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25
Nov
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Device Technologies confirms WAND cancellation of Silimed implants

The suspension of supply of Silimed silicone implants in New Zealand was to allow completion of the necessary re-certification activities ongoing in Europe. Throughout the suspension, we have worked closely with the Medsafe, Ministry of Health and SILIMED in preparation to resume supply.Unfortunatel ...
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Robot performs cancer operation in a NZ first
24
Nov
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Robot performs cancer operation in a NZ first

A team at the Southern Cross Hospital North Harbour in Auckland has carried out the country’s first robotic surgery using the da Vinci robot for trans-oral robotic surgery (TORS) to remove a throat tumour.Widely used overseas, it offers less invasive treatment and faster recovery... read full arti ...
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Emma Cleary Honoured as Emerging Leader
10
Oct
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Emma Cleary Honoured as Emerging Leader

Now in their 4th year, the Women’s Agenda Leadership Awards, celebrate emerging female leadership across a range of industry sectors. Hundreds of nominations are received for these awards – all sharing stories of excellence, persistence, and determination. The finalists are leaders who are ret ...
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US medical centre leading a technological revolution
23
Jun
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US medical centre leading a technological revolution

Holy Name Medical Centre is leading a technological revolution in the New Jersey-New York metropolitan area, becoming the first hospital to implement digital monitoring technology for continuous tracking of patients’ vital signs.The technology, called The ViSi Mobile, is a wrist worn device ab ...
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Safer keyhole surgery coming as latest digital monitors arrive in NZ
25
Jan
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Safer keyhole surgery coming as latest digital monitors arrive in NZ

Braemar Hospital has just installed monitors which allow surgeons to see images inside the body like never before.Laparoscopic or keyhole surgery has been around since the mid 1980s, allowing doctors to see structures inside the body magnified and projected onto operating room monitors.The latest in ...
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Hollywood technology now used for surgery in Hamilton hospital
22
Dec
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Hollywood technology now used for surgery in Hamilton hospital

Braemar Hospital's Tom Ingram and Margaret Dube show off the latest 4k technology used for keyhole surgery - the first of its kind in Australasia.Technology that makes Hollywood blockbuster movies is now being used for patients undergoing keyhole surgery.Hamilton's Braemar Hospital has become the fi ...
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20
Nov
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Device Technologies confirms voluntary suspension of supply of Silimed implants

Device Technologies, the Australian and New Zealand distributor of Silimed silicone implants, including breast implants, has voluntarily suspended the distribution of these products and has accordingly advised surgeons not to use these products until further notice.Following a routine inspection by ...
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MTAA Life Membership for Peter Ord
13
Nov
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MTAA Life Membership for Peter Ord

This week at the annual MTAA Annual conference dinner, Gavin Fox- Smith (Chair for MTAA and CEO Johnson and Johnson Medical) announced that Peter Ord (CEO of Device Technologies) was to be inducted as a Life Member of the MTAA.This is a very rare award to be given out, however our industry felt that ...
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New dimension of OCT Technology
2
Oct
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New dimension of OCT Technology

Device Technologies recently unveiled the arrival of TOPCON’s new Swept Source DRI OCT Triton.Heralded as the new dimension in optical coherence tomography, the Triton is the first commercially available posterior ‘Swept Source’ OCT unit with combined anterior scan capability which allows deep ...
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“KneEvolution” symposium Registration now open
7
May
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“KneEvolution” symposium Registration now open

In September 2015 Device Technologies is fortunate enough to team up with one of our long term well known Principle Company’s Arthrex to deliver a comprehensive interactive meeting known as “KneEvolution”. KneEvolution will cover all areas of knee reconstructive and sports medicine surgery inc ...
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