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Current State of Intra-operative Cerebral Monitors

Presentation on the current state of intra-operative cerebral monitors, click read more to see the slide show.


•Electroencephalography (EEG) and Anaesthesia
•Current depth of anaesthesia monitors
•Brain Anaesthesia Response Monitor (BAR Monitor)

ASA - ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015 - Comparisons of EEG Measures of Hypnosis

American Society of Anesthesiologists - ANESTHESIOLOGY 2015

Comparisons of EEG Measures of Hypnosis and Anti-Nociception in Response to Stimuli During Propofol Remifentanil Anesthesia.

ABC Catalyst Program

Imagine you’re lying on an operating table undergoing surgery but before it’s over, you wake up. It’s not a pleasant thought but it can happen.

To view the full article and watch the ABC Catalyst program, click on the below link:

While you weren't sleeping: when anaesthesia doesn't work

When it comes to horrific scenarios, 'waking up' while undergoing surgery is one we all want to avoid. But what do we know about anaesthesia and how can specialists ensure it's working?

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Conscious decisions

Since modern anaesthesia was first employed 171 years ago to lessen the pain of surgery, the true nature of human consciousness and unconsciousness has remained a scientific mystery. Now, armed with one of the world’s most advanced diagnostic instruments and the rarest naturally occurring gas, a team of Australian scientists are proposing to reveal the way our brain activity is transformed when we descend into unconsciousness.

Impelled by media horror stories of patients ‘awake under the knife’ and by resulting insurance claims and psychological trauma, a 30-year global research effort has so far failed to disclose exactly how anaesthetic drugs act upon the brain, the mind and the state of consciousness – despite the millions of operations performed with them around the world every day.



Creative Medical Research is a market research company specialising exclusively in medical devices. Anaesthesia is a sector where the company is very well versed and regularly conducts surveys across the whole of the EU, North America, Japan and the Emerging Markets.
In a true Spirit of Enquiry CMR took a stand at ESA last year in Paris and explored future trends in anaesthesia amongst the visiting attendees at the Conference.

The results of this research are available free of charge from:

However, the world of medical devices is constantly changing and in order to keep manufacturers up to date CMR has recently conducted a survey with 100+ European anaesthesiologists to gain their views on the future landscape of technology within anaesthesiology.

The report on this survey is attached.

Innovation Australia Award 2011

Cortical Dynamics Ltd is proud to announce that it has been selected as a finalist for the health category in the Australian Innovation Challenge.