Institute Elective

Institute Elective Course


   BM 600


Course Co-ordinator Prof. S. Mukherji

 

Total Lectures Lecture
No.
Topic
Introduction to BME

1

1

Application of Engineering in Medicine
Neuromuscular System

9

2

The cell membrane …

3

Electrical Potentials in the human body .. generation

4

Neurons, synapses and muscles

5

Electrical properties of nerves and muscles

6

Conduction of electrical signals in the human body

7

The failure / abnormalities of generation and conduction

8

Detection of problems .. Impact of engineering on medical practice

9

Correction of problems .. classical engineering approach

10

Correction of problems .. The molecular biology approach
Cardiovascular System

9

11

Anatomy & Physiology of the Heart … Generation of Biopotentials

12

ECG and the cardiac cycle

13

Problems in the electrical system of the heart and detection

14

Solutions to electrical problems in the heart

15

Blood and vascular modelling, Haemodynamics

16

Vascular diseases, catheterization, Angiography & Angioplasty

17

Windkessel model of Cardiovascular system

18

Engineering in Cardiovascular disease management, Heart-lung bypass machines,

19

Left ventricular assist devices, Total Artificial heart and Pacemakers
Mid Semester

1

MID SEMESTER EXAM Week
Skeletal System (including Prosthetics)

5

20

Biomechanics of the skeletal structure

21

Bone prosthetics

22

Biomaterials

23

Biomaterials and Implantable sensors

24

Testing of Biomaterials – in vitro and in vivo.
Excretory System (including Dialysis)

5

25

Renal Anatomy & Physiology

26

Functioning of the nephron

27

Dialysis machines & mass transport

28

Analysis of mass transport in a dialyser

29

Patient dialyser model
Medical Imaging

8

30

X-rays

31

X-rays & Medical Imaging

32

Design considerations of X-ray tubes

33

Medical Image Processing – projections, 3D-2D, slice identification

34

CAT

35

NMR

36

MRI

37

PET / SPECT
Applications of Molecular Biology and Immunology

4

38

Cellular Engineering and Genetic Engineering – Intro

39

Antigen – antibody reaction and how to use them in diagnosis

40

Elisa tests, cytofluorograph

41

The AIDS epidemic – origin, progress and research
Ethical considerations in Medical Research

1

42