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Technology Leaders: Medical

Biologic drugs change the way the human immune system responds to numerous diseases and conditions. These drugs have revolutionized disease treatments and offer hope to many...

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R&D: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The research offers potential inspiration for microfluidic pumps that allow the controlled flow of liquids.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Users can download the design files to 3D print and assemble a customizable peristaltic pump.
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Features: Medical
Cleaning is a critical aspect of medical device design that is often overlooked during initial planning.
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Features: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Rodd Turnquist tells Medical Design Briefs how to select the best pumps for medical devices and accelerating time to market.
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Features: Medical
Sealed pump systems can dramatically improve the safety and efficiency of chemical transfer.
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R&D: Medical
Researchers have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.
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R&D: Wearables

The results of a new clinical trial have shown the safety and efficacy of the interoperable Artificial Pancreas System smartphone app (iAPS), which can interface wirelessly with...

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Features: Medical

Walking up the stairs to your room one evening, you stop to catch your breath and think “I haven't always felt this tired.” Week by week, you start to notice even...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Medical technology continues to evolve toward diagnosis and treatment devices that are closer to the patient, or even in the patient's home. Compression therapy, wound therapy, dialysis,...

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Features: Tubing & Extrusion

Healthcare-related tubing is used for fluid management and drainage as well as with anesthesiology and respiratory equipment, IVs, catheters, peristaltic pumps, and...

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R&D: Medical

A microflow measurement system can track the movement of extremely tiny amounts of liquids — as small as nanoliters. The invention is designed to fill a need in the rapidly expanding field of...

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Briefs: Medical

On the 50th anniversary of the first heart transplant, which occurred in December 1967, a University of Houston biomedical engineer is creating a next-generation heart pump for...

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Applications: Medical

To reduce total cost of care, healthcare providers are increasingly turning toward home and ambulatory infusion pumps to free the patient from the...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Healthcare providers now, more than ever, make critical patient care decisions based on the test results obtained from medical diagnostic instrumentation. The accuracy, precision,...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Choosing the right fluid dispensing pump for a given application is critical. Whether it’s accuracy and precision or the need to perform for millions of cycles, understanding the most suitable types...

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Features: Manufacturing & Prototyping

A revolution is upon us. Dispense pump technology innovation is quickly bringing improved accuracy, capability, and versatility to medical device manufacturers. This...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

Systems that deliver medication — whether implanted or at the patient bedside in the hospital — are often vital for the survival of patients. Drug-delivery devices include ambulatory...

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Features: Medical

Diabetes is not only one of the most common chronic diseases, it is also complex and difficult to treat. Insulin is often administered between meals to keep...

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Features: Medical

At St. Jude Medical, ventricle assist devices are developed to improve the lives of patients with heart failure. Numerical simulation is used...

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Features: Tubing & Extrusion

They are vitally important, make therapy possible, and they have become an integral part in hospitals or home-care settings: medication and feeding pumps supply patients with essential...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

The use of radio-frequency (RF) ablation is an important and growing technique at the heart of many new medical treatments. This equipment uses RF energy to ablate or...

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Briefs: Medical

Dr. Mark Rodefeld, a pediatric heart surgeon at Indiana University, has spent decades helping to fix children’s hearts. He found one problem particularly vexing, leading to years of his own research...

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Features: Medical

Interventional cardiology is one of the most dynamic medical device markets, witnessing a surge in new product development with accompanying mergers,...

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Briefs: Medical
System to undergo longterm clinical testing.

Harvard University School of Engineering & Applied Sciences Cambridge, MA

A team of scientists from the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine...

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Technology Leaders: Tubing & Extrusion

Choosing pump tubing successfully results in a system that delivers optimal performance and prevents redesign and troubleshooting later. For medical device applications, custom OEM peristaltic...

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Technology Leaders: Medical

The results of recent surveys suggest that more than half of all healthcare decisions are made using test results obtained from medical diagnostic instrumentation. These tests...

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Features: Medical
Development of a Non-Surgical Circulatory Support Device for the Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure Omar Benavides, PhD, Senior Product Development Engineer; Benjamin Hertzog, PhD,...
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Technology Leaders: Medical

This article addresses how implantable devices can be de - signed to modulate drug infusion safely and...

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John Chandler on Achieving Quality Motion Control
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FAULHABER MICROMO brings together the highest quality motion technologies and value-added services, together with global engineering, sourcing, and manufacturing, to deliver top quality micro motion solutions. With 34 years’ experience, John Chandler injects a key engineering perspective into all new projects and enjoys working closely with OEM customers to bring exciting new technologies to market.

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Inside Story: Validating Your Sterilization Process
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To find out more about sterile product development and registration, MDB recently spoke with Elizabeth Sydnor, Director of Microbiology of Eurofins Medical Device Testing (Lancaster, PA). Read the interview.

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