• Anne Gulland, Author at MedicalExpo e-Magazine
    The Smart Magazine About Medical Technology Innovations

    Anne Gulland

    Anne Gulland is a UK-based freelance journalist who has been writing about health and medicine for 20 years.

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    Using X-rays, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, interventional radiologists and other clinicians can today carry out a number of minimally-invasive procedures that in the past would have required time-consuming and expensive surgery. However, this has also meant that more clinicians are potentially...

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    The rise of 3D printing represents a huge advance in surgical planning by improving our understanding of anatomy. One London hospital to recognize the potential of this promising technology is Charing Cross, which has an active surgical research laboratory.    James Duncan, clinical research fellow and the rest of the...

    The eKuore pro, developed by a health technology firm based in Spain, can do everything a traditional stethoscope can do—that is, enable a doctor or other health professional listen to a patient’s heartbeat and breathing—plus a whole lot more, according to its manufacturers. The stethoscope uses Bluetooth technology...

    CardioSecur Pro is a 22-lead electrocardiogram. It is ideal for physicians who do not have access to full cardiology diagnostics. Used in conjunction with an app, the ECG device can be plugged into a smartphone or tablet to allow fast and accurate diagnosis of heart problems. The 22 leads give clinical grade quality...

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    This adjustable operating chair won the i-Novo Tech Award 2015 at Medica. Designed for ophthalmic procedures, EyeForce ‘s (PDF) sensitive controls enable the surgeon and his team to make precise adjustments to the patient’s position during surgery. It comes with a molded headrest to ensure safe positioning, and an...

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    BeneVision N22/N19 bedside patient monitor enables clinicians to keep track of all the patient’s vital signs. It can be rotated to either portrait or landscape format, and it brings all the patient’s medical information onto one easy-to-read, large touchscreen, which can be operated even with gloves. The package...

    Winner of i-Novo Design Award 2015 at Medica, Physiogo is a mobile unit enabling a physiotherapist to offer a full suite of treatments to patients in their own homes and in clinics. The unit, which comes with its own sturdy shoulder bag, delivers ultrasound therapy, combined therapy, magnetotherapy, laser therapy and...

    Dental patients with occlusion problems – that is, those whose upper and lower teeth do not sit together properly – are often undiagnosed or diagnosed late. Teethan is a digital scanner that sits on the patient’s face and analyses the activity of the masticatory muscles. It gives dentists an easy-to-read report within...

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    XotoCAM 1.0 versatile, handheld camera is ideal for use in the operating theatre or hospital clinic. It has simple, intuitive controls, a sturdy rubberised case and a touch-screen that can be operated even while wearing surgical gloves. XotoCAM can be used for taking photographs, shooting video or simply recording...

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    Non-invasive fat removal techniques such as Cryoliposculpt are becoming increasingly popular for people with stubborn areas of fat around the face, knees or upper arms and for whom liposuction is unsuitable. The procedure removes subcutaneous fat cells through a process called selective cryolysis. Cryoliposculpt...

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    Mobilmat freestanding baby change mat and bath has been designed for parents and carers with mobility problems or who cannot stand up for long periods. It is particularly suited to mothers recovering from caesarean sections. Its adjustable height means the mat can not only be used sitting down, as it has enough space...

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    Dräger’s Polaris 600 ceiling-mounted operating theatre light now comes with sterile touch control, enabling the surgeon and other members of the surgical team to adjust the light settings themselves. The upper surface of the light’s handle reacts in a similar way to a smartphone or tablet – a swipe of the thumb...

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    Siemens’s Acuson P500 FROSK edition portable ultrasound system provides reliable imaging in a lightweight notebook format. Weighing just 7kg and with a screen measuring 38cm across, the scanner can be carried and positioned anywhere, enabling the clinician to make a fast and accurate diagnosis, even in the most...

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    As large consumers of energy and producers of waste, more and more hospitals around the world are beginning to see the benefits of reducing their impact on the environment. An educational campaign at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia in the United States has reduced biohazard waste by 14%, leading to a cost...

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