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.

Real Time Vascular Fluorescence a Big Advance in Intra-Operative Vascular Neurosurgery

Leica Microsystems has received an FDA 510(k) approval for the Leica FL800, an intra-operative video angiography device for the viewing of blood flow in the…

Research could lead to dramatic improvement in scanning for serious diseases

During the four-year project a team of scientists, engineers and mathematicians at the University of Bath will undertake a fundamental revision of electron…

Microscopic brain damage detected in early Alzheimer's disease

“With increasing longevity among the population, the incidence of AD is expected to rise rapidly, creating a great burden not only for patients and their…

Like a snail through the intestinal canal

The intestines are an extremely difficult area to navigate through with a medical device. Yet, many people need to have intestinal examinations done to…

Sound understanding of indoor acoustics could make hearing easier

The potential impact of the technique, which could also assist in the development of more effective hearing aids, will be described at this year’s BA Festival…

New method of using nanotube x-rays creates CT images faster than traditional scanners

The work is another step toward developing scanners for medical imaging and homeland security that are smaller, faster, and less expensive to operate, said Dr….

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