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Chapter 1 : Introduction to Medical Device

1.1 Medical Devices: Managing The Mismatch
1.2 “Catheters"...
1.3 Self-Expanding Plastic Stents Used In The Treatment Of

     Benign Esophageal Conditions
1.4 A Combination Product
1.5 Defining A Medical Device
1.6 Health Technology Assessment & Management

Chapter 2 : Materials : Medical Polymers, Biopolymers & Other Materials

2.1 Welding of Thin Polymeric Films For Medical Application
2.2 Using Medical Polymers Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
2.3 Advanced Medical Polymer for Treating Diabetic Patients
2.4 The “Medical Grade” Polymer Dilemma
2.5 Why “PEEK” Offers Success for the Manufacture of Medical

2.6 Polymers To Restore The Sound Of Music?
2.7 Conductive Plastic Which May Preserve Eyesight...!!
2.8 UHMWPE Fibers
2.9 Engineered Medical Coatings Advancing The Performance

     Of Medical Devices
2.10 Intelligent Materials To Revolutionise Surgical Implants
2.11 Medical Device Coatings
2.12 Why You Should Not Use PVC Tubing In The O2/Aircircuit

       If You Are Using Forane
2.13 Why Non-Woven Fabrics For Medical Textiles ?
2.14 The Best Tubing For Medical Device Applications?
2.15 Use Of Biopolymer Materials For Medical Devices?

Chapter 3 : Applications

3.1 PU Dressings Help Wounds To Heal
3.2 The Economics Of Prefilled Syringes
3.3 Coronary Drug-Eluting Stents
3.4 Intravenous Infusion Sets ( IV Set ) In Anaesthesia

3.5 Transvaginal Mesh Complications
3.6 Why Single-Use Medical Plastics Have Become Heroes of

     the Fight Against COVID-19?
3.7 Impact Of COVID-19 on “Medical Swabs” : Applications and


Chapter 4 : Manufacturing : Technologies & Trends

4.1 Why Clean Room is Important for Medical Plastics

4.2 Best Practice to ensure Good Supplier Management
4.3 Welding Of Thin Polymeric Films For Medical Applications
4.4 When To Consider Outsourcing Medical Device

     Manufacturing To A Contract Manufacturer?
4.5 Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
4.6 Ultrasonic Welding For Assembling Of Medical Components
4.7 Filters In Intravenous Filter Sets
4.8 Hypotension And Bedside Leukocyte Reduction Filters

Chapter 5 : Packaging & Sterilization

5.1 Determining Breathable Area Of Sterilization Package?
5.2 Packaging Failures: The Largest Source Of Sterility Recalls
5.3 Sterilization Of Plastics
5.4 Using Steam For Sterilization
5.5 Packaging Combination Products (Medical Devices)
5.6 How Different Sterilisation Methods Were Developed?
5.7 The Importance Of Keeping Premixed IV Bags Covered In

     Their Plastic Overwraps
5.8 About Anti-Counterfeiting Packaging Technology for

     Medical Devices
5.9 Complying With Global Medical Device Packaging


Chapter 6 : Markets & Emerging Trends

6.1 Drug / Device Combination Products & ASEAN Markets
6.2 Implants as the Fastest rowing Application for Medical

6.3 What Global Medtech Manufacturers Need To Copy From

     India And China
6.4 India’s Success In Developing Its Own Health Related

6.5 The WHO Report On Medical Devices And Equipment
6.6 Humanitarian Use Medical Devices (Huds)
6.7 The Ageing Population In Europe
6.8 Needs for Medical Devices for Ageing Populations


Chapter 7 : Regulations & Quality Issues

7.1 Compensation to Patients for Faulty Medical Devices
7.2 Modernizing Biocompatibility and Biological Risk Evaluation

     of Medical Device Materials
7.3 Regulatory Science Priorities for Assuring Safety,

