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Project Status:
Completed
Project Description:
The project aims to develop a total knee replacement system that is affordable, and easy for the orthopaedic surgeon to use. The knee system will be designed to match the Asian knee anatomy, which sometimes cannot be accommodated optimally by knee implant designs based on Caucasian knees. Published studies on Asian knee anatomy will be reviewed and... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
This project aims to develop a targeting device for distal locking of intramedullary nails without using X-rays. The device will use a patent-pending sensor system to detect the location of the distal screw holes. Design improvements and system accuracy will be investigated, and pilot runs will conducted and validated.
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
The project intends to enhance capacities of commercially available biomedical devices with a control device that will interface with the CHITS (Community Health Information and Tracking System) and eTriage systems under development by UP Manila to provide an electronic medical records system, message handling and transmittal, respectively. The su... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
This study will be a collaboration between Jhpiego and the University of the Philippines to conduct an exploratory study on the performance characteristics of the CryoPop for treatment of cervical dysplasia in women (with normal cervical cytology Part 1). If successful, a pilot clinical trial to document safety and effectiveness with eliminatio... [read more]
Project Status:
Ongoing
Project Description:
Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) is a repetitive, partial or complete occlusion of the upper airway during sleep1. This results in sleep disturbances and oxygen deprivation among patients.  Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome treatment is expensive, though the incidence in the country is still undetermined.  Diagnosed patients often find diff... [read more]