Originally founded in Japan by several medical scientists intent on manufacturing the most reliable clinical thermometers
, Terumo Corporation has evolved into a global leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of world-class medical devices in high-growth therapeutic areas of cardiovascular medicine such as cardiothoracic surgery, left-ventricular assist systems for end-stage heart failure, minimally invasive coronary and endovascular interventions, and neuro-interventional technologies for cerebral aneurysms.
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These include electric blankets, heating pads, blood pressure and blood glucose monitors, nebulizers, clinical thermometers
, personal and kitchen scales, foot baths and air humidifiers, Shiatsu massagers, baby monitors, heart rate monitors and cosmetic mirrors.
Terumo jumped 80 yen to 2,025 yen after a news report that the medical equipment maker has received orders for clinical thermometers
worth some $500,000 from Singapore, around five times the amount it sold there all of last year, due to SARS.
Industry Overview II-1 Market Trends II-1 Digital Thermometers Continue Steady Growth II-1 Manufacturers Develop New Thermometry Technologies for Niche Markets II-1 Innovation Changes the Face of Thermometers II-1 Single-Use Chemical Dot Thermometers II-2 Thermometers in Various Hues Attract Customers'Attention II-2 New Alternatives for Mercury Thermometers II-2 Issues II-2 Concerns Over Mercury at its Peak II-2 Mercury in Clinical Thermometers
- At a Glance II-3 EU Ban on Mercury-Based Thermometers II-3 Fever Phobia Creates Artificial Demand II-4 Mercury Handling & Disposal II-4 Measures for Prevention, Safe Handling, and Disposal of Mercury Products II-5 Recycling Products - Ideal Method for Minimizing Mercury Contamination II-5 Rectal Thermometers and Related Issues II-6
In the early 1990s Geratherm introduced the use of Galinstan as a safer substitute for mercury in clinical thermometers
Terumo jumped 54 yen to 1,999 yen after a news report that the medical equipment maker has received orders for clinical thermometers
worth some $500,000 from Singapore, around five times the amount it sold there all of last year, thanks to SARS.