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Image: Differentiated stapling technology for bariatric surgery (Photo courtesy of Standard Bariatrics)

Teleflex Completes Acquisition of Bariatric Stapling Technology Innovator

Teleflex Incorporated (Wayne, PA, USA), a leading global provider of medical technologies, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Standard Bariatrics, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH, USA), which has commercialized an innovative powered stapling technology for bariatric surgery. More...
05 Oct 2022
Image: Design engineers weigh in on the future of diagnostic wearables (Photo courtesy of Molex)

Diagnostic Wearables Redefining Entire Fields of Medical Monitoring, Finds Global Survey

A global survey called “Diagnostic Wearables: The Future of Medical Monitoring,” by Molex (Lisle, IL, USA), a global electronics company, explored the market drivers and issues impacting a new generation of diagnostic wearables, including the tradeoffs design engineers in this game-changing field must face – from form factors and battery considerations to data collection and management. More...
05 Oct 2022
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Image: MRI identifies patients with sarcoidosis at risk for bad cardiac outcomes (Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota Medical School)

MRI Identifies Patients at Higher Risk for Cardiac Sarcoidosis-Related Adverse Outcomes

Researchers have found that patients with certain features on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the heart are at much higher risk for cardiac sarcoidosis-related adverse outcomes. More...
05 Oct 2022
Image: Engineers have developed a process that enables soft robots to grow like plants (Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota)

Soft Robotic System Can Grow Like Plants to Allow Surgical Access to Hard-To-Reach Areas

A first-of-its-kind, plant-inspired extrusion process that enables synthetic material growth will allow researchers to build better soft robots that can navigate hard-to-reach areas within the human body. More...
04 Oct 2022
Image: An online tools provides personalized risk estimates for patients undergoing hysterectomy (Photo courtesy of Pexels)

Easy-To-Use Online Tool Predicts Complications in Patients Undergoing Hysterectomy

Researchers have developed easy-to-use online prediction tools that provide personalized risk estimates for patients undergoing hysterectomy for benign disease. More...
04 Oct 2022
Image: New heart attack insight could lead to better survival rates after surgery (Photo courtesy of Imperial College London)

Troponin Testing Could Improve Timing of Heart Surgery and Survival Rate

A new study has found that some patients who have lower levels of troponin would benefit from having earlier surgery, although patients with very high troponin levels should have surgery postponed, as their risk of dying was higher if surgery was performed within 10 days of their heart attack. More...
04 Oct 2022
Image: New heart attack insight could lead to better survival rates after surgery (Photo courtesy of Imperial College London)

Troponin Testing Could Improve Timing of Heart Surgery and Survival Rate

A new study has found that some patients who have lower levels of troponin would benefit from having earlier surgery, although patients with very high troponin levels should have surgery postponed, as their risk of dying was higher if surgery was performed within 10 days of their heart attack. More...
04 Oct 2022
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