Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Surgical Face Shield

The importance of face shields in preventing the transmission of infectious agents is increasingly well established. Typically, a face shield will include a headband that can be clamped about the head...
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Michael Bentz, Lennon Rodgers, Karl Williamson | P210049US01

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‘Smart’ Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt

Hydrocephalus is a life-threatening condition caused by abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles of the brain. Typically it is treated through the surgical placement of a shu...
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Bermans Iskandar, Joshua Medow, Christopher Luzzio, John Webster, Mehdi Shokoueinejad Maragheh, Fa Wang, Xuan Zhang | P170214US01

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Minimally Invasive Microwave Ablation Antennas

Microwave ablation is a minimally invasive method for treating cancer, especially solid tumors. The method uses an interstitial antenna that heats tissue with microwave energy. These antennas require...
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Nader Behdad, Susan Hagness, Hung Luyen | P140132US01

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Growth Factor Regulation in Blood Products for Improved Wound Healing

Growth factor regulation is a key function of the extracellular matrix and critical for proper blood vessel growth and maturation during wound healing. In particular, blood vessel sprouting is essenti...
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William Murphy, David Belair, Ngoc Nhi Le, Michael Toepke, Nicholas Impellitteri, Connie Chamberlain | P160179US01

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Digital Otoscope for Optimal Access, Visualization

An otoscope is a classic handheld medical device that allows doctors to look into the ear canal and tympanic membrane (eardrum). It is used to diagnose ear infections, membrane ruptures and foreign ob...
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James Berbee, Gregory Rebella, Azita Hamedani | P150259US01

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