Putting on two pairs of gloves is a common occurrence in medicine, particularly among surgeons who work with sharp instruments. It’s frustrating and feels like a waste of time, but that’s reality. Now there are gloves that come already doubled, while being easy to snap on. The GAMMEX
The Drawbridge device eliminates much of the inconvenience associated with blood diagnostics. The painless procedure pricks skin, draws blood, stabilizes the blood and elimninates the need for refrigeration. Drawbridge Health is looking for a better way to get blood. Funded by General Electric’s entrepreneurial arm, GE Ventures, the company is
Hologic Inc. unveiled its Fluoroscan InSight FD Mini C-Arm extremities imaging system in early December 2017 at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual conference in Chicago. Equipped with the recently released InSight 6.1 software, the system offers a variety of capabilities, including superior positioning, enhanced imaging and
Medical device developer Access Vascular has raised $3.7 million to support its HydroPICC catheter designed to reduce thrombotic risk. The HydroPICC is a peripherally inserted central catheter which the Bedford, Mass.-based company claims can significantly reduce the accumulation of platelets and the risk of thrombosis. AngelMD Access Vascular syndicate co-lead
The Terason uSmart3300 NexGen Ultrasound System will be one of the hundreds of products on exhibit at the International Vein Congress. Terason has been a sponsor of the IVC for more than 10 years. Spokesmen say the 3300 NexGen’s new SuperHarmonic imaging provides enriched detail, clarity, contrast and border definition.