2.782 Design of Medical Devices and Implants
Solution of clinical problems by use of implants and other medical devices. Systematic use of cell-matrix control volumes. The role of stress analysis in the design process. Anatomic fit: shape and size of implants. Selection of biomaterials. Instrumentation for surgical implantation procedures. Preclinical testing for safety and efficacy: risk/benefit ratio assessment. Evaluation of clinical performance: design of clinical trials. Project materials drawn from orthopedic devices, soft tissue implants, artificial organs, and dental implants.
Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-379.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 2.782 was rated 6.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+2.782&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 2.782 Stellar site.
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