5th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2011: (BIOMED 2011) 20-23 June 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

5th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2011: (BIOMED 2011) 20-23 June 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The Biomed 2011 brought together academicians and practitioners in engineering and medicine in this ever progressing field. This volume presents the proceedings of this international conference which was hold in conjunction with the 8th Asian Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCMBE 2011) on the 20th to the 23rd of June 2011 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
The topics covered in the conference proceedings include: Artificial organs, bioengineering education, bionanotechnology, biosignal processing, bioinformatics, biomaterials, biomechanics, biomedical imaging, biomedical instrumentation, BioMEMS, clinical engineering, prosthetics.

Table of contents

Front Matter....Pages -
Cardiovascular Modeling: Physiological Concepts and Simulation....Pages 1-1
Effect of Pain Perception on the Heartbeat Evoked Potential....Pages 2-2
In-vivo Cartilage Mechano-Biology: How to Make Progress in Osteoarthritis Research....Pages 3-6
Sensors and Instrumentation to Meet Clinical Needs....Pages 7-7
Tissues Injuries from Epidermal Loadings in Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Wheeled Mobility....Pages 8-8
Computer Aided Surgery for Minimally Invasive Therapy....Pages 9-9
Role of Mechanical Loading in the Aetiology of Deep Tissue Injury....Pages 10-10
Tissue Engineering Approaches to the Treatment of Spinal Disorders....Pages 11-11
Study of the Optimal Circuit Using Simultaneous Apheresis with Hemodialysis....Pages 12-15
Biomedical Engineering Education under European Union Support....Pages 16-19
OBE Implementation and Design of Continual Quality Improvement (CQI) for Accreditation of Biomedical Engineering Program University of Malaya....Pages 20-24
Ocular Lens Microcirculation Model, A Web-Based Bioengineering Educational Tool....Pages 25-28
Analysis of Skin Color of Malaysian People....Pages 29-32
Comparison of Spectrometer, Camera, and Scanner Reproduction of Skin Color....Pages 33-36
Context and Implications of Blood Angiogenin Level Findings in Healthy and Breast Cancer Females of Malaysia....Pages 37-39
Detection of Acute Leukaemia Cells Using Variety of Features and Neural Networks....Pages 40-46
A Novel Phantom for Accurate Performance Assessment of Bone Mineral Measurement Techniques: DEXA and QCT....Pages 47-50
Calcination Effects on the Sinterability of Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics....Pages 51-54
Chitin Fiber Reinforced Silver Sulfate Doped Chitosan as Antimicrobial Coating....Pages 55-59
Effects of Joule Heating on Electrophoretic Mobility of Titanium Dioxide (TiO 2 ), Escherichia Coli and Staphylococcus Aureus (Live and Dead)....Pages 60-68
Electrochromic Property of Sol-Gel Derived TiO 2 Thin Film for pH Sensor....Pages 69-72
Failure Analysis of Retrieved UHMWPE Tibial Insert in Total Knee Replacement....Pages 73-79
Influence of Magnesium Doping in Hydroxyapatite Bioceramics Sintered by Short Holding Time....Pages 80-83
In-vitro Biocompatibility of Folate-Decorated Star-Shaped Copolymeric Micelle for Targeted Drug Delivery....Pages 84-87
Mercury (II) Removal Using CNTS Grown on GACs....Pages 88-91
Optical Properties Effect of Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dots Towards Conjugation Process....Pages 92-96
Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite through Dry Mechanochemical Method and Its Conversion to Dense Bodies: Preliminary Result....Pages 97-101
The Effect of Ball Milling Hours in the Synthesizing Nano-Crystalline Forsterite via Solid-State Reaction....Pages 102-104
