Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Medical Device Network-Updates DePuy Synthes introduces pre-sterilised instrument kit for wrist fracture Johnson and Johnson’s (J&J) division DePuy Synthes has introduced a new pre-sterilised, single-use kit comprising instruments and implants required to treat wrist fractures. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Danaher Corporation, Qingdao Huaren Pharmaceutical, Sinclair Pharma Danaher Corporation has announced two public offerings of senior notes to raise €850m ($951.5m) in total through its subsidiary, DH Europe Finance SA. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New study indicates breast implants may hinder ECG Data from a new study by Monaco’s Princess Grace Hospital cardiologist Dr Sok-Sithikun Bun indicated the potential of breast implants in hindering an electrocardiogram (ECG) and leading to a false diagnosis of heart attack. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Stryker Corp, RadNet, BBI Group Holding Ltd Stryker Corp plans to acquire fluorescence imaging solutions provider Novadaq Technologies Inc (Novadaq) for $701m. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Johns Hopkins’ new molecular test for vaginitis The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new molecular test developed by researchers at the US Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine to diagnose vaginitis. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT What is Micro-Molding? There seems to be a lot of talk these days about micro-molding. This reflects the increased interest from designers and manufacturers in producing and procuring high precision, micro-featured plastic parts. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:38:00 GMT A.P. Extrusion-Precision Small Diameter Tubing Manufacturer A.P. Extrusion supplies polymer tubing for the medical tubing industries, specialising in custom extrusions. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 08:03:00 GMT Toshiba Medical launches new MR system for enhanced patient comfort Diagnostic medical imaging solutions provider Toshiba Medical has launched a new MR system to ensure quiet, comfortable and complete examinations for increased comfort of the patients. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT New NIH-funded study demonstrates use of new predictive tool for Parkinson’s A new study funded by the US National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) has evaluated the use of a newly developed predictive tool for cognitive deficits in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Panasonic introduces new 4K medical images recording camera Japanese electronics maker Panasonic has introduced a new medical recording camera system with 20x optical zoom to capture 4K resolution images, IP control and IP streaming. Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT PerkinElmer to purchase Germany’s Euroimmun for $1.3bn Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer has signed a definitive agreement to purchase 100% stake in Germany-based Euroimmun Medical Laboratory Diagnostics for around $1.3bn. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Meditech’s new lumbar fusion device The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to market spinal implants provider Meditech’s new Talos Lumbar (HA) Peek IBF lumbar fusion device. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Emulate secures research grant for Brain-Chip system use in space The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Centre for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has granted a $2m research fund for the use of Emulate’s human Brain-Chip system to develop a fully automated research platform for space. Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Abbott launches two new haematology devices for high-volume labs Abbott has launched two new haematology instruments, Sekisui CP3000 coagulation system and Alinity hq analyser, to aid high-volume laboratories in addressing productivity needs. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK researchers develop new blood test for precision prostate cancer therapy Researchers at the UK Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have developed a new three-in-one blood test for a precision prostate cancer therapy that targets mutations in the BRCA genes. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT MDxHealth and QUT to develop liquid biopsy test to detect oral cancer Belgium-based molecular diagnostics provider MDxHealth has entered a scientific agreement with Australia-based Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) commercialisation unit, QUT bluebox, to develop a new liquid biopsy epigenetic test for early d… Mon, 19 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic’s Reactive ATP therapy slows progression of AF in patients Medtronic has reported positive results from the real-world analysis of its Reactive ATP therapy to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) patients implanted with cardiac devices. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Researchers develop two artificial sensory devices for biomedicine US Clemson University researcher Carlos Garcia has collaborated with two Argentinian research groups to develop two artificial sensory devices, an electronic nose, and paper-based biosensors, for application in biomedicine. Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT BTG’s EKOS shows favourable outcome in ACCESS trial for PTS UK-based healthcare firm BTG has reported positive results from the ACCESS PTS clinical trial of EKOS therapy to treat post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in patients suffering from chronic deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Sun, 18 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Dycem Contamination Control Brochure Dycem provides high-performance contamination control technology Dycem Cleanzone, which is one of the most effective flooring solution. Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:06:00 GMT