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Stryker announces definitive agreement to acquire Mobius Imaging & Cardan Robotics 
Stryker (NYSE: SYK) announced today a definitive agreement to acquire Mobius Imaging, LLC, a leader in point-of-care imaging technology, and its sister company, GYS Tech, LLC (DBA Cardan Robotics), in an all cash transaction of approximately $370 million upfront and...
September 5, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Pacemaker-Like Implant Cleared in Europe to Lower Blood Pressure
Orchestra BioMed™, Inc., (“Orchestra BioMed” or the “Company”), a biomedical innovation company providing high-impact solutions for large unmet needs in procedure-based medicine, announced today that it has received CE Mark approval for its Moderato® implantable pulse generator system that delivers BackBeat...
September 5, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
First-ever: FDA Clears Biobeat’s Wearable Watch and Patch for Non-invasive Cuffless Blood Pressure Monitoring
Biobeat, a bio-medical technology company developing advanced sensing and remote monitoring solutions for patients, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a 510K clearance for its patch and watch for measurement of blood pressure, oxygenation and...
August 29, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Medtronic’s Ishrak Set to Retire, Leadership Succession Announced
Medtronic announced that Omar Ishrak, Medtronic’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has announced his intention to retire as CEO on April 26, 2020, following the end of the company’s current fiscal year. As a result, the Medtronic Board of...
August 28, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
FDA Approves Alcon’s AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal IOL
Alcon won FDA approval for its AcrySof IQ PanOptix trifocal intraocular lens and is preparing an initial commercial launch for the device. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company’s AcrySof IQ PanOptix device is the first and only trifocal device in the...
August 27, 2019
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
OneDraw A1C Needle-Free Test System FDA Cleared
Drawbridge Health, out of Menlo Park, California, won FDA clearance for its OneDraw A1C Test System, which consists of the OneDraw Blood Collection Device and the OneDraw A1C Test. Designed for use by clinicians, the disposable product is used to...
August 27, 2019
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Lumendi Gets FDA Clearance for Endolumenal Interventional Knife
Westport, Connecticut-based medical device innovator Lumendi, LLC (http://www.lumendi.com) has announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the DiLumen Ik™ Endolumenal Interventional Knife, a sterile, single-use, disposable monopolar electrosurgical device for cutting, dissecting, and cauterizing tissue...
August 26, 2019
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Miracor’s Heart Attack Device Secures FDA Breakthrough Status
The concept of pressure-controlled intermittent coronary sinus occlusion, abbreviated to PICSO, has been around since the 1980s. PICSO entails placing a device in the coronary sinus to intermittently obstruct blood flow. Through the interference, PICSO may increase blood flow to parts of...
August 23, 2019
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Exo Imaging Emerges from Stealth to Announce All-In-One Handheld Ultrasound Platform, Funding
Exo Imaging, Inc., a company pioneering a high-performance ultrasound platform based on patented Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducers (pMUT) technology and artificial intelligence (AI) for imaging and therapeutic applications, announced a $35M Series B financing round.  The company was founded in 2015...
August 21, 2019
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