The Effect of Titanium Dioxide to the Bacterial Growth on Lysogeny Broth Agar....Pages 105-107
Thermal Analysis on Hydroxyapatite Synthesis through Mechanochemical Method....Pages 108-111
Continuous Passive Ankle Motion Device for Patient Undergoing Tibial Distraction Osteogenesis....Pages 112-115
Musculoskeletal Model of Hip Fracture for Safety Assurance of Reduction Path in Robot-assisted Fracture Reduction....Pages 116-120
Speed Based Surface EMG Classification Using Fuzzy Logic for Prosthetic Hand Control....Pages 121-124
Activity of Upper Body Muscles during Bowing and Prostration Tasks in Healthy Subjects....Pages 125-129
Analysis of the Effect of Mechanical Properties on Stress Induced in Tibia....Pages 130-133
Comparative Studies of the Optimal Airflow Waveforms and Ventilation Settings under Respiratory Mechanical Loadings....Pages 134-138
Development of Inexpensive Motion Analysis SystemPreliminary Findings....Pages 139-142
Diabetic Foot Syndrome-3-D Pressure Pattern Analysis as Compared with Normal Subjects....Pages 143-147
Effects of Arterial Longitudinal Tension on Pulsatile Axial Blood Flow....Pages 148-150
Effect of Extracellular Matrix on Smooth Muscle Cell Phenotype and Migration....Pages 151-152
Effects of the Wrist Angle on the Performance and Perceived Discomfort in a Long Lasting Handwriting Task....Pages 153-156
Estimation of Muscle Force with EMG Signals Using Hammerstein-Wiener Model....Pages 157-160
Hip 3D Joint Mechanics Analysis of Normal and Obese Individuals Gait....Pages 161-166
Impact Load and Mechanical Respond of Tibiofemoral Joint....Pages 167-169
Investigation of Lung Lethargy Deformation Using Finite Element Method....Pages 170-174
Knee Energy Absorption in Full Extension Landing Using Finite Element Analysis....Pages 175-178
Knee Joint Stress Analysis in Standing....Pages 179-181
Mechanical Behavior of in-situ Chondrocyte at Different Loading Rates: A Finite Element Study....Pages 182-186
Posture and EMG Evaluation of Assist Functions of Full-Body Suits....Pages 187-189
Posture Control and Muscle Activation in Spinal Stabilization Exercise....Pages 190-192
Preliminary Findings on Anthropometric Data of 19-25 Year Old Malaysian University Students....Pages 193-196
Quantification of Patellar Tendon Reflex by Motion Analysis....Pages 197-199
Quantitative Analysis of the Human Ankle Viscoelastic Behavior at Different Gait Speeds....Pages 200-202
Response of the Human Spinal Column to Loading and Its Time Dependent Characteristics....Pages 203-206
Shoulders Modeling via Kanes Method: Determination of Torques in Smash Activity....Pages 207-209
Simulation of Brittle Damage for Fracture Process of Endodontically Treated Tooth....Pages 210-214
Stress Distribution Analysis on Semi Constrained Elbow Prosthesis during Flexion and Extension Motion....Pages 215-218
Stress Distribution of Dental Posts by Finite Element Analysis....Pages 219-221
Temporal Characteristics of the Final Delivery Phase and Its Relation to Tenpin Bowling Performance....Pages 222-224
The Biomechanics Analysis for Dynamic Hip Screw on Osteoporotic and Unstable Femoral Fracture....Pages 225-228
Hemodynamic Activities of Motor Cortex Related to Jaw and Arm Muscles Determined by Near Infrared Spectroscopy....Pages 229-232
Time-Dependent EMG Power Spectrum Parameters of Biceps Brachii during Cyclic Dynamic Contraction....Pages 233-236
Transcutaneous Viscoelastic Properties of Brain through Cranial Defects....Pages 237-240
Two Practical Strategies for Developing Resultant Muscle Torque Production Using Elastic Resistance Device....Pages 241-244
A Novel Body Temperature Measuring and Data Transmitting System Using Bio - Sensors and Real-Time Transmission Technique....Pages 245-248
A Quantitative Study of Gastric Activity on Feeding Low and High Viscosity Meals....Pages 249-252
A Study of Extremely Low Frequency Electromagnetic Field (ELF EMF) Exposure Levels at Multi Storey Apartment....Pages 253-257
Accuracy Improvement for Low Perfusion Pulse Oximetry....Pages 258-261
Application of a Manometric Technique to Verify Nasogastric Tube Placement in Intubated, Mechanically Ventilated Patients....Pages 262-265
Assessment of Diabetics with Various Degrees of Autonomic Neuropathy Based on Cross-Approximate Entropy....Pages 266-269
Automated Diagnosis of Melanoma Based on Nonlinear Complexity Features....Pages 270-274
Bowel Ischemia Monitoring Using Rapid Sampling Microdialysis Biosensor System....Pages 275-278
Changes in Cortical Blood Oxygenation Responding to Arithmetical Tasks and Measured by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy....Pages 279-282
Color Coded Heart Rate Monitoring System Using ANT+....Pages 283-286
Control Brain Machine Interface for a Power Wheelchair....Pages 287-291
Design and Development of Microcontroller Based ECG Simulator....Pages 292-295
Development of CW CO 2 Laser Percussion Technique....Pages 296-299
Electric Field Measurement for Biomedical Application Using GNU Radio....Pages 300-304
EZ430-Chronos Watch as a Wireless Health Monitoring Device....Pages 305-307
Face Detection for Drivers Drowsiness Using Computer Vision....Pages 308-311
Histological Study to Estimate Risks of Radon Inhalation Dose on a Lung Cancer: In vivo ....Pages 312-314
Influence of Hair Color on Photodynamic Dose Activation in PDT for Scalp Diseases....Pages 315-319
Measurement and Diagnosis Assessment of Plethysmographycal Record....Pages 320-323
Measurement of Available Chlorine in Electrolyzed Water Using Electrical Conductivity....Pages 324-327
Measuring the Depth of Sleep by Near Infrared Spectroscopy and Polysomnography....Pages 328-331
Multi-frequency Microwave Radiometer System for Measuring Deep Brain Temperature in New Born Infants....Pages 332-335
Number of Pulses of rTMS Affects the Inter-reversal Time of Perceptual Reversal....Pages 336-339
Permittivity of Urine between Benign and Malignant Breast Tumour....Pages 340-343
Problems and Solution When Developing Intermittent Pneumatic Compression....Pages 344-347
Pulse Oximetry Color Coded Heart Rate Monitoring System Using ZigBee....Pages 348-351
Study of Electromagnetic Field Radiation on the Human Muscle Activity....Pages 352-355
The pH Sensitivity of the Polarization Capacitance on Stainless-Steel Electrodes....Pages 356-358
Ultrasound Dosimetery Using Microbubbles....Pages 359-362
Visualization of Measured Data for Wireless Devices BluesenseAD....Pages 363-366
Voltammetric Approach for In-vivo Detecting Dopamine Level of Rats Brain....Pages 367-370
Wearable ECG Recorder with Acceleration Sensors for Measuring Daily Stress....Pages 371-374
Wireless Sensor Network for Flexible pH Array Sensor....Pages 375-379
Application of Gold Nanoparticles for Enhanced Photo-Thermal Therapy of Urothelial Carcinoma....Pages 380-383
Nanobiosensor for the Detection and Quantification of Specific DNA Sequences in Degraded Biological Samples....Pages 384-387
Polysilicon Nanogap Formation Using Size Expansion Technique for Biosensor Application....Pages 388-392
A Modified Beer-Lambert Model of Skin Diffuse Reflectance for the Determination of Melanin Pigments....Pages 393-397
A Review of ECG Peaks Detection and Classification....Pages 398-402
An Image Approach Model of RBC Flow in Microcirculation....Pages 403-406
An Image-Based Anatomical Network Model and Modelling of Circulation of Mouse Retinal Vasculature....Pages 407-410
Analysis of Normal and Atherosclerotic Blood Vessels Using 2D Finite Element Models....Pages 411-414
Comparative Analysis of Preprocessing Techniques for Quantification of Heart Rate Variability....Pages 415-419
