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Applications: Imaging
To assist medical professionals in preventing sepsis-related deaths, Cytovale®, a life sciences technology company, developed the Intellisep® test, a commercially available medical device that detects sepsis early.
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Applications: Medical
Medical devices are becoming smaller and smaller, and the need for advanced material solutions keeps growing. Through our deep understanding and application of fundamental chemistry, Chemours materials have emerged as effective alternatives — helping innovators in the medical industry achieve continued success across medical device design.
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Applications: Medical
Formed in 2005, Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a medical device manufacturer providing contract manufacturing services for orthopedic procedures to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and other companies within the orthopedic industry.
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Applications: Medical
Here, the ways that RTPs can help optimize product-handling operations in the life science industries.
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Applications: Data Acquisition
Tiotronik’s Renamic Neo communicates with a medical device implanted in a patient, such as a pacemaker, ICD, or implantable cardiac monitor.
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Applications: Medical
The SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital’s pediatric maxillofacial surgery team has used 3D-printing technology to successfully perform a complicated operation to resect a malignant tumor in an 11-year-old boy.
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Applications: Medical
Precisely targeted technological methodologies and devices that can solve specific healthcare problems are becoming increasingly important for medical applications.
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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

For years, ultrasonic welding has been used in cleanrooms where plastic components are assembled to complete medical and electronic...

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

As the cost of shrink tubing used in the production of catheters has increased, and supply chain issues caused delivery delays, FEP shrink tubing, for example, has become a very expensive...

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Applications: Medical

In reshaping the world toward a new, post-pandemic normal, the industry must leverage digital transformation at an accelerated pace. This shift is already happening — according to...

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Applications: Medical
A preconfigured starter saves time when you develop a medical vision system.
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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The products that help stop the spread of communicable diseases range from simple to sophisticated.
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Applications: AR/AI
Cosm’s work shines a light on a common, growing, under-served, and global women’s health issue.
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Applications: Medical
Infiplast, a plastics company for medical devices, was asked to design, prototype, test, and manufacture a critical component for ventilators.
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Applications: Motion Control
See how robots are helping to treat cardiac arrhythmias.
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Applications: Materials
While AM brings speed, efficiency, and an alternative supply chain, the manufacturing method can also lead to better patient care.
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Applications: Regulations/Standards
To produce an additively manufactured prosthesis, REJOINT starts by 3D modelling the patient’s CT scan.
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Applications: Medical
Even the latest medical and biomedical innovations, from imaging equipment to sensors, require fasteners that never fail.
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Applications: Medical
Major ventilator manufacturers began implementing "crash programs" to expand their production lines, attempting to cram multiple years’ worth of output into the span of a few months.
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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Laser sintering technology enables medical technology designers to print plastic objects for feasibility studies within a very short time. The functional prototypes...

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Most medical diagnostic and testing equipment involves some type of enclosure, cart, or cabinet that serves as a user workstation or protects...

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Applications: Medical

High-speed machining is typically used in medical equipment manufacturing where machinists often work with exotic alloys and harder metals like titanium.

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Applications: Imaging

Computed tomography (CAT or CT) imaging is an incredible tool doctors use to help detect and diagnose patients noninvasively. Using specialized x-ray technology, the device has the...

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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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Applications: Medical

In the United States, nearly 20 percent of the population is reportedly hearing impaired — although that figure could be higher because many people are reluctant to admit they have a hearing...

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Applications: Medical

What’s the most efficient way to design the appropriate embedded logic into a laboratory device? More and more often, the answer is to use computer-on-modules, even...

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Applications: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Helping blind people gain a sense of vision — and doing so through their tongues — sounds like pure science fiction. It's now a reality, however, thanks to the...

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Applications: Medical

The Department of Neurological Surgery at St. Louis University has partnered with the university's School of Engineering to begin quantifying how advanced manufacturing practices...

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Applications: Medical

Ablation, or the use of high-frequency electromagnetic (EM) energy to destroy soft-tissue tumors, has been in existence for a few decades, but in recent years its underlying technology...

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Ask the Expert

Ralph Bright on the Power of Power Cords
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Understanding power system components and how to connect them correctly is critical to meeting regulatory requirements and designing successful electrical products for worldwide markets. Interpower’s Ralph Bright defines these requirements and explains how to know which cord to select for your application.

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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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