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  1. 410 Medical Launches LifeFlow Rapid Infuser In U.S.

    410 Medical, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing innovative technology for the resuscitation of critically ill patients, today announced the U.S. commercial launch of the LifeFlow® Rapid Infuser. Designed to help overcome common barriers to fluid delivery, LifeFlow may be used to respond to a variety of pediatric, adult and military emergencies.

  2. Access Scientific’s Extended-Dwell Intravenous Catheter Cleared Buy FDA

    Access Scientific, LLC, announced today the FDA clearance of its new 3 French, 6cm POWERWAND™-- the first true Extended-Dwell Intravenous Catheter (EDC).

  3. NIH Artificial Pancreas Pivotal Trials Get Underway

    The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that four NIH-sponsored pivotal clinical trials to test artificial pancreas systems are set to begin in the next two years. The studies are funded by a total of $41 million worth of grants from NIH’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and take closed-loop artificial pancreas systems a step closer to regulatory approval.

  4. U.K. To Increase Regulatory Fees For Medtech Manufacturers, Notified Bodies

    The U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced that it will move forward with its proposal to increase and/or add fees charged to medical device makers applying for regulatory approval for designations, audits, registrations, and clinical investigations. The fees are intended to offset regulatory costs, and will undergo regular audits to ensure they remain fair.

  5. Baxter Joins J&J, AdvaMed As MedTech Innovator Partner

    MedTech Innovator, the industry’s nonprofit global competition and accelerator, announced recently its partnership with Baxter International, a global leader in providing lifesaving renal and medical products, technologies and therapies.

  6. AdvaMed Renames Annual Conference, “The MedTech Conference”

    The annual conference of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) – the premiere gathering of medtech officials in North America – has been renamed “The MedTech Conference,” the association announced today.

  7. Proto Labs Launches Insert Molding Service

    Proto Labs Inc., a leading online and technology-enabled quick-turn manufacturer, officially launched its insert molding service at Pacific Design & Manufacturing in Anaheim this week, expanding on the company’s rapid injection molding offerings.

  8. Baxter Developing New Infusion Pump Platform, Reinvigorating Biosurgery

    Baxter finished its first full year of restructuring with yet another strong quarter. This year, the drug and medical device maker says it can sustain its momentum with the help of its core renal business, as well as a new pump technology under development.

  9. Becton Dickinson CEO Details Three-Pronged Strategy To Drive Sustainable Growth

    Becton Dickinson’s (BD) 2017 Q1 report topped Wall Street projections for both sales and earnings, despite a 4.4 percent dip in revenues compared with 2016 that resulted from the divestiture of its respiratory device unit.

  10. Edwards Lifesciences Preps Clinical Trials As TAVR Drives Sales

    Edwards Lifesciences reports that increased uptake of transcatheter heart valves drove up fourth quarter sales by 14 percent, to $768 million. The company expects to implant more of said devices with the ongoing PARTNER III study, and the initiation of EARLY-TAVR trial, which will include patients diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis who have not yet developed symptoms.