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Compound Provides Real Advantage to High Dexterity Surgical Instruments
PyMPSA's design & development department worked with PiSA on developing a new catheter for epidural anesthesia. The specs called for a biocompatible nylon material that was radiopaque.
Attaching to a standard trauma shears, it allows medical personnel to slice through clothing and equipment to access wounds, nearly instantly, just snip and "rip."
Wright Medical Technology made plans to offer a disposable, pre-sterilized set of surgical tools for procedures. Problem was, one of the key instruments, a retrograde drill guide had never been made in a disposable plastic form before.
Technological and material advances have facilitated developments in prosthetics that have made artificial limbs stronger and easier to use, but no functional mechanical fingers had yet been developed.
Engineers at Leica were searching for an external housing material that would meet their protective anti-static while being fully colorable and pass long-term UV stability testing.
For drug delivery devices, ensuring patients receive consistent dosages is essential to successful treatment. When delivered by aerosol inhalation inconsistent dosages can be problematic.
When providing nutrition to critical care patients it's imperative that feed set tubes be clearly marked to differentiate them from I.V. lines.
Novare Surgical has integrated its RealHand HD technology into a series of endo-laparoscopic instruments.
Performance Plastics took on the challenge to convert the head restraint assembly from titanium to plastic.
Siemens Medical Solutions worked with Grimm when developing custom housing for its Symbia Medical Imaging System.
This innovative product breaks down the barriers to CSII therapy by continuously delivering insulin without the tubing that "tethers" a traditional insulin pump device to a user.
Visual appeal is essential to DentalEZ and their customers. Every component is meticulously fashioned in precise custom color palettes that are often designed in original hues.
DHD Healthcare helps clear the air for patients suffering respiratory difficulties with their new acapella® choice vibratory positive expiratory pressure (PEP) system.
Linvatec Corporation is a leading manufacturer of arthroscopy and other surgical equipment. Their innovative line of Hall® Surgical equipment makes use of cordless battery power in such devices as sternum saws and bone drills.