01.02.2017Aesthetics isn’t all there is. When it comes to medical devices, safety, reliability, and usability are far more important. After all, potential users of these products not only include medical experts but frequently also patients at home. That’s why it is important to factor in the usability of the product in the early stages of development.
01.02.2017It is already more than 30 years ago that a first artificial heart was used in the USA. A sensation, although the patient did not live long (112 days) with it. But many others followed him, mainly with the aim of surviving the time to a life-saving heart transplant. Now researchers of different disciplines want to change this: the want an artificial heart as an alternative!