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Respiratory Motion secures CE mark for ExSpiron respiratory volume monitoring system 27 May 2016 US-based medical device company Respiratory Motion has secured the CE Mark for ExSpiron to facilitate a faster detection of life threatening respiratory...

HIL Applied Medical acquires Nanolabz to assist in developing cancer radiotherapy systems 27 May 2016 Israel based medical technology company HIL Applied Medical has acquired laser-based cancer therapy components developer, Nanolabz, a part of the University of Nevada, to assist in developing...

BD expands easy-to-use cell sorters portfolio 27 May 2016 US based medical technology company Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) has introduced its new cell sorter, the BD FACSMelody system to increase their existing portfolio of easy-to-use cell...

Deals this week: ANGLE, Incube Labs, OncoSec Medical Incorporated 27 May 2016 ANGLE, a medical diagnostic company specialising in cancer diagnostics and foetal health, has issued bonds through a private placement to raise net proceeds of £9.6m...

M&As this week: Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer Company, Novartis AG 27 May 2016 Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer Company, a disposable medical devices manufacturer, has sold 9% of its stake in Shandong Weigao Orthopedic Device Company for a consideration of...

FDA grants approval to Roche’s cytomegalovirus test 26 May 2016 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the usage of Roche's cytomegalovirus (CMV) test for hematopoietic stem cell transplant...

Health Canada authorises Ortho Kinematics’ vertebral motion analysis 26 May 2016 US-based diagnostic technology company Ortho Kinematics has secured the Health Canada authorisation for its diagnostic test Vertebral Motion Analysis...

Mauna Kea Technologies secures US FDA 510(k) clearance for confocal miniprobes 26 May 2016 French medical device company Mauna Kea Technologies has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its confocal...

Biotronik introduces portable monitoring device CardioMessenger Smart in US 25 May 2016 Medical technology company Biotronik has introduced its portable monitoring device, CardioMessenger Smart in the...

Medic Vision secures FDA approval for SafeCT-29 to assist CT scans compliance with NEMA mandates 25 May 2016 Israel-based medical technology company Medic Vision Imaging Solutions has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its SafeCT-29 system to assist healthcare facilities...

Interventional Spine secures US FDA approval for Lordotic 80 Opticage fusion device 25 May 2016 US-based medical device company Interventional Spine has secured US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its 80 lumbar lordotic opticage expandable intervertebral body fusion...

Implanet secures FDA 510(k) clearance and CE mark for Jazz Claw implant 24 May 2016 France-based medical technology Implanet has secured the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance and CE mark in Europe for its new Jazz Claw...

Gordian Surgical begins first human clinical trial of TroClose1200 for laparoscopic surgery 24 May 2016 Israel-based medical portfolio company of The Trendlines Group, Gordian Surgical, has commenced the first human clinical trial of its TroClose1200 for laparoscopic...

Cerus secures Health Canada approval for Intercept Blood System 24 May 2016 Health Canada has granted approval for Cerus' Intercept Blood System for ex-vivo preparation of pathogen-reduced, whole blood derived or apheresis...

Optra System unveils new digital pathology solution platform OptraSCAN 23 May 2016 US-based medical technology company Optra System has unveiled its OptraSCAN whole-slide imaging system and end-to-end digital pathology solution...

Surgical Specialties secures approval to launch upgraded BioSentry Track Sealant System in Europe 23 May 2016 US-based medical device company Surgical Specialties has secured approval for its upgraded BioSentry Track Sealant System to launch in...

Meta-Analysis reports positive results for EndoGastric Solutions’ TIF procedure with EsophyX device 23 May 2016 US-based medical device company EndoGastric Solutions (EGS) has reported positive results of a meta-analysis demonstration of their transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) procedure with...

FDA approves Roche's ventana PD-L1 biomarker assay 20 May 2016 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Roche Group’s ventana PD-L1 (SP142) assay as a complementary diagnostic to provide PD-L1 status on patients who are...

Nikkiso America introduce DBB-06 Hemodialysis System in US 20 May 2016 Medical device company Nikkiso America has introduced its DBB-06 Hemodialysis System fitted with a dialysis dose monitor (DDM) in the...

Boston Scientific secures FDA approval for Precision Montage SCS System 20 May 2016 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Boston Scientifics' Precision Montage MRI spinal cord stimulator (SCS)...

Deals this week: Medtronic, Grifols, S.A., Purigen Biosystems 20 May 2016 Medtronic, a medical technology solutions provider, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Smith & Nephew’s gynaecology (GYN) business for a purchase consideration of...


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