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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Med. Devices. December 2013, 7(4): 045001.
Paper No: MED-12-1010
Published Online: September 24, 2013
... is the fifth most common cancer. Liver resection or hepatectomy has been performed to remove the cancerous portion of the liver organ. This paper reports an integrated surgical mechatronic device that minimizes blood loss during tissue resection and prevents excessive tissue ablation. The novel device...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Med. Devices. March 2010, 4(1): 014501.
Published Online: December 28, 2009
... by virtue of nonthermal ablation enabled the best quality in machined profiles. The main concern in PTCA applications is the adhesion of the latex balloon to the catheter, which is usually made of silicone or polyurethane and used to deliver the balloon to the blocked artery for treatment. In order...