Navigation Links
OptiScan Biomedical Presents Study Results Demonstrating OptiScanner's Excellent Glucose Monitoring Accuracy in Critically Ill ICU Patients
Date:3/21/2012

BRUSSELS, March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OptiScan Biomedical Corporation, a developer of innovative continuous glucose monitoring systems for use in intensive care units (ICU), announced positive clinical study data for the OptiScanner™, the company's first-of-its-kind automated, bedside glucose monitoring system. Study results demonstrated excellent clinical accuracy for the OptiScanner in monitoring the blood glucose levels of critically ill patients in severely ill ICU patients. Findings were presented at the 32nd International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) being held this week in Brussels, Belgium.

Data presented from the MANAGE Study (Manual vs. Automated moNitoring Accuracy of GlucosE) included results from a total of 63 critically ill medical and surgical ICU patients. Using Clarke Error Grid (CEG) analysis, 94.2 percent of the OptiScanner patient test results appeared in the grid's A zone with the remaining 5.8 percent falling in the B zone. CEG is considered the gold standard for assessing the accuracy of glucose measurement devices, with the grid's zone A representing results that are the most clinically accurate and results in zone B considered clinically acceptable. CEG zones C, D and E are considered inaccurate and not suitable for guiding insulin dosing.  CEG results for this study, which was conducted at the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, were achieved using the Yellow Springs Instruments Blood Glucose Analyzer (YSI), a laboratory blood glucose instrument, as reference. 

The patients' extreme severity of illness was indicated by a number of clinical measures including: 

  • High mortality rates (> 16 percent in the ICU and > 21 percent in hospital)
  • Lengthy average stay in ICU (9.2 days average) and in hospital (24 days average)
  • Need for significant therapies (nearly 92 percent required mechanical ventil
    '/>"/>

  • SOURCE OptiScan Biomedical Corporation
    Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related medicine technology :

