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Title The bionic human : health promotion for people with implanted prosthetic devices / edited by Frank E. Johnson, Katherine S. Virgo ; associate editors, Terry Lairmore, Riccardo Audisio ; foreword by Arthur E. Baue
Published Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 704 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overview / Frank E. Johnson -- Assessment of surveillance test performance and cost / Katherine S. Virgo -- Cost of follow-up after implantation of prosthetic devices / Katherine S. Virgo -- Factors that should shape clinical strategies / Frank E. Johnson -- A view from the US Food and Drug Administration / Thomas P. Gross [and others] -- Societal issues / John H. Fielder -- Databases for studying the epidemiology of implanted medical devices / Deborah Shatin, Roselie A. Bright, and Brad Astor -- Tissue reaction to prosthetic materials / Nathan Ravi and Hyder Ali Aliyar -- Prevention of infection in prosthetic devices / Ramona E. Simionescu and Donald J. Kennedy -- Computer modeling / Ewout W. Steyerberg -- Breast prostheses: current recommendations for care of patients after implantation of breast prostheses / Forrest S. Roth, David J. Gray, and Christian E. Paletta -- Prostheses for hernia repair / R. Ivan Beretvas -- Penile prostheses / John J. Mulcahy
Artificial urethral sphincters / David J. Rea, John P. Lavelle, and Culley C. Carson, III -- Cerebrospinal fluid shunts / Edward Rustamzadeh and Cornelius H. Lam -- Cochlear implants / Adrien A. Eshraghi [and others] -- Ossicular implants / Adrien A. Eshraghi [and others] -- Vascular prostheses / Karthikeshwar Kasirajan [and others] -- Cardiac valves / M. David Arya and Arthur J. Labovitz -- Intravascular filters and stents / Lazar J. Greenfield and Mary C. Proctor -- Vascular access devices / Christopher N. Compton and John H. Raaf -- Osseointegrated dental implants / Steven E. Eckert and Sreenivas Koka -- Cardiac pacemakers / Preben Bjerregaard and Amr El-Shafei -- Joint prostheses and internal fixation devices / Thomas J. Otto and Coles E. L'Hommedieu
Summary There are tens of millions of patients with various implanted medical devices in their bodies. This volume provides an in-depth analysis of practices for managing patients. It also provides justification of each of the practices employed with an emphasis on patients who are asymptomatic and have recovered from the implantation procedures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Prosthesis -- Physiological aspects.
Surgery -- Patients -- Health.
Implants, Artificial -- Physiological aspects.
Health education.
Prostheses and Implants.
Follow-Up Studies.
Prostheses and Implants -- adverse effects.
Prosthesis Failure.
Prosthesis-Related Infections -- prevention & control.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Frank E., 1943-
Virgo, Katherine S.
LC no. 2005006247
ISBN 0896039595 (alk. paper)
1592599753 (electronic bk.)
9780896039599 (alk. paper)
9781592599752 (electronic bk.)