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Abinzano, F. (author)
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of the joints that reduces physical function and leads to chronic pain. It occurs mostly in persons from an age of 50 years of older and can be considered a disease of the aging population. Although there is no clear evidence of its effects, induced hyperthermia is sometimes prescribed to these patients...
master thesis 2016
Tukker, A.A. (author)
Indirect Heat Induced Attachment and Detachment (HIAD) is a promising concept for gripping delicate tissues in ophthalmic surgery. However, the optimal settings of attaching to and detaching from delicate tissues are unknown. This study presents the effects of the instrument heating properties and initial contact force on the adhesion force,...
master thesis 2010
Knulst, A.J. (author)
Background During eye surgery in patients suffering Age Related Macular Degeneration translocating a graft of tissue without damaging the vulnerable top layer is highly problematic using the currently available instruments. This study presents indirect Heat Induced Attachment and Detachment (HIAD) as a new concept for single side tissue...
master thesis 2007