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  • 3D-bioengineered model of human skeletal muscle tissue with phenotypic features of aging for drug testing purposes 

    Mestre, Rafael; Garcia, Nerea; Patiño, Tania; Guix Noguera, Maria; Fuentes Llanos, Judith; Valerio-Santiago, Mauricio; Almiñana, Núria; Sanchez, Samuel (2021-10-01)
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    Three-dimensional engineering of skeletal muscle is becoming increasingly relevant for tissue engineering, disease modeling and bio-hybrid robotics, where flexible, versatile and multidisciplinary approaches for the ...
  • Validation of organ dose calculations with PyMCGPU-IR in realistic interventional set-ups 

    Fernández Bosman, David; Von Barnekow, Ariel; Dabin, Jérémie; Malchair, Françoise; Vanhavere, Filip; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2022-01-01)
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    Introduction: Interventional radiology procedures are associated with high skin dose exposure. The 2013/59/ EURATOM Directive establishes that the equipment used for interventional radiology must have a device or a feature ...
  • Maturation of biomimetic hydroxyapatite in physiological fluids: a physicochemical and proteomic study 

    Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Español Pons, Montserrat; Bosch Canals, Begoña María; de Oliveira, Eliandre; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-09-01)
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    Covenantee:   Universitat Internacional de Catalunya / Parc Científic de Barcelona / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Biomimetic calcium-deficient hydroxyapatite (CDHA) as a bioactive material exhibits exceptional intrinsic osteoinductive and osteogenic properties because of its nanostructure and composition, which promote a favorable ...
  • Estimation of potassium levels in hemodialysis patients by T wave nonlinear dynamics and morphology markers 

    Bukhari, H.A.; Sánchez, Carlos; Srinivasan, Sabarathinam; Palmieri, Flavio; Potse, Mark; Laguna, Pablo; Pueyo Paules, Esther (Elsevier, 2022-04)
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    Objective: Noninvasive screening of hypo- and hyperkalemia can prevent fatal arrhythmia in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients, but current methods for monitoring of serum potassium ([K+]) have important limita-tions. ...
  • Cognitive stimulation has potential for brain activation in individuals with Rett syndrome 

    Migliorelli Falcone, Carolina Mercedes; Medina Rivera, Inés; Bachiller Matarranz, Alejandro; Tost Abadías, Ana; Alonso López, Joan Francesc; López Sala, Anna; Armstrong, Judit; O'Callaghan Gordo, Ma del Mar; Pineda Marfà, Mercè; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; García Cazorla, Àngels (John Wiley & sons, 2021-11-18)
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    Background: Knowledge regarding neuropsychological training in Rett syndrome (RS) is scarce. The aim of this study was to assess the outcome and the duration of the effect of cognitive stimulation on topographic EEG data ...
  • Engineered microtissues for the bystander therapy against cancer 

    Blanco Fernández, Bárbara; Cano Torres, Irene; Garrido, Cristina; Rubi Sans, Gerard; Sanchez Cid, Lourdes; Guerra Rebollo, Marta; Rubio, Nuria; Blanco, Jeronimo; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Engel López, Elisabeth (Elsevier, 2021-02-01)
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    Thymidine kinase expressing human adipose mesenchymal stem cells (TK-hAMSCs) in combination with ganciclovir (GCV) are an effective platform for antitumor bystander therapy in mice models. However, this strategy requires ...
  • Minimally invasive lung tissue differentiation using electrical impedance spectroscopy: a comparison of the 3- and 4-electrode methods 

    Company Se, Georgina; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; Pajares Ruiz, Virginia; Torrego Fernández, Alfons; Riu Costa, Pere Joan; Rosell Ferrer, Francisco Javier; Bragós Bardia, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-12-28)
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    Multiple imaging techniques are used for the diagnosis of lung diseases. The choice of a technique depends on the suspected diagnosis. Computed tomography (CT) of the thorax and positron emission tomography (PET) are imaging ...
  • On PGZ decoding of alternant codes 

    Farré Cirera, Rafael; Sayols Baixeras, Narcís; Xambó Descamps, Sebastián (2019-03-01)
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    In this paper, we first review the classical Petterson–Gorenstein–Zierler decoding algorithm for the class of alternant codes, which includes Reed–Solomon, Bose–Chaudhuri–Hocquenghem and classical Goppa codes. Afterwards, ...
  • Engineering cell-derived matrices: from 3D models to advanced personalized therapies 

    Rubi Sans, Gerard; Castaño Linares, Óscar; Cano Torres, Irene; Mateos Timoneda, Miguel Ángel; Pérez Amodio, Soledad Graciela; Engel López, Elisabeth (2020-07-02)
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    Regenerative medicine and disease models have evolved in recent years from two to three dimensions, providing in vitro constructs that are more similar to in vivo tissues. By mimicking native tissues, cell-derived matrices ...
  • Hydrothermal processing of 3D-printed calcium phosphate scaffolds enhances bone formation in vivo: a comparison with biomimetic treatment 

    Raymond Llorens, Santiago; Bonany Mariñosa, Mar; Lehmann, Cyril; Thorel, Emilie; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Franch Serracanta, Jordi; Canal Barnils, Cristina; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-11-01)
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    Covenantee:   Mimetis Biomaterials / Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona / Universitat de Barcelona. Departament de Genètica, Microbiologia i Estadística / Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Hydrothermal (H) processes accelerate the hydrolysis reaction of a-tricalcium phosphate (a-TCP) compared to the long-established biomimetic (B) treatments. They are of special interest for patient-specific 3D-printed bone ...
  • Detection of sleep-disordered breathing in patients with spinal cord injury using a smartphone 

    Castillo Escario, Yolanda; Kumru, Hatice; Ferrer Lluís, Ignasi; Vidal Samsó, Joan; Jané Campos, Raimon (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-10-29)
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    Patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) have an increased risk of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB), which can lead to serious comorbidities and impact patients’ recovery and quality of life. However, sleep tests are rarely ...
  • 3D printing of hierarchical porous biomimetic hydroxyapatite scaffolds: Adding concavities to the convex filaments 

    Konka, Joanna Magdalena; Buxadera Palomero, Judit; Español Pons, Montserrat; Ginebra Molins, Maria Pau (Elsevier, 2021-01-01)
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    Covenantee:   Institut de Bioenginyeria de Catalunya
    Porosity plays a key role on the osteogenic performance of bone scaffolds. Direct Ink Writing (DIW) allows the design of customized synthetic bone grafts with patient-specific architecture and controlled macroporosity. ...

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