Journal of Biomedical And Health Informatics

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AI in Medical Imaging Informatics: Current Challenges and Future Directions
This paper reviews state-of-the-art research solutions across the spectrum of medical imaging informatics, discusses clinical translation, and provides future directions for advancing clinical practice. More specifically, it summarizes advances in medical imaging acquisition technologies for different modalities, highlighting the necessity... Read more
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Real-time Lung Tumor Tracking Using A CUDA Enabled Nonrigid Registration Algorithm for MRI
This study intends to develop an accurate, real-time tumor tracking algorithm for the automated radiation therapy for cancer treatment using Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) computing. Although a previous moving mesh based tumor tracking approach has been shown to be successful... Read more
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Cardiac-DeepIED: Automatic Pixel-level Deep Segmentation for Cardiac Bi-ventricle Using Improved End-to-End Encoder-Decoder Network
     Abstract Accurate segmentation of cardiac bi-ventricle (CBV) from magnetic resonance (MR) images has a great significance to analyze and evaluate the function of the cardiovascular system. However, the complex structure of CBV image makes fully automatic segmentation as a well-known challenge.... Read more
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Electrical Properties Tomography Based on B1 Maps in MRI: Principles, Applications, and Challenges
Electrical properties (EPs), namely conductivity and permittivity, are fundamental properties of materials, describing their capability to transfer electrical current or store energy of the electrical field inside the media. In biological tissue, there is a close relationship between EPs and... Read more
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Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Gastric Emptying and Motility in Rats
The assessment of gastric emptying and motility in humans and animals typically requires radioactive imaging or invasive measurements. Here, we developed a robust strategy to image and characterize gastric emptying and motility in rats based on contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging... Read more
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Methods for 2D and 3D Endobronchial Ultrasound Image Segmentation
Xiaonan Zang, Rebecca Bascom, Christopher Gilbert, Jennifer Toth, and William E. Higgins, The Pennsylvania State University, USA Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) is now commonly used for cancer-staging bronchoscopy. Unfortunately, EBUS is challenging to use, and interpreting EBUS video sequences is difficult. Other ultrasound imaging... Read more
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Dynamic 3D MR Visualization and Detection of Upper Airway Obstruction during Sleep using Region Growing Segmentation
Ahsan Javed, Yoon-Chul Kim, Michael C.K. Khoo, Sally L. Davidson Ward, and Krishna S. Nayak, University of Southern California, USA, Volume 63, Issue 2, Pages:431-437 Obstructive sleep apnea is a common breathing disorder in which airflow is blocked during sleep due to collapse... Read more
Special Issue: BRAIN
Development and Validation of a High Fidelity Finite Element Model of Monopolar Stimulation in the Implanted Guinea Pig Cochlea
Paul Wong, Shefin George, Phillip Tran,  Andrian Sue, Paul Carter, and Qing Li, The University of Sydney, The Bionics Institute, Cochlear Limited, Australia Electroanatomical models are a promising means for furthering our understanding of the electrophysiological response to electrical stimulation. In cochlear... Read more
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A Method to Standardize Quantification of Left Atrial Scar From Delayed-Enhancement MR Images
Figure shows a heat map of the left atrium, generated from the algorithm, showing likely areas of scar. Purple stylized dots represent potential sites of ablation based on the scar distribution. Standardization of quantification for left-atrial scar will allow the selection... Read more
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Segmentation of PET Images for Computer-Aided Functional Quantification of Tuberculosis in Small Animal Models
Brent Foster, Ulas Bagci, Ziyue Xu, Bappaditya Dey, Brian Luna, William Bishai, Sanjay Jain, Daniel J. Mollura. The National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins University of Medicine. Volume: 61, Issue: 3, Page: 711-724 Pulmonary infections often cause spatially diffuse and multifocal... Read more