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Surgery and Surgical Robotics
Steris to acquire Key Surgical for $850 Million
STERIS plc (NYSE: STE) (“STERIS” or the “Company”) today announced that the Company has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Key Surgical, a portfolio company of Water Street Healthcare Partners, LLC, through a U.S. subsidiary for $850 million.  STERIS anticipates that the acquisition will qualify...
October 8, 2020
Cardiovascular / Cardiology
J&J’s Biosense Webster gets FDA Nod for Ablation Catheter for Atrial Fibrillation
Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies today announced the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Biosense Webster, Inc.’s THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH SF Ablation Catheter for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation (persistent AF). The approval is based on...
October 6, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Simplify Medical Receives FDA Approval for 1-Level Simplify Disc PMA
Simplify Medical, a privately-held company focused on cervical spinal disc arthroplasty and developer of the Simplify® cervical artificial disc, today announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Approval for the Simplify Disc Pre-Market Application (PMA) for 1-level indications. Simplify Disc achieved...
October 2, 2020
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
FDA Grants GI Windows Medical Breakthrough Device Designation for Magnetic Anastomosis Technology
GI Windows Medical Corp, a clinical-stage, privately-held medical device company pioneering new advancements in anastomosis technology announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation for the self-forming magnetic compression anastomosis device indicated for small bowel...
October 1, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
Smith+Nephew Acquires Integra Lifescience’s Extremity Orthopedics Business for $240
Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, announces that it has agreed to acquire the Extremity Orthopaedics business of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation for $240 million. The acquisition supports Smith+Nephew’s strategy to invest in higher-growth segments. This acquisition will significantly strengthen Smith+Nephew’s extremities...
September 29, 2020
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
FDA Allows At-Home Administration for CapsoVision Capsule Endoscope
CapsoVision, an innovator in the gastroenterology diagnostics market, today announced that the U.S Food & Drug Administration (FDA) will apply enforcement discretion which allows at-home administration of the CapsoCam Plus® small bowel capsule endoscope during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients who...
September 28, 2020
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
NOUS Imaging Receives 510(k) Clearance from FDA for Real Time MRI Software
NOUS Imaging, a medical imaging software company, today announced that the FDA has cleared its 510(k) submission for FIRMM, Framewise Integrated Real-Time MRI Monitoring. FIRMM provides real-time monitoring and biofeedback that addresses the significant problem of patient motion during brain...
September 25, 2020
Orthopedics and Spine
THINK Surgical and Total Joint Orthopedics Announce Collaboration on Robotic Knee Surgery
Total Joint Orthopedics (TJO) announced today a new collaboration with THINK Surgical®, Inc., an advanced orthopedic robot technology company based in Fremont, CA. Under the terms of the agreement, THINK Surgical will develop software allowing TJO’s Klassic® Knee System to be implanted...
September 24, 2020
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
Prostate Cancer Protection Company BioProtect Raises $25M
BioProtect ltd., a private company with a unique bioabsorbable polymer spacer balloon platform, announced the final closing of $25 million of its Series D equity financing from an unnamed strategic investor and Peregrine Ventures. Every year, more than 1.1 million men are...
September 23, 2020
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