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 FDA grants PMA to iCAD's PowerLook Tomo Detection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-pma-to-icads-powerlook-tomo-detection-5772969 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-pma-to-icads-powerlook-tomo-detection-5772969 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted premarket approval (PMA) to image analysis provider iCAD's PowerLook Tomo Detection. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oxford University develops new method for quick TB diagnosis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsoxford-university-develops-new-method-for-quick-tb-diagnosis-5772711 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsoxford-university-develops-new-method-for-quick-tb-diagnosis-5772711 Researchers at the University of Oxford, UK have developed a new technique for faster and accurate diagnosis of tuberculosis (TB). Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bracco introduces new colon insufflator for cancer detection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbracco-introduces-new-colon-insufflator-for-cancer-detection-5772721 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbracco-introduces-new-colon-insufflator-for-cancer-detection-5772721 Bracco Imaging's US subsidiary Bracco Diagnostics has introduced new colon insufflator PROTOCO2L TOUCH to aid the detection of colon cancer. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cables for Prototype and Small Batch Construction http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/presscables-prototype-small-batch.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/presscables-prototype-small-batch.html SAB Bröckskes offers a range of cables especially suitable for prototypes and small batch series. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:22:00 GMT SABmed to Showcase Cable Solutions at Medtec, Germany http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/presssabmed-showcase-cable-solutions-medtec-germany.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/presssabmed-showcase-cable-solutions-medtec-germany.html SABmed has announced it will be attending Medtec to showcase its special cables for medical devices. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:38:00 GMT ViziRev http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/5373626339001.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/packaging/ccl-healthcare-medical/5373626339001.html CCL Helathcare's cutting-edge cold chain device ViziRev provides a simple and accurate temperature monitoring technology that can be applied directly to the product and is easily activated. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:32:00 GMT UCLA develops new method to detect DNA using cellphone technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsucla-develops-new-method-to-detect-dna-using-cellphone-technology-5770699 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsucla-develops-new-method-to-detect-dna-using-cellphone-technology-5770699 The researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the US have developed a new technique to identify the presence of DNA biomarkers of a disease using cellphone technology. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT University of Bristol, NHS develop new method to manufacture RBC http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-bristol-nhs-develop-new-method-to-manufacture-rbc-5771873 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-bristol-nhs-develop-new-method-to-manufacture-rbc-5771873 The University of Bristol and National Health Service (NHS) Blood and Transplant have developed a new method to manufacture red blood cells (RBC). Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Intact Vascular completes enrollment in TOBA II trial of Tack Endovascular system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintact-vascular-completes-enrollment-in-toba-ii-trial-of-tack-endovascular-system-5770123 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintact-vascular-completes-enrollment-in-toba-ii-trial-of-tack-endovascular-system-5770123 Medical device firm Intact Vascular has closed enrollment in the tack optimised balloon angioplasty II (TOBA II) clinical trial of its Tack Endovascular system to treat patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:00:00 GMT Materials Guide for Custom Extrusion http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/materials-guide-for-custom-extrusion/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/materials-guide-for-custom-extrusion/ This guide presents a range of materials offered by Optinova for its customised extrusion of tubing for medical applications. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:31:00 GMT Allergan selects Aptar Pharma’s squeeze dispenser for new dry eye product http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsallergan-selects-aptar-pharmas-squeeze-dispenser-for-new-dry-eye-product-5771026 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsallergan-selects-aptar-pharmas-squeeze-dispenser-for-new-dry-eye-product-5771026 Allergan has selected Aptar Pharma’s preservative-free multidose Ophthalmic Squeeze Dispenser system for its newdry eye product, Restasis Multidose. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nucleix secures CE mark for Bladder EpiCheck test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnucleix-secures-ce-mark-for-bladder-epicheck-test-5769776 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnucleix-secures-ce-mark-for-bladder-epicheck-test-5769776 Israel-based cancer diagnostic tests company Nucleix has secured CE mark for marketing of its Bladder EpiCheck test in the European Union (EU) countries. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Torax Medical, Zhejiang Jingxin Pharmaceutical http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-torax-medical-zhejiang-jingxin-pharmaceutical-5770563 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-torax-medical-zhejiang-jingxin-pharmaceutical-5770563 Torax Medical, a medical technology company specialising in minimally invasive treatments for gastrointestinal disorders, has been acquired by Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Loxo Oncology, Merit Medical Systems, BioMaxima http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-loxo-oncology-merit-medical-systems-biomaxima-5769955 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-loxo-oncology-merit-medical-systems-biomaxima-5769955 Loxo Oncology and Ventana Medical Systems, a member of the Roche Group, have collaborated for the development and commercialisation of a pan-TRK immuno-histochemistry (IHC) test. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Medical Device Manufacturers Find Joy in Controversial American Health Care Act http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedical-device-manufacturers-find-joy-in-controversial-american-health-care-act-5771323 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedical-device-manufacturers-find-joy-in-controversial-american-health-care-act-5771323 Although many people in the US have doubts about the bill’s ability to provide affordable healthcare access, medical device companies received a major win in the AHCA’s permanent repeal of the medical device excise tax. Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Accumold: World Leaders in Micro-Mold Manufacturing Solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/accumold-world-leaders-in-micro-mold-manufacturing-solutions/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/accumold-world-leaders-in-micro-mold-manufacturing-solutions/ Accumold was founded in 1985. Our focus was to mold very small parts other companies could not produce. The same mission continues to drive us today. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:49:00 GMT Special Cables for Temperature Measurement in Medical Technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/special-cables-temperature-measurement-medical-technology/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/electronics/special-cables-temperature-measurement-medical-technology/ SABmed Line is a family of biocompatible cable compounds by SAB Bröckskes, including high notch and tear resistance, a material for ultra-flexible and smooth cables, a material for UL-certification cables, and a non-blooming version. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:19:00 GMT Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies (CWST)-Protecting and Lubricating Critical Components http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/curtiss-wright-surface-technologies/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/curtiss-wright-surface-technologies/ The application of surface treatments as part of the manufacturing process is successfully used and widely recognised in major industries such to improve the performance and life of critical components, and reduce downtime, maintenance costs and reso… Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT SABmed Cables and Wires-Bio-Compatible Cables for Medical Devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/sabmed-cables-and-wires/ SABmed Cables and Wires (SAB) provides a range of cables to be used as a connector in medical devices. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Zoll's new AED models get Health Canada approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszolls-new-aed-models-get-health-canada-approval-5768917 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszolls-new-aed-models-get-health-canada-approval-5768917 Medical devices firm Zoll Medical has secured Health Canada approval for marketing and distribution of its automated external defibrillators (AEDs) Zoll AED 3 and the Zoll AED 3 basic life support (BLS). Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT