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Bio-Engineering Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Author : Azadeh Shahidian,Majid Ghassemi,Javad Mohammadi,Mohadeseh Hashemi
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-05-14
ISBN 10 : 0128178108
Pages : 282 pages

Bioengineering Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment is written for an audience of senior undergraduate students and graduate students in mechanical, electrical and biomedical engineering fields and other professionals in medicine. It is ideally structured for teaching and for those who are working in cancer bioengineering or interdisciplinary projects. The book's authors bring a unique perspective from their expertise in immunology, nanobiomaterials and heat transfer. Topical coverage includes an introduction to the fundamentals of bioengineering and engineering approaches for cancer diagnosis, cancer treatment via case studies, and sections on imaging, immunotherapy, cell therapy, drug delivery, ultrasound and microfluidics in cancer treatment. Provides fully supported case studies relating to cancer diagnosis and therapy Pairs the basic fundamentals of engineering and biomedical engineering and applies them to the diagnosis of cancer

Bioengineering Innovative Solutions for Cancer
Author : Sylvain Ladame,Jason Chang
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2019-12-12
ISBN 10 : 0128138874
Pages : 393 pages

Bioengineering Innovative Solutions for Cancer bridges the gap between bioengineering and cancer biology. It focuses on a ‘bottom up’ understanding of the links between molecules, cells, tissues, organs, organisms, and health and functions—all within a bioengineering context. Chapters cover the main methods, technologies and devices that could help diagnose cancer sooner (e.g., ultrasensitive imaging and sensing technologies) and helpful treatments (e.g., new, more targeted therapies). The book takes an interdisciplinary approach that is ideal for those who need the latest information on design techniques and devices that help treat cancer using new, more targeted therapies. By covering the many different ways engineers can deliver innovative solutions to tackle cancer, this book is a valuable read for researchers who have an ambition to make an impact on people’s life in either an academic or industrial setting. Connects bioengineering and cancer biology, providing information on sensors, imaging, therapies and in-vitro models Presents the most comprehensive coverage in the field of cancer engineering to date Provides an academic introduction to (molecular) bioengineering for students, regardless of scientific background (math's, physics, chemistry, biology) Highlights the unmet medical needs for bioengineers and the main technological breakthroughs to cancer biologists

Biomedical Computing for Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis
Author : Wellington Pinheiro dos Santos,Washington Wagner Azevedo da Silva,Maira Araujo de Santana
Publisher : IGI Global
Release Date : 2020
ISBN 10 : 1799834573
Pages : 357 pages

Despite success with treatment when diagnosed early, breast cancer is still one of the most fatal forms of cancer for women. Imaging diagnosis is still one of the most efficient ways to detect early breast changes with mammography among the most used techniques. However, there are other techniques that have emerged as alternatives or even complementary tests in the early detection of breast lesions (e.g., breast thermography and electrical impedance tomography). Artificial intelligence can be used to optimize image diagnosis, increasing the reliability of the reports and supporting professionals who do not have enough knowledge or experience to make good diagnoses.

Biomedical Computing for Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis is a collection of research that presents a review of the physiology and anatomy of the breast; the dynamics of breast cancer; principles of pattern recognition, artificial neural networks, and computer graphics; and the breast imaging techniques and computational methods to support and optimize the diagnosis. While highlighting topics including mammograms, thermographic imaging, and intelligent systems, this book is ideally designed for medical oncologists, surgeons, biomedical engineers, medical imaging professionals, cancer researchers, academicians, and students in medicine, biomedicine, biomedical engineering, and computer science.

Next Generation Point-of-care Biomedical Sensors Technologies for Cancer Diagnosis
Author : Pranjal Chandra,Yen Nee Tan,Surinder P. Singh
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-12-30
ISBN 10 : 981104726X
Pages : 396 pages

This book presents recent research on cancer detection methods based on nanobiosensors, which offer ultrasensitive point-of-care diagnosis. Several methods for diagnosing cancer have been discovered and many more are currently being developed. Conventional clinical approaches to detecting cancers are based on a biopsy followed by histopathology, or on the use of biomarkers (protein levels or nucleic acid content). Biopsy is the most widely used technique; however, it is an invasive technique and is not always applicable. Furthermore, biomarker-based detection cannot be relied on when the biomarkers are present in an extremely low concentration in the body fluids and in malignant tissues. Thus, in recent years highly sensitive and robust new cancer diagnosis techniques have been developed for clinical application, and may offer an alternative strategy for cancer diagnosis. As such, this book gathers the latest point-of-care cancer diagnostic methods and protocols based on biomedical sensors, microfluidics, and integrated systems engineering. It also discusses recent developments and diagnostics tests that can be conducted outside the laboratory in remote areas. These technologies include electrochemical sensors, paper-based microfluidics, and other kit-based diagnostic methods that can be adapted to bring cancer detection and diagnostics to more remote settings around the globe. Overall, the book provides students, researchers, and clinicians alike a comprehensive overview of interdisciplinary approaches to cancer diagnosis.

