Tag Archives: Surgery

Handheld MasSpec Pen for Molecular Cancer Detection During Surgeries

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Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new handheld pen for rapid intraoperative cancer detection. Their work demonstrates that the tool can identify different molecular profiles between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue without harming the sampled tissues. This exciting development can one day improve cancer diagnosis and allow for more precise surgical removal of tumors. Currently, surgeons

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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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Fighting Obesity: Symposium Brings Global Thought Leaders Together to Advance Bariatric Surgery and its Impact on Patient Outcomes

admin/ iulie 2, 2019/ sănătate/ 0 comments

By Johnson & Johnson Institute According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is one of today’s most blatantly visible – yet most neglected – public health problems. Nearly 30 percent of the world’s population – 2.1 billion people – is overweight or obese. With data increasingly demonstrating that bariatric surgery is an effective way to treat severe obesity and

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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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Most hip and knee replacements ‘last longer than thought’

admin/ februarie 19, 2019/ Materiale/ 8 comments

Eight out of 10 knee replacements and six out of 10 hip replacements last as long as 25 years, says a large study from the University of Bristol. This is much longer than believed, the researchers said, and the findings will help patients and surgeons decide when to carry out surgery. To date, there has been little data on the

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Platform Wound Dressing, a Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Device Doesn’t Need Gauze or Foam

admin/ ianuarie 22, 2019/ tehnologii/ 2 comments

Applied Tissue Technologies, based in Hingham, MA, won FDA clearance for its Platform Wound Dressing (PWD), the first embossed negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) device that doesn’t require using any foam or gauze. The PWD has an adhesive base and an embossed membrane that keeps the wound isolated from the outside environment. The membrane, thanks to its unique design, ends up performing

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Hill-Rom And EarlySense Define New Standard Of Care With Commercial Launch Of Patient Monitoring Technology For Centrella® Smart+ Beds

admin/ decembrie 12, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Press Release Continuous, Contact-Free Vitals Sensing and Analytics Help Tackle Failure-to-Rescue Challenges Faced by U.S. Hospitals. CHICAGO and WOBURN, Mass., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a global provider of medical technologies and the world’s leading hospital bed manufacturer, today announced that EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, has integrated its continuous contact-free heart rate and respiratory rate

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Cios Spin Mobile 3D C-Arm for Orthopedic Surgery

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Siemens Healthineers has unveiled a new mobile C-arm, the Cios Spin, that can provide both 2D and 3D imaging in just about any operating room. Mostly intended for orthopedic procedures, the device allows clinicians that are currently using 2D C-arms to upgrade to 3D capability and see things in a much more intuitive perspective. Positioning implants and driving screws into bones

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Barco’s New 27″ 4K Surgical Monitor

admin/ noiembrie 8, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Barco is releasing a new 4K surgical monitor that’s designed to give clinicians a high fidelity live image during interventional procedures. The Barco MDSC-8427 has a 27” screen, providing a new, larger size over common 24″ and 26″ monitors. The display features the company’s smart image processing technology optimized to improve how live video comes through. A wide color gamut and built-in color

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