Prosthesis

Prosthesis-Patient Mismatch Tied to Increased Mortality in TAVR

14 days ago   |   Medscape   |   2 articles

Although it is known that prosthesis-patient mismatch causes worse outcomes in surgical aortic valve replacement, a new meta-analysis shows this is also the case in...
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A finite element analysis on the biomechanical performance of implant-retained finger prostheses designed for Asians

1 month ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

This study aims to explore the biomechanical performance of implant-retained finger prostheses of different lengths and diameters designed specifically for Asians under...
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Researchers develop revolutionary hand prosthesis powered and controlled by the user's breath

2 monthes ago   |   News Medical

The new air-powered hand provides a lightweight, low-maintenance and easy-to-use body-powered prosthetic option particularly well suited for children and those in low and...
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Microfluidics-enabled soft robotic prosthetics show promise to reduce skin ulcerations, pain in amputees

3 monthes ago   |   News Medical

Every 30 seconds, a leg is amputated somewhere in the world due to diabetes. These patients often suffer from neuropathy, a loss of sensation in the lower extremities, and are...
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Microfluidic-based soft robotic prosthetics promise relief for diabetic amputees

3 monthes ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   3 articles

Scientists reveal their development of a new type of prosthetic using microfluidics-enabled soft robotics that promises to greatly reduce skin ulcerations and pain in patients...
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Post-mastectomy adjuvant radiotherapy for direct-to-implant and two-stage implant-based breast reconstruction: A meta-analysis

3 monthes ago   |   Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

In recent years, immediate replacement with a prosthesis is gaining more popularity than two-staged methods (tissue expander followed by an implant, TEI). The safety of...
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Onkos Surgical to acquire Stryker's Juvenile Tumour System for pediatric bone cancer

Onkos Surgical to acquire Stryker's Juvenile Tumour System for pediatric bone cancer

3 monthes ago   |   Healio

Onkos Surgical Inc. has announced a definitive agreement with Stryker for the acquisition of the Juvenile Tumour System, an extendible prosthesis system for pediatric patients...
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Endovascular brain-computer interface safe, effective for severe paralysis

Endovascular brain-computer interface safe, effective for severe paralysis

4 monthes ago   |   Healio

PHILADELPHIA - An endovascular brain-computer interface allowed those who are paralyzed to perform computer-based activities, according to a presenter at the American...
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Patient-reported outcome measure thresholds differed by TSA type, diagnosis

Patient-reported outcome measure thresholds differed by TSA type, diagnosis

7 monthes ago   |   Healio

TAMPA, Fla. - Researchers who identified differences in clinically relevant results for anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty said understanding these prosthesis- and...
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Cochlear implant as a sensor

9 monthes ago   |   ScienceDaily

The cochlear implant is the most successful neural prosthesis worldwide. Thanks to direct stimulation of the auditory nerve, it enables more than half a million people...
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Labia Minora Reduction Using Central Wedge Technique

The central wedge labiaplasty removes a “V” or a pie-slice piece of the most protuberant portion of the labium to make it smaller. The anterior and posterior edges of the... Read more ...

Advanced Approach to Asian Lower Blepharoplasty

The lower eyelid is one of the commonest areas Asian patients present for rejuvenation. The spectrum of patients presenting for treatment ranges from the young to the more... Read more ...

Orthognathic Surgery to Enhance the Smile

An esthetic smile is an integral feature of beauty. Improvement of the smile can be achieved by a combination of orthognathic surgery, orthodontics, and cosmetic dentistry... Read more ...

The Aesthetic Genital Consultation

Consultation for female esthetic genital concerns is unique in that the topic is shrouded in secrecy. Few opportunities exist for the improvement of female sexual health and... Read more ...

Anatomical Changes of the Vulva Due to Childbirth and Aging

The female reproductive system consists of several structures. These organs are constantly undergoing changes throughout the lifetime of a woman. Most of these occur due to... Read more ...

‘An incredible journey': Bronze medal game will be Jackson's last for Opals

Lauren Jackson has confirmed Saturday's bronze medal game at the FIBA Women's World Cup will be her last for the Opals. Read more ...

Born from the ashes: The Eels came of age on the night of their first...

Eels fans remember the burning of Cumberland Oval following their 1981 grand final win - and shedding of the past that came with it - as a moment of euphoria. Read more ...

Blast at Kabul education centre kills 19

Teenagers were taking university practice entry exams when the attack took place, a Taliban spokesman said. Most of the dead and wounded were young women. Read more ...

Esophageal Magnetic Anastomosis Device to simplify and improve outcome of...

We designed a new Esophageal Magnetic Anastomosis Device for thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula without the need of handheld suturing or... Read more ...

Pediatric Trauma Mortality in India and the United States: A Comparison and...

Trauma is a leading cause of pediatric morbidity and mortality around the world. Injuries take the lives of nearly one million children annually and produce lasting... Read more ...