StimGuard Has Positive Early Data For Injectable Tibial Stimulator

StimGuard Has Positive Early Data For Injectable Tibial Stimulator

StimGuard has been collecting pilot data for new wireless microtechnology, in the form of an injectable tibial stimulator. The move comes just as the startup plans to launch a U.S. pivotal trial for the device this summer. It expects to get the incontinence device through clinical testing to enable a CE mark this year and […]

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3-D Printed Airway Splint for Babies

3-D Printed Airway Splint for Babies

At the University of Michigan, printers spit out problem sets and term papers. Now there’s one that makes biodegradable medical devices, allowing babies with a potentially fatal condition to grow up and live a normal life. The new device is called an airway splint. It’s designed to support the tiny airways near the lungs that […]

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College Students Work To Eliminate Pain Of Vaccinations, Shots

College Students Work To Eliminate Pain Of Vaccinations, Shots

Whether you’re a parent dreading the appointment in which your child has to receive shots, or an adult facing the needle yourself, everyone looks forward to the day in which shots no longer inflict pain. That day may come sooner than we realize, thanks to a few college students eager to tackle the challenge.

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Proclaimed Pain–Free Blood Drawing Medical Device

Proclaimed Pain–Free Blood Drawing Medical Device

Between those who must measure their blood sugar on a daily basis to simple blood samples taken for laboratory testing, the need to a painless and efficient device to draw blood is truly great. Check out one of the latest innovations in this realm, below. There’s a new medical device that allows people to take […]

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Medical Devices Are Cool Again — What Now? What Next?

Medical Devices Are Cool Again — What Now? What Next?

3D printing is here to stay. Here are three things that will take all of the energy and all of the interest in medical devices we’re seeing, and harness it for optimal technological progress. Standards, and standards bodies — When one collaborating lab passes a schematic or calibration along to another, a common operating vocabulary is essential.

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Medical Devices Are Cool Again — Prototyping For The Future

Medical Devices Are Cool Again — Prototyping For The Future

Earlier this year, we began a series reviewing some of the exciting technological advancements in the realm of Medical Devices: With 3D Printing, Medical Devices Are Cool Again, pt 1, & Medical Devices Are Cool Again — Medical Devices 101. Check out the article below, a continuation of the subject, 3-D Printing in relation to […]

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Better Imaging Technologies Allow For Better Cancer Treatment

Better Imaging Technologies Allow For Better Cancer Treatment

The demand for better imaging technology to better diagnose and identify, treat, cure, and prevent cancer is a constant in the medical and healthcare industry. Check out the article below, revealing some of the benefits in advancing imaging technologies. Since January 2014, the HELICOID project has been developing hyperspectral imaging technologies capable of differentiating between […]

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FDA Approves the VenaSeal Closure System

FDA Approves the VenaSeal Closure System

FDA Approves the VenaSeal(TM) Closure System for Treatment of Clinically Symptomatic Venous Reflux VenaSeal Closure System, a Next-Generation Chronic Venous Insufficiency Procedure with Demonstrated Safety and Effectiveness DUBLIN – Feb. 24, 2015 ­­- Medtronic plc today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for VenaSeal(TM) closure system, a minimally invasive procedure that uses a specially […]

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AOSpine China Fellowship Report — SERI

AOSpine China Fellowship Report — SERI

This report was prepared by Bitao Lv. He was granted with a 4-week fellowship (7 April 2014 – 2 May 2014) and trained under the supervision of Michael Janssen at The Scientific Education and Research Institute, Thornton, Colorado, USA. My living, learning and Communication in SERI Living I arrived at Denver International Airport at 21:30 […]

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Medical Devices Are Cool Again — Medical Devices 101

Medical Devices Are Cool Again — Medical Devices 101

Last week, we began exploring the benefits of 3D Printing in regards to the Medical Device Industry — With 3D Printing, Medical Devices Are Cool Again, pt 1. Continue reading for the second installation, Medical Devices 101 Medical Devices 101 Despite its overall size, the medical device field has a disproportionately long tail, making it […]

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