European Medical Device Technology, January/February 2012, Volume 3, No. 1


January 1st, 2012


This Issue's Articles
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As the line between rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing blurs, new medical applications are coming into sharper focus. By Camilla Andersson
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By combining the safety and rigour of human factors engineering with the broader scope of user experience design, medical device manufacturers can develop products that improve patient compliance.
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Rochester Medical Implants, a manufacturer specialising in implants and instruments, has seen improved growth rates since restructuring its company and investing in tooling machines.
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Filing a patent in Brazil, Russia, India or China may not be simple, but it is a vital step in protecting your intellectual property.
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US FDA recently issued important draft guidance that describes new approval policies for early feasibility medical device clinical studies of significant risk devices. This article discusses the draft guidance and pilot programme that US FDA has initiated for testing the new policies.
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The mechanical properties of a newly developed high-heat polycarbonate copolymer resin were evaluated after multiple autoclave cycles at both 120° and 134°C. Compared with conventional and other high-heat PC materials, the new resins demonstrated better impact property retention at lower heat levels and improved melt processability.
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Often dismissed as a marketing tool, social media can play a profound role in patient-centered product development. But you have to know where—and how—to look.
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The Five Minute Interview series offers personal perspectives on the diverse and dynamic medical technology sector. Here, we talk to Boaz Eitan, PhD, CEO and Chairman of infusion pump maker Q Core.
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