Accession Number:

ADA409923

Title:

The Present State and Future Perspective of Biomedical Engineering in Japan

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OSAKA UNIV (JAPAN) GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2001-10-25

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

Medicine has been directly involved with life of organisms, including humans as primary focus with treatment or therapy as one of the important aims. An organism at any level of complexity possesses a variety of physiological functions. Understanding these biological functions and their complex and exquisite mechanisms is also another basic aim of medicine. Remarkable progress in medicine are made by introducing a variety of medical equipment including X-ray CT and NMR and the medical application of computers and their network systems. Modern medicine and medical treatment cannot be fully utilized without theses equipment.

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE