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Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Spectranetics Announces FDA Clearance of Turbo-Power(TM) Laser Atherectomy Catheter
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) today announced receipt of U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of its peripheral atherectomy product, the Turbo-Power(TM) Laser Atherectomy Catheter, for the treatment of in-stent...
November 13, 2015
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Boston Scientific To Acquire Interventional Radiology Business Of CeloNova Biosciences
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the interventional radiology portfolio of CeloNova Biosciences, a San Antonio-based developer of endovascular and interventional cardiology technologies. The structured agreement includes...
November 13, 2015
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Measure Blood Flow Through Skin Sensor
The Rogers Research Group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have expanded on their flexible skin sensor technology to measure blood flow in vessels 1 to 2 millimeters under the skin. Current methods to measure blood flow in a...
November 6, 2015
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
Sherwin-Williams Launches Breakthrough Paint With the Power to Kill Bacteria
Sherwin-Williams announces the launch of Paint Shield™, the first EPA-registered microbicidal paint that continuously kills these difficult-to-treat, infection-causing bacteria after two hours of exposure on painted surfaces. By killing these infectious bacteria on painted surfaces, Paint Shield offers customers an...
November 6, 2015
Orthopedics and Spine
Smith & Nephew Shrugs Off Buyout Talk With 275M Blue Belt Technologies Acquisition
Smith & Nephew, British-based orthopedics giant, has expanded its foothold in the surgical robotics market with the $275 million acquisition of U.S.-based Blue Belt Technologies and its Navio robotics system. By combining its next-generation products with robotic technology, Smith &...
November 6, 2015
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
Medtronic Buys Lazarus Effect For 100 Million
Medtronic is acquiring private-held Lazarus Effect, developer of a mesh cover for stent retrievers of blood clots, for $100 million in cash. As part of the deal, Medtronic obtains the Lazarus Cover device, which will serve as an adjunct to...
November 6, 2015
Resource Library
Risk Management: A Total Product Life-cycle Process [Infographic]
Risk Management is a total product life-cycle process. It’s not something you only do at the beginning or the end. As long as you produce a medical device, you must remember to plan for Risk Management. Unfortunately, risk management efforts...
November 6, 2015
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Osiris Therapeutics Adds TruSkin™ to it’s Wound Care Portfolio
COLUMBIA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSIR), the leading cellular regenerative medicine company focused on developing and marketing products to treat conditions in wound care, orthopaedics and sports medicine, announced today the launch of TruSkin™, a cryopreserved, living skin allograft. TruSkin...
November 2, 2015
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Software Companies Jump Through Hoops for FDA Classification
Broadly defined, software as a medical device is any application used by providers to make clinical decisions. An increasing number of applications are now officially designated as FDA-regulated devices. Is it worth it to pursue this classification for your own...
November 2, 2015
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