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The Medtronic Foundation Launches Its "Save a Life" Campaign with the Timberwolves' Ricky Rubio

March 15, 2013 1:26 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Rising Timberwolves basketball star Ricky Rubio is the face of the Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) Foundation's new televised public service announcement, " The Heart Rescue Project." This new campaign for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the leading cause of death among young athletes, debuted online last month.

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Information Update - Health Canada informing healthcare professionals of safe use of fibrin sealants

March 15, 2013 1:15 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

OTTAWA, March 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Health Canada and manufacturers are strengthening the labeling and instructions for the use of spray fibrin sealants following three deaths outside of Canada. Fibrin sealants, also known as topical hemostatic agents, are used during surgery to help...

High-Purity Medical Elastomers for Wire and Cable

March 15, 2013 11:48 am | by MDT Staff | Teknor Apex Company | Product Releases | Comments

Three new thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) wire and cable compounds from Teknor Apex Company combine the rubber-like durability and flexibility valued by hospital and clinical professionals and the high degree of purity required for meeting stringent medical standards.

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Semi-Automatic, Multi-Step Stripping Machine

March 15, 2013 11:34 am | by MDT Staff | Schleuniger, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The CoaxStrip 5200 is a semi-automatic, multi-step stripping machine for coaxial, multi-conductor cable and single conductor wire.

InspireMD Receives CE Mark Approval for Carotid Embolic Protection Stent

March 15, 2013 11:26 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

TEL-AVIV, Israel, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD's Carotid Embolic Protection Stent, based on InspireMD's proprietary MicroNet[TM] mesh technology, is designed to provide procedural and post-procedural distal embolic protection in...

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Porous Metal Products Used In Medical Device Designs

March 15, 2013 11:18 am | by MDT Staff | Mott Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Porous metal has been widely used in advanced technology applications and has found a number of uses in the design and manufacture of medical devices.

Linear Roller Guides

March 15, 2013 11:13 am | by MDT Staff | Advanced Machine | Product Releases | Comments

Tschudin & Heid linear roller cages and guides are components for machine, instrument, tool and fixture applications. The novel design of the rollers and cages allows the displacement of moving parts in an axial direction through the use of parallel shafts and sleeves.

OrthoSensor(TM) Showcases Intelligent Orthopedics at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2013 Annual Meeting

March 15, 2013 10:09 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OrthoSensor™, Inc., the leader in intelligent orthopedics, will be showcasing its innovative technology, including the Company's new product VERASENSE™, at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2013 Annual Meeting in Chicago's McCormick Place from March 19-23....

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GP Strategies Launches Cloud Version of infoMaestro® Product for the Medical Information Space

March 15, 2013 9:45 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

ELKRIDGE, Md., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) launched a cloud version of infoMaestro®, a cost-effective medical information solution that reduces compliance risk and enables companies to...

NMT Demonstrates the Future of Medical Monitoring

March 15, 2013 9:24 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NMT, Inc., an award-winning company engaged in pioneering highly advanced remote patient monitoring solutions, today announced that on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:00 PM Eastern Time / 9:00 PM Central Time, Chief Medical and Technology Officer, Marc Ó Gríofa, M.D. Ph.D....

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Stryker Announces the Launch of the ES2 Spinal System

March 15, 2013 9:01 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

ALLENDALE, N.J., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker announced today the launch of the ES2 Spinal System. The ES2 system is built on Stryker's trusted Xia 3 pedicle screw technology, which has been used in approximately 500,000 cases worldwide. ES2's streamlined implant and...

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Maddak Inc. Opens Possibilities For Disability Community With Launch Of Morph Wheels, First-Ever Foldable Wheelchair Wheels

March 15, 2013 9:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Maddak Inc., the largest manufacturer of Aids for Daily Living (ADL) products in the United States, today announced the launch of Morph Wheels, the first-ever foldable wheelchair wheels during the Abilities Expo in LA. Originally...

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Cardiovascular Systems Completes PMA Submission of Orbital Atherectomy System for Coronary Artery Disease Treatment

March 15, 2013 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 15, 2013--Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (CSI) (NASDAQ: CSII), announced today that it has submitted its Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its orbital atherectomy system, used to treat calcified coronary...

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Analysts "surprised" at sudden Intuitive Surgical sell-off

March 14, 2013 4:55 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Intuitive Surgical shares suffered a sudden sell-off today after the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists released a statement questioning some of the marketed benefits of robot-assisted surgery. ACOG president Dr. James Breeden issued a statement warning that the benefits of robot-assisted surgery may also be achieved through other minimally invasive methods.

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Analogic Ultrasound Highlights Full Suite of Ultrasound Solutions at EAU Congress

March 14, 2013 4:45 pm | by GlobeNewswire | News | Comments

Analogic Corporation (Nasdaq:ALOG), enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, will showcase for the first time its entire suite of ultrasound solutions that are Analogic Ultrasound at the 28th Annual European Association of Urology (EAU) Congress in Milan, Italy, March 15-19.

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