Swiss scientists designed a small blood-powered turbine that would fit in arteries and power internal electronics like a pacemaker. Each turbine can produce 800 microwatts of energy which is far greater than the ten microwatts used by a pacemaker.
FoxHollow Technologies has designed a handy gadget to treat peripheral arterial disease. Basically this small catheter tube is inserted into an artery and when it finds a
Krispy Kreme blockage a tiny blade begins rotating at 8,000 RPMs. As the blade spins the surgeon slides the catheter up and down the artery clearing…