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The CardioMEMS HF System 2/17/2016

Preventing decompensation is crucial in managing heart failure, and this device effectively monitors symptoms and reduces hospitalizations.

Gastric Emptying Breath Test 12/14/2015

Elecsys Anti-HCV Immunoassay 11/16/2015

A new test employs specialized technology to detect hepatitis C earlier.

LipidPlus: A Device to Monitor Lipid Profile and Blood Glucose 6/23/2015

This system provides rapid results without the use of venipuncture.

Dexcom G4 Platinum (Pediatric) Continuous Glucose Monitoring System 5/15/2015

This device is the only continuous glucose monitor approved for patients aged 2 to 17 years.

MiniMed 530G: The First Artificial Pancreas 4/18/2014

This sensor-augmented pump monitors moment-to-moment glucose changes.

PAS Alcovisor Satellite: A New Device for Measuring Alcohol Intoxication 1/22/2014

Now you can use a personal breathalyzer to determine your blood alcohol content.

G4 Platinum Continuous Glucose Monitor 9/18/2013

The device measures blood glucose readings every 5 minutes for 7 days.

PROGENSA PCA3 Assay: A Step Forward in the Detection of Prostate Cancer 1/23/2013

There are benefits and risks associated with prostate screenings and repeat biopsies. Once a decision has been made to move forward with screenings, however, the PROGENSA PCA3 Assay is a practical choice because it helps to minimize these associated risks.

HercepTest for the Detection of HER2 Protein Overexpression in Breast and Gastric Cancers 9/20/2011

This assay helps determine whether trastuzumab treatment may be considered. 

Real-Time Hepatitis B Virus Assay 6/20/2011

The Abbott assay offers such advantages as greater sensitivity and location of gene testing, since the selected location is not easily affected by mutation or drug resistance
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