Essays about: "current trends in medical technology"

Found 5 essays containing the words current trends in medical technology.

  1. 1. Merging brain-computer interfaces and virtual reality : A neuroscientific exploration

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap

    Author : Silvia Boldeanu; [2018]
    Keywords : Brain-computer interface BCI ; Brain-machine interface BMI ; Virtual reality VR ; Motor imagery; Visual evoked potentials; Brain-to-brain communication;

    Abstract : Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) blend methods and concepts researched by cognitive neuroscience, electrophysiology, computer science and engineering, resulting in systems of bi-directional information exchange directly between brain and computer. BCIs contribute to medical applications that restore communication and mobility for disabled patients and provide new forms of sending information to devices for enhancement and entertainment. READ MORE

  2. 2. Investigation of high-barrier materials development for long shelf-life dairy-based products with enhanced properties

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Anna Kim; [2016]
    Keywords : barrier materials; OTR; shelf-life; flexible packaging; rigid packaging; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : This thesis has been pursuing an objective to investigate the recent developments in the field of high oxygen barrier materials for the dairy based medical nutrition portfolio. The main goal of this research was to identify the materials and/or approaches that would allow the decrease of oxygen ingress with resulting shelf-life extension. READ MORE

  3. 3. Towards the Development of the Dual Modal Contrast Agent for Computed Tomography and Ultrasound

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknik och hälsa (STH)

    Author : Hongjian Chen; [2016]
    Keywords : Computed tomography; Ultrasound; Hybrid contrast agents; Polyvinyl alcohol;

    Abstract : Nowadays hybrid imaging modalities are new trends in medical imaging. To improve the diagnostic outcome of hybrid imaging, multimodal contrast agents need to be developed. For example, hybrid contrast agents for computer tomography and ultrasound (CACTUS) are one of those desirable hybrid contrast agents for the modern medical imaging. READ MORE

  4. 4. Medical device regulations as a source of industrial leadership : A comparative study of American and European regulatory approaches

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.)

    Author : Nadezda Ershova; [2011]
    Keywords : medical device; regulations; US; EU; industrial leadership;

    Abstract : Medical technology industry which produces the whole range of medical devices from eye droppers to computer tomography scanners is characterized by serious learning problems of industry stakeholders due to its high technological complexity and product diversity. Majority of firms populating the sector are small companies with no revenues, and therefore, depending strongly on venture capital to get their products on the market. READ MORE

  5. 5. Mobile informatics in a hospital environment: Moving from stationary to mobile supporting services in a medical environment

    University essay from IT-universitetet i Göteborg/Tillämpad informationsteknologi

    Author : Fredrik A. Bergstrand; Max N. Gabrielsson; [2008-06-27]
    Keywords : mobile informatics; health care; ethnography; prototyping; visualization;

    Abstract : Much of the supportive technology developed for use within medical environments is targeted towards stationary computers. In this report we present a study performed to design a mobile client for accessing and interpreting clinical lab results. READ MORE