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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Medical devices that make like easier.

I-stat is a revolutionary hand held micro lab. I allows you to test lab values very quickly.

I have heard of many Radiology departments going to this device to check Creatine levels on their patients. Once a Creatine level is established you can go to to get a EGFR level on any patient. This is a great this for renal failure patients, with the new concerns of NSF and the managing renal insuficient pt.

The world’s first MRI-compatible surgical robot, unveiled today, is the creation of neurosurgeon Dr. Garnette Sutherland and his team. Dr. Sutherland has spent the last six years leading a team of Canadian scientists, in cooperation with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), to design a machine “that represents a milestone in medical technology.”
Quick, Cheap & Easy Bedside Diagnosis of Brain Injury
Infrascanner™is a hand-held, non-invasive, near-infrared (NIR) based mobile imaging device to detect brain hematoma at the site of injury. It is being tested in India and hasn't been aproved for use in the United States. It would be of great use in areas where there was not fast access to CT. The US navy has Invested over $1 million dollars in the product.


MRI Nueroarm Video