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2018 25th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)

The International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), sponsored by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, is the premier forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied image and video processing. ICIP 2018, the 25th in the series that has been held annually since 1994, brings together leading engineers and scientists in image and video processing from around the world.

2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC)

The conference program will consist of plenary lectures, symposia, workshops and invitedsessions of the latest significant findings and developments in all the major fields of biomedical engineering.Submitted papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted high quality papers will be presented in oral and postersessions, will appear in the Conference Proceedings and will be indexed in PubMed/MEDLINE

2018 7th IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (Biorob)

The RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics - BioRob 2018 - is a joint effort of the two IEEE Societies of Robotics and Automation - RAS - and Engineering in Medicine and Biology - EMBS.BioRob covers both theoretical and experimental challenges posed by the application of robotics and mechatronics in medicine and biology. The primary focus of Biorobotics is to analyze biological systems from a "biomechatronic" point of view, trying to understand the scientific and engineering principles underlying their extraordinary performance. This profound understanding of how biological systems work, behave and interact can be used for two main objectives: to guide the design and fabrication of novel, high performance bio-inspired machines and systems for many different applications; and to develop novel nano, micro-, macro- devices that can act upon, substitute parts of, and assist human beings in prevention, diagnosis, surgery, prosthetics, rehabilitation.

2018 IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI)

BHI is "informatics for smart, precision and preventive medicine."

2018 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications (MeMeA)

The symposium deals with all the aspects of interactions among the worlds of theinstrumentation and measurement, bio-engineering, material science, chemical and biologicalmeasurements, and the medical field. The symposium enables researchers, doctors andtechnicians to exchange ideas and information, make connections and collaborations andupdate innovation on health care systems and diagnostics in medicine.

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The IEEE Reviews in Biomedical Engineering will review the state-of-the-art and trends in the emerging field of biomedical engineering. This includes scholarly works, ranging from historic and modern development in biomedical engineering to the life sciences and medicine enabled by technologies covered by the various IEEE societies.

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Broad coverage of concepts and methods of the physical and engineering sciences applied in biology and medicine, ranging from formalized mathematical theory through experimental science and technological development to practical clinical applications.


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Two Micron Laser Angioplasty In Coronary Arteries

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'University of Minnesota Medical School', u'full_name': u'O. Topaz'}] LEOS '92 Conference Proceedings, 1992


Noninvasive glucose monitoring using nearinfrared photoacoustic spectroscopy

[{u'author_order': 1, u'full_name': u'K.M. Quan'}, {u'author_order': 2, u'full_name': u'E.M. Johnston'}, {u'author_order': 3, u'full_name': u'H.A. MacKenzie'}] Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe, 1994


A flexible, miniaturized, and focused microwave antenna system for medical applications

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'55 Pepperell Way, York, ME, USA', u'full_name': u'R.S. Kasevich'}] Proceedings of 17th International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1995

A flexible and miniaturized prototype microwave balloon angioplasty (MBA) catheter system has been developed for percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). The miniaturized antenna design is also suitable for applications involving localized hyperthermia for cancer treatment and microwave thermal ablation. The development program was sponsored by C.R. Bard, USCI division, Billerica, Massachusetts in collaboration with Dr. Robert Schwartz of the Mayo ...

Localization of ischemia during coronary angioplasty using body surface potential mapping and an electrocardiographic inverse solution

[{u'author_order': 1, u'affiliation': u'Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA', u'full_name': u'R. MacLeod'}, {u'author_order': 2, u'affiliation': u'Utah Univ., Salt Lake City, UT, USA', u'full_name': u'C. Johnson'}, {u'author_order': 3, u'full_name': u'M. Gardner'}, {u'author_order': 4, u'full_name': u'B.M. Horacek'}] Proceedings Computers in Cardiology, 1992

The authors describe a qualitative, in vivo validation of a solution to the inverse problem of cardiology using percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty as a model of transient ischemia in humans. Body surface potential mapping with 117 unipolar electrodes was used to collect torso potential distributions from patients with single-vessel coronary artery disease before, during, and after inflation of the balloon ...

The case of the two-edged sword [Patents]

[{u'author_order': 1, u'full_name': u'Maurice M. Klee'}] IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 2008

The case involved two competing manufacturers of equipment used in procedures such as angioplasty for automatically injecting contrast media into a patient from a plastic syringe. Because the syringe can be subject to pressures of 1,000 lbf/in<sup>2</sup> or more, the conventional approach had been to house the syringe in a pressure jacket and to load the syringe into the jacket ...

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