Full-length Peer-Reviewed Papers/Chapters

→  A. Abraham, R. Jose, N. Farooqui, J. Mayer, J. Ahmad, Z. Satti, T. Jacob, F. Syed, M. Toma, "The Role of ArtificiaI Intelligence in Brain Tumor Diagnosis: An Evaluation of a Machine Learning Model", Cureus Journal of Medical Science, 2024, Volume: 16, Issue: 6, pp e61483, doi: 10.7759/cureus.61483

→  J. Mayer, R. Jose, M. Bekbolatova, C. Coletti, T. Devine, M. Toma, "Enhancing Patient Safety through Integrated Sensor Technology and Machine Learning for Bed-Based Patient Movement Detection in Inpatient Care", Artificial Intelligence in Health, 2024, Volume: 1, Issue: 2, pp 132–143, doi: 10.36922/aih.2790

→  A. Thomas, R. Jose, F. Syed, C.W. Ong, M. Toma, "Machine Learning-Driven Predictions and Interventions for Cardiovascular Occlusions", Technology and Health Care, 2024, [pre-press], doi: 10.3233/THC-240582

→  M. Bekbolatova, J. Mayer, R. Jose, F. Syed, G. Kurgansky, P. Singh, R. Pao, H. Zaw, T. Devine, R. Chan-Akeley, M. Toma, "Biomechanical Effects of Seizures on Cerebral Dynamics and Brain Stress", Brain Sciences, 2024, Volume: 14, Issue: 4, pp 323, doi: 10.3390/brainsci14040323

→  R. Jose, A. Thomas, J. Guo, R. Steinberg, M. Toma, "Evaluating Machine Learning Models for Prediction of Coronary Artery Disease", Global Translational Medicine, 2024, Volume: 3, Issue: 1, pp 2669, doi: 10.36922/gtm.2669

→  F. Syed, S. Khan, M. Toma, "Jugular Vein Compression Collars for Mitigating Traumatic Brain Injuries in High-Impact Activities: A Narrative Review", Journal of Dawning Research, 2024, Volume: 6, pp 1, [Online]

→  R. Jose, F. Syed, A. Thomas, M. Toma, "Cardiovascular Health Management in Diabetic Patients with Machine-Learning-Driven Predictions and Interventions", Applied Sciences, 2024, Volume: 14, Issue: 5, pp 2132, doi: 10.3390/app14052132

→  M. Bekbolatova, J. Mayer, C.W. Ong, M. Toma, "Transformative Potential of AI in Healthcare: Definitions, Applications, and Navigating the Ethical Landscape and Public Perspectives", Healthcare, 2024, Volume: 12, Issue: 2, pp 125, doi: 10.3390/healthcare12020125

→  M. Toma, F. Syed, L. McCoy, M. Nizich, W. Blazey, "Engineering in Medicine: Bridging the Cognitive and Emotional Distance between Medical and Non-Medical Students", International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology (IJEMST), 2024, Volume: 12, Issue: 1, pp 99-113, doi: 10.46328/ijemst.3089

→  J. Mayer, R. Jose, G.D. Kurgansky, P. Singh, C. Coletti, T. Devine, M. Toma, "Evaluating the Feasibility of Euler Angles for Bed-Based Patient Movement Monitoring", Signals, 2023, Volume: 4, Issue: 4, pp 788-799, doi: 10.3390/signals4040043

→  E. Frankini, E.J. Basile, F. Syed, O.C. Wei, M. Toma, "Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries in Military Personnel: Investigating the Dynamic Interplay of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Brain during Blasts", Cureus Journal of Medical Science, 2023, Volume: 15, Issue: 10, pp e46962, doi: 10.7759/cureus.46962

→  A. Abraham, R. Jose, J. Ahmad, J. Joshi, T. Jacob, A. Khalid, H. Ali, P. Patel, J. Singh, M. Toma, "Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Models for Image Detection of Colonic Polyps vs. Resected Polyps", Imaging, 2023, Volume: 9, Issue: 10, pp 215, doi: 10.3390/jimaging9100215

→  O.C. Wei, I.J.Y. Wee, M. Toma, F. Cui, X.Y. Xu, A.M. Richards, H.L. Leo, A.M.T.L. Choong, "Haemodynamic changes in Visceral Hybrid Repairs of Type III and Type V Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysms", Scientific Reports, 2023, Volume: 13, pp 13760, doi: 10.1038/s41598-023-40323-1

