MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019

With the technical advancement in the medical field, every day, scientists are coming up with newer products, which change the narrative of the healthcare system. Dinoj Joseph, a 29-year-old researcher, from IIT-Bombay, developed the portable operating room, which can be shifted from one place to another, as per the requirement

MedTech: IIT-B student designs portable operating room, showcases in BETIC-2019You must have heard about the portable ECG machines, ultrasound machines, and chargers, but have you heard about a portable operation room? No, right? You must be thinking, how could an operation room become portable? With the advancement in the field of medical technology and biotechnology, every day, scientists are coming up with newer and […]

BETiC unveils 20 low-cost medical device innovations at its annual expo

20 novel medical devices were on display at the 5th Annual Symposium and Medical Device Expo held at IIT Bombay between April 12-13. The event was organised by BETiC - Biomedical Engineering & Technology (incubation) Centre, as part of IIT Bombay’s Diamond Jubilee celebration

BETiC unveils 20 low-cost medical device innovations at its annual expoAneesh Karma, a 36-year-old,  was beaming with pride as he stood near his medical device innovation- KAFO- a knee ankle foot orthosis, popularly known as callipers that enables people with weak legs to walk. Aneesh’s KAFO was one of the 20 novel medical devices that were on display at the 5th Annual Symposium and Medical […]

IIT-B scientists develop artificial pancreas to benefit diabetes patients

Scientists from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, Mumbai, have created an artificial-pancreas, which would benefit the patients suffering from diabetes. Researchers say that they have implanted this device in the mice and conducted a 30-day trial and found that these implants caused no abnormalities to other organs

IIT-B scientists develop artificial pancreas to benefit diabetes patientsThe researchers from IIT-B have developed a bioartificial pancreas using a polymer-based fiber membrane, which is hollow, porous thread.  Its special feature is that it is biocompatible, so it can be put inside an animal for and can stay there for a long time. This device is a thin thread and can be injected using a […]