Dr. Stanley E. Rittgers


Dr. Stanley E. Rittgers
Dr. Stanley E. Rittgers
 

Dr. Stanley E. Rittgers
Professor

Phone: 330.972.6031
Fax: 330.374.8834
Office: OLRC 301E
E-mail:

srittgers@uakron.edu



  Education
B.S. Degree Mechanical Engineering: State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968
M.S. Degree Mechanical Engineering: Ohio State University, 1975
Ph.D. Degree Biomedical Engineering: Ohio State University, 1978

  Professional and Honorary Societies
Tau Beta Pi
Sigma Xi
American Society for Engineering Education
Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation
Society of Vascular Technology
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
IEEE - Engineering in Medicine
IEEE - Biology Society
Biomedical Engineering Society
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Ohio Academy of Science

  Recent Patents
"Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Seeding: Apparatus and Procedure", Patent Serial No. 5,714,359
"Electrostatic Endothelial Ceel Seeding and DNA Transfection", Patent Serial No. 5,723,324

  Research Intrests
Cardiovascular Hemodynamics
Noninvasive Diagnostics
Ultrasound Doppler Techniques
In Vitro Flow Modeling
Arterial Bypass Grafting
Blood Shear and Vascular Hyperplasia
Cardiovascular Drug Delivery

  Recent Publications
Bowlin GL and Rittgers SE: Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Seeding Technique: Feasibility Testing and Prototype Apparatus Development. Cell Transplantation 6:623-629, 1998

Bowlin GL and Rittgers SE: Electrostatic Endothelial Cell Seeding Technique: Device. Cell Transplantation 6:631-637, 1998

Cao J and Rittgers SE: Particle motion within in vitro models of stenosed internal carotid and left anterior descending coronary arteries. Ann Biomed Engr 26:190-199, 1998

Bowlin GL, Rittgers SE, Milsted A and Schmidt SP: In vitro evaluation of electrostatic endothelial cell transplantation onto 4 mm I.D. e-PTFE grafts. J Vasc Surg 27:504-511, 1998

Burns S, Rittgers SE and Donovan DL: Diagnostic value of Doppler color flow indices in detection of carotid artery stenosis. Video J Color Flow Imag 8:18-22, 1998

Keynton RS, Evancho MM, Sims RL, and Rittgers SE: The effect of graft caliber upon wall shear within in vivo distal vascular anastomoses. J Biomech Engr 121:79-88, 1999

Bowlin GL, Rittgers SE, Schmidt SP, Alexander T, Sheffer DB and Milsted A: Optimization of an endothelial cell transplanta- tion technique using 4 mm I.D. e-PTFE vascular prostheses. Cell Transplantation 9:???-???, 2000

Nair MS, Duerk JL, Rittgers SE and Simonetti OP: Design of MR flow quantification sequences using constrained optimization and coincident point of expansion (POE) for both spatial and velocity encoding. Submitted to J Mag Reson Imag, 2000

Keynton RS, Evancho MM, Sims RL, Rodway NV, Gobin A and Rittgers SE: Intimal hyperplasia and wall shear in arterial bypass graft distal anastomoses: An in vivo model study. Submitted to J Biomech Engr, 2000


  Recent Presentations
Rittgers SE, Yu Y and Strony JT: Thrombus formation in moderate coronary stenosis using 2D-LDA. World Congress Biomechanics, Sapporo, Japan, Aug 2-8, 1998

Rittgers SE, Wu V and Strony JT: Biofluid and biochemical simulation of thrombus formation in a moderate coronary stenosis. World Congress Biomechanics, Sapporo, Japan, Aug 2-8, 1998

Bowlin GL, Rittgers SE, Bulgrin J and Sims R: In vivo evaluation of electrostatic endothelial cell seeded vascular prostheses: Histology Data. BMES Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, Oct. 10-13, 1998

Bowlin GL, Rittgers SE, Bulgrin J and Sims R: Thromboresistance of electrostatically seeded endothelial cells on 4 mm I.D. e-PTFE using a canine femoral arterial model. Advances in Bioengineering, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Anaheim, CA, November 15-20, 1998

Li XM and Rittgers SE: Hemodynamic factors at the distal end-to-side anastomosis of a bypass graft with different POS:DOS ratios. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conf., Big Sky, Mont, Jun 16- 20, 1999

Casas F, Timmons WD, DeAbreu-Garcia JA and Rittgers SE: Grey box adaptive control of mean arterial blood pressure. EMBS/BMES Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 13-16, 1999

Li XM and Rittgers SE: Effect of Different POS:DOS Ratios on Hemodynamics at the Distal End-to-Side Anastomosis of a Bypass Graft. EMBS/BMES Conference, Atlanta, GA, Oct 13-16, 1999

Bowlin GL, Fields C, Cassano A, Allen C, Meyer A, Rittgers SE, and Makhoul RG: Post-Implantation evidence of origin/persistence of electrostatically seeded endothelial cells. BMES Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Oct. 12-14, 2000


 
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