Medical Devices

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Makes a New Imaging Modality Available to Clinicians

Caption AI, the first artificial intelligence-guided medical imaging acquisition system, enables healthcare professionals not trained in echocardiography to acquire ultrasound images of the heart.


Radiology’s New Reality

Augmented reality (AR) is allowing radiologists and surgeons to plan procedures using image-derived holograms. Widespread intraoperative use may not be far behind.


What’s Upcoming in Radiology

Advancing technology allows for more safe and innovative imaging techniques.


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Updated Apple Watch to Feature Blood Oxygen Detection

Adding to the cool factor of the Apple Watch is the blood oxygen detection capability expected with iOS 14 and watchOS 7. Building on the electrocardiogram feature offered in the most recent model of the sophisticated watch, the blood oxygen...


Innovative Solution Improves Implantable Device Communication

Researchers at the National University of Singapore are creating innovative ways to improve communication with implantable devices. The researchers determined that a shirt printed with specially pattered conductive ink not only helps electronic devices more efficiently transmit wireless signals but also conserves battery life.


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New Device Treats Ear Infections Without General Anesthesia

Tusker Medical’s Tubes Under Local Anesthesia (Tula) System recently gained approval from the FDA to be used as an alternative treatment for recurrent ear infections.

After a study of more than 200 pediatric patients yielded...


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New Vital Signs Monitor Provides Advance Warning of Patient Deterioration

The EarlyVue VS30 device from Philips offers Early Warning Scoring technology to detect warning signs of declining patient health before a potential adverse event. The monitoring system may be customized to each patient,...


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Cold Plasma for Tumor Eradication

The FDA has greenlighted a phase 1 clinical trial for cold atmospheric plasma technology that kills remaining microscopic tumors following tumor resection.

Researchers at Purdue University and other institutions developed an electrosurgical scalpel to...


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Personalizing Chemotherapy

Scientists at Rutgers University have developed a portable device that incorporates biosensors and artificial intelligence to help predict whether individual cancer patients are likely to benefit from particular chemotherapy drugs.

Using the device,...


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Drone Successfully Delivers Transplant Kidney

A drone developed at the University of Maryland delivered a donor kidney for transplant at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) in Baltimore — an achievement the university describes as the first of its kind.

The 2.8-...