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 Formacoat Launches New Responsive Website http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/formacoat/pressnew-responsive-website.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/formacoat/pressnew-responsive-website.html Formacoat is pleased to announce the launch of its new responsive website. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:26:00 GMT Formacoat to Attend IATI Biomed in Tel Aviv http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/formacoat/pressiati-biomed-tel-aviv.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/formacoat/pressiati-biomed-tel-aviv.html Leading provider of contract metal device coating services Formacoat is pleased to announce it will be exhibiting at the IATI Biomed Conference and Exhibition in Tel Aviv, Israel. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:11:00 GMT Shockwave Medical reports positive data from pooled DISRUPT PAD study for lithoplasty technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsshockwave-medical-reports-positive-data-from-pooled-disrupt-pad-study-for-lithoplasty-technology-4878385 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsshockwave-medical-reports-positive-data-from-pooled-disrupt-pad-study-for-lithoplasty-technology-4878385 US-based developer of lithoplasty technology, Shockwave Medical has reported positive results from the pooled DISRUPT PAD study while assessing the safety and performance of Lithoplasty System to treat peripheral artery disease. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT HeartWare completes enrolment in lateral study for HVAD system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartware-completes-enrolment-in-lateral-study-for-hvad-system-4878382 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartware-completes-enrolment-in-lateral-study-for-hvad-system-4878382 US-based company HeartWare, a developer of miniaturised implantable cardiovascular devices, has completed the patient enrolment in the HeartWare ventricular assist system (HVAD system) lateral study. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Abbott to acquire St Jude Medical for $25bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-to-acquire-st-jude-medical-for-25bn-4878651 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsabbott-to-acquire-st-jude-medical-for-25bn-4878651 US-based pharmaceuticals and health care products firm Abbott has signed a definitive agreement to acquire medical device company St Jude Medical for $25bn. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals of the week: RayVio, AnthroTronic, Augmedix, ChartSpan Medical Technologies http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-rayvio-anthrotronic-augmedix-chartspan-medical-technologies-4877650 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-rayvio-anthrotronic-augmedix-chartspan-medical-technologies-4877650 RayVio, an advanced health and hygiene company specialised in providing UV medical devices, has raised $26m in a venture financing led by IPV Capital and Tsing Capital. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&A this week: Allied 100, Nokia, West Pharmaceutical Services, Zimmer Biomet Holdings http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-allied-100-nokia-west-pharmaceutical-services-zimmer-biomet-holdings-4877715 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-allied-100-nokia-west-pharmaceutical-services-zimmer-biomet-holdings-4877715 Allied 100, a distributor of automated external defibrillators (AED) and accessories based in the US, has acquired a 100% stake in Lifeguard Medical Solutions (Lifeguard), one of the largest AED providers in the US. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT DriveSure Eliminates Motor, Gearbox and Drive Development at M-Solv http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/pressdrivesure-gearbox-drive-development.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/pressdrivesure-gearbox-drive-development.html Oxfordshire-based equipment provider of large electronics systems M-Solv, is benefiting from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group's DriveSureTM technology. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:17:00 GMT Watson-Marlow Unveils Panel Mount Pumps with DriveSure™ Technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/pressmount-pumps-drivesure.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/pressmount-pumps-drivesure.html Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group is introducing a new range of panel-mount OEM pumps, which feature DriveSure™ brushless DC gear motors with fully integrated speed controllers. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:02:00 GMT Peristaltic Pumps Maximise Uptime and Eliminate Contamination for Fluid Transfer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/presseliminate-contamination-fluid-transfer.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/pumps-compressors/watsonmarlow/presseliminate-contamination-fluid-transfer.html Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group has supplied peristaltic pumps to Novasep for its Sius™ TFF skid, a tangential flow filtration (TFF) system used in the biopharmaceutical industry. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:32:00 GMT Atricure secures FDA clearance for AtriClip PRO2 LAA exclusion system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsatricure-secures-fda-clearance-for-atriclip-pro2-laa-exclusion-system-4876867 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsatricure-secures-fda-clearance-for-atriclip-pro2-laa-exclusion-system-4876867 US-based medical device firm Atricure has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the AtriClip PRO2 Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Exclusion System. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Meridian Bioscience secures CE mark for new molecular diagnostic test http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmeridian-bioscience-secures-ce-mark-for-new-molecular-diagnostic-test-4877482 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmeridian-bioscience-secures-ce-mark-for-new-molecular-diagnostic-test-4877482 US-based life science company Meridian Bioscience has secured the CE mark for its new molecular diagnostic test 'illumigene Mycoplasma Direct' to detect Mycoplasma pneumonia (M. pneumonia). Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Synapse Biomedical reports positive result from NeuRx DPS study to treat spinal cord injuries http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssynapse-biomedical-reports-positive-result-from-neurx-dps-study-to-treat-spinal-cord-injuries-4876869 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssynapse-biomedical-reports-positive-result-from-neurx-dps-study-to-treat-spinal-cord-injuries-4876869 Synapse Biomedical has reported positive results from a study conducted on the company’s NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS) for spinal cord injuries implants. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT US FDA clears Intuity Medical’s POGO automatic blood glucose monitoring system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-fda-clears-intuity-medicals-pogo-automatic-blood-glucose-monitoring-system-4875415 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsus-fda-clears-intuity-medicals-pogo-automatic-blood-glucose-monitoring-system-4875415 Medical technology company Intuity Medical has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its POGO automatic blood glucose monitoring system. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT MD Anderson agrees to buy Elekta Linear accelerators and other radiotherapy solutions http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmd-anderson-agrees-to-buy-elekta-linear-accelerators-and-other-radiotherapy-solutions-4875413 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmd-anderson-agrees-to-buy-elekta-linear-accelerators-and-other-radiotherapy-solutions-4875413 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre has entered into a deal with Elekta to acquire Elekta Infinity linear accelerators, brachytherapy afterloaders including software and service. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Stratasys and Jacobs Institute partner to advance 3D printing medical applications http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstratasys-and-jacobs-institute-partner-to-advance-3d-printing-medical-applications-4875941 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsstratasys-and-jacobs-institute-partner-to-advance-3d-printing-medical-applications-4875941 Israel-based Stratasys will partner with US company Jacobs Institute (JI) to develop a new Center of Excellence (COE) to expand the usage of 3D printing for a range of medical applications. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Imaging Advantage collaborates with MIT researchers to develop artificial intelligence X-ray engine http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimaging-advantage-collaborates-with-mit-researchers-to-develop-artificial-intelligence-x-ray-engine-4874121 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsimaging-advantage-collaborates-with-mit-researchers-to-develop-artificial-intelligence-x-ray-engine-4874121 US-based provider of cloud-based radiology service Imaging Advantage (IA) has collaborated with the faculty members from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital (titled Singularity H… Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Victoria introduces real-time prescription drug monitoring system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvictoria-introduces-real-time-prescription-drug-monitoring-system-4874120 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvictoria-introduces-real-time-prescription-drug-monitoring-system-4874120 The Government of Victoria in Australia has introduced a real-time prescription monitoring system to reduce the number of the residents dying from prescription drug overdoses. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gore announces first implant of Gore Synecor Biomaterial in hernia repair http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgore-announces-first-implant-of-gore-synecor-biomaterial-in-hernia-repair-4874652 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgore-announces-first-implant-of-gore-synecor-biomaterial-in-hernia-repair-4874652 W L Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced the first implant of the Gore Synecor Biomaterial in a robotically-assisted hernia repair at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, US. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT BD unveils new surgical instrument sterilisation containers http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbd-unveils-new-surgical-instrument-sterilisation-containers-4873175 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbd-unveils-new-surgical-instrument-sterilisation-containers-4873175 Global medical technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has unveiled its new line of surgical instrument sterilisation containers which are validated for the latest low-temperature sterilisation processes. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 23:00:00 GMT