###### Sperm Parameters

- The purpose of this prospective investigation was to study the impact of inguinal varicocele ligation on testicular volume, sperm parameters, and pregnancy rates before and after varicocelectomy. (urotoday.com)
- The effect of pure phenol on sperm parameters and fertility rate in male mice', Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine , 9(4), pp. 295-301. (ac.ir)
- The aim of this study was to determine the negative effects of phenol on the fertility of male mice, by investigating sperm parameters including viability, motility, fertility rates and daily sperm production (DSP). (ac.ir)

###### constants

- In both cases, output species profiles obtained from an original set of rate constants are reproduced by a new different set obtained using a genetic algorithm inversion process. (asme.org)
- The new set of rate constants lie between predefined boundaries (±25% of the original values) which in future work can be extended to represent the uncertainty associated with experimental findings. (asme.org)
- In addition, this powerful technique may be used in developing reaction mechanisms whose newly optimised rate constants reproduce all the experimental data available, enabling a greater confidence in their predictive capabilities. (asme.org)
- There are now 10,000 compounds in the HSP file which also includes data on density, melting point, boiling point, critical parameters, Antoine constants and much more. (pirika.com)
- This single-curve fitting returns similar viscoelastic constants as the original epsilon dot method based on a multi-curve global fitting procedure with shared parameters. (springer.com)
- Its low computational cost permits quick and robust identification of viscoelastic constants even when a large number of strain rates or replicates per strain rate are considered. (springer.com)
- Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Effects of various process parameters on struvite precipitation kinetics and subsequent determination of rate constants' and will not need an account to access the content. (iwaponline.com)
- In this paper, struvite (MgNH 4 PO 4 ·6H 2 O) precipitation kinetics were studied with different operating conditions (varying supersaturation, pH, Mg:P ratio, degree of mixing and seeding conditions) and relevant rate constants were determined by fitting a slightly modified first-order kinetic model to the experimental data obtained. (iwaponline.com)
- The estimated rate constants are 2.034, 1.716 and 0.690 hr −1 for the supersaturation ratio of 9.64, 4.83, and 2.44, respectively. (iwaponline.com)
- The rate constants were found to be 0.942, 2.034 and 2.712 hr −1 for Mg:P ratios of 1.0, 1.3 and 1.6, respectively. (iwaponline.com)
- The experimental observations for kinetic study of struvite precipitation with different stirrer speeds clearly show that the mixing intensity used had little effect on the intrinsic rate constants. (iwaponline.com)

###### exponential distribution

- At present, common distribution models for fitting failure rate include exponential distribution, normal distribution, lognormal distribution and Weibull distribution, etc. (springeropen.com)
- Among them, exponential distribution deals with the situation where failure rate remains unchanged, and its function is relatively simple. (springeropen.com)
- Some scholars improved exponential distribution, proposed the exponential geometric distribution (Adamidis and Loukas 1998 ), exponentiated exponential distribution (Gupta and Kundu 1999 ), the exponential-Poisson distribution (Kus 2007 ), the exponentiated exponential-poisson distribution (Barreto-Souza and Cribari-Neto 2009 ), those improved models also achieve description of the progressive increasing or decreasing of failure rate. (springeropen.com)

###### estimation

- Parameter estimation was studied by using maximum likelihood method in conjunction with two-stage Weibull process interval estimation and Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm. (springeropen.com)
- The proposed model and estimation approach fit the failure rate under bathtub curve very well, adequately reflect the duration of random failure phase, and guarantee the feasibility of quantitative analysis. (springeropen.com)
- At last, the proposed model was applied in the reliability analysis of a repairable Computer Numerical Control system, and the validity of the proposed model and its parameter estimation method were verified. (springeropen.com)
- They also completed the model's parameter estimation by means of Weibull probability plot. (springeropen.com)

###### onset

- We obtained a 24-hour Holter ECG recording to assess the HRT parameters, included turbulence onset (TO), turbulence slope (TS), standard deviation of N-N intervals (SDNN), and resting heart rate (RHR). (biomedcentral.com)

###### influence

- The goal of CPP-EDG 01 study is to assess possible genetic and/or environmental parameters which may influence the growth rate of children affected by precocious puberty. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- The influence of a fast ramp rate on peak cardiopulmonary parameters during arm crank ergometry. (biomedsearch.com)
- The influence of a very fast ramp rate on cardiopulmonary variables at ventilatory threshold and peak exercise during a maximal arm crank exercise test has not been extensively studied. (biomedsearch.com)
- Thus, this study aimed to analyse the influence of a fast ramp rate (20 W min⁻¹) on the cardiopulmonary responses of healthy individuals during a maximal arm crank ergometry test. (biomedsearch.com)
- GP ablation in patients subsequent to TA has a little influence on HRV parameters, which could be explained by GP damage during the preceding TA. (amegroups.com)

###### assess

- The results of this study therefore demonstrate that the genetic algorithm inversion process promises the ability to assess combustion behaviour for fuels where the reaction rate coefficients are not known with any confidence and, subsequently, accurately predict emission characteristics, stable species concentrations and flame characterisation. (asme.org)
- Although it is difficult to assess the effect of GP ablation, it can be done using heart rate variability (HRV) analysis. (amegroups.com)
- Future studies should attempt larger sample sizes and cover larger geographical areas but continue to assess multiple IEQ parameters during occupied hours. (ncef.org)

###### metabolic

- The objectives of this study were to obtain values for resting metabolic rate in Italians in relation to parameters of body composition, and to compare them to predicted values using the FAO/WHO/UNU equation. (wur.nl)
- Body composition was determined by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) and resting metabolic rate was calculated using their Weir formula. (wur.nl)
- Resting metabolic rate was 1865 - 234 kcal/day in males and 1354 - 154 kcal/day in females. (wur.nl)
- The prediction of resting metabolic rate is more accurate with simple anthropometric parameters than with fat-free mass obtained by DXA. (wur.nl)

###### estimate

- Y-MB will estimate Antoine parameter from molecular structure (Smiles) and calculate vapor pressure. (pirika.com)
- When combined with an optimization step, it is possible to estimate model parameters, enabling the model to fit dynamics observed in data. (ruc.dk)

###### precipitation

- We find that present-day rock-uplift rates (as measured by geodesy relative to a specific reference point) and mean elevation are correlated with long-term exhumation rates, whereas relief, present-day precipitation, discharge, stream power, and released seismic energy are not, or are only weakly, correlated. (geoscienceworld.org)

###### baseline

- Studies were reviewed independently by two reviewers and qualitatively analyzed with regard to CTG/EFM parameters (baseline FHR, variability and acceleration-deceleration patterns), types of participants, interventions offered, and outcomes reported. (openaire.eu)

###### frequency

- This study examined the effects of vertical vibration parameters (frequency and amplitude) on the rate of muscle fatigue while subjects performed an isometric single leg squat exercise under WBV until exhaustion. (concordia.ca)
- Time and frequency domain parameters were evaluated. (amegroups.com)

###### Vector

- These three parameters can be treated as Vector for a point in three dimensions also known as the Hansen space. (pirika.com)
- To implement such proximity algorithms in the conventional programming one needs to write endless code, one for each type of possible irregularity or deviation from the assumed output either in terms of pixel or vector parameters, clearly not a realistic fare. (codeproject.com)

###### probability

- In probability theory and statistics , a scale parameter is a special kind of numerical parameter of a parametric family of probability distributions . (wikipedia.org)
- then s is called a scale parameter , since its value determines the " scale " or statistical dispersion of the probability distribution. (wikipedia.org)

###### relation

- 12. Atkinson MW, Belfort MA, Saade GR, Moise KJ Jr. The relation between magnesium sulfate therapy and fetal heart rate variability. (openaire.eu)

###### heart

- Coreg med and no heart rate parameters? (allnurses.com)
- This study is aimed to evaluate the clinical significance of heart rate turbulence (HRT) parameters in predicting the prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). (biomedcentral.com)
- Heart rate turbulence (HRT), modulated by the baroreceptor reflex, is a physiological biphasic response of the sinus node to premature ventricular contractions, which involves a short initial acceleration followed by a deceleration of the sinus rhythm due to the baroreflex. (biomedcentral.com)
- Roecker, K. , Striegel, H. and Dickhuth, H.H. ( 2003 ) Heart-rate recommendations: transfer between running and cycling exercise? (wiley.com)
- Systems and methods provide for assessing the heart failure status of a patient and, more particularly, to generating a trend parameter based on a distribution of the patient's respiration rate. (google.com)
- Heart rate variability (HRV) was used as a marker of the autonomic response. (amegroups.com)
- We consider the inverse and patient specific problem of short term (seconds to minutes) heart rate regulation specified by a system of nonlinear ODEs and corresponding data. (ruc.dk)
- This method is illustrated in detail on a model predicting baroreflex regulation of heart rate and applied to analysis of data from a rat and healthy humans. (ruc.dk)
- Numerous mathematical models have been proposed for prediction of baroreflex regulation of heart rate, yet most of these have been designed to provide qualitative predictions of the phenomena though some recent models have been developed to fit observed data. (ruc.dk)
- Objectives This study sought to determine whether Holter-based parameters of heart rate variability (HRV) are independently associated with incident heart failure among older adults in the CHS (Cardiovascular Health Study) as evidenced by an improvement in the predictive power of the Health Aging and Body Composition Heart Failure (Health ABC) score. (onlinejacc.org)
- The MCT group performed aerobic training at an intensity of 55-75%, which consisted of walking on a treadmill at 60-80% of the maximum heart rate (HRmax) until the expenditure of 300 kcal. (urosario.edu.co)
- Effect of magnesium sulphate on fetal heart rate parameters: a systematic review. (openaire.eu)
- OBJECTIVE: To examine the potential effects of intravenous magnesium sulphate (MgSO4) administration on antepartum and intrapartum fetal heart rate (FHR) parameters measured by cardiotocography (CTG) or electronic fetal monitoring (EFM). (openaire.eu)
- Fetal heart rate monitoring. (openaire.eu)
- 10. Hallak M, Martinez-Poyer J, Kruger ML, Hassan S, Blackwell SC, Sorokin Y. The effect of magnesium sulfate on fetal heart rate parameters: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. (openaire.eu)
- 13. Canez MS, Reed KL, Shenker L. Effect of maternal magnesium sulfate treatment on fetal heart rate variability. (openaire.eu)
- 14. Guzman ER, Conley M, Stewart R, Ivan J, Pitter M, Kappy K. Phenytoin and magnesium sulfate effects on fetal heart rate tracings assessed by computer analysis. (openaire.eu)
- 15. Hiett AK, Devoe LD, Brown HL, Watson J. Effect of magnesium on fetal heart rate variability using computer analysis. (openaire.eu)

###### variation

- Therefore, it is important to analyze the variation trend of failure rate in a quantitative way for the purpose of reliability modelling. (springeropen.com)

###### fuels

- Liquefying fuels show higher regression rates than the classical polymeric ones. (springer.com)
- The diffusion-limited combustion process that characterizes conventional polymeric hybrid fuels, such as hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) or high-density polyethylene (HDPE), leads to a low regression rate and, consequently, to low thrust levels with respect to solid or liquid rocket engines. (springer.com)
- Recently, a new class of high regression rate hybrid rocket fuels has been discovered at Stanford University. (springer.com)

###### distributions

- Some families of distributions use a rate parameter which is simply the reciprocal of the scale parameter . (wikipedia.org)
- Special cases of distributions where the scale parameter equals unity may be called "standard" under certain conditions. (wikipedia.org)
- Generalized Gompertz distribution, and generalized exponential distributions, which had bathtub curve failure rate depending upon the shape parameter. (springeropen.com)

###### adults

- There is a controversy regarding the association between testicular volume increase after repair of a varicocele in adults and improvement in postoperative semen parameters. (urotoday.com)
- Conclusions Abnormal HRV parameters were significantly and independently associated with incident CHF in asymptomatic, older adults. (onlinejacc.org)

###### Volumes

- Outcome measures were semen parameters, testicular volumes, percentage of volume difference between the right and left testicles, and pregnancy rates. (urotoday.com)

###### independently

- 2002 ) and Zhang ( 2004 ) expanded the two-parameter model above by introducing the third parameter, and proposed the three-parameter Weibull distribution models independently. (springeropen.com)

###### Analysis

- Spectral analysis of the integrated EMG (iEMG) was performed to determine the rate of muscle fatigue under each vibration condition. (concordia.ca)
- In this investigation, panmictically cross-pollinated seeds of two selected combining partners of valerian ( Valeriana officinalis L .) were produced and in the progeny, the outcrossing rates (OCR) were determined by using amplified fragment length polymorphism analysis (AFLP). (springer.com)

###### consistent

- In order to make the statistic a consistent estimator for the scale parameter, one must in general multiply the statistic by a constant scale factor . (wikipedia.org)
- The correlations among present-day rock-uplift rates, present-day elevations, and long-term exhumation rates suggest that rock-uplift rates have been sustained for millions of years, consistent with rock-uplift rates being the isostatic response to crustal unloading. (geoscienceworld.org)

###### prediction

- Significantly different parameters between groups were added to the components of the Health ABC score, a validated CHF prediction tool, using stepwise Cox regression. (onlinejacc.org)

###### effect

- Results found no main effect of any individual vibration parameter or any interaction effect on the rate of muscle fatigue. (concordia.ca)
- Sensitivity analyses considered the effect of higher event rates, different CAC and statin costs, indirect costs, and re-scanning patients with incidentalomas. (plos.org)

###### genetic

- This study uses a genetic algorithm to determine new reaction rate parameters ( A 's, β 's and E a 's in the Arrhenius expressions) for the combustion of both a hydrogen/air and methane/air mixture in a perfectly stirred reactor. (asme.org)

###### different

- Material viscoelastic parameters can be rapidly derived by fitting experimental \(E_{\mathrm{app}}\) data obtained at different strain rates to the \(E_{\mathrm{app}} ( \dot{\varepsilon} )\) function. (springer.com)

###### mortality

- Thus, quantifying HRT parameters could be a useful tool for predicting mortality in CHF patients. (biomedcentral.com)

###### Volume

- Varicocele ligation improves ipsilateral testicular volume loss, semen profile, and pregnancy rates. (urotoday.com)

###### model

- Chen ( 2000 ) put forward a new two-parameter Weibull distribution model, in which the failure rate function followed the trend of bathtub curve when the shape parameter satisfied a certain condition. (springeropen.com)

###### methods

- Systems and methods provide for detecting, using an implantable device or a patient-external device, patient respiration and computing a respiration rate based on the detected patient respiration. (google.com)

###### species

- Ducarme V, Wesselingh RA (2013) Outcrossing rates in two self-compatible, hybridising Rhinanthus species: implication for hybrid formation. (springer.com)

###### patient

- 3) Stress: while the catheter is withdrawn from the bladder through the urethra at a rate of 0.1 cm/s, the patient is asked to cough. (womenshealtharticles.com)

###### changes

- We evaluated changes of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) as well as serum creatinine, urea-nitrogen, and glucose concentrations, white blood cell count, and body-mass index, and tested associations of eGFR with selected factors, using standard bivariate contrasts and regression modeling. (harvard.edu)

###### higher

- CHF patients with NYHA grade IV had higher HRT 1/2 rate than those with NYHA grade II/III. (biomedcentral.com)
- Kinetic parameters were also evaluated for the Mg:P ratio between the ranges of 1.0 and 1.6, indicating higher phosphorus removal efficiency with increasing Mg:P ratio. (iwaponline.com)

###### normal distribution

- For example, if the location parameter equals zero and the scale parameter equals one, the normal distribution is known as the standard normal distribution, and the Cauchy distribution as the standard Cauchy distribution. (wikipedia.org)

###### control

- P. Pranav and Jeyakumar, G., "Control parameter adaptation strategies for mutation and crossover rates of differential evolution algorithm - An insight", in 2015 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, ICCIC 2015, 2015. (amrita.edu)

###### conditions

- D'Andrea L, Felber F, Guadagnuolo R (2008) Hybridization rates between lettuce (Lactuca sativa ) and its wild relative ( L. serriola ) under field conditions. (springer.com)

###### environmental

- lower ventilation rates may impact indoor air and environmental quality (IEQ). (ncef.org)

###### levels

- Three levels of each independent parameter were examined for nine combinations of vibration. (concordia.ca)

###### data

- Lifetime failure data usually presents a bathtub-shaped failure rate, and random failure phase dominates its life cycle. (springeropen.com)
- However, the lifetime failure data are often non-monotonic, and have a bathtub-shaped failure rate, which can be divided into three phases-early failure, random failure, and wear-out failure. (springeropen.com)

###### short term

- We address this question by quantitatively correlating the spatial pattern of long-term exhumation rates with those of potential short-term tectonic, climatic, and morphologic variables. (geoscienceworld.org)

###### increase

- The relative intensity of tectonic and climatic forcing in the western European Alps has been a matter of debate since the recognition of a significant increase in denudation rates over the past few million years. (geoscienceworld.org)