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 M&As this week: Natus Medical, EndoChoice http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-natus-medical-endochoice-5018466 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-natus-medical-endochoice-5018466 Newborn and neurology healthcare products provider Natus Medical has agreed to purchase GN Otometrics from GN ReSound for $145m in cash on a debt and cash-free basis. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Cancer Genetics, InstaMed Communications, EIT Emerging Implant Technologies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cancer-genetics-instamed-communications-eit-emerging-implant-technologies-5018453 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-cancer-genetics-instamed-communications-eit-emerging-implant-technologies-5018453 Oncologic diagnostics provider Cancer Genetics has agreed to work with MD Anderson Cancer Centre’s spin-out ApoCell, in order to make its ApoStream liquid biopsy technology available to pharmaceutical and biotech companies. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT CephX to release automated cephalometric analysis technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscephx-to-unveil-automated-cephalometric-analysis-technology-5018464 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscephx-to-unveil-automated-cephalometric-analysis-technology-5018464 Software as a Service (SaaS) platform provider CephX will be unveilling its automated cephalometric analysis technology AlgoCeph in Denver, US. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT A.P. Extrusion-Small Diameter Tubing Manufacture http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/a-p-extrusion/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/a-p-extrusion/ A.P. Extrusion has over 30 years of experience in the custom, plastic, and medical tubing industries. A.P. Extrusion will help you every step of the way to assess, develop, and deliver the custom tub... Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic secures FDA approval for MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-secures-fda-approval-for-minimed-670g-hybrid-closed-looped-system-for-type-1-diabetes-5018760 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-secures-fda-approval-for-minimed-670g-hybrid-closed-looped-system-for-type-1-diabetes-5018760 Medtronic has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MiniMed 670G hybrid closed looped system for type 1 diabetes. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Accuray reports positive data from study of CyberKnife SBRT for prostate cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaccuray-reports-positive-data-from-study-of-cyberknife-sbrt-for-prostate-cancer-5017528 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaccuray-reports-positive-data-from-study-of-cyberknife-sbrt-for-prostate-cancer-5017528 US-based radiation oncology firm Accuray has reported positive data from its study of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) using CyberKnife System while treating low-risk and intermediate-risk prostate cancer patients. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific agrees to buy EndoChoice http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-agrees-to-buy-endochoice-5017300 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-agrees-to-buy-endochoice-5017300 Medical device firm Boston Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire medical technology company EndoChoice as part of its plan to expand its endoscopy gastroenterology portfolio. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Rhenus Contract Logistics Celebrates New Logistics Centre in Eindhoven http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/distribution/rhenus-logistics/pressrhenus-celebrates-logistics-centre.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/distribution/rhenus-logistics/pressrhenus-celebrates-logistics-centre.html Rhenus Contract Logistics has announced it will build a new contract logistics centre in Ekkersrijt, the Netherlands. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:56:00 GMT NovaBone secures CE mark for collagen wound dressing products http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnovabone-secures-ce-mark-for-collagen-wound-dressing-products-5016481 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnovabone-secures-ce-mark-for-collagen-wound-dressing-products-5016481 US-based biologics medical device company NovaBone has secured CE mark approval for its two dental wound dressing products, NovaTape and NovaPlug. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Roche's Treponema pallidum assay gets FDA 510(k) clearance for syphilis infection diagnosis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroches-treponema-pallidum-assay-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-syphilis-infection-diagnosis-5015937 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsroches-treponema-pallidum-assay-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-syphilis-infection-diagnosis-5015937 Roche has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its fully automated assay for the diagnosis of syphilis infection. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Natus agrees to acquire GN Otometrics for $145m http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnatus-agrees-to-acquire-gn-otometrics-for-145m-5015844 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnatus-agrees-to-acquire-gn-otometrics-for-145m-5015844 US-based medical device company Natus has agreed with GN Store Nord to acquire GN Otometrics from GN Hearing for $145m. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vela Diagnostics gets FDA emergency use authorisation for Sentosa SA ZIKV PCR Test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvela-diagnostics-gets-fda-emergency-use-authorisation-for-sentosa-sa-zikv-pcr-test-5015230 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvela-diagnostics-gets-fda-emergency-use-authorisation-for-sentosa-sa-zikv-pcr-test-5015230 Vela Diagnostics has obtained Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Sentosa SA ZIKV PCR Test. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Qfix to unveil radiotherapy treatment equipment at ASTRO http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsqfix-to-unveil-radiotherapy-treatment-equipment-at-astro-5015157 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsqfix-to-unveil-radiotherapy-treatment-equipment-at-astro-5015157 US-based radiotherapy device maker Qfix is set to unveil a suite of radiotherapy treatment equipment during the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) in Boston, Massachusetts, US. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT ZDi Solution to introduce Z-System patient positioning devices to radiation oncology market http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszdi-solution-to-introduce-z-system-patient-positioning-devices-to-radiation-oncology-market-5014346 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszdi-solution-to-introduce-z-system-patient-positioning-devices-to-radiation-oncology-market-5014346 US-based medical device manufacturer ZDi Solutions will introduce its Z-System patient positioning devices to proton therapy and conventional radiation therapy facilities in the US. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Seno Medical reports positive interim data from Maestro study of breast imaging system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsseno-medical-reports-positive-interim-data-from-maestro-study-of-breast-imaging-system-5014657 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsseno-medical-reports-positive-interim-data-from-maestro-study-of-breast-imaging-system-5014657 US-based medical imaging company Seno Medical has reported positive interim results from its MAESTRO study of Imagio opto-acoustic (OA) a breast imaging system used to detect breast cancer. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Staar Surgical gets approval to distribute EVO Visian Toric ICL in Canada http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstaar-surgical-gets-approval-to-distribute-evo-visian-toric-icl-in-canada-5014827 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstaar-surgical-gets-approval-to-distribute-evo-visian-toric-icl-in-canada-5014827 US-based medical device company Staar Surgical has obtained approval from the Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada to distribute EVO Visian Toric ICL in the country. Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tekscan to Present VEGA-3 at MS&T in Salt Lake City http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/tekscan/presstekscan-present-vega-3.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/manufacturing/tekscan/presstekscan-present-vega-3.html Tekscan have announced it will be demonstrating its VEGA-3 large-chamber scanning electron microscope (SEM) with an Oxford Instruments electronic data system (EDS) at the MS&T in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:01:00 GMT Vertellus Biomaterials-Biocompatible Coating Materials http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/biotechnology/vertellus-bio/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/biotechnology/vertellus-bio/ Vertellus Biomaterials is a business unit of Vertellus Specialty Materials and offers a range of clinically proven biocompatible materials known collectively as PC Technology™.PC Technology comprises... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT NSF Health Sciences-Experts in Medical Device Training, Testing, Consulting, Auditing and Regulatory Support http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/consultancy_services/nsf-health-science-consulting/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/consultancy_services/nsf-health-science-consulting/ Medical device organizations have been put under the spotlight recently due to public health concerns. The industry is scrutinized by regulators across the globe. NSF's consulting, testing, auditing ... Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mevion unveils pencil beam scanning technology at ASTRO 2016 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmevion-unveils-pencil-beam-scanning-technology-at-astro-2016-5013831 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmevion-unveils-pencil-beam-scanning-technology-at-astro-2016-5013831 US-based Mevion Medical Systems has unveiled its pencil beam scanning Hyperscan with Adaptive Aperture at the 2016 ASTRO Annual Meeting in Boston, US. Thu, 22 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT