Medical Device Network-Updates The latest content updates from the www.medicaldevice-network.com web site http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ en-us http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/ Medical Device Network-Updates http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/content/images/logo_big.gif M&As this week: Handicare, Medtronic, Dentsply Sirona http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-handicare-medtronic-dentsply-sirona-4937544 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-handicare-medtronic-dentsply-sirona-4937544 Handicare Group AB (Handicare), a Swedish supplier of technical aids for the elderly and physically disabled, and medical equipment supplier Prism Medical have entered an agreement that will see the former acquire all of the outstanding common shares… Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Baxter gets Health Canada approval of Amia APD system with Sharesource http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbaxter-gets-health-canada-approval-of-amia-apd-system-sharesource-4937883 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbaxter-gets-health-canada-approval-of-amia-apd-system-sharesource-4937883 Baxter has received approval for its Amia Automated Peritoneal Dialysis (APD) System with the Sharesource Connectivity Platform from Health Canada. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT FDA approves Xpert Carba-R Assay to detect genetic markers for antibiotic-resistant bacteria http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-xpert-carba-r-assay-detect-genetic-markers-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-4938571 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsfda-approves-xpert-carba-r-assay-detect-genetic-markers-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-4938571 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to market the Xpert Carba-R Assay, an infection control aid to detect genetic markers for carbapenem antibiotics-resistant bacteria. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Slow growth expected for global hip and knee reconstruction market http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsreport-slow-growth-expected-global-hip-knee-reconstruction-market-4938321 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsreport-slow-growth-expected-global-hip-knee-reconstruction-market-4938321 The global hip and knee reconstruction market is projected to grow at a sluggish rate to reach $16.46bn by 2022, according to a report by GlobalData. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT SRS Medical secures CE mark for spanner temporary prostatic stent http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssrs-medical-secures-ce-mark-for-spanner-temporary-prostatic-stent-4937572 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newssrs-medical-secures-ce-mark-for-spanner-temporary-prostatic-stent-4937572 US-based medical device company SRS Medical Systems has secured the CE mark approval for its spanner temporary prostatic stent (STPS) in the European Economic Area (EEA). Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Masimo gets FDA 510(k) clearance for Radius-7 with rainbow technology http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-radius-7-with-rainbow-technology-4936453 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmasimo-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-radius-7-with-rainbow-technology-4936453 US-based medical technology company Masimo has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for Radius-7 with rainbow technology. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gore announces positive clinical study outcome of Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis for AV access graft http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgore-announces-positive-clinical-study-outcome-of-gore-viabahn-endoprosthesis-for-av-access-graft-4936991 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsgore-announces-positive-clinical-study-outcome-of-gore-viabahn-endoprosthesis-for-av-access-graft-4936991 W L Gore & Associates (Gore) has announced positive outcome of the Gore Revise clinical study of Viabahn Endoprosthesis with Heparin Bioactive Surface (Gore Viabahn Endoprosthesis) in AV access graft outflow interventions. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Accuray gets FDA 510(k) clearance for Radixact image-guided radiation therapy platform http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaccuray-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-radixact-image-guided-radiation-therapy-platform-4935392 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsaccuray-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-radixact-image-guided-radiation-therapy-platform-4935392 US-based radiation oncology firm Accuray has received the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Radixact treatment delivery platform. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT MGC Diagnostics gets FDA 510(k) clearance for Resmon PRO FULL FOT device http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmgc-diagnostics-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-resmon-pro-full-fot-device-4936070 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmgc-diagnostics-gets-fda-510k-clearance-for-resmon-pro-full-fot-device-4936070 Medical technology company MGC Diagnostics has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Resmon PRO FULL, Forced Oscillation Technique (FOT) device. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT LabCorp introduces cobas EGFR Mutation Test v2 for non-small cell lung cancer http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslabcorp-introduces-cobas-egfr-mutation-test-v2-for-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-4935234 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newslabcorp-introduces-cobas-egfr-mutation-test-v2-for-non-small-cell-lung-cancer-4935234 US-based healthcare diagnostics company LabCorp has introduced a new application for the companion diagnostic to the use of Tarceva to treat non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Medtronic to acquire HeartWare for $1.1bn http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-to-acquire-heartware-for-11bn-4934786 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedtronic-to-acquire-heartware-for-11bn-4934786 Ireland-based medical device company Medtronic has entered into an agreement to acquire medical-technology company HeartWare for approximately $1.1bn. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Phonak to introduce lithium-ion rechargeable hearing aid http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsphonak-to-introduce-lithium-ion-rechargeable-hearing-aid-4934211 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsphonak-to-introduce-lithium-ion-rechargeable-hearing-aid-4934211 Switzerland-based medical device company Phonak is planning to launch the first mainstream lithium-ion rechargeable hearing aid based on its next-generation platform, Belong. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Epic Sciences unveils liquid biopsy test for PARP inhibitor clinical trials http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsepic-sciences-unveils-liquid-biopsy-test-for-parp-inhibitor-clinical-trials-4933597 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsepic-sciences-unveils-liquid-biopsy-test-for-parp-inhibitor-clinical-trials-4933597 US-based medical technology company Epic Sciences has introduced a liquid biopsy test to identify cancers that are affected by poly ADP ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitors. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT HeartFlow unveils next generation FFRct Analysis http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartflow-unveils-next-generation-ffrct-analysis-4932122 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsheartflow-unveils-next-generation-ffrct-analysis-4932122 US-based medical technology company HeartFlow has introduced the next generation of the HeartFlow FFRct Analysis. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT BioVentrix secures CE mark for Revivent TC transcatheter ventricular enhancement system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbioventrix-secures-ce-mark-for-revivent-tc-transcatheter-ventricular-enhancement-system-4933456 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsbioventrix-secures-ce-mark-for-revivent-tc-transcatheter-ventricular-enhancement-system-4933456 US-based medical device company BioVentrix has secured CE mark approval for its Revivent TC transcatheter ventricular enhancement system used for myocardial infarction or heart attack. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT St. Jude Medical gets CE mark for SyncAV CRT software http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-gets-ce-mark-for-syncav-crt-software-4932522 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsst-jude-medical-gets-ce-mark-for-syncav-crt-software-4932522 US-based medical device company St. Jude Medical has secured the CE mark approval for its SyncAV CRT software adding to the company’s cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) portfolio. Sun, 26 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Guangdong Biolight Meditech, Royal Philips, Paramit Corporation http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-guangdong-biolight-meditech-royal-philips-paramit-corporation-4931159 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmas-this-week-guangdong-biolight-meditech-royal-philips-paramit-corporation-4931159 Guangdong Biolight Meditech has announced that it will acquire a 20% stake in a minimally-invasive medical device company based in Changzhou. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Median and Microsoft to develop IT-enabled cancer detection system http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedian-and-microsoft-to-develop-it-enabled-cancer-detection-system-4931082 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsmedian-and-microsoft-to-develop-it-enabled-cancer-detection-system-4931082 France-based medical device company Median Technologies has signed a collaborative agreement with Microsoft to jointly develop cancer detection, diagnosis and monitoring methods using Big Data analytics. Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Global Kinetics and NPF begin clinical trial of PKG System for Parkinson’s Disease http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglobal-kinetics-and-npf-begin-clinical-trial-of-pkg-system-for-parkinsons-disease-4931411 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsglobal-kinetics-and-npf-begin-clinical-trial-of-pkg-system-for-parkinsons-disease-4931411 Global Kinetics and National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) have initiated collaborative clinical research to determine the effect of continuous objective measurement of movement in patients with Parkinson's disease using the Personal KinetiGraph (PKG) M… Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Becton Dickinson Holdings, Terumo BCT, Royal Philips http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-becton-dickinson-holdings-terumo-bct-royal-philips-4931143 http://www.medicaldevice-network.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-becton-dickinson-holdings-terumo-bct-royal-philips-4931143 Becton Dickinson Holdings (BD) has announced the signing of a research agreement with Singapore Immunology Network (SigN). Through the partnership, the companies intend to achieve advancements in immunology research by improving existing cell analysi… Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT