Medical Devices

University of Minnesota Health Specialists Bring Novel Transcatheter Approaches to the Treatment of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premature Infants

The Heart Center team at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital offers hope to parents of premature infants diagnosed with patent ductus arteriosus, thanks to its adoption of leading-edge devices and new minimally invasive procedures.


MNGI Digestive Health: Experts in Comprehensive, Complex Subspecialty Care

MNGI Digestive Health has built a practice that offers much more than procedures-focused care, with the long-term health and well-being of patients being the main priority across the practice’s many subspecialty clinics.


Stronger, Lighter, Quicker: TCOP Creates More Effective Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices for Patients Worldwide

Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP) takes advantage of prepreg carbon fiber materials and 7-axis robotic carver technology at its sister central fabrication facility, Tillges Technologies, to quickly create custom orthotic and prosthetic devices that offer patients more stability, control and comfort.


The Symphonie Aqua System at TCOP: Revolutionizing Lower-limb Socket Casting

Socket fit affects amputees’ ability to use a prosthetic device and, as a result, their mobility and overall health. The Symphonie® Aqua System, an innovative technology available at Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP), enhances the accuracy and efficiency of socket casting.


University of Minnesota Health: On the Forefront of Movement Disorder Treatment, Management and Research

Neuroscience experts at University of Minnesota Health are improving the care of patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and dystonia through deep brain stimulation.


Marie Johnson, CEO, AUM Cardiovascular: The Road to CADence

Marie Johnson, PhD, once believed she would spend the rest of her life working in the auto industry. That was before a tragedy occurred that would forever change her life — and, ultimately, save the lives of many patients with arterial blockages .


Seeing 
With Sound

Recent work by French and Israeli researchers revealed that congenitally blind individuals can activate the visual word form area (VWFA) — the portion of the brain used for reading — with the aid of specialized devices that convert visual information into sounds.