Design of Implantable Device

ED5051Design of Implantable Device

Course Contents:

Design and materials considerations of implantable devices and their classification ( regulatory aspects):
Module 1: Cardiovascular implants design and material considerations: Stents, Vascular Grafts, Pacemaker,Cardiac resynchronization therapy, Dual Chamber Pacemaker, Biventricular pacing, Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
Module 2: Orthopedic implants design and material considerations of Upper and Lower Extremity Prosthesis
Module 3: Controlled Drug Delivery, Insulin Pump
Module 4: Auditory implant, Cochlear implant
Module 4: Bionic eye, Intra-ocular lens
Module 5: Ventriculo Peritoneal Shunt.

Text Books:

1. J.J. Carr and J.M. Brown, Introduction to biomedical equipment technology, Prentice Hall, 1998.
2. Krishnan B. Chandran, Stanley E. Rittgers, Ajit P. Yoganathan, Biofluid Mechanics: The Human Circulation, CRC Press 2012.
3. Amin Al-Ahmad, Kenneth A. Ellenbogen, Andrea Natale, Paul J. Wang, Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: An Expert’s Manual.


1. M. Kutz : Standard Handbook of biomedical engineering and Design, McGraw Hill, NY 2003.
2. Moore J.E. and Zouridakis G. Editors-in-Chief Biomedical Technology and Devices Handbook CRC Press, 2003.
3. J. D. Bronzino Biomedical Engineering Handbook, CRC and IEEE Press, Boca Raton, FL,2000.