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Autonomous medical devices: running well in your body

01.02.2021

Smart thanks to materials

Image: Artist’s rendering of small star-shaped machines between red blood cells; Copyright: PantherMedia/Michael Osterrieder

Microrobots that independently work in the body could be the first step to smart medical technology.

Products and exhibitors around smart medical technology

Image: A blue ear plug; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf

Smart thanks to programming

Autonomous today, smart tomorrow?

Image: A young woman with a blood glucose sensor in her arm is measuring blood glucose with a measuring device; Copyright: PantherMedia/photographee.eu

Diabetes treatment with CGM and insulin pump is already autonomous today, except for a few steps - the patient still needs to be mindful and active, though. Soon, it can be smart, too.

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz

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