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Caption Health raises $35m for ultrasound technology commercialisation
Medical artificial intelligence (AI) company Caption Health has raised $35m in a Series B financing round to develop and commercialise its Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared, AI-guided ultrasound technology.
Terumo expands oncology offerings with Quirem Medical acquisition
Japanese medtech company Terumo has completed the acquisition of Dutch healthcare startup Quirem Medical, making it a wholly owned subsidiary of the company.
Innovation For Surgical Education
Until now, there were no objective methods to evaluate the quality of the practice of vessel anastomosis (vascular suture) for cardiac surgeons, vascular surgeons, and surgical trainees.
Inscopix to collaborate with Bruker for MIRA platform
Inscopix and Bruker have announced a collaboration for the former’s new multimodal image registration and analysis (MIRA) platform.
Perspectum Diagnostics: the biggest start-up you’ve never heard of
Perspectum Diagnostics is the UK’s fastest growing medtech company and the University of Oxford’s biggest spinout in the past ten years, but until now it has kept a relatively low public profile. Using its medical imaging expertise, the company is now focusing its efforts on a clinical trial to assess the long-term impact of Covid-19 on the body’s internal organs. Chloe Kent speaks to Perspectum CEO Dr Rajarshi Banerjee to find out more.
inHEART raises fresh funds to expand treatments for cardiac arrhythmia
France-based inHEART has secured additional funding to support the development of artificial intelligence (AI), medical imaging and numerical simulations of cardiac arrhythmias.
Study finds MRI scan for heart disease could detect aggressive cancers
A study conducted by scientists from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London, UK, has suggested that an MRI scan used for heart disease could also detect aggressive cancers in children.
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