Stefan Candefjord

Forskarassistent at Chalmers, Electrical Engineering, Signalbehandling och medicinsk teknik, Biomedical Electromagnetics

Stefan Candefjord is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical electromagnetics research group. His research project aims at improving the prehospital care process for victims in road traffic accidents. To minimize the consequences for the victims appropriate treatment must be given as soon as possible. This puts high demands on using effective tools in the prehospital setting to optimize the workflow and quickly decide on treatment. The work is carried out within the reserach centres MedTech West and SAFER.

Source: chalmers.se

Publications

2018

Microwave Diagnostics Ahead: Saving Time and the Lives of Trauma and Stroke Patients

Andreas Fhager, Stefan Candefjord, Mikael Elam et al
IEEE Microwave Magazine. Vol. 19 (3), p. 78-90
Journal article
2018

Comparison of outlier heartbeat identification and spectral transformation strategies for deriving heart rate variability indices for drivers at different stages of sleepiness

Fabio Forcolin, Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 19, p. S112-S119
Journal article
2017

Microwave technology for detecting traumatic intracranial bleedings: tests on phantom of subdural hematoma and numerical simulations

Stefan Candefjord, JOHAN WINGES, A.A. Malik et al
Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing. Vol. 55 (8), p. 1177-1188
Journal article
2017

Bioimpedance technology for detection of thoracic injury

Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord, B. Sanchez et al
Physiological Measurement. Vol. 38 (11), p. 2000-2014
Journal article
2017

Clinical Evaluation of a Microwave-Based Device for Detection of Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage

J. Ljungqvist, Stefan Candefjord, Mikael Persson et al
Journal of Neurotrauma. Vol. 34 (13), p. 2176-2182
Journal article
2016

Prehospital transportation decisions for patients sustaining major trauma in road traffic crashes in Sweden

Stefan Candefjord, Ruben Buendia, Eva Corina Caragounis et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 17 (S1), p. 16-20
Journal article
2015

Assessing mechanisms of injury as predictors of severe injury for adult car and truck occupants

Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord, Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist
The 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV)
Conference contribution
2015

A Comparative Study of Automated Segmentation Methods for Use in a Microwave Tomography System for Imaging Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Stroke Patients

Mahmood Qaiser, Shaochuan Li, Andreas Fhager et al
Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications. Vol. 7, p. 152-167
Journal article
2015

A concept for naturalistic data collection for vulnerable road users using a smartphone-based platform

Leif Sandsjö, Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist, Stefan Candefjord
The 24th International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV)
Conference contribution
2015

On-Scene Injury Severity Prediction (OSISP) Algorithm for Truck Occupants

Stefan Candefjord, Ruben Buendia, Helen Fagerlind et al
Traffic Injury Prevention. Vol. 16, p. 190-196
Journal article
2015

A wearable microwave detector for diagnosing thoracic injuries-test on a porcine pneumothorax model

Nils Petter Oveland, Ruben Buendia, Bengt-Arne Sjöqvist et al
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. Vol. 23 (2)
Journal article
2015

On scene injury prediction (OSISP) algorithm for car occupants

Ruben Buendia, Stefan Candefjord, Helen Fagerlind et al
Accident Analysis and Prevention. Vol. 81, p. 211-217
Journal article
2015

Pre-hospital diagnosis for stroke and trauma patients using microwave technology

Stefan Candefjord, Mikael Persson, Andreas Fhager et al
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. Vol. 23 (2)
Journal article
2014

Using Smartphones to Monitor Cycling and Automatically Detect Accidents - Towards eCall Functionality for Cyclists

Stefan Candefjord, Leif Sandsjö, Robert Andersson et al
Proceedings, International Cycling Safety Conference 2014, p. 1-9
Paper in proceedings
2014

Design of a microwave device for prehospital stroke diagnosis

Tobias Olsson, Samuel Lunde, Stefan Candefjord
Medicinteknikdagarna 2014, Gothenburg, 14–16 October, 2014
Conference contribution
2013

eCall – smart alarms for traffic accidents to increase the precision of ambulance dispatch and improve chain of care

Stefan Candefjord, Magdalena Lindman, Leif Sandsjö et al
Prehospenkonferensen, Borås, April 25-26, 2013
Conference contribution
2013

Microwave technology for localization of traumatic intracranial bleedings—a numerical simulation study

Stefan Candefjord, JOHAN WINGES, Yinan Yu et al
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS, p. 1948-1951
Paper in proceedings
2013

Developing a Wearable Microwave Instrument for Detecting Thorax Injuries – Tests On a Pneumothorax Phantom

Stefan Candefjord, Prateek Saraswat, Robert Samo et al
Medicinteknikdagarna 2013
Conference contribution
2013

Microwave technology shows potential for detecting traumatic intracranial bleedings

Stefan Candefjord, Malik Ahzaz Ahmad, Stefan Kidborg et al
7th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), p. 2609-2610
Paper in proceedings
2012

Using microwave technology for detecting traumatic intracranial bleedings – tests on a brain phantom

Stefan Candefjord, Ahzaz Ahmad Malik, Stefan Kidborg et al
Medicinteknikdagarna 2012
Conference contribution
2012

A combined tactile and Raman probe for tissue characterization - Design considerations

M. Nyberg, Stefan Candefjord, V. Jalkanen et al
Measurement Science and Technology. Vol. 23 (6)
Journal article
2012

Resonance Micro-Raman Investigations of the Rat Medial Preoptic Nucleus: Effects of a Low-Iron Diet on the Neuroglobin Content

Kerstin Ramser, E. Malinina, Stefan Candefjord
Applied Spectroscopy. Vol. 66 (12), p. 1454-1460
Journal article
2012

Combining scanning haptic microscopy and fibre optic Raman spectroscopy for tissue characterization

Stefan Candefjord, Yoshinobu Murayama, M. Nyberg et al
Journal of Medical Engineering and Technology. Vol. 36 (6), p. 319-327
Journal article

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