TDK has announced the expansion of TDK-Lambda’s Z+ Series of programmable power supplies, which now includes the new 800-watt models in addition to the previously released 200, 400 and 600-watt models. These high-density, high efficiency, 2U format, bench-top and rack mountable power supplies are designed to meet the demands of a wide variety.
Ambient background noise—whether it is the sound of loud surgical equipment, talkative team members, or music—is a patient and surgical safety factor that can affect auditory processing among surgeons and the members of their team in the operating room (OR), according to a new study that appears in the May issue of the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
Fabrico will be showcasing medical converting services in the Medical Design and Manufacturing East conference. Fabrico’s in-house test facilities ensure that the end product meets the most demanding specifications for size, weight, and durability.
Steinmeyer has announced another exciting new positioning system that is ideal for liquid handling systems and medical dispensing applications. The series LTZ is a 2 axis system that incorporates precision composite belts and is driven by stepper motors.
The advantages and benefits of external gas-assisted injection molding, how it compares to internal gas-assisted injection molding, and in-roads the process is making into medical device applications will be examined in this article. In addition, critical steps that form the basis of successful external gas application will be highlighted and real-life examples provided.
Data Show Medtronic-Exclusive LIA Software Detects Non-Medtronic Lead Issues at a Greater Rate Than Standard Impedance MonitoringMay 10, 2013 4:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
MINNEAPOLIS and DENVER - May 10, 2013 - Data presented today at Heart Rhythm 2013, the Heart Rhythm Society's 34th Annual Scientific Sessions, show that Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT) Lead Integrity Alert (LIA) software detected pace/sense lead issues in non-Medtronic leads at a...
Nanostim Announces Preliminary Results from LEADLESS Study in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial at Heart Rhythm 2013May 10, 2013 3:42 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2013--Nanostim, Inc., a privately-owned developer of miniaturized, leadless cardiac pacemakers (LCP), today announced preliminary results from its LEADLESS study during the late breaking clinical trial presentations at Heart Rhythm 2013, the Heart Rhythm...
For companies involved in designing and developing medical devices and diagnostic instruments, adhering to design control principles at every stage is critical. This begins with the identification of user requirements (voice of the customer) and continues through verification and validation testing.
Sorin Group Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch OF SMARTVIEW Remote Monitoring Solution for Patients with Implanted Cardiac DefibrillatorsMay 10, 2013 12:04 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2013--Sorin Group (MIL:SRN), (Reuters Code: SORN.MI), a global medical company and a leader in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announced it received FDA approval for and is beginning the U.S. launch of the SMARTVIEW™ remote monitoring solution for...
Medtronic's current internal analysis and testing shows iPad technology presents no risk of electromagnetic interference with Medtronic implantable cardiac rhythm devices when used per manufacturer's instructions. However, as a precaution, patients implanted with a pacemaker or ICD are advised to follow Apple and Medtronic labeling recommendations and maintain a distance of six inches between the iPad and implanted device.
Researchers at the University of Bristol have led a new enquiry into how extremely small particles of silica (sand) can be used to design and construct artificial protocells in the laboratory. The work is described in an article published in Nature Chemistry.
From brain to heart to stomach, the bodies of humans and animals generate weak magnetic fields that a supersensitive detector could use to pinpoint illnesses, trace drugs – and maybe even read minds. Sensors no bigger than a thumbnail could map gas deposits underground, analyze chemicals, and pinpoint explosives that hide from other probes.
Researchers have made a significant first step with newly engineered biomaterials for cell transplantation that could help lead to a possible cure for Type 1 diabetes, which affects about 3 million Americans. Georgia Tech engineers and Emory University clinicians have successfully engrafted insulin-producing cells into a diabetic mouse model, reversing diabetic symptoms in the animal in as little as 10 days.
A new Canadian study shows that operating without interrupting warfarin treatment at the time of cardiac device surgery is safe and markedly reduces the incidence of clinically significant hematomas compared to the current standard of care. The new findings were released today at Heart Rhythm 2013, the Heart Rhythm Society's 34th Annual Scientific Sessions.
Life Care Medical Devices Ltd (OTCBB:LCMD) today announced the opening of their European subsidiary offices in Dublin, Ireland. Life Care Medical Devices Ltd, Ireland will manage all aspects of the company's European business. "With a strong, solid history in the medical device arena,...