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  • obesity
  • BVI measures where a person's weight and the fat are located on the body, rather than total weight or total fat content and places emphasis on the weight carried around the abdomen, commonly known as central obesity . (wikipedia.org)
  • Das S. K., S. B. Roberts, J. J. Kehayias, J. Wang, L. K. G. Hsu, S. A. Shikora, E. Saltzman, M. A. McCrory (2002) Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery. (edu.pl)
  • Three-dimensional (3D) body imaging has become a new mean for obesity assessment. (utexas.edu)
  • parameters
  • The snapshots show the effect of variations in the image processing parameters on the identification of body pixels (denoted by the color) and the subsequent calculation of SSDE. (wolfram.com)
  • Assessed parameters were: body weight and caliper measurements of tumor size, observation of treatment-related side effects, mortality, and complete blood count (CBC) analysis of blood from mandibular bleeds. (bloodjournal.org)
  • A body water amount condition judging apparatus is provided wherein at least two values selected from intra-cellular water resistance, extra-cellular water resistance, a combined resistance of the intracellular and extra-cellular water resistance, and the ratio of intra-cellular and extra-cellular water are used as the judging parameters, which values are obtained based on the bioelectric impedance measured in multi-frequency bioelectric impedance measurement. (google.com)
  • Using these parameters, it is possible to judge the body water amount condition considering not only total body water amount condition, but each constituent component of body water as well. (google.com)
  • radiation
  • Computed tomography dose index calibrated for a specified volume (CTDIvol) and size-specific dose estimate (SSDE) are measures of radiation exposure associated with a CT exam. (wolfram.com)
  • The computed tomography dose index for a defined volume (CTDIvol) is based on measurements by radiation dosimeters placed in a plastic disc simulating the human body (a CT phantom). (wolfram.com)
  • The first task in calculating SSDE radiation exposure from a CT exam is to correctly identify the body in the CT image. (wolfram.com)
  • Two narrow beams of ionizing radiation of substantially equal intensity are subsequently directed through the small volume in two different directions. (google.com)
  • The intensity of the transmitted radiation as well as the scattered radiation along said two directions is measured extra-corporally, which measurements are employed in computing the electron density of the small volume. (google.com)
  • The employed radiation is of such high energy that the Compton effect will be the wholly dominant absorption phenomenon in the volume as well as in the radiation paths in the two mentioned directions, and that the change in the absorption cross-section from primary to secondary radiation caused by the Compton shift will be substantial. (google.com)
  • It is known in the art to measure the intensity of the secondary radiation which is scattered from an observed part volume of a body which is penetrated by a high energy x-ray or gamma-radiation (Compton effect) and so to obtain a numerical value for the electron density of the part volume. (google.com)
  • assessment
  • The CBC analysis displayed advantages of Myelo001, retaining higher numbers of white blood cells and neutrophils during CTX, but had limitations due to low frequency measurement points and alternating assessment of animals to avoid an influence on the main study objective. (bloodjournal.org)
  • tissue
  • There is a fairly wide setting of the lower tissue value that effectively eliminates the CT table and clothing snaps from the body pixels. (wolfram.com)
  • Setting the lower-edge tissue value too high will leave only the bone as the identified body pixels. (wolfram.com)
  • Setting the tissue value does not have much visual effect on the processing in this CT image because structures outside of the body have high pixel values (metal snaps and the CT table). (wolfram.com)
  • Measuring
  • Improved techniques for measuring in vitro the geometry and pressure distribution in the human acetabulum--I. Ultrasonic measurement of acetabular surfaces, sphericity and. (naver.com)
  • An apparatus/method for measuring the volume of urine in a human bladder, including a scanhead and transceiver for transmitting a plurality of ultrasound signals (10, 24) into the bladder and for receiving the returning ultrasound signals (10,24). (google.com)
  • BMI provides a significantly more accurate representation of body fat content than simply measuring a person's weight. (wikipedia.org)
  • Considered one of the more accurate methods of measuring body fat, this technique involves complete submersion of a person in water, with special equipment to measure the person's weight while submerged. (wikipedia.org)
  • The present invention relates to a body water amount condition judging apparatus for judging condition concerning the amount of body water in a living body by measuring bioelectric impedance using a multi-frequency alternating current. (google.com)
  • hormonal
  • A healthy body requires a minimum amount of fat for proper functioning of the hormonal , reproductive , and immune systems, as thermal insulation , as shock absorption for sensitive areas, and as energy for future use. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the hypothalamus is solely responsible for regulating the entire hormonal response of the body, such results are consistent with - and help to explain - additional symptoms of overtraining, such as insomnia, depression, and loss of libido and appetite. (220triathlon.com)
  • tumor
  • The mean tumor volume of the negative control and Myelo001 group increased exponentially and significantly over the study period (Fig. 1). (bloodjournal.org)
  • Furthermore, Doxo was able to reduce the tumor volume consistently throughout the study. (bloodjournal.org)
  • Because human CD45 antigens are confined to xenograft tumor cells in this model, and all murine tissues are devoid of hCD45 and will not bind anti-hCD45 Ab, we also compared one-step and PRIT using an anti-murine (m)CD45 Ab where the target antigen is present on normal hematopoietic tissues. (aacrjournals.org)
  • absorption
  • The total scattering and absorption cross sections, σ[sub T] and σ[sub a], were obtained for individual humans walking randomly in a room, using long-duration acoustic reverberation. (ebscohost.com)
  • apparatus
  • This invention generally concerns non-invasive ultrasonic medical apparatus, and more specifically concerns such an apparatus which is used to automatically determine the volume of urine in the bladder. (google.com)
  • Efficacy
  • We therefore conducted pretargeted (P)RIT studies to augment the efficacy in mice of therapy using a pretargeted anti-human (h)CD45 antibody (Ab)-streptavidin (SA) conjugate followed by a biotinylated clearing agent and radiolabeled 1,4,7,10-tetraazacylodode cane N,N′,N″,N‴ -tetraacetic (DOTA)-biotin. (aacrjournals.org)
  • computational
  • X-ray crystallography can be time-consuming due to the crystal growing procedures, the volume of data needed and the computational needs for analysis. (wikibooks.org)
  • A modified computational model of the human eye was used to obtain and compare different probability density functions, radial profiles of light pattern distributions, and images of the point spread function formed in the human retina under the presence of different kinds of particles inside crystalline lenses suffering from cataracts. (osapublishing.org)
  • size
  • The SSDE calculated by computer-assisted measurement of patient size (CAMPS) then calculates the SSDE from the area of the body pixels. (wolfram.com)
  • Such norms are usually presented as means and standard deviations or as lower/upper limits for various age categories of given sex and mostly represent population values instead of being related to body size.The aim of this paper is to present the most common errors in the process of establishing norms, not only those related to somatic measurements. (edu.pl)
  • different
  • To determine the body position least affecting indices of CBF and CBV, the middle cerebral artery mean blood velocity (MCA V mean ) and the near-infrared spectroscopy determined frontal cerebral hemoglobin content (cHbT) were evaluated in 11 healthy subjects during CPAP at different body positions (15° head-down tilt, supine, 15°, 30° and 45° upper body elevation). (springer.com)
  • Clinical
  • In contrast, a clinical biomarker (i.e., clinical surrogate) would constitute a physical variable (sign or symptom), a clinical judgment, or an outcome measurement that emerges as a sequel of the underlying disease process. (hindawi.com)
  • method
  • 2. The method of claim 1 wherein in step (D) the time-zero blood volume is calculated by logarithmic regression analysis. (google.ca)
  • 3. The method of claim 1 wherein prior to step (D) the blood volume/time interval data is analyzed for general agreement, and any such data not in general agreement with the remainder of such data is disregarded in the determination of the time-zero blood volume. (google.ca)
  • This method can be reasonably accurate for many people, but it assumes particular fat distribution patterns over the body-which may not apply to all individuals, and does not account for fat deposits not directly under the skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • The developments include the portability of the system, sensor mounting method that can be used without skin contact, refined breathing measurement, and focusing on one particular SCG axis. (omicsonline.org)
  • system
  • Paukkunen MJT, Linnavuo MT, Sepponen RE (2013) A Portable Measurement System for the Superior-Inferior Axis of the Seismocardiogram. (omicsonline.org)
  • The measurement system is battery powered and consists of synchronized measurements of the superior-inferior axis of the SCG, electrocardiography (ECG), photoplethysmography (PPG), and respiration. (omicsonline.org)
  • The agreement of percent body fat (%BF) estimation on human subjects between stereo and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) was found to be improved over the previous active stereo system, and the limits of agreement with 95% confidence were reduced by half. (utexas.edu)
  • data
  • To address this problem, we combine understanding of periodic structure, evolutionary conservation, and unsupervised machine learning to order unordered human biopsy data along a periodic cycle. (pnas.org)
  • We validated CYCLOPS using temporally ordered mouse and human data and demonstrated its consistency on human data from two independent research sites. (pnas.org)
  • results
  • These results suggest that upper body elevation by ∼15° during 10 cmH 2 O CPAP prevents an increase in cerebral blood volume with minimal effect on cerebral blood flow. (springer.com)
  • fitness
  • Moreover, it generates body shape information that is meaningful for fitness, ergonomics, and personalized clothing. (utexas.edu)
  • provide
  • On these relationships, the economic genes Provide aqueous procedures of human emotion defendants. (prigsbee.com)
  • The binary images provide feedback on the success of classifying the image pixels as part of the body or external to the body. (wolfram.com)
  • direct
  • Students will learn the direct application of their previous math and chemistry skills to the human body. (usf.edu)
  • specific
  • A fully human neutralizing monoclonal antibody, SCH 717454 (19D12, robatumumab), specific to IGF-IR, has shown potent antitumor effects in ovarian cancer in vitro and in vivo . (aacrjournals.org)
  • technique
  • A valid and reliable technique was developed to measure the center of volume in the human body for application to activities performed in an aquatic medium such as swimming. (naver.com)
  • similar
  • Within the audible range, the sound scattering spectra of the human body is similar to that of a hard ellipsoid with same volume (dimensions proportional to the mass to the one-third power). (ebscohost.com)
  • test
  • As a download papers and studies in contrastive linguistics volume, a using V of networks begin using to make their addition in the behavior test. (prigsbee.com)
  • analysis
  • The download papers and studies in contrastive linguistics volume increased accurate in analysis demonstrating isotopic permanent Novel ppm techniques. (prigsbee.com)