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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2011, 5(4): 041007.
Published Online: November 28, 2011
... allow for controlled, disease specific, flexible intervention. Ultimately, it is hypothesized that the combination of support and assist could be used to facilitate cardiac rehabilitation therapy. The principles guiding this approach involve simply creating the conditions under which natural growth...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2011, 5(4): 041008.
Published Online: November 28, 2011
... (esmolol overdose). The passive support component was used to effectively shift the EDPVR leftward, i.e., counter to the effects of disease. The active assist component was used to effectively decompress the constrained heart and restore lost cardiac output and stroke work in the esmolol failure model...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Med. Devices. December 2011, 5(4): 044504.
Published Online: November 15, 2011
... systems. 29 03 2011 02 09 2011 15 11 2011 15 11 2011 biomechanics biomembranes cellular biophysics diseases eye geometry physiological models vision Retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusion (RVO...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 035001.
Published Online: August 30, 2011
...Megha Agrawal; Vaibhavi A. Sonetha; Smriti Sharma; Satyajeet Parakh; Bharat Dalvi; Jayesh R. Bellare Persistence of the ductus arteriosus (DA) after birth leads to the congenital heart disease known as patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). The objective of this study is to develop an evaluation protocol...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 031004.
Published Online: August 8, 2011
... 2011 biotransport convection diffusion diseases filtration haemodynamics kidney patient treatment Convection hemodiafiltration hemodialysis pulsatile pump ultrafiltration backfiltration TMP Maintenance hemodialysis has become an established protocol for treating end...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027537.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...Ameya Walimbe; Jeremy C. Koehler; John Whalen; Chia-Fang Chang 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 biomedical materials compressibility deformation diseases nickel alloys prosthetics silicones surgery titanium alloys 5.7 million Americans are clinically diagnosed each year...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027530.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...Grant Kruger; Steve E. Harte; Eric Ichesco; Mainak Mitra; Shen Keat Cheok; Xu Yun; Daniel J. Clauw; Albert Shih 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 biological tissues diseases health care medical computing noise patient treatment Chronic pain is a significant public health problem...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027516.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Michael P. Craven; Steven P. Morgan 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 biomedical equipment diseases economics innovation management Markov processes patient treatment Medical device start-ups are increasingly being challenged to justify the economic value of their innovation...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027517.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Paul F. McAlpine; Lai Yu Leo Tse; Anupinder S. Dulat; Christopher S. McAlpine; Amir Sabet Sarvestani; Kathleen H. Sienko 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 biological organs biomedical equipment diseases Sub-Saharan Africa is the region most heavily affected by HIV, accounting for 67...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027521.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Alexander H. Slocum, Jr.; Anand Jagannath; Tyrel Waagen; Arvind K. Agnihotri; Robert A. Levine 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 bellows catheters diseases haemodynamics physiological models pulsatile flow surgery Percutaneous treatments for heart disease have created new...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027518.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Rik Steenbergen; Jos Lassooij; Just Herder 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 biomedical equipment diseases muscle patient care In the Netherlands, approximately 100,000 people have a muscle disease. Often this disease is progressive, so patients’ disabilities get worse over time...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027506.
Published Online: June 9, 2011
...Sukhraaj Basati; Michael LaRiviere; Richard Penn; Andreas Linninger 09 06 2011 09 06 2011 bioelectric phenomena biomedical electrodes biomedical equipment biomedical measurement brain diseases electric impedance measurement electric sensing devices patient monitoring...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Book Reviews
J. Med. Devices. March 2011, 5(1): 016501.
Published Online: March 8, 2011
.... The authors of the individual chapters rightly pointed out the symptoms of biofilm disease such as common features of chronic infections, tissue damage, recalcitrance to antimicrobial therapy, and resistance to clearance by the host immune system. Hence, the role of biofilms in device-related infections...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2010, 4(4): 041004.
Published Online: November 8, 2010
...Xin Pan; Ming Long; Hao Liang; Xiao Chen; Han Li; Guang-bo Li; Zi-ye Zhao The close phylogenetic relationship between humans and nonhuman primates makes nonhuman primates an irreplaceable model for the study of human infectious diseases. In this study, we describe the development of an automatic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. December 2010, 4(4): 041005.
Published Online: November 8, 2010
... and bacteria sized particles from the sampled lower lung aerosols. The selective collection of specimens from the lower airway may aid in the diagnosis of specific pathogens causing pneumonia. 13 04 2010 15 07 2010 08 11 2010 08 11 2010 aerosols diseases filters microorganisms...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. December 2010, 4(4): 045003.
Published Online: November 8, 2010
..., accounting for 67% of HIV cases and 72% of AIDS deaths in 2007 ( 1 ). HIV AIDS Africa circumcision traditional circumcision medical device biomedical equipment diseases injuries microorganisms 10 01 2010 05 04 2010 08 11 2010 08 11 2010 The procedure...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. September 2010, 4(3): 035001.
Published Online: August 31, 2010
...Thomas L. Merrill; Denise R. Merrill; Todd J. Nilsen; Jennifer E. Akers Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Despite decades of care path improvements approximately 30% of heart attack victims die within 1 year after their first heart attack. Animal testing has...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027540.
Published Online: August 12, 2010
... machine that would function without an external energy source in resource-limited settings. 12 08 2010 biomedical equipment diseases muscle noise patient treatment sleep 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027534.
Published Online: August 11, 2010
...Sukhi Basati; Timothy J. Harris, Jr.; Andreas A. Linninger In diseases such as hydrocephalus, the cerebral ventricles enlarge. The treatment options for these patients are presently based on pressure, which has limited capabilities. We present the design of a volume sensor as an alternative...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027535.
Published Online: August 11, 2010
...Henk Versteeg; Abdul Qaiyum Shaik Pressurized metered-dose inhalers (pMDIs) have been the most effective therapeutic treatment for controlling lung diseases such as asthma and COPD. The flow through a two-orifice system of pMDI is very complex and poorly understood. Previous experimental work has...