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Mekala ShivaramPrasad

Guided Therapeutics to begin enrolment in clinical trial for LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan

Guided Therapeutics will initiate patient enrolment this week in a multi-centre, blinded clinical trial to expand claims for the LuViva Advanced Cervical Scan to include front-line screening for cervical cancer.

Abbott and US DoD collaborate to develop portable blood tests for evaluating TBIs

Abbott and the US Department of Defense (DoD) have collaborated to develop portable blood tests to help assess potential concussions, also called mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).

Masimo’s Radius-7 wearable patient monitor gets CE Mark approval

Masimo has received CE Mark approval for its Radius-7, the first rainbow signal extraction technology (SET) based noninvasive wearable, wireless monitor for Root patient monitoring and connectivity platform.

CHUV initiates Cerament |G Bone Healing study

Sweden-based Bonesupport has announced that the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) in Switzerland has initiated the Cerament |G Bone Healing study, designed to investigate absorption and bone in-growth of Cerament|G in one-stage surgical revisions of infections.

Medtronic reports preliminary results for Micra transcatheter pacing system

US-based Medtronic has reported preliminary results from the first human implants of its Micra transcatheter pacing system (TPS).

Novo Nordisk launches Levemir FlexTouch insulin delivery device in US

Novo Nordisk has announced the launch of its Levemir (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection) FlexTouch insulin delivery device in the US.

PowerVision completes $30m Series D financing round for FluidVision lens development

US-based medical device company PowerVision has announced the completion of a $30m Series D financing round to fund development of its FluidVision accommodating intraocular lens.

Cook Medical reports data from Japan PMS study for Zilver PTX stent

Cook Medical has reported 12-month follow-up data from the postmarket surveillance (PMS) study in Japan for its Zilver PTX drug-eluting stent.

Breas Medical launches Vivo 60 home ventilator

Sweden-based Breas Medical has introduced a life support home ventilator, Vivo 60, designed for comfortable and reliable ventilation in patients’ homes, as well as in mobile and hospital environments.

Debiotech, AWAK and Neokidney Development to develop portable artificial kidney

Debiotech, AWAK, and Neokidney Development have joined forces to develop and deliver to patients the world’s first portable artificial kidney.