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NitiBrite™ - Break-through in Nitinol Wire Product for Medical Devices

NitiBrite™ is a break-through Nitinol wire product which features an exclusive one-step oxide removal process that completely eliminates the toxic Hf acid solutions which cause embrittlement. The resulting NitiBrite™ Nitinol Wire has a smoother, shinier surface unattainable throug...

BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the Barbed OSStaple(TM) (BOSS) Nitinol Implant

SAN ANTONIO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.), a privately held medical device company and leader in orthopaedic shape memory implant technology, today announced the launch of the Barbed OSStaple(TM) (BOSS), a nitinol implant designed for internal fixation of bone. ...

BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.) Announces U.S. Launch of the OSSAnchor(TM) Grip Nitinol Soft Tissue Anchor

SAN ANTONIO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BME (BioMedical Enterprises, Inc.), a privately held medical device company and leader in orthopaedic shape memory implant technology, today announced the launch of the OSSAnchor(TM) Grip, a nitinol implant designed to approximate soft tissue to bone. The ...

Prescient Medical Receives Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation of the Year Award

...debris into the blood stream and potentially causing a clot that disrupts blood flow to the heart. The vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield is a self-expanding nitinol device designed to treat soft, recently ruptured and at-risk lesions in coronary arteries. Clinical evaluation of the Shield, which has not yet receiv...

Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Event Brings Clinicians, Engineers, Designers Together

...des data on in vitro assessment of cytotoxicity of nitinol and nitinol alloys, the relative roles of osteolysis and hyper...iscussed. Potential applications of bulk-sized nitinol components will benefit from the study of shape me...

Telesso Technologies wins Popular Science Invention Award for its novel peripheral IV catheter

...de the vein to a length of 2-3 inches. Telesso's uniquely-designed guide wire-assisted peripheral IV catheter device uses a first-in-class retractable nitinol guide wire system that is believed to enable easier IV access, reduce common safety risks, significantly lessen patient pain and discomfort, and provi...

Telesso initiates post-market head-to-head peripheral IV catheter study

...de the vein to a length of 2-3 inches. Telesso's uniquely-designed guide wire-assisted peripheral IV catheter device uses a first-in-class retractable nitinol guide wire system that is believed to enable easier IV access, reduce common safety risks, significantly lessen patient pain and discomfort, and provi...

Abbott Initiates U.S. Study of Absolute Pro(TM) Peripheral Stent System for Iliac Artery Disease

... and are not available for sale. About the Absolute Pro Peripheral Stent System Abbott's Absolute Pro peripheral stent is a self-expanding nitinol stent with a flexible and conformable design that is intended to keep lesions open without introducing more metal than necessary to treat a narrowing....

Materials for Medical Devices Database Reaches Milestone

...Society of ASM that is dedicated to disseminating technical information and education related to shape memory and superelastic materials, particularly nitinol alloys. For more information about ASM, visit asminternational.org. Contact: Rego Giovanetti Communications Officer 440/338-5151, x5622 #...

ASM Announces Seminars on Materials and Processes for Medical Devices

...eeting Functional Requirements of Medical Devices; nitinol for Medical Devices; Polymer Considerations in Med...iological Testing Methods for Combination Devices; nitinol for Medical Devices; Drug Delivery Technology; Bio...pe memory and superelastic materials, particularly nitinol alloys. For more information about ASM, visit ww...
Nitinol in Medical Technology

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial for Next-Generation Nitinol Stent to Treat Iliac Artery Disease

NATICK, Mass., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced the start of patient enrollment in the ORION clinical trial, which is designed to evaluate the Company's EPIC(TM) Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System for the treatment of iliac artery disea...

Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data

...Scheinert D, Zeller T, Oliva V, Tielbeek A, Anderson J, Wiesinger B, Tepe G, Lansky A, Jaff MR, Mudde C, Tielemans H, Beregi JP. Drug-eluting and bare nitinol stents for the treatment of atherosclerotic lesions in the superficial femoral artery: long-term results from the SIROCCO trial. J Endovasc Ther. 2006...

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Clears Way for Multi-Center Clinical Trial of IDEV Technologies' SUPERA Peripheral Stent

...strate the safety and effectiveness of the SUPERA Interwoven Self-Expanding nitinol Stent in treating subjects with obstructive SFA disease. SUPERA has demonstrated superior properties in engineering tests compared to nitinol laser cut slotted tube stents resulting in greater than four times the radi...

Concentric Medical to Sponsor Randomized Trial

... in a very small percentage of stroke cases today," said Maria Sainz, CEO of Concentric Medical. The Merci Retriever is made with a flexible, shaped nitinol wire that allows delivery of the Retriever in linear form using standard catheterization techniques. A neurointerventionalist makes a small puncture i...

Boston Scientific Carotid Artery Stenting Trials Produce Positive Three-Year Results

...mpany to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of our products in treating carotid artery disease." The NexStent Carotid Stent is a closed cell, nitinol stent with a rolled sheet design that enables one stent size to adapt to multiple diameters in tapered or non-tapered vessel configurations. The Carot...

Edwards' Resilient Trial Demonstrates Statistically Superior Results for Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Leg

...eat PAD patients less invasively," said Stuart L. Foster, Edwards' corporate vice president, Critical Care and Vascular. The LifeStent self-expanding nitinol stent is a percutaneously-delivered flexible mesh tube that expands when deployed to prop open a diseased vessel and is specifically designed to withs...
Nitinol in Medical Products

PROTG® GPS™ Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent

Description: Since its introduction, the PROTG® GPS™ Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent - Biliary System has delivered on a commitment to provide accuracy, control, and confidence. PROTG GPS Stents take that commitment to a new level by adding tantalum markers at the end of the stent for improved visibility...
Company:ev3, Inc.

