Medical Device Catheter Innovations

Upcoming Trends in Catheter-Based Surgeries

Catheter-based surgeries have revolutionized minimally invasive procedures, offering patients less traumatic alternatives to traditional open surgeries. As medical technology continues to advance, several exciting trends are emerging in the field of catheter-based interventions. This article explores three key areas of innovation that are shaping the future of minimally invasive cardiac procedures. Pulsed Field Ablation: A […]

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A robotic arm assisting a surgeon during a minimally invasive procedure, exemplifying the synergy between human expertise and AI technology in delivering precision healthcare interventions.

Cutting-Edge Innovations in Catheter-Based Surgical Devices

Catheter-based surgical devices have revolutionized minimally invasive procedures, allowing surgeons to perform complex operations with smaller incisions, reduced recovery times, and improved patient outcomes. As technology advances, exciting new innovations are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with catheter-based approaches. Let’s explore some of the cutting-edge developments in this rapidly evolving field. Shape-Shifting Robotic Catheters

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Stent graft balloon catheter was inflated after stent graft deployed at descending aorta during Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR).

Successful Implementation of Marker Bands in Cardiac Procedures

In the rapidly evolving field of cardiology, the integration of innovative technologies plays a crucial role in improving patient outcomes. Among these advancements, marker bands have emerged as a vital component in cardiac procedures, enhancing precision and safety. This article explores the successful implementation of marker bands, their benefits, and the transformative impact they have

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NdFeB Breakthrough Article

Revolutionizing Healthcare Applications with Innovative Solutions for NdFeB Magnets

ProPlate® is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking advancement in manufacturing Neodymium Iron Boron (NdFeB) magnets. Our latest processing techniques for applying gold electroplating to NdFeB magnets, providing a biocompatible and hermetically sealed outer layer, enable a variety of medical device applications. Since their development in the 1980s by General Motors and Hitachi, NdFeB magnets have

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Bare, Pt, Au, Marker Bands

Revolutionizing EP Catheters

The Cost-Efficiency and Performance Advantages of Electroplated Au and Pt on Stainless Steel Electrodes In the realm of medical devices, particularly in the field of electrophysiology (EP) catheters, the choice of electrodes plays a pivotal role in both performance and cost considerations. This article explores the traditional use of gold (Au) and platinum/iridium (Pt/Ir) electrodes

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Vizi-Band®- A Radiopaque Marker Band Alternative

Vizi-Band® Innovation Radiopacity is an essential property for most stents. Visibility of the stent, using angiographic or radiographic imaging, is critical for accurate stent placement and stent expansion. Stent visibility is also crucial for follow-ups and retreatment. Vizi-Band® is a innovative solution to improve radiopacity in medical devices and be a cost saving alternative to

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Gold & Platinum Ring-Electrodes Electroplating

Gold & Platinum Ring-Electrodes Electroplating Catheter Electrodes There are several different broad categories of electrodes used in catheter assemblies; ring electrodes, electrode pads, probes, cores and wires. Traditionally catheter manufacturers and OEM’s implement platinum-iridium (Pt/Ir) or stainless-steel electrode components, through laser micro-machining, crimping, coiling or swaging onto industry standard nitinol, tungsten, MP35N, or stainless-steel base

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New Medical Technology Selectively Coats Metal on Polymers

New Medical Technology Selectively Coats Metal on Polymers Meta-Poly™ – Coating Metal Onto Polymer Substrates     Reduce Material Costs Eliminate Need of Toxic Chemical Etching Biocompatible Strong Adhesion Selectively Applied for Customization Radiopaque Markers Current Conducting Paths Maintain Performance & Quality Standards Medical – Coating Precious Metal onto Plastic Coating metal on polymers was

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Electroplating Innovation Used to Enhance Braided Catheters

Electroplating Innovation Used to Enhance Braided Catheters Posted in MPO Magazine – Online Exclusives – By Ross Peterson, Marketing Project Manager, ProPlate | February 19, 2016​http://www.mpo-mag.com/contents/view_online-exclusives/2016-02-19/electroplating-innovation-used-to-enhance-braided-catheters/   Process increases the device’s pushability and torque-to-failure, while also offering kink resistance.​     Electroplating is an additive manufacturing process that can be employed to manufacture medical devices used

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Torq-Lok™ Nominated Top 10 Finalist

ProPlate® & Torq-Lok™ Nominated as Top 10 Finalist for MD&M West 2016 Most Innovative Exhibitor “From a low-level light therapy for the eyes to automatic prototyping quotes to a heat shrink to simplify catheter manufacturing, there are a wide array of innovations among the 10 MD&M West exhibitors who are semifinalists for the MD&M West Innovation Prize.” ProPlate’s

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Top 10 Finalists Chosen for Supplier Innovation Challenge

Professional Plating, Inc Makes Top 10 Finalists Chosen for Supplier Innovation Challenge   Medtech suppliers are the unsung heroes of the medtech industry. To celebrate the innovation that suppliers do on a routine basis, UBM Canon launched the Supplier Innovation Challenge for all exhibitors of MD&M West that is kicking off this week in Anaheim.  ProPlate® made it as

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