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New Reell PH35 Positioning Hinges: High Holding Force, Easy Adjustment

April 16, 2013 5:11 pm | by MDT Staff | Reell Precision Manufacturing Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

New “PH35” positioning hinges from Reell Precision Manufacturing uniquely incorporate patent-pending “One-Way” torque technology to achieve high holding force in the downward direction, while allowing for easy upward adjustment with virtually no resistance. 

Multi-Sensor Leak and Flow Tester Optima vT from Uson

April 16, 2013 4:34 pm | by MDT Staff | Uson, L.P. | Product Releases | Comments

The Optima vT from Uson is a leak and flow tester that offers greater flexibility with a choice of one or two test channels (up to 8 sensors), choice of enclosures and custom pneumatics. This versatile leak tester has many advanced features and is suitable for a wide variety of leak testing applications without added costs.

Study Published in European Radiology Further Supports the Use of Hologic's Breast Tomosynthesis in Cancer Screening in Practices Using Double Reads

April 16, 2013 4:05 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BEDFORD, Mass., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Hologic or the Company) (NASDAQ: HOLX), a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium diagnostics, medical imaging systems and surgical products dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of women, today...


Hypertac’s Latest HyperGrip Connector Series

April 16, 2013 3:44 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Hypertac announced the roll-out of a robust and highly competitive priced suite of the company’s successful HyperGrip connector series for medical and other high-reliability applications. Hypertac design engineers have significantly improved the HyperGrip connector line so that it is positioned to deliver added capabilities...

LDM12-xx Series Miniature DIP, DC/DC, Constant Current LED Drivers

April 16, 2013 3:14 pm | by MDT Staff | Micropower Direct Llc | Product Releases | Comments

Available now from MicroPower Direct, the LDM12-xx series is a family of miniature, DC/DC LED drivers specifically designed to power/control high brightness LEDs. These units feature a constant current output, analog & PWM dimming control, high efficiency, and a very small footprint.

FDA OKs Carticept's next-gen computer-controlled injection system

April 16, 2013 2:48 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Privately held Carticept Medical won FDA clearance for the next generation of its Navigator delivery system, which the company touts as the 1st and only computer-controlled injections system on the U.S. market. The enhanced Navigator includes new software features designed to "improve further office and work-flow efficiency," according to the company.


Survey: 8% of healthcare groups say they've been hacked in the last year

April 16, 2013 2:10 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

In a recently released survey of 200 healthcare chief information officers, health information technology directors and other leaders, 8% said their data had been hacked in the last year, representing a small but notable threat to patient and hospital data security.

Encision Inc. and Virtual Ports Ltd. Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement for Laparoscopic Surgery Devices

April 16, 2013 1:22 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Encision Inc. ("Encision") (ECIA: PK) is pleased to announce an agreement with Virtual Ports Ltd. ("Virtual Ports") for exclusive distribution rights to the Virtual Ports' laparoscopic organ retraction products in the United States. Under the terms of the agreement, Encision will market and...


Leica Microsystems and Bausch + Lomb Sign Global Agreement for Surgical Operating Microscopes

April 16, 2013 12:00 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and WETZLAR, Germany, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a leading manufacturer of microscopes and scientific instruments, and Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, today announced that Bausch + Lomb will distribute Leica ophthalmic surgical...


Researchers Devise X-ray Approach to Track Surgical Devices, Minimize Radiation Exposure

April 16, 2013 11:53 am | by NC State University | News | Comments

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) have developed a new tool to help surgeons use X-rays to track devices used in “minimally invasive” surgical procedures while also limiting the patient’s exposure to radiation from the X-rays.


Prodigy Diabetes Care and OK Biotech Align Ownership

April 16, 2013 11:44 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prodigy Diabetes Care (Prodigy) announced today that its current manufacturing partner, OK Biotech Co., Ltd., (OK Biotech) has purchased a minority stake in the company, and Prodigy acquired substantial ownership of OK Biotech's publicly...


St. Vincent, Austen BioInnovation Institute Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop New Products

April 16, 2013 11:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, a member of the Sisters of Charity Health System, jointly announced today a Strategic Innovation Partnership intended to create an innovation-oriented pathway for surgeons to explore and commercialize...

Stenting Dramatically Improves Treatment Access for Dialysis Patients

April 16, 2013 10:33 am | by Society of Interventional Radiology | News | Comments

Kidney failure patients on dialysis derive long-term benefit from the minimally invasive placement of a stent that improves the function of dialysis access grafts, according to 12-month trial results being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.


Nonsurgical Treatment Turns Back the Clock, Shrinks Enlarged Prostate

April 16, 2013 10:31 am | by Society of Interventional Radiology | News | Comments

Men with a common condition that causes frequent nighttime trips to the bathroom can get relief with a minimally invasive treatment that shrinks the prostate, suggests a study being presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology's 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans.

Smartphone Way to Lose Weight

April 16, 2013 10:28 am | by University of Leeds | News | Comments

Their study is the first to evaluate a smartphone app as the sole method for monitoring weight loss, with researchers creating My Meal Mate to trial against similar products for monitoring food intake, an online food diary and the traditional paper version.



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