Technologies at startups identified in 2013 (through April)

Below is a list of the technologies at startup companies identified thus far in 2013 and included in the Medtech Startups Database:

  • Surgical tools for arthroscopic procedures.
  • Fractional flow reserve guidewire method to obtain FFR measurements during coronary catheterization procedures.
  • Technology to ensure accurate intraoperative placement of hip and knee implants.
  • Neurological diagnostics to measure biomarkers, regulate drug dosage, others.
  • Respiratory monitoring devices, such as a “sleep sensors” shirt to enable less invasive monitoring for apnea or other respiratory conditions.
  • Endoscopic, minimally-invasive harvesting of veins used for coronary artery bypass grafting.
  • Ophthalmology diagnostics; binocular device for eye exams.
  • Device-based treatment for respiratory disease.
  • Undisclosed ophthalmology technology.
  • Catheter-based medical devices for the treatment of cardiovascular disease
  • Extracorporeal rotary blood pump system designed to increase eligibility for the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) vascular access site for hemodialysis and to increase AVF maturation success.
  • Organ-specific stem and progenitor cells for use in research and therapeutic application, including stem cell transplants for lymphoma and leukemia.
  • Egg precursor cells for the treatment of infertility.
  • Polymer-based adhesive tissue tape for use as a surgical sealant.
  • Devices that are visible yet safe in radiofrequency and magnetic resonance fields.
  • Tissue removal device for removal of soft and hard tissue in orthopedics.
  • Laser-based detection of metastatic cancer cells.
  • Ultrasound therapeutics.
  • Detection of concussion.
  • Orthopaedic implants
  • Spine surgery implants including interspinous process spacers.
  • Technologies in ophthalmology.
  • Surgical implants including for hernia repair.
  • Stomal management solutions.
  • Ophthalmic drug delivery
  • Device for the treatment of fecal impaction.

Source: MedMarket Diligence, LLC

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