Keyword: Surgical procedures

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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Light-based methods open many opportunities for medical applications.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
The coating is customizable to individuals and requires less than 10 minutes to prepare and use.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Despite the growth in MIS advancements over the last two decades, these techniques are still in their adolescence. There is much room for growth.
Features: Materials
Learn the history of this game-changing medical material and the latest hydrocolloid developments and applications.
Technology Leaders: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Single-use surgical instruments designed to be disposed or recycled following use offer many benefits over reusable products.
Briefs: Tubing & Extrusion
The device was inspired by nature, specifically insect legs and flagella.
Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rodd Turnquist tells Medical Design Briefs how to select the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.
Technology Leaders: Materials
Learn about a polymer material being explored for complex joint prosthesis systems.
R&D: Design
An intra-oral device is fitted by a dental professional to the upper and lower back teeth.
Technology Leaders: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
See how ground ball screws are becoming a preferred choice for precise linear motion.
Briefs: AR/AI
The device continuously measures the blood concentration of propofol.
Applications: Motion Control
See how robots are helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
Briefs: Packaging & Sterilization
Next-generation sutures can deliver drugs, prevent infections, and monitor wounds.
R&D: Materials
Researchers have fabricated antibiotic-containing 3D scaffold implants at high temperatures.
Global Innovations: Medical
To highlight tumors in the body for cancer diagnosis, doctors can use tiny optical probes (nanoprobes) that light up when they attach to tumors.
Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion
Stainless steel tubing is a primary support feature of single-use handheld surgical devices.
Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping
See how A.I.-based machine learning supports orthopedic revision surgeries.
Briefs: Wearables
New polymer promises localized pain control for critical first four days.
Technology Leaders: Medical
Learn about the motion-control options that give robot makers a wider stride than their competitors.
Briefs: Design
Fluid could provide a new source of information for routine diagnostic testing.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors need to be flexible, stretchable, biodegradable, safe, and stable for use in the body.
Features: Robotics, Automation & Control
Smaller parts and devices will likely play bigger roles in the advancement of robotic surgery and telesurgery.
R&D: Energy
Researchers have fabricated tiny energy storage devices that can effectively power flexible and wearable skin sensors.
Briefs: Medical
Technology Leaders: Design
Start simple, collaborate early, and seek deep expertise are just three of the important ideas in a post-pandemic medical market.
Applications: Medical
To produce an additively manufactured prosthesis, REJOINT starts by 3D modelling the patient’s CT scan.
R&D: Materials
A surgical glue can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster.
R&D: Materials
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that can be formed into shapes for medical uses.
Technology Leaders: Electronics & Computers
Thin-film technology could soon offer a less invasive and more cost-effective solution to enhance neurosurgery for people with neurological brain conditions, including epilepsy.

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