A unique haemodynamic (blood flow) monitoring system which will help to minimise the risk of complications during cardiovascular surgery is being developed by Leeds-based medical devices company, Medics Research Ltd.
Described as “the most significant breakthrough in measuring key cardiovascular parameters in over 30 years”, the HeartSmart® technology was presented to investors attending the White Rose BioScience Forum in York today (03 November).
Limitations and risks attaching to existing monitoring technologies mean that the majority of heart surgery patients are monitored for blood pressure only and not for other key cardiovascular variables, such as cardiac output, which provides vital information about the delivery of oxygen to the patient’s tissues and organs.
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