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.

Good news for patients implanted with a bioprosthetic heart valve

Novel technology could prevent repeat operations to replace a faulty bioprosthetic heart valve. Many patients implanted with a bioprosthetic heart valve are forced to undergo complicated valve replacement surgery ten…

Making the invisible visible

A clearer ‘picture’ of blood vessels in health and disease thanks to new imaging approach. Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have developed and tested a new imaging approach they say will…

A first glimpse of the human brain’s drains

A new non-invasive technique provides a near-real-time view of the human brain’s waste-clearance vessels. A joint research team at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and the University of…

Transparent ultrasound chip improves cell stimulation and imaging

Ultrasound scans, best known for monitoring pregnancies or imaging organs, can also be used to stimulate cells and direct cell function. A team of Penn State researchers has developed an easier,…

Touch sensitive brain cells controlled by micromagnets

Scientists at UCL have developed a new technique that uses microscopic magnetic particles to remotely activate brain cells; researchers say the discovery in rats could potentially lead to the development…

Researching physicians shape the healthcare of the future

MHH programme PRACTIS for the training of clinician scientists is supported with 1.3 million euros for another two years. In order to provide patients with the best possible care, the…

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