Minodora Andor

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The purpose of this study was to develop the tools and the methodology for a systematic analysis of usefulness of adding sonic representation of data, supplementary to visualization. This paper is mainly dedicated various temporal lenses, including the newly developed lenses with variable magnification, proposed as a tool for a better perception of short(More)
Some preliminary results of a project aiming to develop tools for adding sound associated to medical data are presented. The description of our sonification procedure is followed by two different examples. The first refers to monitoring the heart rate (HR) during exercise, either in clinical settings or in self monitoring conditions. The second example is(More)
Sonic display of HR changes during exercise helps both the patient and the investigator to better identify the transition from rest values to "exercise" zone. then crossing the "attention" threshold and reaching the "alert" threshold. Three types of sonic display were tested, based on combinations of saccadic sounds, different intensities and different(More)
During the last decades, the role of the vascular endothelium has been well documented and investigated and all the studies that were made lead to the conclusion that this vascular endothelium isn’t just a monolayer and a simple barrier, but a complex organ with various functions. This monolayer provides a “first line” physiological defense against(More)
This paper presents the results obtained after studying the thermal stability and decomposition kinetics of perindopril erbumine as a pure active pharmaceutical ingredient as well as a solid pharmaceutical formulation containing the same active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). Since no data were found in the literature regarding the spectroscopic(More)
Thrombospondin-1 (TSP-1) is a potent endogenous inhibitor of both physiological and pathological angiogenesis, widely studied as a target in drug development for treating cancer. Several studies performed in the cardiovascular field on TSP-1 are contradictory, the role of TSP-1 in the physiopathology of cardiovascular disorders (CVDs) being, for the moment,(More)
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