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Understanding the interaction between biological structures and nanoscale technologies, dubbed the nano-bio interface, is required for successful development of safe and efficient nanomedicine products. The lack of a universal reporting system and decentralized methodologies for nanomaterial characterization have resulted in a low degree of reliabi...
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Over the past 7 years, regulatory agencies have approved hundreds of artificial intelligence (AI) devices for clinical use. In late 2020, payers began reimbursing clinicians and health systems for each use of select image-based AI devices. The experience with traditional medical devices has shown that per-use reimbursement may result in the overuse...
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Objective The purpose of this study was to better understand the impact of patient tubes/lines on early mobility therapy sessions for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). Background Early mobility improves patient outcomes in the ICU, but its use is suboptimal. Significant barriers to early mobility include the risk of dislodging patient tub...
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Medical devices are a major component of precision medicine and play a key role in medical treatment, particularly with the rapid development of minimally invasive surgery and wearable devices. Their tissue contact properties strongly affect device performance and patient health (e.g., heat coagulation and slipperiness on surgical graspers). Howeve...
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Background Previous studies have identified the carbohydrate epitope Galα1–3Galβ1–4GlcNAc-R (termed the α-galactosyl epitope), known as the α-Gal antigen as the primary xenoantigen recognized by the human immune system. The α-Gal antigen is regulated by galactosyltransferase (GGTA1), and α-Gal antigen-deficient mice have been widely used in xenoimm...
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Background A tool, the Infection Risk Scan has been developed to measure the quality of infection control and antimicrobial use. This tool measures various patient-, ward- and care-related variables in a standardized way. We describe the implementation of this tool in nine hospitals in the Dutch/Belgian border area and the obtained results. Method...
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Background Substandard and Falsified (SF) medical products are a growing global concern. They harm the individual patient, the healthcare system and the economy. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has highlighted contributing factors globally: insufficient national medicine regulation, poor enforcement of existing legislation, weak stakeholder col...
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Adoption of robotic-assisted surgery has steadily increased as it improves the surgeon’s dexterity and visualization. Despite these advantages, the success of a robotic procedure is highly dependent on the availability of a proficient surgical assistant that can collaborate with the surgeon. With the introduction of novel medical devices, the surge...
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To achieve clinical impact in daily oncological practice, emerging AI-based cancer imaging research needs to have clearly defined medical focus, AI methods, and outcomes to be estimated. AI-supported cancer imaging should predict major relevant clinical endpoints, aiming to extract associations and draw inferences in a fair, robust, and trustworthy...
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With the growth and ease of 3D printing accessibility, the medical community has begun to adopt it in various ways. Modeling of prostatic arteries for embolization is an application that has yet to be fully explored. We present a case where a patient specific 3D-printed model was used as a reference during prostate artery embolization for a 70-year...
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Medical robotics is an interdisciplinary field that came into existence to improve medical procedures utilizing robotics technology. Medical robotics range from minimally invasive surgeries using robots to robots that support patients in rehabilitation to image-guided systems for different medical interventions. Different advantages of robots made...
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Over the past decade, much of the development of computational models of device-related thrombosis has focused on platelet activity. While those models have been successful in predicting thrombus formation in medical devices operating at high shear rates (> 5000 s ⁻¹ ), they cannot be directly applied to low-shear devices, such as blood oxygenators...
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When health care management considers implementing a new technology such as a medical device, it is crucial to take workflow, clinical outcome, economy, and environmental impacts into consideration in the decision-making process. This study outlines the knowledge status of this complex challenge via a systematic literature review (SLR). The SLR fou...
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Purpose: The purpose of this research is to study the outcomes in FDA inspections of biomedical research projects in the USA. To study the pattern of regulatory action or 483 citation by the FDA. Methods: FDA data of inspections of biomedical research projects in biologics, medical devices and drugs were studied. FDA data on inspections from about...
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Background: Use of medical devices represents a unique opportunity to facilitate scale-up of early infant male circumcision (EIMC) across sub-Saharan Africa. The ShangRing, a circumcision device prequalified by WHO, is approved for use in adults and adolescents and requires topical anaesthesia only. We aimed to investigate the safety and efficacy o...
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Bioabsorbable metals are increasingly attracting attention for their potential use as materials for degradable implant devices. Zinc (Zn) alloys have shown great promises due to their good biocompatibility and favorable degradation rate. However, it has been difficult to maintain an appropriate balance among strength, ductility, biocompatibility, a...
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The Indonesian government has issued various policies to control COVID-19. However, COVID-19 new cases continued to increase, and there remain uncertainties as to the future trajectory. We aimed to investigate how medical and health academics view the Indonesian government’s handling of COVID-19 and which areas of health systems need to be prioriti...
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Nature always inspires us to develop advanced materials for diverse applications. The liquid-infused surface (LIS) inspired by Nepenthes pitcher plants has aroused broad interest in fabricating anti-biofouling materials over the past decade. The infused liquid layer on the solid substrate repels immiscible fluids and displays ultralow adhesion to v...
