Diabetic foot ulcers heal quickly with nitric oxide technology

November 13, 2018
Medical Xpress

Diabetic foot ulcers can take up to 150 days to heal. A biomedical engineering team wants to reduce it to 21 days. They’re planning to drop the healing time by amplifying what the body already does naturally: build layers of new tissue pumped up by nitric oxide.

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‘Shrink Ray’ Alters Size and Shape of Cellular Material

November 6, 2018
R & D

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a laser-based ray device that can change the size and shape of a block of gel-like material that has human or bacterial cells growing on it, an innovation that could help scientists understand how to someday grow replacement tissues and organs for implants.

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This medical device dissolves inside the body

October 15, 2018
Medical Design & Outsourcing

Researchers from Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a bioresorbable electronic implantable device that can dissolve in the body.

 

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Intact Vascular Announces Presentation of TOBA II Pivotal Data

October 11, 2018
OA Online

Intact Vascular, Inc., a developer of medical devices for minimally invasive peripheral vascular procedures, today announced that data from its Tack Optimized Balloon Angioplasty (TOBA) II pivotal clinical trial will be presented at the 15 th Annual VIVA Conference in Las Vegas, NV on November 5-8.

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