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Aparato para prevenir hernias paraestomales en pacientes ostomizados

Resumen

Tipo:
Oferta Tecnológica
Referencia:
TOES20161128001
Publicado:
28/12/2016
Caducidad:
28/12/2017
Resumen:
Un instituto de investigación de un hospital español ha desarrollado una solución para prevenir hernias paraestomales en pacientes ostomizados. Esta solución innovadora consiste en dos piezas fáciles de usar por el paciente: una base y un cinturón fácil de poner y quitar. La idea original procede de un usuario final, de manera que tanto el problema como la necesidad han sido validados por este usuario. Los criterios de innovación y utilidad de la tecnología también han sido validados en la industria. El instituto busca empresas especializadas en equipos médicos con el fin de establecer acuerdos de licencia.

Details

Tittle:
Appliance for preventing parastomal hernias in ostomy patients.
Summary:
The research Institute of a Spanish hospital has developed a solution aimed at preventing parastomal hernias in ostomy patients. The innovative solution consists of two pieces easy to use by the patient. The research Institute is looking for medical equipment companies for license agreement.
Description:
Stoma is an opening on the surface of the abdomen which has been surgically created to divert the flow of faeces or urine.

People who have had stoma surgery - sometimes known as ´ostomates´ or ´ostomists´ - are more common than people might think. It is estimated that more than 2.5 million people live with a stoma. In Spain alone, there are 70.000 ostomy patients and probably 35.000 ostomy patients could suffer a parastomal hernia. Parastomal hernia is the most frequent complication following the construction of a colostomy or an ileostomy, occurring in up to 50 percent of patients.

With such a high incidence, there is not in the market a preventing system easy to used and at a low cost.

The research institute of a spanish Hospital, belonging to the National Health System, taking into consideration a prior homemade appliance developed by an ostomy patient from the hospita, has developed an innovative solution aimed at preventing parastomal hernias in ostomy patients.

The appliance consists of two pieces. On one hand, an ostomy base for preventing the stoma and the periestomal zone in order to allocate the appliance properly. On the other hand, a fix belt easy to put on and take off.

The research group is looking for companies working on medical devices or medical instrument. The partner could be a manufacturer or supplir willing to licensees the appliance.
Advantages and Innovations:
The original idea comes from an end user of the potential solution, so that the problem and need is validated by the end user.

Furthermore, the novelty and the utility of the appliance have already been validated by the industry.
Stage of Development:
Under development/lab tested
IPs:
Patent(s) applied for but not yet granted
CommeR Statunts Regarding IPR Status:
A Spanish patent has already been filed before the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office. A PCT patent is pending to be filed before the end of the priority date

Partner sought

Type and Role of Partner Sought:
The partner could be a manufacturer or supplir working on medical devices or medical instrument.

The role of the partner will be to licensees and commercialices the devices.

Client

Type and Size of Client:
R&D Institution
Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation:
No
Languages Spoken:
English
Spanish

Keywords

Technology Keywords:
06001021 Productos de un único uso y bienes de consumo