Search Results - Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics

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Thermographic Image Processing for Improved Prosthetic Fit
Using an infrared imaging device, coupled with specialized image processing methods, this technology will allow prosthetists to better design and improve the fit of the prosthetic socket on the patient. The technology will enable the clinician to identify and prevent sites of skin irritation which are a major concern when fitting a patient with a ...
Published: 10/11/2018   |   Inventor(s): James Schroeder
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics, Medical Devices > Imaging, Medical Devices > Implants/Prostheses
PARP-1 Inhibitor Nanoparticle and Treatment Method for Ewing Sarcoma
A novel nanoparticle formulation of an existing PARP-1 inhibitor and an associated administration regimen has been developed for the treatment of Ewing Sarcoma. This technology allows the therapeutic treatment to be targeted to the tumors, resulting in reduced required doses and system toxicity.Background:Ewing Sarcoma is rare cancer of the bone t...
Published: 10/10/2018   |   Inventor(s): Raushan Kurmasheva, Kytai Nguyen
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Orphan Diseases, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics, Therapeutics > Nanoparticles, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Therapeutics > Small Molecule
Inducing Chemotherapeutic Sensitivity in Hyper-Transcription Diseases
This discovery is a method for the induction of sensitivity in tumor cells to a synergistic combination of PARP1 and ATR inhibition. It is applicable to hyper-transcription diseases , primarily cancers, including: Ewing sarcoma, acute myeloid leukemia, breast cancer, myelodysplastic syndrome, and possibly even Alzheimers and ALS. Background:Modern ...
Published: 8/23/2018   |   Inventor(s): Alexander Bishop, Aparna Gorthi, Carolina Romero, Liesl Lawrence
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Hematology, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics, Diagnostics > Biomarkers, Diagnostics > Assay
Novel hamstring stretching device to treat lower back pain
Researchers at the UT Health SA have designed a machine that effectively stretches the hamstring muscles while reducing strain on the lower back. This machine maintains lumbar stability while stretching the hamstring muscles, resulting in the optimum posture needed for safe and effective stretching exercises with minimal lumbar strain. A measuring ...
Published: 4/23/2015   |   Inventor(s): Joshu Raiten, Wayne Skloss
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics
Compression/Stabilization for Foot and Ankle Surgery
A novel orthopedic device providing simultaneous stabilization and compression for patient's foot, ankle, and/or lower extremity has been developed by UT Health San Antonio researchers. It is intended for use by surgeons during Charcot foot and ankle surgeries, revisional foot and ankle fusions (nonunions), and in cases where a patient's bones suff...
Published: 1/14/2014   |   Inventor(s): Thomas Zgonis
Keywords(s): Medical Devices
Category(s): Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Endocrinology, Clinical Specialty > Orthopedics