Complex Medical Engineering / Edition 1

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In the twenty-first century, applications in medicine and engineering must acquire greater safety and flexibility if they are to yield better products at higher efficiency. Experts from academia, industry, and government research laboratories who have pioneered CME ideas and technologies describe its concept and research approach and discuss related hardware and software, science and technology, and medicine and engineering. This book will be invaluable to scientists, researchers, and graduates in the emerging field of CME.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784431309611
  • Publisher: Springer Japan
  • Publication date: 1/12/2007
  • Edition description: 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 619
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface V

1 Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

Improving the Performance of a Traveling Wave Micropump for Fluid Transport in Micro Total Analysis Systems T. Suzuki I. Kanno H. Hata H. Shintaku S. Kawano H. Kotera 3

Vision-based Tactile Sensor for Endoscopy K. Takashima K. Yoshinaka K. Ikeuchi 13

6-DOF Manipulator-based Novel Type of Support System for Biomedical Applications S. Guo Q. Wang G. Song 25

The Development of a New Kind of Underwater Walking Robot W. Zhang S. Guo 35

Mid-Infrared Robotic Laser Surgery System in Neurosurgery S. Omori R. Nakumura Y. Muragaki I. Sakuma K. Miura M. Doi H. Iseki 47

Development of a Compact Automatic Focusing System for a Neurosurgical Laser Instrument M. Noguchi E. Aoki E. Kobayashi S. Omori Y. Muragaki H. Iseki I. Sakuma 57

Non-invasive Monitoring of Arterial Wall Impedance A. Sakane K. Shiba T. Tsuji N. Saeki M. Kawamoto 67

2 Complex Virtual Technology in Medicine

Advanced Volume Visualization for Interactive Extraction and Physics-based Modeling of Volume Data M. Nakao T. Kuroda K. Minato 81

Development of a Prosthetic Walking Training System for Lower Extremity Amputees T. Wada S. Tanaka T. Takeuchi K. Ikuta K. Tsukamoto 93

Electrophysiological Heart Simulator Equipped with Sketchy 3-D Modeling R. Haraguchi T. Igarashi S. Owada T. Yao T. Namba T. Ashihara T. Ikeda K. Nakazawa 107

Three-dimensional Display System of Individual Mandibular Movement M. Koseki A. Nitisuma N. Inou K. Maki 117

Robotic System for Less Invasive Abdominal Surgery I. Sakuma T. Suzuki E. Aoki E. Kobayashi H. Yamashita N. Hata T. Dohi K. Konishi M. Hashizume 129

3 Information and Communication Technology in Medicine

Attribute SelectionMeasures with Possibility and Their Application to Classifying MRSA from MSSA K. Hirata M. Harao M. Wada S. Ozaki S. Yokoyama K. Matsuoka 143

A Virtual Schooling System for Hospitalized Children E. Hanada M. Miyamoto K. Moriyama 153

Using Computational Intelligence Methods in a Web-Based Drug Safety Information Community A. A. Ghaibeh M. Sasaki E. N. Doolin K. Sakamoto H. Chuman A. Yamauchi 165

Analysis of Hospital Management Data using Generalized Linear Model Y. Tsumoto S. Tsumoto 173

Data Mining Approach on Clinical/Pharmaceutical Information accumulated in the Drug Safety Information Community A. Yamauchi K. Sakamoto H. Chuman 187

Clinical Decision Support based on Mobile Telecommunication Systems S. Tsumoto S. Hirano E. Hanada 195

Web Intelligence Meets Immunology J. Liu N. Zhong Y. Yao J.L. Wu 205

4 Complex Technology in Rehabilitation

Hand Movement Compensation on Visual Target Tracking for Patients with Movement Disorders J. Ide T. Sugi M. Nakamura H. Shibasaki 217

Approach Motion Generation of the Self-Aided Manipulator for Bed-ridden Patients A. Hanafusa H. Washida J. Sasaki T. Fuwa Y. Shiota 227

Lower-limib Joint Torque and Position Controls by Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) K. Ito T. Shioyama T. Kondo 239

Pattern Recognition of EEG Signals During Right and Left Motor Imagery

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