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Physicians May Soon Say Goodbye to the Stethoscope, as Digital Devices Take Over the Job of Monitoring Patient Bodily Functions

(Dark Daily) -- Is technology poised to render the iconic stethoscope passé? For centuries, doctors have used stethoscopes for listening to functions in different parts of the body. However, new devices now exist that employ electronic biosensors to “listen” in on those same sounds and analyze them with computer algorithms. The devices then deliver assessments [...]

2015-05-25T14:12:40+00:00 May 22nd, 2015|

Surgeons may use AGIS to rule-out POI with over 80% certainty

The AbStats Acoustic Gastro-Intestinal Surveillance (AGIS) biosensor can predict with over 80% certainty whether a patient will develop postoperative ileus, according to results of a clinical study presented in a plenary session of Digestive Disease Week 2015 (DDW). In a multicenter study, AbStats co-investigator Dr. Marc Kaneshiro and his team at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in [...]

2015-05-19T19:19:47+00:00 May 19th, 2015|

AGA 2015 Spring Postgraduate Course hears about digital future of GI health

The co-inventor of AbStats, Dr. Brennan Spiegel, will speak in the American Gastroenterological Association 2015 Spring Postgraduate Course — the largest GI educational event in the world with over 3000 attendees. Dr. Spiegel is invited to speak in the main plenary session on quality improvement in gastroenterology, and will also present on "Digital Health for [...]

2015-05-02T20:38:24+00:00 April 29th, 2015|

AbStats to feature at annual Digestive Disease Week event

Dr. Brennan Spiegel and AbStats co-investigator, Dr. Marc Kaneshiro, were selected to present in the Distinguished Abstract Plenary Session at the annual Digestive Disease Week in Washington DC this May. The largest international gathering of GI physicians and surgeons, DDW brings together the world's GI research community. Among the thousands of abstracts presented at the [...]

2015-05-02T20:39:04+00:00 April 29th, 2015|

The Internet of Everything

(UCLA Magazine) — A look at how the “Internet of Everything” is being embraced by medical researchers at UCLA, including the team behind AbStats.

2015-11-14T23:51:21+00:00 January 15th, 2015|

AbStats listens to gut sounds so you don’t have to

(medGadget) -- Post-operative ileus (POI) is defined as “the absence of intestinal peristalsis without mechanical obstruction”. It is a serious condition that can make recovery from surgery a challenge. Now a new device developed at UCLA that autonomously listens to gut sounds to evaluate how things are moving down there has been shown to be [...]

2015-05-02T16:06:46+00:00 August 14th, 2014|