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2014-05-27 12:30:31

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Cardiac Pacemaker Market 2014-2018http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/global_cardiac_pacemaker_market_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Cardiac Pacemakers market will grow at a CAGR of 13.83 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing incidence of cardiac disorders. The...

2014-05-21 12:10:11

EuroPCR Joint EHRA-EAPCI session provided perspective on new technological developments St Jude Medical's Nanostim device and Medtronic's Micra, both single-chamber leadless pacing systems, and the most advanced commercially available valve, the Edwards Sapien 3 Transcatheter Heart Valve (Edwards Life Sciences) featured in the discussions. With regard to leadless pacing, participants heard that there was a need for a novel system that provides reliable pacing and sensing, and...

2014-05-08 12:29:23

PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This fall, Duquesne University will launch a program that combines the sought-after credentials of degrees in both biomedical engineering and nursing, becoming the first academic institution in the U.S. and globally to offer this dual degree to undergraduates. "Duquesne has pioneered the integration of clinical knowledge and patient care with engineering techniques in a single program, creating the first bachelor's degree of its...

First Implant Of World’s Smallest, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Pacemaker
2014-05-05 03:35:43

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) today announced its first implant of the world’s smallest pacemaker: the Medtronic Micra™ Transcatheter Pacing System (TPS) in the Midwest. The device was implanted by Dr. Charles Gornick as part of the global pivotal clinical trial. One-tenth the size of a conventional pacemaker, and comparable in size to a large vitamin, the Micra TPS pacemaker is delivered directly into the heart through a...

2014-04-29 23:06:04

Experienced biomaterials professional to lead company in development of new treatments for difficult to heal, chronic wounds using proprietary silk technology. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Akeso Biomedical, Inc., a privately held medical device company developing innovative wound healing products for the treatment of chronic skin ulcers, announced that it has appointed Simon F. Williams, Ph.D. as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Williams, a former CEO of a tissue engineering company and...

2014-04-28 16:28:18

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: European Small Joints Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/treatments/orthopaedic/european_small_joints_market.html In 2012, the total European market for small bone and joint orthopedic devices was valued at EUR334.3 million.The European small bone and joint orthopedic device market includes shoulder reconstruction implants, elbow repair devices, hand and wrist devices and...

2014-04-22 23:11:27

The five top basic heart rate monitors for under $100 for 2014 have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Heart rate monitors come in hundreds of styles from dozens of different manufacturers but the five best for 2014 at under $100 have been named by the Heart Rate Watch Company testing staff. "We sell a lot of advanced heart rate monitors and GPS watches that run from $300 to $500 but we wanted to examine the best basic monitors for under...

2014-04-16 08:29:23

Mio's Award-Winning Continuous Heart Rate Technology Is Integrated into the new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS Watch VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global today announced the integration of Mio's award-winning heart rate technology into the new TomTom Runner Cardio GPS sport watches. Mio Continuous Technology enables accurate heart rate monitoring on the wrist without the need for a chest strap. Mio has led innovation in the heart rate monitor fitness...

2014-04-11 12:22:59

Heart Rate Monitoring Training is Now Even More Accessible with Mio LINK available for only $99 with both BTLE and ANT+ Connectivity VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mio Global, makers of the world's first wrist-worn technology to provide continuous, accurate heart rate monitoring at performance levels, today announced the availability of its new heart rate wristband, Mio LINK. Mio LINK is now available for sale on Mio's website at MioGlobal.com and also...

2014-04-05 23:00:41

The biomaterial application market is broadly categorized into orthopedic, cardiovascular, dental, wound healing, plastic surgery, neurological, ophthalmology, and tissue engineering - http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/biomaterials-393.html. (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 The "Biomaterials Market [By Products (Polymers, Metals, Ceramics, Natural Biomaterials) & Applications (Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, Dental, Plastic Surgery, Wound Healing, Tissue Engineering,...


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