Roy Shuvo, Ph.D.
Roy Shuvo, Ph.D.

Device Development: A Hybrid Implantable Kidney

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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Shuvo Roy, Ph.D., Professor of Bioengineering at UCSF and Technical Director of The Kidney Project, and his research partners have developed an artificial kidney constructed of semiconductor silicon wafers that remove waste and toxins from the blood and a cell therapy unit that replicates other kidney functions. Their prototype, powered entirely by blood pressure, filtered blood and created urine in a pre-clinical trial.

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Adrian Jennings
Adrian Jennings

Using RTLS To Improve Operational Efficiency

By Adrian Jennings
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In leveraging the valuable insights delivered by real-time location systems (RTLS) technology, hospitals and healthcare facilities are able to undergo the kind operational overhaul they so desperately need, boosting ROI while simultaneously allowing for better working conditions for staff as well as more focused, immediate care for patients.

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