Microtechnologies in advanced medicine

Masaharu Murata, Makoto Hashizume

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article


The recent progresses in microtechnologies open new possibilities in terms of design and improve performances. Especially, the microtechnology was a key technology for novel medical devices over the latter half of 20 century. In this review, we described the current status and future prospects of the devices for minimally invasive diagnosis and therapy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)369-372
Number of pages4
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Sensors and Micromachines
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2008


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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