27 Mar 2018

CYNOSURE TOUTS TEMPSURE ENVI TO IMPROVE SKIN

Cynosure, now a part of Hologic, is releasing a radiofrequency system for performing aesthetic procedure on the skin, including for reduction of wrinkles and other facial lines, tightening of skin by coagulating soft tissue, and making cellulite look more attractive than its natural self. The system is already FDA cleared. The

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27 Mar 2018

“ADVANCES IN PHLEBOLOGY AND VENOUS SURGERY VOLUME 1,” VENOUS SURGERY BOOK, NOW PUBLISHED IN PAPERBACK

A venous surgery book, highlighting the latest advances in the treatment of varicose veins and venous leg ulcers, is now available in paperback. The hardback came out in December 2017 and the paperback in late January. “Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1” (ISBN-13: 978-1908586032) was edited by Mark

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27 Mar 2018

HOSPITAL’S B-HIVE SYSTEM PACKS FULL MEDICAL BROADCAST SYSTEM INTO ONE UNIT

A great deal of advanced medical training involves witnessing surgeries and listening to the guidance, suggestions, and recommendations of the people performing them. Typically, this is done on-site, which often involves costly travel expenses plus a lot of time wasted simply getting to the lesson. There are alternatives available, such

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27 Mar 2018

DON TWO PAIRS OF SURGICAL GLOVES  AS FAST AS ONE PAIR

    Putting on two pairs of gloves is a common occurrence in medicine, particularly among surgeons who work with sharp instruments. It’s frustrating and feels like a waste of time, but that’s reality. Now there are gloves that come already doubled, while being easy to snap on. The GAMMEX

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26 Mar 2018

DRAWBRIDGE BLOOD DEVICE DRAWS, TESTS, STABILIZES IN ONE STEP

The Drawbridge device eliminates much of the inconvenience associated with blood diagnostics. The  painless procedure pricks skin, draws blood, stabilizes the blood  and elimninates the need for refrigeration.     Drawbridge Health is looking for a better way to get blood. Funded by General Electric’s entrepreneurial arm, GE Ventures, the company is

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26 Mar 2018

HOLOGIC UNVEILS NEW FLUOROSCOPY SYSTEM

Hologic Inc. unveiled its Fluoroscan InSight FD Mini C-Arm extremities imaging system in early December 2017 at the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual conference in Chicago. Equipped with the recently released InSight 6.1 software, the system offers a variety of capabilities, including superior positioning, enhanced imaging and

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26 Mar 2018

TERASON EXHIBITSUSMART 3300 NEXGEN US AT IVC

 The Terason uSmart3300 NexGen Ultrasound System will be one of the hundreds of products on exhibit at the International Vein Congress. Terason has been a sponsor of the IVC for more than 10 years. Spokesmen say the 3300 NexGen’s new SuperHarmonic imaging provides enriched detail, clarity, contrast and border definition.

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26 Mar 2018

ADHESYS-MEDICAL. GETS CE FOR SURGICAL SKIN ADHESIVE

    Adhesys Medical, a surgical adhesive company, has received a CE mark for its Mar-Cutis Flix topical skin adhesive for surgical use. The adhesive is a polyurethane-based technology that Chief Scientific Officer Klaus-Dieter Langner said is an innovative alternative to traditional wound closing techniques that features bonding strength, fast

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26 Mar 2018

SURMODICS GETS FDA OK TO SELL TELEMARK MICROCATHETHETER

  The U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration has given Surmodics clearance to sell its Telemark .014-inch coronary and peripheral support microcatheter. The 510(k) approval allows Surmodics to start shipping a device designed for use in the treatment of peripheral lesions and complex coronary and peripheral lesions. Telemark brings together

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26 Mar 2018

MEDRIO EPRO CAPTURES PATIENT OUTCOMES, SHARES IN REAL-TIME

  Patient reported outcomes (PRO) help to assess quality of life (QOL), efficacy and patient safety around the clock, and have become a staple in modern clinical research. However, it can be challenging to set up an electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) platform that is compliant, simple to use, adaptable

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