There is a new solution of materials managers dealing with excess inventory. MDLMedical.com is a members-only, on-line exchange that helps hospitals and surgical centers buy and sell unused, new medical devices and implants; purchase needed inventory at market-determined prices and recover some of the costs of their idle surgical inventory.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 7, 2012--The Harvard Clinical Research Institute (HCRI) announced today the successful completion of randomization in the DAPT Study, with the total number of patients randomized exceeding the upper goal set for the Study. The DAPT Study is a four-year clinical trial...
Vascular Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has launched the SuperCross FT, a new flexible-tip version of its line of SuperCross microcatheters. SuperCross FT has been designed to address the majority of complex interventional procedures in which a flexible tipped microcatheter is needed.
An estimated 40% of healthcare equipment in developing countries is out of service, compared with less than 1% in high-income countries. The inappropriate deployment of medical technologies from wealthy countries plays a major part in this high failure rate.
A disturbing number of AEDs out there fail to do their job, or would fail if called upon to work.
Researchers in India have developed an improved expert system for the diagnosis of thyroid disease.
Groundbreaking report in Mayo Clinic Proceedings examines the implications of the Accountable Care Organization component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a bill designed to save up to $200 billion in health care costs over the next 15 years.
Bias may be completely unintentional, but everyone has it to one degree or another. It is the responsibility of ethical scientists to acknowledge those biases so that research data can be viewed more accurately and science is not slanted.
Medical devices save countless lives, but an interdisciplinary research team warns that federal regulators need to improve how they track security and privacy problems in medical devices.
The business, Exscien -- which in Latin means 'for science' -- was recently awarded a grant by the National Institutes of Health to support the development of a new drug aimed at preventing and reversing acute lung injury.
Medical and industrial equipment maker Roper Industries is buying hospital software company Sunquest Information Systems for approximately $1.42 billion.
Adult stem cells extracted during liposuction can be used to grow healthy new small-diameter blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery and other procedures, according to new research presented at the American Heart Association's Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2012 Scientific Sessions.
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SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world’s first and only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston has performed New England’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Cook Medical 510(k) clearance for the Evolution® Colonic Controlled-Release Stent, Cook announced today. The new stent expands Cook's line of Evolution controlled-release stents...
Flexible Stenting Solutions touts CE Mark approval for additional sizes of its FlexStent self-expanding iliac stents. FSS touts CE Mark win for new self-expanding stent sizes News Well, 510(k), CE Mark, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Regulatory Roundup, Regulatory/Complianceread more
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Ultrasonix Medical Corporation has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its SonixGPS technology for Vascular Access procedures.
With the University of Pittsburgh’s development of a cell-free, biodegradable artery graft comes a potentially transformative change in coronary artery bypass surgeries: Within 90 days after surgery, the patient will have a regenerated artery...
Clinical investigators are for the first time examining the retrograde tibiopedal interventional approach, an endovascular technique that has the potential to reduce the rate of leg amputations by as much as 50 percent in patients with critical limb ischemia...
Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that a single protein molecule may hold the key to turning cardiac stem cells into blood vessels or muscle tissue, a finding that may lead to better ways to treat heart attack patients.
The Penumbra System® family of aspiration thrombectomy devices now includes the MAX System of Reperfusion Catheters for removal of clots in patients experiencing acute ischemic stroke. The MAX System neuro-interventional devices offer a fast, simplified...
CardiAQ Valve Technologies Reports Cardiovascular Medicine Milestone: First-in-Human Nonsurgical Percutaneous Implantation of a Bioprosthetic Mitral Heart ValveJune 15, 2012 6:01 am | News | Comments
CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ), which has developed the world’s first self-conforming and self-anchoring technology for nonsurgical Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation (TMVI), today announced that the Company has achieved a cardiovascular medicine milestone...
STENTYS S.A. (STNT.PA), a medical technology company commercializing the world's first and only Self-Apposing® Stent to treat Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI), announced today that it has enrolled the first patient in its ‘APPOSITION IV’ clinical study...