Medical Devices Directory
Many impressive and intricate medical devices help make health care efficient. From robotics to implantable devices, medical devices can treat conditions, assist in everyday activities, and even perform surgery. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how medical devices are used, which types exist and which are in the works, and much more.
Erectile Dysfunction and Vacuum Constriction Devices
WebMD explains how a vacuum constriction device can be used to treat erectile dysfunction.
Heart Failure and the LVAD
A left ventricular assist device -- also called an LVAD -- can help a heart weakened by heart failure.
Assistive Devices: Living Better With Arthritis
Can self-help devices make day-to-day living with your arthritis a little easier?
Caregiving: Gadgets, Apps, and More That Can Help
Technology like gadgets, apps, and services can ease stress on caregivers and offer safety and independence for people with difficulties. Check out some ideas.
Devices for Living Easier with Arthritis
From the kitchen to the bedroom, here is WebMD's room-by-room guide to easier living with arthritis.
Implantable Devices for Heart-Failure Treatment
Technological breakthroughs are changing the course of heart-failure treatment -- but doubts remain about how many people will benefit in the near future.
Antique medicines contained everything from arsenic to opium -- and promised instant cures.
Easy Listening: Hearing Devices for a Muffled World
In addition to hearing aids, there are a number of assistive listening devices that can be used to improve hearing. This article talks about low-tech and hi-tech options.