Biomedical engineering combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve healthcare diagnosis and treatment. Applications include the development of prostheses, medical devices, implants, and technologies such as regenerative tissue growth as well as pharmaceutical drugs.
In case of open-heart surgery, an external blood pump maintains the circulatory pressure. Venous blood is collected, oxygenated and pumped into the body through an aortic cannula. The so-cal[…]LEARN MORE