Cracow University of Technology posted this:New preparation method of silver nanoparticles suspension and silver nanoparticles suspension for medical, cosmetic and pharmaceutical application.Subject of this offer is the preparation method of silver nanoparticles suspension by reduction of silver salt by using reducing agent of natural origin and in the presence of a stabilizer. In this method, the following reducing agents are used apiproduct or extract of amber. The obtained nanoparticles can be applied in various industries, but the largest future is in the medical area, and as ingredient in cosmetic compositions due to the presence of non-toxic ingredients.
Cracow University of Technology posted this:Synthetic bone substitute with antimicrobial properties (antibacterial and antifungal).The offered product is a material used for reconstruction of skeletal system bone with long-term antimicrobial operation, in contrast to the pure hydroxyapatite most widely used in regenerative medicine. The resulting materials can be designed in many industries, but the emphasis is mainly focused on medical, dental and pharmaceutical applications.
Universidad de Alcalá-OTRI posted this:Walker for the mobility of people with motor disability.A research group from the Signal Theory and Communications Department of Alcalá University has developed a disability walker for improving the mobility of people with motor disability. This walker includes a guide for the leg together with an electronic system, that improves the user of manoeuvrability allowing the configuration of basic actions. This invention is part of the "Loyalty Technological Program," which has been designed by the research group to raise funds for the development and adaptation of technical aids that improve the quality of people life with motor impairments. The group is looking for collaboration agreements with institutions or companies that want to be part of the "Loyalty Technological Program" http://padrinotecnologico.org/proyectos/instituciones/ Moreover, the group is interested in reaching license, collaboration, manufacturing or commercial agreements with technical assistance with orthopaedics, medical equipment, and health technology companies. Other kind of institutions interested in sponsoring this invention are also welcome.
DIT Hothouse posted this:Optimisation of Posterior Spinal Dynamic (PSD) Stabilisation SurgeryOptimising spinal surgery techniques through the use of a hip and spine simulator and a tension and torsion test machine to treat spinal patient such as those with crushed vertebra and spinal deformities, like scoliosis.
Universidad de Cádiz posted this:Three-Dimensional Acoustic LensMoreover, we present a lens prototype in audible frequencies to demonstrate the validity of the modelling method. The applicability ranges from medical (non-incisive surgery, ecography, physiotherapy) and ultrasonics in general, to environmental acoustics. The invention consists on the description of a new method to obtain acoustic lenses in different frequency ranges (audible and ultrasounds). The acoustic lenses are formed by an array of concentric rings in such a way that they have the ability to collimate an acoustic beam. The correct arrangement of the rings is calculated in a two-dimensional space by means an inverse design algorithm (Genetic algorithms). The conventional acoustic lenses are based on the curvature of its surface for focusing sound thanks to the phenomenon of diffraction. By contrast, the lenses presented here are based on reflection of sound by elements (rings) scatterers distributed properly. This allows more margin for improvement in design and operation. For example, here we describe the operation of a multi-focus lens capable of changing the focal length depending on the sound frequency. Furthermore, we present an example of operation of such a lens type at the audible frequency of 2200 Hz that validates the proposal.
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CREB-UPC posted this:Tantalum foams for orthopaedic applications- Easy manufacture. - High degree of porosity (60-80%), high interconnectivity between pores and with a pore diameter greater than 100 µm allowing vascular invasion and bone inward. - With a specially roughened surface topography. - The Young’s modulus (0.5-2%GPa) is very close to that of subchondral bone, enhancing the mechanical biocompatibility. - High surface roughness in conjunction with a low elastic modulus cause fric-tion between the outer surface of the foam and the surrounding bone. It is ap-proximately 1.5 times greater than the friction produced by conventional mesh systems or with titanium or cobalt-chromium spherules, achieving an excel-lent primary stability of the implant.
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Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University posted this:BendGuide - Orthopedics Guide to SafetyBendGuide is an opto-electronic drilling system that can detect minute deflection in guide wire trajectory or bending. By alerting the surgeon in real time. BendGuide allows physicians to change trajectories eliminating bending or breakage, thus significantly reducing total operation time and increasing safety. Project ID : 39-2015-3198