medical devices

The first ever optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of cubic meter volumes have been produced, through an industry-academic collaboration. The advance could open up many new uses for OCT in industry, manufacturing and medicine. It also marks a milestone toward developing a high-speed, low-cost optical coherence tomography system on a single integrated circuit chip. James [...]

Magnesium Alloy Surgical Clip Dissolves In Body

A new surgical clip that dissolves and be absorbed by the body after a certain period of time has been developed by researchers at Kobe University. Clinical use of the clip is expected to be beneficial as it can reduce the rate of postoperative complications and minimize problems associated with diagnostic imaging. The biocompatible clip [...]