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    OrthoNOW, an orthopedic urgent care center created by a group of orthopedic surgeons in South Florida, presented at FIME its brand new app called “On My Way NOW.” The app helps locate the nearest OrthoNOW center. It then sends a custom alert to the center, letting the doctors and staff know that a patient is en route,...

    The new Peak Scoliosis Bracing System from the California-based company Aspen is an unloader brace designed to unload the spine, relieve pain and enhance the quality of life for adult scoliosis patients. This adjustable brace is made to improve posture, enhance mobility and increase a patient’s ability to perform...

    NEW HOSPIVAC 400 has been designed for professional aspiration of bodily fluids, gases, tissues or bones of the patient during or after surgery. The family-run Italian company CA-MI explains that its new device is equipped with a state-of-the-art oil-less pump that guarantees high performances with excellent suction...

    The CABO safety scalpel cartridge allows the surgeon to use his/her favorite scalpel handle. It is loaded with polymer-coated blade for the sharpest and smoothest cutting edge available, reducing drag and trauma, according to the Canadian manufacturer Southmedic. The cartridge system provides a safe and easy way to...

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    Miami has hosted FIME for many years. It may be far from the big-name hospitals and medical schools of New York, Boston and Washington, but the southern coastal city is still a hotbed for innovation, particularly when it comes to technologies and surgeries that improve patients’ quality of life.   One of Florida’s...

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    A keynote speaker at FIME, Richard Vincins is vice president of quality and regulatory affairs at Emergo. The Texas-based consulting firm assists and advises medical device companies from the quality system implementation perspective to the regulatory requirements such as submissions and registrations. Vincins shared...

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    The French company Cleanis has launched its innovative antimicrobial CAREBAG range to help control infections. Since the patient environment is often contaminated in hospitals, infection control is critical to patients’ daily care, explains the firm in a press release for FIME. The risk could be high in systems with...

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    HD Medical has revealed at FIME its HD Steth: a digital smart auscultation device that looks and feels like a regular stethoscope. Almost 200 years after French physician René Laennec invented the first stethoscope, this smartphone-connected innovation is likely to be one of the most revolutionary advancements in...

    The NObreath device from the British company Bedfont Scientific is a fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) breath-testing monitor that helps detect and manage inflammatory conditions, COPD and asthma. According to the company, airway inflammation is a central process in asthma and other lung diseases. Being able to...

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    FIME is a good occasion to talk about how American physicians communicate with one another. Over half a million U.S. healthcare professionals are members of the social network Doximity. Launched in March of 2011, it became the most popular network for physicians in the United States in just five years. Its co-founder,...

    A new rapid diagnostic test for the detection of chikungunya is now available from the New Delhi-based J. Mitra and Co. Showcased at FIME, the Advantage Chikungunya IgM Card is a one-step immunochromatography assay that detects chikungunya virus antigen in serum or plasma.   Serology detects IgM and neutralizing...

    Also presented at FIME, the Licetec V-Comb is a chemical- and allergen-free comb designed to eliminate lice infestation. Developed in Australia by TwoLife Technologies, and patented internationally as a Class I medical device, the V-Comb provides immediate feedback to the user as they comb, eliminating any uncertainty...

    A Korean company has developed a new cast for broken limbs, called Open Cast, which allows the skin to breathe and permits the wearer to take showers without hassle while the bone heals. The mesh material is known as thermal plastic, and it can mold to the shape of a person’s arm or leg, leaving holes about a...

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    A new, non-invasive technology that uses blood pressure cuffs to help screen people for signs of hardened arteries aims to find heart disease in young people, long before symptoms develop and early enough to do something about it. That is important because atherosclerosis kills nearly 14 million people globally each...

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