The medical device and diagnostics market is set to grow at 4.5 percent per year (CAGR) between 2012 and 2018, totalling $455 billion in 2018, according to the newly-released EvaluateMedTech World Preview 2013, Outlook to 2018: The Future of Medtech report from market intelligence firm Evaluate Ltd.
Vascular Dynamics, Inc. Initiates "First in Human" Clinical Study of Its MobiusHDTM Device for the Treatment of Drug Resistant HypertensionSeptember 23, 2013 8:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Vascular Dynamics, Inc. (VDI) announced today the first patient has been treated with the MobiusHD device; a catheter-delivered implant designed for the treatment of drug resistant hypertension. Dr. Chandan Devireddy of Emory University School of Medicine treated the first patient in the FDA-approved CALM-FIM_US Study.
Digital Angel Corporation, a provider of implantable medical device identification and radiation dose measurement technologies, following its recent share exchange with VeriTeQ Acquisition Corporation (“VeriTeQ”), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has released its Final Rule for Unique Device Identification (“UDI”).
A patient injured during throat surgery accused medical device maker Teleflex of liability in a personal injury suit after a piece of one of the company's surgical devices broke off and was left in his neck during throat surgery. Patient Michael Kellerman says that Teleflex sold a faulty product...
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation today announced the first implantation of its Integra Titan Reverse Shoulder System, in the United States. The system, which is used in the treatment of shoulder replacement surgery, was implanted by William Geissler, M.D., Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
AdvaMed 2013: The MedTech Conference, the medical technology industry's premier gathering, opens Monday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. More than 2,000 attendees representing approximately 1,000 medical device and diagnostics companies will discuss the key regulatory, reimbursement, legal, compliance and business issues impacting the industry.
Elekta Announces Monaco 5.0 -- Comprehensive Radiation Treatment Planning Capabilities Brought Together in One SystemSeptember 21, 2013 9:22 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments
Elekta today announced Monaco® 5.0, which consolidates support for all of the most clinically useful delivery techniques in a single treatment planning system, and features refinements to planning speed and precision. "This latest Monaco release brings together the best capabilities...
Honeywell Sensing and Control’s new Digital Pressure Sensors with CANopen, Model DPS, are rugged, all-welded, provide consistent performance in harsh environments, and can be used in a wide range of demanding applications like transportation, process control, factory automation, medical equipment systems, and aerospace test and research.
Binder-USA has announced a new angled M8 field-attachable connector with screw clamp termination. The screw clamp termination makes field-assembly simple by eliminating the requirements of special tooling.
Analogic Corporation, enabling the world's medical imaging and aviation security technology, today announced that it has acquired the remaining ownership stake in PocketSonics, Inc., a privately held ultrasound technology firm based in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Vital Access today announced the first U.S. commercial implantation of their VWING Vascular Needle Guide, in a patient presenting with cannulation challenges and with difficulties in achieving ideal dialysis access due to the depth and tortuosity of their AV fistula.
On September 4th, Dr. Phillip C. Hoopes, Jr., a surgeon at Hoopes Vision, successfully placed a light adjustable intraocular lens implant in a cataract patient as part of a new FDA clinical study. The surgery, which took place at Hoopes Vision's on-site surgery center, EyeSurg of Utah, was the first of its kind to take place in Utah.
TEKO is the first enclosures manufacturer to launch a professional housing solution for the Raspberry PI. The new TEK-BERRY enclosure has a distinctive design that is the result of detailed analysis of the characteristics required to perfectly house this innovative minicomputer.
TandD Corp. has introduced two NEW Temperature/Humidity Data Loggers. The TR-702 comes in two versions: The TR-702NW with integrated Ethernet and the TR-702AW with Wireless integrated 802.11b/g Wi-Fi.
CAS DataLoggers Engineer Terry Nagy has worked on a uniquely challenging data acquisition application which highlights the effectiveness of Delphin data loggers. A medical equipment manufacturer had a customer in a hospital who was experiencing problems with a particular CT scan machine that would reset in the middle of the procedure, which cost significant time as patients often had to be scanned again.