Augmented, virtual, and mixed reality are all technologies opening new worlds for the human senses. It is quite similar in the field of medical science. Constant advances in the pharmaceuticals and medical field have helped in saving so many lives.
Technology, hand in hand with the medical field, is expected to generate more and more opportunities for the betterment of the world. Some of the latest and major inventions in medical technology are as follows.
- Robotic Surgery
Robotic surgery is a huge medical invention in recent times. Involving robots in surgery means all the actions are precise, measured, and accurate and the surgery is free of human error.
- Artificial Organs
Doctors with the help of modern technology were able to develop some artificial organs like skin, blood vessels, arteries, etc. These organs are not as perfect as the real organs but are quite close in terms of responsiveness and/or functionality.
- Precision Medicine
Precision medicine is a really interesting concept in which doctors can prescribe medicines to the patients according to their genetics with the help of genetic monitoring so that the medication can be of maximum benefit.
- Stem Cell Replacement
The doctors can entirely replace a damaged or rogue cell within your body instead of treating it or Fixing it. The stem cell replacement is often used to replace cells in cancer patients who are going through chemotherapy.
- 3D Digital Hearts
Invasive procedures to check any blockage of issues inside the heart can be very painful and can cause infections. To avoid these procedures, a technology is introduced that can give doctors a 3D model of the heart that they can rotate and zoom.
- Artificial Limbs
Artificial limbs are advancing day by day. They improve how you function after an amputation. Artificial limbs nowadays can get signals from your nerve ending and function accordingly.
After COVID, telemedicine took a huge leap as there were very few companies doing telemedicine before COVID-19. Now you can get a check-up as well as the medicines prescribed by your doctor within the comfort of your home.
Researchers are finding new ways to avoid treating the whole body when a specific area of it is affected. Nanotechnology in medicine focusing on targeting individual cells that are distressing the patients.