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Hengst, Staffan (author)
Hospitals are facing enormous financial pressure over the last years. To achieve lower costs, hospitals should invest in smart ways of working to make optimal use of the scarce capacities. A solution can be digitising processes in the hospital to prevent it from making more costs. In line with this founding, planning and scheduling of the...
master thesis 2019
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van der Velden, sander (author)
Treatment of liver diseases is often done by means of interventional radiology and thereby needles are widely used. These needles are under constant development and therefore needle-tissue interaction data are necessary. The goal of this study is to provide data on needle forces during puncturing of liver blood vessels. These data can be used to...
master thesis 2018
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Helwig, Bart (author)
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master thesis 2018
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Haring, Marielle (author)
In hospitals, the duration of surgical procedures vary even when the same procedure is performed.<br/>Surgical end-time of the procedure is currently predicted using historical data about similar procedures,<br/>the procedure time and sometimes an indication of the operating surgeon is also taken into account.<br/>After the start of the...
master thesis 2018
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Adrichem, Don (author)
Liver cancer causes 700.000 deaths annually. To assess new devices and pre-clinical procedures for treatment, a safe test environment can be provided by a phantom. Phantoms act as a surrogate for certain physical properties of tissue. The purpose of this study is to design, construct and evaluate an anthropomorphic liver phantom, which simulates...
master thesis 2018
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van Leijsen, Jochem (author)
The goal of this study was to design a maternal phantom model specialized for experiments in which the stresses in the amniotic sac can be determined during fetoscopic procedures. These stresses caused by surgical procedures are believed to be the leading cause of post surgical pre-birth. Measuring these stresses indicates the quality of...
master thesis 2018
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Juffermans, Joe (author)
The twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a lethal hemodynamic imbalance between identical fetal twins as a result of vascular anastomoses in the monochorionic plate. With a fetoscopic laser photocoagulation the communicating vessels are interrupted, eliminating the inter-twin blood exchange. Since the first instruments were straight and rigid,...
master thesis 2017
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Ho, Hung (author)
With the rise of multidrug resistant pathogens and Hospital Acquired infections other ways of disinfection should be considered. The growing infections rate causes economic burden due to hospitalization of infected patients where as hospitalization can lead to more infections due to cross-contamination. Current techniques in Infection Prevention...
master thesis 2017
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Schouten, Luuk (author)
Aortic stenosis is one of the most serious heart valve diseases and is the result of calcification of the aortic valve leaflets. This calcification is irreversible and affect the functionality of the heart valves. The only treatment is an aortic valve replacement. The trend in heart valve replacement is moving from open heart surgery towards...
master thesis 2017
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Laan, Rianne (author)
Brachytherapy is recommended in the treatment of cervical cancer. In case of a tumour extending lateral to the pelvic wall or more than 0.5 cm from the vaginal surface, current applicators are not sufficient to irradiate the target area. Therefore, the use of extra free-hand needles is required. Free-hand placement of interstitial needles is...
master thesis 2017
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