Verdict Medical Devices

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16 January 2018
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Industry News

Smart socks and sleep therapy: wearable medical technology booms at CES 2018
Sensor socks to help the elderly and headbands that promote better sleep were just some of the medical inventions turning heads at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Healthcare-related technologies proved to be extremely popular at the show and we’re seeing a clear trend of consumer wearables being developed for medical use.

J&J’s Biosense Webster starts IDE trial for WaveCrest in US
Johnson & Johnson’s division Biosense Webster has started enrolment in the investigational device exemption (IDE) trial of its WaveCrest Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO) System in the US.

BD and Check-Points get CE-Mark for resistant bacteria diagnostic test
Becton Dickinson (BD) and Netherlands-based diagnostics firm Check-Points Health have received CE-Mark for the use of BD MAX Check-Points CPO assay on the fully automated BD MAX System.

Olympus Medical introduces PeriView FLEX needle for TBNA
Medical and surgical solutions developer Olympus Medical Systems Group has introduced its new PeriView FLEX needle intended for transbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) procedures.

Press Releases

Medical Product Safety and Reliability Enhanced Through Innovative Testing Technology
Fatigue tests are an essential element in the development of durable, safe, and reliable implants. Prototypes undergo extensive testing before entering the validation process. Based in Lemgo, Komet Medical uses a Zwick testing machine with linear drive for these tests.

Fatigue Tests on Hip Endoprotheses
The Zwick Amsler HC Compact servo-hydraulic testing machine is used to simulate dynamic loadings on a hip prosthesis stem in accordance with the relevant standards, ISO 7206-4, ISO 7206-6, ISO 7206-8 and ASTM F2068.

Maintenance-Free, Frictionless Rotary Union
The ASR1300 high-speed, direct-drive rotary stage achieves accelerations of up to 8000rad/s² and reaches speeds greater than 1500rpm in only 90° of travel, making it perfect for the most demanding tube-handling applications and high-throughput manufacturing processes.

SAB to Showcase Industrial Gigabit Ethernet Cables at SPS IPC Drives, Nuremberg
In response to the mega trends digitalisation and industry 4.0, SAB presents itself with its range of new industrial Ethernet cables of category 6, 6A, 7, and 7A, which will be presented on the SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg.

Breakaway Force / Glide Force in Syringes
Zwick’s test fixture is used to determine the break-away force and glide force of syringes, syringe cartridges, and similar dosimeters.

White Papers

Assuring Component Reliability in Medical Electronic Devices
While reliability is critical for electronic medical devices, its just as crucial for the components comprising those devices.

Accumold: World Leaders in Micro-Mold Manufacturing Solutions
Accumold was founded in 1985. Our focus was to mold very small parts other companies could not produce. The same mission continues to drive us today.

How to Respond to FDA Form 483s and Warning Letters
FDA issues hundreds of Form 483s and dozens of warning letters annually. What should you do if one shows up on your desk?

Mikron’s Automation Solutions
Mikron's automation solutions are developed to run around the clock and provide you with the best service.

Wear Time Comparison of Three Pressure-Sensitive Acrylic Skin Adhesives
The aim of this study was to quantify and understand the adhesive performance of acrylic pressure-sensitive skin adhesives when used in a prototypical wearable device worn on the back of the arm.

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