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Smith and Nephew to build OxVent ventilators

Smith+Nephew , the global medical technology business, today confirms that it is contracting with the UK government to build OxVent ventilators.

The OxVent ventilator results from a collaboration of scientists, clinicians and medical technology manufacturers from the University of Oxford, King’s College London and Smith...


Collaboration allows introduction of MSK AI radiology in NHS Trusts

n 2018/19, the NHS performed 43.5 million imaging tests in England; with the most common being Plain Radiography (X-ray) accounting for 22.7 million images. This high volume of diagnostic images is handled by a limited number of radiologists across the UK or outsourced; in 2018, outsourcing expenditure reached £165...


ZOLL Medical receives FDA approval for TherOx System

ZOLL Medical has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its TherOx System that delivers SuperSaturated Oxygen (SSO2) Therapy and reduces heart muscle damage in ‘widowmaker’ heart attack patients.

SSO2 Therapy provides hyperbaric levels of oxygen directly to the damaged heart muscle so...

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