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Here, you find the latest videos from the MEDICA.de and Mhoch4 editorial teams.
Laparoscopic training - a toolbox for surgeons
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.
Neurology in the 21st Century - possibilities and limitations
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.
CT coronary angiograms – three-dimensional insight into the heart
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. Get to know more in our current video how this procedure works and which advantages it has.
Goodbye bureaucracy! For an easier care documentation
At the MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK the Federal Government Commissioner for
Patients' Affairs, State Secretary Karl-Josef Laumann, talks with us about an easier structure model for the documentation of professional care. This is to stop the huge bureaucratic effort for care givers.
Exhibitors at MEDICA 2015
Around 4,900 exhibitors have come to Düsseldorf this year to present their latest products and services. We took a look at how things are going for them at MEDICA 2015.
Good contacts always in sight – Networking at MEDICA and COMPAMED
MEDICA and COMPAMED are held together for many years. The benefits of this networking are obvious - the whole chain of production of a medical device can be shown. 96 percent of exhibitors were very satisfied in the past about conducted transactions and business contacts. We wanted to know how exhibitors in 2015 use the possibilities for networking and cooperation.
Surgical training with the Lübeck Toolbox
Surgeons need sensitive fingers to do their work. But nobody is born a surgeon. So, how do surgeons become skillful enough for demanding laparoscopic procedures? And how do they maintain their skills, even while there are no patients to operate on? A hands-on course took place at MEDICA EDUCATION CONFERENCE 2015 that answered these questions with a special training device.
WT | Wearable Technologies Show
The WT | Wearable Technologies Show at MEDICA 2015 offers a unique platform to present the latest developments in the field of wearable technologies. Both established companies as well as newcomers to the industry are participating in this B2B market place. We meet with Spela Kosir from Wearable Technologies AG that organizes this joined booth and with two start-ups to get to know how they evaluate this opportunity.
MEDICA ECON FORUM: Health policy perspectives
Once again all of the important players in the healthcare industry are meeting this year at the MEDICA ECON FORUM by TK to compare notes. During the four days of the Forum, experts from the political, medical, economic and scientific sectors discuss the latest developments and trends. What are the future market perspectives?
Visitor voices of MEDICA 2015
Once again, thousands of visitors are attending MEDICA, the leading trade fair for medical technology. We asked them what they are looking for.
Impressions of MEDICA 2015
MEDICA 2015 offers visitors many interesting information, valuable business contacts and product highlights from the international medical device industry. We already had a closer look on what happens in the trade fair halls this year.
Wearables – Tiny helpers for sports medicine
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 sports 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.
Hypertension - Improvement thanks to ultrasound?
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. Prof. Georg Nickenig from the University Hospital Bonn explains an ultrasound-mediated, non-invasive treatment method can help.
Individually adapted radiotherapy
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.