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Orthopedics and Spine
Patent Awarded to 4WEB Medical for Novel Programmable Truss Implant Technology
4WEB Medical, the industry leader in 3D printed orthopedic implants, announced at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) annual meeting today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued US Patent No. 9,271,845 B2, entitled...
April 12, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Better fix for torn ACL
According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries. Approximately 200,000 Americans experience a torn ACL each year, and more than half undergo surgical repairs. Now,...
April 12, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Zika Virus Linked to Additional Brain Disorder
The Zika virus may be associated with an autoimmune disorder that attacks the brain’s myelin similar to multiple sclerosis, according to a small study that is being released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 68th...
April 12, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
“Smart” Dressing Provides Doctors Warning of Wound Infections
BiMedis has already featured a very interesting article about the clinical trials of the handheld autofluorescence imaging platform, PRODIGI. In recent times, several freshness indicators have been patented for food products which react to time and temperature, letting you know when...
April 11, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
How an obscure medical technology caught the eye of Joe Biden. And John Grisham
An obscure medical technique involving zapping a body part with converging beams of sound is finally getting some high-profile attention. Focused ultrasound, as the procedure is known, is used commercially in the United States to treat just a few medical...
April 11, 2016
Resource Library
Survey: Medical sales reps like the money, not their bosses
Although medical sales reps report that relationships with patients and providers are the things they like best about their jobs, those who say they’re least satisfied with their jobs are also the ones who make the least, according to a...
April 11, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Annual CEO Health Care Survey Finds Patient Engagement, Population Health, & Consumerism Top Concerns 
While care transformation continues to lead the list of concerns for hospital and health system executives, The Advisory Board Company’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey found meeting consumer expectations and patient engagement join the top concerns. The study found 47 percent...
April 8, 2016
Orthopedics and Spine
Tyber Medical Claims Bactria Decline on Implants
Tyber Medical, LLC, a privately held medical device company located in Morristown, New Jersey, announces that research ongoing at Northeastern University, Chicago, demonstrate a statistically significant reduction in bacteria on implant surfaces processed with the firm’s BioTy, a Modified Surface...
April 8, 2016
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Electric Fork Adds Taste to Salt-free Meal
A prototype of the “electric flavoring fork,” which generates a salty taste by stimulating the tongue with electricity, was announced in Japan. The fork was developed based on the “electric flavoring” technology being researched by Hiromi Nakamura at Rekimoto Lab,...
April 8, 2016
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