Detection of Influence of Stimuli or Sevices on the Physical Condition and Satisfaction with Unconscious Response Reflecting Activities of Autonomic Nervous System....Pages 420-423
Determination of Reflectance Optical Sensor Array Configuration Using 3-Layer Tissue Model and Monte Carlo Simulation....Pages 424-427
Effects of ECM Degradation Rate, Adhesion, and Drag on Cell Migration in 3D....Pages 428-431
Finite Element Analysis of Different Ferrule Heights of Endodontically Treated Tooth....Pages 432-435
How to Predict the Fractures Initiation Locus in Human Vertebrae Using Quantitative Computed Tomography(QCT) Based Finite Element Method?....Pages 436-438
Influence of Cancellous Bone Existence in Human Lumbar Spine: A Finite Element Analysis....Pages 439-442
Laser Speckle Contrast Imaging for Perfusion Monitoring in Burn Tissue Phantoms....Pages 443-446
Microdosimetry Modeling Technique for Spherical Cell....Pages 447-449
Recurrent Breast Cancer with Proportional Homogeneous Poisson Process....Pages 450-457
Simulation of the Effects of Electric and Magnetic Loadings on Internal Bone Remodeling....Pages 458-462
Study of Hematocrit in Relation with Age and Gender Using Low Power Helium - Neon Laser Irradiation....Pages 463-466
Three-Dimensional Fluid-Structure Interaction Modeling of Expiratory Flow in the Pharyngeal Airway....Pages 467-471
A Hybrid Trial to Trial Wavelet Coherence and Novelty Detection Scheme for a Fast and Clear Notification of Habituation: An Objective Uncomfortable Loudness Level Measure....Pages 472-475
Application of Data Mining on Polynomial Based Approach for ECG Biometric....Pages 476-479
Brain Waves after Short duration Exercise Induced by Wooden Tooth Brush as a Physical Agent - A Pilot Study....Pages 480-483
Change Point Detection of EEG Signals Based on Particle Swarm Optimization....Pages 484-487
Comparative Analysis of the Optimal Performance Evaluation for Motor Imagery Based EEG-Brain Computer Interface....Pages 488-491
Comparison of Influences on P300 Latency in the Case of Stimulating Supramarginal Gyrus and Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex by rTMS....Pages 492-495
Cortical Connectivity during Isometric Contraction with Concurrent Visual Processing by Partial Directed Coherence....Pages 496-499
Cross Evaluation for Characteristics of Motor Imagery Using Neuro-feedback Based EEG-Brain Computer Interface....Pages 500-502
EEG Artifact Signals Tracking and Filtering in Real Time for Command Control Application....Pages 503-506
EEG Patterns for Driving Wireless Control Robot....Pages 507-510
Effects of Physical Fatigue onto Brain Rhythms....Pages 511-515
Evaluation of Motor Imagery Using Combined Cue Based EEG-Brain Computer Interface....Pages 516-518
Fitting and Eliminating to the TMS Induced Artifact on the Measured EEG by the Equivalent Circuit Simulation Improved Performance....Pages 519-522
Gender Identification by Using Fundamental and Formant Frequency for Malay Children....Pages 523-526
Improving Low Pass Filtered Speech Intelligibility Using Nonlinear Frequency Compression with Cepstrum and Spectral Envelope Transformation....Pages 527-531
Long-Term Heart Rate Variability Assessment....Pages 532-535
Neural Network Classifier for Hand Motion Detection from EMG Signal....Pages 536-541
Performance Comparison between Mutative and Constriction PSO in Optimizing MFCC for the Classification of Hypothyroid Infant Cry....Pages 542-547
Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges (PLEDs) in Post Traumatic Epileptic Patient Magnetoencephalographic (MEG) Study....Pages 548-551
Premonitory Symptom of Septic Shock in Heart Rate Variability....Pages 552-555
Review of Electromyographic Control Systems Based on Pattern Recognition....Pages 556-559
Speaker Verification Using Gaussian Mixture Model (GMM)....Pages 560-564
