Thanks to healthcare all-stars, the world enters 2021 optimistically with more clues than ever before about defeating the pandemic.
Critical care researchers and veterans are bringing devices used to stop hemorrhage bleeds on the battlefield to civilian life.
Researchers have created an experimental device that, instead of inhibiting inflammatory proteins in COVID-19 patients, changes the phenotype of circulating white blood cells, helping wean two patients off ECMO.
Clinicians and researchers from the University of Michigan have published two proof-of-concept papers on new negative pressure environment devices that protect health care workers while treating patients with COVID-19.
3D printing fuels U-M efforts to rapidly increase ventilator capacity while providing each patient on vent support with individually tailored gas pressures and pressure monitoring.