Stable angina has been one of the main indications for coronary stents across the world for almost three decades, ever since artery stenting was first invented.
11 December 2017
7 December 2017
It has been an unremarkable year in terms of initial public offerings (IPOs) for the medical devices industry, with only 21 completed deals in 2017 at a total value of...
1 December 2017
There is a paradigm shift in how tech giants perceive the healthcare environment as they move into medtech. Companies such as Verily, Apple, Samsung, and IBM are at the forefront...
30 November 2017
Following a boom in large, transformative medtech mega-mergers over the past few years, the landscape for medical device deals calmed down in 2017.
29 November 2017
The robotic surgery market is buzzing with activity. Since the launch of the first robot-assisted surgery system in 2000 by Intuitive Surgical, the company has pioneered similar products and accessory...
24 November 2017
Like many industries, the life sciences sector in the UK will be taking a keen interest in the Industrial Strategy White Paper to be published by the British government on...
23 November 2017
Myocardial infarction – commonly known as a heart attack – is caused by ruptured atherosclerotic plaques leading to flow-limiting blood clots in coronary arteries. Historically treated through coronary artery bypass...
22 November 2017
Renal denervation is believed to be a ground-breaking solution for the untreated hypertensive population, potentially reducing the global burden of heart disease and stroke.
30 October 2017
Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), sometimes referred to as topical negative pressure therapy or vacuum-assisted wound closure, is an advanced wound management technology that is being used in the treatment...
26 October 2017
If remembering to take your medication is a constant grind, or you suffer from severe side effects, you might be tempted to ditch the pills altogether. So how about having...