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Briefs: Design
Part 1 of this article , which ran in March 2023, looked at the general structure, design variants, and system design of ultrasonic medical handpieces. Part 2 now reviews driver design, special applications, drive electronics, and failure mechanisms.
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From the Editor: Design
As the COVID pandemic began to drive rapid changes in healthcare, innovative manufacturers and makers around the world began using 3D printing and generative design to fill a dire need for masks, swabs, ventilator components, and other medical equipment. Read on to learn more thoughts from Sherrie Trigg, Editor and Director of Medical Content.
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Features: Design
Phenotyping allows for a deeper understanding of an individual’s unique characteristics, contributing to more effective and targeted medical interventions.
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Briefs: Medical
Part 1 of this article looks at the general structure, design variants, and system design of ultrasonic medical handpieces. In a future issue, Part 2 will examine driver design, special applications, drive electronics, and failure mechanisms.
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Features: Medical
Women are making significant contributions in the field of medical device engineering, playing key roles in innovation, research, development, and leadership. The Women in Engineering: Rising Star Awards program will celebrate and recognize women engineers who are enhancing the engineering profession through contributions to the industry and society in six categories: Aerospace/Defense, Automotive/Transportation, Electronics, Manufacturing, Medical, and Sustainability.
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R&D: Design
Researchers have developed a potential COVID-19 test inspired by bioluminescence. Using a molecule found in crustaceans, they have created a rapid approach that detects SARS-CoV-2 protein comparably to one used in vaccine research.
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Briefs: Materials
Some people do not go the dentist out of fear, thereby risking a worsening of untreated tooth damage. However, some dental practices offer patients a gentle alternative: The Wand – STA System from Milestone Scientific.
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INSIDER: Materials

Chronic wounds afflict millions of people. If not treated adequately, they can lead to severe complications, including amputation of limbs. Denver-based has Vaporox developed a medical...

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INSIDER: Materials

SABIC will feature new and existing material solutions for potential use in critical medical devices through the company’s exhibition (booth #3287) and in two presentations at MD&M West. On...

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Features: Wearables
MD&M West features products and insights across medical specialties such as medical devices, digital health, hospital equipment and supplies, cardiovascular solutions, pharmaceuticals, and much more. In her keynote, Jennifer Samproni will share her vision for the growing role that human machine interfaces (HMI) will play in the future of medical device innovation.
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Briefs: Medical
A research team has developed a new approach that integrates a minimally invasive, painless microneedle platform capable of absorbing the cell-surrounding, biomarker-containing fluid from deeper layers of the skin with an ultra-sensitive, single-molecule detection method (Simoa) that detects often rare, yet relevant biomarkers with higher sensitivity than conventional methods.
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News: Medical

Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the...

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INSIDER: Design

Researchers have developed an intravenous (IV) needle that softens upon insertion, minimizing risk of damage to blood vessels and tissues. The Phase-Convertible, Adapting and non-REusable...

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Features: Electronics & Computers
Experienced design teams that have the expertise in the regulatory aspect of device design during the R&D process (involving UX/UI design, human factors engineering, user research, prototyping) will be coveted, especially with the growth that is occurring in the home medical equipment market.
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Features: Medical
Selecting suitable bearings for medical devices is crucial in ensuring their reliability and performance. Factors such as material choice, lubrication, precision and noise levels, and protection from contamination should be carefully considered to meet the demanding requirements of the healthcare industry.
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White Papers: Design
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Future of Patient Monitoring and Connected Healthcare Intel Solution Brief

In our data-rich medical world, the challenge lies in analyzing information in real-time to enhance patient care. Kontron's MediClient Panel PC, built on Intel®...

White Papers: Design
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Empowering Medical Design with Additive Manufacturing 3D Solutions for a Healthier Future

Explore the future of healthcare technology in our white paper, "Empowering Medical Design with Additive Manufacturing.” Discover how additive...

Features: Medical

As medical devices become more complex, designers must use the available spaces within their devices more efficiently. Several PCBs often have to be connected in the tightest of spaces.

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From the Editor: Medical
Implantable medical devices may be nothing new — doctors have been inserting things like pacemakers and cochlear implants into their patients’ bodies for decades — but as the relationship between people and technology becomes ever more co-dependent.
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From the Editor: Design
The selection of colors for medical devices can be a complex process that takes into account various factors, including functionality, safety, aesthetics, branding, and regulatory requirements. But where do you start? See what Editor and Director of Medical Content Sherrie Trigg says.
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Trivia: Design

What PPE did certain specialized doctors don in the 16th and 17th centuries, but is now often worn as a scary Halloween costume?

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Podcasts: Electronics & Computers
A new technology offers a minimally invasive option for neurology while improving patient outcomes.
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News: Design

To foster the development and commercialization of medical devices designed for children, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded a nearly $7.5 million grant to...

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News: Design

Organ transplant developer, Paragonix Technologies has received FDA clearance for its next-generation donor lung preservation system,...

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Podcasts: Design
A hemostatic gel technology that rapidly controls bleeding could transform wound care.
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Technology Leaders: Medical
Linear actuators — in particular, electromechanical linear actuators — have become integral components of modern medical devices because of their high precision, accuracy, and ability to deliver repeatable motion control.
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Briefs: Design
Medical technology is nearing the brink of a large-scale disruption. Attitudes are shifting, and there is a renewed focus on interoperability and data. Throughout 2023, I’m excited to see clinical influencers increasingly engaged to apply their expertise to clinical product development.
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INSIDER: Medical

Owen Mumford has been awarded a distinction in the prestigious Red Dot awards for innovative product design for its Aidaptus single-use auto-injector, which the company launched in 2021....

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News: Design

Germany-based SEMECO (Secure Medical Microsystems and Communications) future cluster recently launched with partners from the Technische Universität Dresden. The goal is ambitious: to...

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Ask the Expert

Eric Dietsch on the Benefits of Nitinol Wire
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In collaboration with the Fort Wayne Metals Engineering team, Eric Dietsch focuses on supporting customers with material recommendations, product development, and education. Eric is available to help you and your company with any Nitinol-related questions or needs that you may have.

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Inside Story: Establishing Safe EO Sterilization for Medical Devices
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To find out more about the expertise required to establish a safe and effective EO Sterilization for medical devices, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, director of microbiology for Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA).

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