Newsletter of MEDICA | View in browser | Deutsch | Print
Header of MEDICA Newsletter

Cardiac research in space

Dear Sir or Madam,

What benefit does space travel have for people on Earth? One could pose that question after looking at the associated cost. But experiments about medical questions, too, take place onboard the International Space Station ISS. One of them is currently looking at our heart. Read in our interview how it could benefit terrestrial cardiology.

Enjoy reading!

Timo Roth
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

Table of Contents

Topic of the Month: Machine perfusion
Interview: Ballistocardiography
Review MEDICA 2021: AI-driven laboratory diagnostics
Newsletter Service
RSS Service
Newsletter Archive

Machine Perfusion

Topic of the Month

Image: A normothermic perfusion machine; Copyright: Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
The shortage of donor organs is a major global issue. An aging population, a reluctance towards organ donation, and logistical challenges related to organ shipping play an important role in this setting. Machine perfusion can be a way to expand and preserve the donor pool for eligible transplant recipients.
Read more about our topic of the month
Machine Perfusion: Increasing the Safety of Marginal Organ Transplants
Technology against organ shortage – Support for the successful transplant
To top

AI-driven laboratory diagnostics with medicalvalues

Review of MEDICA 2021

Image: A person with a smartphone in hand is standing in front of a computer-generated model of the liver; Copyright: PantherMedia/happysuthida
Lab results are often complex and not easy to interpret. For many diseases, a medical diagnosis requires the analysis and combination of different values. That's why one of the themes at the MEDICA LABMED FORUM at MEDICA 2021 highlighted "Integrative and AI-driven diagnostics" - and illustrated how AI can help interpret laboratory results and values.
Click here for the interview
AI-driven laboratory diagnostics with medicalvalues
All interviews at MEDICA-tradefair.com
To top

Ballistocardiography: Cardiac monitoring of astronauts

Interview

Image: A sensor with an attached cable in a man’s hand; Copyright: TU Hamburg/Institut Smart Sensors
It is an exciting time for space exploration: Will there be more space stations, lunar outposts, or Mars missions in the future? No matter where they are in space, lack of gravity causes astronauts to lose muscle mass during their missions. Even the fittest among them lose heart muscle. An experiment on the International Space Station (ISS) plans to detect whether sensors show heart changes.
Click here for the interview
Ballistocardiography: Cardiac monitoring of astronauts
All interviews at MEDICA-tradefair.com
To top

Newsletter Service

You like our newsletter? Then please recommend us: Forward this newsletter or the link www.MEDICA.de/news_login_2 to your friends and colleagues.

If you have difficulties with your order, please write an e-mail to redaktion@medica.de.

To top
Legal disclaimer

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz, Stockumer Kirchstr. 61
40474 Düsseldorf, Germany

Phone: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
www.messe-duesseldorf.de
info@messe-duesseldorf.de

County Court Düsseldorf HRB 63

Board of Managing Directors: Wolfram N. Diener (Chairman), Bernhard J. Stempfle, Erhard Wienkamp

Chairman of Supervisory Board: Mayor Dr. Stephan Keller

Messe Düsseldorf GmbH processes personal data relating to you. You can find more information - also on your rights - in the privacy policy of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH available at www.messe-duesseldorf.de/privacy. In principle, i.e. subject to legal restrictions, you may at any time object to the processing of your personal data either on the aforementioned website, via e-mail to privacy@messe-duesseldorf.de or via postal mail to Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, G2-RV, PF 101006, 40001 Düsseldorf, Germany.

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube

Should you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, please click here.