This is a collection of student research papers for Professor Ashim Datta's Biomed BEE 4530/Computer-aided Engineering course for 2008.

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  • The Effect of Vascularization and Tissue Type on Cryosurgical Procedures 

    Magleby, Reed; Schallop, Amanda; Shulman, Eric; Sterling, Joshua (2008-07-23)
    Cryosurgery is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure that is used in the treatment of multiple types of cancer. Although cryosurgical treatments, which involve the application of extreme cold to diseased or cancerous ...
  • Comparison of Oxygen Flux in Hydrogel and Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses 

    Cohan, Jonathan; Cho, Eun Ae; Connors, Megan (2008-07-23)
    The prevalence of contact lens use has been continuously growing for their convenience and for cosmetic reasons. Although contact lenses do offer many advantages over glasses, the major concern for many contact lens users ...
  • Modeling and Optimization of a Bioartificial Implant to Alleviate Diabetes 

    Hung, Ben; Fe, Alex; Schmidt, Greg (2008-07-23)
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that is characterized by a person having too high blood sugar levels due to the deficiency of insulin. If left untreated, there is serious risk for development of cardiovascular diseases, renal ...
  • Photothermolysis Treatment of Acne and the Effects on Healthy Surrounding Tissue 

    Chin, Karen; Huang, Wilson; Peng, David; Shum, Jennifer (2008-07-23)
    Acne vulgaris, mostly known as pimple, is common among humans in various ages. Many treatments are available to treat acnes. With the current most effective treatment of ace, isotretinoin, having side effects, photothermolysis ...
  • Think Before You Ink: Modeling Laser Tattoo Removal 

    Cumnock, Katherine; Gerson, Leigh; Stroncek, Jackie; Yagerman, Sarah (2008-07-23)
    Prior to laser treatment tattoos were removed by destroying the skin containing the ink. The skin would be burned, frozen, or excised surgically. The use of Q-Switched lasers has effectively diminished the abrasive nature ...

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