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    • That bites!: the transport of Bothrops asper venom in leg 

      Hatter, Nick; MacMullan, Melanie; Kwasnica, Marek; Hu, Victoria (2015-05-19)
      Snake venom has been known to be a deadly toxin for centuries. Although many studies about the dangerous effects of snake venom have been conducted, the spread of venom throughout human tissue has not yet been modeled. The ...
    • Thermal Burning and Its Effects on Human Skin 

      Campbell, Mike; Goodman, Joshua; Millis, Carrie; Rasmussen, Jessica (2000-01-10)
      The objective of this paper is to model thermal burning due to application of a heat source, in the form of a cylindrical disc, through the three distinct layers of human skin, the epidermis, dermis and subcutaneous fat. ...
    • Thermal Capsulorraphy for the Treatment of Acute or Chronic Shoulder Instability 

      Hai, Jimmy; Prabhu, Anoop; Shanbhag, Mihir; Suzuki, Kei; Wong, Hing Fei (2002-11-12)
      Shoulder instability resulting from over-used and/or damaged ligaments is a frequent problem for physically active individuals, especially professional athletes. This chronic ailment had been traditionally treated with ...
    • Thermal Effects of Laser Eye Correction on the Cornea 

      Chen, Chih Hao; Chen, Diana; Chow, Kim Foo; Hui, JenYee; Lo, Darrick (2000-01-10)
      Eye laser surgery such as Photo Refractive Kerotectomy (PRK) has been the most recent technology towards correcting vision disorders. However, 20/20 vision is not guaranteed and side effects are possible. By measuring ...
    • Thermal Imaging and Analysis for Breast Tumor Detection 

      Kwok, Jeni; Krzyspiak, Joanna (2007-07-10)
      Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, except for non-melanoma skin cancers. Women in North America have the highest rate of breast cancer in the world and the chance of a woman developing this cancer is 13% ...
    • Thermal Modeling of Tissue Ablation During Pulsed CO2 Laser Gingivectomy for Gum Reshaping and Reduction 

      Bender, Ryan; Gross, Michael; Luo, Wenjie; Tess, Emily (2014-05-28)
      Gingivectomy, a surgical gum treatment used to remove gum tissue, is applied for a variety of reasons, including the removal of diseased gum tissue and gum contouring for aesthetic purposes. While a scalpel has been ...
    • Thermodynamic Effect on Dermal Layers Following Defibrillation of Heart 

      Aguilar, Izath; Fried, Eric; Galie, Theresa; Rao, Rohini (2010-05-21)
      Much research and experimentation has made ventricular defibrillation a very well-studied process in terms of quantifying its effects on the heart. Yet, few researchers have looked into the potentially severe burning on ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tracheal Burning from Hot Air Inhalation 

      Cossell, Christina; Ma, Jan; Spindel, Samantha; Wang, Yang (2007-07-10)
      Burns in the trachea from inhaling hot gases are a common occurrence and threaten the recovery of fire victims. Inhalation injury is also one of the most common causes of death, especially among children and the elderly. ...
    • Transdermal Scopolamine Drug Delivery Systems for Motion Sickness 

      Fung, Gloria; Ho, Terence; Lee, Soyoon; Munaretto, Joseph; Tsai, Christine (2003-07-12)
      Transdermal drug delivery systems are involved in the continuous administration of drug molecules from the surface of the skin into the circulatory system. Such systems have proved advantageous for delivery of certain ...
    • Treating Glaucoma with Porous Contact Lens 

      Adams, Amie; Glass, Zachary; Schmidt, Gretchen; Xie, Jeanne (2008-07-23)
      Glaucoma is a family of diseases that afflicts 65 million people worldwide. Primary open angle glaucoma is the most common type of glaucoma. This is characterized by increased intraocular pressure (IOP) within the eye that ...
    • Treating Osteoporosis: Localized Drug Delivery into Femur 

      Anaya, Gustavo; Jackson, Jennifer; Roga, Zachary; Wu, Andy (2017-05-17)
      Bisphosphonates (BPs) are used to mitigate osteoporosis in patients who are at high risk for bone fractures. Common methods of administration of BPs rely on systemic delivery, which can lead to abdominal discomfort and ...
    • Treatment of Ocular Alkali Burns Using Extended Rinsing 

      Lee, Won Young; Ousterout, David; Shin, Mi Ran; Yu, Changhao (2008-07-23)
      Many people work every day around potentially hazardous chemicals that can cause severe burns if the worker is exposed to the substance. Ocular alkali exposure is particularly dangerous and without immediate and proper ...
    • Use of Microneedle Arrays for the Treatment of Second Degree Burns 

      Cutter, Caitlin; Ince, Aylin; Matlock, Lauren; Rutkowski, Tomasz (2009-05-08)
      Although a hypodermic needle inserted through the stratum corneum, the uppermost layer of skin, and into the tissue can deliver drugs effectively, it can lead to infection and be very painful. Transdermal drug delivery ...
    • Vaporization of Prostatic Tissue to Treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia 

      Currie, Dan; Griffo, Elaina; Kim, Jin; Wheeling, Sarah (2009-05-08)
      The prostate is a key component of the male reproductive system. Often, due to age, the prostate becomes enlarged resulting in a condition known as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). While pharmacological options are ...
    • Vibratory Fruit Harvesting: High speed video of apple fruit-stem response to forcing direction and frequency 

      Parchomchuk, Peter (Cornell University, 1971)
      This high-speed video (10x) of an apple fruit-stem subjected to gradually increasing periodic excitation at the upper end of the stem (where attached to the tree branch) provides excellent experimental agreement with the ...
    • Victoria’s Secret Problem: Heat Loss in Mastectomy Patients 

      Chen, Hsin Huei; Irons, Kelly; Lee, Taehee; Mathur, Shubham (2022-05-27)
      Mastectomies are performed to treat or prevent the risk of breast cancer. Annually, over 100,000 women in the US undergo some form of mastectomy [1]. Approximately 40% of women who undergo mastectomies elect to undergo ...
    • Visualization of the Effect of Adhesion on Bacterial Transport in Porus Media 

      Amaro-Garcia, Samary (Internet-First University Press, 2005-08-03)
      This is a presentation into the research on the effect of adhesion on bacterial transport through porous materials.
    • Water Flow and Heat Transfer Pattern in a HPS lamp 

      Gupta, Meghna; Langford, Darcey; Leary, Dan; Linhart, David; Piech, Tomasz (1999-01-10)
      The purpose of this report is to model a High Pressure Sodium (HPS) light bulb. Velocity and heat transfer profiles were computed to determine the optimal configuration of heat evacuation using a liquid coolant. In this ...
    • Water Quality Parameters at Small Tributaries to Owasco Lake for 2016-2018 

      Lisboa, Maria Sol; Foley, Jillian; Walter, M. Todd (2020)