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Sahar Osman, Porvair Sciences, explains why Vyon fluid collection vents could be a useful alternative to traditional mechanical valves. Read more

News

Titan Medical has announced it has achieved hardware design freeze for its single-port robotic surgery system. Read more

North America

The recent innovation of custom made implants has the potential to improve surgical procedures. The use of PolyEther Ether Ketone (PEEK) in these implants can play a key role in preventing post-surgical infection. Read more

North America

Following the success of the original session at SXSW, axial3D is running a webinar on the operation and use of 3D printing. Read more

News

The synthetic and fully resorbable TIGR Matrix surgical mesh by Novus Scientific is currently being investigated by researchers to find out if this could reduce some of the frequent risks that occur with the surgical repair of sportsman’s hernia. Read more

Devices

Medical Plastics News Group Editor Dave Gray sat down with Brian Lambton, Corin’s global professional education manager, to discuss Corin’s entrance in to the orthopaedic, robotic market following its acquisition of US surgical robotic firm OMNI. Read more

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Researchers are developing a wearable robotic system for minimally invasive surgery, that will offer surgeons natural and dexterous movement as well as the ability to ‘sense’, ‘see’, control and safely navigate through the surgical environment. Read more

Technology

Royal Philips, a provider of integrated image-guided therapy solutions has announced that it is developing an industry-first augmented-reality (AR) surgical navigation piece of technology. Read more

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A company specialising in virtual surgical training have released a new simulation focusing on patient-specific knee implants. Read more

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A new form of surgical device has been created by tissue repair device developer Zipline Medical which could potentially offer surgeons solutions over traditional metal staples. Read more

Devices

Dr Thomas Frame and Dr Thomas Harle from Fourth State Medicine (4SM) speak to MPN about business achievements and industry innovations. Read more

Opinion

DSM explains how its elastomer is being put to use in medical gowns to protect against hospital-acquired infections Read more

Opinion

This infographic from Bain & Company looks at what happens when the forces of the healthcare market start to impact the medtech sector Read more

Patients in England will soon have access to publicly-funded hand transplant procedures Read more

News

Cipher Surgery’s updated copolyester OpClear device allows surgeons to clean laparoscopes during surgery without having to remove them from the patient Read more

Devices

Stratasys 3D printers have been used by Nicklaus Children’s Hospital to print the life-like anatomical heart of 5-year-old Mia Gonzalez Read more

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A 3D printed model of a trachea helped surgeons perform a more accurate surgical procedure on a child at Great Ormond Street Hospital Read more

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As additive manufacturing continues to innovate and disrupt, Scott Rader, head of medical solutions at Stratasys, discusses the technology’s growing role within the healthcare industry Read more

Opinion

A six-year-old boy suffering from brittle bone disease can stand again as a result of surgery using 3D technology Read more

News

The Ostom-i Alert device by 11health to help over 20,000 patients in the UK that undergo stoma surgery every year Read more

Devices