Portable medical devices have revolutionized the way in which physicians monitor and determine a patient’s health. Smart glucose monitoring devices are being used to measure the glucose levels in a patient’s blood on the go. These smart devices can be connected to a Smartphone in order to monitor sugar levels and take necessary actions quickly. In addition, latest automated insulin pumps have been developed to continuously monitor glucose levels and adjust insulin levels with no or little input from the user.
A rising number of people with lower-limb disorders are bolstering the need or mobility aid and assistive medical devices across the world. The growing morbidity and health burden of complications such as cerebral embolisms and spinal cord injuries are driving the demand for the medical exoskeleton. Advanced exoskeletons are being developed to enable people with paraplegia, amputees, and stroke and spinal cord injury sufferers to get back on their feet sooner. Such advancements in instrumentation and video imaging are allowing physicians to renovate several procedures in various surgical specialties starting from open to endoscopic surgeries.
This edition of MedTech Outlook features companies such as KitoTech Medical, a Seattle-based medical device company that has developed microMend, a unique wound closure device that provides safe, secure, and very rapid skin closure for a variety of incisions. MedTech Outlook’s editorial board has assessed and shortlisted some of the most prominent organizations in the industry that solve challenges by implementing the current technological trends in the space. Through this special edition, we present to you “Top 10 MedTech Devices Startups - 2019.”