January 6, 2021
Sky Medical Technology Ltd today announced that Luton and Dunstable University Hospital are the first NHS hospital in the South East to deploy the innovative geko device for VTE prevention in immobile acute stroke patients...
With VTE recognized as a major contributor to COVID-19 multi-organ failure, anticoagulation is critical and drug prophylaxis is the primary intervention, especially for immobile patients on ventilators at risk of VTE in ICU. Similar increases in thrombotic risk were seen with H1N1m influenza (Swine Flu).
Jason Snibbe, MD, a fellow from the Kerlan-Jobe Institute, USC team surgeon, and an orthopedic surgeon practicing in Los Angeles, CA presented a real-world total knee replacement patient case study to an audience of over 900 orthopedic surgeons and healthcare professionals.