Medical technology, also referred to as biomedical technology , is engaged in the application of engineering principles and rules to the field of medicine. In the field of medical technology combines engineering know-how and expertise from industry professionals such as physicians and nurses. The objective of medical technology is to optimize medical treatments, as well as therapies, diagnoses and equipment such as ultrasound and MRI, for the benefit of patients. Ongoing research continuously leads to new developments, particularly with medical equipment such as ultrasound and MRI. innovations-report keeps readers up-to-date on these issues by publishing interesting articles and reports on the latest developments in medical technology fields , including ultrasound and MRI systems.
The area of medical technology that involves the development of medical equipment such as MRI, ultrasound and x-ray systems requires continuous research. In order to benefit patients, thelatest technology and engineering developments must be integrated as rapidly as possible into medical systems such as ultrasound and MRI. New developments that are relevant to those who are interested or involved in the field of medical technology occur every day. To keep readers abreast of these issues, innovations-report publishes interesting and easy-to-understand information on developments in medical technology, including systems such as ultrasound and MRI.
innovations-report offers readers up-to-date and interesting information from a variety of innovative scientific fields, such as medical technology. The latest research and clinical developments from in medical technology are presented in a clear and easy-to-understand manner, covering topics such as imaging processes, dialysis equipment, ultrasound, cell and tissue engineering, implants, MRI, orthopedic aids, dental materials and surgical technologies.
The segment of medical technology that involves maintaining and repairing equipment such as MRI, ultrasound and x-ray is immensely important. If ultrasound or MRI equipment does not function properly, which can lead to false results or therapies, the consequences for patients are unimaginable. And precisely because of its importance, the field of medical technology deserves a great deal of attention. innovations-report covers the key developments in medical equipment technology, including MRI, x-ray and ultrasound systems.
Ultrasound and MRI are two of the most frequently used systems in the field of medical technology. Depending on the type of tissue that needs to be examined, imaging processes such as ultrasound and MRI are carried out either with or without contrast agents. Ultrasound and MRI examinations are performed without ionizing radiation, whereas processes such as computer tomography require ionizing radiation. Basic knowledge of imaging processes such as MRI and ultrasound is essential for anyone involved in the field of medical technology. For these specialists and others who are interested in this area, innovations-report covers the latest research results originating from the field of medical imaging processes such as MRI and ultrasound.
In the field of medical technology, innovations-report covers the latest scientific findings and information related to medical technology, including innovations in the area of medical equipment such as MRI and ultrasound systems.
innovations-report is designed for anyone who wants to keep abreast of developments in the field of medical technology. Here you can find information about the latest innovations in medical imaging processes, including systems such as ultrasound and MRI.
The development of medical equipment, products and technical procedures is characterized by high research and development costs in a variety of fields related to the study of human medicine.
innovations-report provides informative and stimulating reports and articles on topics ranging from imaging processes, cell and tissue techniques, optical techniques, implants, orthopedic aids, clinical and medical office equipment, dialysis systems and x-ray/radiation monitoring devices to endoscopy, ultrasound, surgical techniques, and dental materials.
Researchers at the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft have achieved decisive progress in computed tomogra-phy. For the first time, it is now possible to analyze even very large objects with X-ray technology. XXL computed tomography produces high-resolution, high-contrast images in 3D. The technology enables, for example, the analysis of electric cars after a crash test. Historical relics can also be exam-ined – and even a dinosaur skull.
Computed tomography with X-rays is nowadays playing an important role even outside of medicine. For example, for product development for industrial...17.05.2018 | Read more
New technology could allow an MRI contrast agent to 'blink off,' helping doctors diagnose disease
Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is a widely used medical tool for taking pictures of the insides of our body. One way to make MRI scans easier to read is...26.04.2018 | Read more
A cross-like shape helps the electrodes of implantable neurostimulation devices to deliver more charge to specific areas of the nervous system, possibly prolonging device life span, says research published in March in Scientific Reports.
The shape, called "fractal," would be particularly useful for stimulating smaller areas, such as deep brain structures or the retina, since it maximizes...25.04.2018 | Read more
Researchers have developed a new imaging agent that could help guide and assess treatments for people with various neurological diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and multiple sclerosis. The agent, which is used in positron emission tomography (PET) scans, targets receptors in nerve cells in the brain that are involved in learning and memory. The study is featured in the April issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Swiss and German scientists developed the new PET radioligand, 11C-Me-NB1, for imaging GluN1/GluN2B-containing N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors (a class...03.04.2018 | Read more
The German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) is just starting the operation of a new high-performance computer in Bonn. It should significantly accelerate the evaluation of biomedical data and thus lead to faster progress in dementia research. For this the computer uses the principles of the novel computer architecture "Memory-Driven Computing".
Time is running out: Dementias such as Alzheimer's disease are already one of the biggest challenges in medicine today. The problem will increase due to the...29.03.2018 | Read more
Human Brain Project (HBP) researchers propose new concept to discover the 'operational functions' of brain areas
To uncover connections between brain regions and specific cognitive functions, neuroscientists have long made extensive use of techniques like functional...27.03.2018 | Read more
New design vastly improves sensitivity of optical mammography instruments
Optical Mammography, or OM, which uses harmless red or infrared light, has been developed for use in conjunction with X-rays for diagnosis or monitoring in...26.03.2018 | Read more
Researchers at the University of Münster have developed a new method for visualizing the heartbeat of living fruit-fly pupae and automatically recording the pulse frequency. The researchers involved are from the Computer Science Department and the Institute for Neuro- and Behavioural Biology.
Looking into a tiny fly’s heart: researchers at the Cells-in-Motion Cluster of Excellence at the University of Münster have developed a new method for...12.03.2018 | Read more
Purdue researcher Luis Solorio has helped create a lifelike cancer environment out of polymer to better predict how drugs might stop its course.
Previous research has shown that most cancer deaths happen because of how it spreads, or metastasizes, in the body. A major hurdle for treating cancer is not...05.03.2018 | Read more
In the joint PANTHER project, Fraunhofer MEVIS is working on using CT images more effectively in tumor therapy follow-ups.
What effect does a particular cancer medicine or radiation therapy have on patients? To find out, physicians use CT images to determine whether a tumor’s size...26.02.2018 | Read more
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