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  • Baumgartner, Laura; Sadowska, Aleksandra; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Wuertz-Kozak, Karin; Noailly, Jérôme (Frontiers, 2021)
    Initiation of intervertebral disc degeneration is thought to be biologically driven. This reflects a process, where biochemical and mechanical stimuli affect cell activity (CA) that compromise the tissue strength over ...
  • Perera Bel, Enric; Yagüe, Carlos; Mercadal, Borja; Ceresa, Mario; Beitel White, Natalie; Davalos, Rafael Vidal; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Ivorra Cano, Antoni, 1974- (Elsevier, 2020)
    Background and objectives: Electroporation is the phenomenon by which cell membrane permeability to ions and macromolecules is increased when the cell is briefly exposed to high electric fields. In electroporation-based ...
  • Ceresa, Mario; Kjer, Hans Martin; Vera, Sergio; Carranza, Noemí; Pérez, Frederic; Barazzetti, Livia; Mistrik, Pavel; Dhanasingh, Anandhan; Caversaccio, Marco; Stauber, Martin; Reyes, Mauricio; Paulsen, Rasmus; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Technical University of Denmark, 2013)
    We present an innovative image analyisis pipeline to perform/npatient-speci c biomechanical and functional simulations of the inner human/near. A high-resolution, cadaveric, mCT volumetric image portraying/nthe detailed ...
  • Ruiz Wills, Carlos; Tassani, Simone; Di Gregorio, Silvana; Martínez, Silvia; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Humbert, Ludovic; Noailly, Jérôme; del Río Barquero, Luis Miguel (Sociedad Española de Investigación Ósea y del Metabolismo Mineral, 2020)
    Objetivo: El diagnóstico de osteoporosis se ha fundamentado en la medición de la densidad mineral ósea, si bien esta variable tiene una capacidad limitada en la discriminación de pacientes con o sin fracturas. La ...
  • Kjer, Hans Martin; Fagertun, Jens; Vera, Sergio; Gil, Debora; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Paulsen, Rasmus (Elsevier, 2016)
    Better understanding of the anatomical variability of the human cochlear is important for the design and function of Cochlear Implants. Proper non-rigid alignment of high-resolution cochlear μCT data is a challenge for the ...
  • Torrents Barrena, Jordina; Piella Fenoy, Gemma; Masoller, Narcís; Gratacós Solsona, Eduard; Eixarch, Elisenda; Ceresa, Mario; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Elsevier, 2019)
    Recent advances in fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) open the door to improved detection and characterization of fetal and placental abnormalities. Since interpreting MRI data can be complex and ambiguous, there is a ...
  • López-Linares, Karen; Aranjuelo, Nerea; Kabongo, Luis; Maclair, Gregory; Lete, Nerea; Ceresa, Mario; García-Familiar, Ainhoa; Macía, Iván; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Elsevier, 2018)
    Computerized Tomography Angiography (CTA) based follow-up of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) treated with Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) is essential to evaluate the progress of the patient and detect complications. ...
  • Bernardino Perez, Gabriel; Benkarim, Oualid M.; Sanz de la Garza, Maria; Prat Gonzàlez, Susanna; Sepúlveda-Martínez, Álvaro; Crispi Brillas, Fàtima; Sitges, Marta; Butakoff, Constantine; Craene, Mathieu de; Bijnens, Bart; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Elsevier, 2020)
    Statistical shape analysis is a powerful tool to assess organ morphologies and find shape changes associated to a particular disease. However, imbalance in confounding factors, such as demographics might invalidate the ...
  • Herance Camacho, José Raul; Martín-Saladich, Queralt; Velásquez, Mayra Alejandra; Hernandez, Cristina; Aparicio, Carolina; Ramirez-Serra, Clara; Ferrer, Roser; Giralt-Arnaiz, Marina; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Pericàs, Juan M.; Castell-Conesa, Joan; Aguadé-Bruix, Santiago; Simó, Rafael (MDPI, 2022)
    Background: We report that myocardial insulin resistance (mIR) occurs in around 60% of patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and was associated with higher cardiovascular risk in comparison with patients with insulin-sensitive ...
  • Mariani, Nicole; Buisan, Carme; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Piella Fenoy, Gemma; Lekadir, Karim, 1977- (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2021)
    Introduction: Depression, cardiovascular diseases and diabetes are among the major non-communicable diseases, leading to significant disability and mortality worldwide. These diseases may share environmental and genetic ...
