Search Tag: haemoglobin

IT Management

Instant Haemoglobin Count With Smartphone

2020 25 May

By pulling down one’s eyelid and assessing its redness, a doctor can identify if the person has anaemia, but to give a precise diagnosis a blood test is needed. New software, however, allows for medical staff to instantly get a near-accurate count of haemoglobin from a picture taken with a smartphone.   You may also like: DeepMining... Read more

IMAGING Management

Scanner Could Allow Real-Time 3D Breast Cancer Imaging

2015 31 Oct

Researchers at Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL, have developed a handheld optical scanner with the potential to offer 3D breast cancer imaging in real time, according to a study published in the journal Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express . The optical device offers several benefits over mammography, with no ionising radiation... Read more

ICU Management

Turkey’s Leading University Hospital Adopts Masimo SpHb

2015 30 Jun

Masimo  has announced that  Turgut Ozal Medical Centre Liver Hospital  in Malatya, Turkey, has installed Masimo’s noninvasive, continuous haemoglobin (SpHb®) technology to monitor surgical patients. SpHb  is a breakthrough measurement that noninvasively and continuously measures total haemoglobin in the blood, and offers real-time visibility to... Read more

Cardiology Management

Nitric Oxide Plays Critical Role in Respiratory Cycle

2015 14 Apr

According to recent findings published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Professor Jonathan Stamler and colleagues demonstrate that nitric oxide has the potential to reshape the way we think about the respiratory system. Stamler, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and... Read more

ICU Management

Fingertip Blood Sensor Can be Used for Trauma Patients

2015 05 Jan

A spot check device that can give readings within 20 seconds has been tested in 525 critically injured patients. Trauma surgeons at the University of Arizona, Tucson, analysed use of the Spot check Pronto-7® Pulse CO-oximeter. Using this device was a valid alternative to taking blood and typically waiting 10 minutes or longer for lab analysis of blood... Read more

Executive Health Management

OrSense Noninvasive Hemoglobin Monitor Obtains FDA Approval

2013 06 Nov

The innovative NBM-200MP, a noninvasive haemoglobin (Hb) and pulse oximetry monitor developed by OrSense Ltd, is the company’s latest model to receive FDA clearance, joining the established NBM-200 products range.  OrSense is a leading provider of solutions for non-invasive measurements of various blood parameters, and their NBM-200MP enables... Read more