Researchers are bringing together the fields of robotics, mechatronics, and medicine to create heart therapies such as a pacemaker powered by kinematic energy.
Pierre Dupont and other researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital developed a small implantable robot that could help save babies born with esophageal atresia and other diseases.
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University of Illinois researchers combine biological muscles with structural frames that could open up possibilities for new types of robots and prosthesis. Reported by AABME.org.
Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles bioengineering department developed a tissue-based soft robot that resembles a stingray. The research is being used to transform regenerative medicine, as well as diagnostics and robotic systems that could function within the human body.
A new exoskeleton spine brace promises to offer children and teens with scoliosis more mobility and comfort than traditional braces.
Based on the mechanism that manipulates professional flight simulators, a new robot could help surgeons realign the largest bone in the body.
A soft robotic device being developed by researchers could give patients a quicker boost toward manipulating their fingers to hold and grasp items.
Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot, or STAR, is taking robotics to a new frontier in the operating room.
The orthopedic devices industry will continue to be a promising area in the global medical technology space, and is expected to rank third in sales after cardiology and in-vitro diagnostics by 2020. Read more about the market predictions from Frost & Sullivan.
When it comes to spinal cord injuries, Get Up Stand Up to Cure Paralysis (GUSU2cure.org) isn't simply looking for effective treatments, they are looking for cures. Rob Wudlick, Chair of GUSU2Cure, describes the work being done and the many technological advances they are making.
Currently, only two to five percent of all surgical procedures involve robotic-assisted surgical devices (RASDs). How could this change over the next few years?
Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Be’er Sheva, Israel, have created a robot that may one day replace expensive colonoscopies and inefficient pill cameras.
One in 20 working Americans suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome. A new robotic sleeve may help them.
We discuss two university labs that seek inspiration in nature to design robots that can walk and jump and robotic limbs that help restore normal motion for amputees.