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Focus on the heart

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading global cause of death. An early and reliable diagnosis with the aid of various imaging methods is therefore essential. But what methods are there? How do they differ from each other? And which one is the best? Read more in our Topic of the Month.

I wish you a relaxing week!

Elena Blume
Editorial team

MEDICA Trade Fair with Forums and Conferences
Monday to Thursday
13 to 16 November 2017
Düsseldorf, Germany

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Topic of the Month: Imaging, sonography, endoscopy
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ICAROS VR - Training and Prevention in Virtual Reality


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The term gamification refers to the application of elements of game playing in non-game contexts, for example, to encourage participants to engage in a task that is otherwise deemed too monotonous. We are visiting the German Sport University Cologne to interview Dr. Boris Feodoroff, who together with his team is testing a training device that uses virtual reality and is designed to help stabilize the muscles of the trunk by using a flight simulator.
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ICAROS VR - Training and Prevention in Virtual Reality
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Hall 18, Stand 18E08

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Current issues from the areas of medicine and research will be discussed at the new MEDICA LABMED FORUM in Düsseldorf from 13 to 16 November 2017. Under the guiding principle “The Interdisciplinary Fascination”, laboratory medicine, molecular pathology, microbiology, medical technology and life sciences present themselves as innovation drivers providing new impulses for all areas of medicine.
More information about the MEDICA LAB FORUM can be found here

Imaging, sonography, endoscopy – a view on the heart

Topic of the Month

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Different imaging methods have made the inside of our body accessible for research, diagnosis and treatment. Researchers and physicians especially took the heart and its functions into their sights, since heart diseases affect countless people nowadays. This is why we take a look at methods that let physicians see more of the heart, how these methods differ from each other and what else the future will bring here in our Topic of the Month.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Imaging, sonography, endoscopy – a view on the heart
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Hall 12, Stand 12E73 – 12F67

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The MEDICA TECH FORUM in Hall 12will be held for the eighth time this year. With alternating focal points experts will present technical, scientific, regulatory and political – in any case market-relevant – topics pertaining to the medical technology industry.
More information about the MEDICA TECH FORUM can be found here

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