Regardless of the reason for the placement of a medical device inside the body, it is still treated as a foreign invader. Cells attack the device, creating an inflammatory response. As a result, implanted medical devices are unable to perform at their optimum level.
UC Irvine Extension has enhanced its Medical Product Development and Clinical Trials certificate programs, opening access for biomedical professionals nationwide and internationally to participate through a new online element.
Utilizing an innovative pump, Dr. Peter Bregman has been able to successfully perform surgical procedures on his podiatry patients without having to resort to the use of general anesthesia.
IDES, a leader in search engine technologies for plastic materials information, offers their free plastics search engine, Prospector X5, to professionals around the world.
Thunderline-Z, a designer and manufacturer of RF, DC, and capacitive feed throughs, as well as soldered and direct sealed hermetic packages, has developed an advanced search engine that covers their entire database of previously designed feed throughs.
Employing user-friendly software, the Tactilus foot platform and insole sensor systems generate in-depth statistical information and dynamic 2-D and 3-D profile images for medical and ergonomic body mapping needs.
This diode type (DT) thermistor series is a highly reliable thermal sensor suitable for use in a variety of high temperature applications. The thermistors offer a wide operating temperature range of -58°F to +482°F and feature a glass sealed body for high reliability and stability.
Providing design engineers with a rugged sensor capable of delivering stable position sensing over a wide range of temperatures, this Hall-effect sensor is designed for medical equipment applications and must operate in harsh environments.
Designed to address the need for global standardization and “in stock” availability, these tubular style sensors are offered in two-wire and three-wire DC, in sizes M8, M12, M18, and M30, with quick-disconnect or cable-out.
Series SJR miniature S-beam type force sensors are designed for tension and compression testing for applications with limited space. They measure approximately 0.7 in. x 0.3 in. x 0.75 in and feature threaded holes for the mounting of attachments or implements.
The R-Series sensor, part of the Temposonics family of magnetostrictive position sensors, is now offered with standard Fieldbus outputs. It is also now available in flexible (RF) sensing element application housings, in addition to hydraulic (RH) and profile (RP) housings.
This gearhead is ideally suited for medical applications due to its high performance and reliability. The CSF-XHJ Size 8 gearhead delivers 2 arc-min positional accuracy in a package size that is just 32 mm (square) x 49 mm long. It has a rated torque of 21 in-lb and a maximum torque of 80 in-lb.
The LED-100 is a UV curing system powered by an advanced light emitting diode that has an output of 600 mW/cm 2 at 365 nm. The compact hand held unit operates from a battery or from a 100-240 AC source.
This 1-W single-chip LED module, designated the LK Series, provides up to 60-lumen output for a wide range of uses including medical applications requiring a reliable, high-intensity light source.