Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 Covidien gets USFDA clearance for camera-equipped feeding tube with IRIS technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-gets-usfda-clearance-for-camera-equipped-feeding-tube-with-iris-technology-4214479 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-gets-usfda-clearance-for-camera-equipped-feeding-tube-with-iris-technology-4214479 Medical devices manufacturer Covidien has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Kangaroo feeding tube with integrated real-time imaging system (IRIS) technology. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT ROX Medical completes enrolment in device mediated blood pressure therapy study http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrox-medical-completes-enrolment-in-device-mediated-blood-pressure-therapy-study-4214245 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsrox-medical-completes-enrolment-in-device-mediated-blood-pressure-therapy-study-4214245 US-based ROX Medical has completed the patient enrollment in CONTROL-HTN trial, an international multi-centre, prospective, randomised, controlled, blinded endpoint trial designed to assess ROX Coupler in patients with arterial hypertension. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT Edwards Lifesciences wins US sales injunction against Medtronic's CoreValve system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-wins-us-sales-injunction-against-medtronics-corevalve-system-4213810 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-wins-us-sales-injunction-against-medtronics-corevalve-system-4213810 Edwards Lifesciences has obtained a preliminary injunction from the Federal District Court of Delaware to prevent Medtronic from selling its CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve implantation system in the US. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT Covidien recalls certain lots of Pipeline and Alligator cerebral aneurysm devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-recalls-certain-lots-of-pipeline-alligator-cerebral-aneurysm-devices-4213892 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-recalls-certain-lots-of-pipeline-alligator-cerebral-aneurysm-devices-4213892 Irish firm Covidien has recalled certain lots of its two cerebral aneurysm medical devices, citing risk of stroke or death in patients caused by potential delamination of the polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) coating applied to the delivery wire. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT Rhenus Advanced Services Successfully Operates as the 'Order to Cash' Provider for Nonin Medical, Inc. http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/distribution/rhenus-logistics/pressorder-to-cash-provider.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/distribution/rhenus-logistics/pressorder-to-cash-provider.html Rhenus Advanced Services in Tilburg, the Netherlands has now been working for Nonin Medical, a global leader in non-invasive medical monitoring equipment, for the past year; it serves its distributors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and on the Ind… Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:29:00 GMT Medtronic’s Evera MRI SureScan ICD system gets CE Mark http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronics-evera-mri-surescan-icd-system-gets-ce-mark-4212415 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronics-evera-mri-surescan-icd-system-gets-ce-mark-4212415 Medtronic has obtained CE Mark approval for its Evera MRI SureScan, an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) system designed to allow for full-body MRI scans positioned on any region of the body. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Baxano’s Avance minimally invasive pedicle screw system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-baxano-surgicals-avance-minimally-invasive-pedicle-screw-system-4212605 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-baxano-surgicals-avance-minimally-invasive-pedicle-screw-system-4212605 Baxano Surgical has obtained 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Avance minimally invasive pedicle screw system. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Ortho Development’s Ovation Tribute hip stem http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ortho-developments-ovation-tribute-hip-stem-4212077 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ortho-developments-ovation-tribute-hip-stem-4212077 Ortho Development has obtained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Ovation Tribute hip stem that is intended for cementless use in total hip replacement and hemiarthroplasty procedures. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Analogic’s handheld Sonic Window ultrasound system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-analogics-sonic-window-ultrasound-system-4212088 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-analogics-sonic-window-ultrasound-system-4212088 US-based Analogic has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) approval for its Sonic Window ultrasound system, a handheld ultra-compact imaging device for visualising vasculature and guiding peripheral intravenous access. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Zimmer Spine announces US launch of Optio-C anterior cervical system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszimmer-spine-announces-us-launch-of-optio-c-anterior-cervical-system-4211110 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszimmer-spine-announces-us-launch-of-optio-c-anterior-cervical-system-4211110 Zimmer Spine has announced the launch of its next-generation Optio-C anterior cervical system in the US. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT FDA approves GE Healthcare’s Q.Clear technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ge-healthcares-qclear-technology-4211297 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ge-healthcares-qclear-technology-4211297 GE Healthcare has obtained 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Q.Clear technology that can provide up to two times improvement in both quantitative accuracy and image quality in positron emission tomography (PET)/co… Tue, 08 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT March’s top stories: Baxter to split, first migraine device gets FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-baxter-to-split-first-migraine-device-gets-fda-clearance-4206005/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featuremarchs-top-stories-baxter-to-split-first-migraine-device-gets-fda-clearance-4206005/ Baxter revealed its plans to split itself into two separate and independent entities, while Cefaly Technology obtained FDA clearance for its device for preventative treatment of migraine headaches. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps-up the key headlines… Tue, 08 Apr 2014 08:50:00 GMT CardioKinetix reports positive one-year clinical data of Parachute ventricular partitioning device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardiokinetix-reports-positive-one-year-clinical-data-of-parachute-ventricular-partitioning-device-4210522 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardiokinetix-reports-positive-one-year-clinical-data-of-parachute-ventricular-partitioning-device-4210522 CardioKinetix has reported positive results from a pooled analysis study of the first-of-its-kind catheter-based Parachute ventricular partitioning device designed to treat patients with heart failure caused by damage to the muscle following a heart … Tue, 08 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT St Jude Medical's upgradable spinal cord stimulator gets FDA clearance http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medicals-upgradable-spinal-cord-stimulator-gets-fda-clearance-4210383 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medicals-upgradable-spinal-cord-stimulator-gets-fda-clearance-4210383 St Jude Medical has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its Protégé IPG, an upgradeable neurostimulator designed to assuage chronic pain after traditional treatments have failed, by interfering with the transmission of pain si… Tue, 08 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT The European Clinical Data Forum-Returns for the 14th year http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/tba/14th-european-clinical-data-forum/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/tba/14th-european-clinical-data-forum/ The 14th Annual European Clinical Data Forum is due to take place on 7-8 May 2014 in Brussels and is one of Arena International's flagship events. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 16:29:00 GMT Edwards Lifesciences obtains CE Mark for its EDWARDS INTUITY Elite Valve System http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-edwards-intuity-elite-valve-system-obtains-ce-mark-4209926 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsedwards-lifesciences-edwards-intuity-elite-valve-system-obtains-ce-mark-4209926 US-based Edwards Lifesciences has received CE Mark approval for its next-generation EDWARDS INTUITY Elite valve system. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT Integra’s Camino Flex Ventricular Catheter gets FDA approval for MRI scans http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintegra-lifesciences-camino-flex-ventricular-catheter-gets-fda-approval-for-mri-4210070 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsintegra-lifesciences-camino-flex-ventricular-catheter-gets-fda-approval-for-mri-4210070 Surgical technology developer Integra LifeSciences has obtained US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to use its Camino Flex Ventricular Catheter in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT New Values of Rated Current for the UMT-H, the SMD Fuse with the High-Breaking Capacity http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/schurter/pressumth-smd-fuse.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/schurter/pressumth-smd-fuse.html SCHURTER is expanding the successful UMT-H series of SMD fuses with 13 additional rated currents. The expanded series, which covers rated currents between 160mA and 10A, will now protect an even broader range of applications. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:23:00 GMT Schneeberger Linear Technology-High-Precision and Reliable Components for Medical Device Applications http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/mechanics/schneeberger-linear-technology/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/mechanics/schneeberger-linear-technology/ With its expertise in engineering, Schneeberger is one of the leading names when it comes to groundbreaking innovations in linear technology. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 08:28:00 GMT Cardinal Health to acquire AccessClosure for $320m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardinal-health-to-acquire-accessclosure-for-320m-4209091 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscardinal-health-to-acquire-accessclosure-for-320m-4209091 US-based Cardinal Health has signed an agreement worth $320m to acquire AccessClosure, a manufacturer and distributor of extravascular closure devices. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:30:00 GMT