Medical Instrumentation and Devices

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BEAM31LET Z,ZK 6 2P+2L English
In order to register for the course BEAM31LET, the student must have registered for the required number of courses in the group BEZBM no later than in the same semester.
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Department of Circuit Theory

Students will study fundamental principles applied within the modern medical devices and systems, esp. from the point of view of functional blocks and electronic circuits of diagnostical and therapeutical medical equipments including electrocardiographs, electroencephalographs, bedside and central monitors, equipments for anestesiology, intensive and critical healthcare, equipments for clinical laboratory, electrostimulators, cardiostimulators and defibrilators, blood pressure and flow measurement (including dilution) and pulse oxymetry.


Presence in seminars, laboratory practice, semestral work.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Classification and structures of medical equipments, parametres of medical equipments

2. Biopotential electrodes, amplifiers for measuring devices

3. Electrocardiographs, cardiostimulators, defibrilators

4. ECG - circuits design, diagnostics

5. Cardiostimulators, defibrilators - circuits design

6. Devices for blood pressure and flow measurement, pulse oxymeters

7. Electroencephalography, electromyography, measuring of body temperature

8. Devices for clinical laboratory with application of analytical methods

9. Devices for ophthalmology

10. Basics of ultrasonography diagnostics

11. Devices for intensive care, supporting ventilation

12. Radiotherapy, X radiation and high energy radiation equipment, stereotactic radiosurgery, Leksell gamma knife

13. Telemedicine, robotic medicine

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction to seminars, regulations for experimental work, safety regulations.

2. Amplifiers for measuring devices

3. Explanations of laboratory experiments, reservations of individual works

4. Laboratory experiments

5. Laboratory experiments

6. Laboratory experiments

7. Laboratory experimants

8. Laboratory experiments

9. Laboratory experiments

10. Excursion

11. Excursion

12. Presentations of individual works

13. Presentations of individual works

Study Objective:

The main goal is to offer the basic knowledge in the field of medical equipment and to provide the practice with selected devices in laboratories for students.

Study materials:

1. Rozman, J. a kol.: Elektronické přístroje v lékařství. Praha: Academia. 2006.

2. Penhaker, M. a kol.:Lékařské diagnostické přístroje - učební texty. Ostrava: VŠB-TU Ostrava. 2004.

3. Webster, J. G.: Medical Instrumentation - Application and Design. Wiley, 4 edition, 2007.

4. Bronzino, J. D.: Biomedical Engineering Fundamentals. Boca Raton: CRC Press. 2006.

5. Bronzino, J. D.: Medical Devices and Systems. Boca Raton: CRC Press. 2006.

Further information:
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