrano, R. Somolinos Cristóbal

311. Development of a Visual Editor for the Definition of HL7 CDA Archetypes
David Moner, José Alberto Maldonado, Diego Boscá, Alejandro Mañas, Montserrat Robles

312. homeRuleML Version 2.1: A Revised and Extended Version of the homeRuleML Concept
H. A. McDonald, C. D. Nugent, J. Hallberg, D. D. Finlay, G. Moore

313. Detailed Clinical Models Governance System in a Regional EHR Project
D. Bosca, L. Marco, D. Moner, J. A. Maldonado, L. Insa, M. Robles

314. An Extensible Free Software Platform for Managing Image-Based Clinical Trials
M. A. Laguna, N. Malpica, J. A. Hernández-Tamames

315. Reuse of Clinical Information: Integrating Primary Care and Clinical Research through a Bidirectional Standard Interface
Paolo Fraccaro, Valeria Pupella, Roberta Gazzarata, Mauro Giacomini

316. Archetype-Based Solution to Tele-Monitor Patients with Chronic Diseases
Juan Mario Rodríguez, Carlos Cavero Barca, Paolo Emilio Puddu, John Gialelis, Petros Chondros, Dimitris Karadimas, Kevin Keene, Jan-Marc Verlinden

317. Connecting HL7 with Software Analysis: A Model-Based Approach
A. Martínez-García, M. J. Escalona, C. L. Parra-Calderón

318. Integrating the EN/ISO 13606 Standards into an EN/ISO 12967 Based Architecture
J. Calvillo, I. Román, L. M. Roa

319. Design of a Semantic Service for Management of Multi-domain Health Alarms
J. Calvillo, I. Román, L. M. Roa

320. SILAM: Integrating Laboratory Information System within the Liguria Region Electronic Health Record
Alessandro Tagliati, Valeria Pupella, Roberta Gazzarata, Mauro Giacomini

321. A Model for Measuring Open Access Adoption and Usage Behavior of Health Sciences Faculty Members
E. T. Lwoga, F. Questier

322. EHR Anonymising System Based on the ISO/EN 13606 Norm
R. Somolinos, A. Muñoz, M. E. Hernando, M. Pascual, J. Cáceres, R. Sánchez-de-Madariaga, J. A. Fragua, M. Carmona, A. L. Castro, O. Moreno, C. H. Salvador

323. The Status of Information Systems in the Hospitals of the Greek National Health System
George Aggelinos, Sokratis Katsikas

324. Operating Room Efficiency Improving through Data Management
P. Perger, M. Buccioli, V. Agnoletti, E. Padovani, G. Gambale

325. A Semantically Enriched Architecture for an Italian Laboratory Terminology System
Silvia Canepa, Sabrina Roggerone, Valeria Pupella, Roberta Gazzarata, Mauro Giacomini

326. A National Electronic Health Record System for Cyprus
K. C. Neokleous, E. C. Schiza, E. Salameh, K. Palazis, C. N. Schizas

327. Information Driven Care Pathways and Procedures
R. J. Dickinson, R. I. Kitney

328. Decision Making in Screening Diagnostics E-Medicine
G. Balodis, I. Markovica, Z. Markovics, D. Matisone

329. Using Social Network Apps as Social Sensors for Health Monitoring
I. Pagkalos, L. Petrou

330. Advanced Medical Expert Support Tool (A-MEST): EHR-Based Integration of Multiple Risk Assessment Solutions for Congestive Heart Failure Patients
Carlos Cavero Barca, Juan Mario Rodríguez, Paolo Emilio Puddu, Mitja Luštrek, Božidara Cvetković, Maurizio Bordone, Eduardo Soudah, Aitor Moreno, Pedro Peña, Alberto Rugnone, Francesco Foresti, Elena Tamburini

331. Modeling and Implementing a Signal Persistence Manager for Shared Biosignal Storage and Processing
S. Pirola, E. Opri, A. M. Bianchi, S. Marceglia

