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Simulation of a Novel Intrathecal Device for CSF Sampling and Delivery of Chemotherapy in Leukemia Patients

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Alicia De Hoyos Reyes

Bioana SAPI de CV, Monterrey, Mexico

Paper No. DMD2019-3246, pp. V001T07A003; 5 pages
  • 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • 2019 Design of Medical Devices Conference
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, April 15–18, 2019
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4103-7
  • Copyright © 2019 by ASME


Current chemotherapy delivery methods and CSF sampling in leukemia pediatric patients represents a challenge with multiple associated risks creating the need for a more efficient technique. The proposed design of a novel intrathecal device was submitted to computer simulation analysis finding promising results regarding the fluid behavior inside the port and the structural performance of the components.

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