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07/07/2021: Prostheses from the printer


Topic of the Month: Digital orthopedic technology: scan, customize, print; Video: Simulators for learning success – VR in surgical training; News: Bone marrow-derived fibrin clot as better source for meniscal repair; News: Life-saving device rapidly stops bleeding from knife wounds; News: Combining three techniques boosts brain-imaging precision
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06/30/2021: Thorough removal of kidney stones


Topic of the Month: Emergency medicine: point-of-care diagnostic at the deployment site; News: Low-cost method for finding new coronavirus variants; News: Coatings for titanium implants that accelerate osseointegration; News: Automated microarray rapid test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies; News: Using virtual populations for clinical trials
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06/23/2021: Population health management: connecting for care


Topic of the Month: Point-of-care tests: rapid diagnosis in emergency situations; Interview: Population health management: networking versus data silos; News: Probing deeper into tumor tissues; News: Web tool fights antibacterial resistance; News: Imaging: gold standard for multiple sclerosis care; News: Patient room of the future comes to Braunschweig
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06/16/2021: Digitizing the hospital together


Topic of the Month: Faster treatment thanks to point-of-care diagnostics; Interview: Accelerating digitization of hospitals through innovation; News: Wearable EEG gathers reliable sleep data from the ear; News: AI predicts how patients with viral infections will fare; News: Controlling insulin production with a smartwatch; News: Focused ultrasound to advance brain, cancer research
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06/09/2021: Healing bone fractures the smart way


Topic of the Month: Point-of-care ultrasound helps in emergency diagnosis; Video: Smart implant – Healing fractures autonomously; News: Defective heart valve replaced with new TAVI system; News: Neurology: face to face recognition; News: Monitoring: improved detection of atrial fibrillation; News: Innovative surgical simulator for training trauma teams
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06/02/2021: Faster diagnosis in emergency situations


Topic of the month: Point-of-care diagnostic at the deployment site; Video: Smart implant – Healing fractures autonomously; News: Blood test detects childhood tumors based on their epigenetic profiles; News: Detecting skin disorders based on tissue stiffness with a soft sensing device; News: AI is helping doctors manage COVID-19
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05/26/2021: Towards an implantable ECMO


Interview: Making biohybrid lungs implantable; Topic of the Month: How to Successfully Advance Digital Health Applications; Video: Mobile hygiene robot in the hospital; News: Enabling personalized medicine with wireless charging; News: Biosensor developed to aid early diagnosis of breast cancer; News: Zapping nerves with ultrasound lowers drug-resistant blood pressure
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05/19/2021: Algorithms support intensive care physicians


Interview: Smart Expert System Assists Medical Diagnostics; Topic of the month: DiGA: Learning Self-Management Skills with Evidence-Based Information; News: Microfluidics: efficiently smuggling drugs into cells; News: Orthopedic implants: effective inflammation prevention; News: AI tool uses chest X-ray to differentiate worst cases of COVID-19
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05/12/2021: Better evaluation of retinal scans with AI


News: Cooperative Support for Diagnosis and Therapy in Ophthalmology; Topic of the Month: DiGA: App on prescription; News: New implant tech could aid spinal cord or heart therapies; News: Just right: how frequent telehealth appointments should be; News: Researchers advance 3D printing to aid tissue replacement;
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05/05/2021: Getting healthier with apps on prescription


Topic of the Month: Digital healthcare: Treating patients at home; Seconds save lives – clean your hands! - World Hand Hygiene Day 2021; World Asthma Day 2021; News: Disinfection robot: Value created by linking up to building data; News: System to deliver glue for sealing defects in broken blood vessels; News: 'Breakthrough' cases suggest COVID testing may be here to stay
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