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.

New ventilator joins the Oxylog family

Now as an option, patients can also be ventilated non-invasively. The Oxylog 2000, a market mainstay for 15 years, will be phased out. The new device joins the…

Flexible, durable DuPont™ Hytrel® key to new Niagara Foot™ prosthetic foot design

Its novel, energy-return design relies on the stiff yet, flexible properties of DuPont™ Hytrel® thermoplastic polyester elastomer to provide user benefits in…

New technique for improving medical diagnosis for cancer patients

The research focused on patients with the disease known as non-Hodgkin lymphoma of the stomach, which accounts for 5% of all gastric neoplasms. This disease is…

UT Southwestern testing new hybrid hearing device combining advantages of hearing aids, implants

The cross-breed device, called the DUET Electric-Acoustic System, or EAS, is already used in Europe, but not yet approved for use in the U.S. It targets a…

Advanced MRI Studies Provide New Insight on Early Parkinson's Disease

Two studies from the University at Buffalo being presented at the 2008 American Academy of Neurology meeting in Chicago shed new light on very early…

Newly diagnosed breast cancer patients benefit from use of USFNA of lymph nodes

“We wanted to determine which patients with newly diagnosed breast cancer would benefit most from preoperative fine needle aspiration of the axillary lymph…

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