March 1, 2017|Medical Medical Design Briefs - March 2017 Here are links to this issue's Features, Tech Briefs, Products and more. You can download the complete issue, LOGIN TO DOWNLOAD Don't have an account? Sign up here. Subscribe to future issues. SUBSCRIBE Inside this issue Features Articles Fixating on Innovation: A Revolution in Spinal Fusion Surgery Connector Technology: Miniaturization in Medical Devices MES as a Single Source of Truth: Achieving Regulatory Compliance at Sparton Maintaining Quality and Efficiency of Extrusion Tooling Products New Products: March 2017 Medical Design Briefs Global Innovations Device Combines Ultrasound and Photoacoustics to Improve Imaging Applications Improving Outcomes: 3D Printed Models for Simulating Surgery Technology Leaders Computational Fluid Dynamics in Extrusion Tooling Tech Briefs Tech Briefs Soft Robot Offers New Treatment Option for Heart Failure Researchers Use Nature's Weaving Formula to Engineer Advanced Functional Materials Sound Waves Create Whirlpools to Round Up Tiny Signs of Disease Blood-Repellent Materials: A New Approach to Medical Implants Wearable ‘Watches’ to Monitor Your Blood Pressure View the discussion thread.