→  J. Arias, G. Kurgansky, O.C. Wei, R. Chan-Akeley, M. Toma, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Amniotic Fluid with Fetus and Placenta Inside Uterus Exposed to Military Blasts", Injury, 2023, Volume: 54, Issue: 8, pp 110843, doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2023.110843

→  F. Syed, S. Khan, M. Toma, "Modeling Dynamics of the Cardiovascular System Using Fluid-Structure Interaction Methods", Biology, 2023, Volume 12, Issue 7, pp 1226, doi: 10.3390/biology12071026

→  S. Khan, F. Syed, M. Toma, "Management of Intracranial Hemorrhage in the Setting of Mechanical Heart Valve Replacement Therapy", Appl. Mech., 2023, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 644-667, doi: 10.3390/applmech4020033

→  M. Toma, O.C. Wei, "Predictive Modeling in Medicine", Encyclopedia, 2023, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 590-601, doi: 10.3390/encyclopedia3020042

→  F. Syed, E. Frankini, K. Hurdle, J. Garcia, R. Chan-Akeley, M. Toma, "Cushioning Effect of Conventional Padded Helmets on Interaction between Cerebrospinal Fluid and Brain after a Low-Speed Head Impact", Appl. Sci., 2023, Volume 13, Issue 7, pp 4544, doi: 10.3390/app13074544

→  M. Toma, F. Syed, L. McCoy, "Integrating Multi-Professional Principles and Practices into the Medical Education Curriculum", 13th IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference, 2023

→  M. Toma, L. McCoy, T. Pham, "The Positive Impact of Dropping the Lowest Test Score on Academic Performance and Stress Levels in Math-Based Graduate Courses", Qeios, 2023, doi: 10.32388/2PV3VF

→  F. Syed, R. Jose, T. Devine, C. Coletti, M. Toma, "Assessment of Abdominal Constrictor’s Forces for Informing Computational Models of Orthostatic Hypotension", Materials, 2022, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 3116, doi: 10.3390/ma15093116

→  M. Toma, S. Singh-Gryzbon, E. Frankini, A. Wei, A. Yoganathan, "Clinical Impact of Computational Heart Valve Models", Materials, 2022, Volume 15, Issue 9, pp 3302, doi: 10.3390/ma15093302

→  C Varlotta, M. Toma, "Technological & Neurocognitive Assessment Tools in Combat Sports", Association of Ringside Physician's Manual of Combat Sports Medicine, Issue 2, Chapter 6

→  G. Kurgansky, J. Arias, E. Frankini, S. Echeverri, R. Chan-Akeley, M. Toma, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analyses of Amniotic Fluid with a Comprehensive Fetus Model Exposed to External Loading", Scipedia, 2022, Volume: Computational Natural Sciences, doi: 10.23967/eccomas.2022.124

→  M. Toma, D. Addepalli, R. Chan-Akeley, "The Intricacies of Computational Medical Research: An Advanced Study Approach", Recent Developments in Medicine and Medical Research, 2021, Volume 4, pp 71-83, doi: 10.9734/bpi/rdmmr/v4/13580D

→  M. Toma, S. K. Guru, W. Wu, M. Ali, O. C. Wei, "Addressing Discrepancies between Experimental and Computational Procedures", Biology, 2021, Volume 10, Issue 6, pp 536, doi: 10.3390/biology10060536

→  M. Toma, R. Concu, "Computational Biology: A New Frontier in Applied Biology", Biology, 2021, Volume 10, Issue 5, pp 374, doi: 10.3390/biology10050374

→  M. Toma, R. Chan-Akeley, J. Arias, G. D. Kurgansky, W. Mao, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analyses of Biological Systems using Smoothed-Particle Hydrodynamics", Biology, 2021, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 185, doi: 10.3390/biology10030185

→  M. Toma, Y. H. Pandya, D. Dongre, M. Nizich, "Assessing Forces Exerted on Horses Using Varying Riding Crops", Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2021, Volume 98, pp 103341, doi: 10.1016/j.jevs.2020.103341

