A Phantom with Pulsating Artificial Vessels for Non-Invasive Fetal Pulse Oximetry

Laqua, Daniel ;   Pollnow, Stefan ;   Fischer, Jan ;   Ley, Sebastian ;   Husar, Peter

Tags Blood flowVascular mechanicsBlood flow models

Arterial oxygen saturation of the fetus is an important parameter for monitoring its physical condition. During labor and delivery the...

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An Augmented Reality Framework for Optimization of Computer Assisted Navigation in Endovascular Surgery

Cheng, Irene ;   Shen, Rui ;   Moreau, Richard ;   Brizzi, Vicenzo ;   Rossol, Nathaniel ;   Basu, Anup

Tags Cardiovascular system modelingVascular mechanicsCardiovascular models

Endovascular surgery is performed by placing a catheter through blood vessels. Due to the fragility of arteries and the difficulty in...

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Assessing the Hemodynamic Influence between Multiple Lesions in a Realistic Right Coronary Artery Segment: A Computational Study

Siogkas, Panagiotis ;   Sakellarios, Antonis ;   Papafaklis, Michail ;   Stefanou, Kostas ;   Athanasiou, Lambros ;   Exarchos, Themis P. ;   Naka, Katerina ;   Michalis, Lampros ;   Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.

Tags Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease is the primary cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Therefore, detailed assessment of lesions in the coronary...

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Automatic Quality Classification of Entire Electrocardiographic Recordings Obtained with a Novel Patch Type Recorder

Saadi, Dorthe Bodholt ;   Hoppe, Karsten ;   Egstrup, Kenneth ;   Jennum, Poul ;   Iversen, Helle K. ;   Jeppesen, Jørgen L. ;   Sorensen, Helge B D

Tags Cardiovascular signal processing

Recently, new patch type electrocardiogram (ECG) recorders have reached the market. These new devices possess a number of advantages...

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Estimation of Ultrasound Strain Indices in Carotid Plaque and Correlation to Cognitive Dysfunction

Wang, Xiao ;   Jackson, Daren ;   Mitchell, Carol ;   Varghese, Tomy ;   Hermann, Bruce ;   Kliewer, Mark ;   Dempsey, Robert

Tags Cardiovascular signal processing

Carotid plaque prone to release emboli may be predicted by increased strain variations within plaque due to arterial pulsation over a cardiac...

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Finite Element Analysis of Stent Implantation in a Three-Dimensional Reconstructed Arterial Segment

Karanasiou, Georgia ;   Conway, Claire ;   Papafaklis, Michail ;   Lopes, Augusto ;   Stefanou, Kostas ;   Athanasiou, Lambros ;   Michalis, Lampros ;   Edelman, Elazer ;   Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.

Tags Cardiovascular system modelingCardiovascular structureCardiovascular models

Endovascular stent deployment is a mechanical procedure used to rehabilitate a diseased arterial segment by restoring blood flow in occluded...

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Variation of Radial Pulse Wave Contour Influenced by Contact Pressure

He, Dianning ;   Zheng, Li ;   Liu, Jia ;   Geng, Ning ;   Xu, Lisheng ;   Guan, Dejun

Tags Cardiovascular signal processingTime-frequency, time-scale analysis of cardiovascular variabilityBlood flow

In this paper, the pulse waveforms of the same subjects in the various contact pressures were measured. Then, the feature points of the...

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