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October 2014 Digital Edition

October 21, 2014 | by MDT Staff | Comments

With the advantages plastics can offer, along with the flexibility in material selection and physical characteristics, it’s no wonder why molding is used to some degree in a large percentage of medical device designs. Moving Molding Forward is a Roundtable feature that highlights...

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September 2014 Digital Edition

September 24, 2014 4:57 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

Designers developing medical devices that are introduced into the body through a catheter or similar solution have very specific characteristics that need to be achieved for that transfer system. Streamlined Process for Wire-Reinforced Catheters and...


July/August 2014 Digital Edition

August 21, 2014 10:40 am | by MDT Staff | Comments

As humans integrate more electronics into their bodies to monitor their health, new ICs are expected to extract ambient energy from their surroundings to power these revolutionary devices, explains Niranjan Pathare of Texas Instruments in our Cover Story...


2014/2015 Buyers' Guide Digital Edition

June 26, 2014 4:57 pm | Comments

The MDT Buyers' Guide is a comprehensive directory that includes an array of technology and service categories critical to designers and manufacturers of medical devices. From products to services, the Guide covers a full range of resources needed...


May 2014 Digital Edition

May 13, 2014 4:39 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

In May, there are three presentations that contribute to the cover focus of in vitro diagnostics. “RFID Enables a Clear Line of Sight to Time Savings” highlights the use of RFID to track compounds, chemicals, and reagents; while “The Role of Polymer...


April 2014 Digital Edition

April 15, 2014 10:03 am | Comments

Scanadu emerges with the largest step in home healthcare innovation since the thermometer, championing an elite field of medical device companies utilizing crowdfunding and early 3D printing. Crowdfunding and 3D Printing for Vital Signs...


March 2014 Digital Edition

March 11, 2014 2:54 pm | Comments

When developing an electronic medical device, there are many factors that need to be considered. “Designing-In Batteries for Medical Devices” looks at battery standards and the design issues most frequently encountered when designing-in batteries.


January/February 2014 Digital Edition

February 20, 2014 4:01 pm | Comments

Advances in materials and processing refinements make new medical device designs possible. Extruding the Best Out of Multilumen Tubing explores key factors of the multilumen extrusion process as they are used by processors and engineers...


November/December 2013 Digital Edition

December 6, 2013 12:55 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

While 2013 proved challenging for the medical device industry, 2014 is going to be just as dynamic. The cover feature offers a collection of perspectives on what to expect in the next year...


October 2013 Digital Edition

October 3, 2013 4:42 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

In an effort to advance the benefits that lasers can offer to surgeons, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center partnered with a motor and motion control specialist to fabricate an endoscopic laser scalpel that incorporates a remote-controlled beam steering device right in the endoscope head.


September 2013 Digital Edition

September 5, 2013 12:04 pm | Comments

While the use of disposables in healthcare is certainly nothing new, their implementation as instrumentation in orthopedic procedures is. “Disposables in the O.R.” takes a look at the benefits of this trend.


July/August 2013 Digital Edition

August 27, 2013 5:07 pm | Comments

Innovative control technology offers medical professionals and technicians the potential to do much more with diagnostic imaging equipment. “A New Dimension in Diagnostics,” this issue's cover story, looks at intuitive controls for radiological applications.


2013/2014 Buyers' Guide Digital Edition

July 10, 2013 9:21 am | Comments

The MDT 2013/2014 Buyers' Guide features a comprehensive directory that includes an array of technology and service categories that are critical to the designers and manufacturers of medical devices.


May 2013 Digital Edition

May 22, 2013 4:22 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

As medical devices continue to get smaller in size, the assembly of the internal electronics becomes more critical. “Device Shrinkage Achieved Through Consideration of Assembly Factors,” this month’s cover story, looks at this issue and how working earlier with an outsourcing partner can help.


April 2013 Digital Edition

April 25, 2013 2:45 pm | by MDT Staff | Comments

Given the number of device applications that involve the transfer of a gas or liquid, it is no wonder pump technology is such a significant part of many healthcare-related products. “Innovation Drives Pump Technology to Meet Today’s Medical Designs” focuses on how today’s medical device demands are being answered by advanced pump technology.


Test Center 2013 Digital Supplement

April 17, 2013 11:50 am | by MDT Staff | Comments

The 2013 Test Center supplement to MDT covers a number of areas of medical device testing relevant to design engineers. One article covers examining and testing the human factor when it comes to the handling of a medical device. Another article focuses on the new ASTM F1929-12 guidelines for testing for seal leaks in porous medical packaging using dye.



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