PRECISE® Nitinol Self-Expanding Stent

Description: Cordis' SAPPHIRE study revealed a low TLR (<1%) and stroke rate - demonstrating the Cordis system's excellent integrity and long-term durability. High Radial Strength: Easily withstands pressure of the carotid artery, increasing lumen diameter with chronic outward force. Accurate...
Company:Cordis Corporation

Paragon™ Nitinol Paired Helical Basket

Description: Nitinol Paired Helical Basket...
Company:Sacred Heart Medical

APEX™ Nitinol Flat Wire Basket

Description: Nitinol Flat Wire Basket...
Company:Sacred Heart Medical

Vantage™ Nitinol Tipless Stone Basket

Description: Nitinol Tipless Stone Basket...
Company:Sacred Heart Medical

HALO™ Nitinol Tipless Stone Basket

Description: 1.5 Fr Nitinol Tipless Stone Basket...
Company:Sacred Heart Medical

Escape Nitinol Stone Retrieval Device

Description: The Escape Basket offers a side-by-side approach, unique to the market, for using a nitinol basket and holmium laser fiber together-providing physician control and independent manipulation of both the basket and laser fiber....
Company:Boston Scientific Corporation

Ncircle® Nitinol Tipless Stone Extractors with Delta Wire®

Description: Used for stone manipulation and removal in the urinary tract. The nitinol memory wire allows the basket to retain its shape following extreme torsion. The unique tipless design aids in calyceal stone capture by allowing the basket to open at the base of the calyx and encircle the stone. The tipless...
Company:Cook Incorporated

Ncircle® Nitinol Tipless Stone Extractors - RHR Replacement Stone Extractors

Description: Used for stone manipulation and removal in the urinary tract. The nitinol memory wire allows the basket to retain its shape following extreme torsion. The unique tipless design aids in calyceal stone capture by allowing the basket to open at the base of the calyx and encircle the stone. The tipless...
Company:Cook Incorporated

Ncircle® Nitinol Tipless Stone Extractor - Helical Basket with Unidex Handle

Description: Used for stone manipulation and removal in the urinary tract. The nitinol memory wire allows the basket to retain its shape following extreme torsion. The unique tipless design aids in calyceal stone capture by allowing the basket to open at the base of the calyx and encircle the stone. The tipless...
Company:Cook Urological

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Nitinol in Biological Technology

Cappella Inc. Secures $17.3 Million Series C Investment

...system were developed by Cappella Medical Devices Ltd. The unique delivery technology overcomes a number of delivery problems associated with existing nitinol stents, including reduced profile and improved placement accuracy over traditional delivery systems. Cappella Medical Devices Ltd., Galway, Ireland is...

Pulse Systems Announces New $8.5 Million Credit Facility

...ng implantable devices such as endovascular stents. The company also supplies value-added finishing processes such as laser welding, electropolishing, nitinol shape-setting, microblasting, and Class 10,000 cleanroom assembly. Pulse Systems specializes in rapid turnaround of prototype parts, and can support f...

BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME) Announces the Appointment of Keith M. Peeples as Vice President, Sales and Marketing

...nt, Sales and Marketing. BME specializes in nitinol implants that contract and compress bone after imp... Medtronic / InStent, a provider of self-expanding nitinol stents for gastroenterology, urology, radiology an...es the unique properties of the shape memory alloy nitinol to provide controlled long-term compression that e...

Abbott Launches Next-Generation StarClose(R) SE Vascular Closure System

...e to mobility following these procedures." StarClose SE utilizes the same nitinol (nickel and titanium) clip technology as StarClose to close the femoral art...ery access site after a catheterization procedure. When deployed, the small nitinol clip grasps the tissue on top of the artery around the access site in a pur...

Angiotech announces commercial launch of Cook Medical's Zilver(R) PTX(TM) drug-eluting peripheral stent in New Zealand

...clinical trials in the U.S., Japan, and the EU to assess product safety and efficacy. About Zilver PTX Cook Medical's Zilver PTX, a self-expanding nitinol stent, uses a proprietary, polymer-free technology to coat the device with paclitaxel, an antiproliferative drug that has been used successfully to re...

AGA Medical Corporation Receives European CE Mark Approval for the AMPLATZER(R) Duct Occluder II

...fabric to assist in rapid occlusion. This expands the type of ducts that can be closed by our family of PDA devices." The ADO II is a self-expanding nitinol mesh device and is designed to be introduced in a minimally invasive fashion through a catheter. The device has two retention disks positioned on eith...

AGA Medical Corporation Receives FDA and CE Mark Approvals for the AMPLATZER Vascular Plug II

... to embolize, or close blood vessel and blood vessel malformations in the peripheral vasculature. The Amplatzer Vascular Plug II is a self- expandable nitinol mesh occlusion device and is designed to be introduced in a minimally invasive fashion through a catheter. The delivery cable that comes pre-attached ...

Memry Corporation Announces Preliminary Fiscal Fourth Quarter and 2007 Revenue

...y Corporation (Amex: MRY ), a leading provider of nitinol and polymer components to the medical device indus...ved in the fourth quarter. On a comparative basis, nitinol revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007 has ...quarter. "On a sequential quarter basis, both our nitinol and polymer sales have resumed growth, with both s...
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