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.
To win the battle against heart disease, cardiologists need better ways to identify the composition of plaque most likely to rupture and cause a heart attack. Angiography allows them to examine blood vessels for constricted regions by injecting them with a contrast agent before X-raying them. But because plaque does not always result in constricted vessels, angiography can miss dangerous buildups of plaque. Intravascular ultrasound can penetrate the buildup to identify depth, but lacks the ability to identify some of the finer details about risk of plaque rupture.
Professor Laura Marcu's lab in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC Davis has now combined intravascular ultrasound with fluorescence lifetime...04.10.2017 | Read more
Varian Halcyon™ system streamlines training, shortens patient treatment time
Doctors at Penn Medicine have become the first in the world to treat a patient with a new treatment platform designed to streamline the way therapeutic...22.09.2017 | Read more
Microneedle skin patch that delivers fat-shrinking drug locally could be used to treat obesity and diabetes
Researchers have devised a medicated skin patch that can turn energy-storing white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body's overall...18.09.2017 | Read more
Caltech researchers have developed microscale devices that relay their location in the body
Researchers at Caltech have developed a prototype miniature medical device that could ultimately be used in "smart pills" to diagnose and treat diseases. A key...13.09.2017 | Read more
The recently created UZH Life Sciences Fund is making its first investment, putting one million CHF into CUTISS, a young company aiming to bring bioengineered skin grafts to market. The fund will be investing in further spin-offs with the goal of accelerating the transfer of UZH research findings into practice. The UZH Life Sciences Fund is financed by equal contributions from the UZH Foundation and the Novartis Venture Fund.
The recently created UZH Life Sciences Fund is making its first investment, putting one million CHF into CUTISS, a young company aiming to bring bioengineered...30.08.2017 | Read more
Fraunhofer MEVIS algorithms enhance the application of radioactive microspheres in cancer treatment.
Radioembolization is a therapy method used for liver tumors that are uncurable with surgery or chemotherapy. Thorough development of an individual planning is...24.08.2017 | Read more
A new medical-diagnostic device made out of paper detects biomarkers and identifies diseases by performing electrochemical analyses - powered only by the user's touch - and reads out the color-coded test results, making it easy for non-experts to understand.
"You could consider this a portable laboratory that is just completely made out of paper, is inexpensive and can be disposed of through incineration," said...23.08.2017 | Read more
Heart valve diseases in advanced age are frequent and require customised therapeutic options. A new development in this field has been used for the first time worldwide at Inselspital, Bern University Hospital. Its Department of Cardiology has now evaluated the first international patient data.
More and more people are fulfilling the wish for an active lifestyle into old age. But the societal trend is proceeding to the detriment of the heart, because...22.08.2017 | Read more
New method quickly, economically, and accurately tracks multiple in vivo interactions
A new approach to optical imaging makes it possible to quickly and economically monitor multiple molecular interactions in a large area of living tissue --...21.08.2017 | Read more
Findings offer new hope for early detection and disease monitoring
Cedars-Sinai neuroscience investigators have found that Alzheimer's disease affects the retina -- the back of the eye -- similarly to the way it affects the...18.08.2017 | Read more
So-called quantum many-body scars allow quantum systems to stay out of equilibrium much longer, explaining experiment | Study published in Nature Physics
Recently, researchers from Harvard and MIT succeeded in trapping a record 53 atoms and individually controlling their quantum state, realizing what is called a...
The historic first detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes far outside our galaxy opened a new window to understanding the universe. A...
A team led by Austrian experimental physicist Rainer Blatt has succeeded in characterizing the quantum entanglement of two spatially separated atoms by observing their light emission. This fundamental demonstration could lead to the development of highly sensitive optical gradiometers for the precise measurement of the gravitational field or the earth's magnetic field.
The age of quantum technology has long been heralded. Decades of research into the quantum world have led to the development of methods that make it possible...
Cardiovascular tissue engineering aims to treat heart disease with prostheses that grow and regenerate. Now, researchers from the University of Zurich, the Technical University Eindhoven and the Charité Berlin have successfully implanted regenerative heart valves, designed with the aid of computer simulations, into sheep for the first time.
Producing living tissue or organs based on human cells is one of the main research fields in regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering, which involves growing...
A team of scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science in Hamburg investigated optically-induced superconductivity in the alkali-doped fulleride K3C60under high external pressures. This study allowed, on one hand, to uniquely assess the nature of the transient state as a superconducting phase. In addition, it unveiled the possibility to induce superconductivity in K3C60 at temperatures far above the -170 degrees Celsius hypothesized previously, and rather all the way to room temperature. The paper by Cantaluppi et al has been published in Nature Physics.
Unlike ordinary metals, superconductors have the unique capability of transporting electrical currents without any loss. Nowadays, their technological...
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