Motors for motor skills – Robotics in rehabilitation
Rehabilitation is hard work – for the patient as well as for the therapist. Thousands of repetitions are necessary in order for previously known movement sequences to solidify again in the brain. This requires enormous physical effort and a lot of concentration. At MEDICA 2019 we will find out to what extent robotics can help here!
Hightech solutions for hygiene, disinfection and sterilisation
Hightech solutions for hygiene in the medical sector have been getting better and faster. There are not only machines that can disinfect everything by themselves, but there are portable and handy sterilisation solutions as well. At MEDICA 2019 you can find everything that is up-and-coming around medical hygiene.
For a strong back – Interview with Spine Care Technologies
Anyone sitting too long, working at a computer or moving the wrong way has to deal with them regularly: back pain. At MEDICA 2019, Spine Care Technologies is presenting an alternative to conventional pharmaceuticals.
Well-tried in vitro medical diagnostics – Interview with Institut Virion\Serion GmbH
Infectious diseases are a worldwide problem. In vitro diagnostics is essential for advancing against infectious diseases. Find out more about how automation and rapid evaluation helped Institute Virion\Serion GmbH to be successful in the long run at MEDICA 2019.
Physiotherapy at MEDICA
Always on the move! Follow us into the exhibition halls of MEDICA 2019 and discover the latest products for physiotherapy and rehabilitation. You shouldn't miss this!
Laboratory technology in Hall 1
In addition to medical innovations in hall 1, visitors can also visit the LABMED Forum at booth G37 and listen to interesting lectures on laboratory medicine, molecular pathology, microbiology, medical technology and life sciences!
Clear vision with mixed reality from BRAINLAB
At the start of the fourth day at MEDICA 2019, we looked at the new Mixed-Reality application for OR planning, teaching and patient education from BRAINLAB. Patient-specific image data can be transferred to a headset and placed three-dimensionally in the room. In hall 10/E59 visitors can try out the VR application!
3D imagery thanks to AI – Interview with MEDICAL IP
Huge amounts of data are produced daily in imaging. In order to get these under control, more and more use is being made of Artificial Intelligence. Why it can make the work of physicians easier, especially when it comes to medical images, we will find out at the stand of MEDICAL IP at MEDICA 2019!
One-stop shop for diagnostics – Interview with Diatron MI Zrt.
Diatron, a manufacturer of hematologic instruments, is not only celebrating it’s 30th anniversary in 2019, but also introduces the Diatron Aquila 5D retic at MEDICA 2019. It is the smallest analyzer of this type and works completely optical. Learn more about the device in our video interview.
Smart Hospital – the hospital of the future
Digitalization offers many opportunities for the hospital of the future. The Smart Hospital focuses on networking and short distances and stands for targeted and efficient care. At MEDICA 2019, we discover what technology can already provide today and where it is being used.
Laboratory diagnostics in one pack – Interview with Erba Mannheim Corporate Services Ltd.
At MEDICA 2019, Erba Mannheim Corporate Services is presenting a device that detects four analytes at once: Sodium, Potassium, Chloride and ionized Calcium. Learn in our video more about what makes this analyzer special.
Robot assisted hippotherapy – Interview with intelligent motion GmbH
Nobody will expect to meet horses at MEDICA. Even though, visitors can learn more about hippotherapy that is aimed at patients with neurological deficits – for example through MS or in rehabilitation after stroke. Better yet, they can take a seat at a horseback themselves. This is possible thanks to “hirob” here at the stand of the intelligent motion GmbH from Austria.
Video: MEDICA App COMPETITION – Clear the stage for mobile health
The MEDICA App COMPETITION is all about medical solutions for smartphones. The competition aims to advance the development of innovations and integrate them into the everyday lives of physicians, hospitals and patients. From more than 100 entries, an international jury selected 15 finalists to present their app-based solutions at MEDICA 2019.
The company AKTORmed in Hall 10/C21 shows how minimally invasive procedures can be performed today. What the SOLOASSIST can do is best seen for yourself.
In Hall 13/D34 you can find out what is already possible today in the field of medical technology. Helbling Technik Will AG develops smart products in the fields of medical and laboratory technology and diagnostics.
The last day of MEDICA has begun, but there is still much to discover! We wish you a lot of fun!
We hope you'll find your way around the fairground. After all there's a lot to discover!
Yesterday, medical students of Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf were able to explore and experience the latest trends in digital medicine live with their ifam lecturer, Dr. med. Ulrich Sappok, at MEDICA.
We've all probably done it before: You have atypical symptoms and googled what it could be all about. And then you sit in panic at your doctor's and have the worst horror stories in your head. Infermedica puts an end to this horror with the SYMPTOM CHECKER. Artificial intelligence is the magic word. You can find out how exactly this works in Hall 13/C32.
The French exhibitor Schu'zz has a heart for medical staff that is much on its feet. But the shoes are not only comfortable and adapted to everyday hospital life, they also radiate a bit of good humour. See for yourself in Hall 5/B13.
Easy to use and equipped with hygienic and sustainable measuring technology - these are the lung function test devices from Vitalograph. Of course, the company also has its new Vitalograph Pneumotrac-USB in its luggage. You will find the PC spirometer in hall 10/A40.
Privacy is of course an important issue in the medical context. KwickScreen Ltd. will be exhibiting printable privacy screens in Hall 14/E37. So that patients feel comfortable in practice rooms.
This is Linda. She is at Königsee Implantate in Hall 15/L29. But what the exhibitor actually offers next to Linda is medical technology in the field of osteosynthesis.
With its products, Stiegelmeyer ensures that patients feel comfortable in hospitals or nursing homes. Convince yourself! You find the hospital and nursing home equipment supplier in hall 14, booth D05.
Is winter casting you down? Pocket Sky (Hall 13/D46) can help. The glasses provide you with the right light and help you not only to get in a better mood, but also increase your performance.
SmartPeakFlow warns you before an asthma attack occurs. Just put it on your smartphone, blow in the device and see the results directly on the screen. Want to know more? SmartPeakFlow can be found in Hall 16/K21-5 at MEDICA.
When was the last time you used patient headphones at the hospital? There's a shiver running down your back, isn't it? No problem with the SaniBits - the antibacterial headphones. Hall 14/F37
Efficient and focused on the UDI marking of medical devices: At MEDICA (Hall 15/L23), FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving will present its camera-based M-series workstations.
A bath can be very relaxing. The Reval Group tubs combine style and functionality in a care environment. Find out more about the assistive bathing systems in Hall 14/D30.
Free of PVC and BPA, the CleanMask™ Anaesthesia Masks from WilMarc (Hall 16/F17-3) are sustainable and odor-free and therefore also suitable for newborns, infants, toddlers and children.
The arm ergometers from Lode BV bring muscles in arms and shoulders at full speed. You can see how software can further increase performance in hall 9, stand A43.
Sending extensive ECG data anywhere, anytime to transmit diagnoses directly over the phone? That works! With HeartView from Aerotel Medical Systems Ltd. Hall 9, C01.
Avalanche SI neuromonitors can identify and functionally test motor nerves during surgery - such as sensory nerves or cerebral structures. More about neuromonitors at Dr. Langer Medical in hall 9, booth C50.
In emergency medicine, things are tight and yet every move has to be right. The airway aids from VBM Medizintechnik GmbH are designed to make work easier in these difficult situations. Learn more in Hall 10/C 59.
Clean air is essential, especially in the medical sector. The EOLIS Air Manager from SAS NEOSANTE not only filters macro particles, but also unpleasant odors with its activated carbon filter and kills germs with a UV lamp. It also has a Deep Clean Function. See for yourself how it works in Hall 15/G10.
Spes Medica offers a complete range of electrodes and accessories to be used during EEG, EP and ERG examinations. Maximum signal quality meets high wearing comfort for patients in Hall 9/B15.
The future-generation diagnostics is presented by anvajo in hall 3/F52. The fluidly R-300 ist the smallest and most convenient liquid fluid analyzer on the market. It combines a full-fledged spectrometer with a high-resolution microscope to improve diagnostics thanks to even more accurate analysis.
With the Venoscopio IV Plus it is possible to highlight peripheral veins using LEDs and thus enable even more precise blood collection. Test it yourself in Hall 3/B64 at MEDICA.
Start up power at MEDICA! moio.care (Hall 13/D46) has developed a smart care patch that can be used both in nursing homes and at home in family care. While shaping the care of tommorrow the quality of life of caregivers and the people who they care for is already increasing today.
OptiGene Ltd. has a compact, lightweight and robust instrument for the sensitive detection of bacteria and viruses at the molecular level. You can take a closer look at Genie II in Hall 1/G03-7.
Contactless temperature measurement and data management of the measured values in a smartphone application - the BoomCare thermometer from ISPROBE Corp. can be seen in Hall 13/A71.
Most seniors want to live indecently and as self-determined as possible within their own four walls for as long as possible. Medisana wants to help them. In Hall 13/D46 of MEDICA, the German company is presenting its Smart Home Care Robot Medisana Temi.
The Fraunhofer Institute has always stood for innovation. Recently, there has also been a Research Institution for Additive Manufacturing Technologies (IAPT). You want to know what is possible with additive technologies? Take a look in Hall 10/G05.
Das Familienunternehmen Erbe Medizintechnik vertreibt weltweit chirurgische Instrumente. Welches Gerät für den OP die Firma mit auf der MEDICA hat, erfahrt ihr in Halle 10/G21.
A day at the MEDICA is quite exhausting. Fortunately, there are plenty of opportunities for a snack on the exhibition grounds. Sometimes you just have to bring a little more time with you. Bon appétit.
How good is your hearing? The latest generation of otoscopes is available at LAFTAN International in Hall 11/E12.
It is part of the hospital's basic equipment - surgical gowns. Eders Medical can certainly tell you a lot about it. You will find the company in Hall 16/H42.
You want to do a running or gait analysis? Then you need the GaitUp Physilog. If you pass hall 13/D46, have a look at it.
We all want to be fit and healthy. You can see what the future looks like when it comes to fitness at VitaScale GmbH (hall 13/D46). The headset analyses the breathing air as well as your heart rate and uses this data to precisely optimize your training - for the best result.
The company FREE Bionics shows its exoskeleton FREE Walk at the MEDICA. See for yourself how it works in Hall 13/D46.
In hall 11/F11 you can see the latest medical suction unit OB 3000 by Oscar Boscarol S.r.l.
In a breakthrough with important implications for the future of immunotherapy for breast cancer, UC San Francisco scientists have found that blocking the activity of a single enzyme can prevent a common type of breast cancer from spreading to distant organs.
Do you know who celebrates his birthday on November 14th? It’s the Canadian surgeon Frederick Banting. Why is that important? Because he was the first to isolate the hormone insulin and thereby lay the foundation for the treatment of diabetes. That's why World Diabetes Day today reminds us of Banting, in 2019 for the 28th time already!
Women are most affected by the vascular complications of diabetes - a situation likely to escalate in the coming decades, reports a paper published on World Diabetes Day in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Cardiovascular disease occurs 15 years earlier in patients with diabetes and is their main cause of morbidity and mortality.
Delivering a diversified electric message to the different fibres of the injured spinal cord through a new technology able to deliver it in a targeted and independent manner. What is the result? Greater efficiency in recovering the control of voluntary limb movements in the event of serious damage to the spinal cord. This is the focus of the research study just published in Brain Stimulation.
Every day, millions of single blood cells are evaluated for disease diagnostics in medical laboratories and clinics. Most of this repetitive task is still done manually by trained cytologists who inspect cells in stained blood smears and classify. This process suffers from classification variability and requires the presence and expertise of a trained cytologist.
Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City. The study was presented at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta on November 12.
MIPT researchers have collaborated with Atlas Biomedical Holding and developed a new bioinformatics data analysis method. The developed program, EphaGen, can be used for quality control when diagnosing genetic diseases. The team published the article in Nucleic Acid Research.
Our brain consists of countless nerve cells that transmit signals from one cell to the next. The connections between these cells, the synapses, provide a key to understanding how our memory works. An American research team has now succeeded in identifying these switching points in millimeter-sized tissue with a light microscope on the basis of their structure.
