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Low Cost High Resolution 6GHz Counter-Timer

May 16, 2013 3:29 pm | by MDT Staff | Saelig Company, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Saelig has introduced the TF960, an economical 6GHz bench/portable frequency counter. It features a high quality temperature compensated internal frequency reference, which has a low aging rate and is stable to within ±1ppm over the full temperature range.

Neuro Kinetics in Tech Transfer Licensing Deal With Oregon Health & Science University

May 16, 2013 3:09 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device manufacturer Neuro Kinetics, Inc. (NKI) said today that it has licensed rights to patented diagnostic software developed at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) (www.ohsu.edu) that enables medical researchers to perform Pulse-Step-Sine Rotation...

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Valtech Cardio Treats First Mitral Regurgitation Patients with Percutaneous Annuloplasty Device Without Open-Heart Surgery

May 16, 2013 2:14 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Valtech Cardio Ltd., a medical device company that develops solutions for mitral valve repair and replacement, announced today that two patients diagnosed with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) have been treated successfully with the Transfemoral Cardioband™ Annuloplasty System.

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OrthoView Announces the U.S. Launch of a New, Subscription-based, Digital Planning and Templating Solution for Individual Orthopaedic Surgeons

May 16, 2013 2:01 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

JACKSONVILLE, Florida, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OrthoView PSL will allow individual surgeons in private practice in the U.S. to access the widely-used OrthoView digital templating software via the Cloud and requires just a PC and Internet connection to get started. OrthoView, the...

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Diabetes Care Club Acquires Priority Diabetes Supply, Obtains CMS Contract to Distribute Diabetic Supplies

May 16, 2013 1:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2013--Diabetes Care Club, a leading provider of mail-order diabetic testing supplies, has acquired Priority Diabetes Supply, Inc. As a result of the acquisition, Diabetes Care Club is now one of 18 providers in the nation with a contract from the Centers...

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Capillary Tubing for Analytical Techniques

May 16, 2013 12:28 pm | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Polymicro Technologies will exhibit its capillary tubing and related products at the 37th International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography. Featuring the latest developments in column technology, detection systems and applications using GC, LC and CE modes, the ISCC provides an annual forum for scientists involved in chromatographic separations.

Remove the ‘Frankenstein Effect’ from Medical Devices

May 16, 2013 12:19 pm | by Bob Frostholm, Director of Sales and Marketing, JVD Inc. | Blogs | Comments

Nowhere is the concept of developing a system with ‘point-products’ more hazardous than in medical devices. It is here that the performance of every aspect of the system is critical to the long-term behavior of the end product. Interoperability between components takes on a whole new meaning in the context of critical care. Like Shelley’s monster, multiple devices from multiple suppliers will perform differently under identical conditions.

World’s Smallest, Actively Q-Switched UV Laser

May 16, 2013 11:58 am | by MDT Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Spectra-Physics has introduced Explorer One, the world’s smallest, actively Q-switched diode-pumped solid-state ultraviolet lasers. The unique “It’s in the Box” design combines laser resonator and control electronics into a single housing, making Explorer One the most compact and lightweight UV laser in its class.

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EuroMedtech™ 2013 Helps Create Collaborative Pathways to Getting Medtech Innovation to Market

May 16, 2013 11:48 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ZURICH & DUESSELDORF, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2013--The fifth annual EuroMedtech™ partnering conference concluded last week in Duesseldorf, Germany. EuroMedtech is Europe’s leading medical technology partnering conference where participants engage with potential partners around in-...

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Wireless Pill Bottle Wins Healthcare Innovation World Cup

May 16, 2013 10:52 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Developers of a pill bottle that wirelessly transmits data, measures medication and sends patient reminders have emerged as grand prize winners in the Healthcare Innovation World Cup, the international diabetes innovation challenge funded by Boehringer Ingelheim and organized by HITLAB. ...

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Tryton Medical Announces CE Mark and European Launch of Next-Generation Tryton Side Branch SHORT Stent

May 16, 2013 10:03 am | by Tryton Medical | News | Comments

Tryton Medical, Inc., the leading developer of stents designed to treat bifurcation lesions, today announced that the company received the CE Mark for the Tryton Side Branch SHORT Stent, a novel coronary stent system that broadens the treatment options in bifurcations in large vessels with a short main branch landing zone.

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Stanford Engineers Monitor Heart Health Using Paper-Thin Flexible 'Skin'

May 16, 2013 9:59 am | by Thomas Sumner, Stanford News Service | News | Comments

Engineers combine layers of flexible materials into pressure sensors to create a wearable heart monitor thinner than a dollar bill. The skin-like device could one day provide doctors with a safer way to check the condition of a patient's heart.

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Terumo Europe NV Begins Commercial Distribution of BSD Medical Corporation’s MicroThermX® Microwave Ablation System at European Conference on Interventional Oncology

May 16, 2013 9:15 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BSD Medical Corporation, a leading provider of medical systems that utilize heat therapy to treat cancer, announced today that Terumo Europe NV (Terumo), a wholly owned subsidiary of Terumo Corporation, will begin commercial distribution of the MicroThermX ® Microwave Ablation System (MicroThermX) on June 19, 2013, at the annual European Conference on Interventional Oncology (ECIO).

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SynCardia Co-Founder Honored with Pioneer in Transplantation Award at ISHLT

May 16, 2013 9:10 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SynCardia Systems, Inc. (www.syncardia.com), manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that world-renowned heart surgeon and SynCardia co-founder Jack G. Copeland, MD, was awarded the prestigious Pioneer in...

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St. Jude Medical Announces European Approval of 3-D Vessel Reconstruction Technology to Aid Physicians in Stent Placement

May 16, 2013 8:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2013--St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced CE Mark approval of its ILUMIEN ™ OPTIS ™ PCI Optimization System ™, a new technology designed to provide physicians with a comprehensive disease assessment tool for...

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