Advanced Medical Devices for Therapy
- Department of Biomedical Technology
The course deals with the following topics - instrumentation used in surgical fields and selected therapeutic devices used in various fields of medicine, physical principles of the devices, safety aspects of their operation, including the relationship to technical standards and specific clinical applications.
Examination evaluation: the examination is in written form. The questions are from the content of the lectures. It is not allowed to use literature or other help during the exam. A maximum of 100 points can be obtained from the test, graded according to the ECTS.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
Surgical instrumentation, sterilization
Instruments for minimally invasive surgery and endoscopy
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Light therapy - phototherapy, laser therapy, bioptic lamps
Intraaortic balloon counterpulsation, barochambers
Rehabilitation devices - lymphatic drainage, movement rehabilitation, traction and traction units
Therapy of newborns
Radiotherapy and radioisotope devices
- Study Objective:
- Study materials:
HRAZDIRA, Ivo et al. Fundamentals of biophysics and medical technology. 2nd, rev. ed. Brno: Masaryk University, 2012. 325 s. ISBN 978-80-210-5758-6.
WEBSTER, John G., ed. Medical instrumentation: application and design. 4th ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, ©2010. xix, 713 s. ISBN 9780471676003.
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Biomedical Engineering (compulsory course)