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Personalised medical product development: Methods, challenges and opportunities

Personalised medical product development: Methods, challenges and opportunities

Le, C.H., Okereke, M.I. ORCID: 0000-0002-2104-012X, Nguyen, V.H., Dao, V.D., Soe, S., Zlatov, N. and Le, T.H. (2011) Personalised medical product development: Methods, challenges and opportunities. Romanian Review Precision Mechanics, Optics and Mechatronics, 40. pp. 11-20. ISSN 1584-5982

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Abstract

Personalised health care in general and personalised medical products in particular aim to provide the optimal diagnosis and treatment with the use of the right medicine, tools and devices to the right patient at the right time in order to meet well technical and clinical requirements as well as individual characteristics of each patient. It offers the increased effectiveness and better patient safety, and finally to obtain the best diagnosis and treatment quality. In this paper, the area of personalised medical product design and development is emphasised with the focus on design and manufacturing of implants, surgical tools, medical devices, orthotics and prostheses. State of the art technologies, methods and resources for developing personalised medical products are presented in which challenges and opportunities are addressed and discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personalised health care, Medical product development, Implants, Surgical tools, Orthotics
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Engineering
School of Engineering > Department of Engineering Systems
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Last Modified: 15 Oct 2016 17:56
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/8190

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