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    Cardiac pacemakers and other implantable medical devices can improve, prolong and even save human life. But the batteries that power them remain relatively bulky and require periodic replacement. In addition, should the toxic materials or electrolytes they contain ever leak, the wearer’s health could be compromised....

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    Pressure ulcers are among the most dreaded dangers for diabetics, one caregivers have a hard time fighting. In response, Stryker, StiegelMeyer, ArjoHuntleigh and others offer anti-decubitus mattresses. The Czech company Linet has developed a comprehensive range of such products. We interviewed Zdenka Chalabalova,...

    With Foster’s new MediBatch color concentrates, it may become easier to handle colorful medical devices. The company introduced recently a new line of health-friendly concentrates which, blended with unpigmented polymers, could ease the production of colorful devices. Foster’s new range is made of pigments that have...

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    At ArabHealth 2017, LINET Group has launched its new ergonomic bed called Eleganza 5, which will ease patient mobilization and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that nurses often face when moving immobile patients. Developed in-house, Eleganza 5 is a smart bed that allows nurses to monitor and assess data of...

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    At the ArabHealth 2017 exhibition, U.K. pressure ulcer specialist Rober presented an innovative mattress that prevents injuries for immobile patients by changing continuously and dynamically its configuration. The NoDec Wizard relies on two kinds of therapy methods, which can be used separately or together: a 3...

    Operating rooms are now more and more “integrated”, with improvements in high-resolution imaging equipment and the enhanced ability to use large amounts of visual OR data.   What does “integrated” refer to? It means that all the operating room technology—patient information systems, audio, video, lighting and medical...

    Sky Factory exhibited at Paris Healthcare Week in late May. The company creates installations of images of skies in hospital rooms to reduce the stress of patients and medical staff.   Anyone who has ever undergone an MRI scan knows that the enclosed settings with clanging magnets can trigger claustrophobic reactions....

    The German manufacturer EIZO presented new operating room software at the conhIT Conference in Berlin from 19-21 April. CuratOR Caliop offers centralized control of image and video management systems with the option of integrating all important patient data. The software allows the user to select video signals easily...

    CARLO might become the surgeon’s best assistant when it comes to cutting bone. The acronym evokes a promising technique in osteotomy. A Cold Ablation Robot-guided Laser Osteotome is a robot-assisted device for cutting bone with a laser. During an operation, CARLO guides the laser beam with great precision. This...

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    Lending equipment and supplies to other departments and sometimes to other hospitals is a standard procedure for medical professionals, but one which is not always easy to manage. LendMed, a US based start-up, is trying to turn this difficulty into an opportunity by creating a digital lending network. Through LendMed,...

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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...

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    The harmful effects of excess weight on an individual’s health have been widely documented, but their extra kilograms can also have direct detrimental effects on the well-being of others. With more than one third of American adults suffering from obesity, the USA is at the vanguard of the bariatrics wave. However, it...

    The reprocessing of medical devices labeled “single-use” is not terribly popular among original manufacturers. Seeing the market share of their products being cannibalized by those very same products, they have lobbied for greater regulation, citing for example, an increased risk of infection, the possibility of cross...

    Brimming with lights, scanners, machines, heaters, washers and computers of every description, most of which are on all the time, hospitals are massive electricity consumers. With tight budgets and the planet’s resources dwindling, the race to reduce energy consumption is heating up. Hospitals are employing a range of...

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