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Volume 15 (2021)
Volume 14 (2020)
Volume 13 (2019)
Volume 12 (2018)
Volume 11 (2017)
Volume 10 (2016)
Volume 9 (2015)
Volume 8 (2014)
Volume 7 (2013)
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Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Lung cancer diagnosis from CT scan images using deep learning and transfer learning methods

Kambiz Rahbar; Fatemeh Taheri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 February 2024

Abstract
  Lung cancer is caused by the irregular and uncontrolled growth of cancer cells in the lung tissue. Cancer cells find the ability to divide and increase in an irregular and uncoordinated manner. The result of this proliferation is the formation of a cancerous mass in the lung. Lung cancer can start in ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
A Novel Framework for Predicting the Score of Nasal Aesthetic based on Machin Learning Algorithms

Maryam Ashoori; Reza Aghaizadeh Zoroofi; Mohammad Sadeghi

Volume 17, Issue 2 , September 2023, , Pages 130-140

Abstract
  Currently, the rapid growth of the beauty industry, along with the development of intelligent models based on machine learning algorithms, has led to an increase in extensive research in this field. Rhinoplasty is one of the most common and demanding facial cosmetic surgeries because the nose is the ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Fuzzy Inference System in Pre-processing to Improve Stroke Lesion Segmentation using U-net Deep Neural Network

Mohammad Mahdi Alimoradi; Mohammad Bagher Khodabakhshi; Shahriar Jamasb

Volume 17, Issue 1 , May 2023, , Pages 61-70

Abstract
  Stroke is one of the causes of death and the main cause of disability in developed countries. Normally, identification of stroke lesions is done by magnetic imaging, and its analysis requires the continuous presence of a doctor in the treatment center. Therefore, intelligent processing of medical images ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Determining chemical exchange rate of the CEST contrast agents in the molecular magnetic resonance imaging at the steady-state conditions

Mohamad reza Rezaeian

Volume 16, Issue 4 , March 2023, , Pages 300-310

Abstract
  The chemical exchange due to saturation transfer by applying an electromagnetic radio frequency (RF) pulse to a magnetic resonance scanner is called the CEST effect. The CEST effect depends mainly on relaxation times, chemical exchange rate, concentration of the contrast agent and RF pulse properties. ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
An Efficient Method for Automatic Multi-Class Classification of SD-OCT Images of Human Eye Based on RNFL layer and the IS/OS Junction Detection and Ensemble Decision Tree

Sina Shamekhi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , September 2022, , Pages 95-113

Abstract
  Intuitive examination of retinal layers in Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) images is one of the main methods used by physicians to diagnose retinal diseases. This method faces challenges such as noise and image complexity and the proximity of retinal layers. In recent years, the ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Analysis and Processing of Electroencephalogram Signals in Diagnosis of Fatigue during Neurofeedback Training

Maryam Dorvashi; Neda Behzadfar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , March 2022, , Pages 289-298

Abstract
  Early detection of fatigue helps to improve the quality and effectiveness of neurofeedback training. Diagnosis of fatigue using the EEG signal of participants during neurofeedback training in 10 training sessions is reviewed in this paper. Neurofeedback training has two different neurofeedback training ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Detecting the CEST Effect through the Noisy Z-Spectrum based on Solving the Bloch-McConnell Equations

Mohamad Reza Rezaeian

Volume 15, Issue 1 , May 2021, , Pages 47-58

Abstract
  Molecular magnetic resonance imaging by tracking contrast agents based on magnetic resonance of the nucleus is considered a novel anatomical and functional diagnostic method in various medical applications due to its good spatial resolution and safe technology. In a magnetic resonance scanner, a spectroscopic ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Brain Tumor Detection using Fusion of MRI and CT Scan Images based on Deep Learning Feature Extraction Methods

Dorsa Jafarkhah Seighalani; Mehran Yazdi; Mohammad Faghihi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , February 2021, , Pages 267-276

Abstract
  Cancer is one of the most common diseases at the present time. Among different types of this disease, brain cancer has a high fatality rate and accurate and timely diagnosis of it, can have a major impact on the patient’s life. Doctors need MRI and CT scan of brain to diagnose this condition. A ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Statistical Shape Modeling and Segmentation of the Left Ventricle Endocardium from CMR Images based on Different Anatomical Landmark Alignments

Gelareh Valizadeh; Farshid Babapour Mofrad; Ahmad Shalbaf

Volume 14, Issue 4 , February 2021, , Pages 291-306

Abstract
  Statistical Shape Modeling is widely used in many applications of cardiac images. Many efforts have been done to generate optimized Statistical Shape Models (SSMs). In this paper, we evaluated three different 3D endocardial models constructed using different alignment procedures. From 20 healthy CMR ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Functional Connectivity Based Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder by using Resting State fMRI

Amirhossein Chalechale; Ali Khadem

Volume 14, Issue 1 , May 2020, , Pages 31-42

Abstract
  The well-timed and correct diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder (BD) followed by proper treatment is vital for avoiding the progress of the illness. Although using resting-state functional magnetic resonance imaging (rs-fMRI) data and the features extracted from them may have an important role in diagnosing ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Noise Reduction in Cone Beam Computed Tomography Images using Independent Component Analysis

Saeid Shakeri; Farnaz Ghassemi; Farshad Almasganj

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2019, , Pages 17-30

Abstract
  Noise removal is one of the most important steps in digital image processing. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is increasingly utilized in maxillofacial and dental imaging. Compared to conventional CT, CBCT images have diffrent noise and artifacts due to much less applied dose and their reconstruction ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Protein Spot Matching in Two Dimensional Gel Electrophoresis Images based on Probabilistic Models

Sina Shamekhi; Mohammad Hosein Miranbeigi; Ali Gooya

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 265-275

Abstract
  Matching of the protein spots in two dimensional gel electrophoresis (2DGE) images is a main process of analyzing these images. Due to the challenges of 2DGE images such as the presence of noise and artifacts, the matching of protein spots is performed under human supervision. This supervision involves ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Automatic Detection of Salient Video Frames from Wireless Capsule Endoscopy using Adaptive Singular Value Decomposition

Abbas Biniaz; Fatemeh Abdolali; Reza Aghaeizadeh Zoroofi; Omid Haji Maghsoudi; Yoshinobu Sato

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 317-329

Abstract
  Wireless capsule endoscopy is a non-invasive diagnosis method which allows recording a video as the capsule travels through the gastrointestinal tract. The practical drawback is producing a long clinical video up to 8 hours and it takes about 2 hours to review the exam by an experienced expert. Video ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Prostate Cancer Grading and Classification by Combining Deep Features and Stochastic Tissue Features of Pathological Prostate Images

Amir Sezavar; Hassan Farsi; Farima Farsi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2019, , Pages 341-355

Abstract
  Prostate cancer is one of the most important diseases of men whose growth can be disrupted by early diagnosis of it. In order to determine the grade of prostate cancer, the biopsy is used and structure of tissue is examined under microscopes. According to new grading system, the prostate tissues are ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Analysis of Dynamic Functional Connectivity of Default Mode Network in Alzheimer's Disease

Somayeh Maleki Balajoo; Davoud Asemani; Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 111-124

Abstract
  Early alterations of functional connectivity (FC) within the default mode network (DMN) have been reported in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Recently, the resting-state brain networks have been described with non-stationary profiles since inter- and intra-FC of the brain networks changes over time, ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Mass Segmentation in Automated 3D Breast Ultrasound using Deep Learning

Hamed Fayyaz; Mohsen Soryani; Ehsan Koozegar; Tao Tan

Volume 12, Issue 2 , September 2018, , Pages 137-146

Abstract
  Automated 3D breast ultrasound (ABUS) is a novel system for breast screening‎. ‎It has been proposed as a supplementary modality to mammography for detection and diagnosis of breast cancers‎. ‎Although ABUS has better performance for dense breasts‎, ‎reading ABUS images is time-consuming ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Low and High Frequency Band Connectivity in the Base Fluctuations of the Brain using fMRI Data of Parkinson Disease

Mahdieh Ghasemi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 51-61

Abstract
  Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder characterized by tremor, rigidity, and slowness of movements. Different pathological attacks in Parkinson’s disease can be investigated by directional relations in the base spontaneous fluctuations of the brain from the resting ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease using DCA Fusion Algorithm based on rs-fMRI and sMRI

Seyed Hani Hojjati; Ataollah Ebrahimzadeh; Ali Khazaee; Abbas Babajani-Fermi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , May 2017, , Pages 29-40

Abstract
  Predicting AD based on Brain network analysis has been the subject of much investigation. Here, we aim to identify the changes in brain in patients that conversion from (Mild Cognitive Impariment) MCI to AD (MCI-C) and non conversion from MCI to AD (MCI-NC), to provide an algorithm for classification ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
A New Method for Segmentation of Skin Lesions in Dermoscopy Images: Energy Optimization Based on the Radial Directions

Marjan Iranianpour Haghighi; Seyyed Vahab Shojaeddini

Volume 10, Issue 4 , January 2017, , Pages 291-302

Abstract
  Detecting lesion borders is the first step for intelligent lesion identification in dermoscopy, therefore it may influence the accuracy and validity of the next steps of this process. Unfortunately, extracting borders is hampered by some challenges such as losses associated with irregular borders, poor ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Global Wall Motion Estimation of Echocardiographic Images Based on Temporal Information and Sparse Representations

Parisa Gifani; Hamid Behnam; Maryam Shojaee Fard

Volume 10, Issue 4 , January 2017, , Pages 303-313

Abstract
  In this paper, we introduce a novel framework for illustrating the cardiac movements in echocardiogarphic images by utilizing temporal information and sparse representation. For the proposed method, we first derived temporal information by extracting intensity variation time curves (IVTC) assessed for ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Diagnosis of Diabetes Based on Tongue Images Using Local Features, Statistical Features of Texture and Color Moment

maryam bagheri baghan; vahid azadzadeh; ali mohammad latif

Volume 10, Issue 2 , August 2016, , Pages 137-148

Abstract
  It is a common approach to diagnose a disease based on the tongue in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In this paper, a noninvasive imaging of tongue whose surface papilla change in diabetics is used to detect the disease. The required images have been provided by Parsian specialized clinic of Mashhad. In ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Animal Positron Emission Tomography System of IRI-MicroPET: Evaluation of Performance and Image Quality

Seyedeh Zahra Islami Rad; Reza Gholipour Peyvandi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , May 2016, , Pages 49-57

Abstract
  Positron emission tomography (PET) system is used in order to diagnose physiology changes in the body. Thus, the goal of the PET studies is to obtain a good quality and detailed image of organs by the PET scanner. The PET system performance and output image quality depend on the parameters including ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
A Proposed Framework for Human Dental Identification Based on Teeth Contours

Fariborz Mahmoudi; Faraein Aeini

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2015, , Pages 113-131

Abstract
  Due to teeth robustness, uniqueness and availability of medical records, today a new branch of research for human identification is ongoing based on dental radiograph images. This method of identification has particular importance especially in events such as wars, fires, tsunamis and other similar events ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Full Automatic Classification of Suspicious Areas in Breast Thermo Images for Early Cancer Detection

Amir Ehsan Lashkari; Fatemeh Pak; Mohammad Firouzmand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 71-84

Abstract
  Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women. The important key to treat the breast cancer is early detection of it because according to many pathological studies more 80% of all abnormalities are still benign at primary stages; so in recent years, many studies and extensive research done ...  Read More

Biomedical Image Processing / Medical Image Processing
Altered Connectivity of Task Related Functional Networks in Healthy Aging

Somayeh Maleki Balajoo; Davoud Asemani; Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh

Volume 9, Issue 1 , April 2015, , Pages 99-111

Abstract
  Although the cognitive deficits due to age-related brain differences have been largely analyzed, the altered connectivity of task related functional networks in aging requires more studies. As the brain of old adults experience some alterations in task performance during cognitive challenges, the related ...  Read More