The Effect of Diabetes on ABI

Diabetes affected an estimated 425 million individuals worldwide in 2017 and there is a strong indication that this number will continue to rise. Amongst its many complications and adverse health effects it also greatly increases the risk of a number of Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs), including Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) [1].   The mechanisms of the detrimental…

Importance of ABI in effective compression therapy

Chronic venous disease is a fairly common vascular disorder that often goes undiagnosed by physicians and other healthcare providers until the onset of complications. Proper and timely conservative management in the form of compression therapy should be used before contemplating other, more aggressive treatments.   Chronic venous disease (CVD) affects men and women about equally…

How can compression therapy benefit wound care patients?

Chronic wounds are wounds that do not heal in a predictable amount of time like most wounds. What exactly constitutes a predictable amount of time is highly variable, since there is no clear consensus, with current medical literature stating this ranges between 4 weeks and 3 months [1]. Regardless of healing time, chronic wounds represent…

Healthy arteries for a sustainable future

How MESI is raising awareness and tackling PAD around the world for healthier societies in the future   In 2015 the world undeniably came together, probably more so than ever before. By adopting the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals, countries around the world recognised that the future is too…

MESI products and solutions were presented at 138 events in 2018

  2018, a Year of 138 Fairs and Congresses   MESI products and solutions were presented at 138 events in 2018. The MESI Team participated in 50 events that took place all over the world, although most of them were in Europe. Among these were the World Forum for Medicine (MEDICA), Arab Health, the European…

Overview of PAD guidelines

Learn about the latest guidelines for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)/Lower Extremity Artery Disease (LEAD) diagnosis and management. Despite the ongoing best efforts of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and regional governmental and non-governmental health organisations, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) remain the number one cause of mortality in the world, accounting for 17.9 million deaths in 2016…

Doppler Probe vs. MESI ABPI MD

Peripheral artery disease prevention   Peripheral Arterial Disease, also known as PAD, is a growing concern in regards to cardiovascular issues around the world. The number of incidences have significantly increased the rate of morbidity and decreased the overall quality of life for a number of at-risk people. Because of this, people warrant special consideration…

Italian Study Compares the MESI ABPI MD to Standard Doppler Method

The study Comparison of Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI) Measurement between a New Oscillometric Device (MESI ABPI MD®) and the Standard Doppler Method in the Diagnosis of Lower Extremity Arterial Disease (LEAD) by Varetto, et al., published in Journal of Non Invasive Vascular Investigation in February 2019, supported by Executive Board of Italian Society for Vascular Investigation, compares…

The 5 Crucial Stages of MESI Medical Device Development

Our CONTRIBUTION to healthcare is to simplify diagnostic procedures   MESI’s mission is to simplify diagnostics in primary care and help discover diseases earlier. Therefore, we are constantly in touch with medical professionals and other experts within the industry, paying attention to their experiences, work processes and diagnostic methods. We talk to them about the…

Heart attack, the most common cardiovascular disease

Heart disease risk factors   As the widely believed cliché goes — Knowledge is Power, and as far as clichés go, this one is as true as it can be. While this phrase is often used for knowledge of worldly information, it is especially true for information regarding medical issues that can help your health….