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  • 51.
    Alonso, Fabiola
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Avdelningen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten.
    Zsigmond, Peter
    Region Östergötland, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Kirurgiska kliniken US. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin, Avdelningen för neuro- och inflammationsvetenskap. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Region Östergötland, Sinnescentrum, Neurokirurgiska kliniken US.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Avdelningen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten.
    Influence of Virchow-Robin spaces in the Electric Field Distribution in Subthalamic Nucleus Deep Brain Stimulation2019Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Objectives: Previous investigations have shown the appearance of cysts i.e. Virchow-Robin spaces (VR) in the basal ganglia and their relationship with parkinsonian symptoms [1-3]. Simulations [4]using the finite element method (FEM) suggests that VR affects the electric field around deep brain stimulation (DBS) electrodes. The aim of the study was to evaluate how the electric field is modified by the presence of cysts in the STN. Methods: The effect of cysts on the electric field around the DBS lead placed in the STN was evaluated using FEM. 3D patient-specific brain models were built with COMSOL 5.2 (COMSOL AB, Sweden) and an in-house developed software [5] to convert a T2 weighted MRI of Parkinsonian patients (ethics approval no: 2012/434-3) into electrical conductivity matrix readable by FEM software. VR was classified as CSF [6]assigning a high electrical conductivity (2.0 S/m). The stimulation amplitudes were set to the clinically programmed values. Depending on the lead used, the stimulation was set to voltage control (3389) or current control (6180, ring mode). The coordinates corresponding to the lowest (first) electrode and the third higher up in the lead, taken from the postoperative CT electrode artefact, were used to localize the leads in the brain model [7]. The electric field was visualized with a 0.2V/mm isosurface. Results: Simulations showed that the electric field distribution is affected by the cysts. The higher conductivity at these regions in the vicinity of the electrode redistributes the electric field pushing it away from the cyst. The same effect occurs regardless of the operating mode or the lead design as long as the directional lead is configured in ring mode. Conclusions: The use of patient-specific models has shown the importance of considering nuances of the patients’ anatomy in the STN. This information can be used to determine the stimulation parameter and to support the analysis of side effects induced by the stimulation. The potential advantage of directional leads can also be assessed by including in the model patient-specific data.

  • 52.
    Alonso Orozco, Fabiola
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Finite Element Method Modelling and Simulations for Comparisonbetween Deep Brain Stimulation Electrodes2012Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 poäng / 30 hpOppgave
    Abstract [en]

    The Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is an invasive therapy that alleviates the symptoms of several neurological disorders by electrically stimulating specific regions of the brain, generally within the basal ganglia. Until now Medtronic DBS system is the only approved by the Food and Drug Administration, nevertheless European and Australian countries  have recently approved St. Jude DBS systems to treat Parkinson’s disease and related movement disorders.

         Traditionally, voltage-controlled stimulation (the type of systems provided by Medtronic) has been used and clinicians are familiar with its settings; however the knowledge about systems based in current-controlled stimulation (St. Jude systems) is rather scarce. One of the key factors for a successful therapy is the optimal selection of the electrical parameters for stimulation. Due to the critical zone where the surgery is performed, modeling and simulations of DBS systems have been extensively used to observe how the electric field is distributed in the brain tissue and ultimately to help the clinicians to select the best parameters.

         In this thesis two finite element models of the DBS systems mentioned above have been developed; five examinations were designed, based on the physical and electrical differences between the systems, to observe and quantitatively compare the electric field distribution.

        The aim of this thesis was to investigate the differences between two representative models of each company but moreover to contribute with information regarding current-controlled stimulation.

    The results obtained are expected to be useful for further investigations where the magnitude and distribution of the electric field generated by this type of electrodes are needed.

  • 53.
    Alsadi, Zeyneb
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik.
    Diffuse correlation spectroscopy for estimation of coagulation thickness: a phantom study2019Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 300 hpOppgave
    Abstract [en]

    The objective of this preliminary study was to determine the potential of diffuse correlation spectroscopy (DCS) for assessment of coagulation depth. Coagulation of tissue can occur due to a number of different reasons such as thermal or electrical burns or radiofrequency ablation. DCS is a non-invasive optical technique which can be used to determine the optical and dynamic properties of tissue by fitting a theoretical model of photon propagation in multiply scattering tissue to experimental data obtained from measurements. The DCS measurements were performed on two-layered phantom models that represent healthy tissue with high flow properties with a layer of coagulated tissue with low flow properties on top. Three different phantom models were prepared using gelatin-Intralipid gels, PDMS, and nylon as an upper layer, and an Intralipid solution was used for the bottom layer for all three phantoms. DCS measurements were performed on all three phantom models with varying thicknesses of the upper layers, and varying source-detector separations. The acquired data from the DCS measurement were analyzed in MATLAB in order to obtain the electric field temporal autocorrelation function. A theoretical model describing photon propagation in a two-layered medium was fitted to the obtained data in order to extract the desired parameters. The results showed that the thickness of the gelatin-Intralipid gels could be extracted within a 0.5 mm certainty and the thickness of the PDMS phantoms could also be extracted within approximately 0.7 mm. For the nylon phantoms, the results obtained were not good because the fitting was not successful and the thickness was not extracted appropriately. There is potential in DCS for assessment of burn wound depth but further research and development has to be done in the field in order to obtain more accurate and reliable results.

  • 54.
    Andersen, Per Øivin
    et al.
    University of Bergen, Norway.
    Babic, Ankica
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. University of Bergen, Norway.
    Mobile-supported life charting for bipolar patients - user requirements study2013Inngår i: MEDINFO 2013: proceedings of the 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics / [ed] Christoph Ulrich Lehmann, Elske Ammenwerth, Christian Nøhr, IOS Press, 2013, s. 1111-Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    It is assumed that bipolar disorder patients can benefit from monitoring their mood, sleep, medicine intake and behavior which could be both done by patients themselves and in cooperation with health care professionals. This study aims at understanding what is required from a computerized system, as seen from the view of therapists and the patients, and how the newer mobile technologies (smart phones and tablets) can be utilized to support development of such a system. The study focuses on several existing solutions available either freely or on the market. Then these solutions are evaluated by both patients and medical professionals as a part of the system requirements study to be used in a new system development that will utilize mobile technologies to support the performance and patient outcomes.

  • 55. Anderson, C.
    et al.
    Andersson, T.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Changes in skin circulation after microdialysis probe insertion visualized by laser Doppler perfusion imaging1994Inngår i: Journal of Investigative Dermatology, ISSN 0022-202X, E-ISSN 1523-1747, Vol. 102, nr 5, s. 807-811Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Microdialysis makes possible in vivo estimation of endogenous and exogenous substances in the dermal extracellular space. Insertion of the microdialysis probe and its subsequent presence in the skin may affect both the reactivity of the skin test site and the measurement of target substances. Laser Doppler flowmetry is a non-invasive method for estimating cutaneous blood flow. A further development of this technique, laser Doppler perfusion imaging, has been used to study the time course of the circulatory changes caused in the area of microdialysis probe insertion. Laser Doppler perfusion imaging was performed prior to, during, and after microdialysis probe insertion in the skin of the ventral forearm in three subjects. Probe insertion caused an increase in skin blood perfusion in the whole test area. About 15 min after probe insertion, the flare, which is presumed to be of chiefly axon reflex origin, began to subside and the circulatory response could be seen to center around the site of insertion and the tip of the probe. Skin perfusion levels had returned to near normal levels within 60 min. Local anesthesia of the point of guide insertion inhibited the flare, but did not affect circulatory reactivity in the skin nearby. Both microdialysis and laser Doppler perfusion imaging seem to be promising new methods in dermatologic research.

