Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Medical Device Network-Updates Valtronic Provides Electronic Manufacturing Services for Aerospace and Industrial Companies Valtronic has announced that it provides lightweight, low-power, microelectronic and mechatronic assembly to industrial markets such as aerospace and other segments that require reliable products. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Varian's VitalBeam radiotherapy treatment platform gets FDA and CE Mark approval Varian Medical Systems (VAR) has secured 510(k) clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its VitalBeam platform that was developed to provide advanced radiotherapy. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Medical Device Sterilisation Seminar and EO Facility Tour STERIS Isomedix Services is hosting a TechTeam seminar from 27-28 October at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, California. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 09:19:00 GMT Curtiss-Wright to Attend MED IN IRELAND Curtiss-Wright will be attending MED IN IRELAND on 29 October in Dublin at the Convention Centre. Thu, 08 Oct 2015 08:50:00 GMT Medtronic unveils new version of superDimension lung navigation software Medtronic, an Ireland-based medical technology company, has launched a new version of its superDimension lung navigation system software. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Hitachi’s Supria 16-slice CT system receives FDA clearance Hitachi Medical Systems America (HMSA) has secured clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Supria 16-slice CT system. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sorin Group begins first randomised, controlled trial of Perceval sutureless aortic valve Italy-based Sorin Group has started the first international, prospective, post-market and randomised multi-centre trial (PERSIST-AVR) that compares the Perceval sutureless aortic valve with the standard sutured bioprostheses in patients with aortic v… Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Vertera's new Cohere cervical interbody fusion device The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Vertera Spine's Cohere cervical interbody fusion device. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Wire Rope Manufacturer Develops New Website When engineers and designers are faced with the difficult task of finding the right miniature cable or small diameter wire rope to complete a new design project they can turn to Jersey Strand and Cable. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:33:00 GMT Boston's Synergy bioabsorbable polymer drug-eluting stent gets FDA approval The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Boston Scientific's Synergy bioabsorbable polymer drug-eluting stent system (BP-DES) to treat coronary artery disease (CAD). Mon, 05 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Cardinal Health completes acquisition of J&J business Cordis for $1.9bn US-based healthcare services firm Cardinal Health has completed the acquisition of Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) cardiology and endovascular devices business Cordis, for $1.9bn. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Dako's new diagnostic assay for lung cancer The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Agilent Technologies company Dako's new companion diagnostic assay PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx. Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT September’s top stories: World’s first 3D printed rib cage, new prosthesis implant Hill-Rom has acquired Welch Allyn in a cash and stock deal valued at $2.5bn, a titanium 3D-printed sternum and rib implant has been designed and manufactured by an Australian company, and a prosthetic implant has been developed to help a disabled bra… Sun, 04 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Multisorb to Feature Simulation Capabilities of its Success through Efficiency Programme at AAPS Meeting and Exposition Multisorb Technologies will highlight how its Success through Efficiency programme helps companies quickly identify, select, and dispense the optimal sorbent at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Meeting and Exposition. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 15:38:00 GMT Products Commonly Treated with Irradiation Irradiation is an attractive method for the sterilisation of medical devices and pharmaceuticals. Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:35:00 GMT Israel's Lumenis launches Pulse laser systems for prostate and stones treatment Israeli medical device firm Lumenis has launched the new Pulse 100H and Pulse 50H laser systems, which are designed to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and stones. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT Valtronic Buys Zeiss CONTURA 3D Measurement for its Intelligent Orthopedic Implant Manufacturing Valtronic has purchased a 3D measurement machine, the CONTURA from Zeiss. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 23:00:00 GMT STERIS Isomedix Services to Add Small Volume Ethylene Oxide Processing in California STERIS Isomedix Services is pleased to announce the expansion of its existing Temecula, California ethylene oxide sterilisation facility to include small volume processing. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:50:00 GMT Philips and MIT collaborate to research brain injuries Royal Philips has entered a partnership with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to explore the use of its ultrasound technology and physiological modelling. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 23:00:00 GMT New prosthesis implant developed for people with memory loss Scientists at University of Southern California (USC) have developed a prosthetic implant to help a disabled brain encode memories from being forgotten Tue, 29 Sep 2015 23:00:00 GMT