Speaker-Independent Vowel Recognition for Malay Children Using Time-Delay Neural Network....Pages 565-568
Feasibility of Using the Wavelet-Phase Stability in the Objective Quantification of Neural Correlates of Auditory Selective Attention....Pages 569-573
Sharing the Medical Resource: The Feasibility and Benefit of Global Medical Instruments Support and Service....Pages 574-577
Hybrid Capillary-Flap Valve for Vapor Control in Point-of-Care Microfluidic CD....Pages 578-581
Semi-automated Dielectrophoretic Cell Characterisation Module for Lab-on-Chip Applications....Pages 582-586
A Preliminary Study of Compression Efficiency and Noise Robustness of Orthogonal Moments on Medical X-Ray Images....Pages 587-590
Activities of Oxy-Hb and DeOxy-Hb on Motor Imaging and Motor Execution by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy....Pages 591-595
An Overview: Segmentation Method for Blood Cell Disorders....Pages 596-599
Assessment of Ischemic Stroke Rat Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy....Pages 600-603
Brain Lesion Segmentation of Diffusion-Weighted MRI Using Thresholding Technique....Pages 604-610
Characterization of Renal Stones from Ultrasound Images Using Nonseparable Quincunx Wavelet Transform....Pages 611-616
Cluster Approach for Auto Segmentation of Blast in Acute Leukimia Blood Slide Images....Pages 617-622
Comparison of the Basal Ganglia Volumetry between SWI and T1WI in Normal Human Brain....Pages 623-626
Computer-Aided Diagnosis System for Pancreatic Tumor Detection in Ultrasound Images....Pages 627-630
Detection of Gastrointestinal Disease in Endoscope Imaging System....Pages 631-634
Digital Image Analysis of Chronic Ulcers Tissues....Pages 635-638
Early Ischemic Stroke Detection through Image Colorization Graphical User Interface....Pages 639-642
Evaluation of the Effects of Changs Attenuation Correction Technique on Simlar Transverse Views of Cold and Hot Regions in Tc-99m SPECT: A Phantom Study....Pages 643-649
Efficiency of Enhanced Distance Active Contour (EDAC) for Microcalcifications Segmentation....Pages 650-654
Estimating Retinal Vessel Diameter Change from the Vessel Cross-Section....Pages 655-658
Face-Central Incisor Morphometric Relation in Malays and Chinese....Pages 659-662
Fingertip Synchrotron Radiation Angiography for Prediction of Diabetic Microangiopathy....Pages 663-666
Hybrid Multilayered Perceptron Network Trained by Modified Recursive Prediction Error-Extreme Learning Machine for Tuberculosis Bacilli Detection....Pages 667-673
Intelligent Spatial Based Breast Cancer Recognition and Signal Enhancement System in Magnetic Resonance Images....Pages 674-677
Investigating the Mozart Effect on Brain Function by Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy....Pages 678-681
Latex Glove Protein Estimation Using Maximum Minimum Area Variation....Pages 682-685
Measurement of the Area and Diameter of Human Pupil Using Matlab....Pages 686-689
Medical Image Pixel Extraction via Block Positioning Subtraction Technique for Motion Analysis....Pages 690-693
Monte Carlo Characterization of Scattered Radiation Profile in Volumetric 64 Slice CT Using GATE....Pages 694-697
Multi-Modality Medical Images Feature Analysis....Pages 698-703
Parametric Dictionary Design Using Genetic Algorithm for Biomedical Image De-noising Application....Pages 704-707
Quantification of Inter-crystal Scattering and Parallax Effect in Pixelated High Resolution Small Animal Gamma Camera: A Monte Carlo Study....Pages 708-711
Quantitative Assessment of the Influence of Crystal Material and Size on the Inter Crystal Scattering and Penetration Effect in Pixilated Dual Head Small Animal PET Scanner....Pages 712-715
Rapid Calibration of 3D Freehand Ultrasound for Vessel Intervention....Pages 716-719
Segmentation of Tumor in Digital Mammograms Using Wavelet Transform Modulus Maxima on a Low Cost Parallel Computing System....Pages 720-723
