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2005 Winners and their Suppliers

The following 30 products were named winners in the 2005 Medical Design Excellence Awards competition. Submitting companies were presented with either gold or silver awards at the MDEA ceremony, which was held in June during the Medical Design & Manufacturing East 2005 Conference and Exposition, in New York City. Suppliers honored in connection with these winning products earn the exclusive right to use the designation “Supplier to a 2005 MDEA Winner.”

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Surgical Equipment, Instruments, and Supplies

  • StarClose vascular closure system StarClose vascular closure system, manufactured and entered by Abbott Vascular Devices (Redwood City, CA). The StarClose vascular closure system delivers a nitinol clip to close femoral artery puncture sites following percutaneous catheterization procedures. Supply and design credit to Modified Polymer Components Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA), MOS Plastics Inc. (San Jose), New England Precision Grinding (Holliston, MA), Norman Noble (Highland Heights, OH), PacifiX Product Development Inc. (Menlo Park, CA), Parnell Engineering and Consulting (Sunnyvale, CA), Peridot Corp. (Pleasanton, CA), Pulse Systems Corp. (Concord, CA), Spectralytics (Dassel, MN), SR Design (San Mateo, CA), and TFX Medical-OEM Group (Jaffrey, NH).

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