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    Our Top 2016 Stories

    For the last issue of the year, we’ve selected our top stories of 2016 based on their innovative aspects. They cover a broad spectrum of subjects—artificial intelligence, genetic modification, 3D printing, virtual reality, robotics, exoskeletons and more. Here’s a little taste of innovation before sliding into 2017. Enjoy!...

    Sports-related head injuries repeatedly make headlines (Courtesy of University Observer).

    Amid growing concern over traumatic brain injury (TBI), more and more athletes are wearing head-mounted sensors that gauge the speed and force of the impacts sustained during competition.   Anyone who has seen the 2015 biographical sports drama, Concussion, featuring Will Smith as a Pittsburgh forensic pathologist,...

    An OR calm, clean, and integrated (Courtesy of OPTIMUS).

    Operating rooms are now more and more “integrated”, with improvements in high-resolution imaging equipment and the enhanced ability to use large amounts of visual OR data.   What does “integrated” refer to? It means that all the operating room technology—patient information systems, audio, video, lighting and medical...

    Data center with cctv cameras (Courtesy of F. Schmidt).

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    The healthcare industry’s digital systems and devices are under attack as never before.   This year, numerous hospitals across the United States have been the victims of so-called ransomware—malicious software that blocks access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid. For example, the Hollywood Presbyterian...

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    #25 November 15, 2016

    Live From MEDICA

    This month, MedicalExpo E-mag is traveling to Düsseldorf to attend the MEDICA international trade fair. Our special issue offers a look at the cutting-edge medical technologies present, such...

    #24 October 27, 2016

    Innovations With Teeth

    Open wide! But just your eyes. This new issue of MedicalExpo e-mag focuses on dental innovations. Read why Stratasys thinks 3D printing permanent teeth remains the biggest challenge....

    #23 September 22, 2016

    Greetings From the Lab

    For this new edition of MedicalExpo e-magazine, we are opening the doors of the laboratory. You’ll find out how the rapid diagnostic tests can be amazing tools...

    #22 August 25, 2016

    FIME 2016: A Taste of the Americas

    It describes itself as the “largest medical trade fair on the biggest medical device marketplace,” serving North, Central and South America. For its 26th...

    #21 July 7, 2016

    A Future Assisted by Artificial Intelligence

    The words “artificial intelligence” might sound scary. Yet they are ever more present in many different areas of the economy—finance, transportation, the hotel industry and...

    #20 June 23, 2016

    Revolutionary Limb Prostheses: The Feel Again

    Today’s new myoelectric and brain-controlled limb prostheses are so ingenious that they can let users “feel” again, combining robotics and design at the same time....

    #19 May 26, 2016

    The Minimally Invasive Revolution

    Same-day hip replacements and mastectomies that leave no scars under the breast: In this issue of the e-magazine you'll discover the full impact of minimally invasive surgery...

    #18 May 12, 2016

    The Rise of the Robot Surgeon

    Welcome to the amazing world of surgical robots able to perform minimally invasive surgery. You will read how a U.S. research team got the brilliant...

    #17 April 21, 2016

    Deep Inside the Heart

    Three-D printed models of newborns' hearts, biodegradable stents, cardiac MRI showing the heart in seven dimensions, innovative wearable cardiac devices—this new edition of MedicalExpo e-magazine goes deep...

    #16 March 31, 2016

    When Imaging Goes Hybrid

    "The future of radiology is bright," according to Katrine Åhlström Riklund, president of ECR 2016 and professor of radiology and nuclear medicine in Sweden. Hybrid imaging, which...

    #15 March 3, 2016

    3D Printing in Surgery

    The future is definitely now. Beyond the ability to produce any kind of prosthetic or implant, the promising 3D printing technology represents a huge advance in surgical...

    #14 February 18, 2016

    3D Printed Humans

    A 3D printed skull, jaw, ear, heart, kidney, hip, hand and more. The list is long. This new technology has become such a key trend in the medical...

    #13 January 21, 2016

    A Brand New Cyber-Body

    Exoskeletons enabling patients with no feeling in their legs to walk the aisles. A connected hand prosthesis providing a new left hand to a patient who...

    #12 January 7, 2016

    Imaging's New Horizons

    Ongoing improvement in imaging techniques is considered perfectly normal. However, a complete overhaul of those techniques is more surprising. This issue is about the big changes in...

    #11 December 3, 2015

    Understanding the Big Picture

    Big data has been one of the Medica 2015 keywords, even though very few companies were able to explain how they intend to use it.

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    #10 November 19, 2015

    Welcome to a New Medical World

    Direct from the aisles of Medica 2015, you'll see how old friends like 4K and mobile apps are becoming more common in ORs and offices

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    #9 October 22, 2015

    New Care Solutions for Overweight

    Obesity has quickly become the 21st century’s worst health problem, creating numerous opportunities for innovation

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    #8 September 30, 2015

    Innovative Tools For Fighting Obesity

    Enjoy a brand new reader experience with the 8th issue of MedicalExpo e-magazine while discovering the latest innovations

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