RECENT PRODUCT NEWS
Cardiac catheterisation gives doctors important information about the condition of the heart muscle, valves and blood vessels in patients with cardiac arrhythmia. Expensive and delicate, the catheters used must be stored very carefully. Medstor Ireland recently worked with main contractors David Jordan Architects and Titanium Developments at the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin to provide catheter and general storage for the clinic’s impressive new dedicated electrophysiology (EP) lab.
A pioneering artificial intelligence (AI) tool which provides a quick and comprehensive analysis of the heart’s function could improve future cardiovascular care by aiding earlier diagnosis and giving more detailed information about the heart’s function.
Non-communicable diseases and disease identification are on the rise, and globally each year over one billion patients have blood collected by venous devices.
The latest generation PlasmaBAG™, the PlasmaBAG ECO™, is produced with 80% recycled Polyethylene and holds the German eco label ‘Blue Angel’. It is one example of PENTAX Medical’s continuous journey to sustainability, developing solutions that need less to achieve more.
Sharps injuries represent a significant financial and psychological issue for healthcare professionals. A 2021 survey by the Royal College of Nursing found that 15% of the 7,571 respondents suffered a sharps injury in 2020, and that 21% experienced their last sharps injury during device disposal.
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.