Mateus V. O. Costa

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A 26-yr-old male patient was referred to the outpatient clinic with a history of recurrent respiratory infections since 8 yrs of age and a daily productive cough with purulent sputum. He related nasal sneezing, hoarseness and wheezing episodes to weather changes and exposure to dusts and chemicals. Dyspnoea on exertion was present during exacerbations. He(More)
Main goal of this research is to design and fabricate an exoskeleton type assistive device for polymyositis patients, which is extremely compact, lightweight and also comfortable. In order to achieve this goal, the target motion of the device is focused on eating motion which is one of the most important task of daily life. Also, the exoskeleton is designed(More)
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