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Inventions, technologies, devices - something new always happens in the field of medical technology. Experts, researchers and inventors talk about prospects of new treatments and sometimes also their dangers - on MEDICA.de.
[25/01/2016] Surgeons need a good sense of touch, but nobody is born a surgeon. Young physicians develop and maintain their skills with simulators and training devices. At MEDICA 2015, Dr. Tilman Laubert explained how surgeons can train for laparoscopic surgery - with the Lübeck Toolbox.Laparoscopic training - a toolbox for surgeons - Read more
[16/12/2015] Large, complex, mysterious – three words to describe the human brain. Barely any other organ is such a mystery to research. The editorial team of MEDICA-tradefair.com visited the German Society for Neurology’s annual congress 2015. We asked experts about neurology in the 21st century, its chances, its limitations and the role medical technology plays in this.Neurology in the 21st Century - possibilities and limitations - Read more
[02/12/2015] Until now, catheter-based coronary angiography was considered state-of-the-art for the diagnosis of coronary heart disease. Yet this method is not without risk, after all it is an invasive procedure. An exam using a computer tomography scanner (CT) - the so-called CT coronary angiogram - represents a low-risk alternative. CT coronary angiograms – three-dimensional insight into the heart - Read more
[19/10/2015] They have become everyday essentials. Be it in form of a watch, a pair of glasses or a vest. More and more people use wearables to track their vital. But they can do even more, for example support sport medicine. Prof. Hans-Georg Predel and Dr. Joachim Latsch from the German Sports University Cologne explain where wearables are used in competitive sports and what their prognosis for the future is.Wearables – Tiny helpers for sports medicine - Read more