15th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC 2011): 14-17 June 2011, Aalborg, Denmark

15th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (NBC 2011): 14-17 June 2011, Aalborg, Denmark


This volume presents the Proceedings of the 15th Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics. NBC 2011 brought together science, education and business under the motto Cooperation for health.
The topics covered by the Conference Proceedings include: Imaging, Biomechanics, Neural engineering, Sport Science, Cardio-pulmonary engineering, Medical Informatics, Ultrasound, Assistive Technology, Telemedicine, and General Biomedical Engineering.

Table of contents

Front Matter....Pages -
A Review of Telemedicine Services in Finland....Pages 1-8
Repeatability of Pressure Oscillation Amplitudes during the Interrupter Measurement of Respiratory Resistance....Pages 9-12
Finite Element Implementation of a Structurally-Motivated Constitutive Relation for the Human Abdominal Aortic Wall with and without Aneurysms....Pages 13-16
Assessment of the Optical Interference in a PPG-LDF System Used for Estimation of Tissue Blood Flow....Pages 17-20
A Flexible Sensor System Using Resonance Technology for Soft Tissue Stiffness Measurements Evaluation on Silicone....Pages 21-24
Possibility to Use Finapres Signal for Augmentation Index Estimation....Pages 25-28
Onto-oncology: A Mathematical Physics Unifying the Proliferation, Differentiation, Apoptosis, and Homeostasis in Normal and Abnormal Morphogenesis and Neural System....Pages 29-32
Supervised Neuro-fuzzy Biofeedback for Computer Users....Pages 33-36
Manipulation of Grating Lobes by Changing Element Shape....Pages 37-40
Characterization of Pathological Tremor from Motor Unit Spike Trains....Pages 41-44
Quantification of Indoxyl Sulphate in the Spent Dialysate Using Fluorescence Spectra....Pages 45-48
Pressure Algometry and Tissue Characteristics: Improved Stimulation Efficacy by a New Probe Design....Pages 49-52
Preliminary Experimental Verification of Synthetic Aperture Flow Imaging Using a Dual Stage Beamformer Approach....Pages 53-56
An fMRI Investigation of Auditory Pathway Using Different Paradigms and Analysis Procedures....Pages 57-60
Spatiotemporal QRST Cancellation Method for 3-Lead ECGs....Pages 61-64
Telerehabilitation for COPD Patients across Sectors: Using Technology to Promote Cooperation among Healthcare Professionals....Pages 65-68
The Properties of the Missing Fundamental of Complex Tones....Pages 69-72
An Influence of Multiple Affecting Factors on Characteristic Ratios of Oscillometric Blood Pressure Measurement....Pages 73-76
Examples of Vector Velocity Imaging....Pages 77-80
Analysis of the Auditory Perception of Ultrasound Doppler Signals to Improve Pregnancy Risk Assessment....Pages 81-84
Phonocardiographic Recordings of First and Second Heart Sound in Determining the Systole/Diastole-Ratio during Exercise Test....Pages 85-88
An Approach to a Multiple Channel Oximetry System....Pages 89-92
Muscle Strength as a Predictor of the Magnitude of Multidirectional Force Fluctuations during Steady Contractions....Pages 93-96
Postural Variability during Pursuit Tracking in Low-Back Pain Patients....Pages 97-100
Non-linear Imaging sing an Experimental Synthetic Aperture Real Time Ultrasound Scanner....Pages 101-104
Stable Hydrophilic Polydimethylsiloxane Surfaces Produced by Plasma Treatment for Enhanced Cell Adhesion....Pages 105-108
EMG Analysis of Level and Incline Walking in Reebok EasyTone ET Calibrator....Pages 109-112
In vivo Impedance Characterization of a Monopolar Extra-Neural Electrode....Pages 113-116
Telemedicine for Rural and Underserved Communities of Nepal....Pages 117-120
Investigation of the Linear Relationship between Grasping Force and Features of Intramuscular EMG....Pages 121-124
Use of Sample Entropy Extracted from Intramuscular EMG Signals for the Estimation of Force....Pages 125-128
Leased Line via Mobile Infrastructure for Telemedicine in India....Pages 129-132
PbS Nanodots For Ultraviolet Radiation Dosimetry....Pages 133-136
Developments towards a Psychophysical Testing Platform - A Computerized Tool to Control, Deliver and Evaluate Electrical Stimulation to Relieve Phantom Limb Pain....Pages 137-140
