PAHCE 2014 - a brief overview 
April 7-12, 2014,  Brasilia, Brazil

Details: PAHCE 2014: Conference CD Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3553-6; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-DVD. Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3554-3; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-PRT. Print ISSN 2327-8161. 

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PAHCE 2014

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           Welcome to Brasilia

Welcome to Brazil

Welcome to the 9th Pan American Health Care Exchanges Conference - PAHCE 2014, an event designed to create opportunities for cooperation, coordination and mutual enrichment between research groups, health professionals and industry-related. This event discusses recent technology-driven medical practices, biomedical and bioengineering progress, new techniques and applications in health sciences across the continent. The program includes activities in three official languages (English, Spanish and Portuguese), but it is recommended that all materials should be presented and shared in a unique format and language to ensure wide distribution.

The PAHCE 2014 will be held in Brasilia, Brazil, which is quite unique in every detail. The urban design allows visitors to enjoy the beautiful blue sky, enjoy the natural luster and skyline, always within the range of vision. Its architecture, unique among others in the world, makes the city the largest open-air collection of modern architecture. Also, Brasília will host the World Cup in 2014, which is a great opportunity to know it better.The population is proud to live in a city considered World Heritage. Brasilia has the third largest fleet of boats in Brazil, with more than 6,000 registered vessels. The seasons are very well programmed, free of rain for a long period of the year, favoring the practice of free and ultra light flight, hang gliding, and parachuting, among other sports that depend on the stability of the climate. The quality of the hotel industry is first world, with the advantage of the catering section be located near three of Brasilia's best parks.

We hope you all enjoy PAHCE 2014 , as well as take advantage of the unique features of our beautiful city.

BIENVENIDO

Bienvenido al 9º Intercambio Pan Americano de Asistencia Médica, Pan American Health Care Exchanges Conference - PAHCE 2014, un evento destinado a crear oportunidades de cooperación, articulación y enriquecimiento mutuo entre los grupos de investigación, profesionales de salud y relacionados con la industria. Este evento aborda prácticas médicas orientadas para la tecnología, progresos de la biomedicina y bioingeniería, avanzos recientes y nuevas técnicas y aplicaciones en ciencias de la salud. El programa incluye actividades en tres idiomas (inglés, español y Portugués). Se recomienda a los participantes que los materiales presentados sean compartidos en formatos e idioma que garanticen su distribución.

PAHCE 2014 tendrá como sede la ciudad de Brasilia- Brasil, que es una ciudad única en cada detalle. El diseño urbanístico permite a los visitantes apreciar el bello cielo azul, apreciar el brillo natural y la línea del horizonte, siempre al alcance de la visión. La arquitectura, única en el mundo, hace de la ciudad el mayor acervo a cielo abierto de la arquitectura moderna. La población tiene el orgullo de vivir en una ciudad considerada, Patrimonio Mundial de la Humanidad. Además, Brasilia será sede de la Copa del Mundo en 2014, que es una gran oportunidad para conocerla mejor. Brasilia posee la tercera mayor frota de barcos en el Brasil, con más de 6.000 embarcaciones registradas. Las estaciones del año son bien programadas, libres de lluvias por un largo período del año, favoreciendo la práctica de vuelo libre, parapente, ala delta, así mismo de paracaidismo, entre otros deportes que dependen de la estabilidad del clima. La calidad de la industria hotelera es de primer mundo, con la ventaja del sector hotelero estar localizado próximo a tres de los mejores parques de la ciudad.

Esperamos que todos disfruten del evento PAHCE 2014 y de las maravillas que ofrece nuestra bella ciudad.

BEM VINDO

Bem-vindo ao 9º Intercâmbio Pan Americano de Assistência Médica, Pan American Health Care Exchanges Conference - PAHCE 2014, um evento destinado a criar oportunidades de cooperação, articulação e enriquecimento mútuo entre os grupos de pesquisa, profissionais de saúde e relacionados com a indústria. Este evento aborda práticas médicas orientadas para a tecnologia, progressos da biomedicina e bioengenharia, avanços recentes e novas técnicas e aplicações em ciências da saúde. O programa inclui atividades em três línguas oficiais (Inglês, Espanhol e Português), mas recomenda-se que os materiais apresentados sejam compartilhados em formato e idioma que garanta ampla distribuição.