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Background Cataracts are lens opacifications that are responsible for more than half of blindness cases worldwide, and the only treatment is surgical intervention. Phacoemulsification surgery, the most frequently performed cataract surgery in developed countries, has associated risks, some of which are related to excessive phacoemulsification energ...
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Background Personalized medicine requires the integration and analysis of vast amounts of patient data to realize individualized care. With Surgomics, we aim to facilitate personalized therapy recommendations in surgery by integration of intraoperative surgical data and their analysis with machine learning methods to leverage the potential of this...
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The percutaneous biopsy is a critical intervention for diagnosis and staging in cancer therapy. Robotic systems can improve the efficiency and outcome of such procedures while alleviating stress for physicians and patients. However, the high complexity of operation and the limited possibilities for robotic integration in the operating room (OR) dec...
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Staphylococcus epidermidis is one of the most common bacteria of the human skin microbiota. Despite its role as a commensal, S. epidermidis has emerged as an opportunistic pathogen, associated with 80% of medical devices related infections. Moreover, these bacteria are extremely difficult to treat due to their ability to form biofilms and accumulat...
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This article covers the structures and mechanistic modes of action of intrinsic antimicrobial polymers against bacteria, viruses, or fungi including as surface coatings, for example on medical devices, or directly as antimicrobial agents.
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Candida albicans, an opportunistic pathogen, has the ability to form biofilms in the host or within medical devices in the body. Biofilms have been associated with disseminated/invasive disease with increased severity of infection by disrupting the host immune response and prolonging antifungal treatment. In this study, the in vivo virulence of thr...
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Background Non-condensable gases (NCGs) are all gases that do not undergo liquefaction during the saturated steam sterilization process. During a sterilization cycle, the NCGs presence inside the chamber is one of the biggest threats to the sterilization process compromising process validation and product quality. Methods In this work, 170 testing...
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As healthcare started developing information technology (IT) systems, companies like electronic health record (EHR) and medical device developers created data formats. As information was exchanged between these organizations, it was quickly discovered they could not communicate with one another. This interoperability problem increased due to the la...
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Background Device-based algorithms offer the potential for automated optimization of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), but the process for accepting them into clinical use is currently still ad-hoc, rather than based on pre-clinical and clinical testing of specific features of validity. We investigated how the QuickOpt-guided VV delay (VVD)...
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Nature's materials have evolved over time to be able to respond to environmental stimuli by generating complex structures that can change their functions in response to distance, time, and direction of stimuli. A number of technical efforts are currently being made to improve printing resolution, shape fidelity, and printing speed to mimic the stru...
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Optical classification methods that distinguish amorphous carbon films into six types based on refractive index and extinction coefficient have garnered increasing attention. In this study, five types of amorphous carbon films were prepared on Si substrates using different plasma processes, including physical and chemical vapor deposition. The refr...
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Healthcare has been one of the most important and attractive application areas for IoT in recent years. The positive impact of IoT dedicated to the field of medicine (IoMT) can generate a growing development of heterogeneous connected medical devices and their associated services with a diversity in the description of their characteristics, functio...
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Wire electrical discharge machining (WEDM) is an unconventional machining process that is being extensively used in the aerospace,medical devices, die, tooling, and automotive industries for machining high-hardness materials with conductivity. In the present work, WEDM of aluminium 6082 alloys was carried out since it influences diversified applica...
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The reduction of blood damage is still a big challenge in blood-carrying medical devices. In-vitro experiments are performed to investigate the damage-causing effects, but due to the opaqueness of blood cells, only near-wall flows can be observed. Thus, several transparent blood models to visualize the rheologic behavior of blood have been proposed...
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This study analyzes household energy insecurity in the United States during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Previous research is limited by mostly cross-sectional research designs that do not allow scholars to study the persistency of this specific type of material hardship. We fill this gap by analyzing data from an original, nationally-r...
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Severe viral respiratory diseases, such as SARS-CoV-2, are transmitted through aerosol particles produced by coughing, talking, and breathing. Medical procedures including tracheal intubation, extubation, dental work, and any procedure involving close contact with a patient’s airways can increase exposure to infectious aerosol particles. This prese...
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This paper explores public responses through social media to the COVID-19 policy in Indonesia; public response to the COVID-19 policy shows that information about COVID-19 is sourced from crowd sources, thus creating misinformation on health information. To answer the research purpose, this research uses NodeXL to explore policy responses through s...
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Utilization of the Internet of Things and ubiquitous computing in medical apparatuses have “smartified” the current healthcare system. These days, healthcare is used for more than simply curing patients. A Smart Healthcare System (SHS) is a network of implanted medical devices and wearables that monitors patients in real-time to detect and avert po...
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https://www.techscience.com/csse/special_detail/ioht: Artificial Intelligence (AI), cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT) enable technologies that can be integrated into medical and healthcare applications. Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and Internet of Health Things (IoHT) have recently become an attractive topic for many researchers...
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In recent years, the use of lithium-ion batteries has greatly expanded into products from many industrial sectors, e.g. cars, power tools or medical devices. An early prediction and robust understanding of battery faults could therefore greatly increase product quality in those fields. While current approaches for data-driven fault prediction provi...
