• Automatic colon polyp detection using region based deep CNN and post learning approaches 

      Shin, Younghak; Qadir, Hemin Ali Qadir; Aabakken, Lars; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Automatic image detection of colonic polyps is still an unsolved problem due to the large variation of polyps in terms of shape, texture, size, and color, and the existence of various polyp-like mimics during colonoscopy. ...
    • Contactless blood perfusion assessment of the free flap in breast reconstruction surgery 

      Secerbegovic, Alma; Mesic, Haris; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Remote photoplethysmography proved useful as anon-contact method for estimating physiological data from dif-ferent parts of the body. Recent studies have mainly focused onthe face region for extraction of ...
    • Development and in vivo performance evaluation of 10-60-MHz band impulse-radio-based transceiver for deep implantation having 10 Mbps 

      Wang, Jianqing; Nomura, Kohei; Narita, Hiroki; Ito, Fuminori; Anzai, Daisuke; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      In view of the requirements for high-speed highly reliable wireless implant communication, we have developed an implant transceiver working at a 10-60-MHz band. The developed transceiver is based on an impulse radio ...
    • Energy-efficiency of Cardiomyocyte Stimulation with Rectangular Pulses 

      Laasmaa, Martin; Lu, Pengfei; Veletic, Mladen; Louch, William Edward; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko; Vendelin, Marko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      In cardiac pacemaker design, energy expenditure is an important issue. This work aims to explore whether varying stimulation pulse configuration is a viable optimization strategy for reducing energy consumption by the ...
    • Evaluation of data telemetry for future leadless cardiac pacemaker 

      Bose, Pritam; Khaleghi, Ali; Mahmood, Salman; Albatat, Mohammad; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Multi-node leadless pacemaker system overcomes the main limitations related to lead complications of the conventional cardiac pacemaker and will thus replace them in the near future. The multiple nodes of the technology ...
    • In-Body to On-Body Ultra WidebandPropagation Model Derived from Measurementsin Living Animals 

      Floor, Pål Anders; Chavez-Santiago, Raul; Brovoll, Sverre; Aardal, Øyvind; Bergsland, Jacob; Grymyr, Ole-Johannes; Halvorsen, Per Steinar; Palomar, Rafael; Plettemeier, Dirk; Hamran, Svein-Erik; Ramstad, Tor Audun; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Ultra wideband (UWB) radio technology for wireless implants has gained significant attention. UWB enables the fabrication of faster and smaller transceivers with ultra low power consumption, which may be integrated into ...
    • Multi-nodal nano-actuator pacemaker for energy-efficient stimulation of cardiomyocytes 

      Lu, Pengfei; Veletic, Mladen; Laasmaa, Martin; Vendelin, Marko; Louch, William Edward; Halvorsen, Per Steinar; Bergsland, Jacob; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      There is continuous interest in maximizing the longevity of implantable pacemakers, which are effective in remedying and managing patients with arrhythmic heart disease. This paper accordingly first proposes miniature ...
    • Polyp detection and segmentation using Mask R-CNN: Does a deeper feature extractor CNN always perform better? 

      Qadir, Hemin Ali Qadir; Shin, Younghak; Solhusvik, Johannes; Bergsland, Jacob; Aabakken, Lars; Balasingham, Ilangko (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Automatic polyp detection and segmentation are highly desirable for colon screening due to polyp miss rate by physicians during colonoscopy, which is about 25%. However, this computerization is still an unsolved problem ...
    • Technological and clinical challenges in lead placement for cardiac rhythm management devices 

      Albatat, Mohammad; Bergsland, Jacob; Arevalo, Hermenegild; Odland, Hans Henrik; Bose, Pritam; Halvorsen, Per Steinar; Balasingham, Ilangko (Others, 2019)
      CardiacCardiacdisease is aleading cause of death worldwide. Disturbance in the conduction system of the heart may trigger or aggravate heart dysfunction, affecting the efficiency of the heart, and lead to heart ...
    • Ultra wideband technology in medicine: a survey 

      Chavez-Santiago, Raul; Balasingham, Ilangko; Bergsland, Jacob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The utilization of wireless technology in traditional medical services provides patients with enhanced mobility. This has a positive effect on the recovery speed of a person after major surgical procedures or prolonged ...