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Covidien receives FDA 510(k) clearance for pulse oximetry motion claims
Pulse oximeters : 21 May, 2013
Covidien's Nellcor pulse oximetry portfolio, which is used to measure arterial oxygen saturation, receives US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for motion claims.
Vention Medical launches online tool to speed the development of modular balloon catheter prototypes
Catheters : 21 May, 2013
Vention Medical is launching an online tool that allows customers to design their own balloon catheter prototypes built to their specifications, for delivery in as little as two weeks.
Clinical study finds acoustic monitoring technology detects ventilatory pauses more accurately
Pulse oximeters : 20 May, 2013
Masimo reveals that a new study to be published in the June 2013 edition of the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia concludes that Acoustic Respiration Rate (RRa) shows "significantly greater accuracy and precision for respiratory rate as compared to capnometry".
Needleless connector technology reduces the need for occlusion de-clotting medication
Catheters : 16 May, 2013
Smiths Medical is unveiling an alternative product that decreases catheter occlusions, a common problem with IV catheters.
Biventricular pacing reduces symptoms in AV block patients with heart failure
Cardiac devices and equipment : 14 May, 2013
Medtronic reveals new data demonstrating that simultaneously pacing the lower chambers of the heart, or biventricular (BiV) pacing with a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device, improves heart failure symptoms and quality of life in a subset of heart failure patients.
St Jude Medical receives CE Mark approval of next-generation implantable defibrillators
Cardiac devices and equipment : 10 May, 2013
St Jude Medical receives CE Mark approval of the company's next-generation Ellipse and SJM Assura portfolio of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds).
Biotronik's Ilesto 7 ICD/CRT-D series receives US FDA approval
Cardiac devices and equipment : 09 May, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants approval for Biotronik's Ilesto 7 implantable cardioverter-defibrillator/cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (ICD/CRT-D) series.
FDA clears acoustic monitoring sensor for use on paediatric patients
Sensors : 08 May, 2013
Masimo's rainbow Acoustic Monitoring sensor, RAS-125c Acoustic Respiration Cloth Sensor receives US FDA 510(k) clearance for continuous, noninvasive monitoring of acoustic respiration rate (RRa) in paediatric patients.
Boston Scientific completes first-in-human clinical trial of ablation catheter for patients with Type 1 atrial flutter
Catheters : 08 May, 2013
Boston Scientific completes a first-in-human clinical trial utilising the IntellaTip MiFi XP Ablation Catheter for the treatment of type 1 atrial flutter, an arrhythmia originating in the right atrium of the heart that affects nearly one million people in the USA.
Medtronic receives FDA approval of next-generation CRT-D and ICD devices
Cardiac devices and equipment : 08 May, 2013
Medtronic receives US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the company's newest cardiac devices: the Viva portfolio of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillation (CRT-D) devices, and the Evera portfolio of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD).
Atrium Medical reveals 1-year results of the INFUSE-AMI trial
Cardiac devices and equipment : 07 May, 2013
Atrium Medical, a business unit of MAQUET Cardiovascular, reveals the 1-year results of the INFUSE-AMI (Abciximab and Aspiration Thrombectomy in Patients With Large Anterior Myocardial Infarction) trial.
ETView Medical signs US distribution deal with Mercury Medical
Tubes and tubing : 07 May, 2013
ETView Medical is entering into an exclusive distribution agreement with Mercury Medical which enables Mercury to market ETView's VivaSight platform, combining an airway ventilation tube with integrated continuous high resolution airway imaging for patient airway control and lung isolation capability in several US states.
eCardio launches dual-modality remote cardiac monitor with built-in symptom and activity capture
Cardiac devices and equipment : 02 May, 2013
eCardio Diagnostics is launching eCardio Verite - a patient-friendly, wireless monitor offering seamless transition between mobile cardiac telemetry and cardiac event monitoring when directed by a physician.
ETView Medical receives US 510(k) clearance to expand sizes of innovative airway management devices
Tubes and tubing : 01 May, 2013
ETView Medical receives clearance of a 510(k) Pre-Marketing Notification Application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expanding the available sizes of the VivaSight-DL Airway Management System.
Femasys launches endocervical sampler in the USA
Minimally invasive medical devices : 01 May, 2013
Femasys is launching the 510(k) cleared FemCerv, an innovative endocervical curettage device, in the USA.
Century Medical receives Shonin approval in Japan for TriReme's Glider PTCA Catheter
Catheters : 24 April, 2013
TriReme Medical's Japanese partner, Century Medical (CMI), receives Shonin approval for the Glider PTCA catheter indicated for treating the stenotic portion of coronary arteries or bypass grafts to improve myocardial perfusion.
Zoll signs a development agreement deal with Reflectance Medical
Sensors : 22 April, 2013
Zoll Medical enters into an agreement with Reflectance Medical of Westborough, Massachusetts, USA, to develop and market a ruggedized version of the Mobile CareGuide sensor for detecting the onset of shock in patients during air and ground military, and EMS patient transports, as well as hospitalizations.
Smiths Medical partners Epic to advance smart infusion pump interoperability
Pumps and dispensers : 19 April, 2013
Smiths Medical is partnering with Epic to develop connectivity between the company's infusion systems and Epic's Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system using Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise (IHE) standard profiles to communicate, enabling an automatic flow of information for clinicians to access.
Boston Scientific acquires Fixate tissue band for spinal cord stimulator leads and pain pump catheters
Cardiac devices and equipment : 17 April, 2013
Boston Scientific acquires the fiXate Tissue Band and is launching the product in the USA.
Cuffless neonatal and paediatric tracheostomy tubes improve safety for young patients
Tubes and tubing : 17 April, 2013
Covidien is adding a new product to the company's family of Shiley neonatal and paediatric tracheostomy tubes.
BD gains 510(k) clearance for passive needle guard technology
Needles : 15 April, 2013
BD Medical is launching a new passive needle guard technology, BD UltraSafe PLUS which offers needlestick safety in an easy-to-use one-handed device and is enhanced with ergonomic features designed to facilitate comfort and support for healthcare providers and patients.
Real-time navigation system for cardiac resynchronization therapy is released in North America
Cardiac devices and equipment : 12 April, 2013
Medtronic is releasing the CardioGuide Implant System, a novel real-time navigation system for cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers and defibrillators (CRT-P and CRT-D), in the United States and Canada.
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems enters multi-year oximetry distribution agreement with Nonin Medical
Cardiac devices and equipment : 08 April, 2013
Terumo Cardiovascular Systems is entering into a multi-year distribution agreement with Nonin Medical, a leader in noninvasive medical monitoring.
Pall plans to open Life Sciences Centre of Excellence in the UK
Filtration equipment : 05 April, 2013
Pall plans to open a state-of-the-art Life Sciences Centre of Excellence at the company's new Harbourgate site in Portsmouth in the United Kingdom.
Abiomed enrolls first patient in percutaneous heart pump study
Cardiac devices and equipment : 02 April, 2013
Abiomed enrolls the first patient in RECOVER RIGHT, an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) study of Impella RP (Right Peripheral).
Barts Hospital, London starts enrolling first patients in ROX Medical's CONTROL-HTN resistant hypertension trial
Catheters : 27 March, 2013
St Bartholomew's and the London NHS Trust (Barts) enrolls their first patients in the ROX Medical CONTROL-HTN international randomized controlled hypertension trial.
Smallest MEMS microphone for hearing aid applications features Low Equivalent Input Noise and power consumption
Electronic components : 27 March, 2013
Analog Devices introduces a high performance MEMS microphone developed specifically for hearing aid applications.
Interlink Electronics partners Introtek to improve patient safety
Sensors : 25 March, 2013
Interlink Electronics integrates the company's FSR 402 sensor in Introtek's PRO Occlusion Detector, a passive non-invasive, free-entry sensor designed for medical, laboratory, pharmaceutical and packaging applications.
Sorin gains conditional FDA approval to conduct clinical trial using heart failure management technology
Cardiac devices and equipment : 22 March, 2013
Sorin Group receives US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conditional approval for the company's Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) application and clinical trial protocol for RESPOND CRT.
ROX Medical enrolls first UK patients in hypertension trial at Eastbourne General Hospital
Cardiac devices and equipment : 20 March, 2013
ROX Medical begins enrollment of the first UK patients in the CONTROL-HTN international randomized controlled trial of the ROX FLOW procedure for the treatment of resistant hypertension (high blood pressure).
Freescale releases healthcare analog front end reference platform
Electronic components : 19 March, 2013
Freescale Semiconductor is introducing a Healthcare Analog Front End (AFE) reference platform that includes hardware, schematics and software for easy prototyping and will help simplify product development, reduce cost and speed time to market.
Biomet parners OrthoSensor to develop knee replacement technology
Electronic components : 19 March, 2013
Biomet agrees a co-promotion partnership with OrthoSensor focused on Biomet’s Vanguard Complete Knee System and OrthoSensor's VERASENSE.
Volcano launches new microcatheter in the USA and Europe
Catheters : 18 March, 2013
Volcano launches the Valet high performance microcatheter in the United States and Europe.
Boston Scientific Watchman device demonstrates positive clinical outcomes for AF patients
Cardiac devices and equipment : 12 March, 2013
Boston Scientific is reporting preliminary data in the PREVAIL clinical trial meets two out of three co-primary endpoints.
Support catheter tool assists treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease
Catheters : 11 March, 2013
Boston Scientific is launching the company's 0.035inch and 0.018inch Rubicon Support Catheter in the USA.
GI Dynamics agrees Brazilian distribution deal with CMS Medical for EndoBarrier Therapy
Endovascular medical devices : 11 March, 2013
GI Dynamics enters into an agreement with CMS Medical (CMS), headquartered in Goiania, Brazil, to distribute the company's lead product, EndoBarrier, a breakthrough therapy for type 2 diabetes and/or obesity.
Minimally invasive system for mitral regurgitation demonstrates positive clinical results
Minimally invasive medical devices : 11 March, 2013
Abbott reports data from the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy) High Surgical Risk cohort evaluating the company's first-in-class catheter-based MitraClip System for the treatment of mitral regurgitation (MR).
Accutronics unveils intelligent multi-battery power system for medical applications
Power supplies and devices : 05 March, 2013
Accutronics is unveiling the company's Intelligent Power Vault Lithium-Ion multi-battery power system for medical applications.
Survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest more than doubles with ZOLL CPR feedback technology
Cardiac devices and equipment : 04 March, 2013
ZOLL Medical is reporting that a publication released in the Annals of Emergency Medicine indicates that survival from one of the leading causes of death in the United States, out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), more than doubled when emergency medical providers utilised ZOLL defibrillators as part of a focused effort to improve pre-hospital CPR quality and maximise survival from OHCA in Arizona.
CardioKinetix completes financing series for catheter-based heart failure therapy
Catheters : 04 March, 2013
CardioKinetix completes the $23 million second-tranche of its Series E financing, bringing the total financing round to $48 million.
NxStage receives CE Mark approval for single needle solution for dialysis patients
Needles : 27 February, 2013
NxStage Medical's single needle technology for dialysis patients, OneSite, receives CE Mark approval.
Low cost, octal ultrasound receiver features on-chip RF decimator and JESD204B serial interface
Electronic components : 26 February, 2013
Analog Devices, Inc. introduces the AD9675 8-channel Ultrasound Analog Front End (AFE) with on-chip RF decimator and JESD204B serial interface, designed for mid- to high-end portable and cart-based medical and industrial ultrasound systems.
US FDA grants approval to first single-lead ICD with atrial sensing
Cardiac devices and equipment : 26 February, 2013
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is granted final approval for the Biotronik Lumax 740 DX System which a first-in-class implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) that utilises a single lead with atrial sensing capabilities.
Dune Medical Devices' next generation MarginProbe System console receives CE approval
Displays and monitors : 21 February, 2013
Dune Medical Devices receives CE approval for compliance with the European Union's medical directive for the company's next generation MarginProbe System console.
Sorin Group acquires Alcard of Brazil
Tubes and tubing : 20 February, 2013
Sorin Group acquires Alcard Industria Mecanica, a leading Brazilian manufacturer of medical devices for cardiac surgery.
Freescale enables power-efficient insulin pump to be easier to use
Electronic components : 15 February, 2013
Freescale Semiconductor develops a fully integrated microcontroller (MCU) solution that powers the second generation of Insulet's OmniPod, the revolutionary tubeless, wireless insulin pump.
ForteBio launches biosensor to facilitate protein research and drug development
Sensors : 14 February, 2013
ForteBio, a division of Pall Life Sciences, is launching a new Dip and Read Anti-FLAG Biosensor for use on the company's Octet and BLItz instrumentation systems.
High-density, long-length, continuous cables deliver signal transmission benefits for implantable medical devices
Electronic components : 12 February, 2013
Molex is introducing the company's MediSpec High-Density Micro-Ribbon Cables which replace individual primary wires and flexible circuits with ribbonized parallel wires bonded together using fluoropolymer technology into an organized, dense package for ease-of-routing and electrical length matching.
RESPECT trial data for PFO closure lowers the patient risk of having another stroke
Cardiac devices and equipment : 12 February, 2013
St Jude Medical presents additional data from the company's landmark RESPECT trial at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2013 in Honolulu.
Two-year clinical study supports safety and efficacy of FR revascularization device
Endovascular medical devices : 11 February, 2013
Covidien releases the results of the Solitaire FR Thrombectomy for Acute Revascularization (STAR) study which was a two-year study that evaluated the safety and efficacy of the Solitaire FR revascularization device in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
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