Student Conference Proceedings 2016: 5th Conference on Medical Engineering Science and 1st Conference on Medical Informatics

Thorsten M. Buzug (Editor), Heinz Handels (Editor), Christina Debbeler (Contributor), Christian Kaethner (Contributor), Jan-Hinrich Wrage (Contributor)


The contributions to this proceedings book show how new approaches and methods in medical engineering and medical informatics can advance medicine, health and health care. The papers focus on the following topics:

Biomedical Optics:
A graphical user interface-based automatized analysis routine for the intracellular luminescence nanothermometry; Multi-pump diode arrangement of a diode-pumped solid state laser; Fiber based ytterbium amplified nanosecond pulses for 2-Photon- and stimulated Raman scattering microscopy; Ex-vivo validation of a new speckle-based retinal photocoagulation control; Imaging cold-induced vasodynamic behaviour using optical coherence tomography for microangiography; Development And Simulation Of An Optical Coherence Tomography Catheter For Early Screening Of Colorectal Cancer; Sensitivity Characterization of an Epifluorescent Microscope for Tracking of Photoluminescent Nanoparticles in Chick Embryo Tumour Models;

Biochemical Physics:
Simulation of UV Absorption of the Toxic Gas Hydrogen Sulfide; The UV-visible absorption spectrum of all-trans retinal chromophore in the gas phase; Lactate separation employing electrophoresis – Separation of blood components in an electric field; Method Optimisation and Preparation for Nanoparticle Induced Hyperthermia as a Novel Therapy to Treat Cutaneous Leishmaniasis; Construction of a Cryo Microscope for Single-molecule Measurements; Evaluation of molecular dynamics calculations for the determination of diffusion coefficients; Improving the optical properties of a fused silica capillary; Inkjet printing of surfactants, proteins and enzymes for biomedical applications;

Biomedical Engineering:
Micro alignment of optical components – A comparative study about adhesives; Setup for Estimation of Absolute SubcutaneousWater Content by Noninvasive Spatial Resolved Diffuse Reflectance Measurement; Design and development of a steering platform for an innovative infusion system; Characterisation, installation and functional testing of a collimator at a research linear Accelerator; Development of a Test Facility for non-invasive Ventilation Equipment; Validation of non-invasive, neonatal blood pressure cuffs; Optimization and Evaluation of a Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Valve for Dräger Anesthesia Machines;

Safety and Quality:
Determination of action forces applied by users – To make a medical device more reliable; Completion of a Test Bench to Verify the Peel Adhesion of Medical Devices: Software Development and Validation; Qualification of a new Cutplotter for ULTRAPRO COMFORT PLUGTM; Creation of a new test method and a validation strategy for the visual inspection of LDPE-bags; Determining the proportionality of the right and left pupil distance using the video centration system Zeiss i.Terminal®2 and establishing a measuring method with high accuracy and high reproducibility for determining the pupil distance (PD);

Adaptation to a prototype system for the bidirectional communication in the MRI environment on clinical issues; Test Automation Framework for an HL7 integration engine; Converting HL7v2.6 to FHIR – One method on how to perform it; Device Metric processing with FHIR – from device observation report to device metrics bundle;

Signal Processing:
Memory Performance of Spiking Neural Networks – How to Store and Retrieve Information; Identifying an Oxygenation Model from FiO2-SpO2 Relations in Ventilated Patients; Detection of Joint Diseases in Horses through Classification of Vibroarthrography Signals using Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients; Movement identification based on exoskeleton sensor data for event marking of the Electroencephalogram; Acquisition of respiratory signals and generation of visual realtime biofeedback using structured IR light surface scanning;

Medical Imaging:
Impact of Different Breathing Analysis Techniques on Body-surface Indexed Respiratory-Related Stroke Volumes; Investigation of the suitability of a commercial 3D camera for observation of the surgical field; Phantom Design for a High Resolution Field Free Line MPI Scanner; Sensitivity of Magnetic Particle Imaging Compared with 19F Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Preliminary MPI Results; GATE based Monte Carlo Simulation of Planar Scintigraphy using the XCAT Phantom; 3D printed NEMA NU 4-2008 phantom for small animal PET: a comparison study using different modalities; A PET/MR Rat Brain Atlas for Automated Time Activity Curve Extraction;

Image Processing:
Evaluation of medical image registration algorithms on pulmonary inhale and exhale CT scans; Myocardial Strain Measurement – A Registrational Method with Block Matching Approach; Image processing of pulmonary radiography of pediatric patients to assess tuberculosis or pneumonia for the application in diagnosis in low- and middle-income countries; Automatic Orientation Detection of Hand Structures in Digital X-Ray Images; Denoising spectral CT images using parallel level sets; Using Convolutional Neural Networks for Cut Line Detection in Medical Images; Detection of Non-rigid Motion, while Conducting a Static 3D Scene Reconstruction in Realtime; Comparison of Frequency Selection Methods for Image Reconstruction in Magnetic Particle Imaging – Improving Image Quality; Comparing Different Compressed Sensing Reconstruction Techniques for the System Matrix in Single-Sided MPI; Reconstruction of Connected Structures in Magnetic Particle Imaging using Markov Random Field based Regularization; Tikhonov regularization scheme for image reconstruction in the presence of model errors; Model-based Respiratory Motion Compensation in MRI-guided Radiotherapy; Phase-Based Motion Processing; Parallelization of Motion Correction Algorithms for Multi-Band fMRI Data; Design of a Motion Phantom for Magnetic Resonance Imaging; SliceTracker: An open-source platform for prostate motion tracking during in-bore targeted MRI-guided biopsy;
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLübeck
PublisherInfinite Science Publishing
Number of pages260
ISBN (Print)978-3-945954-18-8
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventStudent Conference 2016, Medical Engineering Science and Medical Informatics
- Lübeck, Germany
Duration: 09.03.201611.03.2016

Publication series

NameStudent Conference Proceedings
PublisherInfinite Science Publishing


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