Therapeutic Devices
Biomedical Engineering

Image: SwRI has been developing therapeutic medical devices since the 1970s.

SwRI has been developing therapeutic medical devices since the 1970s.

Innovative therapeutic devices continue to be developed as technological advances are achieved. Engineers at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have a vast depth of technical knowledge that can be applied to address unmet needs in the medical field. Some of the therapeutic devices that SwRI engineers have experience with involve:

  • Electrical nerve stimulation (implants)
  • Magnetic field stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Controlled gas delivery
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Artificial organ preservation
  • Image guided systems
  • Dialysis equipment
  • Pumping modules
  • Ocular correction
  • Wound Care
  • Ablation
  • Bariatric devices

Related Terminology

therapeutic  •  therapeutic device  •  dialysis  •  biomedical engineering  •  biomedical technology  •  medical device  •  biotechnology  •  orthopedic center  •  wound status monitoring  •  wound healing therapies  •  limb health  •  biomechanics  •  cardiac biodynamics  •  hemodynamics  •  joint articulation  •  joint lubrication  •  mechanical modeling  •  micromechanical behavior  •  orthopedic implants  •  spinal fusion  •  spine  •  spinal implant  •  vertebral body replacement

Keith Bartels, Ph.D., Staff Engineer, Sensor Systems & Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) Technology, Mechanical Engineering

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