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Zip Delivers Better Scars than Sutures, Says Study

Skin closure innovator, ZipLine® Medical, Inc. is touting publication of positive results from the first prospective, randomized, controlled study of its Zip® Surgical Skin Closure in pediatric surgery


Patient Enrollment Begins in NeuroDerm’s Phase III Parkinson’s Disease Study

Headline imageNumber of patients targeted for enrollment reduced based on observed and anticipated treatment effect

Good News for InVivo Therapeutics as Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ Beats Targets

Fifth patient conversion in INSPIRE study of the Neuro-Spinal Scaffold™ outstrips objective performance criteria

FDA Clearance of Centric Medical™ TARSA-LINK™ Bunion System

Centric Medical has announced the U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance of its TARSA-LINK Bunion Correction System, which utilizes a PEEK polymer implant

CE Mark for Spectranetics AngioSculptX Drug-coated ‘Scoring’ Balloon

Novel balloon catheter with nitinol "scoring" element gains CE mark

Check-Cap to Source X-Ray Capability from GE Healthcare for Capsule Endoscope

Check Cap announces collaboration with GE on key component of its swallowable capsule endoscope

$1.25 Million Grant to Advance Check-Cap Capsule Endoscopy System

Israel's Office of the Chief Scientist awards discretionary grant to capsule endoscopy company to aid in technology development

Palliative Spine Surgery Options Increased with First-Ever FDA Clearance for Cement-Augmented Pedicle Screws

Clearance of Medtronic's CD Horizon® Fenestrated Screw Set gives spine surgeons a new treatment option for spinal tumors patients

Codman Neuro to Exclusively Distribute InNeuroCo, Inc. Intermediate Catheters

Headline imageNew agreement strengthens Codman Neuro position in fast growing intermediate catheter segment of neurovascular market

St. Jude’s Newly Launched SyncAV CRT Technology Targets Non-Responsive CRT Patients

SyncAV™ CRT technology provides further advantages to support physicians seeking new treatment options for heart failure patients

Study Says Risk of Brain Injury After TAVI Reduced by Using Filter

Headline imageStudy demonstrates that emboli causing potential brain infarction occur in almost all patients undergoing TAVI and that a filter can have a positive impact on reducing infarct number and volume

U.S. FDA Approval for Boston Scientific’s EMBLEM™ MRI S-ICD System

Approval grants MR-conditional labeling to all EMBLEM S-ICD Systems, further expanding the company's ImageReady™ portfolio

CE Mark for Lower Extremity Compresssion Device

Headline imageU.S company, FlowAid Medical Technologies Corp., has received CE mark approval for its FA100 SCCD Sequential Contraction Compression Device.

U.S. Commercial Launch of Signostics Uscan™ Ultrasound Bladder Scanner

Headline imageNew system promises industry-leading scan accuracy and volume measurement

FDA IDE Approval for Trial of GI Surgical Sealant

LifeBond's LifeSeal® will now enter into a multicenter study to establish safety and efficacy as an adjunct to stapled closure of the GI Tract

DePuy Synthes Launches New Variable Angle Locking Hand System

Headline imageSystem features proprietary technology as well as new innovations in plate, screw and instrument design, combining to deliver versatility to hand surgeons