surgery

Emerging technologies are transforming the way surgical procedures are done. We will give an overview on new applications of surgical robotics, immersive realities such as augmented and virtual reality, 3D printing, and digitalization in the OR.

A wireless chip shines light on the brain

A wireless chip shines light on the brain

Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate the brain with both light and electrical current.

Bioprinted heart provides new tool for surgeons

Bioprinted heart provides new tool for surgeons

Surgeons will soon have a powerful new tool for planning and practice with the creation of the first full-sized 3D bioprinted model of the human heart.

Medical customers adopt Stratasys 3D Printer

Medical customers adopt Stratasys 3D Printer

Stratasys Ltd. announced it has successfully sold and installed the J750 Digital Anatomy 3D printer at healthcare institutions and medical service providers in major markets across the globe.

First-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm

First-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm

Using 3D printing, researchers replicated an aneurysm in vitro and performed an endovascular repair procedure on the printed aneurysm.

Brain-computer allows paralysed patients to text

Brain-computer allows paralysed patients to text

Two ALS patients, implanted with a brain-computer interface via the jugular vein and without the need for open brain surgery, successfully controlled their personal computer through direct thought.

Coating implants with 'artificial bone' prevents inflammation

Coating implants with 'artificial bone' prevents inflammation

Researchers have developed a ceramic artificial bone coating with triple the adhesion strength compared to conventional coating materials.

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