Recent Articles

October 31, 2014 8:30 am
Solvay Specialty Polymers
Implantable brain shunt valves and access ports from France-based Sophysa, a leading supplier of adjustable neurosurgical valves for hydrocephalus treatment, are made of Eviva polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers. Eviva PSU...
October 30, 2014 8:30 am
Solidscape
It’s not hard to see that the 3D printing industry is taking the world by storm. With new stories announced daily, the vast opportunities within the technology seem to be as endless as the new capabilities. An intriguing space, of course...
October 29, 2014 8:30 am
Nick Recht, Enterprise Product Manager, TEKLYNX Americas
Today, countless industries rely on barcode label design software for a variety of uses, such as creating barcodes for labels, products, shipping, and more. Within the healthcare industry, barcode technology is becoming more prevalent as patient...
October 28, 2014 8:30 am
Ronelle Decker, Market Development Manager, Avalon Laboratories
Balloon catheters, stent and stent delivery systems, atherectomy, and occlusion and neurovascular catheters, as well as other catheter-based devices, advance over a guide wire until it reaches the stenosis, obstruction, or stent delivery site...
October 27, 2014 8:30 am
Peter M. Engstrom, Managing Director, Steute Meditech, Inc.
The ever-increasing functional capabilities of emerging medical devices have precipitated new requirements for the multi-function foot controls used to operate the equipment. These foot controls typically consist of multiple actuators, one for...
October 24, 2014 8:30 am
Metrigraphics
When that call comes in there are only a few companies in the world who can handle it. In fact, the circuits often have feature sizes ranging from three to ten microns and can consist of six or more layers. At Metrigraphics, we call them ultra-miniature...
October 23, 2014 8:30 am
Beattie Communications
The fight against cancer could be aided by new technical advances in filtration and separation technology. Porvair Filtration Group believes that the evolution of its range of sintered porous plastics can help molecular biologists and clinicians...
October 22, 2014 8:30 am
Sean Fenske, Editor-in-Chief
Adhesives in the medical device space refer to a variety of different types of technologies. While they all involve the bonding of two substrates, the actual applications vary greatly. With medical device adhesives, bonding can be achieved...
October 21, 2014 8:30 am
Melissa Barnes, Associate Editor
3D printing has undoubtedly revolutionized the engineering world, and the medical industry is on the forefront of some of the most innovative applications to date. The technology has proven itself a robust and versatile one, as more companies...
October 20, 2014 8:30 am
Dick Molin, Sr. Medical Market Specialist, SCS Coatings
Neurostimulation, which was developed decades ago primarily for treating spinal cord injuries, has expanded over the years to alleviate or control various medical conditions, including epilepsy, chronic pain, bladder or fecal incontinence...
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