Recent Submissions

  • Changes in lower limb muscle synchronisation during walking on high-heeled shoes 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 06::page 236
    Author(S) : Manisha Pratihast; Ahmed Al-Ani; Rifai Chai; Steven Su; Ganesh Naik
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: The goal of this research was to investigate the effect of wearing high-heeled shoes (HHS) on lower limb muscle synchronisation during walking, using beta band (15–30 Hz) coherence analysis. Fifteen females with no previous ...
  • Analysis of the biomechanical characteristics of the knee joint with a meniscus injury 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 06::page 247
    Author(S) : Tiguai Zhou
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: The knee joint is one of the most important joints in the human body. The meniscus is a half-moon cartilage which locates between the medial and lateral condyle of the thighbone and the medial and lateral condyle of the ...
  • Discriminant feature level fusion based learning for automatic staging of EEG signals 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 06::page 226
    Author(S) : Anil Hazarika; Arup Sarmah; Rupam Borah; Meenakshi Boro; Lachit Dutta; Pankaj Kalita; Balendra kumar dev Choudhury
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Wide-scale information embedding is a prerequisite to enhance the performance as well as the reliability of decision-making algorithms for viable implementation. Feature fusion technology significantly helps to incorporate ...
  • Developed wearable miniature sensor to diagnose initial perturbations of cardiorespiratory system 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 06::page 231
    Author(S) : Reza Abbasi-Kesbi; Alireza Nikfarjam; Ardalan Akhavan Hezaveh
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: The progress of microelectromechanical systems tends to fabricate miniature motion sensors that can be used for various purposes of biomedical systems, particularly on-body applications. A miniature wireless sensor is ...
  • Sensor-based wearable system for the detection and automatic treatment of nocturnal hypoglycaemia 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 06::page 239
    Author(S) : Somia Sahraoui; Sofiane Sahraoui; Oussama Benbousa; Ahmed-Sami Berkani; Azeddine Bilami
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Diabetic patients are prone to daily and severe health-related risks, namely hyper and hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia phenomenon happens when the glucose level in patient's blood is lower than a well-determined sill. It may ...
  • Endodontic guided treatment using augmented reality on a head-mounted display system 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 201
    Author(S) : Tianyu Song; Chenglin Yang; Omid Dianat; Ehsan Azimi
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Endodontic treatment is performed to treat inflamed or infected root canal system of any involved teeth. It is estimated that 22.3 million endodontic procedures are performed annually in the USA. Preparing a proper access ...
  • Virtual interaction and visualisation of 3D medical imaging data with VTK and Unity 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 148
    Author(S) : Gavin Wheeler; Shujie Deng; Nicolas Toussaint; Kuberan Pushparajah; Julia A. Schnabel; John M. Simpson; Alberto Gomez
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: The authors present a method to interconnect the Visualisation Toolkit (VTK) and Unity. This integration enables them to exploit the visualisation capabilities of VTK with Unity's widespread support of virtual, augmented, ...
  • Augmented reality in computer-assisted interventions based on patient-specific 3D printed reference 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 162
    Author(S) : Rafael Moreta-Martinez; David García-Mato; Mónica García-Sevilla; Rubén Pérez-Mañanes; José Calvo-Haro; Javier Pascau
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Augmented reality (AR) can be an interesting technology for clinical scenarios as an alternative to conventional surgical navigation. However, the registration between augmented data and real-world spaces is a limiting ...
  • Comparison of interactive and automatic segmentation of stereoelectroencephalography electrodes on computed tomography post-operative images: preliminary results 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 215
    Author(S) : Sahar Benadi; Irene Ollivier; Caroline Essert
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Stereoelectroencephalography is a surgical procedure used in the treatment of pharmacoresistant epilepsy. Multiple electrodes are inserted in the patient's brain in order to record the electrical activity and detect the ...
  • Multiuser virtual reality environment for visualising neuroimaging data 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 183
    Author(S) : David W. Shattuck
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: The recent advent of high-performance consumer virtual reality (VR) systems has opened new possibilities for immersive visualisation of numerous types of data. Medical imaging has long made use of advanced visualisation ...
  • Fast and accurate vision-based stereo reconstruction and motion estimation for image-guided liver surgery 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 208
    Author(S) : Andrew D. Speers; Burton Ma; William R. Jarnagin; Sharifa Himidan; Amber L. Simpson; Richard P. Wildes
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Image-guided liver surgery aims to enhance the precision of resection and ablation by providing fast localisation of tumours and adjacent complex vasculature to improve oncologic outcome. This Letter presents a novel ...
  • Augmented reality guidance in cerebrovascular surgery using microscopic video enhancement 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 158
    Author(S) : Reid Vassallo; Hidetoshi Kasuya; Benjamin W.Y. Lo; Terry Peters; Yiming Xiao
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Cerebrovascular surgery treats vessel abnormalities in the brain and spinal cord, including arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and aneurysms. These procedures often involve clipping the vessels feeding blood to these ...
  • Augmented reality-based feedback for technician-in-the-loop C-arm repositioning 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 143
    Author(S) : Mathias Unberath; Javad Fotouhi; Jonas Hajek; Andreas Maier; Greg Osgood; Russell Taylor; Mehran Armand; Nassir Navab
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Interventional C-arm imaging is crucial to percutaneous orthopedic procedures as it enables the surgeon to monitor the progress of surgery on the anatomy level. Minimally invasive interventions require repeated acquisition ...
  • ARssist: augmented reality on a head-mounted display for the first assistant in robotic surgery 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 194
    Author(S) : Long Qian; Anton Deguet; Peter Kazanzides
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: In robot-assisted laparoscopic surgery, the first assistant (FA) is responsible for tasks such as robot docking, passing necessary materials, manipulating hand-held instruments, and helping with trocar planning and placement. ...
  • Concepts for augmented reality visualisation to support needle guidance inside the MRI 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 172
    Author(S) : André Mewes; Florian Heinrich; Bennet Hensen; Frank Wacker; Kai Lawonn; Christian Hansen
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: During MRI-guided interventions, navigation support is often separated from the operating field on displays, which impedes the interpretation of positions and orientations of instruments inside the patient's body as well ...
  • Augmenting Microsoft's HoloLens with vuforia tracking for neuronavigation 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 221
    Author(S) : Taylor Frantz; Bart Jansen; Johnny Duerinck; Jef Vandemeulebroucke
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Major hurdles for Microsoft's HoloLens as a tool in medicine have been accessing tracking data, as well as a relatively high-localisation error of the displayed information; cumulatively resulting in its limited use and ...
  • BronchoX: bronchoscopy exploration software for biopsy intervention planning 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 177
    Author(S) : Esmitt Ramírez; Carles Sánchez; Agnés Borràs; Marta Diez-Ferrer; Antoni Rosell; Debora Gil
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Virtual bronchoscopy (VB) is a non-invasive exploration tool for intervention planning and navigation of possible pulmonary lesions (PLs). A VB software involves the location of a PL and the calculation of a route, starting ...
  • Augmented reality visualisation for orthopaedic surgical guidance with pre- and intra-operative multimodal image data fusion 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 189
    Author(S) : Houssam El-Hariri; Prashant Pandey; Antony J. Hodgson; Rafeef Garbi
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: Augmented reality (AR) has proven to be a useful, exciting technology in several areas of healthcare. AR may especially enhance the operator's experience in minimally invasive surgical applications by providing more intuitive ...
  • Guest Editorial: Papers from the 12th Workshop on Augmented Environments for Computer-Assisted Interventions 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 136
    Author(S) : Unknown author
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Experience-based SEEG planning: from retrospective data to automated electrode trajectories suggestions 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Healthcare Technology Letters:;2018:;Volume ( 005 ):;Issue: 05::page 167
    Author(S) : Davide Scorza; Gaetano Amoroso; Camilo Cortés; Arkaitz Artetxe; Álvaro Bertelsen; Michele Rizzi; Laura Castana; Elena De Momi; Francesco Cardinale; Luis Kabongo
    Publisher: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
    Abstract: StereoElectroEncephaloGraphy (SEEG) is a minimally invasive technique that consists of the insertion of multiple intracranial electrodes to precisely identify the epileptogenic focus. The planning of electrode trajectories ...

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