  • 56. Anderson, C.
    et al.
    Svensson, .
    Sjögren, F.
    Andersson, T.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Human in vivo microdialysis technique can be used to measure cytokines in contact reactions.1995Inngår i: Current Problems in Dermatology, ISSN 1421-5721, E-ISSN 1662-2944, Vol. 23, s. 121-130Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 57.
    Anderson, Chris
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för biomedicin och kirurgi, Avdelningen för dermatologi och venereologi. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Medicincentrum, Hudkliniken i Östergötland.
    Lindén, Maria
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik.
    High resolution laser Doppler perfusion imaging for visualisation of changes in skin circulation after microdialysis probe insertion1996Inngår i: Jadassohn Centenary Congress,1996, 1996Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 58.
    Anderson, Chris
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för biomedicin och kirurgi, Avdelningen för dermatologi och venereologi. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Medicincentrum, Hudkliniken i Östergötland.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik.
    Analysis of laser Doppler perfusion images from contact reactions1996Inngår i: Jadassohn Centenary Congress,1996, 1996Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 59.
    Andersson, Daniel
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Automatic vertebrae detection and labeling in sagittal magnetic resonance images2015Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 poäng / 30 hpOppgave
    Abstract [en]

    Radiologists are often plagued by limited time for completing their work, with an ever increasing workload. A picture archiving and communication system (PACS) is a platform for daily image reviewing that improves their work environment, and on that platform for example spinal MR images can be reviewed. When reviewing spinal images a radiologist wants vertebrae labels, and in Sectra's PACS platform there is a good opportunity for implementing an automatic method for spinal labeling. In this thesis a method for performing automatic spinal labeling, called a vertebrae classifier, is presented. This method should remove the need for radiologists to perform manual spine labeling, and could be implemented in Sectra's PACS software to improve radiologists overall work experience.Spine labeling is the process of marking vertebrae centres with a name on a spinal image. The method proposed in this thesis for performing that process was developed using a machine learning approach for vertebrae detection in sagittal MR images. The developed classifier works for both the lumbar and the cervical spine, but it is optimized for the lumbar spine. During the development three different methods for the purpose of vertebrae detection were evaluated. Detection is done on multiple sagittal slices. The output from the detection is then labeled using a pictorial structure based algorithm which uses a trained model of the spine to correctly assess correct labeling.

    The suggested method achieves 99.6% recall and 99.9% precision for the lumbar spine. The cervical spine achieves slightly worse performance, with 98.1% for both recall and precision. This result was achieved by training the proposed method on 43 images and validated with 89 images for the lumbar spine. The cervical spine was validated using 26 images. These results are promising, especially for the lumbar spine. However, further evaluation is needed to test the method in a clinical setting.

  • 60.
    Andersson, Daniel
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Wintersteller, Robert
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Utveckling av analysmodul till Zenicor Medical Systems EKG-system2005Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 20 poäng / 30 hpOppgave
    Abstract [en]

    The mainpart of this thesis is about the developing of a new analysis tool to be used in Zenicor Medical Systems AB ECG-system. The primary task of the system is to simplify the ECG survey for patients who suffers from different kinds of arrythmias, for example heart fibrillation. With this system is it possible for the patients to do their ECG survey by them self at home and then send the signal with their telephone or mobilphone to a server. The equipment used to do the survey is not bigger than you can have it in a pocket and this results in a bigger flexibility for the patient. A doctor can connect to the server and analys the ECG-curve and follow up the patients condition.

  • 61.
    Andersson, David
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik.
    Real-time ECG for objective stress level measurement2017Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 poäng / 30 hpOppgave
  • 62.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Motion estimation for perceptual image sequence coding2003Doktoravhandling, monografi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Since the advent of television obtaining high perceived quality using a limited bandwidth has been an important issue. This thesis proposes new methods for exploitation of temporal and perceptual redundancy in image sequences to achieve lower coding rate and/or higher visual quality. The methods presented are inspired and based on human visual system models. Particularly relevant in the present context are the indications that the visual cortex contains cells that are selective in orientation and frequency but invariant to the phase of the stimuli. For this reason a spatial quadrature filter bank, representing images in a similar fashion, is generated. For computational eciency, a filter net technique is employed using combinations of simple sequential 1D filter kernels. The lter bank is designed for interlaced video which is still the most common format for video sequences.

    For coding of image sequences temporal redundancy is reduced using motion compensated prediction. In motion compensated prediction the prediction of the next image is given by the present image and a predicted dense local motion field. Motion compensation is performed with a new and computationally ecient method. The method estimates data samples on a desired output grid from input data represented by samples on an irregularly grid. The initially predicted image is refined using forward motion compensation with a sparse motion field. In this case only the sparse motion field needs to be transmitted to the decoder. As a result a prediction without block artifacts, common in standard forward motion compensation schemes, is generated. Experiments show that this method performs better than traditional block-matching approaches.

    The motion is estimated using a new approach based on phase differences computed from products of quadrature filter responses. The approach includes learning parameters for motion estimation and introduces multiple hierarchical motion estimation to achieve estimates with high spatial resolution.

    The quadrature lter bank approach used for motion estimation also provides a basis for image quality estimation in accordance with human perception. This allows the video quality estimator to be an integral part of the video coder and opens up the possibility of local space-time optimization of video coding parameters.

  • 63.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Quality and motion estimation for image sequence coding2002Licentiatavhandling, monografi (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Since the advent of television obtaining high perceived quality using a limited bandwidth has been an important issue. This thesis proposes methods inspired and based on the human visual system for exploitation of temporal and perceptual redundancy in image sequences to achieve lower coding rate and/ or higher visual quality. Particularly relevant in the present context are the indications that the visual cortex contains cells that are selective in orientation and frequency but invariant to the phase of the stimuli. For this reason and for computational efficiency, a spatial quadrature filter bank is generated initially using combinations of simple sequential 1D filter kernels.

    The temporal redtmdancy is reduced using motion compensated prediction. Motion compensation predicts the frame to be transmitted by moving the previous decoded frame according to its motion, so called backward coding. This means that no information about motion needs to be transmitted to the decoder. The irregular sampling of the prediction, due to motion estimates with sub-pixel accuracy, is dealt with using a new method, continuous normalized convolution. Image values on an interlaced sampling grid are estimated from the irregularly sampled predictions using integration of signals and certainties over a neighbourhood employing a local model of both the signal and the integration filter. The motion is estimated from products of quadrature filter bank responses, generating phasebased channels tuned for velocity. This new approach includes learning parameters for motion estimation and introduces multiple hierarchical motion estimation toachieve estimates with high spatial resolution.

    Using the quadrature filter bank a new quality estimator, based on a human visual system model, is generated. The quality estimator can be used to reduce the perceptual redundancy of non-visible errors and is intended to improve coding performance in such regions.

  • 64.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik.
    Andersson, Mats
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Johansson, Peter
    ISY LiTH.
    Forchheimer, Robert
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för systemteknik.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Motion compensation using backward prediction and prediction refinement2003Inngår i: Signal Processing: Image Communication, ISSN 0923-5965, Vol. 18, nr 5, s. 381-400Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents new methods for use of dense motion fields for motion compensation of interlaced video. The motion estimation is based on previously decoded field-images. The motion is then temporally predicted and used for motion compensated prediction of the field-image to be coded. The motion estimation algorithm is phase-based and uses two or three field-images to achieve motion estimates with sub-pixel accuracy. To handle non-constant motion and the specific characteristics of the field-image to be coded, the initially predicted image is refined using forward motion compensation, based on block-matching. Tests show that this approach achieves higher PSNR than forward block-based motion estimation, when coding the residual with the same coder. The subjective performance is also better.

  • 65.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik.
    Andersson, Mats
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik.
    A perception based velocity estimator and its use for motion compensated prediction2001Inngår i: SCIA 2001 Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis,2001, 2001, s. 493-499Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The use of temporal redundancy is of vital importance for a successful video coding algorithm. An effective approach is the hybrid video coder where motion estimation is used for prediction of the next image frame and code the prediction error, and the motion field. The standard method for motion estimation is block matching as in MPEG-2, typically resulting in block artifacts. In this paper a perception based velocity estimator and its use for pixel based motion compensated prediction of interlaced video is presented.

  • 66.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Johansson, Peter
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för systemteknik, Bildkodning. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Forchheimer, Robert
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för systemteknik, Bildkodning. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Backward-forward motion compensated prediction2002Inngår i: Proceedings of ACIVS 2002 (Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems), Ghent, Belgium, September 9-11, 2002, 2002, s. 260-267Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents new methods for use of dense motion fields for motion compensation of interlaced video. The motion is estimated using previously decoded field-images. An initial motion compensated prediction is produced using the assumption that the motion is predictable in time. The motion estimation algorithm is phase-based and uses two or three field-images to achieve motion estimates with sub-pixel accuracy. To handle non-constant motion and the specific characteristics of the field-image to be coded, the initially predicted image is refined using forward motion compensation, based on block-matching. Tests show that this approach achieves higher PSNR than forward block-based motion estimation, when coding the residual with the same coder. The subjective performance is also better.

