Plast Reconstr Surg 2021 Aug;148(2):475-481
From the Department of Otology, Neurotology, Texas Health Care PLLC; Division of Plastic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine; Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Texas Children's Hospital; and Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
Summary: The progress of biotechnology, medical instruments, and applied sciences contributes to a rapidly expanding space for the advancement of the medical field. Surgeons experience first-hand the limitations of current medical devices and thus have unique insight into problems that could be solved with new products. The process of turning an idea into a product capable of success in the marketplace, however, is often unfamiliar to surgeons. Read More