BioScan touch i8 Clinical Application

Find out more about the many clinical applications of the BioScan touch i8 all in one Body Composition Monitor. Click each link for more information.


Achieving optimal fluid balance remains a major clinical challenge, especially when a number of comorbidity complications are present.


Correct assessment of Dry Weight and to avoid Dehydration (under), Excess (over) fluid balance is essential for better patient outcome.

ICU/Fluid Balance

Accurate assessment of patient’s volume status is critical. Inadequate or overly aggressive fluid therapy can have a negative impact.


Maltron BioMarker (Phase angle) is a prognostic indicator in patients with cancer. Targeted nutrition interventions to improve BioMarker could lead to improved survival in patients.
Malnutrition BioScan Application


Malnutrition is clinical problem with direct impact on healthcare. It adversely affects physical well-being, interferes with health treatments, and increases healthcare costs. It is vital malnutrition is accurately diagnosed.
Sarcopenia Bioscan Application


Sarcopenia is associated with functional impairment and disability in the elderly. The touch i8 is a simple, accurate, non-invasive clinical tool for early detection of loss of Muscle Mass in elderly population.
Eating Disorder BioScan Application

Eating Disorder

It is important to know the warning signs of an eating disorder. Early intervention is vital in promoting recovery. It is also important to realise that these warning signs may not be as easy to detect.
Obesity BioScan Application


Obesity is associated with a wide range of health problems. These conditions may lead to serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers. Early intervention is vital.
COPD BioScan Application


This life threatening disease affects millions of people worldwide. BioScan touch i8 can be used to monitor Body Composition in COPD patients, helping to design effective nutrition programs and improve functional capacity.
Diabetes BioScan Application


Diabetes effects 387 million people worldwide. Regular screening and early detection on helping reduce morbidity, mortality and other medical complications.

Lymphoedema BioScan Application


Be proactive in identifying and treating Lymphoedema. If left untreated, the condition can worsen which will not be reversible.
Stroke BioScan Application


A stroke is a devastating disease. Patients can develop many different conditions after a stroke, it is therefore important to monitor body composition changes to aid in patient recovery.
Burns BioScan Application


Fluid & Nutritional assessment in burns patients is vital in order to optimise wound healing & prevent complications.
Preeclampsia BioScan Application


Early assessment & treatment of pre-eclampsia is vital during pregnancy in order to safe guard mother and baby.
Aids & Wasting BioScan Application

Aids & Wasting

HIV/AIDS is a wasting disease, patients with this disease are at risk of malnutrition it is therefore essential to monitor body composition.
Aids & Wasting BioScan Application


Oedema is the build up of fluid in the body which causes the affected tissue to become swollen. BioScan touch i8 can be used to identify any underlying condition which may be causing the fluid in-balance.
Nutritional & Metabolic BioScan Application

Nutritional & Metabolic

Sarcopenia is associated with functional impairment and disability in elderly. The touch i8 a simple, accurate, non-invasive clinical tool for early detection of loss of Muscle Mass in elderly population.
Compartment Syndrome BioScan Application

Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a Muscle & Nerve condition that can cause pain & swelling which can be caused by exercise or injury.

Medical Research BioScan Application

Medical Research

BioScan touch i8 can be an extremely useful tool in Medical Research covering many different areas; oncology, pediatric, cardiology etc.
Medical Research BioScan Application

Neonatal & Paediatric

Treatment of Premature, Neonatal, and Pediatric babies is challenging. Maltron BioScan is a non-invasive, tools that would improve decision making and patient safety, decreasing readmission rates and durations of stay.

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Non-Clinical Specialties

Nutritional & Metabolic BioScan Application

Sport & Fitness

Assessment of Body Composition is important to identify subjects at risk or to optimise physical performance. It is important to understand that a certain amount of body fat is required to perform the normal physiological and metabolic functions.
Compartment Syndrome BioScan Application

Sport Science

In sports science assessment of Body Composition is important. For this group low body fat is desirable to optimise physical performance and strength and power activities require large muscle mass to enhance performance.
Medical Research BioScan Application

Military Personnel

Body Composition assessment of military personnel is essential to assess aerobic fitness. Medical examination can help identify fitness levels and any muscular injuries during training.
Medical Research BioScan Application

Children Sport & Fitness

Childhood obesity is an important health problem in most developed countries. Accurate assessment of Body Composition is important during the growing and developing stages.

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