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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. December 2011, 133(12): 124502.
Published Online: December 21, 2011
... of electrical charges, sizes, concentrations of the particles have been investigated. In this paper, the temperature effect on the cellular uptake of Quantum Dots (QDs) is studied experimentally. QDs are incubated with the SPCA-1 human lung tumor cells, and the nanoparticles on the cell membrane and inside...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2011, 133(8): 081006.
Published Online: September 6, 2011
... play a significant role in the strain assessment. References 1 Thitaikumar , A. , Mobbs , L. , Kraemer-Chant , C. , Garra , B. , and Ophir , J. , 2008 , “ Breast Tumor Classification Using Axial Shear Strain Elastography: a Feasibility Study ,” Phys. Med. Biol. , 53 , pp...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. September 2010, 132(9): 091011.
Published Online: September 1, 2010
... in Vulnerable Coronary Plaque: Impact on Stability or Instability ,” Coron. Artery Dis. 0954-6928 , 15 , pp. 13 – 20 . 10.1097/00019501-200402000-00003 biomechanics blood vessels cardiovascular system diseases finite element analysis numerical analysis physiological models tumours...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J Biomech Eng. June 2010, 132(6): 064503.
Published Online: April 28, 2010
... this combination of fast modeling and MRI technologies during laser heating of tissue for online prediction of tumor lesion size during laser heating. biological effects of laser radiation biomedical MRI laser applications in medicine radiation therapy tumours tissue coagulation laser energy source...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Guest Editorial
J Biomech Eng. July 2009, 131(7): 070301.
Published Online: July 28, 2009
... molecular biophysics nanotechnology patient treatment proteins tumours 28 07 2009 2009 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. July 2009, 131(7): 071006.
Published Online: July 16, 2009
... experienced a high electrical field, the axon of the nerve, the interior of the blood vessel, and the ducts experienced no electrical field. This indicates that blood vessels, nerves, and lactiferous ducts adjacent to a tumor treated with electroporation will survive, while the cancerous lesion is ablated...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technology Review
J Biomech Eng. July 2009, 131(7): 074001.
Published Online: July 16, 2009
... Cancer Society , 2001 , Cancer Facts and Figures 2001, Atlanta, GA. Castrenpersons , M. , Schroder , T. , Ramo , O. J. , Puolakkainen , P. , and Lehtonen , E. , 1991 , “ Contact Nd-Yag Laser Potentiates the Tumor-Cell Killing Effect of Hyperthermia ,” Lasers Surg. Med. 0196...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. July 2009, 131(7): 071003.
Published Online: June 5, 2009
... tumor necrosis factor- α ( TNF- α ) stimulation. However, vector-mediated overexpression of HSP70 failed to provide similar protection but rather sensitized cells to TNF- α induced apoptosis. This may be due to the fact that the kinetics of vector-mediated HSP overexpression is totally different from...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. January 2009, 131(1): 011001.
Published Online: November 18, 2008
...Xin Chen; Gerald M. Saidel Thermal ablation of a solid tumor in a tissue with radio-frequency (rf) energy can be accomplished by using a probe inserted into the tissue under the guidance of magnetic resonance imaging. The extent of the ablation can be significantly reduced by heat loss from...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2008, 130(4): 041016.
Published Online: June 20, 2008
... hyperthermia protocols radiation therapy thermodynamics tumours cell viability Arrhenius law two-state model cancer treatment thermal therapy Thermotherapy—using laser, microwave, radio-frequency, or ultrasound energy sources—is a minimally invasive therapeutic modality that can...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2007, 129(4): 548–557.
Published Online: December 6, 2006
... here are a conservative estimate. 14 01 2006 06 12 2006 radiation therapy biological organs hyperthermia cancer tumours numerical analysis bioheat transfer phase change benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) transurethral microwave thermotherapy (TUMT) multi-organ...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. June 2007, 129(3): 354–364.
Published Online: November 19, 2006
...Prasanna Hariharan; Isaac Chang; Matthew R. Myers; Rupak K. Banerjee This study uses a reconstructed vascular geometry to evaluate the thermal response of tissue during a three-dimensional radiofrequency (rf) tumor ablation. MRI images of a sectioned liver tissue containing arterial vessels...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. February 2007, 129(1): 33–39.
Published Online: July 1, 2006
... the presence of an embedded tumor. Although thermography is currently used to indicate the presence of an abnormality, there are no standard procedures to interpret these and determine the location of an embedded tumor. This research is a first step towards this direction. It explores the relationship between...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. December 2006, 128(6): 862–866.
Published Online: February 13, 2006
...-memory alloy, which also enables a free-designed resection curve. In this surgical procedure, the region surrounding a tumor in the liver is frozen to excise and prevent hemorrhage. The liver was frozen by a Peltier module. The effects of cooling rate and freezing temperature on the excision force...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2006, 128(4): 505–515.
Published Online: February 3, 2006
... the tolerable range of error found in the sensitivity analysis. 27 01 2005 03 02 2006 hyperthermia patient treatment heat transfer cancer minimisation tumours temperature distribution conjugate gradient methods Hyperthermia treatments elevate temperatures of a cancerous region...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. August 2006, 128(4): 554–563.
Published Online: January 30, 2006
... patient treatment blood vessels vaporisation drops bubbles tumours cancer numerical analysis The model geometry and computational domain are shown in Fig. 1 . The expansion of a DDFP bubble in a flexible vessel is modeled by a single, bubble initially located at the center of a flexible...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovations
J Biomech Eng. April 2006, 128(2): 271–278.
Published Online: October 20, 2005
...Jordan Leyton-Mange; Sung Yang; Meghan H. Hoskins; Robert F. Kunz; Jeffrey D. Zahn; Cheng Dong Experimental models that mimic the flow conditions in microcapillaries have suggested that the local shear stresses and shear rates can mediate tumor cell and leukocyte arrest on the endothelium...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. December 2004, 126(6): 745–759.
Published Online: February 4, 2005
...Tao Ye; Joseph L. Bull We are currently developing a novel gas embolotherapy technique that involves the selective, acoustic vaporization of liquid perfluorocarbon droplets in or near a tumor as a possible treatment for cancer. The resulting bubbles can then stick within the tumor vasculature...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J Biomech Eng. October 2004, 126(5): 657–665.
Published Online: November 23, 2004
... angiocardiography biomedical MRI tumours blood vessels tensile strength fracture mechanics stress effects elasticity Atherosclerosis is a vascular disease associated with the accumulation of lipids leading to invasion of leucocytes and smooth muscle cells into the intima, a process which may proceed...