Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 FDA authorises Lumicell to launch feasibility study in breast cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-lumicell-feasibility-study-breast-cancer-4583333 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-lumicell-feasibility-study-breast-cancer-4583333 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted investigational device exemption (IDE) approval to Lumicell to initiate a feasibility study for intraoperative imaging of breast cancer during surgery. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Dassault Systèmes set to launch first simulated human heart http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdassault-systemes-first-simulated-human-heart-4583335 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdassault-systemes-first-simulated-human-heart-4583335 Dassault Systèmes has announced plans to commercially release the first simulated human heart from its Living Heart Project on 29 May. Thu, 21 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Mauna Kea Technologies secures CE Mark to use Cellvizio in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmauna-ce-mark-cellvizio-minimally-invasive-laparoscopic-surgery-4582297 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmauna-ce-mark-cellvizio-minimally-invasive-laparoscopic-surgery-4582297 Mauna Kea Technologies has secured CE Mark for the use of its multidisciplinary confocal laser endomicroscopy platform, Cellvizio, in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgical indications. Wed, 20 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Multisorb to Focus on Driving Profitability through Efficiencies at Pharmapack North America http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/pressefficiencies-pharmapack.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/multisorbtechnologies/pressefficiencies-pharmapack.html Multisorb Technologies will highlight how the efficiencies of its sorbent dispensing systems and simulation technology can help pharmaceutical companies and drive profitability at Pharmapack North America from 9-10 June at the Jacob K Javits Conventi… Wed, 20 May 2015 11:24:00 GMT DyAnsys develops non-narcotic solution for patients with long-term chronic pain http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdyansys-non-narcotic-solution-long-term-chronic-pain-4581468 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdyansys-non-narcotic-solution-long-term-chronic-pain-4581468 US-based medical device maker, DyAnsys has launched a new and effective non-narcotic solution for the treatment of people suffering from long-term chronic pain. Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Abbott’s Absorb GT1 stent system secures CE Mark for treatment of CAD http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-absorb-gt1-stent-system-ce-mark-cad-4581463 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-absorb-gt1-stent-system-ce-mark-cad-4581463 Abbott has received CE Mark for its Absorb GlideTrack (GT1) catheter for the treatment of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Tue, 19 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT St Jude releases new data on CardioMEMS HF system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-new-data-cardiomems-hf-system-4580223 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-new-data-cardiomems-hf-system-4580223 St Jude Medical has presented new data that supports improved outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the CardioMEMS HF System for the management of Class III heart failure patients at the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 36th Annual Scientific Session in Bos… Mon, 18 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Olympus introduces new urology devices at AUA 2015 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-urology-devices-aua-2015-4579251 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-urology-devices-aua-2015-4579251 US-based medical and surgical products designer Olympus has launched several new urology devices at the ongoing American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Rosetta introduces two FGFR3 gene mutation assays for bladder cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrosetta-fgfr3-gene-mutation-assays-bladder-cancer-4579223 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrosetta-fgfr3-gene-mutation-assays-bladder-cancer-4579223 Rosetta Genomics has launched two new fibroblast growth factor receptor 3 (FGFR3) gene mutation assays for bladder cancer at the ongoing American Urological Association Annual Meeting (AUA 2015) in New Orleans, Louisiana, US. Sun, 17 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT ResMed’s SERVE-HF trial fails to meet primary endpoint http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-serve-hf-trial-fails-primary-endpoint-4576815 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsresmed-serve-hf-trial-fails-primary-endpoint-4576815 ResMed's Phase III SERVE-HF trial of adaptive servo-ventilation (ASV) therapy in central sleep apnea and chronic heart failure did not achieve its primary efficacy endpoint. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Abbott to develop companion diagnostic tests for AstraZeneca’s asthma drug http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-develop-companion-diagnostic-tests-astrazeneca-asthma-drug-4578048 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-develop-companion-diagnostic-tests-astrazeneca-asthma-drug-4578048 AstraZeneca has signed an agreement with Abbott to develop companion diagnostic tests for identification of patients with severe asthma who may benefit from the investigational biological therapy, tralokinumab. Thu, 14 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Inspired Energy Boosts Capacity of its Standard Smart Batteries http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/pressinspired-energy-standard-smart-batteries.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/pressinspired-energy-standard-smart-batteries.html The industry demand for longer running, smaller and lighter hand-held equipment has prompted US-based battery manufacturer Inspired Energy to launch the HD34 range of high-capacity lithium-ion (li-ion) smart batteries. Thu, 14 May 2015 10:04:00 GMT Accutronic Reflects on the Medical Device Industry http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/pressaccutronic-medical.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/pressaccutronic-medical.html Rob Phillips recently had a Sliding Doors moment that illustrated how design for medical devices can easily go in two different directions. Thu, 14 May 2015 09:51:00 GMT Accutronics: Professional Battery Solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/accutronics-professional-battery-solutions/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/accutronics-professional-battery-solutions/ When powering medical devices, performance, reliability and safety are the most critical aspects of any specification. Thu, 14 May 2015 09:36:00 GMT St Jude Medical receives CE Mark approval for Ellipse ICD http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-ce-mark-approval-ellipse-icd-4576786 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-ce-mark-approval-ellipse-icd-4576786 St Jude Medical has received CE Mark approval for expanded labelling for its Ellipse implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD). Wed, 13 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT FOBA / ALLTEC GmbH -Manufacturer of Laser Marking and Engraving Machines for the Medical Device Industry http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/ ALLTEC specialises in manufacturing laser systems and workstations for identifying, marking and engraving products for the medical industry, and also in automotive, plastics and electronic markets. Wed, 13 May 2015 13:29:00 GMT FDA clears StimGuard to start clinical trial for revolutionary OAB treatment http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimguard-clinical-trial-revolutionary-oab-treatment-4575706 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimguard-clinical-trial-revolutionary-oab-treatment-4575706 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an investigational device exemption (IDE) approval to StimGuard to initiate a US clinical trial for a revolutionary wireless device to treat patients with overactive bladder syndrome (OAB). Tue, 12 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic’s Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoballoon cleared to treat atrial fibrillation http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-arctic-front-advance-st-cryoballoon-cleared-atrial-fibrillation-4575718 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-arctic-front-advance-st-cryoballoon-cleared-atrial-fibrillation-4575718 Medtronic has been authorised by US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use the Arctic Front Advance ST Cryoablation Catheter for the treatment of patients with drug refractory, recurrent, symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF). Tue, 12 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT Enhancing the Performance of Metals and Materials http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/enhancing-performance-metals-materials/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/enhancing-performance-metals-materials/ MIC can offer a wide range of high-quality and precision surface treatments, which will enhance the performance and extend the life of medical devices, tools and equipment. Tue, 12 May 2015 10:35:00 GMT FDA approves Roche’s cobas KRAS Mutation Test for diagnostic application http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-roche-cobas-kras-mutation-test-diagnostic-application-4574297 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-roche-cobas-kras-mutation-test-diagnostic-application-4574297 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Roche's cobas KRAS Mutation Test for diagnostic application. Mon, 11 May 2015 23:00:00 GMT