5 Innovative Medical Devices Helping Transform Healthcare in 2024
Technology is at the forefront of innovation in the medical device industry, often helping to enhance patient outcomes and increase efficiency. Here are a few innovative medical devices that are positively impacting patient care in many countries around the world.
1. UroDapter by UroSystem
2. Brain Anaesthesia Response Monitor by Cortical Dynamics
Australia-based Cortical Dynamics is developing a next-generation brain monitor for anesthesiologists. Known as BARM™ (Brain Anaesthesia Response Monitor), the device features objective medical brain monitoring technology that simultaneously measures unconsciousness and pain levels.
For anesthesiologists, ongoing brain monitoring is required to identify and manage changes in brain function. The goal is to maintain optimal sedation and levels of analgesia. Monitoring of this type can reduce or eliminate patient distress and agitation, which is crucial for enabling the use of life support equipment and procedures.
BARM™ is especially useful in the ICU, where excessively deep sedation can result in longer mechanical ventilation times, which has the potential to affect complications, treatment costs, and mortality. Continuous monitoring enables anesthesiologists to facilitate patient comfort while ensuring the surgical team can perform the procedure without agitating the patient.
3. Orthopedic bone cement by TecRes
4. ZipE by Zip Tek Global
A company out of Mexico called ZipTek Global developed an innovative tissue management device called ZipE. The product aims to facilitate knotless tissue repair and attachment during minimal access procedures. The device is ideal when working with a narrow operating field or through tiny incisions used with devices such as arthroscopes.
Specifically, ZipE enables tissue repair without the knot-tying that conventional sutures require. Although the device won’t be indicated for all types of surgical knots, ZipE allows surgeons to combine the self-locking surgical button/capture with knot tying, opening up new clinical possibilities.
5. VERAFYE by LumaVision
LumaVision, a medical device company based in Ireland, brings the future of interventional cardiac imaging to the present. Their flagship device, VERAFYE, enables personalized real-time patient therapy in the cardiology specialty.
VERAFYE is a novel imaging platform that provides best-in-class anatomical capture range, providing rich visual information and data for the surgical team. With advanced 4D digital imaging and navigation, cardiologists can obtain extremely precise information that facilitates accuracy and data-driven decision-making.
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The innovative medical devices profiled in this article are only a few of the technologies transforming the work of surgical teams worldwide. As an importer and distributor of top-tier medical technologies, IML is committed to sourcing best-in-class products from top manufacturers around the world.
Alongside our dealer and manufacturer partners, we are united in a singular purpose — to help improve patient outcomes, one procedure at a time.