Medical Technology
Microsoft, LV Prasad Eye Institute launch Intelligent Network for Eyecare

Microsoft, LV Prasad Eye Institute launch Intelligent Network for Eyecare

Hyderabad: In a move to help millions of visually impaired through technology, Microsoft India, in association with L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad on Monday launched Microsoft Intelligent Network for Eyecare (MINE). more

Student develops low-cost functional prosthetic hand

Student develops low-cost functional prosthetic hand

New York: With a 3D printer and about $15, senior physics major Ryan Bouricius was able to create a functional prosthetic hand that can be used to grip, write and even catch a ball. With the assistance of a non-profit group, the hand will one day be matched to a person in need of such a prosthesis. more

US FDA approves first autologous cellularized scaffold for the repair of cartilage defects of the knee

US FDA approves first autologous cellularized scaffold for the repair of cartilage defects of the knee

Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Maci (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane) for the repair of symptomatic, full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee in adult patients. more

Cardiac monitoring & cardiac rhythm management devices market to reach $28 billion by 2021

Cardiac monitoring & cardiac rhythm management devices market to reach $28 billion by 2021

Pune: The global market for cardiac monitoring (CM) and cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8 per cent and reach $28 billion by 2021 from $22.19 billion in 2016, according to a new market research report by MarketsandMarkets. more

India coronary stents market expected to surpass $1.8 billion in revenues by 2026

India coronary stents market expected to surpass $1.8 billion in revenues by 2026

New Delhi: India coronary stents market, valued at $481 million in 2015, is expected to reach $531 million in revenues by 2016-end, according to a new research report by Future Market Insights (FMI). more

Browndove Healthcare inaugurates dialysis devices facility in Bangalore

Browndove Healthcare inaugurates dialysis devices facility in Bangalore

Bengaluru: Browndove Healthcare, a renal healthcare company, on Monday inaugurated its state-of-the-art factory at Harohalli in Bengaluru. more

World’s first thin strut fully dissolvable stent developed in India found to be safe

World’s first thin strut fully dissolvable stent developed in India found to be safe

New Delhi: Six-month clinical trial data shows world’s first thin strut fully dissolvable stent, developed in India, is safe, said Dr Ashok Seth, eminent interventional cardiologist and principal investigator of the study, while presenting the study findings at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference 2016 in Washington DC, on Monday. more

US FDA approves device for prevention of recurrent strokes in certain patients

US FDA approves device for prevention of recurrent strokes in certain patients

Washington: The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the Amplatzer PFO Occluder device. The PFO Occluder reduces the risk of a stroke in patients who previously had a stroke believed to be caused by a blood clot that passed through a small hole in the heart, called a patent foramen ovale (PFO), and then travelled to the brain. more

Russian scientists develop self-aligning polymer bone implants

Russian scientists develop self-aligning polymer bone implants

Moscow: A science team from the Centre of Composite Materials at National University of Science and Technology (NUST) MISIS, led by research assistant Fedor Senatov, has developed a new type of polymeric bone implants with shape memory that can be used without fittings and blocking devices during surgery. more

Solar powered healthcare screening kits launched for armed forces

Solar powered healthcare screening kits launched for armed forces

New Delhi: In order to bridge the digital gap in the existing healthcare delivery eco-system, MediTech Innovations, a healthcare IT startup, has launched the ‘Solar Powered Health Care Screening Kits’ for the Indian armed forces and paramilitary. more