News http://medicaldesign.com/taxonomy/term/7412/more en Kickstart a Better Night’s Sleep http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Colorado Springs startup is currently running a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 in order to produce its Sleep Shepard sleep hat.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/kickstart-better-night-s-sleep#comments Products Electronics Prototyping Markets Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:46:00 +0000 13591 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of Mind Rocket, LLC Innovation from Orthopedics to Sports Medicine http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine <div class="field-byline"> Joyce Laird </div> <div class="field-deck"> Jerome Canady, Founder of US Medical Innovations, and Mark A. Cleveland, CEO of Swiftwick, discuss their very different, but equally important, products. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Scalpel (“CHPS”), the first smart multifunctional hybrid plasma device in the world, can control plasma for surgery; for killing tumors, for killing cancer. Swiftwick is a new take on the prosthetic leg that required developing a whole new technology, from the material in the liner sock to discovering manufacturing machinery adjustments that could produce the end product. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/materials/innovation-orthopedics-sports-medicine#comments Materials Orthopedics Products Electronics Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:51:00 +0000 13511 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of US Medical Innovations, LLC TIGR Offers New Alternative for Breast Reconstruction http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/tigr-offers-new-alternative-breast-reconstruction <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Novus Scientific creates a surgical mesh that can provide more stability in breast implants. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/tigr-offers-new-alternative-breast-reconstruction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/prototyping/tigr-offers-new-alternative-breast-reconstruction#comments Products Surgery Implantables Prototyping Mon, 06 Oct 2014 13:36:00 +0000 13501 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of TIGR Matrix Philips Introduces New Ultrasound Machines for Women’s Health http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New ultrasound machines were announced recently at the ISUOG World Congress. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-introduces-new-ultrasound-machines-women-s-health#comments Products Electronics Imaging Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:58:00 +0000 13481 at http://medicaldesign.com Oxford Researchers Implement Standards for Fetal Growth and Newborn Size http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The standards for fetal growth and newborn size are now used on every Philips ultrasound system and replace the need for geography-based growth charts. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/oxford-researchers-implement-standards-fetal-growth-and-newborn-size#comments Electronics Imaging News Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 13471 at http://medicaldesign.com <p>Newborn&#39;s head circumference is measured for the study.</p> Courtesy of INTERGROWTH- 21st Project Microfluidic Device Gauges Aspirin’s Ability to Prevent Blood Clotting http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Researchers at Georgia Tech created a device that could ease the process of determining a patient’s drug and dosage level. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/microfluidic-device-gauges-aspirin-s-ability-prevent-blood-clotting#comments Products Cardiovascular Electronics Design-Engineering Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 13391 at http://medicaldesign.com Temperature Sensor Avoids Overheating Cosmetic Treatments http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/temperature-sensor-avoids-overheating-cosmetic-treatments <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Syneron’s cosmetic devices now use Exergen Global’s micro IRT/c to guarantee overheating does not occur. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/temperature-sensor-avoids-overheating-cosmetic-treatments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/temperature-sensor-avoids-overheating-cosmetic-treatments#comments Products Electronics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:47:00 +0000 13381 at http://medicaldesign.com <p>Exergen&#39;s Micro IRt/c sensor.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Exergen Global Philips Unveils New Ultrasound Technology http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-unveils-new-ultrasound-technology <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many new products and software were unveiled and demonstrated at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2014. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-unveils-new-ultrasound-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/philips-unveils-new-ultrasound-technology#comments Products Cardiovascular Electronics Imaging Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:38:00 +0000 13371 at http://medicaldesign.com Courtesy of Royal Philips From a Medical Past Comes a Bioprinting Future http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/medical-past-comes-bioprinting-future <div class="field-deck"> At the University of Louisville, great strides are being made in the development of a bioficial heart. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Williams and his team are currently developing structures that are “pre-vascularized” so the blood flows at the lowest vascular level to keep these cells alive. They have developed a way to use the 3D printing to print capillaries, the smallest blood vessels, so they are able to make very viable structures, particularly the ventricular walls of the heart, with the vascular supply built into it.</div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/medical-past-comes-bioprinting-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/design-engineering/medical-past-comes-bioprinting-future#comments Materials Products Cardiovascular Surgery Design-Engineering Thu, 11 Sep 2014 21:31:00 +0000 13351 at http://medicaldesign.com Robotics Adopted to Perform Prostatectomies http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/robotics-adopted-perform-prostatectomies <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new study found that robotic-assisted radical prostatectomies are becoming more common in the U.S. </div> <p><a href="http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/robotics-adopted-perform-prostatectomies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://medicaldesign.com/electronics/robotics-adopted-perform-prostatectomies#comments Electronics Surgery News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:43:00 +0000 13271 at http://medicaldesign.com <p>Example of robotic arms used for surgery.</p> Courtesy of Spencer Platt/Getty Images