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New needle technology for improved comfort for diabetes patients
Needles : 01 April, 2014
BD is improving injection comfort and reduce anxiety for sufferers of diabetes with a new pen needle using Pentapoint technology
EPGL Medical invents smart epidural needle, nerve ablation and trigger point treatment devices
Needles : 14 August, 2013
Company engineers from EP Global Communications and EPGL Medical invents three smart medical devices which have similar purpose; to give physicians advanced situational awareness during critical procedures and thus cutting cost to providers and risk to patients.
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.
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.
Cook Medical unveils otolaryngology/head and neck surgery division
Needles : 11 September, 2012
Cook Medical launches its new Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery (OHNS) clinical division to bring the benefits of the company's devices for non-surgical procedures to a new group of physicians and the patients they treat.
Cook expands range of endoscopic ultrasound needles with small gauge addition
Needles : 23 May, 2012
Cook Medical is adding a 25 gauge needle to its EchoTip ProCore line of fine needle biopsy (FNB) histology needles, which are designed for use in a procedure known as endoscopic ultrasound, or EUS.
Boston Scientific launches endoscopic ultrasound aspiration needle
Needles : 08 February, 2012
Boston Scientific is launching the Expect 19 Flex Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle, used for acquiring tissue samples under Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) guidance for cancer diagnosis in organs adjacent to the gastrointestinal tract.
BD Medical launches 5mm safety-engineered pen needle
Needles : 04 November, 2011
BD Medical is launching the BD AutoShield Duo in the USA.
Cook Medical launches ovum aspiration needle for follicle collection
Needles : 14 September, 2011
Cook Medical is launching a new needle for ovum collection which is now available to reproductive endocrinologists and embryologists.
Medtronic launches new bone marrow aspiration needle kit in the USA
Needles : 22 April, 2011
Medtronic is launching the MARROWMAX Bone Marrow Aspiration Needle Kit in the USA to expand the company’s bone grafting portfolio.
New histology needle for EUS retrieves tissue samples from hard-to-reach areas
Needles : 18 February, 2011
Cook Medical is introducing a new histology needle for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) which gives physicians the ability to retrieve tissue samples from hard-to-reach regions within or adjacent to the GI tract with a minimally invasive procedure.
NanoPass Technologies secures a strategic investment from Elcam Medical
Needles : 15 September, 2010
NanoPass Technologies, a privately held company that develops novel microneedle solutions for painless delivery of drugs and vaccines, secures a strategic investment and manufacturing agreement with medical device manufacturer, Elcam Medical.
B Braun releases safe Huber needle design to protect from needle-stick injuries
Needles : 15 January, 2010
B Braun Medical launches its new safe and easy-to-use WHIN Safe Huber Needle, an implantable port access device that integrates the features of two safety devices in a single Huber Needle and provides clinicians with advanced protection from needle-stick injuries and expelled blood and fluid.
Microneedle-based injection device targets offers dose sparing benefits
Needles : 17 August, 2009
NanoPass Technologies develops a microneedle-based injection device that aims to enhance both the effectiveness and supply of pandemic flu vaccines.
CHS partners Havel’s to distribute ultrasound needle ranges across Canada
Needles : 11 June, 2009
Havel’s, a Cincinnati-based distributor of unique needle devices, is partnering with CHS, Canadian Hospital Specialties, which will become the exclusive distributor of Havel's EchoStim and EchoBlock Ultrasound Needles throughout Canada.
Innovative dual lumen oocyte retrieval needle helps to overcome low egg yields
Needles : 09 July, 2008
Smiths Medical brand Wallace has unveiled its latest innovation which is the dual lumen oocyte retrieval needle - an egg retrieval needle which has been designed to help minimise patient discomfort and produce better results from patients with low egg yields.
Smiths Medical wins $30 million for safety needles and intravenous catheters
Needles : 29 May, 2008
Smiths Group’s Medical division has won $30 million in contracts for safety needles and intravenous catheters that help to protect healthcare workers from potentially fatal needlestick injuries.
NxStage Medical signs new safety needle supply deal with DaVita
Needles : 08 January, 2008
NxStage Medical has signed a five-year agreement with DaVita to continue to supply DaVita's dialysis centres with MasterGuard and ButtonHole safety needle sets, subject to certain terms and conditions.
Smith's Gripper Micro Safety Needle receives US FDA clearance
Needles : 23 November, 2007
Smiths Medical has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new safety needle designed to protect medics from needlestick injuries and minimise discomfort for patients.
Baxa and Health Robotics form strategic alliance
Needles : 08 November, 2007
Baxa and Health Robotics have announced a strategic alliance to automate the preparation of patient-specific chemotherapy drug admixtures.
Smiths Medical receives 510(k) for new implantable access systems
Needles : 08 November, 2007
Smiths Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the US FDA for the company's Port-a-Cath and Port-a-Cath II Power PAC Implantable Access Systems as well as the the Gripper Plus Power PAC Safety Huber Needles.
Smiths Medical extends spinal anaesthesia tray range to protect clinicians
Needles : 16 July, 2007
Smiths Medical has expanded the spinal anaesthesia tray product line to include needle protection safety devices.
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