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Scientists of Cross Cancer Institute at the University of Alberta, USA are developing new medical imaging system- Hybrid Linac-MR. This system integrates 'Linac' and 'MRI' devices, crucial for determining the exact shape and location of a tumour.
GE Healthcare's Discovery NM 530c cardiac imaging scanners are expected to pave the way for quicker, clearer and lower-dose scans for cardiac patients. This scanner is driven by GE's Alcyone technology and is the upgrade to SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography). Discovery NM 530c Scanner reduces exposure to radiation and enhances quality of the image.
GreenBytes has introduced its new data storage system for healthcare, Cypress. Cypress is a Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliance for archiving long-term, persistent data, often found in hospital data storage environments.
Medronic's SureScan™ pacemaker allows people with implanted cardiac devices to undergo MRI scans.
At University of Alcalá (UAH), scientists have designed a prosthesis made of silicon and polypropylene, which are biomaterials that get absorbed by the body.
Moacir Schnapp, a Memphis-based neurologist has launched a posture correction device,‘the iPosture’. This device is intended to aid men and women in improving their posture that benefits their health in the long run.
'MediDome' is intended to eliminate needle stick injuries, cross contamination of blood-borne viruses such as HIV and hepatitis and the fear of needles.
GE Healthcare has introduced Signa® MR750 3.0T, a new scanner, equipped with Thermal Management System that allows a routine liver examination in 15 minutes and a full breast check up in two sequences.
Experts at Queen's University have introduced a new type of antenna that is up to 50 times better and efficient than the existing designs.
Toshiba has introduced a new computed tomography (CT) system scanner that creates detailed 3-D movies of entire organs in real time.
The US-based Nonin Medical, Inc. has introduced a wireless fingertip oximeter with Bluetooth wireless technology for the first time.
A team of researchers from Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a new type of imaging system that can depict tumours in living subjects.
Scientists at the University of California, Davis have built the world’s first combined PET-MRI scanner. The combined scanner can provide accurate PET and MRI images at the same time.
Cardium Therapeutics and its operating unit InnerCool Therapies have launched the CoolBlue™ surface temperature modulation system. CoolBlue external or surface-based temperature modulation system is intended to cool or warm patients from outside of their bodies and is designed for use in less acute settings such as in-hospital fever management.
HydroCision Inc. has announced the launch of its new SpineJet XL oval tip fluidjet instruments, designed to enter the tight disc spaces and it provides surgeons with a new tool.
Researchers at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland have demonstrated a needle-free jet injection increases the amount of cancer treatment agent when treating skin cancer.
Harvest Technologies Corp.’s Harvest BMAC™ treatment for Critical Limb Ischemia has been found to reduce amputation rates significantly.
Enova Medical Technologies announced that it has developed a new LED technology for cordless surgical headlights for the first time. This breakthrough technology reaches light output levels exceeding 200,000 lux at 14 inches.
ATS Medical, Inc. announced the launch of its ATS 3f Aortic Bioprosthesis, which is the only valve replacement that fully preserves native aortic root geometry.
Researchers of University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada have minusculed and automated an important diagnostic test for cancer onto a microfludic chip for the first time, which opens up the possibility of better, faster cancer treatment and greater accessibility to the test.
Eli Lilly and Company in partnership with Battelle Medical Device Solutions has launched two versions of the HumaPen®, a first of its kind digital insulin pen to help simplify the daily management of diabetes. The two variants are named HumaPen® MEMOIR(TM) and HumaPen® LUXURA (TM).
The Japanese researchers from Ritsumeikan University and its partners have developed a prototype model of the miniature medical robot to perform medical procedures, remove or treat the affected part of disease especially cancer deep inside the human body.
Researchers led by Gerald Loeb, a biomedical-engineering professor at the University of Southern California, are now working on a glucose-sensor design based on optical technology, a hair-like optical fiber is implanted in the skin to make frequent glucose measurements easier for diabetics.
The first non-invasive diagnostic test for Alzheimer's disease has been licensed by UCLA to Siemens, to undergo clinical trials under an investigational new drug (IND) application agreed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Satori Labs has introduced its breakthrough digital pen-based forms automation software, FusionForm which allows oncologists and radiologists to use a familiar pen-and-paper format to produce standard cancer staging forms that instantly convert to electronic medical records (EMRs).
Medafor, Inc. introduced its MPatcH(R) Vascular Closure Device, an innovative topical vascular closure system indicated for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional cardiologic procedures.
Medtronic, Inc. introduced its Melody™ Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve and Ensemble™ Transcatheter Delivery System.
The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) operating the dual source CT scanner developed by Siemens Medical enabling radiologists to perform noninvasive tests on patients showing signs of cardiac illness much more quickly and less costly than other methods.
The Bracco Group introduced Dextroscope, a virtual reality system which uses computer software to integrate tomographic images from CT and MRI into true 3D volumetric objects that can be viewed stereoscopically.
The Single Tooth Anesthesia Device is a Computer Controlled Local Anaesthesia Delivery Device provides audible and visual "biofeedback" to the dentist by measuring the pressure at the tip of the needle.
The AbioCor sustains the body’s circulatory system and mimics the function of the human heart. The AbioCor is intended to replace the severely damaged natural heart for patients who have no other treatment alternative.
IONSYS securely adheres to the upper outer arm or chest, and provides patients an on-demand dose of fentanyl.
Beckman Coulter introduces upgraded versions of Biomek ® FXP and Biomek ® NXP Laboratory Automation Workstations.
DamID maps protein-genome interactions using tethered DNA adenine methyltransferase to create unique tags, which mark binding sites.
IQQA-Chest is a new generation CAD software developed to improve diagnostic accuracy, efficiency and confidence.
GE unveils world's first true 64-slice combination Positron Emission Tomography and volume Computed Tomography (PET/CT) system.
GE's Compact Series is a new line of ultrasound products that places the power and imaging capabilities of a high-performance, 400-pound system into a laptop-size design.
The new CG Future COMPOSITE Ring is the industry's first annuloplasty product providing both semi-rigid posterior remodeling and fully flexible anterior support.
Endeavor is coated with phosphorylcholine (PC Coating), a biocompatible polymer designed to simulate the outside surface of a red blood cell and mimic the structure of the natural cell membrane, leading to an optimal healing response around the stent following implantation.
Medtronic, Inc. introduced the Medtronic Octopus® Evolution Tissue Stabilizer, the latest in its 10-year series of cardiac surgery instruments.
PSI's New phase-contrast microscopy enhances the sensitivity and contrast of classical X-ray images.
The GuardDOG System enables physicians to quickly and effectively manage local blood flow while employing interventional techniques and devices to treat vascular disease.
Siemens Medical's Molecular imaging solutions for Cardiology, Oncology and Neurology.