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R&D: Medical
Scaffold insertion also appeared to be as safe as angioplasty, in terms of procedure-related complications.
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Features: Materials
With all the benefits implantable systems offer therapy developers, clinicians, and patients, it is easy to see why market projections for this segment are on the rise.
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Briefs: Medical
Researchers at MIT and Tufts University have devised an alternative computational approach based on a type of artificial intelligence algorithm known as a large language model.
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Briefs: Medical

A revolutionary pacemaker that re-establishes the heart’s naturally irregular beat is set to be trialed in New Zealand heart patients this year, following successful animal trials.

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R&D: Medical

As advances in wearable devices push the amount of information they can provide consumers, sensors increasingly must conform to the contours of the body. One approach applies the...

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Global Innovations: Medical

Engineers at EPFL and ETH have developed a variable stiffness catheter made of nontoxic threads that can transition between soft and rigid states during surgery. It...

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Features: Medical
The SLG47004 can be used as a cost-effective integrated solution for the analog front-end of an ECG monitor.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The noninvasive nanochip applies a harmless electric spark to deliver specific genes in a fraction of a second.
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Briefs: Medical
The algorithm was able to accurately detect irregular heart rhythms, indicating possible atrial fibrillation.
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Briefs: AR/AI
AI enables examination of hearts for scar tissue, eliminating the need for contrast injections.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The system promotes myocardial regeneration after a cardiac event.
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R&D: Energy
The cardiac pacemaker of the future could be powered by the heart itself.
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Features: Materials
Pulse Technologies has developed a patented technology that uses ultrashort pulse lasers to restructure surfaces in electrode materials and implantables.
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Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A nanosensor-based system measures cardiac micropotential energies.
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R&D: AR/AI
A new tool could speed up the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases.
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Applications: Motion Control
See how robots are helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
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R&D: Semiconductors & ICs
A flexible heat harvesting device shows better efficiency at retaining heat to power the device.
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Briefs: Test & Measurement
The stent delivers regenerative stem cell-derived therapy to blood-starved tissue.
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R&D: Wearables
A smart speaker acts as a contactless monitor for both regular and irregular heartbeats
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Device detects pulse rate and blood oxygen saturation in real time.
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R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A silicone aorta can reduce how hard patients’ hearts have to pump.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The small sensor allows detection of subtle movements.
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Briefs: Medical
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.
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Features: Electronics & Computers
An industry expert offers tips for overload protection of defibrillators and ultrasound machines used in critical cardiac care.
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R&D: Materials
Engineers have developed a new framework that makes elastomer design a modular process, allowing for the mixing and matching of different metals with a single polymer.
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R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
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Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
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Global Innovations: Imaging
The camera-like device can be inserted into blood vessels to provide high-quality 3D images.
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Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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Inside Story: Developing a Package Performance Testing Plan
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