This journal – the first of its kind in Costa Rica - showcases the work of students and faculty carried out as part of the focal point for scholarly basic and applied research on materials in the medical device field. Works carried out outside of the program on related topics are also welcome to submit a contribution.

Vol. 2 No. 2 (2018): Journal of Engineering in Medical Devices

Official Journal of Medical Devices Engineering in Costa Rica, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Costa Rica Institute of Technology (TEC).

This journal – the first of its kind in Costa Rica - showcases the work of students and faculty carried out as part of the focal point for scholarly basic and applied research on materials in the medical device field. Works carried out outside of the program on related topics are also welcome to submit a contribution.

Vol ll. October 2017-March 2018.

Print ISSN: 2215-4914.

Published: 2019-05-09

Medical devices for treatmet of cleft lip and cleft palate after surgical procedure

Gustavo Rojas-Soto, David De Faria-Castro, Miceldy Rios-Sanabria, Victor Carmona-Infante

4-12

Design of a medical device for superficial suturing upper and lower extremities

Michelle Orozco-Brenes, José A. Jiménez-Chavarría, Dagoberto Arias-Aguilar

13-19

Alternative Biomedical Materials for Prosthetics: Ti-6Al-7Nb and Nylon 6

Miguel Araya, Manuel Campabadal, Joaquín González-Hernández, Jorge M. Cubero-Sesin

22-30

Characterization of ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) used in orthopedic insoles

Miguel Ángel Zerpa-Catanho, Ana Julia Sanahuja-Vindas, Sebastián Cordero-Hidalgo, Adrián Bogantes-Saborio, Jorge M. Cubero-Sesin

31-40

Characterization of impurities in 304 stainless steel cables used in the assembly of medical devices

Wilber Mora, Giovanni Ramírez, Rita Rojas, Andrés Picado, Jorge M. Cubero-Sesin

41-49

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