RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Two complementary solutions will enhance stroke care delivery across the end-to-end pathway, from pre-acute to the intra-hospital at Ipswich Hospital.
PROACT Medical – a UK-based company specialising in the manufacture and supply of patient monitoring, diagnostic and airway medical products – will be joining the ABHI UK Pavilion at MEDICA 2022 (14-17 November 2022) to launch its innovative new range of gas sampling lines along with their new line of single-use laryngoscopes designed to improve patient care.
Based on evidence, updated recommendations for FIT by the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) (2022), offer guidelines for identifying patients requiring further investigation for bowel disease*.
Hair loss as a result of chemotherapy is one of the most feared side effects of cancer treatment, a fear that causes as many as 8% of patients to refuse chemotherapy. Scalp cooling can reduce hair loss significantly during chemotherapy treatment and is available across the world, and widely in the UK.
Sky Medical Technology has announced the appointment of Fiona Young as director for its wound care therapy business. Fiona will spearhead and build-out Sky’s geko device sales and marketing strategy in the wound care space.
With advances in modern day operating techniques and surgical expertise, the demand for optimum operating lights has become even greater. Continuously evolving technology has allowed surgeons to perform operations more precisely than ever. From precise lighting to shadow minimisation, operating lights need to be able to perform under pressure.
A groundbreaking, non-occlusive airway dilation balloon is set to arrive on the UK market. The device, called ‘The Trachealator’, can be used on both adults and children for treating airway stenosis and allows continuous ventilation in patients, due to its innovative design and construction.
Abbott has announced the European launch of its Amplatzer Talisman PFO Occlusion System to treat people with a patent foramen ovale (PFO) – a hole in the heart that doesn't close following birth – who have experienced a stroke and are at risk of having another. The new Talisman PFO occluders come pre-attached to the delivery cable, designed to reduce preparation time for doctors and making the system easier to use.
A new imaging innovation has been installed to deliver sharp and clear imaging of tumours, for individualised patient radiotherapy treatment planning, as cancer rates are expected to rise.
The recently launched PENTAX Medical Slim DEC™ Duodenoscope (ED32-i10; OE-A65) serves paediatric patients and adults with narrow anatomies. It also delivers consistent therapeutic performance, while ensuring a reduced risk of cross-contamination and outstanding visualisation.
Institut Curie, one of Europe’s leading cancer research centre, has introduced the Versius Surgical Robotic System as part of a two-year clinical study partnership. The Versius system will initially be dedicated to gynaecological cancer surger with a focus on minimally invasive hysterectomies.
Join GOJO, the inventor of Purell, at the 14th annual Infection Prevention Society (IPS) conference, stand 37. This year, the event takes place at the Bournemouth International Centre, from 17th – 19th October 2022.
Apis Assay Technologies, a UK company specialising in molecular diagnostics, is launching a new advanced subtyping kit for breast cancer, a huge step forward for precision medicine and personalised healthcare.
Novus med is a leading UK medical device distributor specialising in bringing international products to surgery that are designed to offer improved ways of working, while adding value to healthcare providers.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust has announced the installation of a ground-breaking new robotic-assisted surgical system, allowing for a wider range of minimally invasive procedures to be carried out than ever before.
CMR Surgical (CMR) – the global surgical robotics business – has launched partnerships with two tele-mentoring companies – Teladoc Health and SurgEase Innovations – to enhance its ongoing training support for surgical teams using the Versius Surgical Robotic System.