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Scalp Cooling Masterclass for Clinical Staff in LondonFebruary 11, 2017

8% of patients refuse chemotherapy because they don’t want to lose their hair, despite evidence that scalp cooling offers a potential alternative.

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First Time Showcase for UK Healthcare Hub at Arab Health 2017January 20, 2017

UK’s Edgbaston Medical Quarter healthcare and life sciences centre is becoming “go to” centre for clinical trials

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World First for Endoscopy as Pentax Combines Digital and Optical Enhancement ComboMay 24, 2016

Pentax Medical Launches OPTIVISTA-EPK-i7010 Video Processor which it says delivers more accurate endoscopic in vivo diagnosis

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Consulting Firm Shines Spotlight on Post Market SurveillanceMarch 15, 2016

Maetrics reveals how to navigate post market surveillance requirements in free whitepaper

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DePuy Synthes and AO Sign Five Year Cooperation Agreement
June 18, 2015

55 years and counting: the old Synthes/AO collaboration is cemented for the future

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Ethicon Reminds us of its Commitment to Thoracic SurgeryApril 28, 2015

Ethicon’s recognizes its about more than just the product as it launches thoracic “procedural focus” to ensure users of its products do the job right

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Covidien Sponsors American LUNG FORCE Initiative in Cancer Awareness DriveOctober 24, 2014

Covidien supports publicity initiative to drive earlier diagnosis of lung cancer, opening up treatment options and improved patient outcomes

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Broadcast Showing Same Day Knee Surgery Next WeekOctober 14, 2014

BroadcastMed, Inc. is preparing to present the first ever LIVE surgical webcast on Same Day Surgery featuring VISIONAIRE™ Cutting Guides and the JOURNEY II Total Knee System.

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Specialists Advocate Using SynCardia Total Artificial Heart in a Variety of ConditionsMarch 26, 2014

SynCardia Systems, Inc., supplier of the Total Artificial Heart, has issued a press release to tell us what other people are saying about the system, most specifically how and when to use it.

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Light with Integrated Camera Sets Brandon Medical’s Symposia® Telemedicine System ApartMarch 25, 2014

UK-based Brandon Medical is touting its Symposia® Telemedicine System, an audio-visual communications platform connecting medical professionals to a range of AV resources which can be accessed immediately from any location.

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Newly Cleared eZono 4000 tablet Ultrasound System Takes Guesswork out of Ultrasound-Guided TechniquesMarch 18, 2014

German ultrasound expert, eZono AG has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its eZono 4000 dedicated procedural guidance system with eZGuide technology, providing “any plane” freehand navigation.

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Thoratec Says Switches from Older HeartMate EPC System Controller to Pocket Controller Highest Risk

Thoratec has issued updated information regarding the problems highlighted in its device correction letter of two weeks ago. It’s reinforcing the guidance that patients should visit their doctor for retraining on how to use the Heartmate II device in the light of new evidence that the process of changing from older controllers presents the highest risk of problems.

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Simulators to Assess Ability: Airlines use them, so why not Surgery?January 27, 2014

In what is claimed to be the largest in the world on surgical simulation for robotic surgery, an Italian team has concluded that aptitude on virtual reality tests can provide a measure of innate ability or as they term it, manipulative and psychomotor skills.

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How do you Solve a Problem like the Luer?December 18, 2013

Novation is among a group of mixed expertise which is developing new standards to prevent tubing misconnections. It seems the benefit of the Luer connector’s universality is countered by the risks of attaching the wrong thing.

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Future Looking Bright for Invuity® as Eigr™Illumination Technology Showcases at Anterior Hip Course and Novation ExpoOctober 4, 2013

It seems San Francisco’s Invuity, Inc., has hit on a rich vein of unmet need as its clever illuminated retractor systems featured heavily in the last two weeks at both an anterior hip arthroplasty course and an innovation technology showcase hosted by one of the big healthcare supply chain companies.

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AtriCure Trumpets Atrial Fibrillation Clinical and Educational InitiativesSeptember 19, 2013

September 2013 is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness month and heart device company AtriCure, Inc. has taken the opportunity to announce a significant multi-year strategic investment in clinical trial and educational initiatives aimed at reducing the global Atrial Fibrillation epidemic.

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