    1. Biospace Lab and the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging at University College London to Collaborate on Development of Novel Real-Time in Vivo Optical Imaging Technologies
    2. What Recession? How Biomedical Device Companies Thrived in a Bad Economy
    3. Crux Biomedicals IVC Filter Receives CE Mark Approval
    4. HealthTech Capital Leads Series A2 With Over $300,000 Investment in Cadence Biomedical
    5. Survey of Biomedical Industry CEOs Finds Lack of Investment and Regulatory Environment Threaten Future Growth and Innovation
    6. Pepex Biomedical Signs Seven Year Deal to Manufacture "Trio™"
    7. Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Expands Distribution of My5-FU in Europe
    8. Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research Issues Call for Nominations
    9. U.S. Biomedical Leaders Present Leaders on Capitol Hill with New National Strategy for Innovation
    10. Saladax Biomedical, Inc. Names Edward Chu, M.D., Chair of the Companys Scientific Advisory Board
    11. FDA Commissioner Outlines Steps to Spur Biomedical Innovation, Improve Health of Americans
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:1/15/2014)...  Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6k27gw/dental ) has announced the ... Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) ... in order to treat dental impairments, for tooth restoration ...
    (Date:1/15/2014)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Jan. 15, 2014 ... and Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN ) announced ... to jointly discover and validate new therapeutic targets ... (IBD), a chronic disorder that affects millions worldwide. ...
    (Date:1/15/2014)... 2014  In an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" ... transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by ... time. In order to prevent EMS paramedics and ... West Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 2Dental Consumables Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2018 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 3Mass. General, Broad Institute and Amgen Will Work to Discover New Drugs for Inflammatory Bowel Disease 4Superbugs No Longer Ride In Rescue Vehicles 2
    ... 19, 2011 Southern Home Medical Equipment, Inc. ... healthcare professionals and equipment to medical institutions, announced ... for specialized solutions for respiratory therapy illnesses, Southern ...  The program provides specialized treatment for Sleep Apnea, ...
    ... Awarepoint Corporation , the leading provider of ... today announced it has acquired Patient Care ... unites Awarepoint,s unmatched ZigBee based technology platform with ... the industry,s leading all-inclusive enterprise-wide RTLS solution. PCTS ...
    Cached Medicine Technology:Southern Home Medical Equipment Launches Respi-Care Respiratory Therapy Program 2Southern Home Medical Equipment Launches Respi-Care Respiratory Therapy Program 3Awarepoint Corporation Announces Acquisition of PCTS 2Awarepoint Corporation Announces Acquisition of PCTS 3Awarepoint Corporation Announces Acquisition of PCTS 4
    (Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014 EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit ... issues, published a comprehensive review today examining the current ... virus. The review calls for improved global surveillance strategies ... the recent outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that ... countries of Guinea and Liberia. According to the ...
    (Date:4/17/2014)... time online has the potential to ward off depression ... to research published online in The Journals ... . In the article " Internet Use and ... A Longitudinal Analysis ," the authors report that Internet ... 33 percent among their study sample. , Late-life ...
    (Date:4/17/2014)... 2014) Population Council scientists and their partners have found ... can prevent the transmission of multiple sexually transmitted infections ... HIV, herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2), and human papillomavirus ... that the gel is effective against multiple strains of ... vagina against all three viruses of at least eight ...
    (Date:4/17/2014)... Meaningful long-term survival is possible for selected patients ... treated with cytoreductive surgery with Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy, ... physicians at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. , ... experience with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC, said lead ... 20 years, worth of patient data shows that ...
    (Date:4/17/2014)... world is less than 40 years away from a ... and governments, according to a top scientist at the ... in human history, food production will be limited on ... and energy," said Dr. Fred Davies, senior science advisor ... could become as politically destabilizing by 2050 as energy ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 2Health News:Re-emergence of Ebola focuses need for global surveillance strategies 3Health News:Internet use may cut retirees' depression 2Health News:Animal study provides first evidence that gel can prevent multiple virus transmission in vagina/rectum 2Health News:20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer 2Health News:Food shortages could be most critical world issue by mid-century 2
    ... study published in the July issue of the Journal ... for substance abuse and mental health in primary care ... This may be a missed opportunity to help people ... fraction of whom currently receive treatment. ,Lead author ...
    ... neuroscientist reports that the cutting-edge research study of human ... on several fronts particularly how the transplanted ... ,Paul R. Sanberg, DSc, PhD, Distinguished Professor of ... Brain Repair at USF Health, wrote the commentary Neural ...
    ... variant ,A group of research scientist from ... discovered a gene variant which augments the possibility of ... DOI 10.1002/hep.21847). Probably one on ten Europeans has this ... developing a gallstone in their life time goes up ...
    ... increased from 13 percent to 32 percent between the ... Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for ... increased at an average rate of 0.30.8 percentage points ... , Some minority and low socioeconomic status ...
    ... selective of its reaction to a particular variety of sugar ... to Biology textbooks neutrophils are regarded as mindless killers. White ... are the policeman guarding our internal body. They protect our ... fungi by spotting and wiping out any intruder that invades ...
    ... Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have identified a long-sought "master switch" in ... of adipose tissue that generates heat and counters obesity caused ... PhD, suggests in the July issue of Cell Metabolism that ... new strategy for treating overweight and obesity. The investigators said ...
    Cached Medicine News:Health News:Screening for Behavioral Health 2Health News:Stem Cells Research in Parkinsons Disease 2Health News:Gallstone Gene Discovered by Research Team 2Health News:U.S Shows Increased Obesity Rate 2Health News:WBC Selective About Sugar 2Health News:Scientists Identified Obesity Control Switch 2
    CleanBox DNA workstation with two 254nm UV lambs & 12-hr timer, 90cm (36-inch)width, single door, 115V (w/crating)...
    ... for low to medium throughput reading of entire ... one to three racks and reads in approximately ... exported via text files and a list of ... with other programs. System includes a USB HP ...
    ... Stainless steel workbench top ... is adjustable from 25"-34". Available ... configurations. Accessories include shelves, drawers, ... Terra is an expert in ...
    ... frames ensure cleanroom compatibility ... and chemical resistance. These ... user-friendly pnuematic controls for ... footring standard. Five leg ...
    Medicine Products: