Date of Award

Fall 1971

Degree Type

Thesis - Restricted

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Biomedical Engineering

First Advisor

Linehan, John, H.

Abstract

One of the major problems in orthopedic surgery is the treatment of malignant bone tumors. Recently cryosurgery has shown promise in this area. This thesis will develop a oryounit to make this type of cryosurgeny easier and more effective. Mathematical models will also be shown to model the freezing curves of bone.

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