25 September 2018

F4L cadavers most realistic model for training laryngeal mask insertion




New article in Anesthesia & Analgesia journal:

Comparison of a Novel Cadaver Model (Fix for Life) with the Formalin-Fixed Cadaver and Manikin Model for Suitability and Realism in Airway Management Training

KEY POINTS
• Question: Is a novel cadaver model a suitable and realistic model for acquiring airway management techniques?
• Finding: The novel cadaver model was ranked best for mask ventilation and was considered the most realistic for laryngeal mask insertion.
• Meaning: The novel cadaver model could be a suited and more realistic alternative to manikins in training airway management techniques to novices.

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10 November 2017

LUMC winner of Dutch 3Rs prize 2017




The Leiden University medical Centre (LUMC) has won the Dutch 3Rs prize 2017 by developing in collaboration with Fix for Life a new training method with F4L-embalmed surplus animals. The 3Rs prize is rewarded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Environment to bio-technicians who contribute to the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research. Please, have a look at the poster of the 2017 3Rs prize winner.

22 April 2017

Fix for Life proud to serve the Amsterdam Skills Centre




Fix for Life congratulates the university medical centres AMC and VUmc for setting up of the largest surgical skills centre in Europe:

21 April 2017

AOVASC course with F4L-embalmed bodies




Fix for Life is honored to contribute to this course in vascular surgery with its embalming and preservation products:

https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6260439998789664769/

 

14 October 2016

F4L-embalmed bodies used for research on medical additive manufacturing




The impact of manual threshold selection in medical additive manufacturing

Maureen van Eijnatten (1), Juha Koivisto (1, 2) , Kalle Karhu (2), Tymour Forouzanfar (1), and Jan Wolff (1)

  1. Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Oral Pathology, 3D Innovation Lab, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  2. Research and Technology, Planmeca Ltd, Helsinki, Finland

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26 May 2016

New pilots with AMC, UMCU, KULAK, HU and GELIFES




Fix for Life (F4L) signed collaboration agreements with the Academic Medical Center (AMC) in Amsterdam, University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk (KULAK), University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU) and the Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) in order to start pilots with the Fix for Life embalming and preservation method. With the feedback and evaluation of these pilots we are able to customise the Fix for Life method to the specific needs of our customers. Also interested in a pilot? Go to our contact page and let us know. We will provide all the info you need to receive a F4L pilot package and get started.

14 January 2016

Fix for Life welcomed into Leiden Bio Science Park




Fix for Life has become member of the largest life sciences cluster in the Netherlands:

https://leidenbiosciencepark.nl/

20 December 2015

Interview with founder of Fix for Life




Founder of Fix for Life interviewed for the online newsletter (in Dutch) of the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC):

https://www.lumc.nl/over-het-lumc/nieuws/2015/december/Spin-off-minder-schadelijk-fixeermiddel/

6 December 2015

New collaborations




Last month (November 2015), Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) signed collaboration agreements with the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht and Texas A&M University in Dallas in order to start pilots with the Fix for Life embalming and preservation method. With the feedback and evaluation of these pilots we are able to customise the Fix for Life method to the specific needs of our customers. Also interested in a pilot? Go to our contact page and let us know. We will provide all the info you need to receive a F4L pilot package and get started.

6 December 2015

Fix for Life at StartupDelta




Fix for Life presenting their pitch “Fix for Life – Forever Fresh, Never frozen!” at StartupDelta in Leiden with Neelie Kroes, ambassador of StartupDelta (November 26th, 2015):

http://leidenbiosciencepark.nl/news-events/neelie-kroes-visits-leiden

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