Category Archives: tehnologii

Super Sensitive Electronic Skin for Prosthetic Devices

admin/ iulie 19, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Artificial skin with the ability to feel is a major research goal for engineers working on improving prosthetic technology. Researchers in the past have created materials with sensors spread over a few square inches, but these have typically had a number of limitations. One thing that causes many such electronic skins to be impractical is the complex wiring that is required to

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New Device to Improve Surgical Illumination

admin/ iulie 13, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Researchers from Texas A&M University have developed a new wireless device that allows for direct illumination during surgeries. This is an exciting development that can improve surgical illumination, make many existing procedures easier to perform, and potentially reduce complication rates. Regardless of how skilled a physician is, there are some risks associated with surgery. One of the factors that increases

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GLOBAL biomedica Launches New Titanium Spinal Cages with inner structure – BMD Titanium implants, produced using 3D printing technology ( DLMS )

admin/ iulie 10, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Global Biomedica is launching the new range of titanium cages produced using 3D printing technology. These cages have been developed to provide the fastest fusion There is a wide range of products for ACIF, PLIF and TLIF fusion in many sizes. All the cages are CE marked and the company has started to expand to European markets. The latest 3D

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Surgeons use virtual reality to fly through patients’ brains at Hoag Hospital

admin/ iulie 1, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Whether navigating a star ship through a meteor storm or lurking through the murky underbelly of a city at midnight, gamers have long used virtual reality technology to make their experiences seem … well, virtually real. Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach recently hosted a tour of its operating rooms that are using the same technology to let doctors virtually experience

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Where’s Robotic-Assisted Surgery Headed?

admin/ iunie 19, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Innovators in surgical robotics shared their perspectives at MD&M East’s Medtech Education Hub. Will Intuitive Surgical’s da Vinci system be dethroned as the industry leader? Can one robotic platform handle all surgeries? Will autonomous robots take over in surgery? These topics and more were tackled during MD&M East’s June 12 panel discussion, “Robotic Surgery – Visions of the Future.” Led

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Hot Glue Gun and Custom Biocompatible Glue for Wound Closures

admin/ iunie 14, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Soft tissue wounds and incisions are generally closed using sutures and staples, but those leave marks behind and can be very unpleasant for patients. In some cases, such as cosmetic surgery, specialty adhesives are used to fuse tissues together. However, these can be toxic and they tend to solidify into a harder form than native tissue. Researchers from Technion-Israel Institute

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Smith & Nephew announces completion of Brainlab Orthopaedic Joint Reconstruction Business acquisition

admin/ iunie 4, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

3 June 2019 Smith & Nephew plc (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN), the global medical technology business, today announces it has completed the acquisition of the Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business. The acquisition supports Smith & Nephew’s strategy to invest in best-in-class technologies that further its multi-asset digital surgery and robotic ecosystem. The Brainlab orthopaedic joint reconstruction business provides surgeons with digital workflow tools, from

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Knee Replacement Patients Enjoy Life-Changing Surgical Outcomes with RSIP Vision’s Revolutionary AI Solution

admin/ iunie 3, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Innovative AI technology dramatically enhances speed and precision, resulting in greater comfort, easier recovery, and higher quality of life for patients JERUSALEM, May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — RSIP Vision, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI), computer vision, and image processing technology, has announced the release of a new AI module that promises a life-changing impact on the millions of patients who undergo

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Alexa is currently the voice assistant most often used by hospitals

admin/ mai 10, 2019/ tehnologii/ 5 comments

Los Angeles medical center Cedars-Sinai is currently piloting a program that places Amazon Echos in more than 100 patient rooms. The smart speakers use Aiva, a voice assistant platform for healthcare, and is intended to help patients communicate with their caregivers. Letting patients use Alexa to perform basic tasks like changing TV channels also frees up nurses to perform medical care. Backed by Amazon’s  Alexa Fund and

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Does 3D Printing Add Value in Orthopedics?

admin/ aprilie 4, 2019/ tehnologii/ 1 comments

The technology has matured beyond prototyping and is ready to offer unique benefits to orthopedic device manufacturers. At the beginning of the spring 2019 semester, we asked our students where they believe 3D printing was being used most effectively. The top answers were prototyping and hobby activities. These answers illustrated a common misconception about 3D printing—that it only has limited

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