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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Med. Devices. September 2012, 6(3): 035001.
Published Online: July 30, 2012
...Thomas L. Merrill; Denise R. Merrill; Jennifer E. Akers Mild hypothermia has been shown to reduce heart tissue damage resulting from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). In previous work we developed a trilumen cooling catheter to deliver cooled blood rapidly to the heart during emergency angioplasty...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. June 2012, 6(2): 021011.
Published Online: May 7, 2012
...Brandon J. Hopkins; Huayin Wu; William H. Marks; Qimin Quan; Samuel Kesner; C. Keith Ozaki; Conor Walsh Up to eight percent of patients develop steal syndrome after prosthetic dialysis access graft placement, which is characterized by low blood flow to the hand. Steal syndrome results in a cold...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 035001.
Published Online: August 30, 2011
..., such as blood, occlusion would be easier with the presence of thrombogenic fibers with very small pore size. This would cause physical obstruction to the flow and the fibers would also serve as a host to platelets, thereby initiating the process of thrombogenesis and endothilialization. Due...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2011, 5(3): 031008.
Published Online: August 18, 2011
... design for a cam-driven finger pump. Several cams sequentially compress fingers, which compress flexible tubes; thus eliminating valves. Changing the speed of the motor or size of the tube controls the flow rate. In vitro experiments conducted with whole blood using the pump measured Creatinine levels...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027540.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
... on the differential light absorption of the injured versus the noninjured part of brain. When extravascular blood is present due to internal bleeding, there is a greater local concentration of hemoglobin that results in greater absorbance of the light on the bleeding side of the brain as compared...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027515.
Published Online: June 13, 2011
...Celestine Aguwa; Leslie Monplaisir; Prasanth Sylajakumari 13 06 2011 13 06 2011 biochemistry biomedical equipment biomedical measurement blood customer satisfaction modules The goal of this research is to determine how customer ratings affect the final outcome, which...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027513.
Published Online: June 9, 2011
...Caitlin O. Winget; Theresa K. Fisher; Rajen N. Kumar; Alexander H. Harrington; Kathleen H. Sienko 09 06 2011 09 06 2011 biomedical equipment blood obstetrics patient treatment The lack of donated blood available for emergency transfusions in the developing world...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2010, 4(3): 031007.
Published Online: September 8, 2010
... helps reduce product cycle time, thereby improving market competitiveness among other factors. 16 06 2010 27 07 2010 08 09 2010 08 09 2010 biochemistry biomedical equipment blood cost reduction fuzzy logic product design product development reliability medical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. September 2010, 4(3): 035001.
Published Online: August 31, 2010
... shown that mild hypothermia, reducing tissue temperatures by 2 – 4 ° C , has the potential to save heart tissue that is not adequately perfused with blood. This paper describes the design of a cooling guide catheter that can provide rapid, local cooling to heart tissue during emergency angioplasty...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027538.
Published Online: August 12, 2010
...Matthew Nielsen; Megan C. Frost Measuring the blood gases of patients in the intensive care unit or undergoing major surgical procedures in real time would help healthcare providers diagnose and manage base excess and base deficient disorders. Optical fibers provide a platform upon which...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027525.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
... itself as well as accurately detect bleeding or clotting within the GI tract. The unreliability of localization combined with inaccurate blood detection in VCE ultimately leads to wired endoscopy for additional diagnosis. In this paper, a method to address localization of the VCE device, also known...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027527.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
...). Clinical disease and demographic factors known to impact the outcome of HCT include: recipient and donor age, type of donor (related/unrelated), donor-recipient gender, diagnosis and disease status pre-HCT, and stem cell source (peripheral blood, marrow, and umbilical cord blood). However, biostatistical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027506.
Published Online: August 9, 2010
... that are used with a commercial patient monitoring device. The system monitors physiological signals associated with apnea, such as heart rate and blood oxygen level, and activates the vibrotactile unit in a closed-loop fashion. The system provides multimode haptic feedback for individualized patient treatment...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027509.
Published Online: August 9, 2010
... ) . In conclusion, we developed a device that effectively delivers an antiseptic to a male luer style connector without leaking any antiseptic to the inner lumen of the luer post blood catheters microorganisms 09 08 2010 09 08 2010 2010 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. March 2010, 4(1): 011001.
Published Online: February 4, 2010
... to the migration of vortical structures from the major to the minor orifice region during the leaflet rebound of the closing phase. 28 01 2009 03 12 2009 04 02 2010 04 02 2010 blood cardiology cellular biophysics discs (structures) flow simulation flow visualisation haemodynamics...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027547.
Published Online: July 24, 2009
...B. M. Burgess; M. C. Frost Biomedical devices that contact blood and tissue universally inspire a host response that often compromises the function of the device (i.e., intravascular sensors become coated with thrombi, artificial vascular grafts become occluded with thrombus formation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027524.
Published Online: July 8, 2009
.... Elevated levels of some proteins in the blood can lead to a number of medical conditions. Incorporating these polymers into a device for blood purification to remove such molecules can be used as a means to combat these problems. Protein imprinting was studied from a novel perspective using protein coated...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027519.
Published Online: July 8, 2009
...B. M. Burgess; G. E. Gierke; M. C. Frost Biomedical devices that contact blood and tissue universally inspire a host response that often compromises the function of the device (i.e., intravascular sensors become coated with thrombi, artificial vascular grafts become coated with thrombi, artificial...