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 Medical Device Sterilisation Seminar and EO Facility Tour http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/sterilisation/steris-isomedix-services/pressmedical-device-sterilisation-seminar-eo-facility-tour.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/sterilisation/steris-isomedix-services/pressmedical-device-sterilisation-seminar-eo-facility-tour.html STERIS Isomedix Services is hosting a TechTeam seminar from 27-28 October at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, California. Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:51:00 GMT Abbott agrees to acquire medical device company Tendyne for $250m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-agrees-acquisition-tendyne-4636347 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-agrees-acquisition-tendyne-4636347 Global healthcare firm Abbott has signed an agreement to buy medical device company Tendyne for $250m. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Glaukos’ iStent Inject cleared for use in Australia http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglaukos-istent-inject-cleared-australia-4636365 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglaukos-istent-inject-cleared-australia-4636365 The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has granted approval for Glaukos' iStent Inject Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stent. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Corvida’s Halo closed system transfer device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-510k-clearance-corvida-halo-closed-system-transfer-device-4635278 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-510k-clearance-corvida-halo-closed-system-transfer-device-4635278 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Corvida Medical to market its Halo closed system transfer device (CSTD) to aid healthcare professionals in the handling of hazardous drugs. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Varian agrees to acquire Netherlands’ Claymount for €50m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvarian-acquires-claymount-4635292 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvarian-acquires-claymount-4635292 Varian Medical Systems has agreed to acquire Claymount, a Netherlands-based supplier of components and subsystems for x-ray imaging equipment manufacturers, for €50m. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Selenium Medical http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/selenium-medical-device/4384073106001.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/selenium-medical-device/4384073106001.html This video is about the services that Selenium Medical provides. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:30:00 GMT Cepheid launches new portable molecular diagnostics system at AACC http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscepheid-portable-molecular-diagnostics-system-aacc-4634132 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscepheid-portable-molecular-diagnostics-system-aacc-4634132 Cepheid and the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND) have launched a new portable molecular diagnostics system for patients with suspected tuberculosis (TB), HIV and Ebola. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA clears ReShape Dual Balloon system for obesity treatment in adults http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-reshape-dual-balloon-system-obesity-treatment-adults-4634117 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-reshape-dual-balloon-system-obesity-treatment-adults-4634117 ReShape Medical has received clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon system for the treatment of obesity in adult patients with a body mass index between 30kg/m² and 40kg/m². Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT CCL Healthcare-Secondary Printed Packaging and Counterfeiting Prevention for Medical Devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/ CCL Healthcare produces expandable content labels (ECLs), package inserts, outserts, booklets and folding cartons for the medical device industry. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:30:00 GMT What is Digital Offset Printing? http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/-digital-offset-printing/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/-digital-offset-printing/ Digital print production, like other digital innovations like cameras, word processing, and music, eliminates many analogue processes to achieve near on-demand results. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:02:00 GMT Bacterin to acquire outstanding stock of X-Spine for $60m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbacterin-acquire-stock-x-spine-4633037 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbacterin-acquire-stock-x-spine-4633037 Bacterin International has announced plans to acquire US-based medical device manufacturer X-Spine Systems for $60m. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT TRACO ELECTRONIC-Power Converters, Supplies and Inverters for Medical Applications http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tracoelectronic/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/tracoelectronic/ TRACO ELECTRONIC provides a comprehensive range of power converters, supplies and inverters to meet the demands of medical applications. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:38:00 GMT QImaging introduces new Retiga CCD series of cameras http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsqimaging-retiga-ccd-series-cameras-4631831 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsqimaging-retiga-ccd-series-cameras-4631831 Scientific cameras manufacturer QImaging has launched a new series of charge coupled device (CCD) cameras with an intuitive imaging interface. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Double Tubes for Sterile Packaging of Implants http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/double-tubes-for-sterile-packaging-of-implants/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/double-tubes-for-sterile-packaging-of-implants/ SoTube and SoSafe have double packaging for sterile implants, an optimised implant display and various configurations. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT UK funds six major projects to bring new pathology tests to patients http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuk-projects-new-pathology-tests-patients-4631847 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuk-projects-new-pathology-tests-patients-4631847 The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) have funded six nodes that are focused on the development of diagnostic tools to enable stratification, in support of molecular pathology. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT CCL Company Video http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/4372545996001.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/4372545996001.html A company video by CCL entitled Imagine the Evolution Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:32:00 GMT FDA clears Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200 HIV Ag-Ab assay for HIV infection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-bio-rad-bioplex-2200-hiv-ag-ab-assay-for-hiv-infection-4630868 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-bio-rad-bioplex-2200-hiv-ag-ab-assay-for-hiv-infection-4630868 Bio-Rad Laboratories has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200 HIV Ag-Ab assay. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT SoTube and SoSafe User Guide http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/sotube-sosafe-user-guide/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/sotube-sosafe-user-guide/ The following criteria of an implant will define the tube and holder type. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT US FDA authorises Medrobotics to market Flex Robotic system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-fda-authorises-medrobotics-to-market-flex-robotic-system-4630847 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-fda-authorises-medrobotics-to-market-flex-robotic-system-4630847 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised surgical robotics company Medrobotics to market its Flex Robotic system for use in transoral procedures in the mouth and throat. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Force Sensors for Design http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/force-sensors-design/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/manufacturing/force-sensors-design/ In recent years, factors such as consumer demand and a tough economy have pushed original equipment manufacturers to produce sleeker, smaller and less expensive products. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:17:00 GMT