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Trends 2007 - ever smaller and smaller

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Microtechnology and nanomedicine enable ever smaller and more mobile solutions in medical technology. Moreover, the show’s organisers point out, telemetrics in product development is here to stay. They cite implantology as an example. ‘In the future, implants will be fitted with acceleration
sensors and a telemetrics module that detect sub-optimal positioning. Such innovative sensor
technology may also act as quality assurance for implanted hips and knees as it helps to recognise unfavourable implants and thus avoid radiation exposure during X-rays.’

31.08.2007

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