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Metrology and Standards Needs of Some Categories of Medical Devices



J C. Chiao, Julian M. Goldman, David A. Heck, Peter Kazanzides, William J. Peine, James B. Stiehl, Dwight Yen, Nicholas Dagalakis


With rapid advances in meso, micro and nano scale technology devices and electronics a new generation of advance medical devices is emerging, which promises less invasive and more accurate, automated and effective medical treatments. We examined the technological and economic status of five different categories of medical devices. A set of metrology needs is identified for each one of these categories of medical devices and suggestions are made for addressing them.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -


Computer Assisted Surgical Navigation, Medical Devices, Networked Medical Device Interoperability, Neurostimulation Implants, Surgical Robots Surgical Simulation Systems


Chiao, J. , Goldman, J. , Heck, D. , Kazanzides, P. , Peine, W. , Stiehl, J. , Yen, D. and Dagalakis, N. (2008), Metrology and Standards Needs of Some Categories of Medical Devices, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created April 29, 2008, Updated October 12, 2021