Yole Développement Announces CCD, CMOS and a-Si technologies Are Reshaping the Medical Imaging IndustryOctober 8, 2012 4:25 pm | by Yole Développement | Comments
Yole Développement is pleased to release the report “X-ray and Endoscopy Medical Imaging Applications & Technology Trends”. This report is an overview of all the solid-state image sensor technologies currently commercialized in endoscopy and X-ray imaging. Yole Développement’s analysis includes market forecasts till 2017 with in-depth analysis of each product category...
New data from a study of Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implant shows that the direct aortic implantation approach is feasible. Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) presented new data from a clinical trial of its CoreValve heart implant at the PCR London Valves 2012 meeting, showing that the direct aortic approach is feasible, and launched another trial of the transcatheter aortic valve implant. News Well, Clinical Trials, Replacement Heart Valvesread more
Cleveland-based startup, Surgical Theater, LLC, announced today the allowance of a United States patent that covers transforming any given patient’s own static CT and MR images into a realistic, interactive, 3D computer-based model of that patient. The premier neurosurgery imaging platform, known as the Selman Surgical Rehearsal Platform...
SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world's first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that University Medical Center (UMC) Ljubljana has transplanted Slovenia's first patient to receive the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. The patient, 61-year-old Nikola Gašpic, received a matching donor heart on July 1...
August U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $470.44 million according to AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the USMTO program, was up 3.4% from July but down 4.7% when compared with the total of $493.60 million reported for August 2011.
Following Health Canada approval, Cook Medical made the Zilver Vena Venous Self-Expanding Stent available to physicians across Canada at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery. Designed to restore blood flow in obstructed iliofemoral veins, Zilver Vena provides physicians with a tool designed specifically for stenting obstructed iliofemoral veins.
Technological advances in wireless technologies are leading to developments in the remote patient monitoring market, offering increased convenience to patients and improved access to efficient data management for medical professionals, states a new report by industry experts GBI Research.
The medical device industry used its annual confab in Boston to express optimism that the votes are there in the U.S. Senate for a repeal of the medical device tax. Leaders of the medical device industry expressed confidence last week that the votes are there in the U.S. Senate for a full repeal of the medical device tax, slated to go into effect in January 2013. "At the moment, I'm still betting that the tax will be repealed," B.Braun Medical CEO Caroll Neubauer told audience members at the AdvaMed 2012 conference in Boston. "We have a bill in the U.S. Senate, which if it gets to the floor would pass. It would get 53 or 54 votes from outspoken senators, including Democrats, who are going to vote for it. News Well, Medical Device Taxread more
What can the medical device world learn from medical aesthetics? A conversation with Allergan's David PyottOctober 8, 2012 1:30 pm | by Mass Device | Comments
Allergan CEO and medical aesthetics pioneer David Pyott talks with MassDevice.com on what the business of beauty can teach the medical device industry about consumer centric medicine. Allergan (NYSE:AGN) CEO David Pyott has described himself as a "mountaineer," a "born marketer," and a bit of a masochist, but there's 1 thing the man undoubtedly is: A pioneer of the medical technology world. News Well, MassDevice Big 100read more
The FDA is not equipped to determine which therapies will benefit which patients, according to medical device legend Dr. Tom Fogarty. Fogarty (l) and Abele The FDA isn't capable of living up to its mandate to balance risk and safety for patients, according to medical device legend Dr. Tom Fogarty, a serial medtech entrepreneur who's also a consultant for the federal watchdog agency. News Well, Industry Council, Innovation, Regulatory/Compliance, Trade Showread more
PHILADELPHIA — The American Association for Cancer Research welcomes Patrice J. Morin, Ph.D., as director of scientific review and grants administration. Morin, who has been actively involved in cancer research for more than 20 years, will be guiding the scientific review and administration of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) grants as well as other AACR [...]
Boston Scientific is the 1st to sign a master research agreement under the Minnesota Innovation Partnerships, establishing streamlined standards for research grants, intellectual property rights, liability and more. News Well, Research & Developmentread more
Transcatheter aortic valve implantation hits the 10-year mark, having matured during that time "from an ugly ducking into a beautiful swan," according to TAVI pioneers. The 1st transcatheter aortic valve was implanted 10 years ago, laying the foundation for a game-changing technology that has since matured "from an ugly duckling into a beautiful swan," according one researcher. News Well, Replacement Heart Valvesread more
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2012--Neuros Medical, Inc., a medical device company, today announced the addition of Joe Schwoebel to their management team as Vice President, Clinical and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Schwoebel is an experienced medical device executive, who will lead the Company’s...
Research and Markets: Canada Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Spinal Surgery, Orthobiologics, Trauma Fixation and OthersOctober 8, 2012 8:43 am | by The Associated Press | Comments
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2012--Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xmb5sz/canada_orthopedic ) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Canada Orthopedic Devices Market Outlook to 2018 - Arthroscopy, Cranio Maxillofacial Fixation (CMF), Hip...