Glossar

What is Post Market Surveillance?

First, let’s give a definition for Post Market Surveillance. Post Market Surveillance is the collection of observational data after, in this case, a medical device has

What is a Digital Twin?

An exciting new technology trend that could revolutionize healthcare is the “digital twin”. Digital twin simply explained is a digital image of a physical object. In

Palatal Expansion

What is rapid palatal expansion? The rapid palatal expansion (RPE), also called forced palatal expansion or rapid maxillary expansion, is an orthodontic treatment of a narrow

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

What is sleep apnea? The spectrum of sleep-related breathing disorders ranges from disturbing habitual snoring (rhonchopathy) to central sleep apnea to obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) to

Aortic aneurysm

An aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge in the wall of a blood vessel, usually in arteries. Aneurysms develop at weak points in the vessel wall and

What is biomechanics – a definition

Biomechanics is part of biophysics. Biophysics is an interdisciplinary science that studies and describes laws and methods of physics in biological systems and processes. Biomechanics deals

Medical Software

With growing cross-linking in the healthcare sector and the possibilities of medical simulation in combination with high-performance computing for cloud-based software solutions, medical software is playing

Medical Simulation

In vivo, in vitro, in silico – Medicine is changing and with the help of in silico medical simulation has the potential to become an important part of clinical practice. 

The concept of personalized medicine

Personalized medicine is on the rise – the German government has also recognized this and confirmed the research funding focus on personalized medicine as part of