IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology – Early Access

Quantifying the Suitability of Biosignals Acquired During Surgery for Multimodal Analysis

Quantifying the Suitability of Biosignals Acquired During Surgery for Multimodal Analysis 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: Recently, large datasets of biosignals acquired during surgery became available. As they offer multiple physiological signals measured in parallel, multimodal analysis – which involves their joint analysis – can… read more

Lymphocyte-Infiltrated Periportal Region Detection with Structurally-Refined Deep Portal Segmentation and Heterogeneous Infiltration Features

Lymphocyte-Infiltrated Periportal Region Detection with Structurally-Refined Deep Portal Segmentation and Heterogeneous Infiltration Features 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
The early diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis is essential to reduce hepatitis-related liver function deterioration and mortality. One component of the widely-used Ishak grading system for the grading of periportal… read more

Bayesian Inference of Hidden Cognitive Performance and Arousal States in Presence of Music

Bayesian Inference of Hidden Cognitive Performance and Arousal States in Presence of Music 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: Poor arousal management may lead to reduced cognitive performance. Specifying a model and decoder to infer the cognitive arousal and performance contributes to arousal regulation via non-invasive actuators such… read more

Masked Modeling-Based Ultrasound Image Classification Via Self-Supervised Learning

Masked Modeling-Based Ultrasound Image Classification Via Self-Supervised Learning 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Recently, deep learning-based methods have emerged as the preferred approach for ultrasound data analysis. However, these methods often require large-scale annotated datasets for training deep models, which are not readily… read more

Assessing High-Order Links in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Networks via Static and Dynamic Information Measures

Assessing High-Order Links in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Networks via Static and Dynamic Information Measures 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: The network representation is becoming increasingly popular for the description of cardiovascular interactions based on the analysis of multiple simultaneously collected variables. However, the traditional methods to assess network… read more

Two-Dimensional Array Sinusoidal Waves Conductor for Biometric Measurements

Two-Dimensional Array Sinusoidal Waves Conductor for Biometric Measurements 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: For personalized clinical applications, flexible conductors require both high electrical conductivity and resistance to stretching and bending. Here, we developed a two-dimensional array sinusoidal wave (TDAS) conductor, characterized its… read more

MFEM-CIN: A Lightweight Architecture Combining CNN and Transformer for the Classification of Pre-cancerous Lesions of the Cervix

MFEM-CIN: A Lightweight Architecture Combining CNN and Transformer for the Classification of Pre-cancerous Lesions of the Cervix 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide, ranking among the top four. Unfortunately, it is also the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths among… read more

A Reinforcement Learning Model for Optimal Treatment Strategies in Intensive Care: Assessment of the Role of Cardiorespiratory Features

A Reinforcement Learning Model for Optimal Treatment Strategies in Intensive Care: Assessment of the Role of Cardiorespiratory Features 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Goal: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the importance of cardiorespiratory variables within a Reinforcement Learning (RL) recommendation system aimed at establishing optimal strategies for drug treatment of… read more

Deep Learning-Based Glucose Prediction Models: A Guide for Practitioners and a Curated Dataset for Improved Diabetes Management

Deep Learning-Based Glucose Prediction Models: A Guide for Practitioners and a Curated Dataset for Improved Diabetes Management 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Accurate short- and mid-term blood glucose predictions are crucial for patients with diabetes struggling to maintain healthy glucose levels, as well as for individuals at risk of developing the disease.… read more

Optimized Clinical Feature Analysis for Improved Cardiovascular Disease Risk Screening

Optimized Clinical Feature Analysis for Improved Cardiovascular Disease Risk Screening 150 150 IEEE Open Journal of Engineering in Medicine and Biology (OJEMB)
Objective: To develop a clinical decision support tool that can predict cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk with high accuracy while requiring minimal clinical feature input, thus reducing the time and effort… read more