Trends in Development of Medical Devices

Trends in Development of Medical Devices

1st Edition - January 25, 2020

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  • Authors: Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam, Logesh Chokkalingam, Pramila Marathahalli
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128209615
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128209608

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Trends in Development of Medical Devices covers the basics of medical devices and their development, regulations and toxicological effects, risk assessment and mitigation. It also discusses the maintenance of a medical device portfolio during product lifecycle. This book provides up-to-date information and knowledge on how to understand the position and benefits of new introduced medical devices for improving healthcare. Researchers and industry professionals from the fields of medical devices, surgery, medical toxicology, pharmacy and medical devices manufacture will find this book useful. The book's editors and contributors form a global, interdisciplinary base of knowledge which they bring to this book.

Key Features

  • Provides a roadmap to medical devices development and the integration of manufacturing steps to improve workflows
  • Helps engineers in medical devices industries to anticipate the special requirements of this field with relation to biocompatibility, sterilization methods, government regulations
  • Presents new strategies that readers can use to take advantage of rapid prototyping technologies, such as 3D printing, to reduce imperfections in production and develop products that enable completely new treatment possibilities


Medical Engineering Graduates, Medical device engineers, Medical Toxicologists, Pharmacy Graduates, Medical Devices Manufacturers and Regulators, Clinical Engineers

Table of Contents

  • 1. Advancements In Three-Dimensional Printing For The Medical Device Industry
    Jaisujitha Jayavelu
    2. One-Gui Designing For Medical Devices & Iot Introduction
    Nandakumar Palani
    3. Biomimetics In The Design Of Medical Devices
    Prashanth Thanigaiarasu
    4. General Safety And Performance Of Medical Electrical Equipment
    Nagarajan Subramanian
    5. Medical Device Risk Management
    Karnika Singh and Praveen Selvam
    6. Materials Testing
    Thamizharasan Sampath, Sandhiya Thamizharasan, Monisha Saravanan and Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam
    7. Biocompatibility And Toxicology
    Mounika Gudeppu, Jesudas Balasubramanian, Pramila Bakthavachalam, Logesh Chokkalingam and Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam
    8. Medical Device Regulations
    Mounika Gudeppu, Swaroop Sawant, Chella Ganapathy Chockalingam and Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam
    9. Medical Device Portfolio Cleanup
    Prabhu Sulur Ramalingam and S. Muthunayagam
    10. Overview Of Medical Device Processing
    Muhammad Sadeque and Saravana Kumar Balachandran

Product details

  • No. of pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2020
  • Published: January 25, 2020
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128209615
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128209608

About the Authors

Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam

Prakash Srinivasan Timiri Shanmugam, PhD, is currently a Senior Toxicologist at Avanos Medical, Inc. in Alpharetta, Georgia. He was previously contracted as an SME–Biocompatibility at Baxter International, Inc. in Round Lake, IL, United States, and at Johnson & Johnson Medical Device Sector. He has an MSc and a PhD in the specialization of Pharmacology and Toxicology with Chemistry (interdisciplinary) from the University of Madras, Tamil Nadu, and completed his postdoctoral research at Tulane University and LSUHSC-Shreveport, Louisiana. He has authored a book, contributed several book chapters, and published research articles in various peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings/abstracts.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Toxicologist, Avanos Medical, Inc., Georgia, U.S.A

Logesh Chokkalingam

Logesh Chokkalingam completed his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology. Also he has completed his Diploma in Tool and Die Making from NTTF, Specialized course in Design and Manufacturing of Press Tools, Injection Moulds and Jigs & Fixtures. Mechanical Engineer with specialized knowledge on design & development, Program management in various Medical devices regulations, supply chain integration, portfolio optimization, asset transfer, Verification testing and Validation, and Value Engineering. Innovative, detailed – oriented problem solver with strong program management skills. Experience working in a collaborative environment. Implement and suggest new process to improve existing manufacturing process. Flexible to work in domestic and international settings. Responsible for Global partnering of MDR Programs, Spine account management globally, developing CoE for Biocompatibility and Product Stewardship

Affiliations and Expertise

HCL America Inc.

Pramila Marathahalli

Pramila is a Doctorate in Toxicology and has around 14 years of experience in regulatory toxicology as Scientist and Quality Assurance. She was instrumental in establishing a preclinical testing facility at Sri Ramachandra University and acquiring GLP certification for the same. She has 17 publications both National and International Journals in various disciplines such as Environmental Toxicology, Toxicology and Pharmacology. She is a recipient of Fellow of Academy of Sciences (Animal Welfare). She is also a member of Society of Research Quality Assurance. She has worked with Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Medical Devices, Agrochemicals, Industrial chemicals and Veterinary drugs.

Affiliations and Expertise

HCL Technologies Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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