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First European approval for implant made of PEEK-Optima HA Enhanced

Take a PEEK: Implantable polymer adopted by Karmed Saglik Group for spinal fusion device more »

Dec 17, 2014 11:01 AM Europe

Cambridge Design Partnership helps to develop award winning needle safety device

Point in case: Rapid design process delivers solution in time for new legislation more »

Dec 15, 2014 12:01 PM Europe

Coatings: make a clean sweep

Jay Tourigny, senior vice president, MicroCare Medical, looks at cleaning and coating, and how to overcome challenges in device design and manufacturing more »

Dec 10, 2014 3:29 PM Opinion

Skin-like silicones: an epidermal epiphany

Shin-Etsu Silicones of America has recently introduced its new Shin-Etsu Select-Skin RTV Elastomers series for applications requiring a skin-like material with tough performance properties. more »

Dec 10, 2014 10:48 AM Materials

AngioDynamics Awarded HealthTrust PICC Contract

AngioDynamics, a specialist in minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, has signed an agreement with HealthTrust covering PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) products. more »

Dec 9, 2014 12:09 PM End Products

Covidien purchase will see Medtronic rival J&J in size

According to Reuters UK, US authorities have given the all-clear for medical device group Medtronic's purchase of Covidien, which allows it to take advantage of tax breaks in Ireland. more »

Dec 2, 2014 12:10 PM Industry News

First prefilled pump cartridge for insulin users

Pump it: Novo Nordisk has laid claim to the launch of the first prefilled pump cartridge with an insulin analogue, which has been specifically designed for insulin pumps. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:09 AM

Heart implant patients to get easier MRI access

Scan it in: Compatibility issues between heart implant devices and MRI scanning may soon be a thing of the past, according to one tech firm. more »

Nov 24, 2014 12:45 PM Equipment and Services

PEKK holds the key to eliminating implant infections

Oxford Performance Materials has received a three-year, $150,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore treatment of infections related to artificial hips, knees and other implanted devices through 3D printed PEKK. more »

Nov 20, 2014 11:15 AM Materials

Syringe safety system gets FDA green light

Injectable devices specialist West Pharmaceutical Services has announced that the NovaGuard SA (Staked-needle Automatic) safety system has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA. more »

Nov 19, 2014 4:47 PM End Products

New launch for Nelipak

Medical thermoforming specialist Nelipak Healthcare has unveiled its latest offering this month, a table top tray heat sealer which is designed for ease-of-use. more »

Nov 18, 2014 2:34 PM Equipment and Services

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