Medical Engineering

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.

Multiple Sclerosis: new MRI contrast medium enables early diagnosis in animal model

In an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS), neuroradiologists and neurologists of the University hospitals of Heidelberg and Würzburg have been able to…

Visualisation software to aid prostate cancer detection

More than 35,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year in the UK alone – and approximately 10,000 deaths per year are associated with this form of…

Meet Robo habilis

“Hollywood did a bad job for us,” says Patrick van der Smagt, the coordinator of SENSOPAC, an EU-funded project whose goal is to create a robotic arm, hand and…

End in sight for the dreaded dentist drill

Drilling is one of the top dental phobias and puts thousands of people off visiting their dentist every year. The new technology, which may be available in…

Telemetry monitoring – Dräger announces first implementation of new wireless Infinity® M300 patient-worn monitor

Dräger today announced the first implementations of its new Infinity® M300 patient-worn monitor. The new telemetry system has been installed at major hospitals…

New technology to detect cancer

Dr Soodamani Ramalingam and her team at the University are developing 3-D object recognition and image processing so that it will be possible to get a more…

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