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Glow Bright
Small, fluorescent surgical disposables (i.e. needles, sutures, and trocars) have been invented by UT Health SA that fluoresce to aid in visualization of the item. This functionality can be used in the event that the items are lost or unaccounted for during or after a surgical procedure. Background:Losing an instrument during surgery is a rare but...
Published: 9/20/2018   |   Inventor(s): Kinley Beck, Jeong-Hyeon Sohn, Petar Yanev, Joshua Iltis
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Opthamology, Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Surgical Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Neurology
Antipsychotic Drugs to Reduce the Abuse Liability of Opioids
This invention is a novel use of “atypical” antipsychotic drugs in combination with opioids to reduce the abuse potential of the opioid pain medication. The abuse potential is reduced by inhibiting the stimulation of the reward center in the brain.Background:The global pain market is estimated to reach $21.6 billion USD in 2022 and an e...
Published: 8/14/2018   |   Inventor(s): Daniel Lodge, Alan Frazer
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Neurology, Clinical Specialty > Pain Management, Therapeutics > Analgesics
Intravenous Tramadol for Treatment of anti-NMDA Encephalitis
The invention is a combinatorial therapy used to enhance the efficacy of plasma exchange (PLEX) in treating patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis. This treatment regimen would treat both the psychiatric and immunological manifestations of this disorder and substantially lower the patients’ recovery periods. Background:Anti-NMDAR encephalitis ...
Published: 4/20/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ali Seifi
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Category(s): Therapeutics > Small Molecule, Clinical Specialty > Neurology, Clinical Specialty > Oncology, Clinical Specialty > Immunology