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2013-07-10 14:32:09

Researchers reveal a new technique to produce high strength metallic alloys, at a lower cost using less energy A team of researchers from the University of Rostock in Germany has developed a new way to rapidly produce high strength metallic alloys, at a lower cost using less energy than before. It's expected that this breakthrough will profoundly change how we produce components used in a diverse range of applications; including transport and medical devices. The research, which appears...

2013-03-12 12:27:47

First NiTiNOL-based intramedullary nail now available in smaller size ATLANTA, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced a 10mm version of its DynaNail(®) Ankle Arthrodesis Nail. This smaller DynaNail expands the use of the intramedullary (IM) nail to patients with narrow bone anatomies that require smaller fusion devices. MedShape will show samples of its 10mm and 12mm DynaNail devices...

2013-02-12 08:32:23

VAN NUYS, Calif., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microfabrica, Inc. will exhibit with Johnson Matthey Medical (JMI) at the MD&M West exposition (Booth #2267) at the Anaheim Convention Center from February 12-14, 2013 in Anaheim, CA. Representatives from Microfabrica will be available to discuss applications for the company's proprietary additive manufacturing technology, MICA Freeform. Microfabrica, Inc., an advanced technology company, recently entered an exclusive sales and marketing...

2013-02-05 08:34:05

WEBSTER, Texas, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies today announced the publication of positive clinical outcomes for the Supera(®) Peripheral Stent System in the Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC) Cardiovascular Interventions. The publication, "Treatment of Complex Atherosclerotic Popliteal Artery Disease with a New Self-Expanding Interwoven Nitinol Stent: 12-Month Results of the Leipzig Supera Popliteal Registry," was authored by Dierk Scheinert, MD and...

2012-11-14 12:26:29

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MedShape, Inc., the industry leader in innovative shape memory orthopedic devices, today announced the introduction and first surgical use of the DynaNail(TM) Ankle Arthrodesis Nail, an intramedullary (IM) nail that contains an innovative internal nickel titanium (NiTiNOL) element. The product represents a breakthrough in that it is the first IM nail to harness the shape memory properties of NiTiNOL, which up to now has been impeded from clinical use due...

Forming Cost-effective Titanium
2012-10-26 15:49:34

Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Titanium is a material that offers excellent properties, however, it is costly and time-consuming to form. Fraunhofer researchers are now giving this multi-purpose metal another chance. They are presenting an economical forming technology for car exhaust systems at the EuroBlech trade fair (Hall 11, Booth B06) from 23 to 27 October in Hannover, Germany. To all intents and purposes, nothing stands in the way of titanium in terms of becoming a first-choice...

2012-10-26 00:34:43

Nitinol stent performs better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating lesions of the popliteal artery A study found that a nitinol stent performed better than balloon angioplasty alone in treating blockages of the popliteal artery, which runs through the leg behind the knee. Results of the ETAP trial were presented today at the 24th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium. Sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT is the world's...

2012-10-23 07:29:12

NATICK, Mass., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reports twelve-month clinical endpoint data from the ORION trial, which demonstrated robust safety and effectiveness outcomes for the Epic(TM) Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System in patients with obstructed iliac arteries. Results were presented today by Daniel Clair, M.D., FACS, principal investigator of the ORION trial and chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation,...

2012-10-22 19:20:59

MIAMI and WEBSTER, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Inc. (IDEV) today announced the presentation of consistent positive clinical outcomes of the SUPERA® Peripheral Stent System from its SUPERB pivotal U.S. clinical trial and SUPERA 500 long-term registry conducted in Germany. IDEV's data confirms a robust and consistent growing body of clinical evidence for SUPERA's highly differentiated, disruptive and proprietary stent design. The presentation was...

2012-10-10 04:01:19

To better serve its clients, ranging from medical device manufacturing to aerospace and automotive industries, Able Electropolishing has been awarded two certifications from the International Office of Standards (ISO). These certifications speak to the quality and innovation of Able´s technologically advanced polishing services. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Able Electropolishing has provided thousands of domestic and international companies with innovative metal...