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  1. Teleflex’s Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) Cleared By FDA

    Teleflex Incorporated, a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its AC3 Optimus Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP).

  2. Boston Scientific Looks To Keep Up Momentum, Preps Return Of Lotus TAVR Device

    Boston Scientific's chief executive says the company intends to continue its momentum achieving top-line growth across all business segments, and is preparing to re-introduce its Lotus device into the burgeoning transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) market in 2017’s fourth quarter.

  3. Could Fiber Optic Probes Replace Traditional Biopsies?

    Successfully miniaturized multimodal optical technology combines three nonlinear imaging techniques into one probe, said German scientists.

  4. Medtronic’s Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent Approved By FDA

    Medtronic plc recently announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. launch of the Resolute Onyx Drug-Eluting Stent (DES). The Resolute Onyx DES builds on the proven clinical performance and superior deliverability of the Resolute Integrity DES to further strengthen the gold standard safety and efficacy of DES technology.

  5. Baxter on “Right Path” for Top Quartile Performance, Says CEO

    Baxter topped Q1 expectations and delivered a four percent sales increase that allowed the company to raise its 2017 forecast. 

  6. Zimmer Biomet CEO Confident In Restoring Adequate Supply To Fuel 2017 Growth

    Zimmer Biomet CEO David Dvorak told investors that the company will build on gains achieved during the first quarter as the company ramps up production in its Warsaw facility, which is subject to ongoing remediation activities. 

  7. Olympus To Acquire Healthcare Systems Integrator Image Stream Medical

    On April 28, 2017, Olympus Corporation of the Americas (OCA) based in Center Valley, PA signed a definitive agreement to acquire Image Stream Medical, Inc., a healthcare systems integrator based in Littleton, MA.

  8. CEO Lobo: Stryker Positioned For Another Strong Year In 2017

    Stryker CEO Kevin Lobo reported continued momentum in robotics and 3D printing technology, and told investors he was not concerned about increased competition in either field.

  9. Edwards Lifesciences Soars On Higher TAVR Sales, Sets Sights On Mitral And Tricuspid Therapies

    Edwards Lifesciences reported better-than-expected first quarter numbers behind surging sales of its transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) devices. 

  10. Galatea Surgical’s 3D Surgical Scaffold For Reconstructive Surgery Cleared By FDA

    Galatea Surgical, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tepha Inc., announced today the FDA 510k clearance of its GalaFORM™ 3D Surgical Scaffold ("GalaFORM 3D") for use in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Based on Tepha's proprietary P4HB™ bioresorbable polymer technology, GalaFORM 3D is the only 3-dimensionally contoured, surgical scaffold with a reinforcing rim, designed to uplift the body's natural shape, provide easier placement and reduce procedure time.