Current Headlines

  1. Exactech’s Computer-Assisted Shoulder Arthroplasty Tech Gains FDA Clearance
    5/15/2017

    Exactech, Inc., a developer and producer of bone and joint restoration products and biologic solutions for extremities, knee and hip, announced recently it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market the ExactechGPS Shoulder Application

  2. FDA Grants HUD Designation To Novocure’s Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) Delivery System
    5/15/2017

    Novocure announced recently that United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated it’s Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) delivery system as a Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) for the treatment of pleural mesothelioma.

  3. Shockwave Medical’s Coronary Lithoplasty System Earns CE Mark
    5/15/2017

    Shockwave Medical, a pioneer in the treatment of calcified cardiovascular disease, recently announced conformité européenne (CE) Mark for the company’s Coronary Lithoplasty System for the treatment of calcified plaque in conjunction with stenting in patients with coronary artery disease.

  4. Cook Medical’s Esophogeal Repair Device For Infants Cleared By FDA
    5/12/2017

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today authorized use of the Flourish Pediatric Esophageal Atresia Anastomosis, a first-of-its-kind medical device to treat infants up to one year old for a birth defect that causes a gap in their esophagus, called esophageal atresia.

  5. Medtronic Options QT Vascular’s Chocolate PTA Balloon Catheter
    5/11/2017

    QT Vascular Ltd., (the "Company" or "QT Vascular", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a global company engaged in the design, assembly and distribution of advanced therapeutic solutions for the minimally invasive treatment of vascular disease, announced today that it has entered into an asset purchase option agreement ("Option Agreement") with Medtronic, for the acquisition of the Group's non-drug coated Chocolate® PTA.

  6. Cook Medical Sells Vertebroplasty Products To IZI Medical
    5/10/2017

    Cook Medical is pleased to announce the sale of its comprehensive family of vertebroplasty products to IZI Medical Products, LLC.

  7. Siemens Healthineers, Imricor Team On Integrated Solution To Treat Arrhythmia
    5/10/2017

    Siemens Healthineers is joining forces with U.S.-based Imricor Medical Systems Inc. to develop an integrated solution that combines the clinical benefits of real-time MRI scans with 3D-guided cardiac ablation.

  8. Medtronic’s Quadripolar CRT-Ps Gain FDA Approval
    5/10/2017

    Medtronic plc has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a portfolio of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy-pacemakers (CRT-Ps) that improve therapy delivery for patients with heart failure.

  9. Boston Scientific’s Resonate ICDs, CRT-Ds Gain FDA Approval
    5/9/2017

    Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Resonate™ family of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) systems.

  10. BD, UniteOR Collaborate On Integrated Tracking Solution For Operating Rooms
    5/9/2017

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company and UniteOR, Inc., announced recently the integration between BD’s IMPRESS instrument management system and UniteOR’s cloud-based surgical tray tracking and vendor management solution, that enables greater visibility of surgical tray management to health care workers in the operating room and sterile processing department.