Indwelling Neural Implants: Strategies for Contending with the In Vivo Environment, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Indwelling Neural Implants

Strategies for Contending with the In Vivo Environment, 1st Edition

Edited by William M. Reichert

CRC Press

296 pages

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Despite enormous advances made in the development of external effector prosthetics over the last quarter century, significant questions remain, especially those concerning signal degradation that occurs with chronically implanted neuroelectrodes.

Offering contributions from pioneering researchers in neuroprosthetics and tissue repair, Indwel

Table of Contents

Overview of Wound Healing in Different Tissue Types. Considerations for Chronically Implanted Electrodes for Brain Interfacing. Thermal Considerations for the Design of an Implanted Cortical Brain-Machine Interface. In Vitro Models for Neuroelectrodes: A Paradigm for Studying Tissue-Materials Interactions in the Brain. In Vivo Solute Diffusivity in Brain Tissue Surrounding Indwelling Neural Implants. A Molecular Perspective on Understanding and Modulating the Performance of Chronic Central Nervous System (CNS) Recording Electrodes. Soft, Fuzzy, and Bioactive Conducting Polymers for Improving the Chronic Performance of Neural Prosthetic Devices. Strategies for Regeneration and Repair in the Injured Central Nervous System.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience