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 Deals this week: Glidewell Laboratories, Sample6, OraSure Technologies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-glidewell-laboratories-sample6-orasure-technologies-4988380 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-glidewell-laboratories-sample6-orasure-technologies-4988380 James R. Glidewell Dental Ceramics, doing business as Glidewell Laboratories, has signed a licensing agreement with Technique d'usinage Sinlab (Sinlab), pursuant to which, the latter granted the former and its affiliates a non-exclusive worldwide lic… Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Tiger X Medical, Straumann Holding, Patricia Industries AB http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tiger-x-medical-straumann-holding-patricia-industries-ab-4988413 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-tiger-x-medical-straumann-holding-patricia-industries-ab-4988413 Orthopedic medical device company, Tiger X Medical, and BioCardia, a regenerative medicine company developing novel therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases, have agreed to merge and form a combined entity, which will be called BioCardia. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Hip and knee reconstruction to be a $16.5bn market by 2022, driven by emerging economies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsreport-hip-and-knee-reconstruction-to-be-a-165bn-market-by-2022-driven-by-emerging-economies-4990065 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsreport-hip-and-knee-reconstruction-to-be-a-165bn-market-by-2022-driven-by-emerging-economies-4990065 Emerging economies are expected to drive the growth of global hip and knee reconstruction market, according to a new report by GlobalData. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Insightec reports positive outcome of pivotal study of Exablate Neuro system to treat essential tremor http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsightec-reports-positive-outcome-of-pivotal-study-of-exablate-neuro-system-to-treat-essential-tremor-4989494 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinsightec-reports-positive-outcome-of-pivotal-study-of-exablate-neuro-system-to-treat-essential-tremor-4989494 Israel-based medical device company Insightec has reported positive pivotal study results of its Exablate Neuro system for the non-invasive treatment of essential tremor (ET). Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Innovate UK funds bio-active implant development to combat post-operative infection http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinnovate-uk-funds-bio-active-implant-development-to-combat-post-operative-infection-4989629 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsinnovate-uk-funds-bio-active-implant-development-to-combat-post-operative-infection-4989629 Innovate UK has provided funding for the research and clinical trials of a bio-active implant to treat post-operative infection following a total knee replacement (TKR). Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT FOBA and MedicalMountains' Laser Marking Enables Reliable Traceability of Medical Products http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/presslaser-marking-reliable-traceability.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/traceability/all-tec/presslaser-marking-reliable-traceability.html With the second international Patient Safety Day taking place in September, FOBA and MedicalMountains highlight their contributions with laser marking. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:57:00 GMT SI-BONE reports positive INSITE study results of iFuse Implant System http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssi-bone-reports-positive-insite-study-results-of-ifuse-implant-system-4988146 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssi-bone-reports-positive-insite-study-results-of-ifuse-implant-system-4988146 US-based medical device company SI-BONE has reported positive results of the Investigation of Sacroiliac Fusion Treatment (INSITE) study of its iFuse Implant System compared with non-surgical management (NSM) for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Molecular Dynamics reports positive outcome of first phase clinical trial of Valiance X12 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmolecular-dynamics-reports-positive-outcome-of-first-phase-clinical-trial-of-valiance-x12-4988692 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmolecular-dynamics-reports-positive-outcome-of-first-phase-clinical-trial-of-valiance-x12-4988692 Hobart Group member, Molecular Dynamics, has reported positive results from its first phase clinical trial of the Valiance X12 whole-body Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) based digital SPECT/CT prototype. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Amedica gets FDA approval for expanded aleo(R) II Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsamedica-gets-fda-approval-for-expanded-aleor-ii-lateral-lumbar-interbody-fusion-device-4988535 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsamedica-gets-fda-approval-for-expanded-aleor-ii-lateral-lumbar-interbody-fusion-device-4988535 US-based biomaterial company Amedica has obtained the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its expanded Valeo II Lateral Lumbar sizes. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mikron Group Sees Significant Rise in Sales in First Half of the Year http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/mikron-automation-solutions/pressmikron-group-rise-sales.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/mikron-automation-solutions/pressmikron-group-rise-sales.html The Mikron Group has had a significant increase in sales in the first half of 2016 and has a positive earnings before interest and tax (EBIT). Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:48:00 GMT FDA approves devices to test patient's cognitive skills post head injury http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-devices-to-test-patients-cognitive-skills-post-head-injury-4987518 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-devices-to-test-patients-cognitive-skills-post-head-injury-4987518 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new devices to evaluate a patient's cognitive function following the diagnosis of a suspected brain injury or concussion. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT ZipLine Medical reports positive study results of Zip Surgical Skin Closure device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszipline-medical-reports-positive-study-results-of-zip-surgical-skin-closure-device-4987262 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszipline-medical-reports-positive-study-results-of-zip-surgical-skin-closure-device-4987262 US-based medical device company ZipLine Medical has reported positive results from a study of its Zip Surgical Skin Closure in pediatric surgery. Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Ayoxxa and Märzhäuser launch Ayoxxa Reader AR01 for protein multiplex analysis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsayoxxa-and-mrzhuser-launch-ayoxxa-reader-ar01-for-protein-multiplex-analysis-4986479 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsayoxxa-and-mrzhuser-launch-ayoxxa-reader-ar01-for-protein-multiplex-analysis-4986479 German establishments Ayoxxa Biosystems and Märzhäuser Wetzlar have introduced a new device for protein multiplex analysis. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT University of Washington researchers unveil implantable Wi-Fi devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-washington-researchers-unveil-implantable-wi-fi-devices-4984824 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsuniversity-of-washington-researchers-unveil-implantable-wi-fi-devices-4984824 Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have introduced a technology which will enable devices such as brain implants, contact lenses and other electronic wearable devices to communicate with regular devices such as smartphones and watches. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kemuri shortlisted for AAL Smart Ageing Challenge prize http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newskemuri-shortlisted-for-aal-smart-ageing-challenge-prize-4985041 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newskemuri-shortlisted-for-aal-smart-ageing-challenge-prize-4985041 Kemuri has been shortlisted for the Active and Assisted Living (AAL) Challenge Prize out of 200 healthcare companies. Mon, 22 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Edwards Lifesciences secures FDA approval for expanded use of SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-secures-fda-approval-for-expanded-use-of-sapien-3-transcatheter-heart-valve-4984147 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-secures-fda-approval-for-expanded-use-of-sapien-3-transcatheter-heart-valve-4984147 Edwards Lifesciences has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the expanded use of Edwards SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve to treat patients suffering from severe, symptomatic aortic stenosis who are at intermediate r… Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vela Diagnostics gets CE Mark for Sentosa SA ZIKV PCR Test to detect Zika virus http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvela-diagnostics-gets-ce-mark-for-sentosa-sa-zikv-pcr-test-to-detect-zika-virus-4983331 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvela-diagnostics-gets-ce-mark-for-sentosa-sa-zikv-pcr-test-to-detect-zika-virus-4983331 Vela Diagnostics has announced that its real-time PCR based Sentosa SA ZIKV PCR Test has secured CE mark for in-vitro diagnostic use. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Alere gets FDA 510(k) clearance for Alere i RSV Rapid Molecular Test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsalere-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-alere-i-rsv-rapid-molecular-test-4984642 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsalere-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-alere-i-rsv-rapid-molecular-test-4984642 Global diagnostic device and service provider Alere has secured the US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) marketing approval for its Alere i RSV Rapid Molecular Test to detect respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children and adults. Sun, 21 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Masimo secures CE mark for RAS-45 sensor for rainbow Acoustic Monitoring of respiration rate http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-secures-ce-mark-for-ras-45-sensor-for-rainbow-acoustic-monitoring-of-respiration-rate-4983774 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-secures-ce-mark-for-ras-45-sensor-for-rainbow-acoustic-monitoring-of-respiration-rate-4983774 Masimo has secured CE mark for its RAS-45, a single-use adult and pediatric acoustic respiration sensor for rainbow Acoustic Monitoring (RAM) of respiration rate (RRa). Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT Berry Genomics, BioNano Genomics to co-develop next-generation mapping system for China http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsberry-genomics-bionano-genomics-to-co-develop-next-generation-mapping-system-for-china-4982457 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsberry-genomics-bionano-genomics-to-co-develop-next-generation-mapping-system-for-china-4982457 Berry Genomics has selected BioNano Genomics’ Irys system for next-generation mapping (NGM) as the platform on which it will seek approval of the Chinese regulatory authorities for a number of clinical indications. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 23:00:00 GMT