With the aim of abolishing the need for skin grafts for deep burns, the Skin Laboratory has been developing a two-stage process of the Composite Cultured Skin technology alongside the Biodegradable temporising matrix.
The surgery involves an implant being inserted into an amputee’s femur or tibia which, when integrated with the bone allows for a simple, quick, safe connection between the stump and the lower prosthesis.
Brain scanning that looks at cerebral blood flow. qSPECT (quantitative single-photon emission computed tomography) is a type of nuclear imaging test that uses a radioactive substance and a special camera, to create 3D pictures of the brain.
This wrist-worn device can help provide much better tracking and analytics of movement disorders such as Parkinson’s Disease. The device continuously collects detailed information on precise movement changes, and produces a detailed report for the Doctor and patient.
A new range of digital diagnostic products – home kits for families to test for influenza, hand held devices for Doctors to test for Flu A+B, RSV and Group A Strep, and mobile pathology kits for field workers to test for TB.
A hospital communication systems that allows nurses to contact doctors about tasks that need to be completed and rates them according to urgency. Tasks can be forwarded on to another Doctor if necessary. Completed tasks are ticked off. This replaces the antiquated system of hospital pagers.