  • 67.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Continuous normalized convolution2002Inngår i: Multimedia and Expo, 2002. ICME '02. Proceedings. 2002 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:1), IEEE , 2002, s. 725-728Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The problem of signal estimation for sparsely and irregularly sampled signals is dealt with using continuous normalized convolution. Image values on real-valued positions are estimated using integration of signals and certainties over a neighbourhood employing a local model of both the signal and the used discrete filters. The result of the approach is that an output sample close to signals with high certainty is interpolated using a small neighbourhood. An output sample close to signals with low certainty is spatially predicted from signals in a large neighbourhood.

  • 68.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Multiple hierarchical motion estimation2002Inngår i: Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications - 2002 / [ed] M.H. Hamza, ACTA Press, 2002, s. 80-Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper introduce multiple hierarchical motion estimation to achieve motion estimates with high spatial resolution. The approach is based on phase-based motion estimation. Results show that the algorithm deal with the smooth motion field of hierarchical motion estimation while keeping the advantages of such an approach.

  • 69.
    Andersson, Kenneth
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Westin, Carl-Fredrik
    Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Prediction from off-grid samples using continuous normalized convolution2007Inngår i: Signal Processing, ISSN 0165-1684, E-ISSN 1872-7557, Vol. 87, nr 3, s. 353-365Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents a novel method for performing fast estimation of data samples on a desired output grid from samples on an irregularly sampled grid. The output signal is estimated using integration of signals over a neighbourhood employing a local model of the signal using discrete filters. The strength of the method is demonstrated in motion compensation examples by comparing to traditional techniques.

  • 70.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Burdakov, Oleg
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Optimeringslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Zikrin, Spartak
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Matematik och tillämpad matematik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Global search strategies for solving multilinear least-squares problems2012Inngår i: Sultan Qaboos University Journal for Science, ISSN 1027-524X, Vol. 17, nr 1, s. 12-21Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The multilinear least-squares (MLLS) problem is an extension of the linear leastsquares problem. The difference is that a multilinear operator is used in place of a matrix-vector product. The MLLS is typically a large-scale problem characterized by a large number of local minimizers. It originates, for instance, from the design of filter networks. We present a global search strategy that allows for moving from one local minimizer to a better one. The efficiency of this strategy is illustrated by results of numerical experiments performed for some problems related to the design of filter networks.

  • 71.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Burdakov, Oleg
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Optimeringslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Zikrin, Spartak
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Global Search Strategies for Solving Multilinear Least-squares Problems2011Rapport (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    The multilinear least-squares (MLLS) problem is an extension of the linear least-squares problem. The difference is that a multilinearoperator is used in place of a matrix-vector product. The MLLS istypically a large-scale problem characterized by a large number of local minimizers. It originates, for instance, from the design of filter networks. We present a global search strategy that allows formoving from one local minimizer to a better one. The efficiencyof this strategy isillustrated by results of numerical experiments performed forsome problems related to the design of filter networks.

  • 72.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Burdakov, Oleg
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Optimeringslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Zikrin, Spartak
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Sparsity Optimization in Design of Multidimensional Filter Networks2013Rapport (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Filter networks is a powerful tool used for reducing the image processing time, while maintaining its reasonably high quality.They are composed of sparse sub-filters whose low sparsity ensures fast image processing.The filter network design is related to solvinga sparse optimization problem where a cardinality constraint bounds above the sparsity level.In the case of sequentially connected sub-filters, which is the simplest network structure of those considered in this paper, a cardinality-constrained multilinear least-squares (MLLS) problem is to be solved. If to disregard the cardinality constraint, the MLLS is typically a large-scale problem characterized by a large number of local minimizers. Each of the local minimizers is singular and non-isolated.The cardinality constraint makes the problem even more difficult to solve.An approach for approximately solving the cardinality-constrained MLLS problem is presented.It is then applied to solving a bi-criteria optimization problem in which both thetime and quality of image processing are optimized. The developed approach is extended to designing filter networks of a more general structure. Its efficiency is demonstrated by designing certain 2D and 3D filter networks. It is also compared with the existing approaches.

  • 73.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Burdakov, Oleg
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Optimeringslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Zikrin, Spartak
    Linköpings universitet, Matematiska institutionen, Optimeringslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Sparsity Optimization in Design of Multidimensional Filter Networks2015Inngår i: Optimization and Engineering, ISSN 1389-4420, E-ISSN 1573-2924, Vol. 16, nr 2, s. 259-277Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Filter networks are used as a powerful tool used for reducing the image processing time and maintaining high image quality.They are composed of sparse sub-filters whose high sparsity ensures fast image processing.The filter network design is related to solvinga sparse optimization problem where a cardinality constraint bounds above the sparsity level.In the case of sequentially connected sub-filters, which is the simplest network structure of those considered in this paper, a cardinality-constrained multilinear least-squares (MLLS) problem is to be solved. Even when disregarding the cardinality constraint, the MLLS is typically a large-scale problem characterized by a large number of local minimizers, each of which is singular and non-isolated.The cardinality constraint makes the problem even more difficult to solve.

    An approach for approximately solving the cardinality-constrained MLLS problem is presented.It is then applied to solving a bi-criteria optimization problem in which both thetime and quality of image processing are optimized. The developed approach is extended to designing filter networks of a more general structure. Its efficiency is demonstrated by designing certain 2D and 3D filter networks. It is also compared with the existing approaches.

  • 74.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Adaptive Spatio-temporal Filtering of 4D CT-Heart2013Inngår i: Image Analyses: Image Processing, Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Graphics / [ed] Joni-Kristian Kämäräinen, Markus Koskela, Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2013, s. 246-255Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this project is to keep the x-ray exposure of the patient as low as reasonably achievable while improving the diagnostic image quality for the radiologist. The means to achieve these goals is to develop and evaluate an efficient adaptive filtering (denoising/image enhancement) method that fully explores true 4D image acquisition modes.

    The proposed prototype system uses a novel filter set having directional filter responses being monomials. The monomial filter concept is used both for estimation of local structure and for the anisotropic adaptive filtering. Initial tests on clinical 4D CT-heart data with ECG-gated exposure has resulted in a significant reduction of the noise level and an increased detail compared to 2D and 3D methods. Another promising feature is that the reconstruction induced streak artifacts which generally occur in low dose CT are remarkably reduced in 4D.

  • 75.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Transformation of local spatio-temporal structure tensor fields2003Inngår i: Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 2003. Proceedings. (ICASSP '03). 2003 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:3 ), IEEE , 2003, s. 285-288Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Tensors and tensor fields are commonly used in multidimensional signal processing to represent the local structure of the signal. This paper focuses on the case where the sampling on the original signal is anisotropic, e.g when the resolution of the multidimensional image varies depending on the direction which is common e.g. in medical imaging devices. To obtain a geometrically correct description of the local structure there are mainly two possibilities. To resample the image prior to the computation of the local structure tensor field or to compute the tensor field on the original grid and transform the result to obtain a correct geometry of the local structure. This paper deals with the latter alternative and contains an in depth theoretical analysis establishing the appropriate rules for tensor transformations induced by changes in space-time geometry with emphasis on velocity and motion estimation.

  • 76.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Kronander, Torbjorn
    Velocity Adaptive Filtered Angiography1999Patent (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
    Abstract [en]

    A method of imaging a blood vessel in a body using X-rays and an injectable contrast medium is described. The contrast medium is injected into the body, and signals constituted by an X-ray image sequence depicting X-ray attenuation values is recorded. The X-ray attenuated values in each spaced-time neighborhood are combined in a way that is dependent on the processed image sequence and separately established for each neighborhood, and separating, from background and vessel signals, flow signals having energy contributions mainly in an area of frequency domain bounded by surfaces corresponding to threshold velocities separately established for each neighborhood, which surfaces are shifted a specified amount along a temporal frequency axis.

  • 77.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Smedby, Örjan
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiologi. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Sandborg, Michael
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiofysik. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Farnebäck, Gunnar
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Hans, Knutsson
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Adaptiv filtering of 4D-heart CT for image denoising and patient safety2010Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this medical image science project is to increase patient safety in terms of improved image quality and reduced exposure to ionizing radiation in CT. The means to achieve these goals is to develop and evaluate an efficient adaptive filtering (denoising/image enhancement) method that fully explores true 4D image acquisition modes. Four-dimensional (4D) medical image data are captured as a time sequence of image volumes. During 4D image acquisition, a 3D image of the patient is recorded at regular time intervals. The resulting data will consequently have three spatial dimensions and one temporal dimension. Increasing the dimensionality of the data impose a major increase the computational demands. The initial linear filtering which is the cornerstone in all adaptive image enhancement algorithms increase exponentially with the dimensionality. On the other hand the potential gain in Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR) also increase exponentially with the dimensionality. This means that the same gain in noise reduction that can be attained by performing the adaptive filtering in 3D as opposed to 2D can be expected to occur once more by moving from 3D to 4D. The initial tests on on both synthetic and clinical 4D images has resulted in a significant reduction of the noise level and an increased detail compared to 2D and 3D methods. When tuning the parameters for adaptive filtering is extremely important to attain maximal diagnostic value which not necessarily coincide with an an eye pleasing image for a layman. Although this application focus on CT the resulting adaptive filtering methods will be beneficial for a wide range of 3D/4D medical imaging modalities e.g. shorter acquisition time in MRI and improved elimination of noise in 3D or 4D ultrasound datasets.

