Surgical Debridement Assist Device

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-10-C-0001
Agency Tracking Number: A092-103-1998
Amount: $119,927.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-103
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
133 N. Altadena Dr., Ste 307, Pasadena, CA, 91107
DUNS: 168312028
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Nicholas Booth
 Senior Scientist
 (626) 381-9974
 nmenon@chromologic.com
Business Contact
 Naresh Menon
Title: CEO
Phone: (877) 247-1805
Email: nmenon@chromologic.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In order to address the Army’s need for a handheld device capable of locating any foreign body as well as differentiate between viable and non-viable tissue, ChromoLogic LLC (CL) proposes to develop a Debridement And Vitality Assessment by Near Infrared Spectroscopy (DAVANIS) system. The non-imaging, miniature finger mounted device will extend the tactile senses of the surgeon up to 50mm into a wound region, enabling rapid detection of any non-viable moiety to within a few millimeter resolution. In Phase I, CL will build a complete system prototype and demonstrate the efficacy of the technology with phantom tissue models. During Phase II, CL will perform detailed animal testing at our partner GLP test facility and prepare to obtain regulatory approval for the device.

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