Proceedings of All India Seminar on Biomedical Engineering 2012 (AISOBE 2012)
Author : Veerendra Kumar,Mukta Bhatele
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-11-02
ISBN 10 : 8132209702
Pages : 296 pages

This book is a collection of articles presented by researchers and practitioners, including engineers, biologists, health professionals and informatics/computer scientists, interested in both theoretical advances and applications of information systems, artificial intelligence, signal processing, electronics and other engineering tools in areas related to biology and medicine in the All India Seminar on Biomedical Engineering 2012 (AISOBE 2012), organized by The Institution of Engineers (India), Jabalpur Local Centre, Jabalpur, India during November 3-4, 2012. The content of the book is useful to doctors, engineers, researchers and academicians as well as industry professionals.

Artificial Neural Networks in Cancer Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Patient Management
Author : R. N. G. Naguib,G. V. Sherbet
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2001-06-22
ISBN 10 : 1420036386
Pages : 216 pages

The potential value of artificial neural networks (ANN) as a predictor of malignancy has begun to receive increased recognition. Research and case studies can be found scattered throughout a multitude of journals. Artificial Neural Networks in Cancer Diagnosis, Prognosis, and Patient Management brings together the work of top researchers - primaril

Biomedical Nanosensors
Author : Joseph M. Irudayaraj
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2012-11-21
ISBN 10 : 9814303046
Pages : 398 pages

This book draws together recent data on both cytoplasmic and flagellar dyneins and the proteins they interact with, to give the reader a clear picture of what is currently known about the structure and mechanics of these remarkable macro-molecular machines. Each chapter is written by active researchers, with a focus on currently used biophysical, biochemical, and cell biological methods. In addition to comprehensive coverage of structural information gained by electron microscopy, electron cryo-tomography, X-ray crystallography, and nuclear magnetic resonance, this book provides detailed descriptions of mechanistic experiments by single-molecule nanometry.

Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications
Author : Shukla, Anupam,Tiwari, Ritu
Publisher : IGI Global
Release Date : 2010-06-30
ISBN 10 : 1615209786
Pages : 376 pages

Intelligent Medical Technologies and Biomedical Engineering: Tools and Applications helps young researchers and developers understand the basics of the field while highlighting the various developments over the last several years. Broad in scope and comprehensive in depth, this volume serves as a base text for any project or work into the domain of medical diagnosis or other areas of medical engineering.

Methods in Bioengineering
Author : Kaushal Rege,Igor L. Medintz
Publisher : Artech House
Release Date : 2009
ISBN 10 : 1596934115
Pages : 350 pages

Filling a critical gap in the current literature, this new resource presents practical, step-by-step methods to help you synthesize, characterize, biofunctionalize and apply the nanomaterial that is most suitable for handling a given nanoscale bioengineering problem. Written and presented by leading scientists and engineers in their respective fields, the authors offer a clear and detailed understanding of how to carry out nanoparticle functionalization with biomolecules (including enzymes), nanoparticle analysis and characterization, in vitro evaluation of nanoparticles using different cell lines and in vitro evaluation of nanoparticles as therapeutics and imaging agents.

Advanced Healthcare Materials
Author : Ashutosh Tiwari
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2014-05-09
ISBN 10 : 1118773683
Pages : 560 pages

Advanced materials are attracting strong interest in thefundamental as well as applied sciences and are being extensivelyexplored for their potential usage in a range of healthcaretechnological and biological applications. Advanced HealthcareNanomaterials summarises the current status of knowledgein the fields of advanced materials for functional therapeutics,point-of-care diagnostics, translational materials, up and comingbio-engineering devices. The book highlights the key features whichenable engineers to design stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles,novel biomaterials, nano/micro-devices for diagnosis, therapy(theranostics).The leading contributor researchers cover thefollowing topics: State-of-the-art of biomaterials for human health Micro- and nanoparticles and their application inbiosensors The role of immunoassays Stimuli-responsive smart nanoparticles Diagnosis and treatment of cancer Advanced materials for biomedical application and drugdelivery Nanoparticles for diagnosis and/or treatment of Alzheimersdisease Hierarchical modelling of elastic behavior of human dentaltissue Biodegradable porous hydrogels Hydrogels in tissue engineering, drug delivery and woundcare Modified natural zeolites Supramolecular hydrogels based on cyclodextrinpoly(pseudo)rotaxane Polyhydroxyalkanoate-based biomaterials Biomimetic molecularly imprinted polymers The book is written for readers from diverse backgrounds acrosschemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, medicalscience, pharmacy, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering. Itoffers a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research on advancedmaterials for healthcare technology and applications.

