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RTI Surgical® Tissue Matrix Line Extensions for International MarketsApril 18, 2017

RTI will now offer a more pliable version of its Fortiva Tissue Matrix

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First US Cases for MIS Nasal Valve Collapse DeviceJuly 19, 2016

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

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AirXpanders Touts Positive Tissue Expander Data at Plastic Surgeon CongressOctober 23, 2015

Seems patients like AeroForm, a novel, patient-controlled method of tissue expansion prior to breast reconstruction surgery

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U.S. FDA Clearance for Two Pigmented Lesion TreatmentsApril 21, 2015

Two new clearances have been announced for technologies to treat a variety of aesthetic treatments

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Otto Bock Claims New Michelangelo® Prosthesis Closest to a Human HandMarch 11, 2015

The most technologically advanced prosthetic hand in the world is changing the life of a 30 year amputee

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FDA Approval for Varicose Vein GlueFebruary 23, 2015

Less than 18 months since submitting the first part of a modular PMA, the VenaSeal varicose vein treatment system has now gained FDA PMA approval

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Expanded Clearance for Intact® Tissue Excision SystemJanuary 12, 2015

Intact Medical Corporation’s marketing clearance sees it usable for remove intact breast lesions up to 30mm in diameter.

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FDA Nod for Allergan NATRELLE® 410 Silicone Breast Implant Range AddsNovember 13, 2014

Allergan, Inc. has announced that it has received approval from the U.S. FDA to market two new styles, X and L, of the Natrelle® 410 Highly Cohesive Anatomically Shaped Silicone-Filled Breast Implants for use in breast reconstruction, augmentation and revision surgery.

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More Evidence Needed Before UK’s NICE will Support Spray-on Skin and Pressure Ulcer-Reducing GarmentsNovember 12, 2014

Two technologies that promise a lot in burns treatment and wound care respectively need more evidence before UK’s NICE will support their adoption.

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FDA Clears Premvia™ Hydrogel Scaffold for Regenerative IndicationsAugust 12, 2014

BioTime, Inc. says its Premvia™ hydrogel tissue substitute has been cleared for marketing as a Class II medical device.

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FDA Clears PicoSure™ for Treatment of Acne ScarsJuly 25, 2014

Cynosure, Inc., has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its flagship PicoSure Picosecond Laser Workstation for the treatment of acne scars.

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EU Launch for KCI Cellutome™ Skin Graft HarvesterJuly 2, 2014

Kinetic Concepts, Inc. has announced the EU launch of its CelluTome™ Epidermal Harvesting System, delivering an automated, precise and reproducible process of harvesting autologous epidermal tissue for grafting.

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FDA denovo Rules Pass Mind-Controlled Robotic ArmMay 12, 2014

The U.S. FDA has cleared for marketing the DEKA Arm System, the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple, simultaneous powered movements controlled by electrical signals from electromyogram (EMG) electrodes.

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Revealing French Breast Implant Report IssuedMay 7, 2014

It’s estimated that 340,000 French women have received silicone gel breast implants in France since their introduction in 2001. Only appropriate then, that the regulators should review the state of play, especially in view of the PIP scandal.

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CE Mark for RTI Surgical’s Fortiva™ Porcine DermisMarch 12, 2014

Pretty much a year after having gained the FDA’s nod for its Fortiva Porcine Dermis Patch, RTI Surgical Inc. has received CE mark approval for the product and says it will begin distribution throughout Europe.

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Good Year for CryoLife with Growth Across BusinessesFebruary 24, 2014

Some outstanding sales figures from tissue sealant, hemostat, vascular and preservation services businesses underpin annual revenue growth of 7 percent.

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