Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the medicaldevice-network.com web site http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ en-us http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ Medical Device Network-Updates http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Calbiotech, Intrinsic LifeSciences sign deal to develop ELISA test kit for hepcidin http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscalbiotech-intrinsic-lifesciences-sign-deal-to-develop-elisa-test-kit-for-hepcidin-4332380 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscalbiotech-intrinsic-lifesciences-sign-deal-to-develop-elisa-test-kit-for-hepcidin-4332380 US-based life science companies Calbiotech and Intrinsic LifeSciences (ILS) have entered into a partnership to develop and validate ELISA kits for hepcidin, a hormone that acts as an indicator of iron disorders. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Transluminal gets CE Mark for velox CD vascular closure device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstransluminal-gets-ce-mark-for-velox-cd-vascular-closure-device-4332452 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstransluminal-gets-ce-mark-for-velox-cd-vascular-closure-device-4332452 Transluminal Technologies, a US-based medical device company, has secured CE Mark approval for its velox CD vascular closure device. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TDI Power Releases Two New Products to its Medical Power Portfolio http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tdipower/pressnew-products-medical-power-portfolio.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tdipower/pressnew-products-medical-power-portfolio.html TDI Power has launched two new products to their medical portfolio, both are medical and hospital grade devices certified to be used within the patient care area. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:28:00 GMT eZono launches eZGuide adaptive needle recognition http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsezono-launches-ezguide-adaptive-needle-recognition-4331077 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsezono-launches-ezguide-adaptive-needle-recognition-4331077 eZono, a Germany-based developer of tablet ultrasound systems, has introduced eZGuide Adaptive Needle Recognition (eZGuide ANR), which allows clinicians to use their needle of choice with the help of a magnetic detection technology. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sorin's Solo Smart aortic pericardial heart valve gets FDA approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssorins-solo-smart-aortic-pericardial-heart-valve-gets-fda-approval-4331163 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssorins-solo-smart-aortic-pericardial-heart-valve-gets-fda-approval-4331163 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Italy-based medical company Sorin's Solo Smart aortic pericardial heart valve. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Multisorb Technologies-Physical and Chemical Stability in Healthcare Products Packaging http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/ Multisorb Technologies provides internationally recognised solutions to protect and manage healthcare product packaging being affected by oxygen, moisture, hydrocarbons or other substances. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:57:00 GMT AstraZeneca and QIAGEN to develop diagnostic test for NSCLC patients for IRESSA treatment http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastrazeneca-qiagen-develop-diagnostic-test-nsclc-patients-iressa-treatment-4329755 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastrazeneca-qiagen-develop-diagnostic-test-nsclc-patients-iressa-treatment-4329755 UK-based AstraZeneca has entered into collaboration with Netherlands-based QIAGEN to develop a non-invasive diagnostic test to identify non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients who are suitable for treatment with IRESSA, an epidermal growth factor… Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Masimo’s Radius-7 wearable patient monitor gets CE Mark approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimos-radius-7-wearable-patient-monitor-gets-ce-mark-approval-4329999 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimos-radius-7-wearable-patient-monitor-gets-ce-mark-approval-4329999 Masimo has received CE Mark approval for its Radius-7, the first rainbow signal extraction technology (SET) based noninvasive wearable, wireless monitor for Root patient monitoring and connectivity platform. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TDI Power-Mobile Power and Charging Solutions for Medical Equipment http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tdipower/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tdipower/ TDI Power's new MediPower medical power system provides 175VA of output with a peak power of 250VA. The efficient design provides the necessary power to support medical equipment, while providing the proper overload capability required by devices suc… Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:48:00 GMT Astute Medical and OCD partner to advance new acute kidney injury test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastute-medical-and-ocd-partner-to-advance-new-acute-kidney-injury-test-4328999 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastute-medical-and-ocd-partner-to-advance-new-acute-kidney-injury-test-4328999 Astute Medical has entered into a strategic collaboration with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics (OCD) that will expand access to a new test that evaluates critically ill patients for risk of acute kidney injury (AKI), a prevalent and deadly condition. