Download e-book for kindle: Medical Devices: Surgical and Image-Guided Technologies by Martin Culjat

By Martin Culjat

ISBN-10: 0470549181

ISBN-13: 9780470549186

Addressing the exploding curiosity in bioengineering for healthcare purposes, this booklet offers readers with particular but easy-to-understand information on biomedical equipment engineering. Written via admired physicians and engineers, Medical units: Surgical and Image-Guided Technologies is geared up into stand-alone chapters masking units and structures in diagnostic, surgical, and implant procedures.

Assuming purely uncomplicated historical past in math and technological know-how, the authors truly clarify the basics for various platforms in addition to such subject matters as engineering issues, healing suggestions and purposes, destiny tendencies, and extra. After describing the best way to deal with a layout undertaking for clinical units, the e-book examines the following:

  • Instruments for laparoscopic and ophthalmic surgical procedure, plus surgical robotics
  • Catheters in vascular treatment and energy-based hemostatic surgical devices
  • Tissue ablation platforms and the numerous makes use of of lasers in medicine
  • Vascular and cardiovascular units, plus circulatory aid devices
  • Ultrasound transducers, X-ray imaging, and neuronavigation

An absolute needs to for biomedical engineers, Medical units: Surgical and Image-Guided Technologies can also be a useful advisor for college kids in all engineering majors and pre-med courses attracted to exploring this interesting field.

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Also, it does not achieve any of its primary intended purposes through chemical action within or on the body of man or other animals and is not dependent on being metabolized for the achievement of any of its primary intended purposes” (FDA, 2010). In other words, a medical device is any product, not including drugs or vaccines, used in the care or treatment of patients (or animals) for disease prevention, or for diagnosis of a disease or condition. This definition includes products such MEDICAL DEVICE TERMINOLOGY 7 as bandages, bedpans, and in vitro laboratory kits, as well as prosthetic limbs, pacemakers, and X-ray systems.

2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2013 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 11 12 DESIGN OF MEDICAL DEVICES (again, US and international) and similar influences that guide and define the design process. Of course, the impact of this environment will be more or less significant, depending on the nature of the device once again and the potential market envisioned. As the design process begins, consideration must be given to the specific regulatory bodies that will eventually provide oversight of the path to market.

Instrument lengths vary from 18 to 45 cm, with most ranging from 34 to 37 cm long. Shorter instruments (18 to 25 cm) are adapted for cervical and pediatric surgery, and for specific procedures in adults, such as gallbladder and antireflux procedures. Longer 45 cm instruments are best suited to obese or tall patients. , 2005). 8 to 12 mm, but most instruments are designed to pass through 5 or 10 mm trocars. Each instrument has varying rigidity, with longer and thinner instruments generally more flexible and the length a function of the force it can deliver at the tip of the instrument.

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