Tag: Ob/Gyn

Mindray’s New High End Point of Care Ultrasound

Mindray is releasing a new point-of-care ultrasound system, the TE7 ACE. The device, intended for a variety of applications including emergency, critical care, and anesthesia, features a large color touchscreen, fluid management features, needle guidance toolkit, and electronic medical records connectivity. The company claims that the fluid measure (Read more...)

Samsung Unveils New RS85 Prestige Ultrasound System

At the RSNA conference in Chicago, Samsung unveiled a new high-end ultrasound, the RS85 Prestige. Based on the RS85, the system comes with a new imaging architecture as well as a set of features designed to expand the system’s capabilities and improve diagnostic accuracy. So-called “Crystal Architecture” within the RS85 Prestige r (Read more...)

Siemens Healthineers Unveil SOMATOM X.cite Premium CT Scanner

Siemens Healthineers won FDA clearance and is releasing its brand new SOMATOM X.cite premium single-source CT scanner. The device, along with a high-end X-ray tube and other enhancements, features the company’s new myExam Companion technology that can intelligently adapt each scan to optimize a number of variables. The system asks a number of (Read more...)

XACT Robotic Needle Navigation System Cleared in U.S.

XACT Robotics, an Israeli company, just announced winning FDA clearance for its robotic needle steering and insertion system for percutaneous procedures. Used to perform procedures such as biopsies and ablations, the XACT device provides a great deal of precision when advancing needles towards hard to reach targets. Breathing, for example, greatly (Read more...)

Preeclampsia Testing Now Feasible at Home

While preeclampsia is a common and dangerous complication in pregnancy, characterized by high blood pressure, it is currently only diagnosed by doctors within a clinical setting. We at Medgadget recently reported on a preeclampsia test, developed at Purdue University, that can be used at home, and now researchers have actually had pregnant women tr (Read more...)

Samsung Unveils Hera I10 Ultrasound System

Samsung is unveiling its new Hera I10 ultrasound system designed for ob/gyn applications. The system integrates a motorized examination chair that can adjust from 18.9″ to a height of 38.6″, so patients don’t have to put up with a conventional exam table. A large high-def display screen can be moved around as the clinician prefers (Read more...)

Device Speeds Cervical Cancer Screening

When screening for cervical cancer, immunofluorescence staining is used to identify the presence of proteins that are biomarkers for the disease. It is a slow and meticulous process that requires lab technicians to prepare individual cells for analysis. Even then, since not all cells show the same disease characteristics, the rate of false negative (Read more...)