→  M. Toma, Y. Lu, H. Zhou, J. D. Garcia, "Thresholding Segmentation Errors and Uncertainty with Patient-Specific Geometries", Biomedical Physics and Engineering, 2021, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 115-122, doi: 10.31661/JBPE.V0I0.2001-1062

→  M. Toma, R. Chan-Akeley, "Biofluid-Biostructure Interaction Analyses Using Comprehensive Patient-Specific Geometries", Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2021, Volume 1290, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-63092-8_1

→  M. Toma, D. R. Einstein, K. Kohli, S. L. Caroll, C. H. Bloodworth, R. P. Cochran, K. S. Kunzelman, A. P. Yoganathan, "Effect of Edge-to-Edge Mitral Valve Repair on Chordal Strain: Fluid-Structure Interaction Simulations", Biology, 2020, Volume 9, Issue 7, doi: 10.3390/biology9070173

→  M. Toma, D. R. Einstein, C. H. Bloodworth, K. Kohli, R. P. Cochran, K. S. Kunzelman, A. P. Yoganathan, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Subject-Specific Mitral Valve Regurgitation Treatment with an Intra-valvular Spacer", Prosthesis, 2020, Volume 2, Issue 2, doi: 10.3390/prosthesis2020007

→  M. Toma, R. Chan-Akeley, C. Lipari, S.-H. Kuo, "Mechanism of Coup and Contrecoup Injuries Induced by a Knock-Out Punch", Journal of Mathematical and Computational Applications, 2020, Volume 25, Issue 2, doi: 10.3390/mca25020022

→  M. Toma, A. Dehesa-Baeza, R. Chan-Akeley, P. D. H. Nguyen, H. Zwibel, "Cerebrospinal Fluid Interaction with Cerebral Cortex during Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma", Journal of Pediatric Neurology, 2020, Volume 18, Issue 5, pp 223-230, doi: 10.1055/s-0040-1708495

→  M. Toma, S.-H. Kuo, "Computational Assessment of Risk of Subdural Hematoma Associated with Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt Placement", Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, 2020, Volume 36, pp 36-47, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-43195-2_4

→  M. Toma, P. D. H. Nguyen, "Coup-contrecoup brain injury: fluid-structure interaction simulations", International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2020, Volume 25, Issue 2, pp 175-182, doi: 10.1080/13588265.2018.1550910

→  S. Singh-Gryzbon, V. Sadri, M. Toma, E. L. Pierce; Z. A. Wei, A. P. Yoganathan, "Development of a Computational Method for Simulating Tricuspid Valve Dynamics", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2019, Volume 47, pp 1422-1434, doi: 10.1007/s10439-019-02243-y

→  C. W. Ong, F. Kabinejadian, F. Xiong, Y. R. Wong, M. Toma, Y. N. Nguyen, K. J. Chua, F.S. Cui, P. Ho, H. L. Leo, "Pulsatile Flow Investigation in Development of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm: An In-Vitro Validated Fluid Structure Interaction Analysis", Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 2019, Volume 12, Issue 6, pp 1855-1872, doi: 10.29252/jafm.12.06.29769

→  M. Toma, "Predicting Concussion Symptoms Using Computer Simulations", Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 2019, Volume 880, pp 557-568, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-02686-8_42

→  M. Toma, P. D. H. Nguyen, "Fluid-structure interaction analysis of cerebrospinal fluid with a comprehensive head model subject to a rapid acceleration and deceleration", Brain Injury, 2018, Volume 32, Issue 12, pp 1576-1584, doi: 10.1080/02699052.2018.1502470

→  Z. A. Wei, S. J. Sonntag, M. Toma, S. Singh-Gryzbon, W. Sun, "Computational Fluid Dynamics Assessment Associated with Transcatheter Heart Valve Prostheses: A Position Paper of the ISO Working Group", Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, 2018, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 289-299, doi: 10.1007/s13239-018-0349-y

→  Milan Toma, "Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations Using FDA's Idealized Medical Device Demonstrating the Importance of Model Validation", Biomedical Research and Reviews, 2018, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 104-107, [Online]

→  Milan Toma, "The Emerging Use of SPH in Biomedical Applications", Significances of Bioengineering & Biosciences, 2017, Volume 1, Issue 1, SBB.000502, doi: 10.31031/SBB.2017.01.000502, [Online]

