Navigation Links
Study Demonstrates Glysure System's Ability to Accurately Measure Blood Glucose Levels in the ICU
Date:8/28/2013

OXFORD, England, August 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

GlySure Limited, developer of in-hospital continuous blood glucose monitoring (CBGM) systems, today announced that a study demonstrating the effectiveness of its technology in continuously measuring blood glucose levels in post-surgical cardiac surgery patients will be presented at the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) Congress being held this week in Durban, South Africa.

For the study, Use of an intravascular continuous blood glucose sensor during post operative ICU care of cardiac surgery patients, researchers used the GlySure CBGM system to measure blood glucose concentrations in 24 post cardiac surgery ICU patients continuously and in real-time. Blood samples were taken at regular intervals and the glucose concentrations measured. At the time of sampling, the GlySure monitor was time stamped to allow subsequent statistical analysis between the continuous GlySure sensor and the intermittent glucose values.

The researchers found glucose concentrations measured by the GlySure system correlated with the concentrations measured in the blood draws. They concluded the system can dramatically reduce the need for frequent intermittent sampling and offers the potential for early identification of hypoglycemic and hyperglycaemic excursions.

"We are excited by these results," said Principal Investigator Dr. Krishna Prasad. "A device like this would be extremely valuable in managing these kinds of patients in the ICU. The system is also easy to set up and use, which are key requirements in critical care."

GlySure recently commenced a multi-center CE Trial on cardiac surgery patients, which the company expects to complete this fall.

About GlySure:

GlySure has developed a continuous intravascular glucose monitoring system using a proprietary optical fluorescence sensor to meet the $2B+ worldwide demand for implementation of Tight Glycemic Control (TGC) in the hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  The company has demonstrated through ICU testing highly accurate sensors which can provide continuous glucose readings throughout the length of a patient's stay in the ICU.  GlySure was founded in 2006, it is based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England and it has 30 employees. The company's products are not approved for use in the U.S. or Europe. http://www.glysure.com

Company Contact: Chris Jones, CEO, GlySure. Tel: +44(0)1235-462-870. cjones@glysure.com.
Media Contact: Kara Della Vecchia, KDV Communications, Inc. Tel: +1-508-314-3127. kara@kdvcommunications.com



'/>"/>
SOURCE GlySure Limited
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Rigels R343 Did Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Asthma Study
2. New Study Explores Medical Affairs Capabilities in Mature and High-Growth Markets
3. Study of Mechanism of Action of Ibrutinib in Mantle Cell Lymphoma Published in Blood - Journal of the American Society of Hematology
4. Final Patient Completes Prosonix Phase 2 Clinical Study with PSX1002 in Moderate to Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
5. Boehringer Ingelheim Announces Agreement to Study Real-World Use of Oral Anticoagulants
6. Celsion Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results and Provides HEAT Study Update
7. Isis Pharmaceuticals Reports Data From a Phase 2 Study of Isis-CRP Rx in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
8. GW Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of MS Spasticity Study Confirming Sativex Has No Long-Term Negative Effect on Cognition
9. Astellas Confirms Interim Analysis in PREVAIL Study of XTANDI will Occur within Calendar Year 2013
10. Physicians Expect More Out of Tablet-Toting Pharmaceutical Sales Reps, Study Finds
11. Nektar Completes Enrollment in Phase 3 BEACON Study of Etirinotecan Pegol in Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... India , June 24, 2016 ... Needles Market by Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety Pen ... Therapy (Insulin, GLP-1, Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase (Retail, ... by MarketsandMarkets, This report studies the market for the ... expected to reach USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016  Arkis BioSciences, a ... invasive and more durable cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today ... The Series-A funding is led by Innova Memphis, ... and other private investors.  Arkis, new financing will ... and the market release of its in-licensed Endexo® ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Any dentist who has made an implant ... process. Many of them do not even offer this as ... high laboratory costs involved. And those who ARE able to ... a high cost that the majority of today,s patients would ... Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions Inc. and inventor ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the ... AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in ... topics including advance care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due to a possible lice infestation, as reported by ... lice: the parasite’s ability to live away from a human host, and to infest common ... the event that lice have simply gotten out of control. , As lice are a ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First ... United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell ... facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin ... injury. Recently, he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his ... of the first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits ... terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps ... slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):