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CytoSorbents Corp. (NSDQ:CTSO) shares jumped 9% to $5.35 apiece today after the company reported that it landed a permanent reimbursement procedure code for its CytoSorb therapy in Germany. The Monmouth Junction, N.J.-based company developed its blood purification therapy to treat inflammation in critically-ill patients and for use during cardiac surgery. CytoSorb is an extracorporeal cytokine […]
Capsa Solutions (“Capsa”), a leading provider of medication management systems, pharmacy automation and mobile computing carts to the healthcare industry, announced it has expanded its popular Vintage Series Medication Carts and Cabinets line for long-term care and assisted living facilities. Capsa’s Vintage line provides an elegant, designer furniture look for organized medication storage and administration […]
Qosina announced the addition of new barbed Kynar connectors, in stock and ready for immediate delivery. Configurations include straight connectors, elbow connectors, T connectors and reducers, which are constructed to fit a variety of both flexible and rigid tubing sizes, including 1/16, 3/32 and 1/8 inch ID. These BPA- and latex-free connectors are Reach and […]
HOYA Vision Care, a division of HOYA Group (HOYA) announced a definitive agreement to acquire the safety prescription eyewear business of 3M. This safety prescription eyewear business is an industry leader with over 90 years experience in North America and provides HOYA with a comprehensive line of frames, prescription lenses and premium coating options in […]
LifeCodexx AG, Europe’s first NIPT provider, announced CE marking of its PrenaTest BioIT analysis software based on an innovative methylation-specific qPCR assay for the detection of fetal trisomy 21 (qNIPT). Now the proprietary PrenaTest software is cleared for the analysis of data from next generation sequencing as well as from qPCR. The innovative qNIPT was […]
Everysight, an augmented reality (AR) company, announces its Raptor AR smartglasses that enters final development and registration for its exclusive Test Pilot Program launches. Raptor AR smartglasses provide cyclists and triathletes with a competitive advantage to boost their training, improve their race day performance and safely enhance their fitness and health. “Current smartglasses obstruct the […]
Colin Macqueen/Director Technology/Trelleborg Sealing Solutions Today’s medical devices require seals to contain fluids, exclude contaminants, protect electronics, and assist in metering doses of medication. It’s common for manufacturers to complete the design of a device, including the seals, and then seek several competing quotes to find the best possible price for the seals. But this might not be […]
Rich Lessig/Product Manager/EndoTherapy/Olympus Corporation of the Americas First introduced in the early 1990s, endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) has become increasingly widespread as a sampling technique for extracting tissue or cell samples from lesions for definitive pathology diagnosis. Uses for EUS-FNA include cases that require the needle to be inserted into difficult-to-access locations which only can be […]
Gregory Grams/Annick Gillet/Mike Padilla/Sterigenics Ethylene oxide (EO) sterilization is the most common industrial sterilization technique for medical devices. It is a relatively ‘cold’ sterilization technique and offers high compatibility with most materials used in the manufacture of medical devices, such as plastics, polymers, metals and glass. Its lethality is driven by a chemical reaction (alkylation) with […]
Jim Cepican/Marubeni Citizen Cincom Fiberoptic lasers offer high-precision, high-speed laser cutting. But for products that require multiple processes, significant time and quality challenges can arise. Combining a Swiss-style lathe with a fiberoptic laser delivery system, suppliers can provide the capabilities on a single machine platform to reduce part handling and improve part accuracies. Because this is a […]
Kevin Ballard/Director of Software Validation/MasterControl Software validation is required by law for companies that operate under the purview of the FDA and EMA. Companies must validate their systems (such as those for quality management and compliance) to comply with a number of regulations including 21 CFR 11, 21 CFR 210-211, 21 CFR 820, 21 CFR 600, and 21 […]
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