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Simple Ultrasound Measure Can Diagnose Postoperative Urinary Retention

February 5, 2015 11:04 am | by International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) | News | Comments

In patients who don't resume normal urination after surgery, a simple ultrasound test can accurately diagnose the common problem of postoperative urinary retention (POUR), reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Using ultrasound to...

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Illuminated 16 Channel Photodiode Array

February 5, 2015 11:02 am | by Hamamatsu Photonics UK Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

Hamamatsu Photonics introduce a back illuminated 16 channel photodiode array (PDA), designed for use in X-ray non-destructive testing applications. The S11299 uses flip-chip technology that allows the PDA to receive scintillation light from the back side of the array. This flip-chip approach reduces the need for gold bond wires and junction layers on the light input side, vastly reducing the...

Single Slide Desktop Scanner

February 5, 2015 10:58 am | by Hamamatsu Photonics UK Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

Hamamatsu Photonics introduces the NanoZoomer SQ; the latest addition to the highly successful NanoZoomer slide scanner range. It is a single slide desktop scanner, compact in size and affordable in price. Its price and ease of use brings telepathology to your fingertips. The NanoZoomer SQ is ideal for developing networks, sharing images and real-time consultation, helping to improve working...

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The Elusive Search for Funding Continues into 2015

February 5, 2015 10:24 am | by Emily L. Cross, Ph.D. Director of Media and Communications, TecMed, Inc | Blogs | Comments

Leadership guru Peter Drucker is famously quoted as saying, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” This is a powerful statement to the new, or experienced, entrepreneur who strives to change the face of the world, or at least a fragment...

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Mobile Medical Apps: Recreational or Medical Devices?

February 5, 2015 9:50 am | by Seppo Vahasalo, Product Line Manager of Medical Devices, SGS Fimko Ltd, Finland | Articles | Comments

Today the trend in healthcare is ‘patient centric care model’. This is an addition to the previous five ‘P’s of modern healthcare: Prevention, Prediction, Personalization, Preemption and Personal Responsibility. The rise of smartphones as a...

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Bioengineered Microstructures Could Prevent Heart Failure

February 5, 2015 9:16 am | by Medical College of Wisconsin | News | Comments

The delivery of tiny biodegradable microstructures to heart tissue damaged by heart attack may help repair the tissue and prevent future heart failure. A team led by cardiovascular researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) bioengineered...

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15-Minute Diagnosis Using A Smartphone

February 5, 2015 9:11 am | by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science | News | Comments

A team of researchers, led by Samuel K. Sia, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that simultaneously detects three...

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Microscopy Technique Allows Mapping Protein Synthesis in Living Tissues

February 5, 2015 8:53 am | by Jessica Guenzel, Columbia University | News | Comments

Researchers at Columbia Univ. have made a significant step toward visualizing complex protein metabolism in living systems with high resolution and minimum disturbance, a longstanding goal in the scientific community. In a recent study...

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Drone Surgery and HoloLens: Hello 2015

February 5, 2015 8:30 am | by Zev Ginzburg, UX Research Copywriter, Codal Inc. | Blogs | Comments

In 2001 the medical world got its first real taste of remote robotic surgery when operating surgeons in New York performed a gallbladder removal procedure on a patient in France. A three armed robot was at their disposal, and the surgery was a...

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360 Watt Battery Controller

February 4, 2015 6:36 pm | by Power Sources Unlimited Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces the addition of the new 360 Watt TSP BCMU360 Series of DIN-Rail universal battery controller modules for uninterruptible 24VDC and 48VDC bus voltage to our TRACO Power portfolio. This modular line of DIN-Rail battery controllers are highly efficient and have an operating temperature range –25°C to +70°C. Features include redundant inputs for two indepe...

AC/DC Switching Power Supply

February 4, 2015 5:36 pm | by Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower | Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower | Product Releases | Comments

TRUMPower launches a new addition to its AC/DC switching power supply line-up with the TWM280 series, which serve medical and ITE applications. The compact (3” x 5” x 1.18”) open frame unit is capable of delivering 280W of continuous output power at 18 CFM forced air or 210W with convection cooling. It has an active efficiency of >91% typically and features a power factor of 0.9 to 0.95. Th...

Listening to Patients’ Views on New Treatments for Obesity

February 4, 2015 4:32 pm | by Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., J.D., Director, Kathryn O’Callaghan, Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships; FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health | Blogs | Comments

The world was a very different place in 1976, when the Food and Drug Administration launched its medical device program. Since Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak were just that year launching a computer company called Apple, doctors weren’t yet able to...

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Let's Not Make 'Precision Medicine' an IT Horror

February 4, 2015 3:49 pm | by Sam Brusco, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

About two weeks ago, during his State of the Union address, President Obama unveiled the initiative (with a $215 million budget) to fund “Precision Medicine”. He didn’t go into a huge amount of detail explaining it, but put simply...   

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KFx Medical Defends Patent for Reconstructive Surgery Procedure

February 4, 2015 3:34 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter, Design Group | News | Comments

KFx Medical won a $35 million patent infringement case against Arthrex Inc. regarding three patents related to a procedure for anchoring soft tissue to bone in reconstructive surgery. KFx first filed a complaint against Arthrex in August of...

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Multi-Stranded Flexible Shaft

February 4, 2015 1:51 pm | by Asahi Intecc Usa, Inc. | ASAHI INTECC USA, INC. | Product Releases | Comments

The ACTONE CABLE TUBE Ultra-Thin (UT) is a hollow, single-layer, multi-stranded flexible shaft composed of flat stainless wire drawn by Asahi Intecc to reduce the wall thickness. Medical device and industrial device designers can achieve a customized solution with a reduced device profile, 1-1 torque in tortuous paths and anatomies, excellent flexibility, and a high resistance to deformation...

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