O PAHCE 2014 será sediado Brasília, Brasil, que é uma cidade bastante singular em cada detalhe. O desenho urbano permite aos visitantes apreciar o belo céu azul, curtir o brilho natural e a linha do horizonte, sempre ao alcance da visão. A arquitetura, única no mundo, faz da cidade o maior acervo a céu aberto da arquitetura moderna. Também, Brasíia irá sediar a copa do mundo em 2014, sendo uma grande oportunidade para conhecê-la. A população tem o orgulho de viver em uma cidade considerada Património Mundial da Humanidade. Brasília possui a terceira maior frota de barcos no Brasil, com mais de 6.000 embarcações registradas. As estações do ano são muito bem programadas, livres de chuvas por um longo período do ano, favorecendo a prática de voo livre, ultraleve, asa delta, além de paraquedismo, entre outros esportes que dependem da estabilidade do clima. A qualidade da indústria hoteleira é de primeiro mundo, com a vantagem de o setor hoteleiro estar localizado perto de três dos melhores parques da cidade.

Esperamos que todos desfrutem do evento PAHCE 2014, bem como aproveitem as características únicas de nossa bela cidade.

 Dr. Lourdes Brasil, Dr. Marília Miranda Forte Gomes,
Dr. Vera Regina Fernandes da Silva, Dr. Fabiano Peruzzo Schwartz
PAHCE 2014 President,  Co-Presidents

General PAHCE management:
Dr. Lorenzo Leija Salas, PAHCE  Co-Editor 
Dr. Ron Leder, PAHCE Publications and Publicity Chair

Dr. Fabiano Peruzzo Schwartz, PAHCE Content Coordinator
Dr. Ivonne Bazan-Trujillo, PAHCE Content Coordinator

and other members of the PAHCE Team

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PAHCE 2014: Conference CD Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3553-6; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-DVD. Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3554-3; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-PRT. Print ISSN 2327-8161. 


THE PAHCE

An independent forum for emerging medical technologies and innovations in procedures and techniques, equipment and appliances, which brings health care industries together with medical personnel, engineering and technical professionals, and those engaged in medical information technologies in the academia, hospital and clinical settings, and related sectors.


CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
PAHCE 2014 CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Dra. Lourdes Brasil (PAHCE 2014 President)
Dra. Marília Miranda Forte Gomes (PAHCE 2014 Vice-President)
Dra. Vera Regina Fernandes da Silva Marães (PAHCE 2014 Vice-President)
Dr. Fabiano Peruzzo Schwartz (PAHCE 2014 President Scientific Technical Committee)
PAHCE 2014 Scientific Technical Committee (P/E/S): Georges Daniel Amvane-Nze; Leandro Cardoso; Gerardo Idrobo

General PAHCE management:
Dr. Lorenzo Leija Salas, PAHCE  Co-Editor 
Dr. Ron Leder, PAHCE Publications and Publicity Chair

Dr. Fabiano Peruzzo Schwartz, PAHCE Content Coordinator
Dr. Ivonne Bazan-Trujillo, PAHCE Content Coordinator

and other members of the PAHCE Team

Special recognition: Post-graduate program in Biomedical Engineering; Ana Paula Cordeiro Caixeta (UnB - Gama); Cássia Cristina Pereira de Solto (UnB - Gama); Érika da Silva Cruz (FINATEC);Michael D. Donath (AKamido)

Technical Support:  Alisson Pirola, Rubén Pérez Valladares, and other members of the PAHCE Team

In cooperation with SBEB (Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica), Dr. Wagner Coelho Pereira, President

PAHCE Review Board:  Dr. Fabiano Schwartz and Dr. Ivonne Bazan-Trujillo, (Coordinators and Reviewers), Dr. Adeline Zbrzeski, Dr. Alfredo Ramirez-Garcia,   Dr. Ana Leiria, Dr. André Alvarenga, Dr. Andrés Vivas, Dr. Anthony McGoron, Dr. Antoni Ivorra, Dr. Antonio Ramos, Dr. Arturo Vera, Belkys Amador M.Sc., Dr. Carlos Muskus, Dr. Carmen Muller-Karger, Dr. Cicilia Raquel, Dr. Christiano Machado, Dr. César Teixeira, Dr. Christopher Druzgalski, Cristina Soaz Ing., Dr. Diana Marcela Escobar, Dr. Diego Suarez-Bagnasco, Dr. Edwar Romero, Dr. Emin Sunbuloglu, Dr. Enrique Chong, Dr. Enrique Leon, Dr. Fabiano Schwartz, Dr. Fernando Coelli, Dr. Fernando S. Schlindwein, Dr. Georges Amvame Nze,  Dr. Gerardo Pizo, Guillermo Avendaño Ing., Dr. Hanna Hussain, Ibrahim Duhaini M.Sc., Dr. Isaac Chairez, Dr. Ivonne Bazan-Trujillo, Dr. Joan Campbell-Tofte, Dr. Joao Manuel Tavares, Dr. John Collins, Dr. Josefina Gutierrez, Dr. Juan Carlos Cruz, Dr. Juliana Uribe, Dr. Julio Hernandez-Pavon, Dr. Karla Bustamante Valles, Dr. Katia Neles da Silva, Dr. Lorenzo Leija,  Dr. Lourdes Brasil, Dr. Luay Fraiwan, Dr.Luis Eduardo Maggi , Dr. Luísiane Santana, Dr. Luis Eduardo Rodríguez, Dr. Manuel Morales-Paliza, Dr. Maira Froes, Dr. Marco Reyna-Carranza, Dr. Marcus Chaffim Costa, Dr. Maria Ruano, Dr. Mario Cepeda Rubio, Mário Fabrício Fleury M.Sc., Dr. Marilia Gomes, Dr.Mauricio Cagy Dr. Mauricio Hernández Valdivieso, Dr. Mohamad Diab,  Dr. Nazeeh Alothmany, Dr. Pedro Mayorga, Dr. Pedro Melo, Dr. Renan Almeida, Dr. Roberto Hornero, Dr. Róbinson Torres, Dr. Ron Leder, Dr. Ruben Medina, Dr. Sebastian Graf, Sergio Ponce Ing., Dr. Sierin Lim, Dr. Sofia Espinoza,  Dr. Tetsuya Yuasa,  Dr. Vera Regina Fernandes, Dr. Vesna Zeljkovic, Dr. Wagner Pereira, Dr. Walid Zgallai, Dr. Wilson Henrique Veneziano.              

