Small but Mighty: Sensors and Pumps Ensure Patient Safety -- COMPAMED Trade Fair

Small but Mighty: Sensors and Pumps Ensure Patient Safety

08/01/2016

Image: Insulin pump hanging at a woman's hip; Copyright: panthermedia.net/photographee.eu

Insulin pumps automatically release a dose into the body. Beforehand the dose will be set by doctor and patient; © panthermedia.net/photographee.eu

Patients manage their own medication dispensing

Image: HeartMate III; Copyright: Thoratec

The HeartMate III is only three to five centimeters and can be minimally invasive implanted; © Thoratec

Miniaturized ventricular assist device implants are gentle on patients

Devices are more accurate and more reliable than human beings

Image: Lorraine Dindas; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Frommann