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Valentina Foundation - Blood analysis device for severely ill children

Wangen, Germany

In order to quickly and reliably obtain vital information about the child's blood count during an operation, a state-of-the-art blood analysis device is urgently needed that can deliver these values within a few seconds.

Kurt Peter from Stiftung Valentina
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The PalliKJUR team at Ulm University Hospital provides intensive medical care and palliative care at home to children in the region who are seriously and terminally ill. This requires state-of-the-art equipment that can be used flexibly and has the same performance as that in the ward.

Some children - in particular the bone marrow children of Prof. Dr. Ansgar Schulz - also need fast and precise diagnostics on site.
 
An important device for the qualified assessment of vital blood values during stem cell transplantation in severely ill children is a state-of-the-art blood analysis device that allows blood analysis to be carried out on site at the transplant ward within a few seconds. Without such a device, therapy can be delayed because the blood sample first has to be taken to the laboratory.
 
Such a state-of-the-art, portable device costs € 16,600.

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