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic and Lifetech extend relationship to manufacture pacemakers for Chinese market http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-lifetech-extend-relationship-manufacture-pacemakers-chinese-market-4329081 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-lifetech-extend-relationship-manufacture-pacemakers-chinese-market-4329081 US-based Medtronic and China-based Lifetech Scientific have expanded their strategic alliance to manufacture pacemakers based on Medtronic technology for the Chinese market. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Philips’ VISIQ ultra mobile ultrasound system gets FDA marketing approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsphilips-visiq-ultra-mobile-ultrasound-system-gets-fda-marketing-approval-4328133 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsphilips-visiq-ultra-mobile-ultrasound-system-gets-fda-marketing-approval-4328133 Dutch firm Royal Philips has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration to market its ultra mobile ultrasound system, VISIQ, in the US. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT NICE recommends intrabeam radiotherapy for breast cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnice-recommends-intrabeam-radiotherapy-for-breast-cancer-4328039 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnice-recommends-intrabeam-radiotherapy-for-breast-cancer-4328039 The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK has recommended intrabeam radiotherapy as a treatment option for people with early breast cancer. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT New stem cell operation to revolutionise knee cartilage treatment http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-stem-cell-operation-to-revolutionise-knee-cartilage-treatment-4327056 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnew-stem-cell-operation-to-revolutionise-knee-cartilage-treatment-4327056 Surgeons at the Southampton General Hospital in the UK have carried out a new knee operation that could prevent the development of arthritis. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Spectranetics gets FDA approval for peripheral atherectomy devices to treat in-stent restenosis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsspectranetics-fda-approval-peripheral-atherectomy-devices-treat-in-stent-restenosis-4327181 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsspectranetics-fda-approval-peripheral-atherectomy-devices-treat-in-stent-restenosis-4327181 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given 510(k) clearance to Spectranetics' peripheral atherectomy products, Turbo-Tandem and Turbo Elite, used to treat in-stent restenosis (ISR). Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Vittamed's two neuromonitoring devices get CE Mark approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvittameds-two-neuromonitoring-devices-get-ce-mark-approval-4325902 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvittameds-two-neuromonitoring-devices-get-ce-mark-approval-4325902 US-based neurodiagnostics firm Vittamed has secured CE Mark approval for its Vittamed 205 for non-invasive intracranial pressure (ICP) measurement and Vittamed 505 for non-invasive cerebrovascular autoregulation monitoring devices. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT IMRIS's VISIUS surgical theatre with iMRI gets approval for sale in Europe http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimris-visius-surgical-theatre-imri-gets-approval-sale-europe-4325797 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimris-visius-surgical-theatre-imri-gets-approval-sale-europe-4325797 US-based IMRIS has secured CE Mark approval to integrate the next-generation magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) core technology into the VISIUS surgical theatre, clearing the way for its sales and marketing in the European Union. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Metria™ Informed Health to Monitor and Transmit Physiological Information http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-wearable-sensor-technology-sensing-the-future/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-wearable-sensor-technology-sensing-the-future/ In the years ahead, we'll see a greater emphasis on preventing disease before it starts. People are taking greater control of their health - leveraging mobility solutions and social media to make more informed decisions and change behaviors. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:44:00 GMT Boston Scientific's Rebel coronary stent system gets approval from FDA http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientifics-rebel-coronary-stent-system-approval-fda-4324600 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientifics-rebel-coronary-stent-system-approval-fda-4324600 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved US-based Boston Scientific's Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system used for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT St Jude Medical's FlexAbility ablation catheter gets European approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-flexability-ablation-catheter-gets-european-approval-4324620 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-flexability-ablation-catheter-gets-european-approval-4324620 St Jude Medical has received CE Mark approval for its FlexAbility ablation catheter, a new ablation technology used by electrophysiologists, to treat cardiac arrhythmias. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT