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Digital Optical Comparator

May 22, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a leading supplier of innovative machine tools, automation, and machine tool accessories has introduced the new VisionGauge Digital Optical Comparator 700 Series developed by VISIONx Inc., featuring 5-Axis...

Low-Trauma Adhesive

May 22, 2014 8:00 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Medical device companies DermaMed Coatings Company, LLC and EuroMed, Inc. joined together to develop and introduce a proprietary, cost efficient, hydrocolloid fixation technology. Co-branded under the name HydroSoft, this low-trauma adhesive...

Desires Lie in More Minimally Invasive and Accommodating Medical Devices

May 21, 2014 4:27 pm | by Jinny Lee, Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Advanced Technology, Edwards Lifesciences | Blogs | Comments

What is remarkable about medical technology today – that wasn’t the case 10 or 15 years ago – is that we are performing surgical procedures with minimal incisions or with catheter-based approaches, which promise a number of potential benefits...

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Looking to Smaller Specialized Suppliers for Innovation

May 21, 2014 3:48 pm | by John Whynott, Technical Director, Mikrotech, LLC | Mikrotech | Articles | Comments

This article will attempt to challenge the basic principles of outsourcing and to bring a different outlook on this highly publicized and challenging subject. Two examples of larger medical device OEMs innovating new products and processes...

Vital Connect HealthPatch MD Biosensor Gets FDA Clearance

May 21, 2014 3:24 pm | by Vital Connect | News | Comments

Vital Connect, an industry pioneer of wearable biosensor technology, announced today that its HealthPatch MD biosensor has received FDA clearance. The HealthPatch MD is capable of capturing clinical-grade biometric measurements and...  

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IBN’s Nanogel Heals Burn Wounds Faster

May 21, 2014 3:17 pm | by Agency for Science, Technology and Research | News | Comments

Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology have developed a nanogel that can accelerate the healing of burn wounds to minimize the risk of infection and scarring. The technology is based on IBN’s proprietary...  

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Paper-Based Diagnostic Test Could Curb Hepatitis C

May 21, 2014 2:59 pm | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

To the relief of patients diagnosed with hepatitis C, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two new treatments late last year, and a few more are on the way. Now scientists are solving another side of the disease’s problem: identifying...

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MD&M Chicago Conference

May 21, 2014 2:47 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The MD&M (Medical Design & Manufacturing) Chicago Conference is created to develop your knowledge on the most critical issues hitting the medical device industry in Chicago and beyond. This 2-day conference offers attendees the chance to...

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Additive Manufacturing of Medical Devices: An Interactive Discussion on the Technical Considerations of 3D Printing

May 21, 2014 2:29 pm | by MDT Staff | Events

The purpose of this workshop is to provide a forum for FDA, medical device manufactures, additive manufacturing companies, and academia to discuss technical challenges and solutions of 3D printing. The Agency would like input...

CoreValve System Demonstrates Positive Clinical Performance at Two Years in 'Real World' ADVANCE Study

May 21, 2014 2:19 pm | by Medtronic Inc. | News | Comments

Medtronic, Inc. today revealed new data showing that patients treated with the CoreValve System experienced positive clinical outcomes in the rigorous "real world" Medtronic CoreValve ADVANCE Study. Presented at EuroPCR 2014, the transcatheter...

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Strong Performance Data Reported for SYNERGY Stent System Trial

May 21, 2014 2:07 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Boston Scientific Corporation reported positive three-year follow-up data for the EVOLVE clinical trial, comparing the safety and performance of the SYNERGY Everolimus-Eluting Bioabsorbable Polymer Platinum Chromium (PtCr) Coronary Stent...

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Lotus Valve System Demonstrates Strong Performance and Safety Profile at Six Months

May 21, 2014 1:56 pm | by Boston Scientific | News | Comments

Further validating its advanced transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) technology, the Boston Scientific Corporation Lotus Valve System continued to demonstrate impressive performance at six months, according to new data presented...

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UCI School of Medicine First to Integrate Google Glass into Curriculum

May 21, 2014 12:14 pm | by UC Irvine | News | Comments

As physicians and surgeons explore how to use Google Glass, the UC Irvine School of Medicine is taking steps to become the first in the nation to integrate the wearable computer into its four-year curriculum – from first- and second-year...

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Bringing Advanced Imaging to Patients via the Sea

May 21, 2014 12:07 pm | by GE | Videos | Comments

Dr. Keigo Yasukawa runs the Dr. GON clinic, which provides care to many elderly residents in Miyakojima island, population 54,000. The island sits some 200 miles due east of the northern tip of Taiwan and Yasukawa, who was born on Miyakojima...

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Studying Cancer in Space

May 21, 2014 11:24 am | by NASA/Johnson Space Center | News | Comments

The multi-national efforts that go into research aboard the International Space Station show that working together can yield results with universal benefits. This is especially the case when talking about human health concerns such as...  

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