Biomedical Engineering: I Recent Developments - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080288260, 9781483138398

Biomedical Engineering: I Recent Developments

1st Edition

Proceedings of the First Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference

Editors: Subrata Saha
eBook ISBN: 9781483138398
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1982
Page Count: 430
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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


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