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Results of Pediatric Clinical Trial of External Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation for the Treatment of ADHD

April 18, 2013 3:01 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a California-based medical device company, today announced that the results of the first-ever pediatric clinical trial of external Trigeminal Nerve stimulation (eTNS™) for the treatment of attention-deficit...


Class I Medical Device Recall: Stryker Orthopaedics - ShapeMatch Cutting Guide

April 18, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Stryker Orthopaedics has become aware of potential issues associated with internal processes for planning cases and producing ShapeMatch Cutting Guides. The parameters of the manufactured cutting guides did not meet the surgeon’s pre-operative planning parameters entered via the web application.


War Medicine Is Now Helping Boston Bomb Victims

April 17, 2013 9:23 pm | by MARILYNN MARCHIONE - AP Chief Medical Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The bombs that made Boston look like a combat zone have also brought battlefield medicine to their civilian victims. A decade of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has sharpened skills and scalpels, leading to dramatic advances that are now being used to treat the 13 amputees and nearly a dozen other...


Exact Sciences Schedules Announcement and Call for Top-Line Results of DeeP-C Clinical Trial

April 17, 2013 6:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MADISON, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 17, 2013--Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) will announce the preliminary, top-line results of its DeeP-C pivotal clinical trial on Thursday, April 18, 2013, prior to the market open. The company will host a webcast and conference call to discuss the results...


Luer Fitting Replacement

April 17, 2013 5:24 pm | by MDT Staff | LinkTech Couplings | Product Releases | Comments

The new 10 Series Couplings from LinkTech offer the ideal replacement for a luer fitting. These couplings are LinkTech’s smallest connectors yet with a new twist lock feature that is intuitive to use and makes an audible click when coupled.

Easy, Fast, Brilliant Digital HD Microscope Cameras from Leica Microsystems

April 17, 2013 5:01 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Easy to use, fast live images, brilliant results – microscope users achieve all of this and more with the new Leica MC120 HD and MC170 HD cameras from Leica Microsystems. The new high-performance cameras provide high-speed, precise images in real time at a rate of up to 30 frames per second.

60601 Ed 3, What Happened?

April 17, 2013 4:53 pm | by Rob Keur, Regulatory Affairs Expert, StarFish Medical | Blogs | Comments

60601 edition 3 is possibly the biggest change in the regulatory side of medical device development since the introduction of the FDA’s QSR. Until now, electrical safety testing was a black box test wherein a sample device was submitted and it passed or failed depending on a set of specific physical tests. There was no consideration of how the device was developed, just, “Is the device electrically safe?”


Weight Loss Surgery Frees Construction Worker Matt Brown to Live His Life

April 17, 2013 4:22 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Camarillo resident and construction worker Matt Brown is a big man, and, for a long time, he didn't see anything wrong with that. However, there was a limit. He hit that limit in February of 2013 when he made the decision to have a sleeve...


Roper Industries To Acquire MHA

April 17, 2013 4:20 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SARASOTA, Fla., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) in a cash transaction valued at $1.0 billion.  Headquartered in Florham Park,...

New Acoustic Adhesive Vent for Protecting Portable Electronics

April 17, 2013 4:19 pm | by MDT Staff | W.L. Gore & Associates | Product Releases | Comments

The new GAW113 acoustic vent from W. L. Gore & Associates’ Portable Electronic Vents is designed to provide dust and splash protection for acoustic openings in portable electronic devices such as scanners, two-way radios, tablet and laptop PCs, and other devices where reliable performance is essential.

LED-Optimized Medical Electronics Coating Offers Operating Cost Savings

April 17, 2013 3:59 pm | by MDT Staff | Dymax Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Dymax has introduced MD 1901-M, a flexible, high-performance, LED-curable coating for medical micro circuits typically used in hearing aids, wound-care devices, and medical pumps. 1901-M, developed to be tack free immediately after curing, helps prevent potential defects that could occur as a result of components being handled too soon.

Minnesota Aims to Lure Baxter, Other Large Players with Tax Incentives

April 17, 2013 3:42 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Minnesota regulators are offering tax incentives in hopes of luring more large corporations to the North Star State, and at least one major medical device and diagnostics player is thinking of taking advantage of the offer. Illinois-based Baxter already owns a facility in Brooklyn Park, Minn., and is considering expanding there.


Surface Thermography Liquid Crystals Reveal Hot Spots in Electronics

April 17, 2013 3:38 pm | by MDT Staff | Advanced Thermal Solutions | Product Releases | Comments

The TLC-100 Kit from Advanced Thermal Solutions features spray-on thermochromic liquid crystals which change color at different temperatures to reveal heat issues on chips and other electronic components. By applying these liquid crystals, engineers can visually find hotspots and temperature fields.

STAAR Surgical Celebrates Over 350,000 Successful Visian® ICL™ Implants at ASCRS Symposium in San Francisco

April 17, 2013 3:33 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

MONROVIA, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced its significant participation in the upcoming annual Symposium of the American Society for...


Medical Device Tax: Repeal Efforts Hinge on "Prearranged" Deal with the Senate, Reps Say

April 17, 2013 2:30 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

House Republicans seeking to strike the medical device tax must stray from "the regular order" and ensure support in the Senate before sending the upper house a repeal bill, according to members of the House's powerful Ways & Means Committee.


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