The Week In... Medical Devices (27-31/07)
  • Posted on: 31/07/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (27-31/07)

Project investigates how conditions in 3D printing affect medical device structures, home monitoring firm launches NHS Trust partnership for shielding patients, and a study finds TENS combined with heat reduces chronic pain.

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Monitoring firm and NHS Trust launch partnership for those shielding

Home monitoring specialists Entia has partnered with Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to deploy monitoring technology to patients with chronic kidney disease who are currently shielding.

India says to boost local bulk drugs, medical devices industries

India’s chemicals minister on Monday launched schemes to boost manufacturing in the bulk drugs and medical device industries to reduce India’s dependence on exports in these sectors.

How 3D printing is used to create patient-specific jaw restorations

Gautam Gupta – vice president, global GTM, healthcare, 3D Systems, explains how it uses 3D printing technology to design patient specific implants, run virtual surgical planning, and to minimise how invasive dental surgery is.

Project investigates how conditions in 3D printing affect medical device structures

Linde has started research into how atmospheric conditions in the additive manufacturing process can be optimised to produce complex latticed structures for medical devices.

Study finds TENS combined with heat reduces chronic pain

People using TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) technology, in conjunction with heat, experienced an improved pressure pain threshold of 32% after four weeks of treatment, according to research from Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

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