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Band-Aid with No Batteries Sends Temperature to Your Smartphone

What’s wrong with the old technology? Well, nothing, but this sounds like a winner and exemplifies wearable technology state of play

Bowel Glue Jumps Queue

Cohera Medical, Inc. has received Priority Review Status Designation from the US FDA for its Sylys® Surgical Sealant

New Study Says Clot Extraction Beats tPA in Stroke Treatment

Intra-arterial stroke treatment was significantly more effective than medical management with tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), the current standard of care.

FDA Agrees to Let InVivo Speed Up Spinal Scaffold Study

It looks like the company has been working hard with the FDA as they've agree to allow expedited patient enrollment

FDA Nod for First 3D Stereoradiographic Planning Software For Hip Arthroplasty

French orthopaedic imaging specialist EOS imaging, tells us that the U.S. FDA has approved hipEOS, 3D hip arthroplasty planning software based on EOS stereo-radiographic 2D/3D imaging.

Retrospective Study Says Boston’s Spinal Cord Stimulator Works at 12 Months

Whatever the value of retrospective data, Boston Scientific is touting results that make a solid case for its Precision Spectra spinal cord stimulator system

Study Points to Short DAPT with COBRA PzF™ Coronary Stent

CeloNova BioSciences, Inc., is celebrating solid results from a First-in-Man clinical trial of its COBRA PzF™ coronary stent system.

Medtronic Touts FDA Approval and Launch of Two New CRT Quadripolar Leads

Newly FDA approved, additional Attain Performa® Quadripolar Leads deliver more options so physicians can optimize delivery of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

GORE® VIABAHN® Endoprosthesis CE Mark Extended to Include Arteriovenous Access

New CE approval extends to the revision of dialysis access vessels.

NICE Consults on Non-Surgical Device for Liver Diagnosis

UK NHS Watchdog NICE is consulting on draft guidance on a device that avoids surgical biopsy as it aims to diagnose and monitor liver damage.

Philips Targets Domination of Image-Guided Therapy Market with Volcano Acquisition

Royal Philips and Volcano Corporation are set to merge in a deal worth approximately $1 Billion.

New Study Compares Dural Sealing Technologies

A new paper suggests that TissuePatchDural film is at least as effective as gel-based approaches to adjunctive dural closure following neurosurgery.

Medtronic Launches Chitosan-Based Nasal Packing and Stent for FESS

FDA cleared back in October, Medtronic is now to launch its Novashield, Chitosan-Based material for use in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery.

First Ever Sham-Controlled Pain Management Neurostimulator Study

Stimwave's pain management device can be programmed to reduce patient perception, making it possible to perform a sham-controlled study for the first time.

Transcatheter Technologies Adds Transfemoral Approach to Trinity TAVI System

Headline imageThe German TAVI peddlers reckon Trinity's a world beating "third generation" device. And now it can be delivered transfemorally.

CE Mark for World’s Only MultiPoint Pacing Pacemaker

Quadra Allure MP™ CRT-P expands the St. Jude Medical heart failure portfolio and is supported by newly presented data that demonstrate an increase in patient response to multipoint pacing therapy