This simple in-line transducer could have many applications including diagnosis of compartment syndrome, one of the most costly hazards in Orthopaedics.
Smith & Nephew plc has followed last year’s launch of PICO in Europe, Canada, and Australia by announcing that its pocket-sized PICO single use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) system has now received FDA clearance.
Baxter Healthcare is providing over £200,000 of funding to two UK studies with the goal of establishing an improved evidence base for home dialysis treatment.
German Medtech Industry Body BVMed has issued updated guidelines on the place of hydro-active wound dressings in treatment of chronic open wounds.
UK’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence has found that use of PleurX’s peritoneal catheter drainage system is suported by evidence.
Researchers claim Transapical TAVR is “unattractive from a health economic perspective.” compared with femoral approach.
UK’s NICE has published diagnostic guidance encouraging the use of the EOS 2D/3D imaging system in specialist research settings.
Medical Device Daily has published an interesting article on Cook Medical’s successful passage through FDA’s advisory panel meeting and what it tells us about bringing new technology to market.
The NHS is not using high-value diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy equipment to its full capacity and is failing to meet patient needs as a result, according to a report from the Government’s Public Accounts Committee.
The Medical Technologies Evaluation Programme at NICE today welcomes the appointment of a new external assessment centre to support its guidance production and associated processes.
Eucomed Chief Executive, states that; “The problem of a one million hole in the number of health professionals needed to support rising elderly and sick will not be solved by shaving a couple of percent of the prices of goods and materials, but by stimulating and encouraging rapid innovation.”
Report: The Royal College of Surgeons of England and Department of Health Working Group on
Peri-operative Care of the Higher Risk General Surgical Patient
Eucomed’s Chief Executive John Wilkinson’s message resonates with MedLatest in advance of Eucomed forum.
Measures to improve cost data collection in NHS: A letter to orthopaedic surgeons