Keyword: Prostheses and implants

Stories

Briefs: Medical
A novel 3D printed prosthetic arm is more comfortable, flexible, and cheaper than a conventional prosthesis.
Features: RF & Microwave Electronics
New sensors and high-performance microwiring are extending the performance of active myoelectric prosthetics.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Sensors need to be flexible, stretchable, biodegradable, safe, and stable for use in the body.
Features: Medical
An award-winning pacing system eliminates shocks, leads, and wires.
R&D: Medical
A paper-clip-sized device has been shown to help patients with upper limb paralysis to text, e-mail, and even shop online in the first human trial.
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.
Global Innovations: Sensors/Data Acquisition
University of Queensland researchers have developed biosensors that use nanoengineered porous gold that more effectively detect early signs of disease, improving patient outcomes.
R&D: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Researchers have developed a new family of polymers that can self-heal, have shape memory, and are recyclable.
Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
To produce an additively manufactured prosthesis, REJOINT starts by 3D modelling the patient’s CT scan.
R&D: Materials
Combining silk fabric with epoxy creates laminates that can be formed into shapes for medical uses.
Briefs: Medical
Spinal cord stimulators could provide sensory feedback to a prosthetic arm.
Applications: Medical
Even the latest medical and biomedical innovations, from imaging equipment to sensors, require fasteners that never fail.
Briefs: Medical
Tests show that ‘magnetoelectric’ power is viable option for clinical-grade implants.
Briefs: Medical
The technology could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal disease.
Global Innovations: Medical
Researchers have developed a new method to accurately record brain activity at scale.
Briefs: Medical
The software enables people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The biodegradable motion sensor paves the way for implanted nanotechnology.
Features: Medical
A plasma etching process called electron enhanced material processing (EEMP) has been shown to improve performance of metal and alloys.
Global Innovations: Medical
University of Sydney Sydney,
Australia

Researchers from the University of Sydney have collaborated with Columbia University and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg to...

Briefs: Medical
The patch can deliver cardiac cell-derived healing factors directly to the site of heart attack injury.
R&D: Materials
A study has identified new ways in which nano-pillars can damage bacteria.
R&D: Materials
Researchers are literally carving grooves into plastic threads used to build 3D printed tissue-engineering scaffolds with living cells.
Features: FDA/Regulatory
How to make sense of the 566-page Medical Device Regulation (MDR). This article focuses on a strategy to address material information and what should be included in a gap analysis.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The patch mimics electrical signaling of the heart.
R&D: Medical
New machine learning algorithms and computational models may provide insight into the mental demand placed on individuals using prosthetics.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
R&D: Medical

Researchers hope to make everything from protective clothing to medical implants stronger and more corrosion resistant thanks to a newly developed hyper glue formula. The team of...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

A system of “electronic skin-integrated haptic interfaces” jointly developed by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and other academic institutions can help users...

Briefs: Medical

FDA has granted a Breakthrough Device Designation to Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant. Active Implants, LLC develops...

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