Sponsors: Universidade de Brasília - UnB (http://www.unb.br/); Fundação de Empreendimentos Científicos e Tecnológicos - Finatec (http://www.finatec.org.br/site/); Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico - CNPq (http://www.cnpq.br/; Empresa Cirúrgica São Bernardo (http://www.saobernardodf.com.br/)

Social:  Mangai

PAHCE 2014 technically cosponsored by IEEE Brasilia EMB Chapter, IEEE Brasilia SectionIEEE Morelos/Mexico EMB Chapter, IEEE Mexico Section, and IEEE LA EMB Chapter

 

 

SPECIAL SESSIONS/WORKSHOPS

Technical Visit (TV1) University of Brasília Hospital – HUB; Coordinators: Prof. Dr. José Felício Silva (University of Brasília – UnB/Campus Gama), Prof. Dr. Georges Daniel Amvane-Nze.

Clinical Engineering and Technology Assessment. (C1); Presenter: Renato Garcia Ojeda (Federal University of Santa Catarina – UFSC).

Education and Professions in Biomedical Engineering. (C2); Presenter: Landulfo Silveira Junior (Camilo Castelo Branco University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering).

Speakers: Representing the UnB Rector - Prof. Dr. Jaime Martins de Santana (Dean of Research and Graduate Studies); UnB Gama Director - Prof. Dr. Alessandro Borges;UnB Ceilândia Director - Profa. Dra. Diana Pinho; PAHCE 2014 President and General Representative of PAHCE – Profa. Dra. Lourdes Brasil; President Scientific Technical Committee - Dr. Fabiano Peruzzo Schwartz

Redesigning Human. (C4); Presenter: Ted Krueguer (School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute – NY/United States).

Demographic data and methods for the health care sector. (C5); Presenter: Cássio Turra (Federal University of Minas Gerais - UFMG, Center for Development and Regional Planning – Cedeplar. President of the Brazilian Association of Population Studies – ABEP).

New technique of endoscopic decompression in lumbar canal stenosis (C6); Presenter: Marcelo Oppermann (Neurosurgeon. Forças Armadas, Hospital Santa Marta, Hospital de Clínicas de Brasília).

Bioart and health care in arts and technoscience: creative technologies and innovation reengineering life. (C7);Presenter: Diana Domingues (University of Brasília – UnB/Campus Gama).

Medical Equipment Assessment. (C8); Presenter: Murilo Contó (Department of Management and Merger of Health Technology – CONITEC. Ministry of Health – Brasília/DF).
 


PAHCE PROFESIONAL INITIATIVE AWARD 2014*

Dr. Claudio Meirovich
, Spain
Dr.
Josefina Gutierrez, Mexico
Dr.
Marco Reyna, Mexico

*Recognition of the earliest formal registration, submission of recognized work, and conference contribution.


PAHCE INSTITUTIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD 2014*

University of Brasilia, Brasilia, Brazil
 

* institutional recognition of an  exceptional participation and  substantial range of scientific/ clinical contributions.


PAHCE TRANSCONTINENTAL OUTREACH RECOGNITION 2014*  

Dr. Vesna Zeljkovic, China
Dr.
Claudio Meirovich, Spain

* A selected recognition of contribution  from beyond  the Pan American continent.


