Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine

Computational Bioelectromagnetics in Medicine


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1Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Milan, Italy

2National Public Health Institute, Budapest, Hungary

3Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium


Computational Bioelectromagnetics in Medicine

Description

There is an increased research interest on the possible use of nonionizing electromagnetic fields (EMFs) in medicine. Numerical modelling of the interaction between electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and the dielectrically inhomogeneous human body provides a unique way of assessing the resulting spatial distributions of internal electric fields, currents, and rate of energy deposition. Knowledge of these parameters is of crucial importance in understanding such interactions and is a prerequisite when assessing, designing, or optimizing therapeutic or diagnostic medical applications that employ EMFs.

The purpose of this special issue is to publish high-quality research articles as well as reviews that seek to address recent developments on how the use of electromagnetic computational techniques can support the development and optimization of innovative and emerging EMF-based medical devices and applications, which will be safer, more efficient, and less invasive. The special issue will cover from the fundamentals issues (e.g., basic theories), to numerical techniques, and up to EMF clinical applications.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Invasive and noninvasive neural stimulation (i.e., transcranial magnetic stimulation, transcranial direct current stimulation, vagal nerve stimulation, and cortical electrical stimulation)
  • Microwave ablation therapy
  • Microwave imaging
  • EMF induced hyperthermia
  • Magnetic drug targeting and delivery
  • Wearable, implantable, and ingestible antennas
  • Electroporation
  • Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) systems in healthcare
  • Multiphysics and multiscale computational models
  • Neural tissue models
  • Functionalized anatomical models

Articles

  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 5215723
  • - Research Article

Stimulation Strategies for Tinnitus Suppression in a Neuron Model

Alessandra Paffi | Francesca Camera | ... | Micaela Liberti
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 8948145
  • - Research Article

A Neuromuscular Interface for Robotic Devices Control

Innokentiy Kastalskiy | Vasily Mironov | ... | Victor Kazantsev
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 1056132
  • - Research Article

Modelling of the Current Density Distributions during Cortical Electric Stimulation for Neuropathic Pain Treatment

S. Fiocchi | E. Chiaramello | ... | M. Parazzini
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 9871603
  • - Research Article

Transfer Kernel Common Spatial Patterns for Motor Imagery Brain-Computer Interface Classification

Mengxi Dai | Dezhi Zheng | ... | Pengju Zhang
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2018
  • - Article ID 3829768
  • - Research Article

Direct-Current Electric Field Distribution in the Brain for Tumor Treating Field Applications: A Simulation Study

Yung-Shin Sun
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 9463010
  • - Research Article

Simulation of Atrial Fibrosis Using Coupled Myocyte-Fibroblast Cellular and Human Atrial Models

Yuan Gao | Yinglan Gong | Ling Xia
  • Special Issue
  • - Volume 2017
  • - Article ID 1562869
  • - Research Article

Computational FEM Model, Phantom and Ex Vivo Swine Breast Validation of an Optimized Double-Slot Microcoaxial Antenna Designed for Minimally Invasive Breast Tumor Ablation: Theoretical and Experimental Comparison of Temperature, Size of Lesion, and SWR, Preliminary Data

Geshel David Guerrero López | Mario Francisco Jesús Cepeda Rubio | ... | Francisco Flores García
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