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Objective. To provide guidelines to define the place of human factors in the management of critical situations in anesthesia and critical care. Design. A committee of nineteen experts from SFAR and FHS group learned societies has been set up. A policy of declaration of links of interest was applied and respected throughout the whole process of prod...
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Background Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low bone mineral density, which typically leads to fractures and reduced quality of life. Currently, diagnostic devices used to assess this condition (e.g., dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry) are very costly, making it infeasible to meet the demand for testing in most countries. Therefore, we p...
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Podemos definir un biomaterial como cualquier material utilizado para fabricar dispositivos médicos que se implantan para reemplazar una parte o una función de cierto organismo vivo, de una forma segura, confiable y fisiológicamente aceptable . Es decir, no debe producir ningún tipo de toxicidad y debe llevar a cabo su tarea de forma óptima. Los bi...
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Background Healthcare is predicated on the use of biotechnology and medical technology, both of which are indispensable in diagnosis, treatment, and most aspects of patient care. It is therefore imperative that justifications for use of new technologies are appropriate, with the technologies working as advertised. In this paper, I consider philosop...
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Given the crucial role of the supplier selection problem (SSP) in today’s competitive business environment, the present study investigates the SSP by considering the leagile, sustainability, and Industry 4.0 (I4.0) indicators for the medical devices industry (MDI). In this regard, at the outset, the list of criteria and sub-criteria is provided bas...
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The concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) consists of various sensing devices that have been subject to the threats that stem from an increased dependence on the technologies of communication. The IoT is the concept of healthcare is the main ingredient in the provision of medical facilities to patients and also facilitates both hospitals and doct...
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Acoustic signal analysis has been employed in various medical devices. However, studies involving cough sound analysis to screen the potential Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB) suspects are very few. The main objective of this cross-sectional validation study was to develop and validate the Swaasa AI platform to screen and prioritize at risk patients fo...
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sı Supporting Information 5 ABSTRACT: Increased occurrence of antimicrobial resistance leads to 6 a huge burden on patients, the healthcare system, and society 7 worldwide. Developing antimicrobial materials through doping rare-8 earth elements is a new strategy to overcome this challenge. To this end, 9 we design antibacterial films containing CeO...
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Congestive heart failure (HF) is a devastating disease leading to prolonged hospitalization, high morbidity and mortality rates, and increased costs. Well-established treatments for decompensated or unstable patients include medications and mechanical cardiac support devices. For acute HF decompensation, new devices are being developed to help reli...
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Piezoelectric materials are widely used to generate electric charge from mechanical deformation or vice versa. These strategies are increasingly common in implantable medical devices, where sensing must be done on small scales. In the case of a flow rate sensor, a sensor’s energy harvesting rate could be mapped to that flow rate, making it ‘self-po...
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Objectives: Evidence-based decision-making is the sine qua non for safe and effective patient care and the long-term functioning of health systems. Since 2020 Digital Health Applications (DiHA) in Germany have been undergoing a systematic pathway to be reimbursed by statutory health insurance (SHI) which is attracting attention in other European co...
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Electrosurgery produces formaldehyde. A catalytic material was interfaced with an air recirculation device and tested for formaldehyde removal. When catalyst and activated carbon were in the device, formaldehyde levels were reduced by up to 72% after 1 hour of operation in a simulated operating room (OR). Activated carbon without the catalyst showe...
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Poster session 3, September 23, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Introduction: The epidemiology of invasive candidiasis (IC) is dynamically changing, given the increasing population of susceptible hosts, use of indwelling medical devices (IMD), and environmental factors. The presence of an IMD is one of the most important risk factors for persistent infect...
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Poster session 3, September 23, 2022, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Objectives Candida species are known to colonize human skins and mucous membranes, and cause candidemia under various immunosuppressive conditions. Among these Candida species, C. albicans is reported to be the most frequently isolated species, and could colonize on skins, vaginas, gastroint...
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The goal of precision medicine is to provide tailored therapy to each patient with considering therapeutic benefits and risks. Strides toward this goal have been made by harnessing the benefits of big data, the development of mathematical and data-based computational models, and the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algo...
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The persistence of Staphylococcus aureus within biofilm can lead to contamination of medical devices and life-threatening infections. Luckily, lactic acid bacteria (LAB) have an inhibitory effect on the growth of these bacteria. This study aims to select LAB strains from fermented vegetables, and analyze their potential inhibition activities agains...
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Objectives: Review and assess cost-effectiveness studies of robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy (RARP) for localised prostate cancer compared with open radical prostatectomy (ORP) and laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (LRP). Design: Systematic review. Setting: PubMed, Embase, Scopus, International HTA database, the Centre for Reviews and D...
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Introduction MegaShield ® is a newly developed temperature-sensitive anti-adhesive containing micronized acellular dermal matrix. The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of MegaShield ® compared with Guardix-SG ® in the prevention of adhesions in patients undergoing bilateral total thyroidectomy. Method We conducted a mult...
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“The 3D Printing Medical Device Software Market Size was escalated at US$ 9.09 billion in 2021 and Grow at US$ 28.39 billion by end of 2028, with growing healthy CAGR of 17.66% during the Forecast Period 2022-2028., Say’s SNS insider.”