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Orthopedics and Spine
NuVasive’s MAGEC System Featured in Live Spine Surgery Event 
SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – September 06, 2016) – NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA), a leading medical device company focused on transforming spine surgery with minimally disruptive, procedurally-integrated solutions, today announced a key event in the Company’s advancement in the treatment of...
September 21, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
J&J to Buy Abbott’s Eye-Surgery Equipment Unit for $4.325 billion 
Abbott Laboratories agreed to sell its eye-surgery equipment business to Johnson & Johnson for $4.325 billion as the health-care giants remake their lineups of medical devices, the companies said Friday. The all-cash deal, previously reported by The Wall Street Journal,...
September 21, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Treating Pain with Virtual Reality: Interview with AppliedVR CEO Matthew Stoudt 
AppliedVR is an exciting company that is using virtual reality to treat pain and anxiety in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The VR applications are designed by a multidisciplinary team for maximum therapeutic effect. Applied VR runs on the Gear VR and...
September 20, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
New Rules Aimed To Make Clinical Trials Safer, More Effective
Universities and drug companies that use human volunteers for research face tough new rules designed to make sure that valuable information from these volunteers is widely available, not only to the volunteers themselves but to scientists trying to advance medical...
September 20, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Computer program beats physicians at brain cancer diagnoses
Computer programs have defeated humans in Jeopardy!, chess and Go. Now a program developed at Case Western Reserve University has outperformed physicians on a more serious matter. The program was nearly twice as accurate as two neuroradiologists in determining whether...
September 20, 2016
Surgery and Surgical Robotics
World’s First: Robot Operates Inside Eye – see the video
University of Oxford surgeons at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital have performed the world’s first operation inside the eye using a robot. Robert MacLaren, Professor of Ophthalmology. assisted by Dr Thomas Edwards, Nuffield Medical Fellow, used the remotely controlled robot to...
September 19, 2016
Biologics, Wound Care, Infection Prevention
FDA Clears Omega3-Rich Fish Skin for Surgical Applications
MCLEAN, VA–(Marketwired – Sep 13, 2016) – Kerecis, the company using Omega3-rich fish skin for tissue healing, has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the proprietary Kerecis technology as a surgical buttress in the United...
September 16, 2016
Imaging Visualization & Navigation
Kolo Medical Introduces Next Gen SiliconWave™ Ultrasound Transducers
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Expanding its suite of next generation ultrasound transducers based on semiconductor technologies, Kolo Medical announced today that it will introduce three new SiliconWave™ transducers at the 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) in...
September 16, 2016
Resource Library
10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Writing my FDA Response Letter
If you’ve ever received a 483 or warning letter, as I have, you know the chaos that can ensue. The clock is ticking; the FDA requires a response to most compliance notices within 15 business days! I received a warning...
September 16, 2016
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