332. Heart Rate Variability for Automatic Assessment of Congestive Heart Failure Severity
P. Melillo, E. Pacifici, A. Orrico, E. Iadanza, L. Pecchia

333. Support System for the Evaluation of the Posterior Capsule Opacificaction Degree
D. Ruiz, L. González, A. Soriano

334. A Custom Decision-Support Information System for Structural and Technological Analysis in Healthcare
A. Luschi, L. Marzi, R. Miniati, E. Iadanza

335. Performance Assessment of a Clinical Decision Support System for Analysis of Heart Failure
G. Guidi, P. Melillo, M. C. Pettenati, M. Milli, E. Iadanza

336. Self-reporting for Bipolar Patients through Smartphone
P. Berg Andersen, A. Babic

337. Comorbidities Modeling for Supporting Integrated Care in Chronic Cardiorenal Disease
E. Kaldoudi, N. Dovrolis

338. Overall Survival Prediction for Women Breast Cancer Using Ensemble Methods and Incomplete Clinical Data
Pedro Henriques Abreu, Hugo Amaro, Daniel Castro Silva, Penousal Machado, Miguel Henriques Abreu, Noémia Afonso, António Dourado

339. Automatic Blood Glucose Classification for Gestational Diabetes with Feature Selection: Decision Trees vs. Neural Networks
E. Caballero-Ruiz, G. García-Sáez, M. Rigla, M. Balsells, B. Pons, M. Morillo, E. J. Gómez, M. E. Hernando

340. On the Global Optimization of the Beam Angle Optimization Problem in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
H. Rocha, J. M. Dias, B. C. Ferreira, M. C. Lopes

341. Effective Supervised Knowledge Extraction for an mHealth System for Fall Detection
G. Sannino, I. Falco, G. Pietro

342. Chemoprophylaxis Application for Meningococcal Disease for Android Devices
M. Parejo-Bellido, E. Dorronzoro-Zubiete, M. Zurbarán, F. J. Sánchez-Laguna, L. Fernández-Luque, A. A. Muñoz-Macho

343. Automation of Evaluation Protocols of Stand-to-Sit Activity in Expert System
M. J. Cunha, G. Cardozo, F. Azevedo

344. Digital Diary for Persons with Psychological Disorders Using Interaction Design
H. Sørheim, A. Babic

345. A Novel Data-Mining Platform to Monitor the Outcomes of Erlontinib (Tarceva) Using Social Media
A. Akay, A. Dragomir, B. E. Erlandsson

346. Advanced Networked Modular Personal Dosimetry System
R. Chil, L. M. Fraile, J. Vaquero, E. Picado, A. Rodriguez-Moreno, M. C. Rodriguez-Sanchez, S. Borromeo, M. Desco, J. M. Udias, J. J. Vaquero

347. Methods for Personalized Diagnostics
D. L. Hudson, M. E. Cohen

348. The Prediction of Blood Pressure Changes by the Habit of Walking
Toshiyo Tammura, Soichi Maeno, Yutaka Kimira, Yuichi Kimura, Takumu Hattori, Kotaro Minato

349. Parallel Workflows to Personalize Clinical Guidelines Recommendations: Application to Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
G. García-Sáez, M. Rigla, E. Shalom, M. Peleg, E. Caballero, E. J. Gómez, M. E. Hernando

350. Case Based Reasoning in a Web Based Decision Support System for Thoracic Surgery
A. Babic, B. Peterzen, U. Lönn, H. C. Ahn

351. Data Mining in Cancer Registries: A Case for Design Studies
G. Kanza, A. Babic

352. Software Prototype for Triage and Instructional for Homecare Patients
L. Boom, N. Escobar, C. Ruales, L. López

Keywords: Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics and Biological Physics, Biomaterials, Computational Biology/Bioinformatics

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IFMBE Proceedings
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43 pages
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