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1. Balter, Max Loeb, 1989-. Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis.

Degree: PhD, Biomedical Engineering, 2017, Rutgers University

Diagnostic blood testing is the most ubiquitous clinical procedure in the world, and influences 80% of medical decisions made in hospital, ambulatory, and primary care settings. However, manual blood draw success rates depend heavily on clinician skill and patient physiology, and results are generated almost exclusively in centralized labs from large-volume samples using labor-intensive analytical techniques. This dissertation describes the development of a medical device that enables complete end-to-end blood testing by performing blood draws and providing diagnostic results in fully automated fashion. The device couples an image-guided venipuncture robot, to address the challenges of routine venous access, with a centrifuge-based blood analyzer to obtain quantitative measurements of hematology within minutes of the sample collection. The system uses 3D near-infrared and ultrasound imaging to guide the robotic needle insertion, a sample handling module to deliver the sample to the processing unit, and an analyzer capable of performing multi-analyte detection. In a series of engineering tests, phantom studies, and motion tracking experiments, the venipuncture robot demonstrated sub-millimeter accuracy, real-time needle servoing in response to moving targets, and improved cannulation success rates compared to manual techniques. Multi-analyte detection was then demonstrated on the blood analyzer through white blood cell counting using a bulk-cell analysis approach, and an absorption-based hemoglobin assay. Once translated, this technology has the potential to impact a number of clinical environments, including laboratory testing facilities, pediatric hospitals, oncology care centers, and emergency settings. The underlying technological advancements cover a spectrum of research disciplines, including hematology and diagnostic medicine, optics and microfluidics, as well as robotics and medical device development.

Advisors/Committee Members: Yarmush, Martin l (chair), Maguire, Timothy J (internal member), Pierce, Mark (internal member), Nikitczuk, Kevin (outside member).

Subjects/Keywords: Robotics in medicine; Veins – Puncture

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APA (6th Edition):

Balter, Max Loeb, 1. (2017). Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis. (Doctoral Dissertation). Rutgers University. Retrieved from https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/53084/

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Balter, Max Loeb, 1989-. “Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis.” 2017. Doctoral Dissertation, Rutgers University. Accessed July 11, 2020. https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/53084/.

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Balter, Max Loeb, 1989-. “Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis.” 2017. Web. 11 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Balter, Max Loeb 1. Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis. [Internet] [Doctoral dissertation]. Rutgers University; 2017. [cited 2020 Jul 11]. Available from: https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/53084/.

Council of Science Editors:

Balter, Max Loeb 1. Robotic devices for automated venipuncture and diagnostic blood analysis. [Doctoral Dissertation]. Rutgers University; 2017. Available from: https://rucore.libraries.rutgers.edu/rutgers-lib/53084/

2. Nikitczuk, Kevin P., 1983-. Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response.

Degree: Biomedical Engineering, 2011, Rutgers University

Subjects/Keywords: Polymeric drug delivery systems; Tumors—Immunological aspects

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APA (6th Edition):

Nikitczuk, Kevin P., 1. (2011). Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response. (Thesis). Rutgers University. Retrieved from http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/rucore10001600001.ETD.000063542

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Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Nikitczuk, Kevin P., 1983-. “Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response.” 2011. Thesis, Rutgers University. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/rucore10001600001.ETD.000063542.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Nikitczuk, Kevin P., 1983-. “Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response.” 2011. Web. 11 Jul 2020.

Vancouver:

Nikitczuk, Kevin P. 1. Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response. [Internet] [Thesis]. Rutgers University; 2011. [cited 2020 Jul 11]. Available from: http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/rucore10001600001.ETD.000063542.

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Nikitczuk, Kevin P. 1. Polymer based immune modulation for the generation of an anti-tumor immune response. [Thesis]. Rutgers University; 2011. Available from: http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.1/rucore10001600001.ETD.000063542

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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