The patch, which can be folded around surgical tools, may someday be used in robotic surgery to repair tissues and organs.
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A dose of artificial intelligence can speed the development of 3D-printed bioscaffolds that help injuries heal.
Scientists have paired 3D-printed, living human brain vasculature with advanced computational flow simulations to better understand tumor cell attachment to blood vessels.
Nanoengineers plan to develop an immunotherapy for ovarian cancer using 3D-bioprinted plant virus nanoparticles.
A wireless sensor small enough to be implanted in the blood vessels of the human brain could help clinicians evaluate the healing of aneurysms.
According to researchers in Sweden, a microneedle patch prototype proved to be a more comfortable and reliable blood-sugar monitoring system for people with diabetes.
Researcher have developed algorithms that analyze patients‘ imaging data and calculate surgical risks. This makes liver cancer surgery safer and easier to plan.
Scientists have found that a simple device can reduce swelling after kidney transplantation. Clinical trial shows shortened hospital stay for patients and reduced surgical site infections by almost 60 percent.
EPFL spin-off Readily3D has developed a novel system that can print biological tissue in just 30 seconds.
Researchers are developing 3D technologies for surgeons. The aids for surgery planning are particularly advanced.
Researchers have shown that lab-created heart valves implanted in young lambs for a year were capable of growth within the recipient.
Researchers have designed a new bioink which allows small human-sized airways to be 3D bioprinted with the help of patient cells for the first time.
Researchers have developed a structurally representative liver-on-a-chip model which mimics the full progression sequence of NAFLD.
Researchers have developed an injectable hydrogel that could help repair and prevent further damage to the heart muscle after a heart attack.
New hydrogel-based materials that can change shape in response to psychological stimuli, such as water, could be the next generation of materials used to bioengineer tissues and organs.
Researchers have developed a biobattery-powered device capable of both delivering large molecule pharmaceuticals across the skin barrier and extracting interstitial fluid for diagnostic purposes.
A small, wearable heart monitor can detect atrial fibrillation in high-risk patients ten times more frequently than standard tests.
Researchers have developed an “organs-on-a-chip” system that replicates interactions between the brain, liver, and colon.
A new eye test may predict wet age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of severe sight loss, three years before symptoms develop.
Scientists have developed an easy way to make millirobots by coating objects with a glue-like magnetic spray.
Artificial intelligence is developing at an enormous speed and intelligent instruments will profoundly change surgery and medical interventions.
One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.
Researchers have invented a new type of surgical glue that can help join blood vessels and close wounds faster and may also serve as a platform to deliver pain relief drugs.
Although true “cyborgs” — part human, part robotic beings — are science fiction, researchers are taking steps toward integrating electronics with the body.
Engineers are developing a 3D printed artificial blood vessel that allows doctors and patients to keep tabs on its health remotely.
Engineers are developing a massive fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow through the full human arterial system at subcellular resolution.
Researchers developed a device that can monitor bladder volume in real time and effectively empty the bladder.
Sending small electrical currents to the fingertips of someone operating a robotic arm can help surgeons during robot-assisted procedures.
Researchers demonstrated a methodology that combines the bioprinting and imaging of glioblastoma cells in a way that more closely models what happens inside the human body.
An international team of scientists have discovered a new material that can be 3D printed to create tissue-like vascular structures. In a new study, researchers have developed a way to 3D print graphene oxide with a protein which can organise into tubular structures that replicate some properties of vascular tissue.
Researchers developed a bullet-shaped, synthetic miniature robot which is acoustically propelled forward – a speeding bullet, in the truest sense of the word.
Researchers have developed a new method to guide endovascular instruments into complex vascular structures that were inaccessible to endovascular surgeons until now.
A robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments and the donor kidney to be placed through one small abdominal incision.
Researchers have been investigating whether artificial intelligence might be used to steer a catheter automatically and reliably to a blocked blood vessel.
A 3D printing technique allows fabrication of multilayer blood vessels that have the unique biomolecules needed to transform into functional blood vessels when they are implanted.
A new 3D printing platform is able to fabricate multi-component scaffolds that “steal from nature” to engineer tissues organized like native tissues.
The smart insole can be inserted into a sneaker or dress shoe to passively monitor the foot health of a person living with diabetes.
Researchers have announced a collaboration to 3D bioprint stem-cell tissue that could one day be used to treat end-stage kidney disease.
Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms.
Researchers have built a set of magnetic ‘tweezers’ that can position a nano-scale bead inside a human cell in three dimensions with unprecedented precision.
Patients could soon get faster and more accurate diagnoses with new software that can automatically detect signs of diabetes, heart disease and cancer from medical images.
Royal Philips unveiled a unique mixed reality concept developed together with Microsoft Corp. for the operating room of the future.
UT Southwestern has become the first medical center in Texas to use a robotic tool that allows surgeons to perform complicated operations using just a single incision.
Engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening up new biomedical avenues that could one day include artificial arteries and organ tissue.
Scientists created a flexible ultrasonic patch that non-invasively monitors the blood pressure in major vessels such as the jugular vein and carotid artery.
Engineers have developed a highly flexible and stretchable sensor that can be integrated with the flow diverter in order to monitor hemodynamics in a blood vessel without costly diagnostic procedures.
In a world premiere, a team of researchers has developed a magnetic 3D printed microscopic robot that can carry cells to precise locations in live animals.
Researchers have created an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results,could speed hospital work, enhance healthcare.
Machine learning has detected one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke, in CT brain scans, more accurately than current methods.
Researchers have developed a highly elastic biodegradable hydrogel for bioprinting of materials that mimic natural human soft tissues.
Less expensive and more realistic 3D models of blood vessels may offer alternative to the commercial standard.
A series of procedures have shown how surgeons can use computer-generated augmented reality imaging while operating on patients undergoing reconstructive lower limb surgery.