 

 

TRACK – C0 CHAIRS

Andrea Alarcón Aldana, Cristiano Mendes, Diana Domingues, Fabiano Schwartz, Georges Amvane Nze,  Gerardo Pizo, Josefina Gutierrez, Lorenzo Leija Salas, Marco A Reyna, Marília Gomes,  Mario Cepeda Rubio, Pedro Mayorga Ortiz, Sara Diamond, Vera Marães, Vesna Zeljkovic.                                       

  


THE PAHCE

An independent forum for emerging medical technologies and innovations in procedures and techniques, equipment and appliances, which brings health care industries together with medical personnel, engineering and technical professionals, and those engaged in medical information technologies in the academia, hospital and clinical settings, and related sectors.

References: ISBN 970–94677–0–0(2006), ISBN 970–94677–2–7 (2007), ISBN 978-1-60585-006-1 (2008), ISBN (2009) (978-1-4244-3669-9) AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™; CMA Certification in CME ; PAHCE 2009: ISBN 978-1-4244-3669-9; Library of Congress: 2008911781; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP0918G; Proceedings (Print) (Prod #: CFP0918G-PRT ISBN: 9781424436682). Digital Library. PAHCE 2010: Conference CD-ROM Version: ISBN: 978-1-4244-6293-3; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1018G-CDR.  Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4244-6292-6; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1018G-PRT. PAHCE 2011: Conference CD  Version: ISBN: 978-1-61284-917-1; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1118G-CDR.  Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-61284-916-4; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1118G-PRT. PAHCE 2012: Conference CD  Version: ISBN: 978-1-4673-1133-5 ; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1218G-CDR. Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4673-1132-8; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1218G-PRT; PAHCE 2013: Conference CD Version: ISBN: 978-1-4673-6256-6; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1318G-CDR. Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4673-6255-9; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1318G-PRT. PAHCE 2014: Conference CD Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3553-6; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-DVD. Print Version: ISBN: 978-1-4799-3554-3; IEEE Catalog Number: CFP1418G-PRT. Print ISSN 2327-8161. 

PAHCE LIAISONS and COUNTRY PROFILE EDITORS

PAHCE LIAISONS: Andrei Issakov (Europe/Switzerland); Antonio Ramos (Europe/Spain); Arturo Vera (Mexico); Baset Khalaf (South Africa); Carmen Müller-Karger (South America/Venezuela); Carola Yucra (South America/Bolivia); Christiane Beyer (Europe/Germany); Ernesto Suaste (Mexico); Esther Rodriguez-Villegas (Europe/England); Fabiano Schwartz (South America/Central Brazil); Guillermo Avendaño (South America/Chile); Hana Husain (Middle East/Kuwait); Honren Liao (Asia/Japan); Ibrahim Duhaini (Middle East/Lebanon); Jackrit Suthakorn (Asia/Thailand); João Tavares (Europe/Portugal); Juan Carlos (Central America/El Salvador); Kátia Neles (South America/Coastal Brazil);  Kim Kyeong (Asia/Korea); Luay Fraiwan (Middle East/Jordan); Marco A. Reyna (Northern Mexico); Mario Castaneda (Northern California); Miguel Gutierrez (Asia/the Philippines); Monique Frize (Canada); Nazeeh Alothmany  (Middle East/Saudi Arabia); Nelson Escobar (South America/Colombia); Ricardo Armentano (South America/Argentina/ Uruguay); Rocio Callupe (South America/Peru); Tobey Clark (Eastern US); Toh Siew-Lok (Asia/Singapore); Tom Judd (Central US); Yousef  Al-Assaf  (Middle  East/UAE); PAHCE Team (Southern California and all other regions) 

COUNTRY PROFILE EDITORS: Dr. Alvarez Joaquin Ernesto; Dr. Alvarado Rosa Isabel; Dr. Arriola Héctor Gerardo; Avendaño Cervantes Guillermo E., BME Eng.; Batista Ricardo, MD. MSc.; Calil Saide Jorge, Ph. D; Callupe Rocío, M. en IB; Castro Luis, M.Sc.; Carola Yucra, Eng.; Ciani José L.; Druzgalski Christopher, Ph.D.; Dr. Escobar Juan Dario Ortigoza; Flores José Maria, Eng.; Dr. Gonzalez Gaston; Dr. José María Maya; Dra. Gonzalez de Karina Navarro; Guerreiro da Silva Walter, M.Sc.; Lara Alvarado Carlos, M. en Ing.;  Ortigoza Juan Nicolas, Est. de Ing.;  Pino Alea José Raúl Ponce;  Ponce Juan Carlos, BSCSE; Dr. Reyna Marco Antonio; Dra. Raphael Zurich Thelma; Dr. Snyder Richard; Dr. Juan Esteban Valencia.