Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Medical Device Network-Updates Multisorb to Exhibit at Interphex 2015 Multisorb Technologies has announced it will be exhibiting at Interphex in New York, from 20-22 April 2015. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:40:00 GMT Bioness begins pilot study of StimRouter neuromodulation device to treat overactive bladder US-based Bioness has started a Canadian pilot study of the StimRouter Neuromodulation System for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB). Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Public Health England gets IMI grant for new 'in the field' Ebola test The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI), through its Ebola+ programme, has awarded a £1m grant to Public Health England (PHE) scientists, who are heading a consortium involved in the development of 'in the field' Ebola test. Thu, 26 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Thermo Fisher launches new CE-IVD Oncomine solid tumour fusion transcript kit Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched new CE-IVD Oncomine Solid Tumour Fusion Transcript kit, designed to provide multiplexed sequencing of formalin-fixed and paraffin embedded (FFPE) tumour samples. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Astellas Foundation awards grant for study on brain activation in bladder disorder patients The Astellas European Foundation has awarded a grant of $150,000 to a project led by Dr MS Rahnama'i from Maastricht University Medical Centre, the Netherlands. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Cepheid's Xpert Ebola diagnostic test gets FDA emergency use authorisation Cepheid has secured emergency use authorisation (EUA) from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its molecular diagnostic test Xpert Ebola, which is capable of delivering results in less than two hours. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Improving Medical Devices With Force Sensing Technology Smart products eliminate guesswork, improve outcomes and increase consistency. By incorporating force feedback into your device, you give the operator increased control and accuracy in their work. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:21:00 GMT Micell enrols first patient in all-comers trial of MiStent against Xience US-based biomedical firm Micell Technologies has started patient enrolment in DESSOLVE III, a randomised, controlled clinical trial comparing MiStent Sirolimus Eluting Absorbable Polymer Coronary Stent System to Xience Everolimus Eluting Coronary Ste… Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Schneeberger MINISCALE PLUS SCHNEEBERGER has released the new MINISCALE PLUS optical incremental distance measuring system for designers who have to fit high-precision linear technology with integral distance measurement in small spaces. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Biotronik gets FDA approval for ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for German cardiovascular devices manufacturer Biotronik's ProMRI Eluna pacemaker system. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Sequenom and Recombine launch HerediT Universal carrier screening test US companies Sequenom Laboratories and Recombine have launched a new HerediT Universal carrier screening test, which offers comprehensive genetic information. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Medtronic gets FDA approval for Protégé GPS stent system to treat iliac artery stenosis The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Irish medical technology firm Medtronic's Protégé GPS self-expanding peripheral stent system to treat stenotic lesions of the common and external iliac arteries. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT MeMed reports positive clinical trial results of ImmunoXpert blood test Israel-based MeMed has reported positive results from a large multicentre prospective clinical trial validating the ability of its ImmunoXpert in-vitro diagnostic blood test to determine whether a patient has an acute bacterial or viral infection. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Schneeberger MINISLIDE Micro Frictionless Tables When maximum precision and processing reliability are required in minimal space, the MINISLIDE miniature tables offers outstanding solutions. Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Tekscan-Force Measurement Sensors and Systems Tekscan is the world's leading manufacturer of tactile pressure and force measurement sensors and systems. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:24:00 GMT Signostics introduces handheld SignosRT bladder scanner in Europe Australian medical device firm Signostics has launched its new handheld bladder scanner, SignosRT Bladder, in Europe and the UK, including a new tablet-based version. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Voxdale: Medical Equipment Voxdale (Antwerp, 2005) is a design, engineering and research agency for mechanical and mechatronical development of medical devices, medical equipment and production lines. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:50:00 GMT Becton Dickinson completes $12bn CareFusion acquisition US-based medical technology firm Becton Dickinson (BD) has completed a $12.2bn acquisition of biomedical equipment maker CareFusion. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Genection introduces MyAML NGS assay Genection, a subsidiary of Invivoscribe Technologies, has launched MyAML, a CLIA validated next-generation sequencing (NGS) assay for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT Terumo-Advanced Infusion Systems Terumo is a well-known, internationally operating medical technology company that manufactures and sells a wide range of quality products and systems in the field of angiography, cardiology and cardiovascular systems, clinical test systems, diabetes … Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:53:00 GMT