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Codman Neuro to Exclusively Distribute InNeuroCo, Inc. Intermediate Catheters

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


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

New Stroke Thrombectomy Technology Launched at SNIS 2016

Penumbra launches ACE™68 Reperfusion Catheter with clinical symposium at Neuroointerventional Society annual bash

First US Cases for MIS Nasal Valve Collapse Device

Headline imageNewly cleared minimally invasive device for lateral cartilage support in patients with nasal valve collapse, a major cause of nasal obstruction

Medtronic’s NuVent™ Indications Expanded to Include Revision Sinus Surgery

Headline imageClinical study conducted on revision subjects supports expanded indication for patients with previously surgically altered tissue

DJO Global Launches New Advanced Cooling Clima-Flex OA Knee Brace

Patients with mild to moderate osteoarthritis knee pain are the target for DJO Global, Inc., with its new Clima-Flex™ OA Knee Brace from DonJoy, offering a new level of comfortable cooling relief through compression and offloading.

AGA Favours Transoral Fundoplication for GERD, Now Reimbursement for EsophyX®

EndoGastric Solutions, purveyor of the EsophyX TIF system points us at a statement from the American Gasteroenterological Association that favours its technology.

CE Mark and Launch for Eyenuk’s Next Generation EyeArt™ Fully Automated Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Software

New Study of 59,000 patients, presented at EASDec 2016, showed EyeArt 2.0 demonstrating 91 Percent Sensitivity and 90.8 Percent Specificity

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

Zimmer Biomet Consults Its Way to Success with Signature Solutions™ Care Platform

These days, at least in orthopedics, outcomes demonstrably influence the entire business. Zimmer Biomet is aiming to exert positive influence over the care episode which will cement its position as device supplier of choice.

FDA Approval for Medtronic’s Two-Level Prestige LP™ Cervical Disc System

Headline imagePrestige LP™ Cervical Disc approved for the treatment of cervical disc disease causing nerve or spinal cord compression at two adjacent levels between the C3-C7 segments

FDA Approves St. Jude Medical’s New CRT Software for Managing Heart Failure Patients

St. Jude Medical, Inc., has achieved U.S. FDA approval and announced the launch of its SyncAV™ CRT software which it says will enhance its already comprehensive cardiac resynchronization therapy portfolio.

Surgical Sealants and Adhesives Info

Headline imageTwo ends of the spectrum here: New Report on World Surgical Sealants and Adhesives, or a quick infographic.

School Project Leads to New Hips and Knees for Needy Chinese

In what is a small world, the son of an orthopod has helped needy people in remote area of China by donating his father's services and UOC's hip and knee implants.

New HD Pulmonology Endoscopy System from Pentax Medical Claims Crystal Clear Imaging

Headline imageThe new DEFINA system in Pulmonology combines a state-of-the art HD processor with i-scan imaging technology and two highly maneuverable HD bronchoscopes.