  • López-Linares, Karen; García, Inmaculada; García, Ainhoa; Cortes, Camilo; Macía, Iván; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Frontiers, 2019)
    An abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is a focal dilation of the abdominal aorta, that if not treated, tends to grow and may rupture. The most common treatment for AAAs is the endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR), which requires ...
  • Martín-Saladich, Queralt; Simó, Rafael; Aguadé-Bruix, Santiago; Simó-Servat, Olga; Aparicio-Gómez, Carolina; Hernández, Cristina; Ramirez-Serra, Clara; Nazarena Pizzi, María; Roque, Albert; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Herance Camacho, José Raul (MDPI, 2023)
    Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is responsible for high incidence of cardiovascular (CV) complications leading to heart failure. Coronary artery region-specific metabolic and structural assessment could provide deeper insight into ...
  • Zimmer, Veronika Anne; Glocker, Ben; Hahner, Nadine; Eixarch, Elisenda; Sanromà, Gerard; Gratacós Solsona, Eduard; Rueckert, Daniel; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Piella Fenoy, Gemma (Elsevier, 2017)
    It is challenging to characterize and classify normal and abnormal brain development during early childhood. To reduce the complexity of heterogeneous data population, manifold learning techniques are increasingly applied, ...
  • Sanromà, Gerard; Benkarim, Oualid M.; Piella Fenoy, Gemma; Camara, Oscar; Wu, Guorong; Shen, Dinggang; Gispert López, Juan Domingo; Molinuevo, José Luis; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Elsevier, 2018)
    In brain structural segmentation, multi-atlas strategies are increasingly being used over single-atlas strategies because of their ability to fit a wider anatomical variability. Patch-based label fusion (PBLF) is a type ...
  • Piella Fenoy, Gemma; Sanromà, Gerard; Benkarim, Oualid M.; Piella Fenoy, Gemma; Lekadir, Karim, 1977-; Hahner, Nadine; Eixarch, Elisenda; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (Elsevier, 2018)
    Segmentation of brain structures during the pre-natal and early post-natal periods is the first step for subsequent analysis of brain development. Segmentation techniques can be roughly divided into two families. The first, ...
  • Jiménez Sánchez, Amelia; Mateus, Diana; Kirchhoff, Sonja; Kirchhoff, Chlodwig; Biberthaler, Peter; Navab, Nassir; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Piella Fenoy, Gemma (Springer, 2019)
    Current deep-learning based methods do not easily integrate to clinical protocols, neither take full advantage of medical knowledge. In this work, we propose and compare several strategies relying on curriculum learning, ...
  • Mountris, Konstantinos A.; Bert, J.; Noailly, Jérôme; Rodríguez Aguilera, Alejandro; Valeri, Alessandro; Pradier, O.; Schick, U.; Promayon, E.; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Troccaz, J.; Visvikis, D. (IOP Publishing Ltd., 2017)
    Prostate volume changes due to edema occurrence during transperineal permanent brachytherapy should be taken under consideration to ensure optimal dose delivery. Available edema models, based on prostate volume observations, ...
  • Galdran, Adrian; Carneiro, Gustavo; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973- (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2021)
    Polyps are among the earliest sign of Colorectal Cancer, with their detection and segmentation representing a key milestone for automatic colonoscopy analysis. This works describes our solution to the EndoCV 2021 challenge, ...
  • Zimmer, Veronika Anne; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Piella Fenoy, Gemma (Elsevier, 2019)
    The fusion and combination of images from multiple modalities is important in many applications. Typically, this process consists of the alignment of the images and the combination of the complementary information. In this ...
  • Baumgartner, Laura; Wuertz-Kozak, Karin; Le Maitre, Christine L.; Wignall, Francis; Richardson, Stephen M.; Hoyland, Judith; Ruiz Wills, Carlos; González Ballester, Miguel Ángel, 1973-; Neidlin, Michael; Alexopoulos, Leonidas G.; Noailly, Jérôme (MDPI, 2021)
    Intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration is a major risk factor of low back pain. It is defined by a progressive loss of the IVD structure and functionality, leading to severe impairments with restricted treatment options ...

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