Tag: "novelty" at medical news
First Keyhole Heart Valve Surgery Scheduled in Britain
...le technique was first performed in France. The novelty
of this surgery is that it avoids open-heart surgery. During the one-hour surgery the new valve will be introduced into a blood vessel running up from the groin to the heart through a catheter. Dr Kovac, consultant cardiologist at Glenfield Hospita...
Molecular Medicine And Diabetes
... a little more fun. "The level of complexity and novelty
of this protocol," said Roy Weiss, professor of medicine at the University and director of the CRC, "could not have been performed on a routine medical floor." That week, the Jaffes cut short their vacation at their beloved Michigan cottage and set...
Triple-Monitoring System To Monitor Heart Viability During Surgery
... University of Medicine, Lithuania, explains: "The novelty
of our method is that we developed quantitative criteria to measure heart damage. We can measure the electrical potential of the heart muscle, compare it at the same time with the biochemical activity of the tissue, and map its local heat pattern." T...
The human infant has a keen contender – A Baby Robo
... a hand that is provided for grasping objects. The novelty
in this design is the ability to be curious enough to explore and nurture the desire of physically experimenting with different objects on the table. It is also endowed with a perception level that allows it to distinguish and learn from mistakes, ak...
Ape Humans? Alterations in Proteins Affects Genes.
...eed to understand how you get the various kinds of novelty
-- the first hand, the first eye, the first brain. It is the variety of life that needs explaining. Kirschner is also the co-author of a book, titled, The Plausibility of Life. This book looks at the biological sources of evolutionary change. ...