Southco has recently launched the stainless steel DZUS D8 PANEX Quarter-Turn Fastener – the newest line extension to the already successful DZUS D8 PANEX range of quarter-turn fasteners. The stainless steel version delivers the same quick access and fast installation as the standard D8, but enables dependable, vibration-resistant fastening...
Mahr Federal will be featuring the new Micro-Dimensionair II, the next generation of its well-established Micro-Dimensionair line of portable air gages, at MD&M East, June 18-20, 2013. The new Micro-Dimensionair II incorporates the enhanced Micro-Maxum II Digital Indicator and an interchangeable handle to provide accurate, convenient readouts...
Mott has announced the development of their ground breaking, all-metal sterilizing grade membrane for medical filtration applications. The membrane is produced using nano-materials and a proprietary manufacturing process developed by Mott engineers.
Though traditional laser-cut stents made from nitinol are effective, the design trades flexibility for strength, which means the stents are at risk for fracture, crushing, and kinking. This is a particular issue when the stents are used with patients suffering from femoropopliteal or proximal popliteal artery disease.
Sil-Pro has announced new capability to produce tooling and functional prototype silicone or thermoplastic parts within 3 to 5 days. This new capability is of great benefit for the medical device community and has been thoroughly tested by Sil-Pro for the last year.
Design engineers are charged with creating reliable, high quality, safe medical devices that easily (and quickly) pass U.S. FDA and other geographies’ regulatory requirements. Because of the unique challenges that a medical device OEM must overcome to stay competitive, more and more OEMs are choosing to outsource manufacturing.
Gain best practices in overcoming international labeling challenges at the Medical Device Global Labeling Strategies Conference, July 24-25, 2013 in Minneapolis, MN. This premier marcus evans event will bring together leading medical device labeling professionals to discuss how to successfully create a label on both a national and international scale.
St. Jude Medical Announces Results from Independent Analysis of Optim-Insulated Defibrillation Leads in Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session at Heart Rhythm 2013May 9, 2013 1:55 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2013--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI), an academic health science research institute, has conducted a further independent analysis of data received from...
New Four-Year Data From Boston Scientific Demonstrated WATCHMAN Device Was Superior To Warfarin For Mortality And Primary Efficacy In Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In Long Term Follow-Up Of The PROTECT AF TrialMay 9, 2013 12:02 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reports that the four-year follow-up data from the PROTECT AF clinical trial demonstrated the WATCHMAN@ Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure device was statistically superior to warfarin for preventing cardiovascular death, all-cause stroke and systemic...
NEC Display Solutions Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance on MD211C2 and MD211C3 Medical Diagnostic MonitorsMay 9, 2013 12:00 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2013--NEC Display Solutions of America, a leading provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, announced today the Food and Drug Administration 510(k) market clearance of the 21-inch MultiSync® MD211C2 and MD211C3 medical-grade monitors, built for...
When Michael Gore stands, it's a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks across the room with help from a lightweight wearable robot.
In research that is helping to lay the groundwork for the electronics of the future, University of Delaware scientists have confirmed the presence of a magnetic field generated by electrons which scientists had theorized existed, but that had never been proven until now.
Researchers have discovered a technique for controlling the sensitivity of graphene chemical sensors. The sensors, made of an insulating base coated with a graphene sheet--a single-atom-thick layer of carbon--are already so sensitive that they can detect an individual molecule of gas.
Viruses that infect and kill bacteria—used to treat infections in the pre-antibiotic era a century ago and in the former Soviet Union today—may have a new role in preventing formation of the sticky "biofilms" of bacteria responsible for infections on implanted medical devices.
Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, has launched the Microstream® MicroPod™ module. This is an important product for its Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) partners that will help hospitals improve patient safety by expanding access to capnography technology.