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 Orthocell announces positive results from clinical study of CelGro in human nerve repair http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorthocell-announces-positive-results-from-clinical-study-of-celgro-in-human-nerve-repair-5747003 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorthocell-announces-positive-results-from-clinical-study-of-celgro-in-human-nerve-repair-5747003 Australia-based regenerative medicine company Orthocell has announced positive results from the clinical trial of its medical device CelGro in repair of nerve damage. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 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. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Centurion launches new irrigation system for wound management http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscenturion-launches-new-irrigation-system-for-wound-management-5746466 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscenturion-launches-new-irrigation-system-for-wound-management-5746466 US-based Centurion Medical Products has launched the new wound irrigation system IRIG-8 for acute wound management in emergency room. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT AssistRx's iAssist to be available on Accenture and Surescripts healthcare platforms http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsassistrxs-iassist-to-be-available-on-accenture-and-surescripts-healthcare-platforms-5747748 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsassistrxs-iassist-to-be-available-on-accenture-and-surescripts-healthcare-platforms-5747748 Healthcare technology services provider AssistRx is planning to provide its iAssist solution through Accenture Intelligent Patient Service Exchange, a digital market place for life sciences companies and on Surescripts Electronic Prescribing for drug… Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Advanced Bionics' new cochlear implant receives Health Canada approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsadvanced-bionics-new-cochlear-implant-receives-health-canada-approval-5745604 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsadvanced-bionics-new-cochlear-implant-receives-health-canada-approval-5745604 US-based medical device company Advanced Bionics' (AB) new cochlear implant HiRes Ultra has obtained Health Canada approval, enabling marketing of the implant in Canada. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Medrobotics closes $20m financing for surgical robotic technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedrobotics-closes-20m-financing-for-surgical-robotic-technology-5745764 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedrobotics-closes-20m-financing-for-surgical-robotic-technology-5745764 US-based medical device manufacturer Medrobotics has closed a $20m preferred stock financing round, which included participation of its existing shareholders. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Taiwan Biophotonic secures CE mark for wrist pulse oximeter oCare Pro 100 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstaiwan-biophotonic-secures-ce-mark-for-new-wrist-pulse-oximeter-5745490 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newstaiwan-biophotonic-secures-ce-mark-for-new-wrist-pulse-oximeter-5745490 Medical device firm Taiwan Biophotonic (tBPC) has secured CE mark for its finger-free wrist pulse oximeter the oCare Pro 100, to measure heart rate and blood oxygen with medical grade accuracy. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vention Medical to sell device manufacturing business to MedPlast http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvention-medical-to-divest-device-manufacturing-business-to-medplast-5744890 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvention-medical-to-divest-device-manufacturing-business-to-medplast-5744890 Vention Medical has signed a definitive agreement to sell its device manufacturing business to medical device services provider MedPlast. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT DiaCarta gets CE-IVD for colorectal cancer test ColoScape http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdiacarta-secures-ce-ivd-for-colorectal-cancer-test-coloscape-5744533 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdiacarta-secures-ce-ivd-for-colorectal-cancer-test-coloscape-5744533 US-based molecular diagnostics company DiaCarta has secured CE-IVD approval for its new mutation detection kit ColoScape for the diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC). Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Medtronic gains Japanese PMDA approval for Micra TPS http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-obtains-japanese-pmda-approval-for-micra-tps-5744484 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-obtains-japanese-pmda-approval-for-micra-tps-5744484 Medtronic has received regulatory approval from the Japan's Pharmaceuticals and Medical Device Agency (PMDA) for its Micra Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS). Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Label Printers and Accessories Product Brochure http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/label-printers-and-accessories-product-brochure/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/label-printers-and-accessories-product-brochure/ cab Technology presents its wide range of products, including label printers and accessories, print and apply systems, marking lasers, label software, and ribbons. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:45:00 GMT Teleflex acquires Vascular Solutions for $1bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsteleflex-acquires-vascular-solutions-for-1bn-5744005 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsteleflex-acquires-vascular-solutions-for-1bn-5744005 Teleflex, a Pennsylvania-based medical technologies provider, has completed the acquisition of Minnesota-based medical device firm Vascular Solutions for $1bn. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Insulet reports positive results from study of Omnipod system in diabetes http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsulet-reports-positive-results-from-study-of-omnipod-system-in-diabetes-5742993 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsulet-reports-positive-results-from-study-of-omnipod-system-in-diabetes-5742993 Insulet, a medical device company, has reported positive results from the first feasibility study of its Omnipod Horizon hybrid closed-loop system for the treatment of patients with type 1 diabetes. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Glaukos closes enrolment in US IDE trial of iStent SUPRA for glaucoma and cataract http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglaukos-closes-enrollment-in-us-ide-trial-of-istent-supra-for-glaucoma-and-cataract-5742984 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglaukos-closes-enrollment-in-us-ide-trial-of-istent-supra-for-glaucoma-and-cataract-5742984 Medical technology firm Glaukos has closed enrollment in its US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigational device exemption (IDE) trial of iStent SUPRA Suprachoroidal Micro-Bypass Stent for the treatment of glaucoma and cataract. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: RPRD, Great Basin Scientific, Illumina http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-rprd-great-basin-scientific-illumina-5741536 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-rprd-great-basin-scientific-illumina-5741536 With an aim to advance clinical pharmacogenomics, RPRD ('Right Person Right Drug') has collaborated with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, which will use the former’s diagnostic platforms in their respective hospitals and clinics. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: MedSphere Shanghai, Zeltiq Aesthetics, Hologic http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-medsphere-shanghai-zeltiq-aesthetics-hologic-5741366 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-medsphere-shanghai-zeltiq-aesthetics-hologic-5741366 Forerunner Medical has completed the acquisition of MedSphere Shanghai, a subsidiary of MedSphere International. Both companies manufacture minimally-invasive medical devices. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Leman Micro Devices unveils health monitoring app to measure vital signs http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsleman-micro-devices-unveils-health-monitoring-app-to-measure-vital-signs-5742500 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsleman-micro-devices-unveils-health-monitoring-app-to-measure-vital-signs-5742500 Switzerland-based Leman Micro Devices (LMD) has unveiled a smartphone-integrated solution Health Sensor and App, which combines a sensor and software to measure vital signs such as blood pressure with medical accuracy. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT US FDA grants expanded indication for Medtronic's OsteoCool ablation system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-expanded-indication-for-medtronics-osteocool-ablation-system-5741763 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-expanded-indication-for-medtronics-osteocool-ablation-system-5741763 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted expanded indication for the medical technology firm Medtronic's OsteoCool RF ablation system. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Biosensors begins enrollment in US trial of BioFreedom in high bleeding risk patients http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiosensors-begins-enrolment-in-us-pivotal-trial-of-biofreedom-in-hbr-5741753 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbiosensors-begins-enrolment-in-us-pivotal-trial-of-biofreedom-in-hbr-5741753 Medical devices firm Biosensors International Group has begun enrolment in the US pivotal clinical trial (LEADERS FREE II) of its BioFreedom drug-coated stent (DCS) in high-bleeding risk (HBR) patients. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT 3D printing could transform the healthcare sector http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/feature3d-printing-could-transform-the-healthcare-sector-5741453/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/feature3d-printing-could-transform-the-healthcare-sector-5741453/ Ever since 3D printing was conceptualized in the 1980s, all the sectors that have utilized this technology have witnessed a paradigm shift. The healthcare sector is one of them. Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:24:00 GMT