Technology and Medical Sciences

Technology and Medical Sciences

By: R. M. Natal Jorge (editor), Joao Manuel R. S. Tavares (editor), Alan Peter Slade (editor), Marcos Pinotti Barbosa (editor)Hardback

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The use of more robust, affordable, and efficient techniques and technologies in the application of medicine is presently a subject of huge interest and demand. Technology and Medical Sciences solidifies knowledge in the fields of technology and medical sciences and to define their key stakeholders. The book is designed for academics in engineering, mathematics, medicine, biomechanics, computation sciences, hardware development and manufacturing, electronics and instrumentation, and materials science.


Preface Acknowledgements Full papers Modelling, designing and simulating living systems with BlenX, P. Lecca Measurement system of the eye vergence and accommodation with 3D hologram stimulation, J. Dusek, T. Jindra & M. Dostalek 3D modelling for FEM simulation of an obese foot, V.C. Pinto, N.V. Ramos, M.A.P. Vaz & M.A. Marques A breast modelling application for surgeons, A. Cardoso, H. Costa, V. Sa & G. Smirnov A framework model for e-Health services, M. Macedo & P. Isaias A possibility for pos-EVAR surveillance: A novel smart stent-graft, I.C.T. Santos, J.M.R.S. Tavares, L.A. Rocha, S.M. Sampaio & R. Roncon-Albuquerque Analysis of the contraction of the pelvic floor through the finite element method considering different pathologies, T.H. da Roza, M.P.L. Parente, R.N. Jorge, T. Mascarenhas, J. Loureiro & S. Duarte Anticipatory postural adjustments in post-stroke subjects during reaching, S. Ferreira, C. Silva, P. Carvalho, A. Silva & R. Santos Approaches to juxta-pleural nodule detection in CT images, A. Massafra Blood flow in artificial bypass graft: A numerical study, L.C. Sousa, C.F. Castro, C.C. Antonio & B. Relvas Calibration of free hand ultrasound probe tracked by optical system, K. Krysztoforski, R. Bedzinski, E. Swiatek-Najwer & P. Krowicki Contact finite element with surface tension adhesion, R.A.P. Hellmuth & R.G. Lima Crystalline lens imaging with a slit-scanning system, C. Oliveira, J.B. Almeida & S. Franco Design of Medical Rehabilitation Devices: A case study, E. Seabra, L.F. Silva, P. Flores & M. Lima Development of a flexible pressure sensor for measurement of endotension, I.C.T. Santos, J.M.R.S. Tavares, A.T. Sepulveda, A.J. Pontes, J.C. Viana & L.A. Rocha Development of an adaptable system for a stationary bike to convert mechanical energy into electric power applied in indoor cyclism training, J.B. Soldati, Jr., L.A. Szmuchrowski, D.N. Rocha, F.L. Correa, Jr., T.S.P. Sono, C.B.S. Vimieiro & M. Pinotti Development of computational model to analyze the influence of fiber direction in the Tympanic Membrane, C. Garbe, F. Gentil, M.P.L. Parente, P. Martins, A.J.M. Ferreira & R.M.N. Jorge Electronic device for temperature monitoring during the decompression surgery of the facial nerve, S.S.R.F. Rosa, M.L. Altoe, L.S. Santos, C.P. Silva & M.V.G. Morais Ethical aspects in the design of medical devices, J. Ferreira, F. Soares, J. Machado & M. Curado Evaluation and implementation of technology in health care, R. Santos Frequency domain validation of a tetrapolar bioimpedance spectroscopy system with tissue equivalent circuit, A.S. Paterno, V.C. Vincence & P. Bertemes-Filho Highly Focalized Thermotherapy: A minimally invasive technique for the treatment of solid tumours, A. Portela, M. Vasconcelos & J. Cavalheiro Identification of rib boundaries in chest X-ray images using elliptical models, L. Bras, A.M. Jorge, E.F. Gomes & R. Duarte Improving diagnosis processes through multidimensional analysis in medical institutions, O. Belo In vivo measurement of skeletal muscle impedance from rest to fatigue, O.L. Silva, I.O. Hoffmann, J.C. Aya, S. Rodriguez, E.D.L.B. Camargo,F.S. Moura, T.H.S. Sousa, R.G. Lima, A.R.C. Martins & D.T. Fantoni Influence on the mandible and on a condyle implant of the distribution of the fixation surgical screws, A. Ramos, M. Mesnard, C. Relvas, A. Completo & J.A. Simoes Intensity inhomogeneity corrections in MRI simulated images for segmentation, R. Lavrador, L. Caldeira, N.F. Lori & F. Janela Interactive collaboration for Virtual Reality systems related to medical education and training, B.R.A. Sales, L.S. Machado & R.M. Moraes Lissajous scanning pattern simulation, for development of a FLO, P. Nunes & P. Vieira Measuring the pressure in a laryngoscope blade, A. Silva, J. Teixeira, P. Amorim, J. Gabriel, M. Quintas & R. Natal Mechanical properties of temporalis muscle: A preliminary study, V.L.A. Trindade, S. Santos, M.P.L. Parente, P. Martins, R.M.N. Jorge, A. Santos, L. Santos & J. Fernandes Medial-lateral CoP-rearfoot relation during stance, T.J.V. Atalaia & J.M.C.S. Abrantes Multidisciplinary interactions for the development of medical devices, R. Simoes Multi-objective optimization of bypass grafts in arteries, C.F. Castro, C.C. Antonio & L.C. Sousa Multiple Sclerosis subjects plantar pressure-A new tool for postural instability diagnosis 197 L.F.F. Santos & J.M.C.S. Abrantes Neurom: A motor treatment system for chronic stroke patients, F.L. Correa, Jr., R.C. de Araujo, D.N. Rocha, T.S.P. Sono, L.R. dos Santos, A.M.V.N. Van Petten & M. Pinotti Non-invasive diagnosis and monitoring of Cystic Fibrosis by mass spectrometry of the exhaled breath, S. Gramacho, M. Pineiro, A.A.C.C. Pais, A.M.d'A.R. Gonsalves, F. Gamboa & C.R. Cordeiro Noninvasive assessment of Blood-Retinal Barrier function by High-Definition Optical Coherence Tomography, T. Santos, R. Bernardes, A. Santos & J. Cunha-Vaz OCT noise despeckling using a 3D nonlinear complex diffusion filter, C. Maduro, R. Bernardes, P. Serranho, T. Santos & J. Cunha-Vaz Possible relations between female pelvic pathologies and soft tissue properties, P.A.L.S. Martins, R.M.N. Jorge, A.L. Silva-Filho, A. Santos, L. Santos,T. Mascarenhas & A.J.M. Ferreira Processing and classification of biological images: Application to histology, B. Nunes, L.M. Rato, F.C. Silva, A. Rafael & A.S. Cabrita Reducing and preventing drug interactions-An approach, R. Barros & F. Janela Registration of bone ultrasound images to CT based 3D bone models, P.J.S. Goncalves & P.M.B. Torres Segmentation and 3D reconstruction of the vocal tract from MR images-A comparative study, S.R. Ventura, D.R. Freitas, I.M. Ramos & J.M.R.S. Tavares Significance of fast and simple determination of catecholamines and their metabolites in patients with Down syndrome, L.I.B. Silva, M.E. Pereira, A.C. Duarte, A.M. Gomes, M.M. Pintado, H. Pinheiro, D. Moura, A.C. Freitas & T.A.P. Rocha-Santos Study of pressure sensors placement using an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) model, L.A. Rocha, A. Sepulveda, A.J. Pontes, J.C. Viana, I.C.T. Santos & J.M.R.S. Tavares Termographic assement of internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint, M. Clemente, A. Sousa, A. Silva, J. Gabriel & J.C. Pinho The action of middle ear muscles using the finite element method, F. Gentil, C. Garbe, M. Parente, P. Martins & R. Jorge The contribution of the scapular patterns to the amplitude of shoulder external rotation on thrower athletes, A.M. Ribeiro & A.G. Pascoal Influence of an unstable shoe on compensatory postural adjustments, A.S.P. Sousa, R. Macedo, R. Santos & J.M.R.S. Tavares The use of muscle recruitment algorithms to better assess problems for children with gait deficiency, M. Voinescu, D.P. Soares, M.P. Castro, A.T. Marques & R.N. Jorge Using an Infra-red sensor to measure the dynamic behavior of N2O gas escaping through different sized holes, A.P. Slade, D. Convales, J. Vorstius & G. Thomson Visual tracking of surgical instruments, application to laparoscopy, P.J.S. Goncalves & A.M.D. Goncalves Wavelet analysis of the pupil's autonomic flow, G. Leal, P. Vieira & C. Neves White matter segmentation in simulated MRI images using the Channeler Ant Model, E. Fiorina Abstracts In-silico models as a tool for the design of medical device technologies, J.M. Garcia-Aznar, M.A. Perez, M.J. Gomez-Benito, J.A. Sanz-Herrera & E. Reina-Romo 3D biomechanical model of the human hand using FEM, D.N. Rocha, R.N. Jorge & M. Pinotti Using radiobiology simulators for evaluation of 99mTc Auger electrons for targeted tumor radiotherapy, A.A.S. Tavares & J.M.R.S. Tavares Therapeutic contact lenses obtained by SCF-assisted imprinting processes:Improved drug loading/release capacity, M.E.M. Braga, M.H. Gil, H.C. de Sousa, F. Yanez, C. Alvarez-Lorenzo,A. Concheiro & C.M.M. Duarte Supercritical solvent impregnation of natural bioactive compounds in N-carboxybutyl chitosan membranes for the development of topical wound healing applications, A.M.A. Dias, I.J. Seabra, M.E.M. Braga, M.H. Gil & H.C. de Sousa Potential and suitability of Ion Mobility Spectrometry (IMS) for breath analysis, V. Vassilenko, A.M. Braganca, V. Ruzsanyi & S. Sielemann Phosphonium-based ionic liquids as new Greener plasticizers for poly(vinyl chloride) biomedical applications, S. Marceneiro, A.M.A. Dias, J.F.J. Coelho, A.G.M. Ferreira, P.N. Simoes, M.E.M. Braga,H.C. de Sousa, C.M.M. Duarte, I.M. Marrucho, J.M.S.S. Esperanca & L.P.N. Rebelo New approach to bone surface reconstruction from 2.5D sonographic dataset, P. Krowicki, K. Krysztoforski, E. Swiatek-Najwer & R. Bedzinski Metal-Organic Framework as potential drug carriers against inflammation, I.B.V. Santos, T.G. da Silva & S. Alves, Jr. Knowledge based system for medical applications, C.S. Moura, P.J. Bartolo & H.A. Almeida In vitro method for test and measure the accuracy of implant impression, F.J. Caramelo, P. Brito, J. Santos, A. Carvalho, G. Veiga, B. Vasconcelos, J.N. Pires & M.F. Botelho Improving the resolution of scintigraphic images with super-resolution:Development of a dedicated device, R. Oliveira, F.J. Caramelo & N.C. Ferreira Hyperbolic surfaces for scaffold design, H.A. Almeida & P.J. Bartolo Finite element analysis of a three layered cartilage, D.M. Freitas, P.J. Bartolo & H.A. Almeida External breast radiotherapy treatment planning verification using advanced anthropomorphic phantoms, J.A.M. Santos, J. Lencart, A.G. Dias, L.T. Cunha, C. Relvas, A. Ramos & V.F. Neto Blood Volume Pulse peak detector with a double adaptive threshold, J. Medeiros, R. Martins, S. Palma, H. Gamboa & M. Reis Bilateral study on arterial stiffness assessment by a non-invasive optical technique of Photoplethysmography, V. Vassilenko, A.C. Silva, A.M. Martin & J.G. O'Neill A biomimetic strategy to prepare silica- and silica/biopolymer-based composites for biomedical applications, R.B. Chim, M.E.M. Braga, M.M. Figueiredo, H.C. de Sousa, C.R. Ziegler & J.J. Watkins Non-invasive biomonitoring of human health: Technical developments in breath analysis, V. Vassilenko Author index

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