Biomedical Engineering: I Recent Developments

Biomedical Engineering: I Recent Developments

Proceedings of the First Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Editor: Subrata Saha
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138398

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Biomedical Engineering I: Recent Developments covers the proceedings of the First Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference. The book presents a paper that discusses topics relevant to the development of the field of biomedical engineering. The 86 materials presented in the text are organized into 18 sessions; each session tackles a specific area of biomedical engineering. The areas covered in the book include spine biomechanics, soft tissue mechanics, biochemical engineering, bone mechanics, and medical instrumentation. The book will be of great use to researchers and professionals in the field of biomedical engineering.

Table of Contents

  • Opening of the Conference

    Plenary Session

    Welcoming Remarks

    General Lecture


    Banquet Address

    Future Directions of Biomedical Engineering

    Session 1 Biomaterials

    Augmentation of the Deficient Alveolar Ridge with Hydroxylapatite

    Major Tendon and Ligament Repairs with a Dacron Prosthesis (Graft)

    The Fatigue Life of Inorganic Bone -- PMMA Composites

    Titanium Oxide as a Radiopaque Material in Bone Cement: A Feasibility Study

    Strengthening of Calcium Hydroxapatite by Ion Exchange

    Martensitic Phase Change Measurements in a Shape-Memory Material

    Session 2 Rehabilitation Engineering

    An Evaluation Simulator for the Scott Van

    The Severely Disabled Driver: Gear Ratio and Driver Time Delay Effects on the Dynamics of Steering

    The Prosthetic Pace-counter

    Myoelectric Analysis of Normal Human Spine Function

    Microprocessors in the Hospital - Communication for the Acutely Disabled

    Towards Employment of the Severely Physically Handicapped

    Session 3 Biological Signal Processing

    Pattern Recognition Strategies for the Classification of Brain Electrical Potentials

    Real-Time Processing of Electro-physiological Events at the Neuromuscular Junction

    An Analog Alternative to the Digital Anti-alias Filter Used to Pre-process Neuronal Spike Train Data for Fourier Analysis

    A Method for the Measurement of Acoustical Transmission in Deafness

    On-Line Digital Filtering Application Using Windowing Technique

    Time-Domain Analysis of Respiratory Electromyogram

    Session 4 Spine Biomechanics

    Response of the Intervertebral Joint to Torsional Stress

    A Finite Element Analysis of the Viscoelastic Interaction Between the Nucleus Pulposis and Annulus Fibrous Within the Human Intervertebral Joint

    A Model for Analysis of Head-Neck Dynamics with Muscular Response

    Viscoelastic Behavior of the Human Spinal Disc and the Vertebra

    Distribution of In Vivo Lateral Bending Stiffnesses Idiopathic Scoliotic Spines

    An X-Ray Translucent Cervical Orthosis

    Session 5 Cardiology

    Asynchronous Onset of Mechanical Systole Studied by Computer Generated Three-Dimensional Functional Images of the Left Ventricle

    Flow Disturbance Downstream of Moderate Stenosis in the Canine Common Carotid Artery

    Analysis of Endothelial Lesions Created Using a Submerged Laminar Jet

    Fourier Phase and Amplitude Maps in Digitized Intravenous Contrast Ventricular Fluoroangiography

    Techniques for Twenty-Four Hour Hemodynamic Monitoring in Unanesthetized Rats

    A Carotid Sinus Baroreceptor and Wall Model Suitable for Baropacing

    Session 6 Bioelectricity

    Dermal Effects of Electrocutaneous Stimulation

    Detection of Surface Electropotentials of Human Breast Lesions

    Cell Constant, Electrode Geometry and Current Densities in Measuring Tissue Resistivity

    Effect of Different Electromagnetic Pulsed Stimulations on the Skeletal Growth of Chick Embryo

    Electrogenic Ion Transport and Bioelectric Excitation

    A Differential Method for Measuring the Electrical Characteristics of Bone

    Session 7 Orthopaedic Biomechanics

    Biomechanical Evaluation of Bony Defects Repaired with Normal, Carbon Fiber, and Wire Reinforced Bone Cement

    Development of Mathematical Model of Nuero Musculature System in the Forearm

    Implications of the Mechanical Disturbance Produced in the Body by Heel Strike

    Static Pressure Distribution Under Normal Foot-A Barograph-Micro Densitometric Study

    A Preliminary Analysis and Classification of Windflail Injury

    The Scope of Finite Element Models in Providing Answers to Clinical Orthopedic Problems

    Carbon Fiber and its use in Ligament Repair

    A Study on the Kinematic Parameters of Normal Human Locomotion

    Session 8 Soft Tissue Mechanics

    Determination of True Point-by-Point Heart Wall Stiffness

    Regional and Global Left Ventricular Deformation: Pressure-Strain Analysis

    Anisotropy of the Aortic Tissue in the Axial and Transverse Directions

    The Elasticity of the Urinary Bladder for Large Deformations

    Interconversion's of Various Types of Secant and Incremental Moduli for Soft Biological Tissue

    The Tensile Properties of Ray Fish Skin

    Session 9 Mathematical Modeling

    A Simplified Model for Predicting Myocardial P02 Histograms

    Michaelis Menten Kinetics as a Modeling Assumption in a Model of Oxygen Transport in Heart

    Transport Limitation of Oxygen in Multicell Spheroids as Determined by Mathematical Modeling

    The Transport of Oxygen, Glucose, Carbon Dioxide and Lactic Acid in the Human Brain: Mathematical Models

    Analog Model of the Vertebrate Cone Retina

    Stimulation of Epidermal Cell Movement

    Session 10 Knee Biomechanics

    Transmissibility Function of the Healthy Human Knee (In Vivo Study)

    A Method for Quantification of 3-Dimensional Motion of the Knee Joint

    In Vivo Measurement in Human of Femur Tibia Relative Displacements

    An Experimental Study on the Tibial Component of Total Knees

    Session 11 Ultrasound in Medicine

    Use of Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Surgical Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

    Ultrasonic Quantification of Skin and Muscle Hemodynamics

    Quantitative Measurement of Fracture Healing by Ultrasound

    Measurement of Mandibular Fracture Healing: A Preliminary Ultrasonic Study

    Session 12 Biochemical Engineering

    Modeling a Membrane Blood Pouch for Dialysis Deglycerolization of RBC

    Effect of Distance on the Migration of PMN Leukocytes under Agarose towards Casein

    The Influence of Bacterial Endotoxin on the Dielectric Relaxation of Bovine Serum Albumin

    Mass Transfer Characterization in Hollow Fiber Kidneys

    Effect of Adenosine on Vascular Wall Tissue

    Session 13 Implant

    Comparative Study of Carbon and Graphite Cloth with Marlex and Dacron Mesh in the Repair of Abdominal Wound Defects

    Biomechanics of the Kuntscher Intramedullary Rod

    Performance Characteristics of Total Hip Femoral Components as a Function of Prosthesis Modulus

    Long Term Evaluation of Precoated Canine Femoral Prosthesis

    Functional Considerations in Implant Design

    Session 14 Oral Surgery and Dentistry

    Improvement of Experimental Elastomers for Permanent Soft Denture Liners: Physical and Biologic Properties

    Facial Augmentation with Proplast: Long Term Retrospective Investigation

    Nine Year Report on Proplast Coated Metallic Prostheses for Condyle Replacement

    The Treatment of TMJ Arthroses with Proplast (PTFE/graphite) - TeflonR Implants - A Seven Year Study

    Stress Distribution in Restorations: A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Study

    Evaluation of Retentive Force Gained by Tissue Condition Materials

    Session 15 Computers in Medicine

    Computer Identification of Clinical Laboratory Specimens

    A Microcomputer Simulation of the Isogravimetric Dog Lung

    Simulated Mass Spectrophotometer Using Microprocessor Technology and a Gas Chromatograph

    Mathematical Modeling of Erythropoisis in Evaluating Hypokinetic Effects

    An Adaptive Computer-Aided Independent Living System for Severely Handicapped

    Session 16 Bone Mechanics

    Fracture Mechanics of Cortical Bone - Evaluation by the Compact Tension Method

    Bending Strength and Ash Content of Bones During Embryonic Growth

    Frequency Dependence of Ultrasonic Characteristics of Cancellous Bone

    Dielectric Properties of Doped Bone Materials

    A Note on an Aspect of Electromechanical Conversion in a Biased Thermopiezoelectric Bone Medium

    Session 17 Clinical Engineering and Bioengineering Education

    The Need of Biomedical Ethics Training in Bioengineering

    Revision of a BMET Curriculum

    Biomedical Education and the Philosophy of Origins

    Clinical Engineering in the Southeast: Achieving its Potential in the Large Community Hospital

    Application of the Design Process to a Rehabilitation Engineering Project: A Wheelchair Adaptation

    Session 18 Medical Instrumentation

    Burst Pacemaker Therapy for Control of Reentrant Tachycardia

    Microprocessor Monitors Heart Rate

    A Flow-meter Using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

    Cutting Tool Technology Applied to Intra-Articular Arthroscopic Surgical Instruments

    Medical Instrument Design - A User's View

    A Microprocessor Based Automated H. Response Monitor

    Author Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 430
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483138398

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