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Remote Continuous Glucose Monitoring a Reality Following FDA Nod

FDA approval now means critical glucose data from the Dexcom G4® PLATINUM Continuous Glucose Monitoring System can be remotely monitored using a mobile device


X-spine Launches Axograft™ Biologics Portfolio

The spinal products company has added Axograft™ DBM Putty, Axograft™ Cancellous Crushed Allograft, Axograft™ Crunch Allograft and Axograft™ Amniotic Membrane to its product portfolio.

First Disposable Neuro Forceps with Dual Irrigation Launched by Codman Neuro

Headline imageNew disposable SPETZLER™ MALIS® Dual Irrigating Bipolar Forceps claims improved visualization during Neurosurgery

Emphysema Device Completes IDE Trial Early

Headline imagePneumRx, Inc., says it has completed enrollment in its RENEW Study, nearly 3 months ahead of schedule, paving the way for its FDA PMA filing.

Covidien Gets Preliminary Injunction against Ethicon’s Harmonic ACE®+7

A new injunction issued by a US district court, prevents Ethicon from manufacturing, marketing and selling the Harmonic ACE®+7.

CE Mark for Boston’s Pacemaker Opens MRI Conditionality Options

When implanted with Boston Scientific's INGEVITY™ leads, Boston Scientific's ACCOLADE pacemakers are the first to enable patients to receive full-body MRI scans in both 1.5 Tesla and 3.0 Tesla systems.

Pacing Lead Approval for MR-Conditional Use in Bradycardia Patients

The U.S. FDA has approved Medtronic's CapSureFix Novus™ MRI SureScan® 5076 Lead for use with magnetic resonance imaging.

Study Shows 95.5% 3 Year Freedom from Valve-Related Death with Sorin’s Freedom Solo

Headline imageSorin Group is touting the results of the European and North American (Canada and US) cohort study on the Freedom Solo valve.

Trials and Economics Support Sorin’s Perceval Sutureless Valve

Headline imageSorin Group has announced the results of the Perceval CAVALIER Trial and of the Pooled European Multicenter Experience at this week's 28th EACTS Congress

PENTAX Medical Launches its Highest Resolution Ever Endoscopes

Headline imageNext generation system provides PENTAX Medical’s highest resolution ever for Colonoscopy and Gastroscopy

Study Points to Successful ALIF Outcomes with i-FACTOR™ Biologic Bone Graft

Orthobiologics company Cerapedics is touting favourable clinical outcomes for its peptide enhanced biologic bone graft.

Arthrex to Commercialize Cartiform® Chondral Allograft

Arthrex has enhanced its position in provision of orthopaedic surgical technologies with the signing of a deal that sees it gain exclusive rights to the Cartiform chondral allograft.

Online Now: Why Social Media Should be in Every Medtech Comms Plan

Medtech companies have a long way to go with social media. We're betting tomorrow's successes will have got it right. So what are you waiting for?

FDA Green Light for Vesiflo’s inFlow™ Female Urinary Catheter Alternative

Vesiflo, Inc., has seen its inFlow™ Urinary Prosthesis granted the U.S. FDA approval under Direct De Novo Petitioning rules.

CoreValve Safe and Effective for Direct Aortic Approach

Study of 100 patients demonstrated low rates of mortality, stroke and paravalvular leak at 30 days.

Sedasys® System Sees U.S. Launch and Use During Routine Colonoscopy and EGD

Headline imageThe Sedasys minimal-to-moderate sedation system is up and running in healthy U.S. patients undergoing routine colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy.