Volume 7, 2018

The journal’s articles are listed here in date order, with the most recently published article appearing first.

High Pressure-type Rotary Blood Pump with a New Principle
An extracorporeal membrane oxygenator (ECMO) is used for the management of severe heart or respiratory failure. In the conventional ECMO system, centrifugal blood pumps are commonl...
Koki Ariyoshi, Shintaro Hara, Takashi Isoyama, Itsuro Saito, Toshiya Ono, Yusuke Abe
Vol. 7 (2018) p.141-145
Regulatory Science on AI-based Medical Devices and Systems
AI-based medical and healthcare devices and systems have unique characteristics including 1) plasticity causing changes in system performance through learning, and need of creating...
Kiyoyuki Chinzei, Akinobu Shimizu, Kensaku Mori, Kanako Harada, Hideaki Takeda, Makoto Hashizume, Mayumi Ishizuka, Nobumasa Kato, Ryuzo Kawamori, Shunei Kyo, Kyosuke Nagata, Takashi Yamane, Ichiro Sakuma, Kazuhiko Ohe, Mamoru Mitsuishi
Vol. 7 (2018) p.118-123
Relaxation Effect of a Respiration-Leading Stuffed Toy
After experiencing natural disasters, accidents, and shocking incidents, some children experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A respiration control method that relaxes t...
Hiroki Uratani, Mieko Ohsuga
Vol. 7 (2018) p.100-106
Current Developments in Wearable Thermometers
Wearable thermometers are popular devices for measuring body temperature during fever, as well as for monitoring basal temperature in women. They are easy to handle, inexpensive, a...
Toshiyo Tamura, Ming Huang, Tatsuo Togawa
Vol. 7 (2018) p.88-99
Motion Correction for Extracellular Volume Fraction Mapping in Cardiac MRI
Extracellular volume fraction mapping (ECV Map) can provide quantitative measurements of myocardial tissue with amyloid deposition and myocardial edema. ECV measurements have been ...
Tetsuo Sato, Satoshi Kamikawa, Subaru Nakayama, Nobuyasu Ichinose, Shigehide Kuhara, Shigehiko Kanaya, Kotaro Minato, Cesar Nomura
Vol. 7 (2018) p.82-87