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Health Technology Exemplars 2016

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

 
The Primesight Scope is a non lumen cystoscope ‘offering Urologists high performance fibreoptic and digital endoscopic imaging’.
Samantha Murray
 

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

 
3M Tegaderm CHG IV securement dressing (Tegaderm CHG) is a sterile transparent semipermeable polyurethane adhesive dressing with an integrated gel pad containing a 2% concentration by weight of chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG).
Tracey Gauci
 
BIOPATCH © , a chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG)  impregnated sponge dressing for central venous catheters.
Tracey Gauci
 
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI) is a transformational technology that enables replacement of degenerated heart valves via minimally invasive approaches without the need to perform open heart surgery.
Dave Smith  |  Alex Chase  |  Anwen Jenkins
 
A novel magnetic resonance (MR) technique called fineSA®, developed by Welsh company Acuitas Medical Ltd, provides high resolution  structural information on trabecular bone. This new software is being used to calculate the strength of spinal bones occupied by cancer (metastasis) with the aim of calculating the risk of spinal fracture.
Iona Collins
 
Femtosecond laser for laser assisted cataract surgery
Mr Vinod Kumar
 

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

 
Using patient communications software to implement a system for requesting and recording patients' preferred language choice for hospital appointment reminders throughout North Wales.
Richard Westwood
 

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

 
To utilise a new, low cost, consumer 3D technology (‘WoundCare’) to enable accurate measurement, consistent image capture and 3D modelling of wounds, allowing for the first time accurate trend analysis.
Dr Gurudutt Naik
 
The validation of clinical exome sequencing to replace single gene testing (by Sanger sequencing) for the ectodermal dysplasia service; the required technology is Illumina’s TruSight One panel and HiSeq 2500 sequencing system.
Sian Morgan
 
Evaluation of Illumina TruSight Cancer panel for identifying inherited gene deletions and duplications.
Matthew Lyon
 
To demonstrate the use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for the genetic analysis of solid tumour samples from cancer patients within the Welsh population
Helen Roberts
 
Work with Qiagen to validate and adopt a working automated system, leading to the automated extraction of cell free DNA from blood
Hazel Ingram
 

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