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What You Missed With the New Year Tax Reform

posted in medical device, tax reform, tax by Kapstone Medical

Did Republicans forget the medical device tax?

When all the dust had settled following the passing of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act, the $1.5 trillion Republican tax overhaul, the medical device..

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17 Jan, 18

How Useful Are Pre-sub Meetings With the FDA?

posted in FDA by Kapstone Medical

Making the most of your Q-submissions

How important is the FDA Pre-sub meeting? If saving time and money is important, then taking advantage of the FDA Pre-submission meeting program is key.

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03 Jan, 18

FDA’s Advice for Medical Device Interoperability

posted in medical device by Kapstone Medical

The FDA issued its final guidance for medical device interoperability on Sept. 6, 2017. The guidance offers insight into what the agency is looking for in terms of safety and effectiveness for..

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29 Dec, 17

What You Missed Last Month November Edition (3D Printing)

posted in 3D Printing, FDA, medtech by Kapstone Medical

November proved to be a busy month in the MedTech Industry. From a custom 3D printed shoulder implant helping a patient overcome the wounds of a shooting tragedy to the world’s first jaw..

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29 Dec, 17

Developing Microspheres for 3D Printing Living Tissue

posted in 3D Printing by Kapstone Medical

The dream of using 3D printing technology to regenerate damaged or diseased tissues faces a number of technological and biological challenges, not the least of which is providing the new tissues..

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20 Dec, 17

Medical 3D Printing is Pushing Metrology Labs to Keep Pace

posted in 3D Printing by Kapstone Medical

It is probably safe to say that the advancements in additive manufacturing of medical devices have come at a pace that has outstripped the visions of even the most ardent supporters. 3D printed..

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18 Dec, 17

Shape-shifting the Future of Medical Implants

posted in 3D Printing, Medical implants by Kapstone Medical

Using 3D printing and sequential folding technology, researchers are proposing to revolutionize the way medical implants are produced and implanted.

The technique called, “shape-shifting” is being..

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14 Dec, 17

What You Missed Last Month October Edition (3D Printing)

posted in 3D Printing, FDA, medtech by Kapstone Medical

Another busy month has passed in the MedTech Industry; especially with 3D printing. From using custom 3D printed valve models for heart surgery to the FDA presenting its case for regulating 3D..
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24 Nov, 17

World’s First Use of 3D Printing May Revolutionize Reconstructive Surgery

posted in 3D Printing, Reconstructive Surgery by Kapstone Medical

A Welch surgical team has performed the first jaw reconstruction surgery using 3D printed titanium specifically designed for the patient, resulting in much more natural result.

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24 Nov, 17

FDA Recommendations For Medical Device Cybersecurity

posted in cybersecurity, medical device by Kapstone Medical

The topic of cybersecurity for medical devices became a hotter issue this past year amid several high-profile hospital cybersecurity breaches, and the FDA is paying close attention.

In a blog post..

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22 Nov, 17

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