Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Medical Device Network-Updates Formacoat Launches New Responsive Website Formacoat is pleased to announce the launch of its new responsive website. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:26:00 GMT Formacoat to Attend IATI Biomed in Tel Aviv Leading provider of contract metal device coating services Formacoat is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the IATI Biomed Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:11:00 GMT Shockwave Medical reports positive data from pooled DISRUPT PAD study for lithoplasty technology US-based developer of lithoplasty technology, Shockwave Medical has reported positive results from the pooled DISRUPT PAD study while assessing the safety and performance of Lithoplasty System to treat peripheral artery disease. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT HeartWare completes enrolment in lateral study for HVAD system US-based company HeartWare, a developer of miniaturised implantable cardiovascular devices, has completed the patient enrolment in the HeartWare ventricular assist system (HVAD system) lateral study. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Abbott to acquire St Jude Medical for $25bn US-based pharmaceuticals and health care products firm Abbott has signed a definitive agreement to acquire medical device company St Jude Medical for $25bn. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals of the week: RayVio, AnthroTronic, Augmedix, ChartSpan Medical Technologies RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company specialised in providing UV medical devices, has raised $26m in a venture financing led by IPV Capital and Tsing Capital. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&A this week: Allied 100, Nokia, West Pharmaceutical Services, Zimmer Biomet Holdings Allied 100, a distributor of automated external defibrillators (AED) and accessories based in the US, has acquired a 100% stake in Lifeguard Medical Solutions (Lifeguard), one of the largest AED providers in the US. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT DriveSure Eliminates Motor, Gearbox and Drive Development at M-Solv Oxfordshire-based equipment provider of large electronics systems M-Solv, is benefiting from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group's DriveSureTM technology. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:17:00 GMT Watson-Marlow Unveils Panel Mount Pumps with DriveSure™ Technology Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is introducing a new range of panel-mount OEM pumps, which feature DriveSure™ brushless DC gear motors with fully integrated speed controllers. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:02:00 GMT Peristaltic Pumps Maximise Uptime and Eliminate Contamination for Fluid Transfer Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has supplied peristaltic pumps to Novasep for its Sius™ TFF skid, a tangential flow filtration (TFF) system used in the biopharmaceutical industry. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:32:00 GMT Atricure secures FDA clearance for AtriClip PRO2 LAA exclusion system US-based medical device firm Atricure has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the AtriClip PRO2 Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Meridian Bioscience secures CE mark for new molecular diagnostic test US-based life science company Meridian Bioscience has secured the CE mark for its new molecular diagnostic test 'illumigene Mycoplasma Direct' to detect Mycoplasma pneumonia (M. pneumonia). Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Synapse Biomedical reports positive result from NeuRx DPS study to treat spinal cord injuries Synapse Biomedical has reported positive results from a study conducted on the company’s NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS) for spinal cord injuries implants. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT US FDA clears Intuity Medical’s POGO automatic blood glucose monitoring system Medical technology company Intuity Medical has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its POGO automatic blood glucose monitoring system. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MD Anderson agrees to buy Elekta Linear accelerators and other radiotherapy solutions The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre has entered into a deal with Elekta to acquire Elekta Infinity linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders including software and service. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Stratasys and Jacobs Institute partner to advance 3D printing medical applications Israel-based Stratasys will partner with US company Jacobs Institute (JI) to develop a new Center of Excellence (COE) to expand the usage of 3D printing for a range of medical applications. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Imaging Advantage collaborates with MIT researchers to develop artificial intelligence X-ray engine US-based provider of cloud-based radiology service Imaging Advantage (IA) has collaborated with the faculty members from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital (titled Singularity H… Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Victoria introduces real-time prescription drug monitoring system The Government of Victoria in Australia has introduced a real-time prescription monitoring system to reduce the number of the residents dying from prescription drug overdoses. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gore announces first implant of Gore Synecor Biomaterial in hernia repair W L Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced the first implant of the Gore Synecor Biomaterial in a robotically-assisted hernia repair at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT BD unveils new surgical instrument sterilisation containers Global medical technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has unveiled its new line of surgical instrument sterilisation containers which are validated for the latest low-temperature sterilisation processes. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT