Friday, February 28, 2020
Breaking Medical Device Industry News


ICUS Reports More Doctors Are Turning to Radiation-free CEUS Scans for Imaging Children

“The benefits of CEUS for imaging children are being quickly recognized,” according to Dr. Kassa Darge, chair of the Department of Radiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Founder of the Center of Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU) at CHOP. Dr. Darge also is a member of the board of directors of ICUS.

Gunshot Injuries Have Long-term Medical Consequences

They found that patients who had gunshot injuries to the chest or abdomen were more likely to be readmitted to the hospital.  

Quadriplegics May Benefit from Over-the-Skin Electrical Stimulation

Approximately 5.4 million people are living with paralysis in the United States, with stroke and spinal cord injury the two leading causes.

Revolutionary Lung Cancer Robot Is Unveiled

A revolutionary robot can now detect lung cancer at an early stage allowing for more-accurate diagnosis, changing the prognosis...

ACS NSQIP® Recognizes 88 Participating Hospitals

Recognized hospitals are deemed “Meritorious” for their composite quality scores in eight surgical care outcome areas.

New Unpublished Clinical Trial Results Announced at VIVA19

Five late-breaking trials.

Diane Diamantis of Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Nonprofit Wins “Rising Star” Award in International .ORG Impact Awards

The .ORG Impact Awards is the first annual awards program recognizing .ORGs (nonprofit organizations) that are connecting communities, making a difference in the world, and leveraging the Internet for transformative change and mission achievement. The .ORG Impact Award program was created by Public Interest Registry (recently rebranded to .ORG), who operates the .ORG, .NGO and .ONG online domains.

Dr. Douglas Drachman Named Next Annual Scientific Session Vice Chair of the American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session

Drachman will serve as vice-chair for ACC.21 and ACC.22 and transition to chair for ACC.23 and ACC.24.