→  C. H. Bloodworth, E. L. Pierce, T. F. Easley, A. Drach, A. H. Khalighi, M. Toma, M. O. Jensen, M. S. Sacks, A. P. Yoganathan, "Ex Vivo Methods for Informing and Validating Computational Models of the Mitral Valve", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2017, Volume 45, Issue 2, pp 496-507, doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1734-z

→  M. Toma, C. H. Bloodworth, E. L. Pierce, D. R. Einstein, R. P. Cochran, A. P. Yoganathan, K. S. Kunzelman, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Ruptured Mitral Chordae Tendineae", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2017, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 619-631, doi: 10.1007/s10439-016-1727-y, [Online]

→  M. Toma, D. R. Einstein, C. H. Bloodworth, R. P. Cochran, A. P. Yoganathan, K. S. Kunzelman, "Fluid-Structure Interaction and Structural Analyses using a Comprehensive Mitral Valve Model with 3D Chordal Structure", International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 2017, Volume 33, Issue 4, doi: 10.1002/cnm.2815

→  M. Toma, M. Oshima and S. Takagi, "Decomposition and parallelization of strongly coupled fluid-structure interaction linear subsystems based on the Q1/P0 discretization", Journal of Computers & Structures, 2016, Volume 173, pp. 84-94, doi: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2016.06.001, [Online]

→  M. Toma, C. H. Bloodworth, D. R. Einstein, E. L. Pierce, R. P. Cochran, A. P. Yoganathan, K. S. Kunzelman, "High Resolution Subject-Specific Mitral Valve Imaging and Modeling: Experimental and Computational Methods", Journal of Biomechanics and Modelling in Mechanobiology, 2016, Volume 15, Issue 6, pp 1619-1630, doi: 10.1007/s10237-016-0786-1, [Online]

→  M. Toma, M. O. Jensen, D. R. Einstein, A. P. Yoganathan, R. P. Cochran, K. S. Kunzelman, "Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Papillary Muscle Forces Using a Comprehensive Mitral Valve Model with 3D Chordal Structure", Annals of Biomedical Engineering, April 2016, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 942-953, doi: 10.1007/s10439-015-1385-5, [Online]

→  F. Bisetti, S. M. Sarathy, M. Toma, S. H. Chung, "Stabilization and structure of n-heptane tribrachial flames in axisymmetric laminar jets", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, June 2014, volume 35, issue 1. doi: 10.1016/j.proci.2014.06.077

→  M. Toma, A. Krdey, S. Takagi and M. Oshima: Strongly Coupled Fluid-Structure Interaction Cardiovascular Analysis with the Effect of Peripheral Network, SEISAN KENKYU, 2011, volume 64, issue 3, pp. 339-344 [6 pages]. doi: 10.11188/seisankenkyu.63.339, [Online]

→  M. Toma, F. E. A. Njilie, M. Ghajari, U. Galvanetto: Assessing motorcycle crash-related head injuries using finite element simulations, International Journal of Simulation Modelling, 2010, volume 9, issue 3, pp. 143-151 [9 pages]. doi: 10.2507/ijsimm09(3)3.164, [Online]

→  J. A. Teixeira de Freitas, I. D. Moldovan, M. Toma: Mixed and Hybrid Stress Elements for Biphasic Media, International Journal Computers & Structures, 2010, Volume 88, Issues 23-24, pp. 1286-1299 [14 pages]. doi: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2009.01.015

→  J. A. Teixeira de Freitas and M. Toma: Hybrid-Trefftz stress elements for incompressible biphasic media, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 2009, volume 79, issue 2, pp. 205-238 [34 pages]. doi:10.1002/nme.2560

→  J. A. Teixeira de Freitas and M. Toma: Hybrid-Trefftz stress and displacement elements for axisymmetric incompressible biphasic media, International Journal for Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 2009, volume 198, issues 30-32, pp. 2368-2390 [23 pages]. doi:10.1016/j.cma.2009.02.023

→  V. Kompiš, M. Toma, M. Žmindák, M. Handrik: Use of Trefftz functions in non-linear BEM/FEM, International Journal Computers & Structures, 2004, volume 82, issue 27, pp. 2351-2360 [10 pages]. doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2004.04.006

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