Special Issue

Topic: Implantable Devices in Bio-medical Applications

A Special Issue of Soft Science

ISSN 2769-5441 (Online)

Submission deadline: 31 Jan 2024

Guest Editor(s)

Prof. Kyung-In Jang
Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), Daegu, Korea.

Special Issue Introduction

Advances in bio-medical engineering have revolutionized the field of healthcare, offering innovative solutions to improve the quality of life for patients with various medical conditions. Among these advancements, implantable devices have emerged as a remarkable technological breakthrough, enabling the precise monitoring, diagnosis, and treatment of a wide range of health conditions. These miniature devices, often referred to as bio-implants, have the potential to transform traditional medical practices by seamlessly integrating with the human body and providing personalized healthcare solutions.

The Special Issue on "Implantable Devices in Bio-medical Applications" aims to showcase the latest research and developments in this rapidly evolving field. This issue serves as a platform to bring together experts, researchers, and practitioners from diverse disciplines, including bioengineering, materials science, electronics, and clinical medicine, to share their insights, experiences, and innovative approaches.

The integration of implantable devices into the human body offers tremendous opportunities to monitor physiological parameters, diagnose diseases, deliver targeted therapies, and even restore lost functionalities. The advancements in microelectronics, wireless communication, biocompatible materials, and energy harvesting have paved the way for the development of highly sophisticated and efficient implantable devices. These devices can now collect real-time data, transmit them wirelessly to external monitoring systems, and respond to specific stimuli, thereby enabling personalized healthcare and improving patient outcomes.

This Special Issue covers a wide range of topics related to implantable devices, including but not limited to:
● Design and fabrication of implantable sensors and actuators;
● Biocompatible materials for implantable devices;
● Wireless communication and power transfer for implants;
● Energy harvesting and power management in implantable devices;
● Signal processing and data analysis techniques for implantable devices;
● Novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches using implantable devices;
● Implantable devices for neural interfaces and neuroprosthetics;
● Biomechanical considerations and challenges in implantable devices;
● Regulatory and ethical aspects of implantable medical devices.

We invite original research articles, reviews, and case studies that address these related topics, with a focus on novel concepts, experimental studies, computational modeling, and clinical applications. The Special Issue encourages contributions from both academia and industry, fostering collaboration and knowledge exchange between researchers and practitioners.

The ultimate goal of this Special Issue is to foster advancements in implantable devices and their integration into clinical practice, ultimately enhancing patient care, improving treatment outcomes, and paving the way for future breakthroughs in bio-medical engineering. We hope that the research presented in this issue will inspire new ideas, collaborations, and innovative solutions in the exciting field of implantable devices, further propelling the progress of bio-medical engineering and transforming healthcare as we know it.

We look forward to receiving your valuable contributions to this Special Issue on "Implantable Devices in Bio-medical Applications" and are confident that it will serve as a catalyst for groundbreaking advancements in this rapidly evolving field.

Submission Deadline

31 Jan 2024

Submission Information

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Submission Deadline: 31 Jan 2024
Contacts: April Sha, Assistant Editor, Assistant_Editor@softscijournal.com

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