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The digital path to the prosthesis

Dear Sir or Madam,

Today’s orthopedic technology is still mainly a craft with real manual labor, but times are changing here, too: New tools like 3D printers and 3D scanners are finding their way into the workshops. Learn in our current video how they change this workplace.

Enjoy watching,

Timo Roth
Editorial team

PS: You were not able to visit MEDICA last week? Our editorial team has taken a lot of pictures and videos in the halls for you.

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Video: Digitalization in orthopedic technology
Review of MEDICA 2021
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Digitalization in orthopedic technology – A craft is changing


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Orthopedic auxiliary means are mostly still produced in manual labor today. But orthopedic technology is also trying out new ways by using tools like 3D scanners, digital models and 3D printing. Nadja Singer from Ottobock explains in our video interview how this changes the production of auxiliary means.
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Digitalization in orthopedic technology – A craft is changing
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Fighting blood diseases with artificial intelligence

Research & Technology, IT systems and IT solutions

How can we better diagnose blood diseases? A research group aims to answer this question with artificial intelligence (AI). Their goal is to facilitate the time-consuming analysis of bone marrow cells under the microscope. The researchers developed the largest open-source database on microscopic images of bone marrow cells to date.
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New imaging technology may reduce need for skin biopsies

Research & Technology, IT systems and IT solutions

Instead of surgically removing a sample of skin, sending it to a lab and waiting several days for results, your dermatologist takes pictures of a suspicious-looking lesion and quickly produces a detailed, microscopic image of the skin.
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Serious mental illness? There's an app for that

IT systems and IT solutions, Research & Technology

People with a serious mental illness often have dysfunctional beliefs that spiral them downward. They feel stigmatized. They may believe people are out to get them. They might think they will never get better. Wanting to address these dysfunctional beliefs, researchers created a smartphone app with daily game-like exercises to help people with a serious mental illness reassess their beliefs.
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AI and genomic surveillance combine to detect health care infectious disease outbreaks

Research & Technology, IT systems and IT solutions

By coupling machine learning with whole genome sequencing, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Carnegie Mellon University scientists greatly improved the quick detection of infectious disease outbreaks within a hospital setting over traditional methods for tracking outbreaks.
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Gutenberg Gait Database published

IT systems and IT solutions, Physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology, Research & Technology

Gait disorders manifest themselves in various ways: One walks with small tripping steps, another drags a leg while walking. In one case, a foot does not roll over the sole of the foot, and in another, a foot is not lifted sufficiently but is rather dragged across the floor.
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Our editorial team has visited MEDICA for you last week. See our pictures and videos here!
See our review of MEDICA 2021 here!
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Disposables and consumables, Company News

Fodeco Food Development Company hits the mark at MEDICA 2021

Fodeco Italy srl

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Today ends our first experience as exhibitors at Medica Trade Fair 2021 in Dusseldorf, Germany. As the only company in the food sector attending the 2021 trade fair, Fodeco has definitely hit the mark...
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