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Medikabazaar Kick-starts an innovative ecosystem for medical devices startups 0

Medikabazaar Kick-starts an innovative ecosystem for medical devices startups

The ‘Golden Age’ for Medical devices start-ups in India has well and truly arrived, and India is witnessing its age-old talent for entrepreneurship being unleashed like never before. The startup segment in Medicall device industry strengthens, fortifies and drives the growth of the sector which presently is heavily dependent on import curbs. However, there is still a gap between the innovation and the communication within the start-up ecosystem. To bridge that gap, Medikabazaar, B2B online marketplace...

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What is a dialysis machine and how does it work?

A dialysis machine is used in the hemodialysis procedure. Hemodialysis is done when the kidneys stop functioning and cannot perform their primary duty of removing urea and specific salts from the body. Which is why during the procedure, the machine performs these specific functions of the kidneys. The device mixes and tracks dialysate, a liquid that is used to discard waste materials from the blood. The fluid also helps in normalizing the electrolyte and...

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Understanding dialysis and how a dialyzer works

Dialysis is a medical procedure which is conducted when a person has chronic kidney failure. Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis procedures replicate some of the essential functions of the kidneys. These include the removal of waste products like various toxins, surplus salt and other impure liquids from the body. One of the key components of a dialysis procedure is a dialyzer. It is an artificial filter which consists of fine fibers. The fibers are hollow...

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Surgical Gloves: Market trends in India

Surgical gloves are an essential component in medical procedures. It helps in preventing cross-contamination of infections and diseases between doctors and patients. This medical device is made of different types of polymers, such as latex, nitrile rubber, neoprene, and polyvinyl chloride. They are also available in powdered and unpowered form. The powdered ones come with cornstarch which lubricates the gloves and makes it easier for the user to slide their hands inside. There are...

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IV sets: Usage and a brief history of IV fluid therapy

Medical establishments use Intravenous (IV) sets to administer fluid therapy and to provide medicines and blood products such as platelets. This procedure is called infusion therapy. IV sets use a process called gravity infusion to conduct the above procedures. Nowadays, the use of IV sets is seen as a standard routine in hospitals. However, before 1830 the advantages of intravenous fluid therapy weren’t known. A Scottish doctor by the name of Dr. Thomas Latta...

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X-Ray: A complete checklist of products and their uses

A doctor with a patient’s x-ray film   An X-ray procedure is an imaging test that allows doctors to see inside the human body without making incisions. This process helps to detect, diagnose, and treat, various medical problems. Different categories of X-rays are used for various medical purposes. For example, a patient might have to get a mammogram X-ray for breast examination, while the doctor can instruct patients to get an X-ray done with...

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Essential equipment for operation theatres in hospitals

One of the core functions of any medical establishment is to conduct surgical operations. The reputation of any hospital is often judged by the number of successful operations performed by its doctors. However, hospitals must have appropriate operation theatre equipment at their disposal to ensure that all surgical procedures are conducted safely. Essential equipment for operation theatres in hospitals Here are some must-have medical devices for operation theatres: Operation theatre light: Surgical lighting is...

Fetal Doppler: How to use the device and its benefits 0

Fetal Doppler: How to use the device and its benefits

Fetal Doppler: How to use the device and its benefits Fetal Doppler is an at-home medical device which is used to hear a child’s heartbeat during the pre-natal stage. It has a probe which is moved over the pregnant woman’s stomach and the heartbeat of the baby can be heard through headphones connected to the device. Some models of the battery-powered appliance come with LCD screens which show the heart rate. The equipment’s technology...

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Types of catheters, its uses and complications

Types of catheters, its uses and complications Catheters are slim and flexible tubes which transport fluids in and out of the human body. There are two types of catheters, urinary and intravenous (IV). Both serve distinct purposes and have their own set of complications. Let’s take an in-depth look at each of them. Urinary catheters: If anyone has problems urinating or can’t control while urinating, this device is placed in the bladder to make...

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OMRON Products Now Available On Medikabazaar!

Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, Omron is a leading manufacturer in user-friendly health monitoring medical devices. Their products make the task of tracking one’s health convenient as it enables the patient to monitor his vitals from the comfort of their homes. The company was initially created by Japanese businessman Kazuma Tateishi in 1933. It was named Tateishi Electric Manufacturing Company and was established in 1948. The organization was named Omoro, as it was created in...