Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Device / Technology News Stories - August 2004

Date Title Comments Rating
2004-08-31 Ageing population and technological progress combine to drive European orthopaedic braces and supports market 0 None
2004-08-26 Artificial heart can keep patients awaiting heart transplant alive 0 None
2004-08-20 New type of artificial hip - ceramic-on-metal 0 None
2004-08-18 Corkscrew-like device that removes blood clots from the brains of stroke sufferers 0 None
2004-08-18 Successful resuscitation rates doubled after upgrade to automated external defibrillators 0 None
2004-08-18 Catheter delivered devices may be just as effective as drug therapy in treating strokes of unidentified origin 0 None
2004-08-17 Wearable computer which can remotely monitor the performance of athletes 0 None
2004-08-17 Wireless breakthrough for home health monitoring and remote disease management 0 None
2004-08-17 Heart pump improves quality of life in congestive heart failure patients 0 None
2004-08-16 FDA clears device to remove blood clots from the brain in patients experiencing an ischemic stroke 0 None
2004-08-15 Drug-eluting stents (DES), increasingly used in coronary angioplasty, have benefits over bare-metal stents 0 None
2004-08-15 New imaging technique may help cystic fibrosis sufferers 0 None
2004-08-11 FDA asks Utah Medical Products to stop manufacturing and distributing medical devices 0 None
2004-08-10 New knee-scanning procedures will provide more accurate diagnosis methods for doctors 0 None
2004-08-09 Testing to ensure that personal radiation detection equipment meets new standards for identifying potential threats 0 None
2004-08-09 New pill-size camera travels beyond other scope procedures to reveal gastrointestinal disorders in small intestines that often go unseen 2 4
2004-08-09 New medical imaging technique 0 None
2004-08-09 MRI may be better than polygraph for revealing lies 0 None
2004-08-06 Ultra-fast computed tomography (CT) scanner to look inside the heart and its arteries for calcium build-up 0 None
2004-08-05 Surgeons implant a new investigational neurostimulator in a patient with medically refractory epilepsy 0 None
2004-08-05 ATS receives US $10.7 million in orders from one of the world's largest medical device companies 0 None
2004-08-05 Blood vessel plug - amplatzer ductal occluder, performs well in trial 0 None
2004-08-05 Spitfire fighter device helps monitor aortic aneurysm 0 None
2004-08-03 Home test kit for common sexually transmitted diseases 0 None
2004-08-02 State-of-the-art laparoscopic robotic technology sends most prostate patients home the day after surgery 0 None
2004-08-02 Continuous glucose sensor technology has the potential to revolutionize diabetes management 0 None
2004-08-02 Miniature spectroscopic instruments and software to look at changes that occur within the cells and tissue of the brain 0 None


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