Current Research on Clinical Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy, and Patient Care
Author : Smithsonian Science Information Exchange. Current Cancer Research Project Analysis Center
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1975
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 329 pages

2775 references to research projects being conducted in the United States and elsewhere. Entries arranged under 11 topics, e.g., Cancer therapy, Supportive care of cancer patients, and Rehabilitation. Entries include title, researcher, address, contract number, summary, and supporting agency. Indexes by subjects, investigators, contractors, supporting agencies, and contractor numbers.

Prostate Cancer Imaging
Author : Ayman El-Baz,Gyan Pareek,Jasjit S. Suri
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2018-10-31
ISBN 10 : 0429784686
Pages : 376 pages

This book covers novel strategies and state of the art approaches for automated non-invasive systems for early prostate cancer diagnosis. Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy after skin cancer and the second leading cause of cancer related male deaths in the USA after lung cancer. However, early detection of prostate cancer increases chances of patients’ survival. Generally, The CAD systems analyze the prostate images in three steps: (i) prostate segmentation; (ii) Prostate description or feature extraction; and (iii) classification of the prostate status. Explores all of the latest research and developments in state-of-the art imaging of the prostate from world class experts. Contains a comprehensive overview of 2D/3D Shape Modeling for MRI data. Presents a detailed examination of automated segmentation of the prostate in 3D imaging. Examines Computer-Aided-Diagnosis through automated techniques. There will be extensive references at the end of each chapter to enhance further study.

7th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam (BME7)
Author : Vo Van Toi,Trung Quoc Le,Hoan Thanh Ngo,Thi-Hiep Nguyen
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2019-06-05
ISBN 10 : 9811358591
Pages : 730 pages

This volume presents the proceedings of the 7th International Conference on the Development of Biomedical Engineering in Vietnam which was held from June 27-29, 2018 in Ho Chi Minh City. The volume reflects the progress of Biomedical Engineering and discusses problems and solutions. It aims to identify new challenges, and shaping future directions for research in biomedical engineering fields including medical instrumentation, bioinformatics, biomechanics, medical imaging, drug delivery therapy, regenerative medicine and entrepreneurship in medical devices.

Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering
Author : Ignacio Rojas,Francisco Ortuño
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2018-04-19
ISBN 10 : 3319787594
Pages : 472 pages

This two volume set LNBI 10813 and LNBI 10814 constitutes the proceedings of the 6th International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering, IWBBIO 2018, held in Granada, Spain, in April 2018.The 88 regular papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 273 submissions. The scope of the conference spans the following areas: bioinformatics for healthcare and diseases; bioinformatics tools to integrate omics dataset and address biological question; challenges and advances in measurement and self-parametrization of complex biological systems; computational genomics; computational proteomics; computational systems for modelling biological processes; drug delivery system design aided by mathematical modelling and experiments; generation, management and biological insights from big data; high-throughput bioinformatic tools for medical genomics; next generation sequencing and sequence analysis; interpretable models in biomedicine and bioinformatics; little-big data. Reducing the complexity and facing uncertainty of highly underdetermined phenotype prediction problems; biomedical engineering; biomedical image analysis; biomedical signal analysis; challenges in smart and wearable sensor design for mobile health; and healthcare and diseases.

The Whole-Body Workbook for Cancer
Author : Dan Kenner
Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
Release Date : 2009-12-02
ISBN 10 : 1608825558
Pages : 200 pages

There are new studies every day linking common foods and habits to increased cancer risk, but many of the causes of and treatments for cancer remain a mystery to practitioners of conventional medicine. If you're ready to try a different approach for strengthening your immune system, one that's based in scientifically researched natural medicine and alternative treatments, let The Whole-Body Workbook for Cancer be your guide. Written by a health care researcher with a background in Western naturopathic medicine and traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine, this book offers sound methods for supporting your body with proven cancer-fighting foods and supplements and creating a lifestyle that assists in the healing process. Using this book, you will develop a longevity strategy of seven proven immune-boosting elements: detoxification, diet, supplements, lifestyle changes, exercise, emotional healing, and psychospiritual healing. Each of the seven sections addresses the most common cancers and offers remedies for the relief of symptoms associated with cancer and chemotherapy. This book will show you: •How to detoxify your body •Techniques for using positive thinking for quality of life and survival •How to make lifestyle changes you can live with •Proven strategies for emotional healing

Nanotechnology Applications for Tissue Engineering
Author : Sabu Thomas,Yves Grohens,Neethu Ninan
Publisher : William Andrew
Release Date : 2015-01-03
ISBN 10 : 0323353037
Pages : 336 pages