  • 78.
    Andersson, Mats T.
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Controllable 3-D Filters for Low Level Computer Vision1993Inngår i: SCIA8: Tromso, 1993Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Three-dimensional data processing is becoming more and more common. Typical operations are for example estimation of optical flow in video sequences and orientation estimation in 3-D MR images. This paper proposes an efficient approach to robust low level feature extraction for 3-D image analysis. In contrast to many earlier algorithms the methods proposed in this paper support the use of relatively complex models at the initial processing steps. The aim of this approach is to provide the means to handle complex events at the initial processing steps and to enable reliable estimates in the presence of noise. A limited basis filter set is proposed which forms a basis on the unit sphere and is related to spherical harmonics. From these basis filters, different types of orientation selective filters are synthesized. An interpolation scheme that provides a rotation as well as a translation of the synthesized filter is presented. The purpose is to obtain a robust and invariant feature extraction at a manageable computational cost.

  • 79.
    Andersson, Mats T.
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Orientation Estimation in Ambiguous Neighbourhoods1991Inngår i: Proceedings of SCIA91: Aalborg, Denmark, 1991Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper describes a new algorithm for local orientation estimation. The proposed algorithm detects and separates interfering events in ambiguous neighbourhoods and produces robust estimates of the two most dominant events. A representation suitable for simultaneous representation of two orientations is introduced. The main purpose of this representation is to make averaging of outputs for neigbourhoods containing two orientations possible. The feature extraction is performed by a set of quadrature filters. A method to obtain a large set of quadrature filter responses from a limited basis filter set is introduced. The estimation of the neighbourhood and the separation of the present events are based upon the quadrature responses in terms of local magnitude and phase. The performance of the algorithm is demonstrated using test images.

  • 80.
    Andersson, Mats
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Wiklund, Johan
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för systemteknik, Bildbehandling. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Knutsson, Hans
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Filter Networks1999Inngår i: Proceedings of Signal and Image Processing (SIP'99), Nassau, Bahamas: IASTED , 1999, s. 213-217Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This paper presents a new and efficient approach for optimization and implementation of filter banks e.g. velocity channels, orientation channels and scale spaces. The multi layered structure of a filter network enable a powerful decomposition of complex filters into simple filter components and the intermediary results may contribute to several output nodes. Compared to a direct implementation a filter network uses only a fraction of the coefficients to provide the same result. The optimization procedure is recursive and all filters on each level are optimized simultaneously. The individual filters of the network, in general, contain very few non-zero coefficients, but there are are no restrictions on the spatial position of the coefficients, they may e.g. be concentrated on a line or be sparsely scattered. An efficient implementation of a quadrature filter hierarchy for generic purposes using sparse filter components is presented.

  • 81. Andersson, R
    et al.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Force to restore the shape of an asymmetric extracorporeal tube as the basis for non-invasive pressure measurements.2002Inngår i: International Journal of Artificial Organs, ISSN 0391-3988, E-ISSN 1724-6040, Vol. 25, nr 4, s. 281-289Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    A zero-balance principle is described where intraluminal pressure is estimated from the counter force needed to restore the tube shape of an elastic extra corporeal tube. The aim was to optimise cross-sectional tube geometry for tube expansion due to pressure and to reduce the sensitivity to variation in mechanical tube characteristics using an experimental statistical and factorial design. The main application is pressure monitoring in blood and dialysate tubes during hemodialysis. Improving the monitoring of the dialysis process will reduce complications, such as sudden decreases in systemic blood pressure or occlusion at the artero-venous fistula. The factorial design indicated strong influence from the geometrical characteristics of the tube as well from the geometrical design parameters of the pressure transducer. We found a consistent relationship between the intraluminal pressure and the applied force needed to restore the tube shape. The modified cross-sectional tube geometry enhances measurement sensitivity and facilitates the desired behavior of tubes during pressure applications.

  • 82. Andersson, R
    et al.
    Loyd, Dan
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling, Mekanisk värmeteori och strömningslära. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Pressure sensed non-invasively directly on the extra corporeal bloodline tube2001Inngår i: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 23RD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY, VOLS 1-4: BUILDING NEW BRIDGES AT THE FRONTIERS OF ENGINEERING AND MEDICINE, 2001, Vol. 23, s. 3179-3181Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    To clinically measure blood pressure at extra corporeal bloodlines involves a hazard due to the infection risk and a risk for thrombosis formation. The aim was to design a non-invasive pressure sensor, measuring directly on a tube section. A modified tube cross-section was used to improve sensitivity. Using the developed sensing principle, a consistent relation (r=0.999) was obtained between pressure and output signal. The output was stable and an acceptable drift within the temperature-range. The method shows great promise for applications in monitoring of the dialysis process.

  • 83.
    Andersson, Roger
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Monitoring principles for haemodialysis2002Doktoravhandling, med artikler (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    This thesis deals with non-invasive monitoring techniques for haemodialysis. Three applications in particular have been investigated: Blood pressure measurements in the extra corporal circuit, the relationship between UV measurements and dialysate urea concentration and photoplethysmography (PPG) in haemodialysis patients.

    A non-invasive pressure sensor as an integrated part of the extracorporeal tube circuit was developed using modified cross-section tube geometry. The expansions of the modified tubes with different cross-sectional geometries were studied upon application of pressure, both experimentally and numerically, using the finite element method. Factorial design was used to study the relationship between pressure in the tube and force needed to restore the expanding tube to its original dimension. This investigation was performed for different tube cross-sectional geometries. A pressure sensor was designed, based on the previously obtained findings. The evaluation of the pressure sensor showed that the output corresponded well to applied pressure (R2=0.99).

    An UV-method for studying waste products in the dialysate has recently been developed by our research group. In the present study, it was investigated how the relationship between UV-absorption and dialysate urea concentration was affected by the treatment settings, patient anamnesis and prescribed pharmaceuticals. A mathematical model was proposed which includes these effects. Multiregression analysis indicated the possibility of performing individual estimates of urea concentration from UV-absorption.

    During haemodialysis, the patient's cardiovascular system is affected when excess fluid is extracted, which may result in blood pressure fluctuations. In the present study, a novel PPG method for monitoring haemodynamic changes during dialysis was investigated. The performed study indicates that PPG measurements relate to haemodynamic changes and may thus be useful in the patient monitoring. However, the relationship is complex and needs further studies.

    Delarbeid
    1. Cross-sectional changes in an asymmetric tube with bearing on non-invasive pressure measurements
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Cross-sectional changes in an asymmetric tube with bearing on non-invasive pressure measurements
    2003 (engelsk)Inngår i: Technology and Health Care, ISSN 0928-7329, E-ISSN 1878-7401, Vol. 11, nr 1, s. 11-20Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    This study aims at investigating the radial dimensional changes, as a result of an applied intraluminal pressure for an elastic tube with non-uniform cross section. The study is related to a method for non-invasive pressure measurement using the extracorporeal tube as part of the sensor. The intended application is for monitoring of pressure in the blood and dialysate tubes during haemodialysis. The intention is to find a tube cross-section geometry that results in an expansion of the tube so that it is suitable to use as a component in a pressure sensor. The tube should have high radial compliance and expand in a well-defined manner to be able to transfer the intraluminal pressure to a transducer element sensing the radial force. Radial expansion was studied experimentally for tubes with different cross-section geometries. For small tube expansions the resolution in the experimental measurements was not sufficient to study the radial expansion. In this case, numerical simulation was performed. We conclude that a tube with essentially elliptic outer surface and circular inner surface, with a relation of 1:2 between the size of the thin and thick wall, results in a radial expansion upon application of pressure indicating that this tube is suitable for use as part of a sensor.

