Electromedicine / Medical Technology -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

News from the editors of MEDICA-tradefair.com

Inhalers: Critical errors common in children with asthma
In the first study to evaluate inhaler technique in children hospitalized for asthma - the group at highest risk for complications and death from asthma - researchers found that nearly half of participants demonstrated improper inhaler use, which means they routinely were not taking in the full dose of medication.
Read more
ENT: new adhesive structures for medical applications
In cooperation with the Saarland University Hospital, the INM has developed bioinspired adhesive structures for the treatment of eardrum injuries. The adhesive structures are now to be transferred into a biomedical product.
Read more
Drug delivery: contact lenses with medicine and sugar
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP are working with Israeli and German partners to develop long-wearing contact lenses that can release medicine. The active ingredient is encapsulated in liposomes and bound to the inside of the contact lenses. This enables it to remain in the eye for longer.
Read more
Medical imaging: roadmap for AI use
In August 2018, a workshop was held at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., to explore the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging. The workshop was co-sponsored by NIH, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research (The Academy).
Read more
New microscopy technique peers deep into the brain
In order to understand the brain, scientists must be able to see the brain--cell by cell, and moment by moment. However, because brains comprise billions of microscopic moving parts, faithfully recording their activity comes with many challenges.
Read more
Imaging: In vivo super-resolution PACT
Photoacoustic computed tomography (PACT) is a non-invasive hybrid imaging technique that excites biological tissues with light and detects the subsequently generated ultrasound to form images.
Read more
AI performs as well as experienced radiologists
UCLA researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence system to help radiologists improve their ability to diagnose prostate cancer. The
Read more
Microscopy in the body
Biotechnologists, physicists, and medical researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have developed technology for microscopic imaging in living organisms.
Read more
Microscopy: near-atomic map of parathyroid hormone complex
An international team of scientists has mapped a molecular complex that could aid in the development of better medications with fewer side effects for osteoporosis and cancer.
Read more
Imaging: ultrafast 3D Images of Nanostructures
Lensless microscopy with X-rays, or coherent diffractive imaging, is a promising approach. It allows researchers to analyse complex three-dimensional structures, which frequently exist in nature, from a dynamic perspective.
Read more

News from the exhibitors of MEDICA and COMPAMED

Canadian Exhibitor WAT Med Helps to Fight Cancer
The MD Anderson Cancer Center is a globally recognized cancer research organization. With emphasis on cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention, the center is devoted to the goal of...
Read more
PulseFlow Announces strategic partnership with Kir-Fix
Last week COO Dan Blackman was in Helsinki where he shared the platform with Henri Isojärvi as PulseFlow announced their strategic partnership with Kir-Fix to supply the PulseFlow wearable...
Read more
biolitec® at Medica 2018: 10 years ELVeS® Radial® laser therapy and excellent healing successes in proctology and urology with LEONARDO® lasers
Jena, November 09, 2018 ‒ The laser pioneer biolitec® set standards when it developed the ELVeS® Radial® method for the minimally invasive endovenous treatment of varicose veins and launched it on the...
Read more
No chance for bacteria on implants
Hip and dental implant operations are routine. But not entirely risk-free. They may result in infection that is difficult to control with oral or intravenous antibiotics. In such cases, the implant...
Read more
EIZO Releases Its Brightest 27-Inch Full HD Surgical Monitor for Endoscopy and Microsurgery
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR EX2721, its brightest 27-inch full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) wide screen surgical monitor for use in endoscopy and microsurgery. &#...
Read more
EIZO Releases Its First Surgical Field Camera with 4K Resolution and Fully Integrated Triaxial Mount
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR SC430-PTR, EIZO’s first surgical field camera, with 4K resolution and integrated triaxial camera mount for high definition...
Read more
EIZO Expands Its Surgical and Endoscopy Lineup with Release of High-Brightness 4K Surgical Monitor
EIZO Corporation (TSE: 6737) today announced the release of the CuratOR EX3241 – a 32-inch, 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels) surgical monitor with high brightness, image sharpening technology, and optical...
Read more
PROTEC - Square control centre
OKW’s new PROTEC enclosures have a modern and highly attractive square design with soft contours. As a result, these wall-mount and table-top housings are ideal for modern electronics...
Read more
KNF introduces new micro gas sampling pump NMP 830 HP: Improved flow rate, vacuum and pressure
With its NMP series, KNF provides micro gas sampling pumps which have proven their worth over decades of use, particularly for medical equipment. The new NMP 830 HP offers this market a...
Read more
Pioneering ‘zero pressure’ mattresses showcased at MEDICA 2018 (hall 16, stand F18-8)
A UK company, who specialises in the development and manufacture of ‘zero pressure’ technology will be at MEDICA 2018 to showcase their full range of pioneering mattress solutions. Over the...
Read more

Glimpse into the MEDICA TECH FORUM 1

Glimpse into the MEDICA TECH FORUM 2