Telemed on Wheels

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mobile Stroke Unit
“The golden hour” is a term referring to the time-window a stroke victim has when treatment is most [MORE]

MRI Mapping of Carotid Artery Plaque to Predict Stroke

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

MRI Based on T2 Mapping
An MRI scan can determine the size of a plaque in the carotid arteries, but cannot [MORE]

“Atrial 4-D Flow CMR”

November 8, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Imaging
Besides the unsettling fear from an irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation increases a patient’s stroke risk. To gage that risk, [MORE]

Nokia’s Telemed Collaboration with Helsinki University Hospital

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

EEG via Nokia Phone
Some of you, particularly our friends in Finland, will remember that Nokia sponsored our first medical automation [MORE]

Magnetic Clot Buster

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Magnetic Particles Break Down Clot
Last week’s Tagline had a piece about blood clot retrievers. Here, we see a different approach [MORE]

Clot-Removing Devices

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stryker Trevo ProVue Retrieval System
Blood clots account for most of the 795,000 strokes each year in the United States, and [MORE]

Stem Cell Transplantation for Stroke is Effective

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

CT Scan of Stroke
The incidence of ischemic stroke, caused by a blood clot, is nearly 700,000 per year in the [MORE]

Brain Wave as a Vital Sign

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Components of ERP
Understanding what brain waves mean in terms of vital signs, as they relate to conditions such as concussion, [MORE]

“WIWE” Stroke Detector

March 15, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Combining a single-lead ECG, a pulse oximeter, and a pedometer, a Hungarian company, Sanatmetal Ltd (Eger, Hungary) has developed [MORE]

Computerized Analysis of Stroke Patients

July 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Computer Intelligence Technology
In this case, CAD means computer-assisted diagnosis (of stroke). Scientists at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University developed an [MORE]

Clot-Busting with Magnetic Nanoparticles

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Iron Oxide Core for tPA
When the USFDA first approved recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (aka, “clot buster”) in 1996, it came [MORE]

Detecting Stroke with a Smartphone

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Samsung Developing Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Imagine this: your eyeglasses have sensors that fit snug to the temples and are [MORE]

“ClotBuster” Device for Stroke

November 4, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Culp-Wilson Halo for Stroke
More than a half century ago, Swedish scientists in Uppsala and Stockholm developed the stereotactic radiosurgery technology [MORE]

Advanced Noninvasive Blood Monitor

September 2, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

EdwardscClearSight Noninvasive Blood Monitor
Edwards Lifesciences (Irvine, CA) has received FDA approval for its “Clear Sight” blood monitor—“The inflatable finger [MORE]