17 Jul Wearing sensors to Promote the Wound Healing Process

Researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York, have developed skin-inspired electronics to conform to the skin, allowing for long-term, high-performance, real-time wound monitoring in users. [caption id="attachment_1606" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wearable sensors mimic skin to help with wound healing process Photo Credit: Bing U News,...

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03 Jul Look for Primary and Revision Total Joint Replacement to Skyrocket in the Coming Decades

According to a study presented last year at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, researchers analyzed models to more accurately predict the future volume of total joint replacement (TJR) procedures throughout the nation.  TJR is considered the most commonly performed, elective procedure,...

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20 Jun Study Says Most Patients Can Now Benefit from TAVR Procedure

According to the Columbia Surgery blog, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR), is considered the new “gold-standard” for treating people suffering from aortic valve disease. [caption id="attachment_1523" align="alignleft" width="300"] An estimated 300,000 Americans are diagnosed annually with severe aortic stenosis, a condition where the aortic valve doesn’t...

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