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The anaesthesia team at Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah utilized a Total Intravenous Anaesthesia Technique to aid monitoring of the Spinal Cord

Dr Sherief Elsayed, Co n su l tan t S pi n al Surgeon, the team were the first in the UAE to use a patient specific 3D printed model of the Spine in order to aid accuracy. Al Zahra Hospital Sharjah also utilized Medtronic's O-Arm, delivered to the hospital for the first time and amongst only a few centers in the whole of the GCC. The patient was a 16 year old female with a 60 degree Adolescent Idiopathic…

GoBe2: The 1st in the world smart brand that tracks calorie intake and hydration

GoBe 2 is a smart band uses a unique patented FLOW technology to track your calorie intake, body hydration, sleep, and stress level as well as pulse, steps, and distance. FLOW Technology uses information from three sensors: accelerometer, impedance sensor, piezo sensor, to deliver comprehensive insights on your calories intake and burned. When a person eats or drinks something it makes its way through the natural digestion process and reaches the intestines, where enzymes break down food. The duration of…

Mubadala partners with Nirvana Travel to support Abu Dhabi Vision 2030

Mubadala Investment Company, through its healthcare arm, signed a memorandum of understanding, MOU, with Nirvana Travel and Tourism to formalize their intention to collaborate on projects that will support the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 objective of establishing the emirate as a leading medical tourism destination. Areas of collaboration will focus on potential visitors from the GCC, the MENA region, Russia, China and India, and will include creating attractive and all-inclusive medical tourism packages, as well as exploring joint marketing and…

UAE paramedics to be trained in emergency ultrasound procedures

UAE paramedics to be trained in emergency ultrasound procedures. Paramedics will soon be trained to carry out ultrasounds in emergency cases and relay the results electronically back to the hospital to save time in diagnosis, it was announced recently. This was just one of the revelations made at a press conference to announce the World Academic Emergency Medicine Congress (WAEMC), which will be held in Dubai for the first time on October 20-24. Around 2,000 participants are expected to take…

Expo 2020 Dubai to highlight healthcare innovations such as VR and robotics

Expo 2020 Dubai will organize a series of 9 medical conferences and specialized events during the six- month-long event. The events – which will be held at the co-located Dubai Exhibition Centre – will focus on high-tech healthcare innovations including virtual reality, robotics, paediatric, or thopaedic and surger y technology, as well as 3D printing and wearable health-tech. The conferences will be organised by the Dubai- based Medetarian Conference Organizing MCO, which will lease a cumulative 160,000 sq m of…