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Obsoleting Power Cords with Cordless Recharging System for Medical Carts

Astrodyne TDI, promises to render obsolete power cords with its wall docking system that converts medical carts and vital sign monitors into cord-free chargeable devices

FDA Clears Conventus PH Cage™, MIS Proximal Humerus Fracture Solution

Industry’s first alternative to traditional treatment offers simpler procedure for proximal humeral fractures

Paradise Returns as ReCor Brings in Funding for New RDN Study

ReCor Medical has announced Series D investment of approximately $15M, which will position it to start a clinical study into its ultrasound-based renal denervation system

Reverse-Splits for EndoBarrier Maker Stock

Another storm-weathering exercise sees GI Dynamics reverse-splitting its stock on a 1:10 basis as it attempts to shore up its ailing share price

New Preclinical Support for Illuminoss Intramedullary Biologic Fixation of Long Bone Fractures

IlluminOss novel Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System provides minimally invasive approach to replace splints, casts, metal fixator plates and intramedullary rods to stabilize high load-bearing bones

U.S. Launch of Medtronic’s HawkOne™ Directional Atherectomy System for PAD

Medtronic says its system, acquired with Covidien, treats all plaque morphologies including severe calcium, while streamlining procedural efficiency

FDA Clears Perseon’s MicroThermX® for Laparoscopic Cancer Ablation Procedures

MicroThermX® Microwave Ablation System cleared for laparoscopic ablation procedures using image guidance

Kiva® VCF Treatment System Beats Odds in KAST Pivotal Trial

Non-inferiority to Balloon Kyphoplasty in osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures despite statistically significant risk factors favoring the BKP control group.

Will EU Hospitals Really Move from Single-Use to Reusable Procedure Trays?

The market drivers are seemingly all there, but we doubt procedure packs will have the uptake predicted in this report.

Torax Medical’s LINX® GERD Device Featuring at SAGES This Week

The LINX® Gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) therapy will be highlighted in several presentations at the Annual Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

First Patient in Tendyne’s U.S. Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Trial

Clinical stage medical device company, Tendyne Holdings, Inc., tells us its Tendyne Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve was successfully implanted in a first patient in the United States

New Data Supports Exalenz’s BreathID® Test for Detecting H. Pylori in Emergency Setting

Newly published data suggest a Test-and-Treat approach to H. Pylori infection is viable and may carry several health benefits

FDA OKs US Early Feasibility Study of CardiAQ™ Transcatheter Mitral Valve

The company is chasing a first transcatheter mitral valve approval in the United States and this new study is a step in the right direction

Direct Flow Trial Broadened to Include High Risk Patients and CoreValve® Comparison

Headline imageFDA's agreement to trial expansion should tell us whether novel valve design proves itself in competitive setting

Biotronik Launches “Workhorse” Pantera Pro Coronary Balloon Catheter in EU

Headline imageCompany says its new balloon is designed to enhance access to difficult lesions and challenging patient anatomies

Study Says PEEK Kills Cells

It's a big headline, and one that surface technologist Titan Spine stands behind as it points to a newly published study