Pulsante microstimulator for cluster headaches

1.What is it? Pulsante SPG Microstimulator is a wireless device relieving cluster headaches as the only neuromodulation therapy currently available with published results. The remote control interacts with a micro chip implant over the sphenopalatine ganglion to inhibit the pain pathway and here’s why the market is ready for Pulsante… 2. Why is it important?…

Sapiens Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation

1.What is it? Edwards life sciences’ FDA approved Sapien 3 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is a revolutionary aortic valve replacement method that provides a significantly less invasive alternative to open heart surgery, in the treatment of aortic valve disease 2.Why is it important? With an ageing population worldwide, the incidence of valvular heart disease…

Butterfly iQ Handheld Ultrasound

1.What is it? The butterfly iQ is an FDA approved handheld ultrasound device designed by Butterfly Network Inc. to revolutionise the ultrasound market with its extremely competitive price point and handheld functionality Allowing for multipurpose scanning using just the help of the paired app installed on a phone or tablet linked via a cable to…

EVA COLPO for Women’s Health

1.What is it? A wireless, portable and internet connected video colposcope currently being used in over 29 countries to better target women’s health and allow patients to have a more personal approach to their screenings. The AI AVE algorithm is undergoing a pilot study for a critical analysis of how well the device can determine…

Sugar IQ for Diabetes

1.What is it? Sugar IQ is an app which forecasts blood sugar levels using AI to alert the user prior to a hypoglycaemic or hyperglycaemic episode for patients taking multiple insulin doses per day using the Guardian Connect glucose monitoring system. This is an FDA approved app developed by IBM Watson and Medtronic and currently…

IBM Fingernail Sensor for Parkinson’s

1.What is it? This fingernail sensor is a wearable, wireless device being developed by the IBM research team that monitors changes in the degree of bend in the fingernail, offering surprising information on health status In particular the sensor measures grip strength, which has been associated with the effectiveness of medication in Parkinson’s disease, the…

Andiamo Children’s Orthotics

1.What is it? A personalised 3D printed lower limb orthotics service delivered within 2 weeks from the fitting consultation. Andiamo are based in London currently catering for UK and some European patients. 2. Why is it important? The traditional method of using a plaster cast to model a prosthetic is highly time consuming and leaves…

FibriCheck App for Cardiac Arrhythmias

1.What is it? FibriCheck, a Belgian firm, recently became the first-FDA approved mobileapp for heart rhythm disorders by using only an optical signal originatingfrom a non-medical device, such as a regular smartphone. The main purpose of FibriCheck is to detect irregular heart rhythms suchas atrial fibrillation to prevent incidences of stroke. By utilising thisinnovative technology,…

gammaCore – Non-invasive Pain Relief for Cluster Attack and Migraine Sufferers

1.What is it? gammaCore and the updated gammaCore Sapphire are hand-held devices designed to use non-invasive electrical stimulation to assist in the relief of acute pain associated with episodic cluster headaches and migraines. ¹ Both versions of the device – FDA approved 2.Why is it important? Migraines affect approximately 3,000 people in every 1,000,000 of…

Intelligent Medical Oxygen Delivery IMOD

1.What is it? The only current responsive oxygen therapy device with precise, intelligent flow control using the new Binary Actuation Technology (BAT). 2. Why is it important? 31% patients do not remain within intended range of saturation when on emergency oxygen.¹ This leads do 2,000 – 4, 000 unnecessary deaths in the UK from inadequate…