By: Anithamaragatham G --
02 July, 2012
Shrinking Size of Medical Devices Advances in electronics takes the credit for ever decreasing size of medical devices, which has created a greater impact in the way ailments are treated. The reduction in size of the sub-assemblies and components can be attributed to the advances in the materials used in devices, modules & components. Another major reason is the increase in density of transistor in the integrated circuits used in medical devices. As a result, there are many number of medical electronic products invented to help the patient even in the absence of a physician.?? These products range from simple glucose meter to complex heart implants which help in monitoring the health of the patient. Key Technological Advances in Medical Electronics Advances in medical electronics have led to the invention of portable, wearable and implantable medical devices which has brought a huge change in treatment methods.