• Dynamometric handrimfor the telemetric measurement of wheelchair push biomechanics

    In response to a longstanding need for accurate measurement of forces applied to wheelchair handrims, a groundbreaking telemetric system has been developed, marking a significant advancement in assistive technology. This innovative system, utilizing three biaxial load cells, offers precise real-time[...]

  • Tool for the selective section of the transverse processes of the cervical vertebrae

    The patented tool allows access to the transverse foramen contents by partially dissecting the transverse process of the cervical vertebrae. In this way, the effective isolation of the vertebral vessels contained therein is allowed. In medical, surgical, and veterinary sciences,[...]

  • Glioblastoma multiforme: a new prognostic index of survival

    Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common brain cancer among adults and patients and has an overall survival (OS) of 15 months. Nowadays brain tumours are not taken in evaluation in relation to the brain area in which they are located.[...]

  • Walking simulator for prosthetic device testing

    The object of the patent is a walking simulator capable of reproducing the kinematics and kinetics of the leg during a wide variety of gait-related tasks (level/inclined/stairs walking...) and walking conditions (uneven/wet/muddy terrains...), with the purpose of collecting meaningful data[...]

  • Three-dimensional mapping for melanoma diagnosis

    This apparatus can map the skin of patients who visit a dermatologist for early stage melanoma screening. The system can recognize and evaluate the moles with a risk of developing melanoma. The 3D information it gathers is crossed with a[...]

  • TEC-PROMEST – Protein extraction method for diagnostics

    Accurate diagnosis and typing of Amyloidosis, a group of diseases where the abnormal protein, called amyloid, builds-up in the organs and interferes with their normal function, is of paramount importance in order to determine the appropriate therapeutic intervention. Current methods[...]

  • PERFUSE: peripheral arterial perfusion cannula

    Extracorporeal circulation is the only method used during cardiovascular surgery and requires the use of cannulas which are inserted into the arterial vessels: the cannulas on the market are unidirectional and only allow blood flow towards the heart. Especially in[...]

  • UPGRADER – University of Padua GRaft for Arch enDovascular REpaiR

    The endovascular treatment of aortic arch aneurysms allows to exclude an aneurysm, ensuring proximal and distal seeling and preventing any endoleaks, sustained by supra-aortic trunks. This endograft is dedicated to aortic arch aneurysm treatment. Its aims to favor a less[...]

  • Multifunctional nanoparticles based on metal nanalloys for diagnostic and therapeutic uses

    The invention relates to nanoparticles (NPs) comprising a metal alloy and a biocompatible organic stabilizer, useful in the diagnosis and therapy of pathological conditions such as cancer. The alloy NPs possess the characteristics required to be employed as contrast agents[...]