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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...

2009-05-20 16:01:00

NATICK, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the start of patient enrollment in the ORION clinical trial, which is designed to evaluate the Company's EPIC(TM) Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disease, a form of peripheral artery disease that impacts a patient's lower extremities. The first U.S. patient was enrolled on May 14 by Nicolas W. Shammas, M.D., at Trinity Terrace Park Hospital in...

2009-03-30 14:25:00

SAN ANTONIO, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a rapidly growing medical device company focused on the clinical development of orthopaedic memory metal implants, announced today that it has appointed Keith M. Peeples as its Vice President, Sales and Marketing. BME specializes in nitinol implants that contract and compress bone after implantation, bringing bone ends together to promote bone union. The Orthopaedic Staple System (OSS)(TM) of proprietary staples and...

2009-03-18 08:00:00

Novel Stent Platform Designed for Radial Strength, Flexibility HOUSTON, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- IDEV Technologies Incorporated, (IDEV) an emerging leader in the development and marketing of minimally invasive technologies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational device exemption (IDE) for a multi-center clinical trial of its SUPERA stent, a novel stent platform designed for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the...

2009-03-02 15:59:00

FREMONT, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Nitinol Devices & Components, Inc. (NDC) announced today that they recently acquired a novel medical device anchoring technology from Phase One Medical, LLC, brokered by Hatch Medical, LLC. This anchoring technology integrates the superelastic material properties of nitinol with proprietary anchoring design elements to provide secure fixation and removability for minimally invasive medical devices. The technology is anticipated to provide a...

2009-01-07 16:02:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a cutting edge medical device company focused on the development of orthopaedic memory metal implants, announced today that it has appointed Kenneth I. Moch as its President and Chief Executive Officer. W. Casey Fox, PhD, P.E., BME's Founder, will become Chief Technology Officer and continue to focus his efforts on building BME's innovative product offerings. BME specializes in nitinol implants that contract and...

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2008-12-30 11:32:22

An engineering team at the University of Nevada, Reno has developed the prototype for a bridge that is more resilient to damage caused by earthquakes. The 100-foot-long bridge consists of an alloy made of nickel and titanium, which helps give it more elasticity. The mock bridge is a quarter-scale replica of what it would look like in real-life. "The nickel-titanium rods replace steel bars in critical segments of bridge columns," said engineering professor M. Saiid Saiidi. "These are the...

2008-07-10 09:01:29

St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ) today announced European CE Mark approval and European launch of its line of HydroSteer(TM) Hydrophilic-Coated Nitinol Guidewires. The HydroSteer line of guidewires features a lubricious hydrophilic coating which becomes slippery when wet, thereby reducing friction and enabling physicians to more easily maneuver the wires through the patient's vessels. The HydroSteer line includes a wide variety of sizes, lengths and configurations. The HydroSteer...


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