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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Med. Devices. March 2013, 7(1): 011007.
Paper No: MED-12-1029
Published Online: February 13, 2013
... and opportunistic nosocomial pathogens Escherichia coli , Bacillus cereus , Staphylococcus aureus, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa . The indirect exposure of the portable RBP device on monocytic leukemia cancer cells (THP-1) was found to be effective and the results demonstrate that a preference for apoptosis...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027535.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...JungHun Choi; Ravindra Kale 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 biomedical education biomedical optical imaging cancer data acquisition endoscopes training Colorectal cancer is one of the commonly occurring types of cancer and individuals above 50 years of age are considered...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027536.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...Ed Summers; Thomas Cervantes; Rachel Batzer; Julia Stark; Raymond Lewis 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 biomedical equipment cancer cooling kidney medical disorders surgery Over 58,000 patients suffer from renal cell carcinoma annually in the United States. Treatment...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027540.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
...Hasan Ayaz; Baruch Ben Dor; David Solt; Banu Onaral 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 biomedical optical imaging blood brain cancer infrared imaging injuries neurophysiology optical scanners Early identification of intracranial hematomas in patients with traumatic brain injury...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027531.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...Jong Yoon; Tim Soper; Eric J. Seibel 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 biomedical optical imaging cancer endoscopes image reconstruction image segmentation mechatronics medical image processing medical robotics While cystoscopic surveillance, which uses a type of endoscope used...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2011, 5(2): 027526.
Published Online: June 14, 2011
...H.-Z. Jiang; J.-Y. Chen; M.-Cheng Pan; Ch.-T. Wu; S.-Y. Sun; Min-Chun Pan 14 06 2011 14 06 2011 biomedical optical imaging cancer diagnostic radiography image reconstruction mammography medical image processing tumours This study aims at developing an optical...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027542.
Published Online: August 12, 2010
...Debao Zhou; Dr. Jing Bai In the United States, about one out of eight women has been diagnosed with breast cancer. This year, about 200,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. Radiation therapy is a standard procedure to treat breast cancer. During...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2010, 4(2): 027529.
Published Online: August 10, 2010
... using heterogeneous phantoms made of high-scattering Intralipid. Promising results are obtained with various spatial resolutions due to partial NIR detected intensity. 10 08 2010 biological organs biomedical equipment cancer image reconstruction lipid bilayers mammography medical...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. September 2009, 3(3): 031005.
Published Online: August 31, 2009
...Jean-Sébastien Plante; Kenjiro Tadakuma; Lauren M. DeVita; Daniel F. Kacher; Joseph R. Roebuck; Simon P. DiMaio; Ferenc A. Jolesz; Steven Dubowsky A parallel manipulator concept using bistable polymer actuators has been developed to perform prostate cancer biopsy, and deliver therapy within...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027554.
Published Online: July 24, 2009
...L. Oliveira; E. Servais; N. Rizk; P. Adusumilli; M. Bikson Bowel resection surgery is a commonly performed operation used to treat a variety of gastro-intestinal tract disorders, including cancer. The surgery entails excising the diseased portion of intestine, and then creating a surgical...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027546.
Published Online: July 24, 2009
... device to be developed in future work. 24 07 2009 biological organs biomedical measurement biomedical optical imaging cancer distance measurement endoscopes holography image registration laser applications in medicine medical image processing optical tracking surgery tumours...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027527.
Published Online: July 9, 2009
... technique in vitro and in vivo. While currently being targeted conservatively for palliative therapy of unresectable or late-stage aggressive malignancies such as hepatocellular carcinoma, thermochemical ablation has potential use in the therapy of a majority of solid tumors such as breast cancer, lung...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027529.
Published Online: July 9, 2009
.... Previous work in our lab has shown that TNF- α (native or as the nanodrug, CYT-6091, Cytimmune Sciences, Inc.) can act synergistically with cryosurgery to destroy all prostate cancer within an iceball. Building on this work, the current study was designed to test TNF- α as an adjuvant in an in vivo model...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027518.
Published Online: July 7, 2009
... suggests that if NO could be effectively delivered in vivo to tumors of patients currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments at the appropriate levels, less damaging chemotherapy treatments could be used against cancer [2]. This could increase the overall survivability of cancer patients, especially...
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Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027511.
Published Online: July 6, 2009
...A. Garg; A. W. Tisdale; E. Kokkoli The ability to target cancer cells using an appropriate drug delivery system can significantly reduce the associated side effects from cancer therapies and can help in improving overall quality of life post cancer survival. Integrin α 5 β 1 is expressed on several...
Topics: Cancer, Tumors
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027508.
Published Online: June 30, 2009
...D. Zhou; G. McMurray Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Colonoscopy is the best technology available to detect and treat abnormalities within the colon. It is a procedure that enables a gastroenterologist to evaluate the appearance of the inside...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2009, 3(2): 027504.
Published Online: June 30, 2009
...B. Fruland; M. Holtz; S. Sundquist; T. Nelson; A. Kroll; K. Anderson; T. Larson Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous growth of the prostate gland affecting about 50% of the men over age 50. As men age, the prostate continues to grow leading to increased prostate volume, which may...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Med. Devices. March 2009, 3(1): 011004.
Published Online: January 13, 2009
... mechanism and an efficient motion sequence for bladder cancer detection and postoperative surveillance. The continuous and optimal path of the imaging probe can enable a medical practitioner to readily ensure that images are produced for the entire surface of the bladder in a controlled and uniform manner...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027562.
Published Online: June 26, 2008
...Ajay M. Shah; Nathan Ball; Randy Ewoldt; Shen Kuan Ng; Benjamin Powers; Arlan Fuller; Michael Sieden; Arun Anand; Alexander Slocum Due to the tendency of ovarian cancer to spread in small sections throughout the abdominal cavity, it is presently difficult to detect early stage cancer recurrence...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Of Medical Devices Conference Abstracts
J. Med. Devices. June 2008, 2(2): 027534.
Published Online: June 25, 2008
... cancer drugs intelligent actuators lung nozzles patient treatment pneumodynamics shape memory effects tumours 2008 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...