FDA Approval for LivaNova’s CROWN PRT™ Stented Heart Valve

Sorin/Cyberonics coming together as LivaNova followed by two valve approvals


Medtronic Reinforces End Stage Renal Disease Portfolio with Bellco Acquisition

Aiming, as it does, at delivering comprehensive care solutions, Medtronic sets sights on ESRD market dominance

Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics Completes Successful First-in-Man

RF Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation looks like taking a step forward as ACT's new system yields positive findings from first-in-man study

Port Site Closure Herniations Under the Microscope in New Comparative Study

neoSurgical® begins postmarket surveillance study of neoClose® versus standard of care for closing port site incisions in Lap and Robotic surgeries

New Investor as ZipLine® Medical Secures $19 Million Financing

Shorter procedure times, fewer wound complications, reduced post-surgical care cost. All hot buttons for medtech investors, so it seems

Pulmonx® Completes Study Enrollment in Patient Population with Homogeneous Emphysema

Headline imagePulmonx's Endobronchial Valve solution was thought to be effective in cases of isolated emphysema. New study assesses whether homogeneous emphysema could also be an indication

Chemo Hair Loss Prevention Company Wants Users to Share Experiences

Headline imageScalp cooling is clearly a useful tool in prevention of hair loss in patients enduring chemotherapy. Paxman Coolers want to collect good news stories and experiences

Boston Scientific Launches Single-Use Flexible Ureteroscope

Ureteroscopes are used 4600 times a day to examine the urinary tract. Boston Scientific is claiming a first with its new disposable offering, which does sound like a game changer

NuVasive Buys Ellipse Technologies for $380Million

NuVasive’s building its transformative spine portfolio with the addition of this fast-growing complex deformity franchise

UK’s NICE Consults on Prostate Laser

NICE is asking for views on its plans to support using a device for treating enlarged prostate glands

CE Mark for K2M’s Next-Generation Cervical Disc System

RHINE™ Cervical Disc System boasts proprietary molding technology to minimize wear between polymer core and metal endplates

Women’s Health in Focus at Arab Health 2016

Headline imageWomen's healthcare products specialist Pelican Feminine Healthcare is showcasing two new products at Arab Health 2016

Biggest Ever UK Representation Heads for Arab Health

With 13000 delegates attending from 163 countries, Arab Health is becoming one of the biggest opportunities to showcase new technology. UK health industry presence this year is breaking previous records

Medtronic Says Newly Acquired OsteoCool™ RF Ablation System Now FDA Cleared

Cooled RF Ablation system targets pain reduction in resection of spinal metastases

FDA Approval for Perceval Sutureless Heart Valve

Headline imageMajor milestone as patients needing open aortic valve replacement benefit from easier-to-implant prosthesis