2.782J / 3.961J / 20.451J / HST.524J Design of Medical Devices and Implants, Spring 2003
Author(s)Yannas, Ioannis V.; Spector, Myron
Design of Medical Devices and Implants
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Solution of clinical problems by use of implants and other medical devices. Systematic use of cell-matrix control volumes. The role of stress analysis in the design process. Anatomic fit: shape and size of implants. Selection of biomaterials. Instrumentation for surgical implantation procedures. Preclinical testing for safety and efficacy: risk/benefit ratio assessment. Evaluation of clinical performance: design of clinical trials. Project materials drawn from orthopedic devices, soft tissue implants, artificial organs, and dental implants.
clinical problems, implants, medical devices, cell-matrix control volumes, stress analysis, Anatomic fit, biomaterials, surgical implantation procedures, Preclinical testing, risk/benefit ratio assessment, clinical performance, clinical trials, orthopedic devices, soft tissue implants, artificial organs, dental implants, 2.782J, 3.961J, HST.524J, 2.782, 3.961, HST.524, 20.451, 20.451J, Medical instruments and apparatus