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Expert whitepapers and Webcasts offer updates on catheter technologies for TAVR procedures, EU Medical Device Regulations, biomaterials, electroplating, and more.

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We've put together a list of the latest how-to medtech whitepapers and Webcasts available from Qmed. You’ll find expertise on catheter technologies for TAVR procedures, EU Medical Device Regulations, biomaterials, electroplating, and more.

We also share news on upcoming educational offerings at upcoming MD&M and BIOMEDevice events.

If you’re looking for education on a topic you don’t see, please feel free to let us know at [email protected]. We welcome suggestions from our medtech community.

Whitepapers

Repairing the Heart Without Opening the Body 
What are some of the latest technologies supporting Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement? In this whitepaper, Richard Gribbons, global business unit manager for structural heart & EP, and Maura Leahy, marketing manager, both at Creganna Medical, explore recent advancements in heart surgery. Creganna Medical is part of the TE family; according to the paper, TE works with medical device OEMs to design delivery and access devices that have a lower profile to improve access and reduce risk of vascular complications; allow for easier navigation through the body; and are stronger and more flexible to improve the overall outcome of the TAVR procedure. The company offers a variety of catheter technologies, metal shafts, wire and coil, braided shafts, coiled shafts, extruded shafts, and medical balloon molding.

Catheter Transfer Case Study
Read a case study on how Integra Biotechnical LLC took over the manufacturing of a legacy product line from a medical device manufacturer. The program has involved more than 300 SKUs, including small, custom production runs. Integra Biotechnical LLC is a division of Providien LLC.

7 Solutions for Metal Surface Problems
Electropolishing is known for its deburring and corrosion resistance benefits and much much more. This whitepaper from Able Electropolishing provides several examples in seven key areas of concern for metal produt manufacturers. The company offers a proprietary reverse plating technique for addressing a wide variety of metal surface problems. 

The Long-Term Advantages of Linear Motor Free Piston System Pumps and Aerator
Pneumatic circuits are among the most important in the medical device industry, according to Nitto Kohki USA, as air compressors and pumps can provide control and reliability in human interface applications. This whitepaper shares design considerations for linera piston pumps and explores use case scenarios. 

Webcasts

Medical Device Testing Regulatory Updates, Trends and Changes including: FDA, ISO and MDR
In this three-part series, experts from Nelson Labs will share the latest updates on expectations from FDA, ISO, and MDR. These experts sit on the domestic and international committees that set industry standards, and they will be available to answer your questions.

Materials for Implantable Devices
This on-demand webcast from Lubrizol LifeSciences explores the unique material selection challenges faced by manufacturers of implantable medical devices and offers some insights on selecting the right thermoplastic polyurethane. 

Integrator's Guide to SpO2 Solutions
Pulse oximetry offers value across healthcare markets. This presentation from Nonin Medical will help product development engineers and project managers understand the requirements and challenges of integrating pulse oximetry technology.

Phthalates: The True Story
Are you aware of the medical device regulations impacting the use of phthalate plasticizers in PVC? What about  MDR transition timelines? In this on-demand webcast, Paul McShane, global technology director for Colorite, a Tekni-Plex business, shares what medical device professionals need to know about flexible PVC compound regulations.  

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Daphne Allen

Daphne Allen is editor-in-chief of MD+DI. She previously served as executive editor of Pharmaceutical & Medical Packaging News, which serves as the pharmaceutical and medical device channel of Packaging Digest. Daphne has covered medical device manufacturing, packaging, labeling, and regulatory issues as well as pharmaceutical packaging and labeling for more than 20 years. She is also a member of the Institute of Packaging Professionals's Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee. Follow her on Twitter at @daphneallen.

 

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