Tecnología Médica

Tecnología Médica

Chest physiotherapy guided by electrical impedance tomography in high-dependency unit patients with pulmonary diseases: an introduction of methodology and feasibility
01/02/2023 - Chest physiotherapy (CPT) has been widely used as an adjunctive treatment to facilitate airway clearance and promote effective coughing [1]. Previous studies indicated that CPT could...
Global critical care: a call to action
01/02/2023 - Critical care is underprioritized. A global call to action is needed to increase equitable access to care and the quality of care provided to critically ill patients. Current challenges to...
Pattern of disease and determinants of mortality among ICU patients on mechanical ventilator in Sub-Saharan Africa: a multilevel analysis
01/02/2023 - The global mortality rate of patients with MV is very high, despite a significant variation worldwide. Previous studies conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa among ICU patients focused on the pattern of...
Image augmentation and automated measurement of endotracheal-tube-to-carina distance on chest radiographs in intensive care unit using a deep learning model with external validation
01/02/2023 - Chest radiographs are routinely performed in intensive care unit (ICU) to confirm the correct position of an endotracheal tube (ETT) relative to the carina. However, their interpretation is often...
An open-access plug-in program for 3D modelling distinct material properties of cortical and trabecular bone
04/10/2022 - aria-labelledby="Abs1" data-title="Abstract" lang="en">AbstractBackgroundFinite element modelling the material behavior of bone in-silico is a powerful tool to predict the best suited surgical...
Accurate Multiscale Selective Fusion of CT and Video Images for Real-Time Endoscopic Camera 3D Tracking in Robotic Surgery
21/09/2022 - Robotic surgery requires endoscope 3D tracking to navigate the endoscope in the body. This paper proposes an accurate multiscale selective fusion framework to register 2D endoscopic video images...
Acute Decisive Fuzzy Haptic Surface Response System for Tactile Sensitivity
21/09/2022 - Virtual Reality (VR) environment has been gaining significance and it is now possible for one to touch the virtual objects and also transform them with hands. But it requires much more than a fast...
A New Automated Polyp Detection Network MP-FSSD in WCE and Colonoscopy Images based Fusion Single Shot Multibox Detector and Transfer Learning
21/09/2022 - Small polyp region detection in wireless capsule endoscopy (WCE) images is a challenging task in computer vision owing to two major problems: its variation in terms of shape, texture, and size,...
Dynamic Modeling of Soft-Material Actuators Combining Constant Curvature Kinematics and Floating-Base Approach
21/09/2022 - Soft robotic manipulators are on the verge to their first real applications. In most cases they are actuated by fluidic pressure or tendons and molded of highly elastic material, which performs...
Break: Bronchi Reconstruction by Geodesic Transformation and Skeleton Embedding
21/09/2022 - Airway segmentation is critical for virtual bronchoscopy and computer-aided pulmonary disease analysis. In recent years, convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have been widely used to delineate the...
Soft Robot-Assisted Minimally Invasive Surgery and Interventions: Advances and Outlook
08/09/2022 - Since the emergence of soft robotics around two decades ago, research interest in the field has escalated at a pace. It is fuelled by the industry's appreciation of the wide range of soft...
Additive Angular Margin Loss and Model Scaling Network for Optimised Colitis Scoring
08/09/2022 - Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), in particular ulcerative colitis (UC), is required to be graded by endoscopists and is important for therapy monitoring. However, the accuracy of current...
Deep Learning-Based Comparative Study to Detect Polyp Removal in Endoscopic Images
08/09/2022 - Polyps are one of the most common gastrointestinal diseases. It has the potential to cause fatal colon and rectal cancers. As a result, it must be removed during the primitive stage. In this...
Automatic Segmentation of Fluorescence Endoscopic Images Based on the Weighted Otsu Method
08/09/2022 - The multi-spectral fluorescence endoscope system uses a near-infrared camera system to image the fluorescence signal. By fusing the near-infrared image with the white light image of the same...
Adversarial Contrastive Fourier Domain Adaptation for Polyp Segmentation
08/09/2022 - Due to the shortage of experienced endoscopists, Computer-Aided Diagnosis (CAD) systems for colonoscopy have recently attracted many research interests. There exist several public polyp...
Explainable COVID-19 Infections Identification and Delineation Using Calibrated Pseudo Labels
29/08/2022 - The upheaval brought by the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to bring fresh challenges over the past two years. During this COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a need for rapid...
Velocity Profiling of a Gas–Solid Fluidized Bed Using Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography
29/08/2022 - In this work, a method of producing velocity profile maps from electrical capacitance volume tomography (ECVT) measurements by reconstructing displacement from measured changes in capacitance is...
Multi-Tasking DSSD Architecture for Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Surgical Assistance Systems
29/08/2022 - In this paper, we propose a novel DSSD based encoder-decoder multi-tasking architecture for the simultaneous tasks of (i) surgical tool presence detection, (ii) surgical tool localization and (iii)...
A Wideband Dual-Polarized Ring-Loaded Cross Bowtie Antenna for Wireless Capsule Endoscopes: Design and Link Analysis
29/08/2022 - This work presents a novel on-body wideband dual-polarized antenna to stabilize and enhance the link performance of wireless capsule endoscopy systems. By introducing a cross bowtie structure with a...
Structural Design and Analysis of a New Four-blade Biopsy Capsule Endoscope
29/08/2022 - Due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world, people's diet environment has also changed, and gastrointestinal diseases have become a common disease around us so far, and the...