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Themed collection Implantable Devices

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Insight: implantable medical devices

This perspective article provides an overview of the implantable medical device ecosystem, highlights recent developments, and discusses challenges and opportunities for translation of new innovative implants enabled by microtechnologies and microfabrication.

Graphical abstract: Insight: implantable medical devices
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
Critical Review

Soft implantable microelectrodes for future medicine: prosthetics, neural signal recording and neuromodulation

Soft based implantable devices have provided various potential diagnostic options and therapeutic methods in diverse medical fields.

Graphical abstract: Soft implantable microelectrodes for future medicine: prosthetics, neural signal recording and neuromodulation
From the themed collection: Lab on a Chip Recent Review Articles
Critical Review

Materials for microfabricated implantable devices: a review

A review of microfabricated implantable devices that examines the critical role of material choice in design and fabrication.

Graphical abstract: Materials for microfabricated implantable devices: a review
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
Critical Review

Miniaturized optogenetic neural implants: a review

This article reviews recent developments in miniaturized neural implants for optogenetics, highlights major improvements enabled by microtechnologies, and discusses challenges faced by developers and adopters of these new technologies.

Graphical abstract: Miniaturized optogenetic neural implants: a review
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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Implantable wireless battery recharging system for bladder pressure chronic monitoring

This paper presents an implantable wireless battery recharging system design for bladder pressure chronic monitoring.

Graphical abstract: Implantable wireless battery recharging system for bladder pressure chronic monitoring
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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Neural probes with multi-drug delivery capability

Multi-functional neural probes are promising platforms to conduct efficient and effective in-depth studies of brain by recording neural signals as well as modulating the signals with various stimuli.

Graphical abstract: Neural probes with multi-drug delivery capability
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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Miniaturized, biopsy-implantable chemical sensor with wireless, magnetic resonance readout

A new, miniaturized chemical sensor – implanted via needle biopsy – measures tissue pH and oxygen tension in vivo.

Graphical abstract: Miniaturized, biopsy-implantable chemical sensor with wireless, magnetic resonance readout
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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A cyclically actuated electrolytic drug delivery device

This work, focusing on an implantable drug delivery system, presents the first prototype electrolytic pump that combines a catalytic reformer and a cyclically actuated mode.

Graphical abstract: A cyclically actuated electrolytic drug delivery device
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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Magnetic micro-device for manipulating PC12 cell migration and organization

A ferromagnetic micropatterned device generating highly localized magnetic fields with controllable magnetic flux densities to manipulate neuron-like cell migration and organization at the microscale level.

Graphical abstract: Magnetic micro-device for manipulating PC12 cell migration and organization
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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An artificial blood vessel implanted three-dimensional microsystem for modeling transvascular migration of tumor cells

We developed an artificial blood vessel implanted 3D microfluidic system for reproducing vascular functions and transvascular migration of tumor cells. Based on this model, the adhesion and transvascular migration of tumor cells across the artificial blood vessel have been well reproduced.

Graphical abstract: An artificial blood vessel implanted three-dimensional microsystem for modeling transvascular migration of tumor cells
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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Wireless implantable chip with integrated nitinol-based pump for radio-controlled local drug delivery

We demonstrate an active, implantable drug delivery device embedded with a microfluidic pump that is driven by a radio-controlled actuator for temporal drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: Wireless implantable chip with integrated nitinol-based pump for radio-controlled local drug delivery
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
Open Access Paper

Application of an acoustofluidic perfusion bioreactor for cartilage tissue engineering

Bioengineering neocartilage grafts of human articular chondrocytes in a custom-built microfluidic perfusion bioreactor with integrated ultrasound standing wave trap.

Graphical abstract: Application of an acoustofluidic perfusion bioreactor for cartilage tissue engineering
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
Open Access Paper

A highly flexible and compact magnetoresistive analytic device

A highly flexible GMR-based microfluidic analytic device was demonstrated to analyze droplets of various dimensions and different concentrations of magnetic contents.

Graphical abstract: A highly flexible and compact magnetoresistive analytic device
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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A microfluidic reciprocating intracochlear drug delivery system with reservoir and active dose control

A wearable system for intracochlear drug delivery with controllable dosing for small animals, incorporating a novel micropump and drug reservoir.

Graphical abstract: A microfluidic reciprocating intracochlear drug delivery system with reservoir and active dose control
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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A differential dielectric affinity glucose sensor

A differential dielectric sensor integrated with microfluidic chambers for implantable glucose monitoring in interstitial fluid within subcutaneous tissue.

Graphical abstract: A differential dielectric affinity glucose sensor
From the themed collection: Implantable Devices
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About this collection

This collection of papers showcases novel research in the topic of implantable devices. The collection contains review articles and primary research papers and covers topics such as implantable sensors (physical, chemical, electrochemical), actuators, systems for drug or chemical delivery, electrical connections and probes, as well as new advances in ancillary components.

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