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 Schneeberger Linear Technology: High Precision, Innovative and Reliable http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/mechanics/schneeberger-linear-technology/ http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/downloads/whitepapers/mechanics/schneeberger-linear-technology/ Mechanical engineers used to install separate mechanical linear bearings and electronic measuring systems. Schneeberger's integrated AMS measuring system has combined the measurement and guide functions in one unified product. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:22:00 GMT Aurora Spine signs deal to distribute Sentio MMG nerve mapping system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaurora-spine-nerve-mapping-4413647 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaurora-spine-nerve-mapping-4413647 US-based spinal implant solutions provider Aurora Spine has entered a worldwide distribution and co-marketing deal with Sentio to distribute the mechanomyography (MMG) nerve mapping system. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Codman Neuro introduces new Spetzler Malis dual irrigating disposable forceps http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscodman-neuro-disposable-forceps-4413656 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscodman-neuro-disposable-forceps-4413656 Codman Neuro, a part of DePuy Synthes companies of Johnson & Johnson, has introduced new Spetzler Malis dual irrigating disposable non-stick bipolar forceps for use in neurosurgery. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Zeiss Meditec introduces new cataract suite http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszeiss-meditec-cataract-suite-4412236 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newszeiss-meditec-cataract-suite-4412236 Carl Zeiss Meditec, a German medical technology firm, has introduced a new Zeiss cataract suite, which will provide physicians with placement of incisions, the centration of intraocular lens (IOLs), and alignment of toric IOLs along the optimal targe… Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic launches new interbody spinal fusion devices http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-interbody-spinal-fusion-4412186 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-interbody-spinal-fusion-4412186 Medtronic has launched its pure titanium coating (PTC) platform of interbody fusion devices designed to ease pain from spinal surgeries. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Boston Scientific secures CE Mark for Accolade pacemaker family http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-ce-mark-4410413 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsboston-scientific-ce-mark-4410413 US-based medical equipment manufacturer Boston Scientific has obtained CE Mark approval for its Accolade pacemaker family of devices. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ortho-Clinical's Vitros chemistry products HbA1c reagent kit gets CE Mark http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshba1c-reagent-ce-mark-4410350 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshba1c-reagent-ce-mark-4410350 US-based Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics has received CE Mark for the Vitros chemistry products HbA1c reagent kit, an enhanced assay to detect and monitor blood glucose levels over time in diabetes patients. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Smith & Nephew introduces Evos Mini Plating System for complex long bone fractures http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssmith-nephew-evos-4409159 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssmith-nephew-evos-4409159 UK-based Smith & Nephew has introduced the Evos mini plating system for use in complex fractures of the long bones in the arms and legs. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Health Canada grants Class 2 medical device licence for Otoharmonics' Levo tinnitus system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshealth-canada-levo-tinnitus-4408908 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newshealth-canada-levo-tinnitus-4408908 Health Canada has granted a Class 2 medical device licence to US-based Otoharmonics' Levo system, a personalised neuroscience-based sound therapy developed for use in the temporary relief of tinnitus symptoms. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Quidel's Lyra Molecular PCR Assay gets FDA clearance for detection of human parainfluenza http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidels-lyra-clearance-parainfluenza-4407208 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidels-lyra-clearance-parainfluenza-4407208 US-based in vitro diagnostics firm Quidel has received 510(k) clearance from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Lyra parainfluenza assay, a real-time PCR test, to detect and identify human parainfluenza virus (HPIV) infections for vi… Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Medtronic's CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-mri-surescan-4407567 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-mri-surescan-4407567 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given approval for Medtronic's CapSureFix Novus MRI SureScan 5076 lead, which will be used with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Frankfurt University Hospital treats Ebola patient with Aethlon Hemopurifier therapy http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfrankfurt-ebola-aethlon-4405846 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfrankfurt-ebola-aethlon-4405846 The Frankfurt University Hospital in Germany has used US-based Aethlon Medical's Hemopurifier therapy for the first time to treat a patient infected with the Ebola virus. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT VisionCare gets FDA approval for implantable miniature telescope to treat macular degeneration http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvisioncare-fda-approval-telescope-4405880 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsvisioncare-fda-approval-telescope-4405880 US-based developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its implantable miniature telescope. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Masimo secures CE Mark for Eve newborn screening application http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-secures-ce-mark-eve-newborn-screening-4404023 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-secures-ce-mark-eve-newborn-screening-4404023 US-based Masimo has secured CE Mark appoval for its Eve newborn screening software application for Radical-7 Pulse CO-Oximeters. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Quidel secures FDA 510(k) clearance for lyra adenovirus assay http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidel-secures-fda-clearance-lyra-adenovirus-assay-4403953 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsquidel-secures-fda-clearance-lyra-adenovirus-assay-4403953 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to Quidel to market its lyra adenovirus assay, a real-time PCR test for the qualitative detection of human adenovirus (HAdV) viral DNA, isolated from nasal swab and nasopharyngeal… Mon, 13 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Coveris Names Kathleen McJohn as General Council http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/exopack-advanced-coatings/presskathleen-mcjohn-council.html http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/contractors/adhesives/exopack-advanced-coatings/presskathleen-mcjohn-council.html Coveris has announced the appointment of Kathleen McJohn as general council where she will serve as senior legal advisor. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:48:00 GMT ClearFlow reports positive PRO-ACT trial results of PleuraFlow system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsclearflow-reports-positive-pro-act-trial-results-of-pleuraflow-system-4402405 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsclearflow-reports-positive-pro-act-trial-results-of-pleuraflow-system-4402405 US-based medical device firm ClearFlow has reported positive results from the Prevention of Retained Blood Outcomes Using Active Clearance Technology trial, (PRO-ACT), a clinical trial evaluating the use of PleuraFlow System to prevent retained blood… Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Covidien secures FDA 510(k) approval for Nellcor Portable SpO2 patient monitoring system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-secures-fda-510k-approval-nellcor-portable-spo2-patient-monitoring-system-4402602 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newscovidien-secures-fda-510k-approval-nellcor-portable-spo2-patient-monitoring-system-4402602 Covidien has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the Nellcor Portable SpO2 Patient Monitoring System (PM10N). Sun, 12 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT Endo agrees to acquire Auxilium for $2.6bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsendo-agrees-to-acquire-auxilium-for-26bn-4400690 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsendo-agrees-to-acquire-auxilium-for-26bn-4400690 Ireland's Endo International has entered a definitive agreement with Auxilium Pharmaceuticals to acquire all of its outstanding shares of common stock for around $2.6bn. Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT SomaLogic and Children’s Hospital Colorado to develop diagnostic tests for childhood diseases http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssomalogic-childrens-hospital-colorado-develop-diagnostic-tests-childhood-diseases-4400463 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssomalogic-childrens-hospital-colorado-develop-diagnostic-tests-childhood-diseases-4400463 US-based SomaLogic has entered a partnership with Children’s Hospital Colorado for the development of diagnostic tests for childhood diseases. 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