Bergita Ganse and colleagues have studied neuromuscular interaction in a ESA/NASA 60-day bed rest study with human centrifugation. The paper was published in the journal Experimental Cell Research.
Brooke E. Barrow, George M. Pantalos, and Thomas J. Roussel Jr. have published a paper in Acta Astronautica that shows and evaluates a new multifunctional surgical device.
THIS new paper by Reyes et al., published in the journal “Surgical Innovation”, does not support the prophylactic removal of appendix and/or gallbladder for spaceflight.
Dr Siddharth Rajput from Sydney, Australia is going to give a talk on space surgery at the 43rd COSPAR scientific assembly in Sydney Jan 31st to 4th Feb 2021 on “Challenges of providing surgical care in Space” followed by Q & A. Find a link to the scientific program HERE.
The presenter PDFs and video recordings of the Space Surgery Session of the Space Health Symposium are now online. Find them HERE.
The Space Surgery Association is now an affiliate organization of the Aerospace Medical Association, AsMA.
The symposium organized by Dr Rowena Christiansen of The University of Melbourne, Australia was a full success.
Springer has published a new book for those who can’t wait to get to space – The Spacefarer’s Handbook – Science and Life beyond Earth by Bergita and Urs Ganse is an interesting read written for laypersons and full of facts and anecdotes.
Probably the last real-life conference before the pandemic was the HRP IWG in Galveston. The deadline for the abstracts of the 2021 meeting has just passed and we look forward to seeing the latest results in an online version of the meeting next year.