A new study finds that children with Down syndrome are at an increased risk of an associated form of arthritis. Additionally, researchers recommend changing the name to Down syndrome-associated arthritis to more accurately reflect the inflammatory and erosive nature of the condition. Details of this study will be presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP Annual Meeting.
Using cells from human breast cancers and mouse breast cancer models, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have significant new evidence that tumor cells exposed to low-oxygen conditions have an advantage when it comes to invading and surviving in the bloodstream.
Beta-blockers are often used to treat high blood pressure and other cardiovascular diseases. However, in some patients they can trigger or exacerbate psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease. Scientists at the University of Bonn and Freie Universität Berlin have now found a possible cause for this. Their results have been published in the renowned journal "Autophagy".
Where bones fracture, surgeons often have to join the fragments with implants. Magnesium orthopaedic screws, which over time dissolve in the body, spare patients another operation after healing is completed and reduce the risk of infection. To develop optimized alloys and orthopaedic screws with functionalized surfaces, Empa researchers are now investigating magnesium corrosion.
A plane has to be going pretty fast for a mere raindrop to crack its windshield, but it can happen. Now, new models of the physics behind the improbable feat may just help doctors crack kidney stones to pieces.
Biopsies are standard procedures in interventional radiology, not least for patients with a suspected tumor. In this instance, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is increasingly the method of choice for guiding minimally invasive tissue sampling. Yet this involves having to undergo repeated MRI scans, which patients find uncomfortable.
Demand for apps for preventive health care is growing all the time. Particularly popular are diagnostic assistants that record physiological and fitness data. However, there are data protection concerns with these tools.
New technology aims to improve the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder by allowing veterans to virtually take their doctor with them during prolonged exposure therapy. The system gives the doctor physical and psychological information about the veterans in real time.
A new computational tool developed by KAUST scientists uses artificial intelligence (AI) to infer the RNA-binding properties of proteins. The software, called NucleicNet, outperforms other algorithmic models of its kind and provides additional biological insights that could aid in drug design and development.
A KAIST team has designed a new strategy for electronics that will mechanically transform into a wearable electronic device. Imagine a handheld electronic gadget that can soften and deform when attached to our skin. This will be the future of electronics we all dreamed of.
New influenza vaccines are required every autumn, because the viruses constantly change the components to which our immune protection responds. Medical research is focusing on universal vaccines that target more stable parts of the viruses. This new generation of broadly neutralising antibodies is particularly important for controlling life-threatening viral infections.
Through the crafty use of magnetic fields, scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the Johannes Kepler University in Linz have developed the first electronic sensor that can simultaneously process both touchless and tactile stimuli.
Imagine a runner who doesn't need to carry a stopwatch or cell phone to check her time: She could just gaze at the glowing stopwatch display on the back of her hand. Such human-machine interfaces are no longer science fiction, but they still have a way to go before becoming mainstream.
Around 40 percent of humanity lives in regions affected by malaria, around 200 million people contract the disease every year, and an estimated 600,000 people die as a result. These pathogens are unicellular organisms that settle inside the red blood cells of their hosts and metabolize hemoglobin there to grow and multiply.
The Airglove warming device works in just 3 minutes gently warming the patients arm to the selected temperature. With extended courses of treatment such as chemotherapy repeated cannulation is often...
Infection prevention specialist GAMA Healthcare is launching a ground-breaking drain disinfectant at MEDICA 2019 that kills, removes and prevents formation of biofilms, including the highly resistant...
EIZO GmbH today announced an extension for its video over IP solution, CuratOR Alipe, which provides lossless transmission of image and video within and outside of the OR. With the new TIP0810-HDMI IP...
Opened in 2009, the Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center HIT at Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the most modern therapy centers for radiation therapy in the world. It enables the treatment of...
In its FP 400 diaphragm liquid pump, KNF has managed to horizontally arrange five diaphragms on a single level for the first time. The new arrangement enables the FP 400 to achieve very low pulsing on...
When coming into close contact with medical devices, patients primarily expect these devices to be quiet and produce minimal vibration. For the manufacturers, size, weight and reliability also count —...