Tissue engineering involves seeding of cells on bio-mimicked scaffolds providing adhesive surfaces. Researchers though face a range of problems in generating tissue which can be circumvented by employing nanotechnology. It provides substrates for cell adhesion and proliferation and agents for cell growth and can be used to create nanostructures and nanoparticles to aid the engineering of different types of tissue. Written by renowned scientists from academia and industry, this book covers the recent developments, trends and innovations in the application of nanotechnologies in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. It provides information on methodologies for designing and using biomaterials to regenerate tissue, on novel nano-textured surface features of materials (nano-structured polymers and metals e.g.) as well as on theranostics, immunology and nano-toxicology aspects. In the book also explained are fabrication techniques for production of scaffolds to a series of tissue-specific applications of scaffolds in tissue engineering for specific biomaterials and several types of tissue (such as skin bone, cartilage, vascular, cardiac, bladder and brain tissue). Furthermore, developments in nano drug delivery, gene therapy and cancer nanotechonology are described. The book helps readers to gain a working knowledge about the nanotechnology aspects of tissue engineering and will be of great use to those involved in building specific tissue substitutes in reaching their objective in a more efficient way. It is aimed for R&D and academic scientists, lab engineers, lecturers and PhD students engaged in the fields of tissue engineering or more generally regenerative medicine, nanomedicine, medical devices, nanofabrication, biofabrication, nano- and biomaterials and biomedical engineering. Provides state-of-the-art knowledge on how nanotechnology can help tackling known problems in tissue engineering Covers materials design, fabrication techniques for tissue-specific applications as well as immunology and toxicology aspects Helps scientists and lab engineers building tissue substitutes in a more efficient way

Methods of Cancer Diagnosis, Therapy and Prognosis
Author : M. A. Hayat
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2008-11-05
ISBN 10 : 1402083696
Pages : 728 pages

The enormity of the global healthcare costs vical. One-fifth of all cancers worldwide as a result of cancer infliction cannot be are caused by a chronic infection, for overemphasized. There are more than 100 example, human papilloma virus (HPV) types of cancers; any part of the body can causes cervical cancer and hepatitis B be affected. More than 11 million people virus (HBV) causes liver cancer. Tobacco are diagnosed with cancer every year, and use is the most common preventable cause it is estimated that there will be 16 mil- of cancer in the world. Approximately, lion new cases per year by the year 2020. 168,000 cancer deaths are expected to be In 2005, 7. 6 million people died of can- caused by tobacco use. Approximately, cer, that is, 13% of the 58 million deaths 40% of cancer could be prevented, mainly worldwide. It is estimated that 9 million by not using tobacco, having a healthy people will die from cancer worldwide in diet, being physically active, preventing 2015 and 11. 4 million will die in 2030. infections that may cause cancer, reduc- More than 70% of all cancer deaths occur ing exposure to sunlight, and avoidance of in low and middle income countries. excessive alcohol consumption and stress Five major cancer causing overall mor- (anger). A third of cancers could be cured talities per year worldwide are (WHO): if detected early and treated adequately. It is well established that scientific 1. Lung: 1.

Biomedical Engineering for Global Health
Author : Rebecca Richards-Kortum
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2010
ISBN 10 : 0521877970
Pages : 408 pages

Can technology and innovation transform world health? Connecting undergraduate students with global problems, Rebecca Richards-Kortum examines the interplay between biomedical technology design and the medical, regulatory, economic, social and ethical issues surrounding global health. Driven by case studies, including cancer screening, imaging technologies, implantable devices and vaccines, students learn how the complexities and variation across the globe affect the design of devices and therapies. A wealth of learning features, including classroom activities, project assignments, homework problems and weblinks within the book and online, provide a full teaching package. For visionary general science and biomedical engineering courses, this book will inspire students to engage in solving global issues that face us all.

Multimodal Optical Diagnostics of Cancer
Author : Valery V. Tuchin
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date :
ISBN 10 : 3030445941
Pages : 329 pages

Responsive Materials and Methods
Author : Ashutosh Tiwari,Hisatoshi Kobayashi
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2013-09-30
ISBN 10 : 1118842901
Pages : 464 pages

The development of finely-tuned materials that adjust in a predictable manner by specific environment change is the recent arena of materials research. It is a newly emerging supra-disciplinary field with huge commercial potential. Stimuli-responsive materials answer by a considerable change in their properties to small changes in their environment. Responsive materials are becoming increasingly more prevalent as scientists learn about the chemistry and triggers that induce conformational changes in materials structures and devise ways to take advantage of and control them. Responsive Materials and Method offers state-of-the-art of the stimuli-responsive materials and their potential applications. This collection brings together novel methodologies and strategies adopted in the research and development of responsive materials and technology.