India’s medical device sector is undergoing a drastic transformation, with a new regulatory...
FDA clears EsoCheck device to detect Barrett’s oesophagus
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to a new swallowable balloon device called EsoCheck for the detection of pre-cancerous Barrett's oesophagus.
Meril Life Sciences: leading a growing Indian medtech sector
India’s medical device sector is undergoing a drastic transformation, with a new regulatory regime aimed at luring industry backers and priming it for significant growth. Meril Life Sciences, one of the country’s medtech leaders, tells us how the changing industry is shaping its business.
Boston Scientific completes $4.2bn acquisition of BTG
Boston Scientific has closed the acquisition of UK-based BTG, which provides products used in minimally-invasive procedures related to cancer and vascular diseases.
FDA approves CVRx’s device to treat advanced heart failure
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved CVRx’s Barostim Neo System to address symptoms in advanced heart failure patients.
Under the skin: the medical device industry and the dark web
Medical companies are some of the organisations most frequently targeted by cybercriminals, often using malware tools traded on the dark net, with 24% of dark web vendors offering access to the healthcare vertical market according to a University of Surrey report. But, just how deep does the rabbit hole go?
Watchdog calls for break-up of Tobii-Smartbox merger
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for the dissolution of recently merged med tech firms Tobii and Smartbox.
Concept Medical receives breakthrough status for MagicTouch PTA
Concept Medical has secured breakthrough device designation from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MagicTouch Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) sirolimus drug-coated balloon (DCB).
5 things to know about Germany’s gesund medical device market
Thanks to a global reputation of top class products and a well regulated environment, the words ‘Made in Germany’ have become synonymous with quality and innovation. We hone in on five reasons why Germany’s medical device market is the strongest in Europe.
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