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Laparoscopic training - a toolbox for surgeons

Photo: Preview picture of video 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

Neurology in the 21st Century - possibilities and limitations

Photo: Preview picture of video 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

CT coronary angiograms – three-dimensional insight into the heart

Photo: Preview picture of video 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

Review from MEDICA 2015

( Source: MEDICA.de )

[23/11/2015] MEDICA and COMPAMED were running from 16 - 19 November 2015 in Düsseldorf. Our editorial team was there for you.Review from MEDICA 2015 - Read more

Wearables – Tiny helpers for sports medicine

Photo: Preview picture of video 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

Hypertension - Improvement thanks to ultrasound?

Photo: Preview picture of video Hypertension burdens the whole body: It damages blood vessels and by this threatens the eyes, the kidneys, the heart and the brain, among others. It can often be controlled by taking medication, but not in all patients. Surgical procedures can be a possible solution for them.Hypertension - Improvement thanks to ultrasound? - Read more

Individually adapted radiotherapy

Photo: Preview picture of video A radiation therapy which targets tumors in the head or neck area often requires extensive planning. In addition, the irradiated area can change during treatment, for example when a patient looses a lot of weight. A new software, developed at Fraunhofer Institute MEVIS in Bremen/Germany, could help physicians to work more efficiently and save a lot of time in the future.Individually adapted radiotherapy - Read more

Head injuries: Neurodegenerative disease in rugby union players

( Source: MEDICA.de )

Photo: Rugby Player [22/05/2015] A new article publishing online in the Quarterly Journal of Medicine has reported the first case showing an association between exposure to head injuries in rugby union players and an increased risk in neurodegenerative disease. Head injuries: Neurodegenerative disease in rugby union players - Read more

Microclinics help keep Kenyan HIV patients in care

( Source: MEDICA.de )

Photo: Children on Mfangano Island [21/05/2015] A team led by researchers from UC San Francisco, Organic Health Response, and Microclinic International is reporting results of a study that showed significant benefits of microclinics -- an innovative intervention that mobilized rural Kenyan HIV patients' informal social networks to support their staying in care.Microclinics help keep Kenyan HIV patients in care - Read more

On film: Body's 'serial killers' destroying cancer cells

( Source: MEDICA.de )

Graphic: Cytotoxic T cell [21/05/2015] A dramatic video has captured the behaviour of cytotoxic T cells - the body's 'serial killers' - as they hunt down and eliminate cancer cells before moving on to their next target.On film: Body's 'serial killers' destroying cancer cells - Read more