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 Vittamed's two neuromonitoring devices get CE Mark approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvittameds-two-neuromonitoring-devices-get-ce-mark-approval-4325902 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvittameds-two-neuromonitoring-devices-get-ce-mark-approval-4325902 US-based neurodiagnostics firm Vittamed has secured CE Mark approval for its Vittamed 205 for non-invasive intracranial pressure (ICP) measurement and Vittamed 505 for non-invasive cerebrovascular autoregulation monitoring devices. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT IMRIS's VISIUS surgical theatre with iMRI gets approval for sale in Europe http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimris-visius-surgical-theatre-imri-gets-approval-sale-europe-4325797 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimris-visius-surgical-theatre-imri-gets-approval-sale-europe-4325797 US-based IMRIS has secured CE Mark approval to integrate the next-generation magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) core technology into the VISIUS surgical theatre, clearing the way for its sales and marketing in the European Union. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Metria™ Informed Health to Monitor and Transmit Physiological Information http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-wearable-sensor-technology-sensing-the-future/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-wearable-sensor-technology-sensing-the-future/ In the years ahead, we'll see a greater emphasis on preventing disease before it starts. People are taking greater control of their health - leveraging mobility solutions and social media to make more informed decisions and change behaviors. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:44:00 GMT St Jude Medical's FlexAbility ablation catheter gets European approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-flexability-ablation-catheter-gets-european-approval-4324620 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-flexability-ablation-catheter-gets-european-approval-4324620 St Jude Medical has received CE Mark approval for its FlexAbility ablation catheter, a new ablation technology used by electrophysiologists, to treat cardiac arrhythmias. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific's Rebel coronary stent system gets approval from FDA http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientifics-rebel-coronary-stent-system-approval-fda-4324600 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientifics-rebel-coronary-stent-system-approval-fda-4324600 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved US-based Boston Scientific's Rebel platinum chromium coronary stent system used for treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD). Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA grants 510(k) clearance to Summit Medical for additional sterilisation cycles http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-summit-medical-additional-sterilisation-cycles-4323190 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-grants-510k-clearance-summit-medical-additional-sterilisation-cycles-4323190 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Summit Medical for sterilisation methods on its Instru-Safe instrument protection trays. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Varian Medical gets FDA approval for Calypso soft tissue Beacon transponder http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvarian-medical-gets-fda-approval-calypso-soft-tissue-beacon-transponder-4323298 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvarian-medical-gets-fda-approval-calypso-soft-tissue-beacon-transponder-4323298 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to US-based Varian Medical Systems' Calypso soft tissue Beacon transponder that can help improve the precision of radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for cancer. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Brainlab introduces elements automatic brain metastases planning software http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbrainlab-introduces-elements-automatic-brain-metastases-planning-software-4322050 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbrainlab-introduces-elements-automatic-brain-metastases-planning-software-4322050 German medical technology firm Brainlab has introduced a new software called 'Elements Automatic Brain Metastases Planning', claimed to simplify stereotactic radiosurgery planning for metastatic brain tumours. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT OrbusNeich enrols first patient in MASCOT registry for COMBO dual therapy stent http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorbusneich-enrols-first-patient-in-mascot-registry-combo-dual-therapy-stent-4322146 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsorbusneich-enrols-first-patient-in-mascot-registry-combo-dual-therapy-stent-4322146 Hong Kong-based OrbusNeich has enrolled its first patient in the multinational abluminal sirolimus-coated bio-engineered stent (MASCOT) post-marketing registry. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Watson-Marlow-Peristaltic Pumps for Medical Devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/ Watson-Marlow is a world leader in the manufacturing of peristaltic pumps and provider of automated life science applications for the medical device industry. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:11:00 GMT FDA approves IBA's new compact gantry clearing way for Proteus ONE http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ibas-new-compact-gantry-clearing-way-for-proteus-one-4321373 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-ibas-new-compact-gantry-clearing-way-for-proteus-one-4321373 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for Belgium-based Ion Beam Applications' (IBA's) compact gantry beam line (CGBL). Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Blue Belt's Navio surgical system gets FDA marketing approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsblue-belts-navio-surgical-system-gets-fda-marketing-approval-4321302 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsblue-belts-navio-surgical-system-gets-fda-marketing-approval-4321302 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for Blue Belt Technologies' Navio surgical system, patellofemoral joint (PFJ) replacement surgery. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Covidien introduces Emprint ablation system to treat soft tissue tumours http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-introduces-emprint-ablation-system-to-treat-soft-tissue-tumours-4320291 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-introduces-emprint-ablation-system-to-treat-soft-tissue-tumours-4320291 Ireland-based Covidien has introduced its Emprint ablation system with Thermosphere technology, designed to precisely heat and destroy diseased soft tissue (including liver, lung and kidney), and non-resectable liver tumours. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT BSD Medical begins Phase I/II Hyprosar trial to treat soft tissue sarcoma http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbsd-medical-begins-phase-iii-hyprosar-trial-treat-soft-tissue-sarcoma-4320388 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbsd-medical-begins-phase-iii-hyprosar-trial-treat-soft-tissue-sarcoma-4320388 US-based BSD Medical has initiated a Phase I/II trial (Hyprosar) using hyperthermia, delivered using either the BSD-2000 Hyperthermia System or the BSD-500 Hyperthermia System, combined with proton radiotherapy to treat patients with unresectable sof… Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TRACO ELECTRONIC-Power Converters, Supplies and Inverters for Medical Applications http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ TRACO ELECTRONIC provides a comprehensive range of power converters, supplies and inverters to meet the demands of medical applications. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 14:40:00 GMT Metria™: Informed Health http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-informed-health/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/adhesives/metria-informed-health/ Globally, healthcare faces multiple challenges including rising costs, system inefficiencies and poor access. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:52:00 GMT ACell enrols first patient for MatriStem Pelvic Floor Matrix device phase IV trial http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsacell-enrols-first-patient-for-matristem-pelvic-floor-matrix-device-phase-iv-trial-4319116 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsacell-enrols-first-patient-for-matristem-pelvic-floor-matrix-device-phase-iv-trial-4319116 Regenerative medicine firm ACell has enrolled the first patient for a US Phase IV clinical trial to assess the safety and long-term effectiveness of its MatriStem pelvic floor matrix device. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific gets CE Mark for new 25mm Lotus valve system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-gets-ce-mark-for-new-25mm-lotus-valve-system-4318859 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-gets-ce-mark-for-new-25mm-lotus-valve-system-4318859 Boston Scientific has secured CE Mark approval and started the European commercial launch of its new 25mm Lotus transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves launch of Titan's Endoskeleton TL device for lateral spinal fusion http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-launch-of-titans-endoskeleton-tl-device-for-lateral-spinal-fusion-4317850 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-launch-of-titans-endoskeleton-tl-device-for-lateral-spinal-fusion-4317850 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Titan Spine to commercially launch its Endoskeleton TL system, a spinal fusion solution that uses a lateral approach. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Veniti secures FDA approval for IDE to begin Virtus trial of VICI venous stent system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsveniti-secures-fda-approval-ide-begin-virtus-trial-vici-venous-stent-system-4317855 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsveniti-secures-fda-approval-ide-begin-virtus-trial-vici-venous-stent-system-4317855 US-based Veniti has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an investigational device exemption (IDE) to initiate the virtus trial of the Veniti VICI venous stent system. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT