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Improved Ergonomics Help Neurosurgeons Stay Focused

A new neurosurgical microscope enables surgeons to see better into deep, narrow cavities, allowing them to work in a neutral, upright posture which helps prevent strain and fatigue.  More...
30 Oct 2014

Brain Stimulation System Treats Tremor Patients

Innovative deep-brain stimulation system provides precise neural targeting to customize therapy for patients with tremor.  More...
30 Oct 2014
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Postsurgical Pain Decreased During the Last Decade

A new study shows that advances in pain management have resulted in a significant reduction in pain severity among postsurgical patients.  More...
30 Oct 2014
Image: A mockup of a patient in an MRI machine (Photo courtesy of David Comber, Vanderbilt University).

Advanced Robotics Permit Brain Surgery Through the Cheek

A prototype surgical robot can be precisely steered along a curving path, allowing brain surgery inside the powerful magnetic field created by a magnetic resonance imaging scanner.   More...
28 Oct 2014
Image: Fiber reinforced hydrogels printed in a single-step process (Photo courtesy of the University of Wollongong).

Ink Technology Toughens Synthetic Hydrogels

A new study describes a three-dimensional printing technique used to print tough, fiber-reinforced hydrogels that mimic the strength and suppleness of human cartilage.  More...
23 Oct 2014

Hemostasis Bracelet Controls Bleeding After Arteriotomy Procedures

A novel device provides a safe, quick and easy method for controlling post catheterization bleeding in radial access patients. More...
21 Oct 2014

Incorrect Use of Splints Causes Poor Healing in Children

A new study reveals that more than 90% of potential pediatric fractures are splinted improperly, which can lead to swelling and skin injuries.  More...
20 Oct 2014

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