• karineganora, Author at MedicalExpo e-Magazine
    The Smart Magazine About Medical Technology Innovations

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    Medical equipment sterilization is very important in hospitals, but it often consumes a lot of energy. Tuttnauer’s PlazMax P50 sterilizer offers a sterilization solution for heat and moisture sensitive equipment with the advantage of using low temperature during the process. According to the New Zealand company, it...

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    Sony’s HVO-3000MT Medical Grade 3D Video Recorder is one of the first medically compliant all-in-one 2D/3D recorders. It is able to capture video images from surgical microscopes and endoscopes in full HD quality. The 3D images improve spatial orientation when viewing the videos during or after surgery. The streaming...

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    Anytime and anywhere are the keywords of Brainlab’s preoperative planning software, Node, that allows medical staff to work simultaneously on a single system from different locations. Via a network, patient treatment plans can not only be accessed from any place in the hospital, but also from remote locations....

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    EIZO introduced CuratOR, its new operating room concept of the future, at MEDICA 2014. The system allows to transmit the entire operation simultaneously into an observation and control room. Image streaming is simple. System controls in the operating room itself are easy to use to facilitate handling by the surgical...

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    “Moving beyond meeting” is IT specialist Cisco’s slogan for the TelePresence Clinical Presence System. These mobile telemedicine carts for healthcare allow doctor-patient meetings to take place virtually via a widescreen monitor and HD camera. This preserves face-to-face consultations while saving time and energy for...

    A person’s health data can now be immediately detected and recorded upon walking into a room without a sensor attached to the body. This is made possible by a new device called Vital-Radio, created by students at MIT’s Katabi-Lab. This system is unique in that it works in the absence of a sensor attached to the body....

    A team of young researchers from Rice University racked their brains to create an electronic vest which allows deaf people to hear with their torsos. They explain that this vest takes information from a smartphone and maps it into patterns of vibrations that a person with severe hearing impairment “can feel and learn...

    Tasso, a US company formed by students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, may have the solution for patients afraid of needles and blood draws. It has developed a new device the size of a ping pong ball for collecting samples at home. Called HemoLink, the device can extract a small sample of blood while being...

    Among the multiple new technologies created to help treat obesity, a new remedy for eating disorders has been proposed by MelCap Systems. The solution is an electronic pill that makes the stomach think it’s full. Once in the stomach, the capsule absorbs fluids and expands, enabling it to remain in place rather than...

    This is neither our first nor our last exploration of personal health devices, a.k.a. wearables. The rise of connected personal health solutions is a key trend in the industry. This development may completely reshape the way things work by putting patients in control of their health data, by providing doctors with an...

    Total hip replacement, where the diseased cartilage and bone of the hip joint are removed and both the head of the femur and the socket into which it fits are replaced, has arguably been one of the most successful medical developments of the last 50 years. Developed countries report a rise in the number of procedures...

    The medical literature is awash with developments in stroke rehabilitation that employ innovative tools in a multitude of combinations to strengthen muscles and joints. But what of the large numbers of elderly people who have not had strokes? Can these techniques be used in old but otherwise healthy people to prevent...

    Getting on takes its toll on getting around. Or it used to. The baby boom generation are not taking the increasing disability that comes with aging sitting down, or rather they literally are. A multiplicity of devices are available that help old people up stairs, out of baths, off chairs and to get out and about....

    As the aging population increases worldwide, the need for medical attention increases. Indeed, with the rising prevalence of chronic disease and other age-related health disorders, receiving treatment can be inconvenient and complicated. This inconvenience applies to the aged who have mobility or transportation...

    Accidental falls are frequent causes of serious injury and a health risk for the elderly population, creating a real problem for independent living. The number of medical alert systems or personal emergency response systems (PERS) aimed at detecting falls and offering prompt support has increased dramatically over...

    DENTSPLY: MONITORING MOTORS WITH YOUR IPAD DENTSPLY Maillefer launched the X-SMART iQ, its latest endodontic motor, at IDS. This cordless device stands out because of its handy ergonomics and functionalities like a micro-head with an adjustable contra-angle. But what makes it really special is its interaction with the...

    ClaroNav: A GPS for Dentists With Navident, dentists can drill without looking at their patients. This simple, clever system works like a GPS, accurately guiding the placement of implants. Navident starts by using CT scan data to map the patient’s mouth, helping the surgeon plan implant placement. Then, during...

    The 36th edition of the International Dental Show (IDS) may mark the end of dentistry as we know it. The evolution from heavy reliance on craftsmanship to a world dominated by information technology is now moving at such a rapid pace that digital technologies seemed to be everywhere in the trade show aisles. We...

    Around eight years ago, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, a mental health hospital in Canada, embarked on a process of having a completely paperless medical records system with the intention of improving both patient safety and quality of care. Ontario Shores has been extraordinarily successful in this...

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