Biomedical Technology and Devices, Second Edition

Biomedical Technology and Devices, Second Edition

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Biomedical Technology and Devices, Second Edition focuses on the equipment, devices, and techniques used in modern medicine to diagnose, treat, and monitor human illnesses. Gathering together and compiling the latest information available on medical technology, this revised work adds ten new chapters. It starts with the basics, introducing the history of the thermometer and measuring body temperature, before moving on to a medley of devices that are far more complex. This book explores diverse technological functions and procedures including signal processing, auditory systems, magnetic resonance imaging, ultrasonic and emission imaging, image-guided thermal therapy, medical robotics, shape memory alloys, biophotonics, and tissue engineering. Each chapter offers a description of the technique, its technical considerations, and its use according to its applications and relevant body systems. It can be used as a professional resource, as well as a textbook for undergraduate and graduate students.Animal studies were carried out to perform osteotomies where an RX 90 surgical robot (Orto Maquet, Staubli) was used to ... the robot was registered with the pig in the operating room (Figure 30.19), and the surgeon manually guided the robot anbsp;...

Title:Biomedical Technology and Devices, Second Edition
Author:James E. Moore Jr, Duncan J. Maitland
Publisher:CRC Press - 2013-06-25


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