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Radiology – How an MRI machine makes its way into an office

13/04/2017

These days, medical imaging is one of the key diagnostic methods. But how do large medical devices actually get to their final destination? MEDICA-tradefair.com took its camera along to observe the remodeling of a radiology imaging office. The leading actors: a CT scanner and an MRI machine.
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Light instead of darkness – Seeing with the Argus II Implant

29/03/2017

Retinitis pigmentosa is a hereditary eye disorder, which can lead to night blindness, restriction of the peripheral visual field and ultimately to blindness. The University Hospital Aachen, Germany, implants the Argus II retinal prosthesis system made by the Second Sight Company. It allows people with retinitis pigmentosa to perceive light and improve orientation.
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MEDICA 2017 – World Forum for Medicine

15/03/2017

The world's leading trade fair for the medical industry invites you to Düsseldorf from 13 - 16 November 2017. Welcome to MEDICA – Be part of the No. 1!
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COMPAMED 2017 – High-Tech Solutions for Medical Technology

15/03/2017

The trade fair for suppliers and manufacturers of medical technologies invites you to Düsseldorf from 13 – 16 November. Welcome to COMPAMED, the leading international market place for the medical suppliers' industry and product development.
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Working in pediatric hospice - not the place for sadness

21/02/2017

Work in children's and youth hospices is both fulfilling and trying. What the employees and honorary staff have to do, how the work is organized and what the special thing in the workplace hospice is, can be found in the video.
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Swallowing Disorders – avoiding errors related to medication administration

27/01/2017

Dysphagia creates a stressful situation for patients. Added to this is the fact that acute errors in the treatment of swallowing disorders keep occurring when patients are administered drugs. How can patients with swallowing difficulties receive better care? We visited the Hüttenhospital Dortmund and asked Dr. Martin Jäger, an expert in this particular field.
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Telemedicine – Immediate and lower-cost care

12/01/2017

Long waiting times in medical practices are not a rarity. The telemedicine can provide remedy. The program of the Institute for Applied Telemedicine at the Heart and Diabetes Center NRW in Bad Oeynhausen is aimed primarily at chronically ill people. Daily, they send their body values via telecommunication to the institute.
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Cryotherapy - Destroying cancer with ice

19/12/2016

Killing tumors with up to minus 180 degrees – this is possible with the cryotherapy. Needle-guided gases freeze cells so that they die. Dr. Gebhard Schmid has brought the method from France to the Johanna-Etienne hospital in Neuss. It serves as a supplement to chemotherapy and radiation therapy as well as to surgery.
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Energy efficient hospital - With sustainability into the future

05/12/2016

Hospitals can reduce costs if they invest in sustainability. How this can be done, we asked the LVR-Klinik Bonn (LVR Hospital Bonn).
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Chronic-lymphocytic leukemia – Handy tool makes prognosis easier for physicians

23/11/2016

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that can take a very different course with different patients. That’s why it is very difficult for physicians to predict the course of this disease. Researchers at the Center for Integrated Oncology in Cologne, Germany, have now developed a tool to help physicians with this task.
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