Orthopedic technologies are dominated by metal materials in the fabrication of implants and other devices used in this sector. However, increasingly, advanced, high-performance plastics are enabling enhancements with regard to safety and functionality.
When it was decided that the FDA’s OSEL would be moving, officials sought to address vibration isolation in the new building upfront so they wouldn’t bring this issue with them from the previous facility.
Some are new, some old, but five technologies are making strides and aiding medical device manufacturers produce a quality product.
Virtual reality simulators are often associated more with entertainment or video game technology than something that would serve a true medical benefit; however, that’s not proving to be the case when it comes to using simulators with medical devices.
The local delivery of anti-proliferative compounds from drug eluting stents (DES) has successfully reduced rates of restenosis following stent implantation. However, somewhat higher rates of late stent thrombosis are perceived for DES compared to their bare metal counterparts.
The Project: Find an ERP software solution that will enhance operational efficiency while also reducing costs. The Solution: Syspro’s integrated ERP/CRM offering provides a robust package that satisfies the requirements while also helping to facilitate regulatory compliance.
Medical OEMs face a number of challenges in miniaturizing device designs. Fortunately, new electronic capabilities and technologies are enabling this process to be performed more efficiently.
Parylene is an excellent option for medical device manufacturers seeking a device coating for their product. Unfortunately, specific factors limit its use in certain applications. A new variation offers benefits that address these concerns.
This presentationthe follow-up to an article that appeared in the May issuereviews the physical characteristics of the materials used when designing and manufacturing a combination product.
Device companies are always seeking new methods with which to save time and money in the design and manufacturing processes.
Selecting the right fluid line connector can boost performance and bring enhanced benefits to a medical device. However, with a variety of choices between fittings, luers, and couplings, it is difficult to know which offering would be best indicated for a specific application.
Selecting a membrane to use with a medical device seems like a relatively simple enough process, however, without careful consideration of a number of key factors, a device can fail as a result of an improper choice.
Medical imaging applications, such as CT scanning, move extremely large amounts of data through a system at a very high rate.
By adding robotics to the production line, a company can turbocharge its product quality, reliability, and speed to market. This article will focus on what characteristics should be examined when considering a robotic solution for various tasks.