On Wednesday 11 April the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the...
Medtronic’s DCB gets FDA approval for femoral artery lesions treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Medtronic’s IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of long superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions.
Vascutek and Bolton Medical combine into single business
UK-based medical device company Vascutek has merged with its US-based sister organisation Bolton Medical to form a single entity called Terumo Aortic.
M&As this week: Air Liquide, Flexan, Boston Scientific
Air Liquide SA has acquired EOVE, a French designer and manufacturer of ventilators for home-based patients suffering from chronic respiratory failure.
Deals this week: Intact Vascular, DiaCarta, TELA Bio
Intact Vascular Inc has raised $20m in the first of a two-tranche series C financing round, which saw the participation of New Enterprise Associates Inc HIG BioVentures LLC and Quaker Partners Management LP.
Abbott releases firmware upgrade for certain cardiac devices
Abbott has released a firmware update for some of its high-voltage implantable cardiac devices to enhance cybersecurity and improve battery performance.
FDA unveils action plan to improve medical device safety
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has unveiled a new action plan to ensure the safety of medical devices and patient protection while also driving innovation.
First AI device to detect diabetic eye disease gets FDA greenlight
On Wednesday 11 April the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the marketing approval of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence (AI) to detect more than a mild level of diabetic retinopathy, the most common cause of vision loss among diabetic patients and the leading cause of vision impairment among the US working-age population.
Tradeshows Showcasing Three New Themes Synchronising the Latest Medical Trends
The 2018 MEDICARE TAIWAN (Taiwan International Medical & Healthcare Exhibition) and SenCARE (Taiwan International Senior Lifestyle and Health Care Show) tradeshows create an international platform that focuses on medical devices, hospital equipment and healthcare solutions in Taiwan.
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