TV coverage on Pulse Therapeutics’ MED System

Pulse Therapeutics’ MED System was featured on an Australian television health report about its trials in Melbourne.

A transcript of the video:

Melbourne patients trial new technology to combat stokes. The therapy speeds up the delivery of drugs to the brain to prevent permanent damage.

Doctors have only a small window in which to give clot-busting medication.

Box Hill hospital taking part in world first trial to see if they can speed up the process. The key is this machine. Inside is a magnet that reacts to iron particles that are injected into a patient drawing medication faster and closer to the brain clot.

Getting to hospital quickly after a stroke is vital because early and effective treatment means it is less likely that a patient will suffer permanent disability.

The sooner the blood clot is removed, the sooner you have a healthy restoration of blood flow to the brain.

It’s new hope for the 60,000 Australians who suffer a stroke each year.

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