Sensable's Freeform® 3D Organic Design System Helps Maxillofacial Surgical Teams Rebuild Faces -- and Lives -- with Better ImplantsOctober 27, 2011 9:32 am | News | Comments
WILMINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sensable announced that custom facial prosthetics, custom dental and maxillofacial implants, as well as custom surgical guides, created with its FreeformÂ® 3D modeling and design system will be spotlighted at the 2011 American Association of Maxillofacial Prosthetics annual conference...
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spineology Inc., the innovator in anatomy-conserving spine surgery, announced today that it will unveil its new Thresholdâ„¢ pedicular fixation system at the North American Spine Society's 2011 Annual Conference in early November.
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, a growing number of injuries to the aging population combined with more active lifestyles will lead to unspectacular but steady growth in the market for orthopedic bracing devices through 2015.
(Reuters) - Medtronic Inc has asked software security experts to investigate the safety of its insulin pumps, as a new claim surfaced that at least one of its devices could be hacked to dose diabetes patients with potentially lethal amounts of insulin. While there are no known examples of such a cyber attack on a medical device, Medtronic told Reuters that it was doing "everything it can" to address the security flaws.
(Reuters) - Recycled pacemakers donated from U.S. funeral homes could offer a safe way to get the heart devices to people in the developing world who otherwise might not be able to afford them, a U.S. study said. An estimated 1 million to 2 million people around the world die...
Oklahoma Pastor with Total Artificial Heart Marks 1 Year of Life at Home with Freedom Portable DriverOctober 27, 2011 5:56 am | News | Comments
Tucson AZ USA -- Medical E-Mail Newsâ„¢ / Oct 26 2011 -- SynCardia Systems, Inc., manufacturer of the world's only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Oklahoma pastor Troy Golden has surpassed one year of life
NEW ALBANY, Ind. - Indiana-based engineering and life sciences companies have contracted with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh to adapt a technology that holds promise to help soldiers regrow tissue and recover from severe wounds.
We’ve cured cancer. Well...not quite, but according to some, early detection will eradicate deadly diseases. This was one of many fascinating topics covered at the 2011 Imec Tech Forum.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced the launch of the first non-absorbable, uni-directional barbed suture, part of its family of V-Locâ„¢ wound closure devices.
Israel: Q Core, developers of medical infusion delivery systems, will be introducing the Sapphire infusion pump at the upcoming MEDICA Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, November 16-19, 2011. The lightweight, accurate and highly versatile infusion pump is a comprehensive multi therapy, drug delivery solution...
(Reuters) - U.S. reviewers said a Medtronic Inc device was effective for treating a common heart rhythm disorder, but they raised concerns about its safety. Medtronic's Cardiac Ablation System is designed to treat persistent atrial fibrillation...
Companies & Markets: Global Spinal Surgery Devices Market Forecast to Reach USD 12.6 Billion in 2017October 25, 2011 11:17 am | News | Comments
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Spinal Surgery Devices Market to 2017 - Motion Preserving Spinal Non-Fusion Procedures to Drive Long Term Growth. The global market for medical spinal surgery devices is forecast to reach $12.6 billion in 2017 at a CAGR of 10%.
Companies & Markets: Global Home Healthcare Equipment Market Forecast to Increase at a CAGR of 6 per cent During the Period 2010-2017October 25, 2011 11:06 am | News | Comments
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Home Healthcare Equipment Market to 2017 - Increased Prevalence of Chronic Diseases in the Elderly Population to Stimulate Growth. The global home healthcare equipment market was valued at $32.6 billion in 2010...
Companies & Markets: China to be the Fastest Growing Endoscopy Devices Market Among Emerging EconomiesOctober 25, 2011 11:02 am | News | Comments
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Endoscopy Devices Market in Emerging Economies (India, China, Brazil) - Growing Investments in Hospitals to be the Major Growth Driver. The endoscopy devices market in the emerging economies of China, India and Brazil grew at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4%, 3% and 3%.
BEVERLY, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Microline Surgical, a leading manufacturer of reposable instruments for minimally invasive surgery, today announced that it has completed the merger of Starion Instrumentsâ„¢ Corp, a developer of surgical technology for sealing and dividing soft tissue.
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the obstetrics/gynecology (OB/GYN) ultrasound system segment of the overall women's health imaging system market in the United States...
Hospitals, Healthcare Providers to Benefit from New Premier Agreements for Dialysis Products and AccessoriesOctober 25, 2011 10:45 am | News | Comments
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Premier healthcare alliance today announced new agreements for dialysis products and accessories have been awarded to AngioDynamics of Latham, N.Y.; B Braun Medical, Inc. of Bethlehem, Pa.; Covidien...
K2M Continues its Momentum with Nine New Products at 2011 North American Spine Society Annual MeetingOctober 25, 2011 10:40 am | News | Comments
LEESBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--K2M, Inc., a spinal device company developing innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and minimally invasive procedures, today announced it will introduce five new products at the North American Spine Society (NASS) 26th Annual Meeting...
Leading Innovator Alpha-Stim Gains Support of Medical Professionals and Patients in Opposing New FDA RuleOctober 25, 2011 10:37 am | News | Comments
MINERAL WELLS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alpha-Stim, cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) devices providing treatment for anxiety, depression, insomnia and pain, announces its user-supported campaign to change an FDA rule regarding Pre-Market Approval (PMA),
'Extreme EVAR and TEVAR' a Hot Topic at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) 2012October 25, 2011 7:27 am | News | Comments
MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 25, 2011 -- Endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) and thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) take center stage at the upcoming 24th Annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET), which brings together...
DURHAM, N.C. -- For the first time, molecular events below the skin can be seen not only in three dimensions, but in their true color. The new method developed by Duke University bioengineers detects and shows in vivid shades of red the levels of hemoglobin being carried by blood vessels, even the tiniest ones whose diameter can be as narrow as a few red blood cells.
(Reuters Health) - Orthopedic surgeons have received hundreds of millions of dollars from joint implant manufacturers in recent years, according to a report released Monday. In 2007, five device makers said they had paid surgeons more than $198 million, with 43 payments exceeding $1 million.
(Reuters) - AtriCure Inc's Synergy Ablation System heart-rhythm device is safe and effective, but its trial size and design raise some concerns, U.S. medical device reviewers said.
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bioject Medical Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:BJCT), a leading developer of needle-free drug delivery systems, today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a communication on the use of jet injectors with influenza vaccines.
LIMERICK, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) today announced the launch of the ArrowADVANTAGE5 pressure-injectable peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC). ArrowADVANTAGE5 provides features clinicians have come to expect in a PICC, plus five unique advantages.