The Philadelphia Pediatric Medical Device Consortium said today it issued 2 seed grants of $50,000 each to 2 medical device companies focused on pediatric care. The 1st is Bellefonte, Penn.-based Actuated Medical, which is developing a device to reduce insertion force and needle slippage during bone biopsies and bone marrow aspiration procedures in children. Because of the difference […]
State College, PA.-based Actuated Medical received FDA clearance for part of its TubeClear system, a mechanical motion technology used to unclog feeding and decompression tubes. The FDA cleared a component specific to clearing nasogastric tubes.
Clearing NG tubes prevents disruptions in feeding and medication delivery, allowing for more focus on other aspects of treatment, according to a press release from the company.