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This study aimed to determine the hardness of the human scalp in vivo in order to identify an appropriate scalp simulant, from a range of commercially available silicone materials, for force impact assessment. Site-dependent variation in scalp hardness, and the applicability of contemporary skin simulants to the scalp were also considered.
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Name: Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials
Tumors of the scalp are characterized by an impressively broad and heterogeneous clinical spectrum. They frequently exhibit site-specific features distinguishing them from their counterparts elsewhere...
In recent years, bimaxillary rotation advancement (BRA) has become the method of choice for surgical treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). As dislocation of the jaw bones affects both, airways a...
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease affecting 2-3% of the population in the world. The scalp is the most common, and frequently the first site of disease involvement. Occasionally it may ...
This paper presents a survey of the state-of-the-art deformable models studied in the literature concerning soft tissue deformable modeling for interactive surgical simulation. It first introduces the...
Scalp avulsion is a rare but severe trauma. Most cases of this injury happened as a result of hair entrapment in a high-speed rotating machine. Treatment of scalp avulsion can be challenging. Nowadays...
This project is aiming at the integration of a biomechanical computer program with a guidance code to simulate the endovascular repair (EVAR) procedure of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). ...
Open interventional before and after study on the effect of on-site full-scale simulation with a subsequent course follow-up and a three month follow-up observation pertaining to behaviour...
The aging of skin, especially that of the scalp, is a combination of intrinsic and extrinsic aging factors secondary to the chronic sun exposure. For men with an alopecia genetic (= bald m...
Surgical simulation provides opportunities for surgeons to practice specific skills, prior to performing complex tasks on patients, with the goal of reducing potential errors and providing...
Introduction: Kinetic, kinematic and electromyographic activity of the lower limb have been shown to be influenced by various footwear-generated biomechanical manipulations (e.g. soles. In...
Procedures by which protein structure and function are changed or created in vitro by altering existing or synthesizing new structural genes that direct the synthesis of proteins with sought-after properties. Such procedures may include the design of MOLECULAR MODELS of proteins using COMPUTER GRAPHICS or other molecular modeling techniques; site-specific mutagenesis (MUTAGENESIS, SITE-SPECIFIC) of existing genes; and DIRECTED MOLECULAR EVOLUTION techniques to create new genes.
A statistical tool for detecting and modeling gene-gene interactions. It is a non-parametric and model-free approach.
A computer simulation technique that is used to model the interaction between two molecules. Typically the docking simulation measures the interactions of a small molecule or ligand with a part of a larger molecule such as a protein.
A computer simulation developed to study the motion of molecules over a period of time.
The development and application of computational models of human pathophysiology that are individualized to patient-specific data.
Acne Dermatology Eczema Psoriasis Wound Care Dermatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin disorders (Oxford Medical Dictionary). As well as studying how the skin works, dermatology covers...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...