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Abbott broadens product offerings in coagulation

Abbott announced that the Sekisui CP3000 coagulation system, a fully automated analyzer that tests bleeding and clotting function in blood, is now available in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Abbott is the exclusive global distributor of the CP3000 coagulation system in the U.S.1,2, Europe and other countries that recognize CE Mark and has non-exclusive distribution rights with Sekisui in China, Hong Kong, Japan and Macau. “The launch of the CP3000 coagulation system is an important milestone in our…

Philips introduces new digital solutions and services to advance pathology

Royal Philips recently announced upcoming additions to its portfolio of pathology solutions as part of its presence at the 2017 United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting. Pathology plays a critical role in the detection and diagnosis of a wide variety of diseases, including cancer. Increasing cancer incidence, an aging population and efforts to improve patient outcomes have put cancer diagnostics and pathology services under considerable pressure. Digitization of the tissue slide that the pathologist normally views…

New Merivaara Q-Flow surgical light aims to reduce risk of hospital infections

Merivaara Corp., a Finnish provider of hospital furniture and operating room systems, is launching a new surgical light, Merivaara Q-Flow™. Q-Flow surgical light improves the working environment in operating rooms as well as offers a new way to reduce the risk of infections. Designed and manufactured in Finland, Q-Flow was developed to fulfil the needs of the modern surgical team. It offers improvements on many standard features in the industry as well as radical innovations. “I believe this is one…

Tosoh and DiaSys join forces to offer high quality solution for laboratory testing

Tosoh and DiaSys recently announced a collaboration for clinical laboratory testing with the combination of Tosoh's new generation analysers (AIA-CL1200 for immunoassay and G11 for HbA1c) and DiaSys' BioMajesty® JCA-BM6010/C. Instruments are linked through Evoline and Evoline Manager, Tosoh's open laboratory automation and middleware solution. The c o l l a b o r a t i o n t a k e s p l a c e t o a d d re s s c u r…

Kidney surgery using 3D printing performed first time in MENA

Doctors at Dubai Hospital performed a kidney surgery using 3D technology, making the hospital the first in the MENA region to use this technology for kidney surgery. Dr Yaser Al Saeedi, Consultant Urologist at Dubai Hospital and main surgeon for this surgery performed the procedure on a 42-year-old Palestinian expatriate who had a tumour in her kidney. She visited Dubai Hospital for a second opinion after other healthcare providers told her that she would have to undergo radical surgery to…