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Detecting infection with a microchip

4/19/2014

Invention by Pitt chemists could improve postoperative care for patients with knee replacements, other surgical implants.

Device designed to replace failing aortic heart valves

4/17/2014

CoreValve system enables physicians to treat patients with aortic stenosis who are unable to undergo surgery.

Cardio-defib system allows for full-body MRI scans

4/15/2014

Evera MRI ICD system is first to combine proven treatment performance, increased longevity, improved comfort with full-body MRI access.

510(k) clearance for the Avance MIS pedicle screw system

4/14/2014

The Avance medical device system will be in limited market release in the Q2 & Q3 of 2014, and is planned for full launch in the Q4 of 2014.

FDA clearance for Ortho Development’s Ovation Tribute hip stem

4/12/2014

Femoral hip prosthesis is intended for cementless use in total hip replacement and hemiarthroplasty procedures.

Modular stand-alone cervical medical device

4/11/2014

Zimmer’s Optio-C system offers a no profile solution and delivers the strength, stability, and fusion potential of a traditional ACDF.

Moving their legs

4/10/2014

Epidural electrical stimulation of the spinal cord has four men paralyzed in their lower extremities moving their legs.

Pacemaker with event-triggered IEGM transmissions

4/9/2014

BIOTRONIK pacemaker series offers daily automatic data transmission without relying on patient interaction

FDA OK for spinal cord stimulation system

4/8/2014

Protégé upgradeable neurostimulator is the world's smallest, longest-lasting rechargeable device to treat chronic pain.

US demand for total joint replacement remains steady

4/5/2014

Procedures that restore mobility and enhance quality of life continue growth; new study supports existing projections

510(k) clearance for implantable collagen scaffold

4/4/2014

New technologies to treat rotator cuff disease is designed for use during arthroscopic and mini-open procedures.

Medical design and manufacturing first

4/1/2014

3D printed skull successfully implanted in woman; another day, another advance in 3D printing technology.

Commercial launch of Kiva VCF

3/28/2014

KAST pivotal trial results plus other published comparative studies show Kiva meets or exceeds balloon kyphoplasty performance.

Small wireless pacemaker is safe, effective in early testing

3/27/2014

A new small, wireless self-contained pacemaker appears safe and feasible for use in patients, according to a small study in the AHA journal Circulation.

NOBLE S.T.E.A.L.T.H. - ultra-fast, HAZ-free laser machining technology

3/26/2014

Exclusive athermal laser machining process enables the manufacturing of next generation implants.

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