Medical Equipment

Visualization System is used to examine bile duct.

SpyGlass(TM) Direct Visualization System for duodenoscope assisted cholangiopancreatoscopy enables direct visualization of all bile-duct quadrants. It provides 4-way steerability and irrigation channels as well as 1.2 mm working channel through which diagnostic and therapeutic devices can be used. Miniature 6,000-pixel fiber-optic probe that attaches to camera head is inserted through single-use...

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Call Cords and Systems

AccuNurse® Voice-Assisted Care Now Integrates with Nurse Call Systems and Offers Trackable Room Paging

Functionality Improves Productivity for Direct Care Team and Provides Residents with Feeling of Home Comfort PITTSBURGH, May 21 -- Vocollect Healthcare Systems, Inc. announces that AccuNurse voice-assisted care can now be integrated with electronic nurse call systems, eliminating the need for caregivers to wear separate pagers or other devices. Caregivers and nurses can also initiate resident...

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Closures

Angiotech Receives European Approval for Quill® SRS Wound Closure Product

New Class of Wound Closure Product Expected to Launch in Europe Mid-Year VANCOUVER, May 17 -- Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANPI)(NASDAQ:TSX:)(NASDAQ:ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company today announced that is has received European approval for CE mark of its Quill® Self-Retaining System (SRS). Launched early in the year in the United States,...

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Positioners

Micro-Positioning Stages feature 0.01 mm repeatability.

Ready-to-run linear positioning stages are available with 6 mm lead anti-backlash lead screws or 4 mm lead heavy duty ball screws. Lead Screw versions are available in 10, 30, and 40 mm travel lengths and feature 0.03 mm repeatability; 0.03 mm/full step resolution; 100 mm/sec max speed; and 4.9 N max load. Ball Screw versions come in 40, 60, 120, and 200 mm travel lengths and feature 0.01 mm...

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Life Saving Devices

The Personal Retriever Authorized By U.S. Coast Guard

At the recent 2007 TSAC Meeting, the U.S. Coast Guard officially announced that LIFE-SAFER INC'S Personal Retriever can be used in place of 20 and 24-inch ring buoys in an effort to overcome the loss of life due to falls overboard in the towing industry. In 2006 The Retriever played a major role in the rescue of a pilot and deckhand who had fallen overboard. Both individuals were rescued with one...

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Surgical Equipment

Synovis Life Technologies Receives U.S. Patent for Flow Coupler

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 10 // -- Synovis Life Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:SYNO), a diversified medical device manufacturer, announced today it has received a U.S. patent for its Flow Coupler, the next generation of the company's Microvascular Anastomotic Coupler System. The Coupler is a mechanical device which connects small blood vessels more quickly and with equal or greater reliability than hand...

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Extech Instruments' Humidity Alert Meter Receives the National Health & Wellness Club Member Tested and Recommended Seal of Approval
Thermometers

Extech Instruments' Humidity Alert Meter Receives the National Health & Wellness Club Member Tested and Recommended Seal of Approval

Extech Instruments, a major supplier of test and measurement equipment for the industrial marketplace, announces that its 445814 Humidity Alert Meter has been awarded the National Health & Wellness Club Member Tested and Recommended Seal of Approval. Members evaluated the moisture measurement tool, giving it very high marks in categories such as performance, quality, appearance and competitive...

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Graphics Accelerators

Graphics Processors are designed for notebook PCs.

Offered as GeForce 8600M and 8400M, GeForce 8 Series graphics processing units are Windows Vista compatible, feature unified architecture, and support DirectX 10. Integral video processing engine, PureVideo(TM) HD, enables playback of HD DVD, Blu-ray, and HD movie downloads. It performs 100% of H.264 HD video decoding, freeing CPU for other tasks while minimizing power consumption, heat, and...

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Stents

Angiotech's Corporate Partner, Boston Scientific, Announces Japanese Launch of TAXUS® Express2(TM) Coronary Stent System

Reimbursement granted by National Health Insurance System VANCOUVER, May 8 // -- Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANPI)(NASDAQ:TSX:)(NASDAQ:ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, along with its corporate partner Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the launch of its TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent system in Japan....

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Stents

New Device Granted Humanitarian Exemption to Treat Intracranial Aneurysms

CORDIS ENTERPRISE(TM) Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System Receives HDE Approval from U.S. Food and Drug Administration MIAMI LAKES, Fla., May 9 -- Cordis Neurovascular, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) approval for the CORDIS ENTERPRISE(TM) Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System for use with...

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