Techno Trends

This section brings to you the latest innovations, inventions and breakthrough technologies that are transforming the healthcare scenario.

Corvia Medical's IASD to Treat Heart Failure

Corvia Medical has launched a new Interatrial Shunt Device IASD to treat heart failure IASD is a transcatheter device to treat Heart Failure with P reserved HFpEF and Midrange Ejection FractionHFmrEF

Medtronic Develops Stent Graft to Treat Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Medtronics has developed a new and valiant stent graft system for minimally invasive repair of Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm TAAA A TAAA causes swelling of the aorta which extends from the chest into the abdomen

First Heart Attack Alerting Technology Launched in Australia

Hydrix Limited in partnership with Angel Medical Systems AngelMed has unveiled its plans to launch Guardian the first heart attack alerting technology in Australia Guardian is an implanted cardiac monitoring device to notify patients in case of an imminent Acute Coronary Syndrome ACS event such as heart attacks and unstable angina

KCL Researchers Launch New Technique for Fetal Therapy and Surgery

A new technique called Guided Instrumentation for Fetal Therapy and Surgery GIFTSurg is being launched by a team of researchers at Kings College London School of Biomedical Engineering Imaging Sciences

Garwood Medical Devices to Treat Biofilm Infections On Knee Implants

Garwood Medical Devices has launched a new device BioPrax for eliminating biofilm infections on prosthetic knee implants BioPrax is a minimally invasive and costeffective tool that is designed to deliver a lowvoltage electrical treatment to the surface of a knee implant and kill bacteria associated with the biofilm infections

Fresenius Medical Launches New Hemodialysis System to Prevent Blood Clotting

A new hemodialysis system has been launched by Fresenius Medical Care North America FMCNA which is designed to prevent blood clotting without the use of blood thinner medication The device includes an antithrombogenic polymer named Endexo which is added during the manufacturing of dialyzers and bloodlines

Breakthrough Wireless Cardiac Pacing System Developed to Treat Heart Failure

EBR Systems has developed a wireless cardiac pacing system the Wireless Stimulation Endocardially WiSE for the treatment of heart failure WiSE improves the pumping ability of heart by synchronising the left and right ventricles to distribute blood to the lungs and body more effectively

New Bronchoscopic Device Launched To Treat Chronic Bronchitis

A new bronchoscopic device has been launched by Gala Therapeutics to treat patients with Chronic Bronchitis The device RheOxTM delivers nonthermal energy to the airways to reduce mucusproducing cells in patients with Chronic Bronchitis in a minimally invasive procedure called Bronchial RheoplastyTM

Breakthrough Test Treats Patients with Colorectal Cancer

Prescient Metabiomics has launched a new noninvasive colorectal cancer diagnostic test LifeKit Prevent Colorectal Neoplasia designed to deploy patented metagenomics technologies The test also identifies microbial DNA and RNA biomarkers associated with the new abnormal growth of tissue in the gastrointestinal tract

Shockwave's Coronary IVL System Treats Complex Calcified Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

The breakthrough device Shockwave C IVL catheter designed to fracture calcium in coronary arteries using pulsating sonic pressure waves which facilitates the delivery of stents and expansion to improve blood flow to the heart

World's First Heart Failure Neuromodulation Device Treats Patients with Heart Failure

CVRxs neuromodulation device BAROSTIM NEO designed to trigger the bodys main cardiovascular reflex to treat patients suffering from chronic heart failure It electrically stimulates the baroreceptors of the carotid artery to reduce heart failure symptoms in advanced heart failure patients

Zimmer Biomet Develops Spinal Tether Device

Zimmer Biomet Holdings developed firstofitskind tether Vertebral Body Tethering VBT device to correct idiopathic scoliosis in children and adolescents who fail to react to conservative treatment options such as external bracing

Breakthrough Interatrial Shunt Treats Patients with Symptomatic Heart Failure

The minimally invasive implanted device VWaves Interatrial Shunt has been developed to treat patients with symptomatic Heart Failure HF The device creates a passageway connecting the hearts two atria

Ascyrus Medical Aortic Dissection Stent Device Developed to Treat Acute Type A Dissections

Ascyrus Medical has developed the Aortic Dissection Stent AMDS device that is used to treat acute Type A dissections a lifethreatening condition that requires urgent repair

Microfluidic Device Launched to Treat Sepsis within Minutes

A novel sensor device designed by MIT researchers known as Microfluidic device launched to treat sepsis in minutes MIT scientists have developed a compact experimental diagnostic device

The World’s First Thin Strut Sirolimus to Treat Stent Thrombosis in Coronary Artery Disease

MeRes BRS the worlds first thin strut sirolimuseluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold shows very longterm positive safety with consistency low MACE rates and efficacy outcomes for patients with coronary artery disease

Breakthrough Device Life Foam™ Treats Hemostatic and Wounds

Gele has launched a breakthrough device Life FoamTM to treat hemostatic and wounds Life Foam can rapidly provide temporary control of bleeding from noncompressible abdominal wounds that are not amenable to tourniquet application in trauma and battlefield conditions

MagicTouch Sirolimus Coated Balloon Launched to Treat Coronary ISR

A breakthrough device sirolimus drugcoated balloon DCB for treating of coronary instent restenosis ISR has been launched

A First of its Kind Breakthrough Device to Aid in Concussion Diagnosis and Prognosis

BRAINBox solutions launched first of its kind breakthrough device to aid in the diagnosis and prognosis of mild Traumatic Brain Injury TBI The BRAINBox TBI test is multimodality quantitative test that combines injuryrelated lifeblood protein biomarkers with computerised neurological assessments

A Breakthrough Patented Device; HiResTM Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant Launched

Advanced Bionics launched a breakthrough patented device called HiRes Ultra D Cochlear Implant It is hasslefree and painfree choice for the patients who undergo highresolution MRI scans

A First-in-class Novel Design TransPyloric Shuttle Launched to Treat Obesity

BAROnova launched a firstinclass novel design nonsurgical treatment device to treat obesity TransPyloric Shuttle device is a nonsurgical weight loss treatment for individuals suffering from obesity

Virtue® Sirolimus-Eluting Balloon (SEB) to treat Coronary In-Stent Restenosis (ISR)

Orchestra Biomed designed Virtue to deliver Nanoparticleencapsulated sirolimus to the arteries of patients with coronary instent restenosis ISR during balloon angioplasty

MI Transcriptome™ Companion Diagnostic Test Designed to Detect Gene Fusions in Solid Tumors

Caris Life sciences announced to launch MI Transcriptome CDx Companion Diagnostic Test later this year MI Transcriptome CDx is a nextgeneration sequencingbased in vitro diagnostic test that uses RNA isolated from FormalinFixed Paraffin Embedded FFPE tumor tissue

Janssen Develops TREMFYA® One-Press Patient-controlled Injector for Adults with Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson Johnson developed TREMFYA OnePress a singledose patientcontrolled injector for adults with moderatetosevere plaque psoriasis

Sequana Medical Develops Alfapump® for Treatment of Liver Recurrent or Refractory Ascites

Sequana Medical developed Alfapump for the management of liver disease heart failure malignant ascites and other fluid imbalance disorders

C2N Diagnostics to Launch Brain Amyloidosis Test

CN Diagnostics will launch the brain amyloidosis blood test for the initial screening of amyloid pathology in the brain associated with Alzheimers Disease

Medtronic Develops Personalised Closed Loop Insulin Pump System for Diabetes Management

Medtronic developed personalised closed loop insulin pump system for diabetes management The system uses the PCL technology which is designed to automate insulin delivery in a way that is realtime personalized and adapts to the user

Baylis Medical Announces Launch of First-of-its-Kind Large Access Transseptal Dilator

Baylis Medical announced the launch and first clinical use of firstofitskind large access transseptal dilator ExpanSure Transseptal Dilation System

Abbott Launched World's First Device to Treat PDA in Premature Babies and Newborns

Abbott has launched the Amplatzer Piccolo Occluder the worlds first medical device that can be implanted in the tiniest babies using a minimally invasive procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus PDA

Scientists Design Cellular Tracking System to Understand Development of Cells

Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis scientists designed a cellular tracking system to understand the development of cells This cellular tracking system called flight data recorder will give scientists a new view of how cells develop It will assist scientists to guide cells along the right paths to regenerate certain tissues o...