    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-24496 (URN)6620 (Lokal ID)6620 (Arkivnummer)6620 (OAI)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2009-10-07 Laget: 2009-10-07 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13
    2. Force to restore the shape of an asymmetric extracorporeal tube as the basis for non-invasive pressure measurements
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Force to restore the shape of an asymmetric extracorporeal tube as the basis for non-invasive pressure measurements
    2002 (engelsk)Inngår i: International Journal of Artificial Organs, ISSN 0391-3988, E-ISSN 1724-6040, Vol. 25, nr 4, s. 281-289Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    A zero-balance principle is described where intraluminal pressure is estimated from the counter force needed to restore the tube shape of an elastic extra corporeal tube. The aim was to optimise cross-sectional tube geometry for tube expansion due to pressure and to reduce the sensitivity to variation in mechanical tube characteristics using an experimental statistical and factorial design. The main application is pressure monitoring in blood and dialysate tubes during hemodialysis. Improving the monitoring of the dialysis process will reduce complications, such as sudden decreases in systemic blood pressure or occlusion at the artero-venous fistula. The factorial design indicated strong influence from the geometrical characteristics of the tube as well from the geometrical design parameters of the pressure transducer. We found a consistent relationship between the intraluminal pressure and the applied force needed to restore the tube shape. The modified cross-sectional tube geometry enhances measurement sensitivity and facilitates the desired behavior of tubes during pressure applications.

    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-24543 (URN)6702 (Lokal ID)6702 (Arkivnummer)6702 (OAI)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2009-10-07 Laget: 2009-10-07 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13
    3. An asymmetric dialysis tube as an integrated part of a pressure-monitoring sensor
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>An asymmetric dialysis tube as an integrated part of a pressure-monitoring sensor
    2001 (engelsk)Inngår i: Technology and Health Care, ISSN 0928-7329, E-ISSN 1878-7401, Vol. 9, nr 5, s. 417-425Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    A sensor has been designed consisting of a tube holder with a force transducer and a tube with a modified cross-section. The holder has a lid that encloses the tube. By having a stiff holder and a compliant tube, the idea is that the intraluminal pressure in the tube can be obtained from the measured force. The method is intended for non-invasive pressure measurements in blood or dialysate tubes.

    We have used a tube cross-sectional geometry where the outer surface is elliptic and the inner surface is circular with a relation of 2:1 between the thinnest and thickest tube sides. The pressure transducer system shows a linear relationship between the applied pressure and the sensor output (r = 0.999). Within the temperature range, 32°–36°C, which corresponds to the blood and dialysate temperatures, the sensor accuracy is within ±0.8 kPa (±6 mm Hg). This indicates that the sensor should be clinically useful during dialysis and similar applications.

    Emneord
    Non-invasive pressure sensor, asymmetric tube, dialysis, extracorporeal tube, profile analysis
    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-29584 (URN)14961 (Lokal ID)14961 (Arkivnummer)14961 (OAI)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2009-10-09 Laget: 2009-10-09 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13
    4. Analysis of the relationship between UV-absorbance of solute contents during a dialysis session
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Analysis of the relationship between UV-absorbance of solute contents during a dialysis session
    Vise andre…
    (engelsk)Manuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    In this paper, the influence from patient anamnesis and haemodialysis session specifications onto the relationship between obtained ultra violet (UV) absorbance and urea concentration in the spent dialysate were discussed. A characterisation of the relationship was done by an intercept value and a slope. Recently, a new a dialysate monitoring device, using UV- absorbance, been developed by our group which has found a relationship between the UV- absorbance and waste products in the dialysate but this relationship vary between patients. In the present investigation, 13 patients performing totally 84 sessions were characterised using 31 possible affecting parameters. Using a multi-regression analysis 11 parameters were found significant as affecting parameters. In a novel mathematical model approach the obtained UV- absorbance and incorporating possible affecting parameters we could predict urea concentration from the UV-absorption in the spent dialysate in the total material of patients and dialysis sessions. For all the 84 sessions R2 between 0.938 and 0.996 were obtained. A performed analysis of variance rejects the assumption of equal conditions for the relationship between diabetics and non-diabetics patients in the material (F=5.2 for intercept and F=14.4 for slope). The urea concentration could be estimated with an accuracy of 11% (one standard deviation) which is normally clinically sufficient. The non-invasive UV -absorption method therefore seems to have great potential for monitoring and control haemodialysis sessions.

    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-86685 (URN)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2012-12-21 Laget: 2012-12-21 Sist oppdatert: 2012-12-21
    5. Non-invasive monitoring of haemodynamic changes in haemodialysis patients using photoplethysmography (PPG)
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Non-invasive monitoring of haemodynamic changes in haemodialysis patients using photoplethysmography (PPG)
    2002 (engelsk)Manuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Presently there is no simple non-invasive method to monitor haemodynamic changes during haemodialysis but such a method is highly needed. This study aims at investigating the possibility to monitor such changes during a single haemodialysis session using a photoplethysmography method (PPG). This non-invasive method illuminates a proportion of the patients skin and the received PPG-signal reflects local blood flow. The haemodialysis sessions were performed as in normal routine with more frequently performed blood pressure measurements by an oscillometric method or with continuous intra arterial blood pressure measurements. The obtained PPG-signals are linked to the blood pressure changes and are affected by the ultrafiltration rate and drugs administrated during the session. The relation between the blood pressure changes and the changes in the different PPG components seems however to be complex and need to be investigate further. The PPG-method shows promises, which is emphasised by the strong need of a non-invasive monitoring method.

    Emneord
    haemodialysis, photoplethysmography, blood flow, haemodynamics
    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-54997 (URN)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2010-04-27 Laget: 2010-04-27 Sist oppdatert: 2012-12-21
  • 84.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    An asymmetric dialysis tube as an integrated part of a pressure-monitoring sensor2001Inngår i: Technology and Health Care, ISSN 0928-7329, E-ISSN 1878-7401, Vol. 9, nr 5, s. 417-425Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    A sensor has been designed consisting of a tube holder with a force transducer and a tube with a modified cross-section. The holder has a lid that encloses the tube. By having a stiff holder and a compliant tube, the idea is that the intraluminal pressure in the tube can be obtained from the measured force. The method is intended for non-invasive pressure measurements in blood or dialysate tubes.

    We have used a tube cross-sectional geometry where the outer surface is elliptic and the inner surface is circular with a relation of 2:1 between the thinnest and thickest tube sides. The pressure transducer system shows a linear relationship between the applied pressure and the sensor output (r = 0.999). Within the temperature range, 32°–36°C, which corresponds to the blood and dialysate temperatures, the sensor accuracy is within ±0.8 kPa (±6 mm Hg). This indicates that the sensor should be clinically useful during dialysis and similar applications.

  • 85.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Force to restore the shape of an asymmetric extracorporeal tube as the basis for non-invasive pressure measurements2002Inngår i: International Journal of Artificial Organs, ISSN 0391-3988, E-ISSN 1724-6040, Vol. 25, nr 4, s. 281-289Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    A zero-balance principle is described where intraluminal pressure is estimated from the counter force needed to restore the tube shape of an elastic extra corporeal tube. The aim was to optimise cross-sectional tube geometry for tube expansion due to pressure and to reduce the sensitivity to variation in mechanical tube characteristics using an experimental statistical and factorial design. The main application is pressure monitoring in blood and dialysate tubes during hemodialysis. Improving the monitoring of the dialysis process will reduce complications, such as sudden decreases in systemic blood pressure or occlusion at the artero-venous fistula. The factorial design indicated strong influence from the geometrical characteristics of the tube as well from the geometrical design parameters of the pressure transducer. We found a consistent relationship between the intraluminal pressure and the applied force needed to restore the tube shape. The modified cross-sectional tube geometry enhances measurement sensitivity and facilitates the desired behavior of tubes during pressure applications.

  • 86.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik.
    Pressure sensed non-invasively directly on the extracorporeal dialysis tube2001Inngår i: ESAO Congress,2001, 2001Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 87.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Fridolin, Ivo
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Magnusson, M.
    Lindberg, Lars-Göran
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Measurements of solutes in dialysate using UV-absorption: analysis of the factors influencing correlation between UV-absorption and solutes in the spent dialysate2002Annet (Annet (populærvitenskap, debatt, mm))
  • 88.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Fridolin, Ivo
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Magnusson, Martin
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och vård, Njurmedicin. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Lindberg, Lars-Göran
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Analysis of the relationship between UV-absorbance of solute contents during a dialysis sessionManuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    In this paper, the influence from patient anamnesis and haemodialysis session specifications onto the relationship between obtained ultra violet (UV) absorbance and urea concentration in the spent dialysate were discussed. A characterisation of the relationship was done by an intercept value and a slope. Recently, a new a dialysate monitoring device, using UV- absorbance, been developed by our group which has found a relationship between the UV- absorbance and waste products in the dialysate but this relationship vary between patients. In the present investigation, 13 patients performing totally 84 sessions were characterised using 31 possible affecting parameters. Using a multi-regression analysis 11 parameters were found significant as affecting parameters. In a novel mathematical model approach the obtained UV- absorbance and incorporating possible affecting parameters we could predict urea concentration from the UV-absorption in the spent dialysate in the total material of patients and dialysis sessions. For all the 84 sessions R2 between 0.938 and 0.996 were obtained. A performed analysis of variance rejects the assumption of equal conditions for the relationship between diabetics and non-diabetics patients in the material (F=5.2 for intercept and F=14.4 for slope). The urea concentration could be estimated with an accuracy of 11% (one standard deviation) which is normally clinically sufficient. The non-invasive UV -absorption method therefore seems to have great potential for monitoring and control haemodialysis sessions.

  • 89.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Guiterrez, Alberto
    Department of Renal Medicine, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.
    Lindberg, Lars-Göran
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Non-invasive monitoring of haemodynamic changes in haemodialysis patients using photoplethysmography (PPG)2002Manuskript (preprint) (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Presently there is no simple non-invasive method to monitor haemodynamic changes during haemodialysis but such a method is highly needed. This study aims at investigating the possibility to monitor such changes during a single haemodialysis session using a photoplethysmography method (PPG). This non-invasive method illuminates a proportion of the patients skin and the received PPG-signal reflects local blood flow. The haemodialysis sessions were performed as in normal routine with more frequently performed blood pressure measurements by an oscillometric method or with continuous intra arterial blood pressure measurements. The obtained PPG-signals are linked to the blood pressure changes and are affected by the ultrafiltration rate and drugs administrated during the session. The relation between the blood pressure changes and the changes in the different PPG components seems however to be complex and need to be investigate further. The PPG-method shows promises, which is emphasised by the strong need of a non-invasive monitoring method.

  • 90.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Loyd, Dan
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för konstruktions- och produktionsteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Cross-sectional changes in an asymmetric tube with bearing on non-invasive pressure measurements2003Inngår i: Technology and Health Care, ISSN 0928-7329, E-ISSN 1878-7401, Vol. 11, nr 1, s. 11-20Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    This study aims at investigating the radial dimensional changes, as a result of an applied intraluminal pressure for an elastic tube with non-uniform cross section. The study is related to a method for non-invasive pressure measurement using the extracorporeal tube as part of the sensor. The intended application is for monitoring of pressure in the blood and dialysate tubes during haemodialysis. The intention is to find a tube cross-section geometry that results in an expansion of the tube so that it is suitable to use as a component in a pressure sensor. The tube should have high radial compliance and expand in a well-defined manner to be able to transfer the intraluminal pressure to a transducer element sensing the radial force. Radial expansion was studied experimentally for tubes with different cross-section geometries. For small tube expansions the resolution in the experimental measurements was not sufficient to study the radial expansion. In this case, numerical simulation was performed. We conclude that a tube with essentially elliptic outer surface and circular inner surface, with a relation of 1:2 between the size of the thin and thick wall, results in a radial expansion upon application of pressure indicating that this tube is suitable for use as part of a sensor.

  • 91.
    Andersson, Roger
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik.
    Loyd, Dan
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för konstruktions- och produktionsteknik, Mekanisk värmeteori och strömningslära.
    Ask, Per
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Fysiologisk mätteknik.
    Pressure sensed non-invasively directly on the extra corporeal blood line tubes2001Inngår i: Int Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,2001, 2001Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 92. Andersson, T.
    et al.
    Anderson, C.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Human in vivo cutaneous microdialysis: Estimation of histamine release in cold urticaria.1995Inngår i: Acta Dermato-Venereologica, ISSN 0001-5555, E-ISSN 1651-2057, nr 75, s. 343-347Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    A novel bioanalytical in vivo sampling technique, cutaneous microdialysis, was used to follow the chronology of skin histamine release in 3 patients with cold urticaria and in 2 healthy volunteers. Laser Doppler perfusion imaging was used simultaneously to monitor the skin circulatory response. Microdialysis samples were collected at 10-min intervals and analysed by radioimmunoassay technique. Fifty minutes after probe insertion, the ventral forearm skin in the area of the dialysis membrane was provoked for 5-15 min with a 25 x 40 mm ice cube covered with plastic foil. In the cold urticaria patients, an up to 80-fold increase of histamine was observed, with peak levels 20-30 min after challenge. Histamine levels then fell to reach "baseline" levels within 50 min. In the healthy subjects, the histamine increase was earlier, less pronounced and of shorter duration. Cutaneous microdialysis and laser Doppler imaging offer new possibilities for the chronological multiparameter assessment of inflammatory skin disorders in vivo.

  • 93.
    Andersson, Thord
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Dept. of C4ISR, Swedish Defence Research Agency, Linköping, Sweden, .
    Borga, Magnus
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Avdelningen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Dahlqvist Leinhard, Olof
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Geodesic registration for interactive atlas-based segmentation using learned multi-scale anatomical manifolds2018Inngår i: Pattern Recognition Letters, ISSN 0167-8655, E-ISSN 1872-7344, Vol. 112, s. 340-345Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Atlas-based segmentation is often used to segment medical image regions. For intensity-normalized data, the quality of these segmentations is highly dependent on the similarity between the atlas and the target under the used registration method. We propose a geodesic registration method for interactive atlas-based segmentation using empirical multi-scale anatomical manifolds. The method utilizes unlabeled images together with the labeled atlases to learn empirical anatomical manifolds. These manifolds are defined on distinct scales and regions and are used to propagate the labeling information from the atlases to the target along anatomical geodesics. The resulting competing segmentations from the different manifolds are then ranked according to an image-based similarity measure. We used image volumes acquired using magnetic resonance imaging from 36 subjects. The performance of the method was evaluated using a liver segmentation task. The result was then compared to the corresponding performance of direct segmentation using Dice Index statistics. The method shows a significant improvement in liver segmentation performance between the proposed method and direct segmentation. Furthermore, the standard deviation in performance decreased significantly. Using competing complementary manifolds defined over a hierarchy of region of interests gives an additional improvement in segmentation performance compared to the single manifold segmentation.

  • 94.
    Andersson, Thord
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Läthén, Gunnar
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap, Digitala Medier. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Lenz, Reiner
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap, Digitala Medier. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Borga, Magnus
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    A Fast Optimization Method for Level Set Segmentation2009Inngår i: Image Analysis: 16th Scandinavian Conference, SCIA 2009, Oslo, Norway, June 15-18, 2009. Proceedings / [ed] A.-B. Salberg, J.Y. Hardeberg, and R. Jenssen, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2009, s. 400-409Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Level set methods are a popular way to solve the image segmentation problem in computer image analysis. A contour is implicitly represented by the zero level of a signed distance function, and evolved according to a motion equation in order to minimize a cost function. This function defines the objective of the segmentation problem and also includes regularization constraints. Gradient descent search is the de facto method used to solve this optimization problem. Basic gradient descent methods, however, are sensitive for local optima and often display slow convergence. Traditionally, the cost functions have been modified to avoid these problems. In this work, we instead propose using a modified gradient descent search based on resilient propagation (Rprop), a method commonly used in the machine learning community. Our results show faster convergence and less sensitivity to local optima, compared to traditional gradient descent.

  • 95.
    Andersson, Thord
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Läthén, Gunnar
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap, Medie- och Informationsteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Lenz, Reiner
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap, Medie- och Informationsteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Borga, Magnus
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Modified Gradient Search for Level Set Based Image Segmentation2013Inngår i: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, ISSN 1057-7149, E-ISSN 1941-0042, Vol. 22, nr 2, s. 621-630Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Level set methods are a popular way to solve the image segmentation problem. The solution contour is found by solving an optimization problem where a cost functional is minimized. Gradient descent methods are often used to solve this optimization problem since they are very easy to implement and applicable to general nonconvex functionals. They are, however, sensitive to local minima and often display slow convergence. Traditionally, cost functionals have been modified to avoid these problems. In this paper, we instead propose using two modified gradient descent methods, one using a momentum term and one based on resilient propagation. These methods are commonly used in the machine learning community. In a series of 2-D/3-D-experiments using real and synthetic data with ground truth, the modifications are shown to reduce the sensitivity for local optima and to increase the convergence rate. The parameter sensitivity is also investigated. The proposed methods are very simple modifications of the basic method, and are directly compatible with any type of level set implementation. Downloadable reference code with examples is available online.

