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What Will the Next Generation of Drug Eluting Stents Look Like?

By Thomas Klein -
Drug Eluting Stents provide a lot of benefits but also have a number of shortcomings. Companies are currently working on next generation DES addressing these issues.
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How to Test Medical Devices in Accordance with the New IEC 62353:2014

By John Backes -
Industry expert John Backes of Rigel Medical looks at IEC 62353 and the 2014 additions - and how it compares against IEC 60601 for medical electrical equipment testing.
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UK Start Ups: Low-Cost System to Measure Body Movement

By Thomas Klein -
British start-up 270 Vision has developed a wearable device that measures how the patient’s body moves after implant surgery or to support physiotherapy.

Italian Start-Up Creates Portable Device to Treat Acute Brain Damage

By Alessandra Martelli -
More targeted on-site interventions after strokes could prevent secondary brain damage and save lives. The start-up Neuron Guard developed a device allowing to start the treatment directly at the site of the event.
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What are the FDA Usability Testing Requirements for Device Approval?

By Kenneth L. Block -
Kenneth Block examines the increasing presence of usability and human factors studies in successful 510(k) applications.

How Apple’s ResearchKit Could Support Device Makers in Conducting Clinical Trials

By Bruce Gain -
Apple says its ResearchKit software will enable researchers and healthcare professionals to gather information on a scale that the company says could potentially reach “hundreds of millions of users.”
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How Apple’s ResearchKit Could Support Device Makers in Conducting Clinical Trials

By Bruce Gain -
Apple says its ResearchKit software will enable researchers and healthcare professionals to gather information on a scale that the company says could potentially reach “hundreds of millions of users.”
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How Apple’s ResearchKit Could Support Device Makers in Conducting Clinical Trials

By Bruce Gain -
Apple says its ResearchKit software will enable researchers and healthcare professionals to gather information on a scale that the company says could potentially reach “hundreds of millions of users.”
(13)

How Apple’s ResearchKit Could Support Device Makers in Conducting Clinical Trials

By Bruce Gain -
Apple says its ResearchKit software will enable researchers and healthcare professionals to gather information on a scale that the company says could potentially reach “hundreds of millions of users.”
(13)

How Apple’s ResearchKit Could Support Device Makers in Conducting Clinical Trials

By Bruce Gain -
Apple says its ResearchKit software will enable researchers and healthcare professionals to gather information on a scale that the company says could potentially reach “hundreds of millions of users.”
(13)