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LensAR Lands Another FDA Clearance for Cataract Laser Surgery

April 3, 2013 11:46 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

The laser cataract surgery market has another player, now that the FDA's cleared its laser surgery device for another type of incision used during cataract surgery procedures. LensAR said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its laser cataract surgery device for arcuate incisions to the edge of the cornea.

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Vibration Monitor Meter for Quick Vibration Surveys

April 3, 2013 11:45 am | by MDT Staff | Quality Bearings & Components | Product Releases | Comments

A new BETEX professional VibChecker vibration monitor meter from Quality Bearings & Components (QBC) is a light and compact-sized instrument designed for quick and accurate vibration surveys.

Fully Encapsulated, High-Efficiency AC-DC Power Modules

April 3, 2013 11:25 am | by MDT Staff | Power Sources Unlimited Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announces the new TML 100C Series of 85–100 Watt power modules that offer an efficiency rating up to 93% and are packaged in a fully encapsulated plastic case with screw terminal block for chassis mounting.

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4.0-mm Micro Motor and Gearhead

April 3, 2013 10:36 am | by MDT Staff | Maxon Precision Motors, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

maxon motor introduces the EC4, a 4 mm diameter brushless DC motor and gearhead. The typical issue found with micro drives of this size is the output power is too low for the application requirements because of the physical limitations.

Precision Spray Control System

April 3, 2013 10:33 am | by MDT Staff | Fisnar Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Fisnar Inc. brings together an enhanced SV2000N series of close tolerance, minimum overspray valves with a precision SVC100 controller that manages the functions necessary to provide repeatable and precise spray performance.

Australia Issues Warning on American Medical Systems' Urinary Control Systems

April 3, 2013 9:59 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Australian healthcare regulators issues a safety advisory late last month on certain lots of American Medical Systems' (NSDQ:AMMD) AMS 800 urinary control systems, warning that the devices were released on the market on the market without meeting the company's product release criteria.

DispersinB Combination Wound Care Product Passes Skin Irritation Tests

April 3, 2013 8:03 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Kane Biotech Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KNE), a biotechnology company engaged in the development and commercialization of products that prevent and remove microbial biofilms is pleased to announce that the DispersinB-Gentamicin combination wound gel spray has passed the primary skin irritation...

Mindray Medical to Exhibit New Products at 69th China International Medical Equipment Fair

April 3, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, announced today that it will exhibit more than 60 products at the 69th China International Medical Equipment Fair ("CMEF") in Shenzhen, Chinabetween April...

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Reimbursement Cuts Will Challenge Japanese Interventional Cardiology Device Market

April 3, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, prices of interventional cardiology devices in Japan will see significant declines through 2021. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) is implementing ...

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Advanced Brain Monitoring Launches InsomniCare, a Cloud-Based, At-Home Technology to Improve Wellness, Productivity, and Workplace Safety for Millions of Insomnia Sufferers

April 3, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CARLSBAD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 3, 2013--Advanced Brain Monitoring, Inc., a medical device company focused on improving healthcare for patients suffering from sleep and neurological disorders, announced today the launch of InsomniCare SM, an integrated cloud-based system, used at home,...

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SonaCare Medical Successfully Launches New Products at European Association of Urology (EAU)

April 2, 2013 4:18 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SonaCare Medical, a leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, successfully launched two new products at the recent European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Milan, Italy. ...

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ATG Rehab and United Seating & Mobility Join Forces to Create Numotion

April 2, 2013 3:05 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Following the January merger of ATG Rehab (ATG) and United Seating & Mobility (USM), the company announced today its new name, Numotion, which will be in effect June 1st, 2013. "We realized our companies have complementary expertise, talents and systems," said Numotion President and CEO Paul Bergantino , formerly CEO of ATG.

pSivida's New Iluvien Approval Attempt Focuses on Safety

April 2, 2013 2:53 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Watertown, Mass.-based pSivida and its licensee Alimera Sciences submitted a new response to the FDA in hopes of highlighting the safety profile of the Iluvien chronic diabetic macular edema treatment, a drug-device combination that the federal watchdog agency rejected in November 2011.

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FDA Clears Medtronic's Affinity Fusion Blood Oxygenation System

April 2, 2013 2:49 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Medtronic said the FDA granted 510(k) clearance for its Affinity Fusion blood oxygenator, used during open heart surgery to replace the function of the lungs. The Minneapolis-area medical device company, which is the world's largest pure-play medtech maker, said the Affinity Fusion is designed to filter a patient's blood to remove particles and air during oxygenation.

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3D Scaffolds a New Tool to Fight Cancer

April 2, 2013 1:47 pm | by Rice University | News | Comments

Porous polymer scaffolds fabricated to support the growth of biological tissue for implantation may hold the potential to greatly accelerate the development of cancer therapeutics.

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