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March 2015

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Oraya's IRay Radiotherapy system gets CE Mark to treat choroidal metastases
05 March 2015 US-based Oraya Therapeutics has secured CE Mark extension for its IRay Radiotherapy system to treat patients with choroidal...

Boston agrees to acquire AMS' urology portfolio from Endo for $1.6bn
04 March 2015 Boston Scientific has entered into an agreement with Endo International to acquire American Medical Systems' (AMS) male urology medical device businesses for...

IlluminOss Medical enrols first patient in EU Light Fix trial
04 March 2015 US-based commercial stage device firm IlluminOss Medical has enrolled the first patient in its EU Light Fix trial to treat impending and pathologic fractures in the humerus due to...

Electrical Geodesics' GTEN device gets FDA clearance in epilepsy
03 March 2015 US-based Electrical Geodesics (EGI) has received an investigational device exemption (IDE) from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct clinical trials of its Geodesic...

Aethlon Medical reports completion of first patient Hemopurifier trial protocol
02 March 2015 US-based therapeutic devices developer Aethlon Medical has announced the first patient enrolled in its clinical feasibility trial has completed the full Hemopurifier treatment protocol, without...

FDA grants approval for Allergan's Natrelle Inspira breast implants
02 March 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for US-based pharmaceutical firm Allergan to market its Natrelle Inspira round gel-filled smooth breast...

February 2015

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TGAC and Optalysys partner to reduce HPC energy consumption
27 February 2015 The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC) has collaborated with UK-based high performance computing (HPC) hardware provider Optalysys to develop a new optical processing device to perform large-scale...

Sorin and Cyberonics to create new medical technology company
27 February 2015 Italian medical device firm Sorin Group and US-based Cyberonics have agreed to merge to create a new medical technology company with a combined equity value of...

Sunshine Heart gets FDA approval to conduct Counter HF study of C-Pulse system
26 February 2015 US-based medical device firm Sunshine Heart has received approval from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to carry out an interim analysis of Counter HF study of the C-Pulse Heart Assist...

Agena introduces MassARRAY 24-Well System for genetic analysis
25 February 2015 US-based Agena Bioscience has extended its existing MassARRAY portfolio with the introduction of MassARRAY 24-Well System for mass spectrometry-based genetic...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Bioness' StimRouter to treat chronic peripheral pain
25 February 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Bioness' StimRouter, an implantable neuromodulation device, designed to treat chronic, intractable pain of...

US FTC fines marketers of two melanoma detection apps
24 February 2015 The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has fined marketers of two melanoma detection apps, MelApp and Mole Detective, over claims of insufficient scientific...

FDA approves Medtronic’s VenaSeal closure system to treat varicose veins
23 February 2015 Medtronic has received approval from US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the VenaSeal closure...

FDA approves marketing of 23andMe's genetic carrier test for Bloom syndrome
20 February 2015 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for marketing 23andMe's Bloom Syndrome carrier test, a direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic test to determine whether a healthy person has...

Helius Medical enrols first patients in multiple sclerosis feasibility trial of PoNS device
20 February 2015 US-based Helius Medical Technologies has enrolled the first three subjects in the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) feasibility trial of its Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator (PoNS) device at the...

Marathon and Medline partner to distribute ZiNGO handheld device
19 February 2015 Marathon Pharmaceuticals has partnered with Medline Industries to market and distribute ZiNGO (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate, 0.5mg) powder intradermal injection system, a...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Seegene's HSV molecular test
18 February 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) market clearance for South Korean developer of multiplex PCR technologies, Seegene's TOCE-based herpes simplex virus (HSV) types 1 and...

Mitsubishi develops new multi-function irradiation nozzle for cancer treatment
18 February 2015 Mitsubishi Electric has developed a new multi-function irradiation nozzle for proton-type particle therapy systems for cancer...

FDA clears Medtronic's expanded indications of Vertex reconstruction system
17 February 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted clearance for Irish medical technology firm Medtronic's expanded indications of the Vertex Reconstruction...

Entellus introduces Xpress Ultra Multi-Sinus Dilation System
16 February 2015 US-based medical technology firm Entellus Medical has introduced the third device in the XprESS family of balloon sinus dilation systems, the XprESS Ultra Multi-Sinus Dilation...

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Sonoma's FibuLock Nail for ankle fracture repair
16 February 2015 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Sonoma Orthopedic Products' intramedullary (within the bone canal) FibuLock Nail, which offers physicians a...


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