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Now, a 'Veebot' Draws Your Blood and Inserts IVs; Process Takes Less Than a Minute

by Shirley Johanna on  April 21, 2015 at 7:27 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
Veebot claims that its robotic phlebotomist can draw blood and insert IVs automatically by combining robotics with image-analysis software.

An infrared light illuminates the inner arm and a camera picks out the location of the veins.
Now, a 'Veebot' Draws Your Blood and Inserts IVs; Process Takes Less Than a Minute
Now, a 'Veebot' Draws Your Blood and Inserts IVs; Process Takes Less Than a Minute
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An ultrasound confirms the sufficient blood flow in the chosen vein to draw blood. Finally, the robotic arm moves the needle and inserts in the chosen vein.

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The whole process takes about a minute, veebot correctly identifies the best vein to draw blood like a human phlebotomists, with 83 percent accuracy.

Recently, the latest model of veebot has been updated, which looks slicker than previous version and performs even better.





Source: Medindia
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