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3v07 Medical Advertising Introduces Social Anthropology Product

April 23, 2013 9:17 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2013--Healthcare advertising is seeing more medical device companies going direct to consumers thanks to the effectiveness of the Internet in reaching people looking for answers online to their medical conditions. This has made it important for...

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InspireMD Receives Approval From US Food and Drug Administration to Begin US Regulatory Trial

April 23, 2013 8:43 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("Inspire" or the "Company"), the developer of the MGuardT Embolic Protection Stent (EPS), announced today that on April 19, 2013, the Company received an approval with conditions for its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application with the U.S. Food...

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Neusoft Medical Launches New Products to Global Market at 2013 Spring CMEF

April 23, 2013 5:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

SHENYANG, China, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd. ("Neusoft Medical"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Neusoft Corporation (SSE: 600718), today announced the launch of a variety of new products to the global market in the categories of CT, digital X-ray,...

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Regaining Lost Brain Function

April 23, 2013 12:00 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

How do you make an electronic brain prosthesis that could restore a person’s ability to form long-term memories? Recent experiments by Theodore Berger and his colleagues, including Sam Deadwyler at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and researchers at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, have begun to describe how it might be done.

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FDA Announces Medwatcher—A Mobile App to Submit Device Problems

April 23, 2013 12:00 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

MedWatcher is a mobile application (app) that allows individuals to submit voluntary reports of serious medical device problems to the FDA using a smart phone or tablet. The app makes it easier and faster for healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers to send voluntary reports of medical device problems to the FDA, compared to the traditional reporting methods.

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Micro Barbed Check Valve Provides Superior Seal

April 22, 2013 6:19 pm | by MDT Staff | Smart Products, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Smart Products has announced the Model #101, a micro barbed check valve, measuring in at 0.375" in length and a 0.180" diameter. Designed as an in-line check valve to be easily inserted into 1/8” Inner Diameter (ID) soft tubing, this micro valve can operate with opening pressures as low as 0.461 PSI up to 20 PSI. 

Meeting the FDA’s Mandates for Unique Device Identification

April 22, 2013 2:22 pm | by Hiroshi Ono, Group Product Manager, Roland DGA Corp. | Roland DGA Corporation | Articles | Comments

The FDA’s UDI rule is on its way and will impact virtually everyone in the industry in one way or another. While the rule has its benefits, getting to compliance will not be achieved overnight. This article provides an overview of the direct part marking technologies required to comply with the UDI rule and offers a solution that addresses the shortcomings of several other technologies.

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The Malware Threat

April 22, 2013 2:06 pm | by Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief, MDT | Blogs | Comments

When my mother tells me that her computer is running slow and she needs me to “clean it up” for her, I never imagined the day she might be calling about the same problem with a medical device. While I’d obviously not have the same access to it that I have on a computer, it does reflect a scary situation in medical device technology today.

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"It's Time to Act" on MedTech Tax Repeal, Reps Paulsen and Kind Say

April 22, 2013 1:15 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

House Representatives Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and Ron Kind (D-Wisc.) are looking for immediate action on the medical device tax. The House of Representatives' lead medtech tax repeal bill co-sponsors urged immediate action to strike what they called an "onerous policy that is harming the great American success story."

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PDL BioPharma Completes Structured Financing and Royalty Transaction with Avinger

April 22, 2013 12:50 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) and Avinger, Inc. announced today that they closed a structured financing and royalty transaction on April 18, 2013, in which PDL will provide Avinger with up to $40 million of...

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Electrophysiology Devices Market Worth US$4.4 billion by 2015

April 22, 2013 12:36 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

DALLAS, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Global Electrophysiology (EP) Devices- Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015" and "Electrophysiology (EP) Devices – Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa And South Korea), 2009-2015" are new reports available at RnR...

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Portable USB DC Triaxial Vibration Measurement System, Model 5340

April 22, 2013 12:23 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Dytran Instruments has developed the VibraScout Vibration Measurement System, which includes a USB digital triaxial accelerometer combining a MEMS accelerometer with a microcontroller to create an intelligent sensor.

New Techno Plasma TechProbe Digitizer for Reverse Engineering Geometric Shapes

April 22, 2013 12:10 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Techno is excited to announce their newest CNC Plasma Accessory: the TechProbe Digitizer. The new digitizing probe mounts easily to any Techno CNC plasma machine. The user-friendly TechProbe software will digitize an object with simple or complex geometric shapes.

Connectors Designed to Reduce Coupling Rotation

April 22, 2013 12:01 pm | by MDT Staff | LinkTech Couplings | Product Releases | Comments

The new Patent Pending Anti-Rotational Plugs from LinkTech were designed for safety and convenience. These couplings allow for an aligned connection every time and minimize the risk of tangled or crossed tubing connections.

New Multi-Conductor Cable from NTE Electronics

April 22, 2013 11:32 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

NTE Electronics is now offering a full line of high quality multi-conductor cable. Providing safe, reliable, high performance data transmission, this type of cable is widely used in many different applications such as computer peripherals, robotics, PA systems, intercom systems, remote control circuits and many more. 

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