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2012-09-25 10:20:25

DENVER, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerospace Materials and Processes, a speaker panel at TITANIUM 2012, the 28th annual conference and exhibition, hosted and organized by the International Titanium Association (ITA), will examine titanium manufacturing techniques and alloy selection, both of which are critical for demanding aerospace applications. Titanium Metals Corp. (TIMET), Dallas, will sponsor the panel, which will be moderated by Dr. Yoji Kosaka, senior manager, U.S. research, at...

2012-09-10 06:24:43

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio DG announced today that its patent for a novel metal system for use as biodegradable material in developing implantable medical devices was granted by the U.S. Patent Office on August 21, 2012. Bio DG's first-of-its-kind biodegradable alloys are primarily metallic and provide high strength when first implanted, then gradually erode in a predictable and biocompatible manner. These alloys are engineered to address the limitations of current...

2012-09-10 02:28:37

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Getinge Canada Limited is pleased to announce that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Arc Stainless Inc. The purpose of this memorandum is to establish a platform for effective cooperation and understanding between the parties and to develop areas of mutual interest, including the sale and distribution of innovative endoscopy reprocessing technology. "We are pleased with our discussions with Getinge Canada Limited",...

2012-06-08 02:23:43

WEBSTER, Texas, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Inc. (IDEV), an emerging innovator in peripheral vascular devices, announced the United States introduction and launch of a new line of interventional guidewires manufactured with a proprietary alloy combining strength with flexibility. The SurePath(TM) Guidewires are intended for everyday use in peripheral and coronary procedures, and were developed to be stronger than standard nitinol wires while simultaneously being more...

2012-05-16 02:28:58

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a Los Angeles-based medical device company, today announced that its majority-owned subsidiary, NSVascular, Inc. (NSV), acquired a portfolio of patents and related trade secrets covering the fabrication of Thin-Film Nitinol (TFN) from TiNi Alloy Company, including U.S. Patent No. 6,746,890 entitled "Three Dimensional Thin Film Devices and Methods of Fabrication," an important piece of the portfolio covering the production of...

2011-11-15 08:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.), a developer and manufacturer of small bone implants, is proud to announce the United States launch of Speed(TM). It is the first fully disposable continuous compressive bone fixation system made available to orthopaedic and podiatric surgeons. BME, the only U.S. manufacturer of Nitinol small bone implants, applied its extensive knowledge in memory metal implant design to the development and production of...

2010-10-18 17:02:00

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a privately held medical device company and leader in orthopedic shape memory implant technology, announces the nationwide launch of the HammerLock(TM) Intramedullary Nitinol Fixation System for use in the correction of hammertoes. A hammertoe is a permanent and sometimes painful deformity of the proximal joint of the 2nd through 5th toes. Hundreds of thousands of people seek treatment each year for this condition...

2010-05-18 05:00:00

WEBSTER, Texas, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies, Incorporated, (IDEV) an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive medical technologies, today announced the European launch of the SUPERA VERITAS(TM) Peripheral Vascular System, a novel and innovative stent delivery system designed to be reliable, easy to use and precise. The SUPERA VERITAS system was formally launched in the first quarter of 2010 at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) 2010...

2010-04-22 07:30:00

NATICK, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the launch of its new Kinetix(TM) Guidewire for use in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedures. Guidewires are small flexible wires physicians use to deliver interventional devices such as drug-eluting stents. The Kinetix Guidewire features a unique micro-cut nitinol sleeve designed for significantly improved torque control compared to conventional spring coil...

2009-11-26 09:45:31

$1 million Challenge Grant from NIH will help team further its research A fortuitous discovery that grew out of a collaboration between UCLA engineers and physicians could potentially offer hope to the nearly 10 million Americans who suffer from peripheral arterial disease. Also known as hardening of the arteries, peripheral arterial disease, or PAD, is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the limbs. The condition is considered a red flag for vascular...