Cincinnati Children’s surgeon helps develop lifesaving technology

Dr. Victor Garcia, a pediatric surgeon who founded the Trauma Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, has partnered with researchers in Israel to develop software that can predict when an intensive care patient’s blood pressure will become dangerously low.

Failure to keep blood flowing to all parts of the body at the same time might lead to organ failure, which could result in death.

The software, called VitalMiner, could have lifesaving applications for children as well as adults, including wounded soldiers.

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Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Journal.

Written by  Barrett J. Brunsman.

Originally published September 4, 2018.

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