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2017 Create the Future Design Contest: Medical Category Winner

Arterial Everter

Jeffrey Plott, Adeyiza Momoh, Ian Sando, Brendan McCracken, Mohammed Tiba, Kevin Ward, Jeffrey Kozlow, and Paul Cederna
University of Michigan
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Briefs: Medical
Independent Navigation for the Visually Impaired Using a Wearable, Vision-Based Feedback System

Automatic navigation systems have been developed previously to aid the visually impaired, but these devices have not been as reliable and easy to use...

News: Medical
Creating the Future: A New Way to Join Arteries

A novel, pencil-sized device now provides surgeons with an alternative to traditional methods of suturing arteries. The Arterial Everter, Medical Category winner of the 2017 “Create the Future”...

Webinars: Medical
Current and Emerging Regulations for the Sterilization of Medical Devices

Specific to Ethylene Oxide, ISO11135:2014 (Sterilization of health-care products - Ethylene oxide - Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a...

Articles: Medical
Products of Tomorrow: October 2017

This column presents technologies that have applications in commercial areas, possibly creating the products of tomorrow. To learn more about each technology, see the contact information provided for that...

Webinars: Medical
Advanced Catheter Manufacturing with Liquid Crystal Polymer Monofilament

The development of minimally invasive surgical technologies has revolutionized healthcare by making possible a growing variety of complex cardiovascular and neurological...

News: Test & Measurement
A Balancing Act: How Months in Space Impact Astronauts' Performance

When you arrive back on Earth after a year in space, you’re going to feel it.

NASA and Jacob Bloomberg, senior scientist in the Houston, TX- headquartered Johnson Space...

Webinars: Medical
Wired for Success: Advanced Materials for Next-Gen Medical Devices

Advances in material science enable engineers to develop better solutions to design challenges, and Fort Wayne Metals has long been on the forefront on developing improved...

Articles: Medical
National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) traces its roots to 1887, when a one-room laboratory was created within the Marine Hospital Service (MHS), the predecessor agency to the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS). An...

Tech Talks: Medical
Surface Texturing for Improved Medical Device Strength

Today’s implantables are highly engineered assemblies with multiple complex elements that require innovative materials and sophisticated manufacturing. The development and use of new and...

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