Comparing MRCP of Healthy Subjects with That of ALS Patients....Pages 141-143
Meat Cutting Tasks Analysis Using 3D Instrumented Knife and Motion Capture....Pages 144-147
A Highly Integrated Wearable Multi-parameter Monitoring System for Athletes....Pages 148-151
Initial Studies on the Variations of Load-Displacement Curves of in vivo Human Healthy Heel Pads....Pages 152-155
Prediction of Alzheimers Disease in Subjects with Mild Cognitive Impairment Using Structural Patterns of Cortical Thinning*....Pages 156-159
Performance Evaluation of a Synthetic Aperture Real-Time Ultrasound System....Pages 160-163
Steady State Visual Evoked Potential (SSVEP) - Based Brain Spelling System with Synchronous and Asynchronous Typing Modes....Pages 164-167
Localization of Heart Sounds Based on S-Transform and Radial Basis Function Neural Network....Pages 168-171
Diffusion Weighted MRI (DWI) for Brachytherapy in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer - Determining the Degree of Distortion at 1.5T and 3T MRI....Pages 172-175
A Novel Hierarchical Semi-centralized Telemedicine Network Architecture Proposition for Bangladesh....Pages 176-179
Masters Program in Biomedical Engineering and Informatics Research-Based Teaching and Teaching-Based Research....Pages 180-182
Real-Time Photoplethysmography Imaging System....Pages 183-186
Study of the Muscular Force/HOS Parameters Relationship from the Surface Electromyogram....Pages 187-190
Fuzzy Inference System for Analog Joystick Emulation with an Inductive Tongue-Computer Interface....Pages 191-194
Investigation of In-Vivo Hinge Knee Behavior Using a Quasi-Static Finite Element Model of the Lower Limb....Pages 195-198
Reliability of Hemodynamic Parameters Measured by a Novel Photoplethysmography Device....Pages 199-202
Development of a Test Rig for MEMS-Based Gyroscopic Motion Sensors in Human Applications....Pages 203-206
Photoplethysmographic Measurements of Finger/Toe Arterial Pulse Waveforms and Their Compound Time Domain Analysis....Pages 207-210
Quasi-stability Theory: Explaining the Inevitability of the Magic Numbers at Various Stages from Subatomic to Biological....Pages 211-214
The Engine: Inducing the Ontogenesis....Pages 215-218
Electrical Characterization of Screen Printed Electrodes for ECG Measurements....Pages 219-221
Temporal Characteristics of Cervical Muscle Activation Patterns before, during and after the Completion of a Repetitive Arm Task....Pages 222-225
Data Mining Techniques for Analyzing Demographic Factors in Relation to Chronic Pain Patients....Pages 226-229
Withdrawal Reflex-Based Gait Training in the Subacute Post-Stroke Phase: Preliminary Results....Pages 230-232
Biomechanics of Pointing to a Perceived Target: Effects of Fatigue and Gender....Pages 233-236
Biomechanics of Human Movement....Pages 237-240
Stenosis Detection Algorithm for Screening of Arteriovenous Fistulae....Pages 241-244
Quantifying the Effect of Aging on the Autonomic Control of Heart Rate Using Sequential Trend Analysis Plot....Pages 245-248
PENG Analysis for Evaluation of Telemedicine Projects....Pages 249-252
Enhancing Control of Advanced Hand Prostheses Using a Tongue Control System....Pages 253-256
Model-Based Medical Decision Support A Road to Improved Diagnosis and Treatment?....Pages 257-260
Nerve Conduction Velocity Selective Recording Using a Multi-contact Cuff Electrode A Case Study of In-Vitro Vagus Nerve Preparation....Pages 261-263
Evidence of Feedforward Postural Adjustments to Reduce Knee Joint Loading in ACL Deficient Patients at Cost of Dynamic Stability Control....Pages 264-267
Reactive Response and Adaptive Modifications in Dynamic Stability to Changes in Lower Limb Dynamics in the Elderly while Walking....Pages 268-270
Gait Modulation for the Reactive Recovery of Balance....Pages 271-274
Back Matter....Pages -


  • Author: Vikramajeet Khatri, Carrie B. Peterson (auth.), Kim Dremstrup, Steve Rees, Morten lgaard Jensen (eds.)
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
  • ISBN-10: 364221682X
  • ISBN-13: 9783642216824
  • Pages: 294
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 21.5M
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