February's top stories: FDA approval of Abbot's MRI pacemaker, Hologic's acquisition of Cynosure
Abbott has secured the US FDA approval for magnetic resonance-conditional labelling of its Assurity MRI pacemaker, and Hologic has signed a definitive agreement to acquire medical aesthetics systems and technologies provider Cynosure for $1.65bn. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from February, 2017.
3D printing could transform the healthcare sector
Ever since 3D printing was conceptualized in the 1980s, all the sectors that have utilized this technology have witnessed a paradigm shift. The healthcare sector is one of them.
January’s top stories: Fujifilm's Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, VolitionRx gets CE mark
Fujifilm Medical Systems USA has secured premarket approval (PMA) for its Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT) option of ASPIRE Cristalle system, and VolitionRx secured CE mark for its Nu.Q Colorectal Cancer Screening Triage Test. Medicaldevice-network.com wraps-up the key headlines from January, 2017.
Customised 3D printed medical devices are improving cost efficiency and productivity
3D Printing (3DP) or Additive Manufacturing (AM) is a revolutionary method of manufacturing a three-dimensional object by building successive layers of raw material.
Why 'surgeon' robots are set to revolutionise healthcare
The robotically-assisted surgical (RAS) devices have evolved from semi-autonomous equipments such as the da Vinci robotic surgical system, which simulated the motion of the surgeon's wrist till 7 degrees mimicking the human arm to the fully automatic devices such as the Flex robotic system.