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Creating a ‘Bioartificial’ Kidney

Nephrologist William Fissell IV, MD, associate professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, is intent on creating and mass-producing an implantable bioartificial kidney for people with chronic kidney disease who would otherwise be forced onto dialysis.

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Coating Helps Implants and Bone Bond Better

Engineers at The Ohio State University, Columbus, discovered that bone cells grow and reproduce faster on a textured surface than on a smooth one—and grow best when they can cling to a microscopic "shag carpet" made of tiny metal oxide wires. The discovery could someday help broken bones and joint...

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Industry and University Partner to Improve Devices for Developing Countries

Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN, has entered into an innovative partnership with Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design (CBID) at the The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, agreeing to provide $200,000 a year for up to three years and skilled mentoring to help...

Features : Medical
SCOTUS Rules Out Gene Patents

In June, academic researchers and clinical laboratories seeking to make a mark in the emerging fields of molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine were buoyed by the long-awaited ruling of the U.S. Supreme...

A newborn is diagnosed with a heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome in which the left ventricle of the heart is severely underdeveloped, and requires immediate surgery. While...

Insulating and jacketing material options for wire and cable are innumerable, even if the field is narrowed to those with some qualification for use in medical electronics....

Features : Manufacturing & Prototyping
DFx: Designing for Success

What is DFx? DFx is an acronym used often in reference to concepts or guidelines involving design for manufacturability, test, and production readiness. In the world of innovative and complex medical devices, DFx...

ConMed Linvatec, a leading global supplier of arthroscopic devices, multi-specialty endoscopic medical video systems, and powered surgical instruments, has developed the industry’s...

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Fiber-Coupled Laser Technology

Z Laser, Freiburg, Germany, presents its newly developed ZFSM, which is offered as pure OEM solution with bare electronics module, a fixed fiber and attached optics module or comes as a housed laser source with...

MicroCare Corporation, New Britain, CT, launched its newest innovative VOC-exempt formula, UltraClean VOC-Free Flux Remover, a non-chlorinated, halogen-free cleaning fluid formulated to clean...

Kollmorgen, Radford, VA, has a complete suite of high-performance and scalable motion solutions that enable OEMs to simplify design, reduce size, and improve performance of virtually any machine. Scalable...

Larson Electronics, Kemp, TX, announced the release of a 12 watt infrared LED light emitter designed to provide output and operation suitable for medical applications. The LEDLB-4E-IR-M-110V Medical...

Applied Plastics Co., Inc., Norwood, MA, supplies Teflon-coated stainless steel or nitinol anti-stick forming mandrels that can be supplied cut-to-length for fuse welding and tipping operations....

GlobTek, Fairfield, NJ, announces its miniature, medical grade Encapsulated Potted Power Supply AC Adapter GT(M)91099 -P2-P3-F-FW is suitable for most applications requiring DC power, including...

Products : Medical
SureCon 360 Nano Connector

Omnetics Connector Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, the leading manufacturer of miniature high-rel connectors, announces its latest addition to the Nano 360 family, the SureCon 360, available in 6, 11, or 16...

Products : Medical
260 Series Brushless DC Pump

Thomas Division, Sheboygan, WI, introduces its 260 Series brushless DC WOB-L® air compressor and vacuum pump, designed for medical applications requiring a small, lightweight pump with variable output. The 260...

Products : Medical
60120 JetMachining® Center

OMAX Corporation, Kent, WA, announces its 60120 JetMachining Center. Equipped with a 50- hp EnduroMAX® Pump and Tilt-A-Jet® cutting head, the bridge-style JetMachining Center handles a wide...

Products : Medical
Expanded Product Customization

HSI Sensing (Hermetic Switch, Inc.), Chickasha, OK, already well known for its unique ability to manufacture custom reed switches and sensors for unique applications, has expanded its customization capabilities...

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RS8 Linear Drive Nut

Amacoil, Aston, PA has expanded its line of Model RS rolling ring linear drive nuts with the RS8 drive, which runs on an 8mm diameter case hardened and ground smooth shaft, and supports space-saving machine design trends...

Colder Products Company, St. Paul, MN, announces its new NS1 Series quick disconnect couplings, the smallest plastic non-spill quick disconnect coupling available today. The NS1 provides a secure, reliable...

Pres-On, Bolingbrook, IL, an innovator in adhesive coated products, has a new full color catalog containing 65 actual samples of its most popular adhesive coated materials, such as urethane foam, vinyl...

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Multiple Phase Power Meters

Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc., Lake Forest, CA, announces the expansion of its 66200 series of high speed, high accuracy Digital Power Meters. Newly added are threeand four-channel power meters designed for...

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Hybrid Power Management System

Hoffman Engineered Systems, Stamford, CT, has introduced the 451 Hybrid Power Management System to make mobile medical carts more powerful and user-friendly. This IEC 60601-1 3rd Editioncompliant,...

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Jazz 2 Series Controller

Unitronics, Inc., Quincy, MA, a global developer and manufacturer of Programmable Logic Controllers with onboard HMIs, introduces the first member of its Jazz® 2 Series—the JZ20-R31. With 48K (virtual) Ladder...

Portescap, West Chester, PA, introduces the P532 series disc magnet step motor with encoder. This integrated solution delivers a best-inclass power rate and acceleration to outperform standard Brushless DC...

Products : Medical
Fan Guard/Filter Assemblies

Keystone Electronics Corp., Astoria, NY introduces a new series of airflow, Fan-Guard/Filter Assemblies designed to protect sensitive electronic devices. Durable multi-element assemblies deliver a consistent, 24...

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Custom Power Supply System

Acopian Technical Company, Easton, PA, a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of custom, standard and modified-standard power supplies, launched its newly expanded Online Custom Power Supply System...

Products : Medical
Fiber Laser Building Blocks

OFS, Somerset, NJ, a leading designer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative fiber laser components, announced two new types of single-laser cavities scalable from 500W to Multi-kW for fiber laser applications....

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Custom High Torque Gear Motors

Applimotion, Inc., Loomis, CA, introduces custom gear motors for high torque, low speed, and low profile applications. The assemblies combine precision gearing and direct drive frameless motor kits to form a...

The demand for joint replacement surgery is mushrooming and, along with it, the demand for replacement joints that endure longer with less maintenance.

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