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 AliveCor introduces new compact medical grade mobile ECG device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsalivecor-mobile-ecg-device-4474486 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsalivecor-mobile-ecg-device-4474486 US-based provider of mobile technology for heart health AliveCor has launched its third-generation device, the Heart Monitor. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Brainlab’s multiple metastases planning software secures FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmultiple-metastases-planning-4474515 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmultiple-metastases-planning-4474515 Software-driven medical technology developer Brainlab has secured 510(k) clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for two software modules for radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons. Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT FDA clears Sorin's Memo 3D ReChord annuloplasty ring http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-sorins-memo-3d-rechord-annuloplasty-ring-4473681 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-sorins-memo-3d-rechord-annuloplasty-ring-4473681 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for Italy-based medical device firm Sorin Group's Memo 3D ReChord, a semi-rigid annuloplasty ring for mitral valve repair. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Royal Philips agrees to buy Volcano for $1bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroyal-philips-agrees-to-buy-volcano-1bn-4473688 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroyal-philips-agrees-to-buy-volcano-1bn-4473688 Dutch firm Royal Philips has signed a $1bn (€800m) agreement to acquire Volcano, a US-based provider of catheter-based imaging and measurement solutions for cardiovascular applications. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Roche introduces PCR molecular diagnostic system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspcr-molecular-diagnostic-system-4472879 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspcr-molecular-diagnostic-system-4472879 Swiss drugmaker Roche has introduced an easy to use, molecular diagnostic platform, the cobas Liat System. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Cerus secures FDA approval for Intercept blood plasma system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintercept-blood-plasma-system-4472870 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintercept-blood-plasma-system-4472870 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Cerus's INTERCEPT Blood System, which is indicated to reduce the risk of transfusion transmitted infections (TTI) from plasma components. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Mikron Automation http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/mikron-automation-solutions/3947709524001.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/mikron-automation-solutions/3947709524001.html This video shows assembly processes at Mikron Automation. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:45:00 GMT diaDexus secures FDA 510(k) clearance for PLAC activity test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdiadexus-plac-activity-test-4471682 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdiadexus-plac-activity-test-4471682 US-based diaDexus has secured 510(k) clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its PLAC Test for lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) activity. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Olympus's Narrow Band Imaging http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-narrow-band-imaging-4471644 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-narrow-band-imaging-4471644 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Olympus's Narrow Band Imaging (NBI), a patented endoscopic light technology that enables effective targeting of biopsies without using dyes or drugs. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT NDSsi launches new multi-node HD video and audio streaming device ExpandOR http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsndssi-expandor-4470037 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsndssi-expandor-4470037 US-based NDS Surgical Imaging (NDSsi) has launched ExpandOR, a multi-node, bi-directional HD video and audio streaming device developed for the healthcare environment. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT HudsonAlpha purchases Illumina’s HiSeq X Ten sequencing system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshiseq-x-ten-sequencing-4470327 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshiseq-x-ten-sequencing-4470327 US-based non-profit organisation HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology has bought Illumina's HiSeq X Ten sequencing system, which allows the company to produce and analyse genomic data faster and cheaper. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Stimwave begins evaluating wireless stimulator in Tsunami trial to treat lower back pain http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimwave-wireless-stimulator-4468874 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstimwave-wireless-stimulator-4468874 Medical device manufacturer Stimwave Technologies has started a multi-centre, randomised, double-blind and placebo-controlled clinical trial of its wireless high frequency stimulator to treat chronic and non-specific origin lower back pain. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Abbott introduces Iridica infectious disease testing platform in Europe http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-iridica-europe-4468667 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-iridica-europe-4468667 US-based health care firm Abbott has introduced its new infectious disease testing platform, Iridica, in Europe and other CE Mark recognised countries. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Vancive Medical Technologies™ Exhibits Innovative Technologies at Medica 2014 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/avery-dennison1/pressvancive-medica-2014.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/avery-dennison1/pressvancive-medica-2014.html Vancive Medical Technologies™ will showcase its portfolio of products, which are designed for the medical and health and wellness communities at Medica, 12-15 November in Düsseldorf, Germany. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 10:24:00 GMT Valtronic-Manufacturer of Miniaturised Electronic Products http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/nanotechnology/valtronic2/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/nanotechnology/valtronic2/ Valtronic is a global engineer and manufacturer of microelectronics, precision machining and complex system integration for the medical device industry. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 09:45:00 GMT Quidel's AmpliVue molecular diagnostic test gets FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidel-amplivue-molecular-diagnostic-4467661 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidel-amplivue-molecular-diagnostic-4467661 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Quidel's AmpliVue hand held molecular diagnostic test for the detection of Bordetella pertussis. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Aethlon begins enrolling patients in clinical trial of Hemopurifier therapy http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-hemopurifier-therapy-4467560 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-hemopurifier-therapy-4467560 US-based therapeutic devices developer Aethlon Medical has started enrolling patients to support a clinical feasibility trial of Hemopurifier therapy to treat hepatitis C virus (HCV). Fri, 12 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT Improvements in Glass Encapsulation Technology Offer Significant Advantages for Implantable Medical Devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/nanotechnology/glass-encapsulation-implantable/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/nanotechnology/glass-encapsulation-implantable/ The most recent advances in glass encapsulation of microelectronic devices offer important benefits to the developers of 'smart' implantable medical devices. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:33:00 GMT Valtronic Innovates and Manufactures Miniaturized Products for Trusted Medical Device Partners http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/nanotechnology/miniaturized-products-medical-device/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/nanotechnology/miniaturized-products-medical-device/ Valtronic is committed to manufacturing innovations that empower our customers and create positive outcomes for their customers. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:24:00 GMT Vancive Medical Technologies and Aspen Medical Sign Agreement for Distribution of Absorbent Wound Dressings in UK and Ireland http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/avery-dennison1/pressvancive-medical-technologies-absorbent-wound-dressings.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/avery-dennison1/pressvancive-medical-technologies-absorbent-wound-dressings.html Vancive Medical Technologies™ and Aspen Medical Europe Ltd have announced an agreement for the exclusive distribution of the Vancive BeneHold™ Absorbent Wound Dressing portfolio in the UK and Ireland. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:01:00 GMT