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

Stroke: charged-up rehab

Dear Sir or Madam,

Rehab after stroke often means one thing for patients: repeating exercises regularly and often over a longer period. Yet, it is not clear in advance to what degree lost abilities can be restored again. A US and UK study has examined how much the effect of exercises to regain arm function can be improved by electrical stimulation. Learn more about this in our interview.

Enjoy reading!

Timo Roth
Editorial team MEDICA-tradefair.com

Table of Contents

Interview: Rehab with nerve stimulation
Topic of the Month: An accurate view of blood vessels
Newsletter Service
RSS Service
Newsletter Archive

Obtaining an accurate view of blood vessels for surgery

Topic of the Month

Image: A surgeon points at a screen that shows a roughly round shape; Copyright: PantherMedia/pitchayanank.hotmail.com
Surgical intervention is often inevitable when blood vessels become narrowed, blocked, or damaged. Surgeons use stents and medical balloons to open and widen the arteries, suck out the obstructing clots and use a catheter to examine the vessels. Intraoperative cardiovascular imaging is an essential tool to guide the catheters and instruments during the minimally invasive procedures.
Read more about our topic of the month
Medical imaging: obtaining an accurate view of blood vessels for surgery
Possibilities of medical imaging
To top

Stroke rehabilitation: regaining arm movement with nerve stimulation

Interview

Image: A female physiotherapist is helping a woman during an exercise with a therapeutic rubber band; Copyright: PantherMedia/photographee.eu
Stroke rehabilitation exercises are essential to regain mobility and strength in the body. Each patient recovers lost skills and function differently. A recent study has now examined how vagus nerve stimulation with electrical impulses during stroke rehab could improve arm mobility.
Click here for the interview
Stroke rehabilitation: regaining arm movement with nerve stimulation
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.