     Effectiveness, Performance and Quality of Medical Device

7.4 Effect of Medical Device Quality Performance on Business

7.5 Balancing Product Development Effectiveness with

     Regulatory Compliance
7.6 Challenges Of Using Combination Products
7.7 FDA Regulations Regarding Medical Devices


Chapter 8 : Innovation & Product Developments

8.1 High Impact Frugal Innovations In India
8.2 Medical Device Innovation
8.3 Replacement Cornea Makes Clear Difference
8.4 First Medical Device Derived From New Class Of

     Biopolymers: Absorbable Suture Product
8.5 Remote Monitors For Medical Devices
8.6 Silicon Sensors For Use In Catheters
8.7 Phatik Intraocular Lenses
8.8 Coatings For Blood-Contacting Devices
8.9 Temporary Artificial Heart
8.10 Knowledge Management
8.11 Why The Great Scientist APJ Abdul Kalam Developed

       Orthosis Callipers Weighing Just 300 Gms !
8.12 Why I.V. Administration Sets Require In-Line Filters?
8.13 Innovation Challenges For New Developments In Medical

       Device Sterilization

Chapter 9 : Adverse Events

9.1 Serious Health Consequences Due to Faulty Tracheostomy

     Tube Sets
9.2 Improper Design or Use of Blood Collection Devices

     Adversely Affest Accuracy of Lab Test Results
9.3 Failure of Endotracheal Tubes
9.4 Hospital Errors on Medical Tubing Killing Patients
9.5 Trends In Medical Device Adverse Events
9.6 How Easily Bacteria Clog The Medical Devices…!!
9.7 Risk Management For Medical Devices
9.8 Complications Associated With Urological Devices
9.9 Catheter Introducers – A Potentially Life Threatening

9.10 Human Factors Leading To Medical Device Adverse Events
9.11 Luer Taper Fitting As Connectors In The Medical Industry
9.12 Problems With Transvaginal Surgical Mesh
9.13 Heparin In Medical Devices Linked To 11 U.S. Deaths
9.14 Preventing Dangerous Hemodialysis Catheter

9.15 Particulate Matter In Blood Bags
9.16 Complications Related To The Use Of Bone Cement
9.17 Failure Of The Tracheostomy Tube
9.18 Potential Cross-Contamination Linked To Haemodialysis

9.19 Complications Related To The Use Of Vascular

       Haemostasis Devices
9.20 Occluded Endotracheal Tubes
9.21 Allergic Reactions To Medical Devices Containing Latex
9.22 IV Catheter-Associated Infections
9.23 That Long Needles ‘Cut Injection Pain’ For Babies
9.24 Old Dialysis Filters Are Responsible For Kidney Patient

9.25 Compensation To Patients For Faulty Medical Devices
9.26 Cardiac stents account for 47.95% of Serious Adverse


Chapter 10 : Healthcare Practices, Procedures & Techniques

10.1 Safe Injection And Safety Practices
10.2 Prevention Of Catheter-Related Infections
10.3 Dialysis Procedure
10.4 Five Steps To Safer Healthcare
10.5 Healthcare Supply Chain
10.6 The “Distribution Channel” For Hospitals
10.7 The Reuse Of Single-Use Devices

Chapter 11 : Environment, Waste Management & Safety Concerns

11.1 PVC : The Environmental Perspective For Health Products
11.2 Establishing A Healthcare Plastics Recycling Program
11.3 Healthcare Plastics Recycling
11.4 Shared Responsibility For Medical Device Safety And

11.5 Safeguarding Cardiac Guide Wires To Avoid Breakage
11.6 Infectious Hospital Waste
11.7 Safety Of Healthcare Professionals
11.8 Vinyl And The Environment?
11.9 Healthcare Waste Management : Reasons For Failure

Chapter 12 : Industry, Government, Research & Academic Institutions

12.1 Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council
12.2 Pediatric Medical Device Institute
12.3 The Center For Devices And Radiological Health (CDRH)
12.4 The US Healthcare Industry


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