To reduce tissue injury side effects from radiation therapy, researchers have developed 3D-printed gastrointestinal radioprotective devices that can be generated from patient CT scans.
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For the first time, a steerable catheter will give neurosurgeons the ability to steer the device in any direction they want while navigating the brain's arteries and blood vessels.
Researchers developed a wearable X-ray detector prepared from nontoxic metal-organic frameworks layered between flexible plastic and gold electrodes for high-sensitivity sensing and imaging.
The MasSpec Pen has shown to accurately identify tissues and surgical margins directly in patients and differentiate healthy and cancerous tissue from banked pancreas samples.
Scientists at The German Primate Center want to use genetic engineering methods to improve cochlear implants.
Engineers have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin.
Researchers from Penn State led two international collaborations to prototype a wireless, wearable transmitter while also improving the transmitter design process.
Scientists have designed a portable 3D imaging device which will improve the treatment and diagnosis of cancer.
Dr Jan Stallkamp has a vision: robots that can treat patients more efficiently and more precisely than any human physician.
By using 3D aerosol jet-printing to put perovskites on graphene, scientists have made X-ray detectors with record sensitivity that can greatly improve the efficiency and reduce the cost.
Two surgeon tested a device that, when attached to everyday eyeglasses, can display fluoroscopic images used for surgical guidance directly to the surgeon.
Radiator-like fluid systems adjust the genetic wiring inside human liver cells in preliminary work toward artificial organ-tissue engineering.
The development of new medical technologies based on cutting-edge discoveries has accelerated during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Robotic surgery for patients with early stage, oropharyngeal squamous cell cancer is associated with improved health outcomes, including better long-term survival.
Researchers have shown that federated learning is successful in the context of brain imaging, by being able to analyze MRI scans of brain tumor patients and distinguish healthy brain tissue from cancerous regions.
Researchers have developed a smart surface that can actively and repeatedly release and reabsorb substances by environmental stimuli.
Scientists have created a prototype garment to demonstrate dynamic thermal radiation control within a piece of clothing by utilising the remarkable thermal properties and flexibility of graphene.
Scientists are launching a project to apply machine learning methods to assess the role of climate variables in disease transmission
Researchers are developing a new high-precision radiology system for coronavirus pulmonary involvement.
EPFL students teamed up with startup IcosaMed to develop the SmartBra – the first piece of smart clothing that can be used for cancer prevention.
“AI is the biggest technological breakthrough of our lifetime. It will boost the entire healthcare ecosystem and will eventually re-invent the way we deliver medicine entirely.”
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.
Carbon dioxide-based cancer tissue-freezing approach may help more breast cancer patients in lower income countries, animal studies show.
Researchers have invented a completely new way for wearable devices to interconnect which enable easier health monitoring, medical interventions and human–machine interfaces.
Machine learning has the potential to vastly advance medical imaging, particularly CT scanning, by reducing radiation exposure and improving image quality.
Smart surgical glasses Caduceus use revolutionary technology that combines mixed reality with surgical navigation that allow surgeons to visualize a 3D model of a patient’s body during surgery in real time.
VR brings medical images to life on screen, showing interventional radiologists a patient’s unique internal anatomy to help physicians effectively prepare and tailor their approach to complex treatments.