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Design of an Implantable Artificial Pancreas

  • Yvonne Ho
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Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

Abstract

This chapter presents an overview of the implantable artificial pancreas and its modular components including: (a) scalable micropumps which passively reduce flow rate from the micropump enabling flow reduction of up to 20 times, (b) the insulin reservoir which minimizes the probability of air bubbles, if any, leaving the reservoir and (c) two fluidic flow connections which integrate blood glucose sensing and drug delivery.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore

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