Monthly Archives: July 2014

Make Your Medical Product Ideas Come to Life: Timelines, Milestones & Reducing Risk

With your task and timeline now fundamentally constructed, you should have a grasp on what tasks lie ahead and how much money you will need to accomplish them. This is key information for an important reason. As you progress down your timeline, accomplishing the tasks that you and your team… 

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Quick Case: Pilomatric Carcinoma Presenting as Huge Scapular Swelling with Bone Destruction

By: Dr. Swapan Samanta
A 74-year-old male presented with a subcutaneous small cystic subcutaneous nodule, just medial to the right shoulder joint, measuring 2.5 cm in diameter. An attempt to excise the nodule resulted in partial removal, rupture and secondary infection, resulting in…

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Medical Negligence in India: Guest Blogger Dr. Dheeraj V. Mulchandani

A fair amount of material has been written about medical negligence in the past, and it is a topic guaranteed to continue in writing in the future. Purely from the Indian perspective (since each country has its own laws), negligence is often declared via the various forms of media. Such… 

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Telephonic Consultation: A Family Physician’s Perspective

(From a discussion held at a recent IMA meeting in Ahmedabad) Telephonic consultation is a day-to-day situation that every doctor faces in one way or another. However, most doctors remain confused on how to handle this. Problems related to telephonic consultation Calls can come anytime, anywhere; the doctor may not… 

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Instruments for Gasless Single-Incision Lift Laparoscopic Surgery: Making Laparoscopic Surgery Available to the Poor

The advent of laparoscopic surgery using small cameras in the late 1980s revolutionized general surgery, allowing operations to be viewed by more than just the operating surgeon. The new technology further improved with higher-quality miniature cameras, monitors, three-dimensional scopes, and increasing use of disposable equipment. An even further revolution came… 

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Tackling the Emerging Childhood Obesity Epidemic in India as a Pediatrician

Childhood obesity is an emerging problem in most developing countries, including India. This is due to the change in lifestyles, fueled by increasing middle class incomes, Western diets, and decreased physical activities. Most pediatricians are aware of this. However, the question is, are the parents of these children aware that… 

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New Arm Rehabilitation Device for Stroke Patients Developed

Orthometrix acquires exclusive worldwide rights from Encore Path to market the Tailwind™ Arm Rehabilitation device developed at the University of Maryland, Baltimore NAPLES, FL, JULY 8, 2014 — ORTHOMETRIX, INC. announced today that it has signed an exclusive agreement with ENCORE PATH, INC. to market, sell and service worldwide the… 

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