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  • Software & IT
    Quality Nightmares #25

    Quality Nightmares #25

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 08.22.17

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Recall: Blood Clots May Form in Thoracic Endovascular Graft Post-Implantation

    Recall: Blood Clots May Form in Thoracic Endovascular Graft Post-Implantation

    Issue could arise following treatment of Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury (BTAI) with Cook Medical's device.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 08.17.17

  • Software & IT
    EtQ Announces Acquisition by TCV

    EtQ Announces Acquisition by TCV

    Strategic investment positions EtQ to accelerate innovation efforts and growth strategy.
    EtQ 08.17.17


  • Materials
    Drug-Delivering Micromotors Fueled by Stomach Acid

    Drug-Delivering Micromotors Fueled by Stomach Acid

    For the first time ever, drug-delivering micro-motors treated their first bacterial infection in the stomach.
    Videos UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering

  • Cardiovascular | R&D & Design | Surgical | Tubing & Extrusion
    Design Considerations for Using Reinforced Silicone Tube

    Design Considerations for Using Reinforced Silicone Tube

    Solution offers a number of advantages, but designers need to consider the requirements of the specific application.
    Online Exclusives Dan Sanchez, R&D Engineering Manager, Principal Engineer, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions 08.10.17

  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing
    How Two Australian Dentists 3D Printed a Fix for Apnea

    How Two Australian Dentists 3D Printed a Fix for Apnea

    The average compliance time for CPAP is 3.5 hours a night; for O2Vent it’s 6.1 hours a night.
    Dorothy Pomerantz & Natalie Filatoff, GE Reports 08.09.17


  • Electronics
    Nanochip-Based Device Heals Organs with a Single Touch

    Nanochip-Based Device Heals Organs with a Single Touch

    Device instantly delivers new DNA or RNA into living skin cells to change their function.
    Videos Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

  • Fresenius Medical Care to Acquire NxStage Medical for $2 Billion

    Fresenius Medical Care to Acquire NxStage Medical for $2 Billion

    Acquisition of NxStage Medical would position Fresenius Medical Care as a global leader in home dialysis.
    Business Wire 08.07.17

  • Cardiovascular | Surgical
    Recall: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps Carry Risk of Valve Failure

    Recall: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps Carry Risk of Valve Failure

    The Datascope Corp./MAQUET valve failure could prevent balloon inflation and deflation.
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration 08.07.17


  • 3D/Additive Manufacturing | Materials

    'Origami Organs' Can Potentially Regenerate Tissues

    Bioactive tissue paper made from organs is pliable enough to fold into origami structures.
    Videos Marla Paul, Northwestern University

  • Neurological
    Prototyping an Implantable Pump for Brain Treatment

    Prototyping an Implantable Pump for Brain Treatment

    Summer Scholar Alejandro Aponte troubleshoots the design for an implantable pump that can deliver drugs to the brain.
    Videos Denis Paiste, Materials Processing Center, MIT

  • Cardiovascular
    Verdict Reached in Zoll/Philips Patent Dispute

    Verdict Reached in Zoll/Philips Patent Dispute

    Both companies had previously been found liable for infringing each other’s defibrillator-related patents.
    Business Wire 08.04.17

  • Clinical Innovations Acquires Brenner Medical GmbH

    Clinical Innovations Acquires Brenner Medical GmbH

    Acquisition broadens existing structure in Europe and builds on overall global presence.
    Clinical Innovations 08.03.17

  • Digital Health | Electronics | Software & IT | Testing
    Coexistence Testing for Wireless Medical Devices: A Guide to Ensuring Reliable Systems

    Coexistence Testing for Wireless Medical Devices: A Guide to Ensuring Reliable Systems

    With mobile medtech in healthcare facilities and the home, OEMs must ensure interference is not a cause for concern.
    Online Exclusives Ashton Hainge, Consultant, Intertek 08.02.17

  • Surgical
    Smaller, Smarter, Softer Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

    Smaller, Smarter, Softer Robotic Arm for Endoscopic Surgery

    Octopus tentacle-inspired approach combines pop-up fabrication with soft robotics.
    Videos Leah Burrows, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • Contract Manufacturing | R&D & Design | Software & IT | Testing
    5 Tips to Avoid a Clinical Trial Failure

    5 Tips to Avoid a Clinical Trial Failure

    A failed data strategy in medical device trials can be costly for a number of reasons.
    Online Exclusives Paul Fardy, VP of Data Services, CROS NT 08.01.17

  • Amazon Will Disrupt Medical Supply. How Do OEMs Fit?

    Amazon Will Disrupt Medical Supply. How Do OEMs Fit?

    The online marketplace could soon replace more traditional medical supply distribution channels.
    Online Exclusives Alex Moazed, CEO, Applico 07.31.17

  • Software & IT
    Quality Nightmares #24

    Quality Nightmares #24

    Quality Nightmares offers a humorous look at the challenges faced by medtech professionals.
    MasterControl 07.31.17

  • Cardiovascular | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Neurological | Patient Monitoring | Surgical
    Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    Top 30 Global Medical Device Companies

    In this year's Top 30 company reports, a number of themes seem to be shared within the mission of each company.
    Sean Fenske, Editor; Michael Barbella, Managing Editor; Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 07.27.17

  • Diagnostics | Surgical
    Crash Test Dummies with Synthetic Beating Hearts

    Crash Test Dummies with Synthetic Beating Hearts

    Tampa, Fla.-based SynDaver Labs is in the business of manufacturing humans. But before you grab your torch and pitchfork and race off to rally the townspeople, they’re not live humans and are most certainly not harvested from graveyards by a ma…
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 07.26.17