Archive: Feb 2015

Bionic Reconstruction Replaces Dysfunctional Arms with Robotic Prostheses

February 26, 2015

Bionic Reconstruction Replaces Dysfunctional Arms with Robotic Prostheses.

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Epidermal Stretchable Electronics with NFC Technology

February 25, 2015

Epidermal Stretchable Electronics with NFC Technology.

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Wound Infection Top Reason For Readmission After Surgery

February 12, 2015

Wound Infection Top Reason For Readmission After Surgery.

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The Changing Face of Tissue Engineering: Shape-shifting macrocells altering the wound healing landscape

February 12, 2015

New Technique for Designing Variety of Self Assembling Microgels for Medicine by EDITORS on Feb 11, 2015 • 2:20 pm The schematic on top depicts a microfluidic device to create biocompatible particles called shape-controllable microgels that could be custom-designed for specific roles such as drug delivery vehicles, tissue engineering building blocks and biomedical research. Below are images of Janus particles, potentially useful for a host of medical and research applications. (Purdue University image/Yuandu Hu and Arezoo Ardekani) While a variety of nano and microparticles have…

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Complicated Orthopaedic Foot Reconstruction: There’s and App for that!

February 1, 2015

ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY PeekMed One Orthopedic Surgical Planning Tool Unveiled (VIDEO) by EDITORS on Jan 27, 2015 • 1:16 pm Here’s a new planning tool for orthopedic surgeons preparing for an operation. A startup out of Portugal called PeekMed has just released a software package that allows patients’ own CT scans to be used to plan surgeries in 3D. The PeekMed One software allows users to import templates of implants produced by different companies and to virtually try them on the 3D scans of patient anatomy. The models…

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