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New System for High-Precision Hip Implantation Surgery

By Michael Lang -
A team of researchers developed a new measuring technique and a modular hip implant. Both support orthopaedic surgeons to adjust patient’s legs to its original length after hip joint surgery.
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Fraunhofer Researchers Develop Process to Substitute Damaged Tissue with Body Cells

By Thomas Klein -
The Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology will exhibit a new process to generate tissue substitutes inside the body at this year’s Medtec Europe.

Robotic Device Places Heart Catheters Automatically

By Thomas Klein -
A new robotic device could reduce the failure rate in the placement of surgical catheters using ultrasound technology and a smart algorithm.

IBM's Watson Partners with Medtronic, J&J and Apple

By Thomas Klein -
IBM announced on Monday a number of partnerships and acquisitions to enable the deployment of the Watson system in the healthcare sector.

Italian Start-Up Develops Novel Stem Cell Sorting Method

By Alessandra Martelli -
The Italian company Stem Sel owns a patented technology for effective, manipulation-less stem cell sorting. It aims to start marketing by the end of 2015.
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Italian Start-Up Develops Novel Stem Cell Sorting Method

By Alessandra Martelli -
The Italian company Stem Sel owns a patented technology for effective, manipulation-less stem cell sorting. It aims to start marketing by the end of 2015.
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Italian Start-Up Develops Novel Stem Cell Sorting Method

By Alessandra Martelli -
The Italian company Stem Sel owns a patented technology for effective, manipulation-less stem cell sorting. It aims to start marketing by the end of 2015.
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Italian Start-Up Develops Novel Stem Cell Sorting Method

By Alessandra Martelli -
The Italian company Stem Sel owns a patented technology for effective, manipulation-less stem cell sorting. It aims to start marketing by the end of 2015.
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How Innovations in Materials Facilitate the Production of Drug-Device Combinations

By Thomas Klein -
Bioresorbable polymers are increasingly used for localized drug delivery, for example in bone screws. Advances in materials enable new applications and facilitate the manufacture of drug-device combination products.

Sensory Pen Diagnoses Parkinson's Disease

By Adele Graham-King -
Manus Neurodynamica is set to launch a sensory pen that may be used to monitor and diagnose Parkinson's disease in patients by the use of unique technology to measure neuromuscular function.
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