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 Coveris Launches New Website http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/exopack-advanced-coatings/presscoveris-launches-new-website.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/exopack-advanced-coatings/presscoveris-launches-new-website.html Coveris has announced the launch of its new coveris.com website, giving customers, investors and career candidates a greater opportunity to learn more about the company's unique packaging and coatings solutions, the markets they serve and their wides… Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:50:00 GMT Project CURE ships critical medical equipment to West African countries to combat Ebola http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsproject-cure-ships-critical-medical-equipment-west-african-countries-prevent-ebola-4371123 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsproject-cure-ships-critical-medical-equipment-west-african-countries-prevent-ebola-4371123 US-based charity Project CURE is shipping examination gloves and other critical medical supplies to West African countries to help stop the spread of the Ebola virus. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA clears Medtronic's NC Euphora coronary balloon http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-medtronics-nc-euphora-coronary-balloon-4371031 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-clears-medtronics-nc-euphora-coronary-balloon-4371031 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Medtronic's NC Euphora noncompliant balloon dilatation catheter. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Positioning Loads Accurately to the Micrometer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/mechanics/positioning-loads-accurately-micrometer/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/mechanics/positioning-loads-accurately-micrometer/ PETRA III is an innovative storage ring-based X-ray light source in the world and it provides international scientists with excellent experimentation facilities. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:41:00 GMT Apollo Hospitals and AliveCor partner for mobile ECG device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsapollo-hospitals-alivecor-partner-for-mobile-ecg-device-4369698 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsapollo-hospitals-alivecor-partner-for-mobile-ecg-device-4369698 India’s Apollo Hospitals has entered an exclusive collaboration with US-based AliveCor to introduce smartphone-enabled, medical grade and FDA-cleared AliveCor Heart Monitor in India and South Asia to tackle the growing problem of heart arrhythmias. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic treats first patient in CoreValve Evolut R clinical trial http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-treats-first-patient-corevalve-evolut-r-clinical-trial-4369531 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-treats-first-patient-corevalve-evolut-r-clinical-trial-4369531 Medtronic has successfully treated the first patient in its clinical trial, which is designed to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the new CoreValve Evolut R System. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Olympus introduces QuickClip Pro Clips for GI endoscopy http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-introduces-quickclip-pro-clips-for-gi-endoscopy-4367915 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsolympus-introduces-quickclip-pro-clips-for-gi-endoscopy-4367915 US-based Olympus Medical Systems has launched its 510(k) cleared QuickClip Pro, a haemostasis clip developed for bleed control and defect closure during GI endoscopy procedures. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Marathon launches needle-free device ZiNGO to manage venous access pain http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmarathon-launches-needle-free-device-zingo-to-manage-venous-access-pain-4367876 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmarathon-launches-needle-free-device-zingo-to-manage-venous-access-pain-4367876 US-based Marathon Pharmaceuticals has launched ZiNGO (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate, 0.5 mg) powder intradermal injection system, to deliver a topical local anaesthetic to manage venous access pain. Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cynosure acquires assets of Ellman International http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscynosure-acquires-assets-of-ellman-international-4366242 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscynosure-acquires-assets-of-ellman-international-4366242 US-based provider of laser and light-based aesthetic treatments Cynosure has acquired the assets of Ellman International for an estimated $13.2m. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Pulsar Vascular to market Codman Neuro's PulseRider device in EMEA http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspulsar-vascular-market-codman-neuros-pulserider-device-emea-4366302 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newspulsar-vascular-market-codman-neuros-pulserider-device-emea-4366302 Codman Neuro, a part of DePuy Synthes Companies of Johnson & Johnson, has signed a distribution agreement with Pulsar Vascular to market and promote its minimally invasive device PulseRider in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Mon, 08 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT What is Micro-Molding? http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/what-is-micro-molding/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/contract-services/what-is-micro-molding/ There seems to be a lot of talk these days about micro-molding. This reflects the increased interest from designers and manufacturers in producing and procuring high precision, micro-featured plastic parts. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 15:23:00 GMT Mevion to install S250 proton therapy system at MedStar Georgetown Hospital http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmevion-to-install-s250-proton-therapy-system-at-medstar-georgetown-hospital-4364921 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmevion-to-install-s250-proton-therapy-system-at-medstar-georgetown-hospital-4364921 Mevion Medical Systems is set to install its MEVION S250 proton therapy system at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, located in Northwest Washington, Columbia, US, to treat adult and paediatric cancer patients. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Accumold to Show Micro-Molding Developments at High-Profile UK Event http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/accumold/pressmicro-molding-developments-uk.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/contract-services/accumold/pressmicro-molding-developments-uk.html The forthcoming High Precision Manufacturing Expo is a prestigious opportunity for Accumold's marketing team to showcase the latest US micro-molding developments in with potential clients from the Europe and beyond. Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Astute Medical's NephroCheck gets FDA approval to predict risk for acute kidney injury http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastute-medicals-nephrocheck-gets-fda-approval-predict-risk-acute-kidney-injury-4364750 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsastute-medicals-nephrocheck-gets-fda-approval-predict-risk-acute-kidney-injury-4364750 US-based Astute Medical has received marketing approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its NephroCheck test, a first-of-its-kind laboratory test to gauge severe acute kidney injury (AKI). Sun, 07 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Novocure's TTF-100A system secures high unmet medical need designation in Japan http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnovocures-ttf-100a-system-secures-high-unmet-medical-need-designation-japan-4363235 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsnovocures-ttf-100a-system-secures-high-unmet-medical-need-designation-japan-4363235 The Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHLW) has granted high unmet medical need designation to Novocure's TTF-100A system, indicated to treat recurrent glioblastoma. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT GE Healthcare's SenoClaire breast imaging solution obtains FDA approval http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsge-healthcares-senoclaire-breast-imaging-solution-obtains-fda-approval-4363354 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsge-healthcares-senoclaire-breast-imaging-solution-obtains-fda-approval-4363354 GE Healthcare has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new breast tomosynthesis solution, SenoClaire, which uses three-dimensional imaging technology. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT Secure CMX Battery to Energise the Medical Market http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/presssecure-cmx-battery.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/electronics/accutronics/presssecure-cmx-battery.html UK-based battery firm Accutronics is set to give the medical market a boost when it launches its next range of batteries at COMPAMED in Dusseldorf. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:04:00 GMT Aethlon Medical receives IRB approval to begin Hemopurifier clinical trials http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-medical-receives-irb-approval-begin-hemopurifier-clinical-trials-4362108 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaethlon-medical-receives-irb-approval-begin-hemopurifier-clinical-trials-4362108 Aethlon Medical has received independent internal review board (IRB) approval to start human clinical studies of Hemopurifier therapy at DaVita MedCenter Dialysis in Houston, Texas, US. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT St Jude Medical reports positive two-year data from FAME II trial of FFR technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-reports-positive-two-year-data-from-fame-ii-trial-of-ffr-technology-4362075 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-reports-positive-two-year-data-from-fame-ii-trial-of-ffr-technology-4362075 US-based medical device firm St Jude Medical has reported two-year data from the FAME II trial of its Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) over medical treatment in patients with stable coronary artery disease… Wed, 03 Sep 2014 23:00:00 GMT August's top stories: Cerner’s $1.3bn Siemens deal, Illumina’s Oncology research http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-cerners-13bn-siemens-deal-illuminas-oncology-research-4362435/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/features/featureaugusts-top-stories-cerners-13bn-siemens-deal-illuminas-oncology-research-4362435/ Cerner agreed to buy Germany-based Siemens Health Services for $1.3bn and Illumina has formed collaborative partnerships with AstraZeneca, Janssen Biotech and Sanofi to develop NGS-based oncology test system. 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