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This volume presents the proceedings of ICIBEL 2017, organized by the Centre for Innovation in Medical Engineering (CIME) under Innovative Technology Research Cluster, University of Malaya. It was held in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, from 10-13 December 2017.

The ICIBEL 2017 conference promotes the latest research and developments related to the integration of the Engineering technology in medical fields and life sciences. This includes the latest innovations, research trends and concerns, challenges and adopted solution in the field of medical engineering and life sciences.

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2018 | CompoundObjectErratum | Chapter

Erratum to: Is There a Relationship Between Bone Mineral Density, Mammographic Breast Density and Serum Estrogen Concentration Level? Study on Malaysian Women

N. M. Zain, K. C. Kanaga, E. S. Latif, A. Shantini

Telemedicine and Point of Care Healthcare Solutions

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Pathological Hand Tremor Measurement—Challenges and Advances

Zaidi Mohd Ripin, Ping Yi Chan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Non Invasive Cardiovascular Health Assessment in Post-adolescent Age Group Using Augmentation Index

Sai Karun, Suhan S. Nath, Kunal Bharathi, Manjunath Gaonkar, B. Niranjana Krupa

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Novel and Security Connections for Extending Mobile Audio Signal Delivery to Personal/Notebook Computer

Meng-Lun Hsueh, Huey-Dong Wu, Bing-Yuh Lu

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Sensitivity Improvement of Respiratory Movement Detection in Non-contact In-Bed Cardiopulmonary Measurements During Sleep

Mayuko Takano, Akinori Ueno

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Model Iterative Airway Pressure Reconstruction During Mechanical Ventilation Asynchrony: Shapes and Sizes of Reconstruction

Chee Pin Tan, Yeong Shiong Chiew, J. Geoffrey Chase, Yeong Woei Chiew, Christopher Pretty, Thomas Desaive, Azrina Md Ralib, Mohd Basri Mat

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Smart Balance Board to Improve Balance and Reduce Fall Risk: Pilot Study

Kang Xiang Khor, Phei Ming Chern, Che Fai Yeong, Eileen Lee Ming Su, Muhammad Farhan Mustar, Najib Bin Abdullah, Kang Xian Khor, Hadafi Fitri Mohd Latip

Biomechanics, Ergonomics, and Rehabilitation

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Pushing a Manual Wheelchair Requires More Muscular Force Than Pulling

Hamza Toor, Saad Jawaid Khan, Hashir Iqbal, Maria Tahir, Bareera Amjad, Mafia Afzal, Muhammad Shafique, Juliana Usman

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Wearable Instrument Applications for Indonesian’s Worker Clothing

Melani Sukirman, Pringgo Widyo Laksono, Ilham Priadythama

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Soft Tactile Sensors for Rehabilitation Robotic Hand with 3D Printed Folds

Kirthika Senthil Kumar, Hongliang Ren, Yun Hol Chan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

The Effect of Different Size of Slicing Spheres of Polyaxial Screw Head on Static Compression Mechanical Test

Po-Yi Liu, Yu-Tzu Wang, Hsien-Wen Wang, Shao-Fu Huang, Yang-Sung Lin, Po-Liang Lai, Chun-Li Lin

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

FES Standing: The Effect of Arm Support on Stability and Fatigue During Sit-to-Stand Manoeuvres in SCI Individuals

Musfirah Abd Aziz, Nur Azah Hamzaid

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

A Low Cost Street Crossing Electronic Aid for the Deaf and Blind

Nur Hasnifa Hasan Baseri, Ee Yeng Ng, Alireza Safdari, Mahmoud Moghavvemi, Noraisyah Mohamed Shah

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Fastest Gait Parameters Estimation Precision Comparison Utilizing High-Sensitivity and Low-Sensitivity Inertial Sensor

Amir Mukhriz Azman, Hirofumi Kuga, Koichi Sagawa, Chikara Nagai

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Changes of the Head Control Ability in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Chih-Hsiu Cheng, Wei-Li Hsu, Andy Chien, Jaw-Lin Wang, Dar-Ming Lai, Shwu-Fen Wang, You-Syuan Yu

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Investigation of the “Pendulum Effect” During Gait Locomotion Under the Novel Body Weight Support System and Counter Weight System

Tran van Thuc, Shin-ichiroh Yamamoto

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Balance Ability Affects Dual-Task Strategy in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Wen-Lan Wu, Jia-Hroung Wu, Ying-Yi Chen, Chia-Hsin Chen, Chih-Chung Wang, Jing-Min Liang

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Effects of Haptic Sensory Input of a Fluttering Cloth on Static and Dynamic Postural Control

Kazushige Oshita, Sumio Yano

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Design and Development of Low Cost Hand Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation

Vickneswari Durairajah, Suresh Gobee, Waleed Rauf, Kok Sin Ngie, John Hong Aun Lim

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Design and Development of Upper Limb Soft Exoskeleton for Rehabilitation

Suresh Gobee, Vickneswari Durairajah, G. Mugilan

Biosensing and Life Sciences

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Association of Rainfall and the Occurrence of Pathogenic Leptospira spp. in Recreational Stream Water, Hulu Langat, Selangor

K. Dzulaikha, M. Y. Nurul Yuziana, J. J. Maizatulriah, A. W. Marfiah

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Optimal EEG Channel Selection for Vascular Dementia Identification Using Improved Binary Gravitation Search Algorithm

Noor Kamal Al-Qazzaz, Sawal Hamid Bin Mohd Ali, Siti Anom Ahmad, Javier Escudero

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Fabrication of Low-Resistance Carbon MEMS/NEMS as Material for Biosensing

M. F. Zulkeflee, F. Ibrahim, M. Madou

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Evaluation of Depth Perturbation Method for Localizing Fluorophore Inside a Pork Chuck Meat Sample

Ichiro Sakuma, Tuo Zhou, Keiichi Nakagawa, Etsuko Kobayashi

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

An Effect of Magnetic Beads to Boesenbergia rotunda Antioxidant Activity Using Photoprotective Microfluidic CD

Nurhaslina Abd Rahman, Fatimah Ibrahim, M. Mahdi Ainehvand, Rohana Yusof, Marc Madou

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Assessment of Local Heating Effect on the Cutaneous Microcirculatory Vasodilatation

You-Heng Su, Jia-Jung Wang, Yue-Ting Tsai, Wei-Kung Tseng

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Effects of Oral Glutathione Precursors’ Supplementation on Human Glutathione Level

Asdani Saifullah Dolbashid, Mas Sahidayana Mohktar, Wan Safwani Wan Kamarul Zaman, Nur Rasyidah Hasan Basri, Mohd Faiz Azmi, Sakunie Sawai, Mohd Yusof Hasif Ilyasa

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Review on the Usage of Swarm Intelligence in Gene Expression Data

Nurhawani Ahmad Zamri, Bhuvaneswari Thangavel, Nor Azlina Ab Aziz, Nor Hidayati Abdul Aziz

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Support Vector Machine Classification of EEG Nonlinear Features for Primary Insomnia

Haslaile Abdullah, Chanakya Reddy Patti, Chamila Dissanyaka, Thomas Penzel, Dean Cvetkovic

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Prospects of Low-Cost Photometers for Colorimetric Serum Iron Concentration Determination

Arthur Foo Yen Tan, Noor Azrina Talik, Boon Kar Yap, Prajindra Sankar Krishnan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Decision Support for Parenteral Nutrition Supplementation in ICU Using Model-Based Glycemic Control Protocol

A. Abu-Samah, N. N. Razak, F. M. Suhaimi, U. K. Jamaluddin, A. M. Ralib, M. B. Mat-Nor, G. Chase

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Investigation of Glucose-Insulin Model Efficacy for Diabetes Patient in the ICU

Athirah Abdul Razak, Asma Abu-Samah, Normy N. Razak, Nurhamim Ahamad, Fatanah M. Suhaimi , Ummu K. Jamaludin, Azrina Md Ralib, M. B. Mat-Nor

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Inflammatory Response of Bioscaffolds Decellularized by Sonication Treatment

Aqilah Hazwani, Munirah Sha’ban, Azran Azhim

Medical Device and Clinical Healthcare

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2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Model-Based Insulin-Nutrition Administration for Glycemic Control in Malaysian Critical Care: First Pilot Trial

