Neurosurgical device manufacturer NICO Corporation and surgical ultrasound leader Hitachi Aloka Medical America, Inc. have collaborated to provide neurosurgeons real-time, intraoperative imaging to assist with greater extent of resection when accessing brain tumors using the NICO BrainPath. In the U.S. alone, nearly 500,000 patients are diagnosed each year with brain abnormalities such as tumors and […]
Calgary Scientific Inc., a company known for creating innovative technology for the medical industry and beyond, recently announced that ResolutionMD medical imaging software is now registered with the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) in Brazil for diagnosis using both web and mobile devices. This certification enables medical practitioners in Brazil to provide a higher standard of […]
MEDTECH, a company specialized in designing, developing and marketing innovative surgical assistance robots, is pleased to announce the direct sale of three of its ROSA robots during the fiscal first quarter 2016 (quarterly period ended September 30, 2015). One ROSA sale was by agreement with Frankfurt University Hospital, one of the largest health establishments in […]
The monitoring of vital signs, such as pulse rate, respiration rate and body temperature, is an essential component of patient assessment. Changes in vital signs can be indicators of deterioration in a patient’s condition. However, in general care areas of the hospital, vital signs are typically taken during routine observation rounds only once every four […]
Vascular Flow Technologies, the medical device company using proprietary Spiral Laminar Flow (SLF) technology to replicate natural blood flow for enhanced patient outcomes, announces the adoption of its randomised controlled trial (RCT) of the Spiral Flow AV graft for use in arteriovenous haemodialysis access in end-stage renal disease (ERSD) by the National Institute of Health […]
Enable Injections, the developer and manufacturer of a new wearable injector technology platform that allows patients to comfortably and easily self-administer large volume drugs subcutaneously, today announced two major technology advances: An Enable Wearable Injector with Bluetooth connectivity for compliance monitoring and big data capture with a mobile app Market leading volume capabilities: The Enable Injector […]
Helix Linear Technologies introduces its new compact and affordable Micro Precision Linear Actuator product line. Priced at $199.00 for a 300mm stroke complete with stepper motor, makes this the most precise and cost-effective linear actuator on the market. Helix has designed these linear actuators with Anodized aluminum and noncorrosive components for years of dependable life […]
David Bach / BST-Bach Solutions & Technology, LLC Accurate dispensing affects a great deal of drug development and delivery. For instance, leading-edge pharmaceuticals, bio-tech “designer molecules” and high-potency compounds are tremendously expensive and come with difficult safety concerns that require accurate dispensing and aspirations. Many of these compounds are composed of proteins or synthetic molecular chains […]
Swiss-style machine makers are improving designs to expand applications for medical device manufacturing. Advances in Swiss-style machining include hybrid technology, improvements to CAM software, and multi-axis machining capabilities. In particular, hybrid technologies, multi-tool and multi-axis machines are making inroads to improve manufacturability of medical parts. For example, Tsugami Rem Sales (Windsor, Conn.) offers advanced machines […]
Stewart Eisenhart / Senior Regulatory Analyst / Emergo Group If the title of this article sounds pessimistic, it’s for a reason. Compared to the highly evolved medical device markets in the U.S., Europe and Japan, the growing BRIC markets–Brazil, Russia, India and China–continue to perplex new entrants. The BRIC markets have long been pursued by device […]
Dave Hudson | President and CEO | Joining Technologies The healthcare industry is being transformed by the accelerated introduction of smaller and more effective medical devices developed over the past generation. An important factor in this ongoing medical device revolution has been the availability of better and less costly lasers. Advances in laser technology have, in turn, […]
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