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  1. Implantable Nanotubes Shine Infrared Light On Early Cancer Biomarkers

    Researchers from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have introduced cancer monitoring nanotechnology that they say is a “major step forward” compared to traditional biopsies.

  2. Philips, B. Braun Partner On Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia, Vascular Access Procedures

    Philips and B. Braun are launching a co-branded ultrasound system on which to base upcoming jointly-developed, image-guided therapy innovations in regional anesthesia and vascular access procedures.

  3. Flexible Robotics Demonstrate The “Softer Side” Of Implants And Surgical Tools

    Advances in soft robotics technology are showing promise in diverse applications by doing away with the sharp edges of traditional implants and surgical tools, and replacing them with more flexible materials and actuators. 

  4. VivaLnk’s Continuously Monitoring Wearable Thermometer Gains FDA Clearance

    VivaLnk, a Silicon Valley startup and the inventor of eSkin™ technology, today announced that Fever Scout™, a soft, wearable thermometer that continuously measures temperature, has received 510(k) clearance from the Federal Drug Administration and is now available for purchase.

  5. NICO’s Non-Disruptive Cranial Access Technology Gains CE Mark Approval

    NICO Corporation, a leader in interventional technologies used in a new way of doing brain surgery, announced today the CE Mark for BrainPath – a patented technology that provides non-disruptive access to the brain by uniquely using both a parafascicular and trans-sulcal surgical approach

  6. ETS Wound Care’s Advanced Wound Matrix Gains FDA Clearance

    ETS Wound Care LLC, an Engineered Tissue Solutions (ETS) subsidiary focused on commercializing next generation wound care solutions, announced MIRRAGEN Advanced Wound Matrix was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treatment of acute and chronic wounds.

  7. Boston Scientific Builds On Structural Heart Biz With $435M Acquisition Of Swiss Valve Maker

    Boston Scientific has announced plans to purchase Symetis, a Swiss-based maker of minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) devices, for $435 million in cash.  The acquisition continues Boston Scientific’s strategy of expanding its structural heart business to meet the demands of a rapidly expanding global market.

  8. Samsung, MedyMatch Collaborate On AI-Directed Acute Stroke Detection

    Samsung NeuroLogica, the healthcare subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, is integrating its computed tomography (CT) and other imaging equipment with artificial intelligence (A.I.) clinical decision support technology developed by Israeli startup MedyMatch.

  9. Baxter Unveils Design Enhancements To FLOSEAL And TISSEEL Hemostatic Agents

    Baxter International Inc. is committed to advancing surgical innovation and unveiled new designs that enhance the company’s FLOSEAL and TISSEEL hemostatic products at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Global Surgical Conference and Expo, which is being held April 1-5.

  10. BD Launches Program To Minimize Risk Of Infections During Surgical Process

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, will launch its quality improvement program, BD “Power in Prevention” at the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) annual conference being held in Boston from April 1 – 5.