Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a 3D-printed...
Design the Future
Ask founder and president of Erdmann Design Raimund Erdmann what innovation means and you may be surprised by his response. He suggests that creating new devices that make a big difference to patients isn't about harnessing the very latest technology, but it is about obsessing over the experience of users and having a true 'start-up' mentality.
GI Dynamics secures approval for EndoBarrier implant trial in US
Medical devices developer GI Dynamics has obtained the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to commence enrolment in a pivotal clinical trial (GID 18-1) of its EndoBarrier implant.
Siemens and NuVasive announce Spine Precision Partnership
Siemens Healthineers has formed a strategic alliance with spine technology firm NuVasive to boost clinical outcomes during minimally invasive spine surgery.
Cardiogram heart health app integrates with Garmin wearables
Garmin subsidiary Garmin International has announced the compatibility of the Cardiogram heart health app with all the company’s wearables featuring optical heart rate, including the fēnix, Forerunner, and vívo series devices.
3D-printed device could help treat spinal cord injuries
Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a 3D-printed device that could help patients with long-term spinal cord injuries regain some function.
Researchers develop 3D medicinal implant
Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are developing a 3D printed implant that can deliver a personalised dose of medicine for the treatment of infections, as well as ailments such as arthritis, cancer and AIDS.
Dstl seeking commercial partners for new sepsis test
The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in the UK has developed a new test for sepsis which is now available for commercial licence and has the potential to improve survival rates.
Cerenovus receives EU approval for aneurysm device
Cerenovus, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has received European CE mark approval for its BRAVO Flow Diverter device, which can be used to treat patients suffering from intracranial aneurysms.
Envoy Medical’s hearing implant gets MR-conditional labelling in US
Envoy Medical’s Esteem middle ear implant has received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for magnetic resonance (MR) conditional labelling.
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