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Safety Light Curtain

October 11, 2013 3:16 pm | by MDT Staff | Keyence Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Keyence has introduced their new GL-S safety light curtain. This exciting addition to the GL series offers a versatile solution for applications where space constraints are a major factor. The GL-S also provides increased ease of use and simplified installation compared to conventional safety light curtains.

Power Entry Module Offers New Seal Kit

October 11, 2013 3:08 pm | by MDT Staff | Schurter, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter now offers added seal protection to its successful 5707 series power entry module. A new seal kit provides an IP54 rating between the inlet and cord connector, preventing dust or splashing water from entering between them, when the equipment is plugged in.

Bringing the Incredible Bionic Man to Life

October 11, 2013 2:59 pm | by Smithsonian Channel | Videos | Comments

Rich Walker, managing director of Shadow Robot Co. and the lead roboticist on the project, and James Pope race against the clock as they assemble the Bionic Man. The device parts hail from 17 manufacturers around the world. The Bionic Man...

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Photos of the Day: The 'Bionic Man'

October 11, 2013 2:45 pm | by CBSNews24x7 | News | Comments

The artificial "man" is the subject of a Smithsonian Channel documentary that airs Sunday, Oct. 20 at 9 p.m. Called "The Incredible Bionic Man," it chronicles engineers' attempt to assemble a functioning body using artificial parts...  

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St. Jude CEO Starks snarks rivals' 'lack of imagination'

October 11, 2013 2:39 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) CEO Daniel Starks has his own key to success, and it doesn't jibe well with some of his rivals, who he left unnamed in his criticism. Starks told an audience at the Minnesota Venture Finance Conference this week...

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Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery Among First in Nation to Perform Colorectal Procedures with EndoWrist® Robotic Stapler

October 11, 2013 2:22 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery at St. David's North Austin Medical Center recently became one of the first facilities in the nation to perform colorectal procedures using the new daVinci® EndoWrist® Stapler. "This new robotic stapling platform provides surgeons...

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'Bionic Man' Walks, Breathes with Artificial Parts

October 11, 2013 2:02 pm | by Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

The term "bionic man" was the stuff of science fiction in the 1970s, when a popular TV show called "The Six Million Dollar Man" chronicled the adventures of Steve Austin, a former astronaut whose body was rebuilt using artificial parts... 

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Legal: AngioDynamics settles distro spat with Cardinal Health

October 11, 2013 12:41 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

AngioDynamics closed the books on a 3-year-old distribution spat with Cardinal Health, with the companies agreeing to a terminate the lawsuit late last month. AngioDynamics agreed to a "Stipulation of Dismissal With Prejudice," putting... 

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Covidien Launches New Capnography Monitoring Solution

October 11, 2013 12:27 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments

Covidien, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today launched the Capnostream 20p bedside monitor. The new capnography solution, with Covidien’s Microstream technology...

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Covidien’s Laryngoscope Combines Direct and Video Laryngoscopy

October 11, 2013 11:49 am | by Covidien | News | Comments

Covidien will present several advanced healthcare solutions for addressing enhanced patient care and safety at Anesthesiology 2013, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting. At the event, held October 12-16 in San Francisco...

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Depuy Synthes CMF Launches Integrated Offerings for Customized Facial Reconstruction

October 11, 2013 11:42 am | by DePuy Synthes CMF | News | Comments

DePuy Synthes CMF (Craniomaxillofacial), a leader in skeletal and soft tissue repair and reconstruction and part of the DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, announced the launch of TRUMATCH CMF Solutions for facial reconstruction...

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Aesculap Awarded Patent for Knee Replacement Technology

October 11, 2013 11:36 am | by Aesculap Implant Systems | News | Comments

Aesculap Implant Systems, LLC, a leading developer of innovative hip and knee implants for Orthopedic surgery, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued Patent No. 8491662 for the post-cam mechanism on the Vega System...

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Boston Scientific Reports Favorable Clinical Trial Results Assessing the OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System

October 11, 2013 11:30 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

The Boston Scientific OffRoad Re-Entry Catheter System demonstrated excellent performance in facilitating the treatment of complete blockages in the major arteries that supply blood to the legs. These blockages, called chronic total occlusions...

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Weight loss: USGI launches ambitious study of incision-free bariatric surgery

October 11, 2013 11:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

USGI Medical will enroll up to 350 patients in an FDA-approved clinical trial of the g-Cath EZ suture anchor delivery catheter, an incision-free bariatric surgery technology that has already been used on more than 2,000 patients, mostly in Europe...

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Depuy Synthes Spine Launches New 'mPACT' Program for Fixation and Fusion Procedures

October 11, 2013 11:26 am | by DePuy Synthes Spine | News | Comments

DePuy Synthes Spine* announced the global launch of "mPACT" (medialized Posterior Approach Cortical Trajectory), a program that combines implants, education, clinical research and procedural support for posterior mini open fixation and fusion...

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