The Correlation Analyses between fMRI and Psychophysical Results Contribute to Certify the Activated Area for Motion-Defined Pattern Perception....Pages 724-727
A New Method for Measuring Pistoning in Lower Limb Prosthetic....Pages 728-731
Ambulatory Function Monitor for Amputees....Pages 732-734
Anthromorphic Design Methodology for Multifingered Arm Prosthesis....Pages 735-738
Approximation Technique for Prosthetic Design Using Numerical Foot Profiling....Pages 739-742
Comparison Study of the Transradial Prosthetics and Body Powered Prosthetics Using Pressure Distribution Approach....Pages 743-746
Effect of Position in Fixed Screw on Prosthetic Temporomandibular Joint....Pages 747-749
Evaluation of EMG Feature Extraction for Movement Control of Upper Limb Prostheses Based on Class Separation Index....Pages 750-754
Modeling and Fabrication of Articulate Patellar....Pages 755-757
Pistoning Measurement in Lower Limb Prostheses A Literature Review....Pages 758-761
Prosthetics and Orthotics Services in the Rehabilitation Clinics of University Malaya Medical Centre....Pages 762-764
Prosthetic Foot Design: The Significance of the Normalized Ground Reaction Force....Pages 765-768
A Survey on Welfare Equipment Using Information Technologies in Korea and Japan....Pages 769-772
Biomechanical Analysis on the Effect of Bone Graft of the Wrist after Arthroplasty....Pages 773-777
Can Walking with Orthosis Decrease Bone Osteoporosis in Paraplegic Subjects?....Pages 778-780
Design and Development of Arm Rehabilitation Monitoring Device....Pages 781-784
Development of Artificial Hand Gripper for Rehabilitation Process....Pages 785-788
Motor Control in Children with Developmental Coordination DisorderFitts Paradigm Test....Pages 789-792
Quantitative Analysis of Conductive Fabric Sensor Used for a Method Evaluating Rehabilitation Status....Pages 793-796
Study on Posture Homeostasis One Hour Pilot Experiment....Pages 797-800
The Development of Muscle Training System Using the Electromyogram and Interactive Game for Physical Rehabilitation....Pages 801-804
A Preliminary Study on Magnetic Fields Effects on Stem Cell Differentiation....Pages 805-810
A Preliminary Study on Possibility of Improving Animal Cell Growth....Pages 811-814
Dynamic Behaviour of Human Bone Marrow Derived-Mesenchymal Stem Cells on Uniaxial Cyclical Stretched Substrate A Preliminary Study....Pages 815-818
Effect of Herbal Extracts on Rat Bone Marrow Stromal Cells (BMSCs) Derived OsteoblastPreliminary Result....Pages 819-822
Fabrication and In-vivo Evaluation of BCP Scaffolds....Pages 823-826
Fabrication of Porous Ceramic Scaffolds via Polymeric Sponge Method Using Sol-Gel Derived Strontium Doped Hydroxyapatite Powder....Pages 827-830
Hydrogel Scaffolds: Advanced Materials for Soft Tissue Re-growth....Pages 831-835
Process Optimization to Improve the Processing of Poly (DL-lactide-co-glycolide) into 3D Tissue Engineering Scaffolds....Pages 836-840
The Fabrication of Human Amniotic Membrane Based Hydrogel for Cartilage Tissue Engineering Applications: A Preliminary Study....Pages 841-844
Artificial Oxygen Carriers (Hemoglobin-Vesicles) as a Transfusion Alternative and for Oxygen Therapeutics....Pages 845-848
Enzymatic Synthesis of Soybean Oil Based-Fatty Amides....Pages 849-853
Rat Model of Healing the Skin Wounds and Joint Inflammations by Recombinant Human Angiogenin, Erythropoietin and Tumor Necrosis Factor- ? ....Pages 854-857
Back Matter....Pages -


  • Author: A. Avolio (auth.), Noor Azuan Abu Osman, Wan Abu Bakar Wan Abas, Ahmad Khairi Abdul Wahab, Hua-Nong Ting (eds.)
  • Edition: 1
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
  • ISBN-10: 3642217281
  • ISBN-13: 9783642217289
  • Pages: 892
  • Format: pdf
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