KIVA for Advanced Spinal Repair
Complete redesign of external handle and internal mechanism, including new deployment methodology, locking/unlocking safety features, new drive knob, ergonomic grip with overmolding allowing for towards/away facing grip positions, Distal hub, Working cannula and Access tools.
Kiva Coil and Kiva Implant can be precisely monitored through a status window providing feedback to the physician minimizing errors and malfunctions. The new deployment handle guides new users as an excellent training tool them step-by-step. The design included development of graphics and icons for Coil and Implant sides, CMF and logo.
making complex processes simple and human
Kiva Prototyping Development Process
functional and semi-functional prototype development
BLAZER Vertebral Augmentation System for Spinal Repair
This state-of-the-art device for vertebral augmentation procedures used for minimal invasive treatments for compression of the vertebral body. Multiple cavities in the spinal bone structure are created for flow of bone cement. The circular cavity creation provides channels for controlled distribution of cement fill to conserve the native bone structure.
The system contains the deployment handle and drive knob, spring-loaded Blazer sleeve, Working Cannula Hub, Stylet, Introducer, Cement Needle with luer fitting as Access Tools. This single-use orthopedic instrument is used both by surgeons and interventional radiologists.
Zyomed’s reader is a simple home-use device set on top of the patients lower arm, uses a camera light path through human skin tissue to read Glucose level. Special attention had to be given to the display providing a countdown feature, to get an exact glucose reading, initial reading and calibration. The interface was driven by a modern clean look which features a colored bar graph. Accurate sampling requires the probe tip to be calibrated and be in contact with Zyogel (laboratory synthesized gel) called “diffuse reflectance mode”.
Mobile CT Scanner
Consumer-like appearance to fit CT unit potential Dentistry, ENT Clinic, Orthopedic or Plastic Surgery environments. Seamless design with smooth integration of surfaces to support perception of hygiene. Iconic design to focus around the Gantry core emphasized with concentric handle. Design includes patient monitoring cameras and optional radiation shields.
Wheeled Floor Stand
AccuVein's wheeled stand is the latest in hands-free accessories and is ideal for any medical setting in which vein illumination needs to be brought to the patient, as the stand's stable base and smooth gliding wheels allow it to be easily maneuvered. AccuVein's AV400 handheld device charges while it's in the cradle in a secure "quick cup" of the stand.
The "quick cup" allows the AV400 to be easily placed with one hand to the stand after assessing the vasculature to be ready to perform the venipuncture. Using the ball joint arm, the AV400 can be precisely positioned to keep the selected vein highlighted.
System for Nuclear Medicine and Cardiology
Nuclear imaging gamma cameras for various general large field-of-view applications. This surgeon-centric designed system with two flexible screens (detector screen and surgeon screen), optical camera to provide spatial placement of the nodes, is designed to offer versatility and flexibility in imaging centers.
Cordless Nail Trimmer
Exfoliay allows people to safely exfoliate their calluses down to healthy underlying tissue. The oscillating action wears away hardened skin and nails.
St. Jude Medical
This portable pacemaker programmer with removable tablet and wand features a highly modular and expandable system, with PSA module and ports on the patient's side. It provides better patient care and increased efficiency for procedures.
The tablet with touchscreen display and internal antenna provides the highest flexibility and mobility for the technician. The compact tablet can be handheld, or set to low angle or upright positions with the internal stand.
Drug Applicator and Patch
Developed originally for ALZA/Macroflux, this applicator with patch ring and adhesive drug-infused adhesive patch is a technology that will replace traditional, painful needle injections.
Boston Scientific - Scimed
Automatic Pull-Back Device
This automatic pull-back device is used in intravascular ultrasound procedures. In the new design, all mechanisms are contained in the handheld component, making the 'sled' a disposable part and eliminating the need for sterile plastic sleeves. The device is designed for one handed use and features many user benefits.
The Avisa BreathTest is the world’s first point of care biomarker system that analyzes exhaled breath to detect & monitor Pulmonary infections.
This simple drug/device combination measures the whole lung, live organisms in just 10 minutes, akin to a thermometer.
We worked closely with Avisa’s David Karshmer and his R&D team to develop this design.
Digital Cell Biology At Light Speed
Berkeley Lights’ Lighthouse 1.0 was BLI’s first instrument to focus on creating a device to manipulate single cells for applications in biopharma, diagnostics and life science. BLI had created a proof-of-concept floor standing unit, and was seeking to develop a bench-top version of the device for lab environments. The platform allows to directly visualize individual cells in real time. This agile platform provides ownership and visibility into every step of the experiment, flexibility to run a multitude of assays, and fast iteration that drives discovery.
Luna 3D Interbody Fusion System
The Luna® 3D features a small profile PEEK® implant designed to be expanded in-situ within the disc space. This characteristic allows the surgeon to restore disc height using a well-established posterior surgical approach while providing stable fixation via a larger construct that is more often achieved using an anterior approach. The Luna 3D Zip Sleeve provides a simple, sleek delivery of the Luna 3D implant through inserter stabilization and implant compression ensuring a consistent delivery of the interbody device.