Is a portable screening device that uses Near-Infrared (NIR) technology to screen patients for intracranial bleeding, identifying those who would most benefit from immediate referral to a CT scan and neurosurgical intervention.
- Emergency Rooms
- Intensive Care Units
- Field Hospitals
- Sports Medicine
- Ambulance Services
- Remote Locations
InfraScan, Inc. is a medical device company that focuses on developing, commercializing, and distributing hand-held diagnostic devices for head injury and stroke assessment based on near infrared (NIR) technology. The Infrascanner enables clinicians to detect effectively, conveniently, and accurately intracranial bleeding in patients with head trauma.
Intracranial hematomas are an important treatable cause of secondary brain injury in patients with head trauma. Recent statistics from Iraq shows that 30% of all wounded in action have head injuries; of them 40% have brain hematomas. Dr. Britton Chance (University of Pennsylvania) and Dr. Claudia Robertson (Baylor College of Medicine) invented a NIR system for detection of brain Hematomas and tested it successfully in 305 patients in Baylor. Read More