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Engineering New Bone Structure

By Ute Eppinger -
MIT scientists developed an implantable scaffold that helps to grow bones in order to repair injuries, fractures or congenital defects.

Ultrasound Robot for Non-Invasive Treatment of Tumours

By Bernard Banga -
A French company has developed a device for non-invasive treatment of tumours combining focused high-intensity ultrasound therapy with ultrasound monitoring.
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Ultrasound Robot for Non-Invasive Treatment of Tumours

By Bernard Banga -
A French company has developed a device for non-invasive treatment of tumours combining focused high-intensity ultrasound therapy with ultrasound monitoring.
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What is the Real Impact of Apple’s Smart Watch on Medtech?

By Bruce Gain -
The medical technology features that Apple’s smart watch offers are limited for the time being - but the best is yet to come, both from Apple and other smart watch makers.
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New Study on Implants Calls for Stricter Regulations

By Thomas Klein -
A new study published in BMJ finds that novel implants often don’t represent an improvement compared to older models. The authors call for a “major overhaul” in device regulation.

Irish Start-Up Develops Device for Continuous Breathing Rate Monitoring

By Thomas Klein -
The start-up PMD has devised a novel device to monitor the breathing frequency of patients which it will demonstrate at MEDTEC Ireland.
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Medtech Start-Ups: CRP-Adsorber Improves Prognosis after Heart Attacks

By Thomas Klein -
A spin-off company from the Berlin-based Charité University hospital developed a technology to reduce C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients after a heart attack.
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Calculating Future Diabetes Risks Online

By Ute Eppinger -
A new online tool might help practitioners to identify patients in emergency admission who are at risk for developing diabetes 2 over the next 3 years.
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Start-Up Presents Self-Management Tool at MEDTEC Ireland

By Thomas Klein -
The start-up Minimate Limited developed a system for self management of medically relevant information using a simple notebook.
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New Robot-Assisted Platform for Spine Surgery

By Bernard Banga -
A new robot designed for minimally invasive spine surgery, completes the platform for head and spinal-cord neurosurgery of the French company Medtech.
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