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Minimally Invasive Devices

Dwain Tarmey, Vistamed discusses the jacketing of hypotubes and coils for the medical device industry. more

28 Nov 2016 11:55 News

Opening up: PTCA balloon dilation catheters are made by Eucatech in Rheinfelden from a special polyamide mixture, and are used to expand coronary blood vessels. Frank Brunnecker, LPKF Laser & Electronics, expands on this complex technology. more

30 Oct 2014 11:26 Technology

Mak Joshi, Teleflex Medical OEM, discusses designing a high performance interventional catheter for stent delivery more

27 Oct 2014 13:39 Devices

MeDe Innovation is seeking to develop effective therapies which are customised to the patient and disease state, aiming for delivery with minimum disruption – ideally allowing the patient to go home the same day. more

8 Oct 2014 09:26 News

Leading medical device outsourcing solution provider and manufacturer of minimally invasive device delivery and access products Creganna-Tactx Medical has set up a local team in China to enhance services for existing foreign and domestic customers. more

13 Nov 2013 15:25 News

AK Fluro

Source: American Kuhne.

American Kuhne has developed a 16 mm micro extruder designed to process fluoropolymers for miniature medical device applications such as fine wire jacketing for neuromodulation, microdialysis tubing and neonatal intravenous (IV) catheter tubing. more

20 Aug 2013 15:49 Technology

Medtronic HQ Minnesota

Source: Medtronic.

Marking a major milestone in the advancement of new treatments for peripheral artery disease, medtech leader Medtronic expects pre-market approval from the FDA for its novel IN.PACT peripheral angioplasty device in second half of 2015. more

15 Aug 2013 14:50 News

Interface balloon and catheter

Source: Interface.

US contract manufacturer of balloons and catheters Interface has an online catalogue for its tri-layer extruded tubing products for 0.014” (0.035 mm) guide wires for peripheral dilatation catheters and minimally invasive devices. more

15 Aug 2013 10:19 News

Cryoablation involves using sub-zero temperatures to destroy unwanted cells. Specialist producer of extruded tubing for minimally invasive devices Putnam Plastics writes exclusively about its capabilities in this realm. more

8 Aug 2013 10:48 Devices

Enlight from St Jude Medical.

Source: St Jude Medical.

Technologies for minimally invasive devices are a fast developing area. As tubes get smaller, thinner and stronger, surgeons are expected to be able to access areas of the body with more accuracy and less pain for the patient. more

22 Jul 2013 08:00 Devices

Vention Balloon Prototype

Source: Vention.

US medical device design and manufacturing consultancy Vention Medical has introduced an online design tool that allows customers to design their own balloon catheter prototypes built to their specifications, for delivery in as little as two weeks. more

28 Jun 2013 08:00 Technology