News tagged with needles

Can MRI drive a medical robot?

Engineers at Children’s Hospital Boston have demonstrated the ability to program the magnetic field generated by a clinical MRI scanner to motorize and control a robotic instrument – in this case, a surgical biopsy ...

Oct 03, 2011
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New technique scales up nanofiber production

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new spin on an old technology will give scientists and manufacturers the ability to significantly increase their production of nanofibers, according to researchers at North Carolina State University.

Aug 10, 2011
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Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually

(AP) -- More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, and contact lenses are the leading culprit, the first detailed national estimate suggests.

Jul 26, 2010
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Use of less invasive, imaging-guided biopsies on the rise

Advanced imaging technologies have helped shift biopsy techniques away from more invasive approaches toward imaging-guided percutaneous -- or through the skin -- techniques, according to a new study appearing online and in ...

Jun 29, 2010
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