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Quality Management Systems (QMS)

ACE Medical Company™ follows regulatory guidance from both the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the International Standards Organization (ISO) 13485 guidance relating to supplier monitoring. We do this through several approaches all of which assure our customers delivery of quality products. Each approved supplier is given a risk class [...]

Brachytherapy

Brachytherapy (brak-e-THER-uh-pee) is a form of concentrated radiation treatment for various forms of cancer. Opposite of chemotherapy, which is usually administered externally, brachytherapy is also referred to as internal radiation. This treatment modality allows Doctors to administer higher doses of radiation, in a more specific location in the body. Brachytherapy [...]

Approved Supplier Lists, Document and Production Controls

Successful Quality Management Systems (QMS) assure that processes and procedures are implemented and followed so that customers are consistently delivered reliable and safe products. Certain medical devices that are considered high risk (Class II, III & LS/LS) are required to be manufactured according to QMS by the Food and Drug [...]

2D Data Matrix for Reusable Surgical Instruments

Recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance and the need for a Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID) is requiring manufacturers direct mark surgical instruments so they can be traced and located should a product recall(s) be involved. The GUDID provides a database of manufacturers and their product listings so [...]

Urethral Stricture

Many patients suffer from a condition called Urethral stricture, or a narrowing of the tube (Urethra) that carries urine out of the body. More often this is cause by scar tissue but can also be caused by procedures involving the insertion of an instrument, long term, or temporary use of [...]

Liposuction, injection needles and cannulas

Liposuction is a procedure performed by a plastic surgeon or in certain trained dermatologists. Operations typically last between 30 – 45 minutes depending on the amount/volume of fat that needs to be removed. Patients are either sedated intravenously or put under with general anesthesia depending on their doctor’s recommendation. Procedures [...]

Brain Tumor Treatment

Approximately 25,000 patients are diagnosed each year with a brain tumor. Of those, these are either Primary (Only found in the brain), or Secondary (as a result of a metastasized cancer from another organ in the body, lungs, kidney or others).  It is believed metastatic cancers travel through the bloodstream, [...]

Brain Aneurysm- Detection and Treatments

Brain Aneurysms are unnatural bulges, or necks in blood vessels that can cause severe headaches. If left untreated, these can rupture or burst and cause bleeding into the brain, which is referred to as a hemorrhagic stroke. Strokes require immediate medical intervention to prevent secondary brain injuries associated with the [...]

Chronic Sinusitis- Treatment Modalities

Sinusitis, or rhinosinusitis (as it is also commonly referred), is an inflammation of the sinuses that occurs when they are blocked by swelling or fluid. Sinusitis is defined in terms of occurrence. Acute is when symptoms are experienced, but they go away after a few days or couple weeks. Four [...]

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