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Triple imaging for tumor excision

Dear Sir or Madam,

very often tumor excision turns out not to be an one-time procedure. The tumor either can not be clearly identified or cut out completely. To avoid further surgeries triple imaging can now be used during surgery and help to exactly pinpoint the tumor. Learn in our Interview at MEDICA-tradefair.com about the details.

Have a nice week,

Melanie Prüser
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

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Topic of the Month: Technology against resistances
Interview: Tumor excision
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Combating antibiotic resistance: One step ahead through technology

Topic of the Month

Image: A man is holding a hand full of pill blisters with antibiotics; Copyright: panthermedia.net/alexkalina
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise in all parts of the world, complicating medical treatment of serious bacterial infections in patients. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 33,000 people die each year from antibiotic-resistant bacteria in Europe alone. Bacteria that are resistant to multiple or even all known antibiotics pose an ever-increasing threat.
Read more in our Topic of the Month:
Combating antibiotic resistance: One step ahead through technology
Antibiotic resistance: technical tricks against pathogens
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Tumor excision: triple imaging for unique diagnostics

Interview

Image: Laboratory situation - Prof. Popp shows a young man a small object in his hand; Copyright: Leibniz-IPHT/Sven Döring
After their tumor has been removed, some patients have to return to the hospital to undergo surgery again. That's because the tumor was not precisely identified and was subsequently not completely removed. That's both an ethical and financial dilemma. A new surgery-adjacent procedure is designed to rapidly and accurately detect tumors.
Read the interview here:
Tumor excision: triple imaging for unique diagnostics
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Blood test: liquid biopsy improves breast cancer diagnostics

Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostica, Research & Technology

A new type of blood test for breast cancer could help avoid thousands of unnecessary surgeries and otherwise precisely monitor disease progression, according to a study led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Mayo Clinic in Arizona.
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Wearables: motion sensors could save unborn babies

Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

The thump, thump of a baby's heartbeat is a milestone in any pregnancy. Now, researchers at Stevens Institute of Technology have developed a technique that could allow expectant parents to hear their baby's heartbeat continuously at home with a non-invasive and safe device that is potentially more accurate than any fetal heartrate monitor currently available in the market.
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Brain stimulation: help for PTSD patients

Research & Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

For 8-million adults who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder in any given year, medication and cognitive therapy have been the treatment protocol.
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Robotics: novel neck brace improves functions of ALS patients

Physiotherapy, Orthopedy Technology, Research & Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Electromedicine, Medical Technology

A novel neck brace, which supports the neck during its natural motion, was designed by Columbia engineers. This is the first device shown to dramatically assist patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in holding their heads and actively supporting them during range of motion.
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Electromedicine, Medical Technology, Company News

High mix – low volume

GTE BV

In the pharmaceutical industry, we notice a growing need for high mix–low volume production (HMLV). HMVL means that medication and medical devices are presented to the patient more and more...
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