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Briefs: Medical

Treatment to control involuntary body movements characteristic of Parkinson's disease could someday be guided by brain signals recorded by electrodes inside a fashionable hat. That is a piece of a...

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Applications: Medical

What’s the most efficient way to design the appropriate embedded logic into a laboratory device? More and more often, the answer is to use computer-on-modules, even...

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Features: Energy

Safety and reliability are the key concerns when determining the right power source for a medical device. Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are often considered for their higher...

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Applications: IoMT

Technological advancements are making medical devices increasingly feature-rich and miniaturized: two performance characteristics that are inherently...

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Features: Medical
Development of a Non-Surgical Circulatory Support Device for the Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure Omar Benavides, PhD, Senior Product Development Engineer; Benjamin Hertzog, PhD,...
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Applications: Medical

A team of life science entrepreneurs in Houston, TX, has developed the first catheter-deployed circulatory assist device intended for long-term use to treat chronic heart...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Cardiac surgeons and cardiologists at the University of Maryland Heart Center are part of a multi-center clinical trial evaluating the efficacy of powering heart pumps through a skull-based...

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Features: Electronics & Computers

A growing array of electronic devices are available to healthcare providers, patients, and their families, including glucose meters, blood pressure...

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Mission Accomplished: Medical

An estimated one and half million individuals seek medical treatment for head trauma in the US each year, and annually about 10 million individuals seek treatment for head...

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Features: Motion Control

Today, powered surgical hand tools are used in almost all surgical specialties: ENT, Orthopedics, Neurology, Eye, and Plastics. Initially pneumatic powered,...

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Mission Accomplished: Medical

Epilepsy affects 50 million people worldwide, but in a third of these cases, medication cannot keep seizures from occurring. One solution is to shoot a short pulse of...

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Dan Sanchez on How to Improve Extruded Components
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Improving extruded components requires careful attention to a number of factors, including dimensional tolerance, material selection, and processing. Trelleborg’s Dan Sanchez provides detailed insights into each of these considerations to help you advance your device innovations while reducing costs and speeding time to market.

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Residual Levels for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish safe EO Residual levels for medical devices, Medical Design Briefs recently spoke with Leonard Harris, Manager, Chemistry and Container Testing for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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