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Integrated Ultrasound and Photoacoustic-guided Laser Ablation Theranostic Endoscopic System

Integrated Ultrasound and Photoacoustic-guided Laser Ablation Theranostic Endoscopic System

Integrated Ultrasound and Photoacoustic-guided Laser Ablation Theranostic Endoscopic System 789 444 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
A novel photoacoustic-guided theranostic Intracardiac endoscopic system was designed and developed. The developed system offers significant advantages, such as accurate monitoring of thermal lesion formation and real-time thermometry. read more
Emulator-Based Optimization of a Semi-Active Hip Exoskeleton Concept: Sweeping Impedance Across Walking Speeds

Emulator-Based Optimization of a Semi-Active Hip Exoskeleton Concept: Sweeping Impedance Across Walking Speeds

Emulator-Based Optimization of a Semi-Active Hip Exoskeleton Concept: Sweeping Impedance Across Walking Speeds 782 430 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
This is the first study to optimize semi-active hip exoskeleton assistance across walking speeds to reduce metabolic cost. We found personalization is important and online tuning can focus on minimizing local muscle activity. read more
: A Robotic System with Embedded Open Microfluidic Chip for Automatic Embryo Vitrification

A Robotic System with Embedded Open Microfluidic Chip for Automatic Embryo Vitrification

A Robotic System with Embedded Open Microfluidic Chip for Automatic Embryo Vitrification 780 435 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
In this work, we report a robotic system to automatically conduct the embryo vitrification process including the pretreatment with CPAs, transfer of single embryo to the Cryotop and cryopreservation with LN2. read more
From skin mechanics to tactile neural coding: Predicting afferent neural dynamics during active touch and perception

From skin mechanics to tactile neural coding: Predicting afferent neural dynamics during active touch and perception

From skin mechanics to tactile neural coding: Predicting afferent neural dynamics during active touch and perception 1849 925 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
This is the first study to predict the group response of the afferent tactile signals under active touch, and this study presents the possibility of using FE based integrated numerical model as a novel method to investigate the human sensorimotor mechanisms. read more
Simultaneous quantification of ankle, muscle, and tendon impedance in humans

Simultaneous quantification of ankle, muscle, and tendon impedance in humans

Simultaneous quantification of ankle, muscle, and tendon impedance in humans 1562 929 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
We developed a novel in vivo measurement technique, the first method capable of measuring muscle and tendon contributions to joint impedance simultaneously in humans. read more
Intravascular Tracking of Micro-Agents Using Medical Ultrasound: Towards Clinical Applications

Intravascular Tracking of Micro-Agents Using Medical Ultrasound: Towards Clinical Applications

Intravascular Tracking of Micro-Agents Using Medical Ultrasound: Towards Clinical Applications 789 444 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
This study demonstrates intravascular micro-agent visualization by utilizing robotic ultrasound-based tracking and visual servoing in clinically-relevant scenarios (using biological tissue, simulation of physiological movement and fluid flow through the vessels). read more
Understanding the Role of Magnetic and Magneto-Quasistatic Fields in Human Body Communication

Understanding the Role of Magnetic and Magneto-Quasistatic Fields in Human Body Communication

Understanding the Role of Magnetic and Magneto-Quasistatic Fields in Human Body Communication 789 444 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
Viability of magnetic field based Human Body Communication (M-HBC) is explored through simulation and experiments with multiple M-HBC modes, and their comparison with electric field based Human Body Communication. read more
Electromechanical Characterization of Human Brain Tissues: A Potential Biomarker for Tumor Delineation

Electromechanical Characterization of Human Brain Tissues: A Potential Biomarker for Tumor Delineation

Electromechanical Characterization of Human Brain Tissues: A Potential Biomarker for Tumor Delineation 789 444 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
The study demonstrates that simultaneous electromechanical characterization of brain tumors and normal brain tissues can be an effective biomarker for tumor delineation, grading, and studying heterogeneity between the brain regions. read more
Electrically Small Circularly Polarized UWB Intraocular Antenna System for Retinal Prosthesis

Electrically Small Circularly Polarized UWB Intraocular Antenna System for Retinal Prosthesis

Electrically Small Circularly Polarized UWB Intraocular Antenna System for Retinal Prosthesis 803 627 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
This article presents the design of an electrically small circularly polarized 3 × 3 mm2 antenna system, as an intraocular unit for retinal prosthesis, which can offer a high data-rate to generate artificial vision. read more
Efficient Bone Conduction Hearing Device with a Novel Piezoelectric Transducer Using Skin as an Electrode

Efficient Bone Conduction Hearing Device with a Novel Piezoelectric Transducer Using Skin as an Electrode

Efficient Bone Conduction Hearing Device with a Novel Piezoelectric Transducer Using Skin as an Electrode 2560 1413 IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (TBME)
The novel piezoelectric transducer using skin as an electrode elicited efficient bone conduction hearing with low pressure on the skin. It can be used for intractable conductive hearing loss. read more