BioMedWomen 2015 - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health contains all author contributions presented at BioMedWomen 2015 (Porto, Portugal, 20-23 June 2015). International contributions from countries worldwide provided comprehensive coverage of the current state-of-the-art on different topics: * Aging * Physical Activity and Sports * Physiotherapy * Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery * Urogynecology * Imaging * Biomechanics * Nutrition * Health Psychology * Assisted diagnosis and Treatment * Tissue Engineering * Medical Devices * Prosthesis * Dental care and Orthodontics BioMedWomen 2015 - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women's Health will be of interest to academics and to others interested and involved in clinical and engineering subjects related to women's health.
Invited lectures Biomechanics of female pelvic floor: Bridging experiments, modeling, and clinical practice M.S. Damaser Improving women's health via the bio-psycho-social model: Fibromyalgia management as a case study H.L. Rogers Thematic sessions Biomechanics and numerical simulation of pregnancy Pregnancy and ergonomics H.A. Almeida Kinematical adaptations throughout pregnancy and postpartum sagittal plane M. Branco, R. Santos-Rocha, F. Vieira, L. Aguiar & A. Veloso Effect of parity on step width during walking as pregnancy progresses: A case study W.L. Gilleard Uterine smooth muscle cell force generation from electrical properties M. Yochum, J. Laforet & C. Marque Female oral medicine Oral-health related quality of life in patients with removable dentures A. Assis, J.C. Reis-Campos, M. Sampaio-Fernandes, M.H. Figueiral, A. Correia & S. Pina-Neves Personality impact on prosthodontic patients F. Dantas, A. Correia, J.C. Reis-Campos, P. Fonseca & M.H. Figueiral Prevalence of Denture-Related Stomatitis M.H. Figueiral, J.C. Reis-Campos, A. Correia, T. Pereira-Leite & P. Fonseca Differences between genders in oral rehabilitation with complete denture P. Fonseca, M. Sampaio-Fernandes & M.H. Figueiral Osteonecrosis of jaw by bisphosphonates: About a case M. Sampaio-Fernandes, J.G. Carvalho, J. Sampaio-Fernandes & T. Pereira-Leite The biomechanical response of a restored tooth due to bruxism: A meshless approach C.S. Tavares, J. Belinha, L. Dinis & R. Natal Facial Cleft prenatal ultrasound diagnosis at 11 weeks-can be accomplished? P. Vaz, R. Nogueira, T. Semedo, M. Seabra, V. Campos & F. Valente Bioinformatics and optimization algorithms for women's health Mathematical modelling for assessing fracture risk associated with osteoporosis D. Monteiro, A. Pereira, M. Batista & E. Fonseca BodyShifter-somatotype determination and optimisation C. Silva, E. Oliveira, H. Almeida & R. Ascenso Image software and statistical analysis applied to expression of RAB25 in breast cancer M. Rocha, S. Maia, H. Cardoso, J. Ramalho, M. Martins, M. Seabra, T. Barona & D. Santos Decision support systems for screening BDD in plastic surgery patients M.J. de Brito, M. Sabino Neto, N.R. Ortega, F.X. Nahas, C.A. Santos Filho & L.M. Ferreira Contributed papers Structural differences between breast lesion types by Diffusion Kurtosis Imaging L. Nogueira, S. Brandao, J. Loureiro, I. Ramos, R.G. Nunes & H.A. Ferreira Diagnostic performances of DCE and DWI in breast imaging L. Nogueira, S. Brandao, J. Loureiro, I. Ramos, R.G. Nunes & H.A. Ferreira The effect of late mastectomy with and without breast reconstruction on balance and body posture A.P. Ribeiro, T. Maniaes, A.N. Hamamoto & S. Joao Evaluation of the shell properties of the PIP breast implants N. Ramiao, P. Martins, A.A. Fernandes, M.L. Barroso & D. Santos Maternal pathology and fetal abnormalities P. Vaz, I. Corte-Real, V. Campos, B. Assuncao, A.C. Braga & F. Valente The impact of surgical wound dehiscence on women's sexuality and social adjustment M.F. Duarte, M.J. de Brito, M.M. Resende, N.F. Correa, F.S. Santos & L.M. Ferreira Selected body composition fractions in relation to the Physical Activity in overweight and obese women aged 30-45 years T. Sofkova & M. Pridalova Differences in the influence of Nordic walking and walking on the anthropometric characteristics of women N. Cokorilo & M. Mikalacki Symptoms of Eating Disorders in at term pregnancy F. Volpe, G. Tesolat, G. Soldera, R. Maione, S. Xodo, G. Straface & V. Zanardo Eating behaviour in women undergoing abdominoplasty V.Y. Suzuki, F.X. Nahas, F. Furtado, M.J. de Brito & L.M. Ferreira Contribution of sleep parameters to BMI in a sample of young females I. Sas, D. Navolan, I. Tuta-Sas, B. Vlaicu, D. Serban & C. Serban Body Dysmorphic Disorder in women seeking plastic surgery M.J. de Brito, F.X. Nahas, G.A. Felix, G.M. Dini, T.A. Cordas & L.M. Ferreira Contributing reasons behind the wish to lose weight in Romanian young adults D. Serban, C. Serban, I. Tuta-Sas, B. Vlaicu, D.B. Navolan & I. Sas Effects of a 3-month Physical Activity program on Manual Dexterity and Physical Activity levels in a woman with schizophrenia: A case study R. Costa, E. Gomes, R. Corredeira, O. Vasconcelos & T. Bastos Body investment and body satisfaction in women undergoing reduction mammoplasty C.C. Fonseca, E.S. Garcia, G.A.A. Felix, L.M. Ferreira, M.J.A.B. Rocha, D.F. Veiga & M.M. Carvalho Evaluation of factors of senior fragility of the clients of third age at the Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacky University, Olomouc T. Podzimkova, M. Pridalova & M. Cinarova The effect of exercise training programs on balance in older women A. Dunsky, T. Yahalom & R. Lidor Ultrasound evaluation of musculotendinous structures in elderly population submitted to a physical activity program R. Santos & A.P. Amaral Relationship between quadriceps Echo Intensity, Muscle Thickness and pain intensity in aged women with knee Osteoarthritis L. Carrao, R. Santos, M. Espanha, P. Armada-da-Silva, S. Amado, H. Almeida, P. Faria & A. Veloso Reliability of a Vaginal Finger-Cot Device for measuring Pelvic-Floor Muscles strength A.G. Pascoal, P. Silva & F. Sancho Are computerised Respiratory Sounds in COPD gender dependent? C. Jacome & A. Marques Database and biological sample collection for antenatal research D. Navolan, I. Ciohat, D. Grigoras, A. Ratiu, I. Tuta-Sas, D. Serban, C. Serban, I. Sas, R. Denk, S. Vladareanu, M. Mitran, R. Vladareanu, P. Terness, D. Nemescu, M. Onofriescu & D. Badiu The stability analysis of a model for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis D. Navolan, D. Stoian, I. Sas & M. Neamtu Temperature assessment in the drilling of ex vivo bovine and porcine cortical bone tissue M.G. Fernandes, R.J. Natal, E.M.M. Fonseca & M.I. Dias Structural and vascular performance of biodegrading scaffolds within bioreactors S.R. Almeida, D. Freitas, H.A. Almeida & P.J. Bartolo The quality of enzymatic dispersion viability and cryopreservation of human skin cells R. Yamamoto, S. Gaiba, F. Zanata, J. Franca & L. Ferreira Ultrasound imaging transducer orientation and displacement during Diastasis Recti Assessment P. Mota, A.G. Pascoal, C. Vaz, F. Joao, A. Veloso & K. Bo Otosclerosis-ear disease in women F. Gentil, C. Santos, M. Parente, P. Martins, R. Natal & E. Almeida Significance of fibre orientation on passive response of pelvic muscles to evaluate pelvic dysfunction A. Bhattarai, R. Frotscher & M. Staat The effects of fetal head trajectory on stress distribution in Levator Ani during vaginal delivery L. Havelkova, L. Hyncik, L. Krofta & J. Feyereisl The biomechanical effect of damage on the pelvic floor muscles behavior D. Oliveira, M.P. Parente, R.M. Natal Jorge, B. Calvo & T. Mascarenhas Biomechanical study on bladder neck displacement during Valsalva maneuver P. Rocha, S. Brandao, T. Mascarenhas, M. Parente & R. Natal Jorge Constitutive modeling of vaginal tissue in the transverse fiber direction R. Martins, P. Martins, T. Mascarenhas & R. Natal Jorge Optimization of hyperelastic constitutive parameters for the female pelvic floor muscles E. Silva, M. Parente, R. Natal Jorge, T. Mascarenhas & S. Brandao The meshless simulation of the atherosclerotic plaque tissue using an elasto-plastic model J. Belinha, L. Dinis & R. Natal Bone mineral content and density in female adolescent athletes of sports contrasting in mechanical impact M.J. Coelho-e-Silva, O. Tavares, A. Seabra, J. Duarte, A. Osorio, L. Luz & J. Valente-dos-Santos