The Journal of Medical Devices presents papers on medical devices that improve diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic treatments focusing on applied research and the development of new medical devices or instrumentation. It provides special coverage of novel devices that allow new surgical strategies, new methods of drug delivery, or possible reductions in the complexity, cost, or adverse results of health care. The Design Innovation category features papers focusing on novel devices, including papers with limited clinical or engineering results. The Medical Device News section provides coverage of advances, trends, and events.
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Orthopedic, cardiovascular, rehabilitation, neurological, urologic and other medical devices; Bio heat transfer devices; Medical sensors and actuators; Medical instrumentation; Image guided interventions and treatments; Endoscopic, laparoscopic, and catheter devices; Minimally invasive devices; Diagnostic devices; Tissue engineered devices; Drug delivery systems; Medical robotics; Medical device design processes; Medical device manufacturing processes; Human factors as related to medical devices; Computational methods for analyzing the performance of medical devices; Virtual prototyping of medical devices