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Minimally invasive systems

Better patient-friendly treatment through novel, minimally invasive instruments and support systems.

Today, surgical procedures with the lowest possible patient stress are performed either percutaneously (minimally invasive surgery: MIC) or via body orifices (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery: NOTES). These surgical techniques offer significant benefits to the patient but pose major challenges to surgeons and medical staff.

In cooperation with medical and pharmaceutical partners, we enhance existing instruments and methods, develop innovative miniaturized systems and create integrated surgical navigation systems, all with the aim of better treatment for difficult to treat conditions.

Our Team

Prof. Dr. David Hradetzky
Prof. Dr. David Hradetzky Deputy head of institute and lecturer
Telephone : +41 61 228 54 58 (direct)
Dr. Maurizio Gullo
Dr. Maurizio Gullo Lableader 3D bioprinting and biohybrid microsystems
Telephone : +41 61 228 53 31 (direct)
Fabian Züger
Fabian Züger PhD Student
Telephone : +41 61 228 58 52 (direct)

Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Life Sciences, Institute for Medical Engineering and Medical Informatics Hofackerstrasse 30 CH - 4132 Muttenz
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