A virtual prototyping interface has been developed to enable creative forward and inverse design for medical device design evaluation [1]. Two featured wheel plots allow the designers to guide the interface and explore a multiparameter design space. We propose a system to allow computational tools to work effectively with big data and to ultimately achieve simulation-based medical device design [2].

To demonstrate the proposed system, a design example of a vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB) instrument is used. VABB is one of the most common minimally invasive procedures to retrieve tissue samples for breast cancer diagnosis. An accurate diagnosis requires tissue samples with sufficient volume and good contiguity [3]. To satisfy these design requirements, a designer has to be able to evaluate the cutting performance of potential solutions. In addition, tradeoffs for each of the design parameters have to be...

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