  • 96.
    Andersson, Thord
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Romu, Thobias
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Karlsson, Anette
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Norén, Bengt
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Forsgren, Mikael
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Smedby, Örjan
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Kechagias, Stergios
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för kardiovaskulär medicin. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Region Östergötland, Hjärt- och Medicincentrum, Magtarmmedicinska kliniken.
    Almer, Sven
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin, Avdelningen för neuro- och inflammationsvetenskap. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Region Östergötland, Hjärt- och Medicincentrum, Magtarmmedicinska kliniken.
    Lundberg, Peter
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US. Region Östergötland, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Borga, Magnus
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Dahlqvist Leinhard, Olof
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Avdelningen för radiologiska vetenskaper. Linköpings universitet, Medicinska fakulteten. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Region Östergötland, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Consistent intensity inhomogeneity correction in water–fat MRI2015Inngår i: Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, ISSN 1053-1807, E-ISSN 1522-2586, Vol. 42, nr 2, s. 468-476Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    PURPOSE:

    To quantitatively and qualitatively evaluate the water-signal performance of the consistent intensity inhomogeneity correction (CIIC) method to correct for intensity inhomogeneities METHODS: Water-fat volumes were acquired using 1.5 Tesla (T) and 3.0T symmetrically sampled 2-point Dixon three-dimensional MRI. Two datasets: (i) 10 muscle tissue regions of interest (ROIs) from 10 subjects acquired with both 1.5T and 3.0T whole-body MRI. (ii) Seven liver tissue ROIs from 36 patients imaged using 1.5T MRI at six time points after Gd-EOB-DTPA injection. The performance of CIIC was evaluated quantitatively by analyzing its impact on the dispersion and bias of the water image ROI intensities, and qualitatively using side-by-side image comparisons.

    RESULTS:

    CIIC significantly ( P1.5T≤2.3×10-4,P3.0T≤1.0×10-6) decreased the nonphysiological intensity variance while preserving the average intensity levels. The side-by-side comparisons showed improved intensity consistency ( Pint⁡≤10-6) while not introducing artifacts ( Part=0.024) nor changed appearances ( Papp≤10-6).

    CONCLUSION:

    CIIC improves the spatiotemporal intensity consistency in regions of a homogenous tissue type. J. Magn. Reson. Imaging 2014.

  • 97.
    Andersson, Thord
    et al.
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Romu, Thobias
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Norén, Bengt
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiologi. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Forsgren, Mikael
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiofysik. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Smedby, Örjan
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiologi. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Diagnostikcentrum, Röntgenkliniken i Linköping.
    Almer, Sven
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för klinisk och experimentell medicin, Gastroenterologi och hepatologi. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Hjärt- och Medicincentrum, Endokrinmedicinska kliniken.
    Lundberg, Peter
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiofysik. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Centrum för kirurgi, ortopedi och cancervård, Radiofysikavdelningen US.
    Borga, Magnus
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Medicinsk informatik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    Dahlqvist Leinhard, Olof
    Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och hälsa, Medicinsk radiofysik. Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet.
    Self-calibrated DCE MRI using Multi Scale Adaptive Normalized Averaging (MANA)2012Inngår i: Proceedings of the annual meeting of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM 2012), 2012, 2012Konferansepaper (Annet vitenskapelig)
  • 98.
    Andersson-Engels, Stefan
    et al.
    Inst för fysik Lunds Tekniska Högskola.
    Pålsson, S
    Backlund, Erik Olof
    IMT LiU.
    Sturnegk, Patrik
    Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för nervsystem och rörelseorgan, Neurokirurgi. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Rekonstruktionscentrum, Neurokirurgiska kliniken US.
    Lundberg, Peter
    Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och vård, Medicinsk radiofysik. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Kirurgi- och onkologicentrum, Radiofysikavdelningen. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Smedby, Örjan
    Linköpings universitet, Hälsouniversitetet. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicin och vård, Medicinsk radiologi. Östergötlands Läns Landsting, Bildmedicinskt centrum, Avdelningen för radiologi US. Linköpings universitet, Centrum för medicinsk bildvetenskap och visualisering, CMIV.
    Svanberg, K
    Eriksson, Ola
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik.
    Wårdell, Karin
    Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan. Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik.
    ALA-PpIX Fluorescence and spectroscopy in connection with stereotactic biopsy of human glioblastomas2005Inngår i: European Conference on Biomedical Optics,2005, 2005Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
  • 99.
    Andreu-Cabedo, Yasmina
    et al.
    University of Central Lancashire, England.
    Castellano, Pedro
    University of Central Lancashire, England.
    Colantonio, Sara
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Coppini, Giuseppe
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Favilla, Riccardo
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Germanese, Danila
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Giannakakis, Giorgos
    Fdn Research and Technology, Greece.
    Giorgi, Daniela
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Larsson, Marcus
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten.
    Marraccini, Paolo
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Martinelli, Massimo
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Matuszewski, Bogdan
    University of Central Lancashire, England.
    Milanic, Matijia
    Norvegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
    Pascali, Mariantonietta
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Pediaditis, Mattew
    Fdn Research and Technology, Greece.
    Raccichini, Giovanni
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Randeberg, Lise
    Norvegian University of Science and Technology, Norway.
    Salvetti, Ovidio
    National Research Council Italy, Italy.
    Strömberg, Tomas
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska fakulteten.
    MIRROR MIRROR ON THE WALL... AN INTELLIGENT MULTISENSORY MIRROR FOR WELL-BEING SELF-ASSESSMENT2015Inngår i: 2015 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MULTIMEDIA and EXPO (ICME), IEEE , 2015Konferansepaper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    The face reveals the healthy status of an individual, through a combination of physical signs and facial expressions. The project SEMEOTICONS is translating the semeiotic code of the human face into computational descriptors and measures, automatically extracted from videos, images, and 3D scans of the face. SEMEOTICONS is developing a multisensory platform, in the form of a smart mirror, looking for signs related to cardio-metabolic risk. The goal is to enable users to self-monitor their well-being status over time and improve their life-style via tailored user guidance. Building the multisensory mirror requires addressing significant scientific and technological challenges, from touch-less data acquisition, to real-time processing and integration of multimodal data.

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    Antonsson, Johan
    Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för medicinsk teknik, Biomedicinsk instrumentteknik. Linköpings universitet, Tekniska högskolan.
    On optical methods for intracerebral measurements during stereotactic and functional neurosurgery: Experimental studies2007Doktoravhandling, med artikler (Annet vitenskapelig)
    Abstract [en]

    Radio frequency (RF) lesioning and deep brain stimulation (DBS) are the two prevailing surgical treatments for movement disorders within the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. For RF-lesioning, a small volume of brain tissue is coagulated and knowledge of the lesion size and growth is of great importance for the safety and outcome of the procedure. This thesis deals with adapting the laser Doppler perfusion monitoring (LDPM) technique for measurements in brain tissue during RF-lesioning. The relation between LDPM signal changes and developed lesion size was investigated. LDPM measurements were evaluated both in vitro (albumin protein solution) and in vivo in the porcine brain during RF-lesioning corresponding to a bilateral thalamotomy in man. The investigated signals from the LDPI measurements can be used for following the lesioning time course and to detect if a lesion was created, both in vitro and in the animal model. For the albumin model, both the total backscattered light intensity and the perfusion signal can be used as markers for estimating the final coagulation size, while in the animal model this conclusion was not statistical verified.

    Independent on surgical method, RF-lesioning or DBS, intracerebral guidance is an important aspect within stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. To increase the accuracy and precision of reaching the correct target, different methods for intracerebral guidance exist, such as microelectrode recording and impedance methods. In this thesis, the possibility of developing an optical intracerebral guidance method has been investigated. Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy served as technology and all measurements were performed stereotactically in both porcine and human brain. Measurements of white and gray matter showed large differences, with higher reflectivity for white brain matter, both in porcine and in human brain. For the human measurements during DBS-implants, large differences between white matter and functional targets were found. Additionally, differences between native and lesioned porcine brain matter were detected. Both studies support the idea of using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy for developing an intracerebral guidance method.

