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    • 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)
    • The Way to Spray: Modeling Nasal Spray Deposition 

      Mahtani, Amrita; Mendoza, Guilly; Yang, Weilin; Zhou, Robin (2009-05-08)
      Intranasal drug delivery is an alternative method in addition to traditional oral and intravenous doses. Nasal drug delivery has proven to be a very effective technique for nicotine cessation (Hjalmarson et al., 1994), the ...
    • What Happens When You Swallow a Hydrogel Pill? 

      Carroll, Katherine; Connolly, Rachel; Hearn, Kaitlin; Yasin, Imran (2017-05-16)
      The scientific world has limited knowledge on tablet properties, so scientists want a reliable method to investigate these properties and their effects on the drug release profile. We developed a model that is based on ...
    • When Motion Sickness Can't Wait 

      Hung, Robert; Tandon, Meera Lita; Sheido Yodit (2006-01-16)
    • Will You Warm My Hand? 

      Ho, Calvin; Teh, Cheryl; Kou, Cynthia; Chan, Jason; Mok, Lawrence (2002-11-12)
      The objective of this design was to determine the effect of a commercial heating patch in a gloved hand on a cold day. Using Gambit and FIDAP, we meshed a gloved hand with results showing that this patch indeed warms the ...

      Cooke, Nancy B.; Cooke, Richard D. (Cooke Publications, Ithaca, New York, 1991)
      MathWriter 2.0 is the first word processor that enables you to type equations as easily as text. You can write and edit a document containing equations without pasting or moving back and forth between various programs or ...