A. Abu-Samah, N. H. Ahamad, N. N. Razak, F. M. Suhaimi, U. K. Jamaluddin, A. M. Ralib, M. B. Mat-Nor, C. G. Pretty, J. L. Dickson, G. Chase

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Multi-channel Fabric Based Pressure Mapping Data Acquisition System

Normazlianita M. Alias, Zakiran Abd Razak, Mohd Yazed Ahmad, Nur Azah Hamzaid

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Development of Computer Aids ASPECTS System for Acute Ischemic Stroke Patient: A Preliminary Study

Jenn-Lung Su, Lung Chan, S. Y. Huang

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Testing the Effect of H-field Using Biological Phantom

N. Z. Syahir, Mas S. Mohktar, Sami F. Khalil, M. R. Basar, M. Y. Ahmad

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Design Performance of Taylor Spatial Frame in Comparison with Other Orthopaedic Fixation Plate

Ilham Priadythama, Lobes Herdiman, Durkes Herlina Apriani, I Dewa Nyoman Suci Anindya Murdiyantara

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

The Effects of Oral Glutathione Supplementation on Human Volunteers: An Observation on Metabolic Syndrome Status

Nur Rasyidah Hasan Basri, Mas Sahidayana Mohktar, Wan Safwani Wan Kamarul Zaman, Hasif Ilyasa Mohd Yusof

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Robotic Upper Limb Rehabilitation Using Armeo®Spring for Chronic Stroke Patients at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)

N. Hamzah, N. I. Giban, M. Mazlan

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Development of Near-Infrared Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy for Noninvasive Monitoring of Cerebral Blood Flow

I-Tseng Huang, Kuan-Chen Wu, Jia-Jin Chen

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Positively Charged Silver Nanoparticles as Labels for Paper-Based Colorimetric Detection of Heparin

Sanjay Kumar, Pulak Bhushan, Shantanu Bhattacharya

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Single Image Super-Resolution for MRI Using a Coarse-to-Fine Network

Jia Liu, Fang Chen, Huabei Shi, Hongen Liao

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

High-Quality 3D Autostereoscopic Medical Display Method with Optical Enhancement and Image Compensation

Xinran Zhang, Tianqi Huang, Hongen Liao

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Application of Sinogram-Based Moving Window Subtraction Technique in OSEM Algorithm to Reduce Ring Artifacts for Cone-Beam Micro-CT Image Quality Assessment

David Shih-Chun Jin, Wen-Hsiang Chou, Jyh-Cheng Chen

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Is There a Relationship Between Bone Mineral Density, Mammographic Breast Density and Serum Estrogen Concentration Level? Study on Malaysian Women

N. M. Zain, K. C. Kanaga, E. S. Latif, A. Shantini

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Blood Glucose and Sepsis Score on Sepsis Patients Requiring Insulin Therapy

Fatanah Mohamad Suhaimi, Ummu Kulthum Jamaludin, Normy Norfiza Abdul Razak, Christopher G. Pretty, Azrina Md. Ralib, Mohd Basri Mat Nor, Fatimah Dzaharudin

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Contact Pattern of /b/ and /p/ in Malay Language Using Electropalatography

Syatirah Mat Zin, Fatanah Mohamad Suhaimi, Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor, Ahmad Fakrurrozi Mohamad, Nur Fatehah Md Shakur, Nurulakma Zali

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Knee Cartilage Ultrasound Image Segmentation Using Locally Statistical Level Set Method

Amir Faisal, Siew-Cheok Ng, Siew-Li Goh, Khin Wee Lai

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Adaptive Network Based Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) for an Active Transfemoral Prosthetic Leg by Using In-Socket Sensory System

Nur Hidayah Mohd Yusof, Yan Chai Hum, Nur Azah Hamzaid, Khin Wee Lai

2018 | OriginalPaper | Chapter

Vibroarthrography Difference Between Left and Right Knee for Osteoarthritis Detection

Farshad Golshan, Yan Chai Hum, Belinda Pingguan-Murphy, Khin Wee Lai

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