    Delarbeid
    1. Radio frequency electrode system for optical lesion size estimation in functional neurosurgery
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Radio frequency electrode system for optical lesion size estimation in functional neurosurgery
    2005 (engelsk)Inngår i: Journal of Biomedical Optics, ISSN 1083-3668, E-ISSN 1560-2281, Vol. 10, nr 3, s. 1-6Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    Radiofrequency(RF) lesioning in the human brain is one possible surgicaltherapy for severe pain as well as movement disorders. Oneobstacle for a safer lesioning procedure is the lack ofsize monitoring. The aim of this study was to investigateif changes in laser Doppler or intensity signals could beused as markers for size estimation during experimental RF lesioning.A 2 mm in diameter monopolar RF electrode was equippedwith optical fibers and connected to a digital laser Dopplersystem. The optical RF electrode's performance was equal to astandard RF electrode with the same dimensions. An albumin solutionwith scatterers was used to evaluate the intensity and laserDoppler signal changes during lesioning at 70, 80, and 90 °C.Significant signal changes were found for these three different clotsizes, represented by the temperatures (p<0.05,  n=10). The volume, width, andlength of the created coagulations were correlated to the intensitysignal changes (r=0.88, n=30, p<0.0001) and to the perfusion signalchanges (r=0.81, n=30, p<0.0001). Both static and Doppler-shifted light canbe used to follow the lesioning procedure as well asbeing used for lesion size estimation during experimental RF lesioning.

    sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
    SPIE - International Society for Optical Engineering, 2005
    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-14232 (URN)10.1117/1.1924615 (DOI)000235127400040 ()16229664 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-24144476322 (Scopus ID)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2007-01-26 Laget: 2007-01-26 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13bibliografisk kontrollert
    2. Optical measurements during experimental stereotactic radiofrequency lesioning
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Optical measurements during experimental stereotactic radiofrequency lesioning
    2006 (engelsk)Inngår i: Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, ISSN 1011-6125, E-ISSN 1423-0372, Vol. 84, nr 2-3, s. 118-124Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this study was to evaluate in vivo a laser Doppler measurement system in porcine brain tissue during thermal lesioning. A 2-mm monopolar radiofrequency lesioning electrode was equipped with optical fibers in order to monitor the lesioning procedure. Laser Doppler and backscattered light intensity signals were measured along the electrode trajectory and during bilateral lesioning in the central gray (70, 80 and 90°C, n = 14). The time course of the coagulation process could be followed by optical recordings. Two separate groups of tissue were identified from the intensity signals. The changes in the perfusion levels in both groups displayed significant changes (p < 0.05, n = 48) at all temperature settings, while backscattered light intensity was significant for only one group at the different temperatures (p < 0.05, n = 39). These results indicate that optical measurements correlate with lesion development in vivo. The study also indicates that it is possible to follow the lesioning process intra-operatively.

    sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
    S. Karger, 2006
    Emneord
    Laser Doppler, Radiofrequency lesioning, Functional neurosurgery, Brain electrodes
    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-14233 (URN)10.1159/000094463 (DOI)000239562300010 ()16840822 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-33746647435 (Scopus ID)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2007-01-26 Laget: 2007-01-26 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13bibliografisk kontrollert
    3. In-vivo reflection spectroscopy measurements in pig brain during stereotactic surgery
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>In-vivo reflection spectroscopy measurements in pig brain during stereotactic surgery
    2003 (engelsk)Inngår i: Biophotonics West: Biomedical Optics, 2003, Vol. 4958, s. 242-250Konferansepaper, Publicerat paper (Fagfellevurdert)
    Abstract [en]

    Radiofrequency (RF) lesioning in the human brain is a commonsurgical therapy for relieving severe pain as well as formovement disorders such as Parkinsonia. During the procedure a smallelectrode is introduced by stereotactic means towards a target arealocalized by CT or MRI. An RF-current is applied throughthe electrode tip when positioned in the target area. Thetissue in the proximity of the tip is heated bythe current and finally coagulated.The overall aim of this studywas to improve the RF-technique and its ability to estimatelesion size by means of optical methods. Therefore, the opticaldifferences between white and gray matter, as well as lesionedand unlesioned tissue were investigated. Reflection spectroscopy measurements in therange of 450-800 nm were conducted on fully anesthetized pigsduring stereotactic RF-lesioning (n=6). Light from a tungsten lamp wasguided to the electrode tip through optical fibers, inserted alonga 2 mm in diameter monopolar RF-electrode. Measurements were performedin steps of 0-10 mm from the target in eachhemisphere towards the entry point of the skull. In thecentral gray of the porcine brain measurements were performed bothbefore and after the creation of a lesion. A totalof 55 spectra were collected during this study. Correlation totissue type was done using post-operative MR-images. The spectral signaturefor white and gray matter differs significantly for the entirespectral range of 450-800 nm. Pre- and post-lesioning reflection spectroscopyshowed the largest differences below 600 and above 620 nm,which implies that lasers within this wavelength range may beuseful for in-vivo measurements of tissue optical changes during RF-lesioning.

    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-14234 (URN)10.1117/12.476131 (DOI)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2007-01-26 Laget: 2007-01-26 Sist oppdatert: 2017-02-22bibliografisk kontrollert
    4. Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy measurements for tissue type discrimination during deep brain stimulation
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy measurements for tissue type discrimination during deep brain stimulation
    Vise andre…
    2008 (engelsk)Inngår i: Journal of neural engineering, ISSN 1741-2560, Vol. 5, nr 2, s. 185-190Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy as a method for improving intracerebral guidance during functional neurosurgery has been investigated. An optical probe was developed for measurements during stereotactic and functional neurosurgery in man. The aim of the study was to investigate the spectral differences between white and grey matter and between white matter and functional targets. Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy measurements in ten patients were recorded at incremental steps towards and in three different functional targets (STN, GPi and Zi). The recorded spectra along the trajectory were sorted into white or grey matter, based on preoperative MRI images or the recorded spectral shape and intensity. The difference between tissue types was calculated as a quotient. Significant intensity differences between white and grey matter were found to be at least 14% (p < 0.05) and 20% (p < 0.0001) for MRI and spectral-sorted data respectively. The reflectance difference between white matter and the functional targets of GPi was higher than for STN and Zi. The results indicate that diffuse reflectance spectroscopy has a potential to be developed to a suitable complement to other intracerebral guidance methods.

    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-14235 (URN)10.1088/1741-2560/5/2/009 (DOI)000257253800009 ()18460743 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-48949118315 (Scopus ID)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2007-01-26 Laget: 2007-01-26 Sist oppdatert: 2017-02-10bibliografisk kontrollert
    5. In vitro measurements of optical properties of porcine brain using a novel compact device
    Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>In vitro measurements of optical properties of porcine brain using a novel compact device
    Vise andre…
    2005 (engelsk)Inngår i: Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, ISSN 0140-0118, E-ISSN 1741-0444, Vol. 43, nr 5, s. 658-666Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
    Abstract [en]

    Knowledge of the optical properties of tissues can be applied in numerous medical and scientific fields, including cancer diagnostics and therapy. There are many different ways of determining the optical properties of turbid media. The paper describes measurements of the optical properties of porcine brain tissue using novel instrumentation for simultaneous absorption and scattering characterisation of small turbid samples. Integrating sphere measurements are widely used as a reference method for determination of the optical properties of relatively thin turbid samples. However, this technique is associated with bulky equipment, complicated measuring techniques, interference compensation techniques and inconvenient sample handling. It is believed that the sphere for some applications can be replaced by a new, compact device, called the combined angular and spatially resolved head sensor, to measure the optical properties of thin turbid samples. The results compare very well with data obtained with an integrating sphere for well-defined samples. The instrument was shown to be accurate to within 12% for μa and 1% for μ s in measurements of intralipid-ink samples. The corresponding variations of data were 17% and 2%, respectively. The reduced scattering coefficient for porcine white matter was measured to be 100 cm−1 at 633 nm, and the value for coagulated brain tissue was 65 cm−1. The corresponding absorption coefficients were 2 and 3 cm−1, respectively.

    sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
    Springer, 2005
    Emneord
    Optical properties, Turbid media, Integrating sphere, CASH sensor, Porcine brain tissue, Scattering
    HSV kategori
    Identifikatorer
    urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-14236 (URN)10.1007/BF02351040 (DOI)000234262300016 ()2-s2.0-29244462497 (Scopus ID)
    Tilgjengelig fra: 2007-01-26 Laget: 2007-01-26 Sist oppdatert: 2017-12-13bibliografisk kontrollert
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