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Covidien Closes Enrollment in Iliac Stent Studies

February 21, 2013 11:38 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Covidien said it closed enrollment in a pair of its Visibility and Durability iliac stent clinical studies. The prospective, multinational studies are designed to compare balloon stents with self-expanding stents in the iliac arteries for treating peripheral artery disease.


Ultra-Low Profile Spring-Loaded Connectors

February 21, 2013 11:34 am | by MDT Staff | Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

Mill-Max introduces our lowest profile spring-loaded connectors, just 0.1 in. in height. The trend toward miniaturization in electronic packaging demands ever smaller interconnects that deliver high quality performance.

1.0-mm Pitch Board-to-Wire Connector

February 21, 2013 11:32 am | by MDT Staff | Hirose Electric Usa | Product Releases | Comments

Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, have introduced a narrow 1 mm pitch, board-to-wire connector that significantly reduces the required PC board mounting area.


Protective Packaging Systems

February 21, 2013 10:47 am | by MDT Staff | Pregis Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Pregis Corp. is setting a new industry standard for maintaining and servicing foam-in-place, air cushioning and paper-based protective packaging equipment via its predictive PX3 tech support system.

Eco-Friendly Tubing and Fitting Assemblies

February 21, 2013 10:42 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Eldon James Corporation, a leading U.S. based manufacturer of plastic tubing and fittings, is excited to highlight their unique capabilities with PVC FREE tubing and fitting assemblies among other new innovations at MedTec Europe.

MPEG LA Continues to Expand Librassay® with Addition of WARF

February 21, 2013 10:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2013--MPEG LA today announced that the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has become a participating patent holder in Librassay, MPEG LA’s licensing supermarket of diagnostic and research tool patent rights for tests and assays, kits, tools and...


IMS Announces New Agreement with Quorum Purchasing Advantage

February 21, 2013 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2013--Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS) is pleased to announce a new Strategic Service Partner agreement with  Quorum Purchasing Advantage, LLC (QPA .  IMS provides comprehensive OR and Sterile Processing Department solutions that help...


eHealth Technologies and Client Outlook Announce Partnership

February 21, 2013 9:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2013--eHealth Technologies and Client Outlook Inc. announced today, full availability of eHealthViewer® ZF, a new generation image viewing platform for eHealth Connect®, a suite of solutions offered by eHealth Technologies. eHealthViewer® ZF utilizes Client...


Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Instrument Containers

February 21, 2013 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2013--The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for instrument containers have been awarded to Aesculap Inc. of Center Valley, Pa.; CareFusion of San Diego, Calif.; Case Medical Inc., a women owned business, of South Hackensack, N.J.;...


Medical Equipment Suppliers in Good Health - Research Report on Bruker Corporation, Agilent Technologies Inc., General Electric Company, Becton, Dickinson and Co. and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

February 21, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Today, National Traders Association announced new research reports highlighting Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR), Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), Becton, Dickinson and Co. (NYSE: BDX) and Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO). Today's readers...


MSC Care Management and Game Ready Partner to Launch New Below-The-Knee Wrap for Amputee Patients

February 21, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2013--MSC Care Management, a One Call Care Management (OCCM) company, today announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Game Ready®, the leader in injury treatment and post-operative recovery through active compression and cold...


SynCardia Total Artificial Heart Patient with End-Stage Renal Failure Recovers Kidney Function after Two Months of Support

February 21, 2013 5:51 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

TUCSON, Ariz. , Feb. 21, 2013 /- At only 20 years old, Tiernee Gonzalez has been battling two major diseases for most of her young life: heart failure and kidney failure. When she became the first patient at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to receive the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart on Nov. 9, her doctors hoped it would bring her one step closer...


Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants

February 21, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Silicone gel-filled breast implants have a silicone outer shell that is filled with silicone gel. They come in different sizes and have either smooth or textured shells. Silicone gel-filled breast implants are approved for breast augmentation in women...


FDA Approves Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Breast Implants

February 20, 2013 6:17 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 20, 2013--Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the company has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Breast Implants for use in breast...


FDA Approves New Silicone-Gel Breast Implant

February 20, 2013 6:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it approved a new type of breast implant from Allergan for women 22 years and older. The FDA said the Natrelle 410 implant contains silicone gel that is firmer than Allergan's older Natrelle models. Allergan's studies did not compare the safety...



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