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Category: Medical Devices


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

3D microscopy analysis provides accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features

February 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the Institut de Neurociències obtained a highly accurate recreation of human glioblastoma’s features using a novel 3D microscopy analysis. The study, published in the journal Acta Neuropathologica Communications, provides new information to help with the diagnose, by finding […]


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Hospital interest in patient monitoring tools rising, survey finds

February 9, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

The feedback from hospitals purchasing executives, gathered in the fourth quarter of 2020, shows capital equipment budgets remain resilient in the face of COVID-19. Most purchasing executives expect their capital budgets to grow rather than shrink: 64% of managers predict […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Wirelessly rechargeable soft brain implant controls brain cells

January 26, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

A group of KAIST researchers and collaborators have engineered a tiny brain implant that can be wirelessly recharged from outside the body to control brain circuits for long periods of time without battery replacement. The device is constructed of ultra-soft […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Breakthrough design vastly improves mechanical heart valve

January 26, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

New research coming out of UBC’s Okanagan campus may take the current ‘gold standard’ for heart valves to a new level of reliability. A team of researchers at UBCO’s Heart Valve Performance Lab (HVPL) has developed a way to improve […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Surgical robots to incorporate senses comparable or even superior to humans

January 21, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Surgeons make optimal use of all their senses to master difficult operations. When visibility is poor, they locate anatomy by palpation or they hear the optimal moment to stop drilling. Who would, today, entrust the own body to a surgeon […]


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Plasma treatment decreases movement of plasticizers from blood bags

December 4, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Medical products such as blood bags and tubing are often made from soft PVC, a plastic that contains phthalate plasticizers, which are suspected to be harmful to human health. These substances are not chemically bound to the polymer, which means […]


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Scientists develop new tools to detect very early changes in Alzheimer’s disease

November 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with their colleagues at the Barcelona Beta Research Centre in Spain, the University Medical Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the University of Paris, have found new forms of tau protein that […]


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Picosun’s Medical ALD Solutions Enable Safer Surgeries

November 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Picosun’s biocompatible ALD coatings will be applied to electrosurgical equipment (electrotomes) to improve their performance, safety, and service life. “It’s great to collaborate with a company such as Picosun to develop solutions for safer and more patient-friendly surgeries. Picosun is […]


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Humanizing AI: How to Close the Trust Gap in Healthcare

November 23, 2020

Via: InformationWeek

Physician turnover in the United States, due to burnout and related factors, was conservatively estimated to cost the US healthcare system some $4.6 billion annually, according to a 2019 Annals of Internal Medicine study. The results reflect a familiar dynamic, […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Will Nanox Disrupt The X-ray Systems Market?

November 3, 2020

Via: HitConsultant

With its share price falling from more than $66 to less than $24, September was a tumultuous month for Nanox. On August 25th, the medical imaging start-up closed its initial public offering, having raised $190m from the sale of 10,555,556 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Bruker introduces Vutara™ VXL best-in-class super-resolution microscope and spatial biology analysis capabilities

October 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Bruker Corporation today announced the release of the Vutara VXL Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscope for nanoscale biological imaging. The new system opens an affordable and easy-to-use path for both core facilities and individual investigators to enter the world of super-resolution imaging […]


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Medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 total $1.47bn globally

September 25, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Total medical devices industry venture financing deals in August 2020 worth $1.47bn were announced globally, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 19.2% over the previous month and a rise of 21% when compared with the […]


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BioProtect raises funds for ongoing balloon spacer clinical trial

September 22, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Israeli biotechnology company BioProtect has raised $25m as part of its Series D equity financing from an undisclosed strategic investor and Peregrine Ventures. The round, which was led by Almeda Ventures and Consensus Business Group chairman and investor Vincent Tchenguiz, […]


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Boston Scientific signs agreement with option to acquire Farapulse

September 21, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Boston Scientific has signed an investment agreement with privately held medical device company Farapulse with an exclusive option for acquisition. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Farapulse develops pulsed-field ablation (PFA) system to treat atrial fibrillation (AF) […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medigate raises funds to boost medical device security offering

September 16, 2020

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

US-based medical device security and asset management company Medigate has secured $30m as part of its Series B round led by new investor Partech. The round, which takes Medigate’s total funding to $50m, was joined by its existing investors YL […]