• 2 October 2011

    NuVasive to purchase Impulse Monitoring

    NuVasive has accomplished a definitive agreement to acquire Impulse Monitoring, an intra-operative monitoring (IOM) provider in the United States for $80m, comprised of $40m in cash and $40m in stock.

  • 2 October 2011

    Calypso receives IDE approval for lung cancer study

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for Calypso Medical's clinical study evaluating Calypso systems' viability to precisely track lung cancer tumours during radiation...

  • 2 October 2011

    FDA clears KCHC pediatric face mask

    Kimberly-Clark Health Care (KCHC) has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its pediatric face mask.

  • 29 September 2011

    FDA clears Titan Spine fixation device

    US-based medical implant surface technology company, Titan Spine, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its Endoskeleton TAS system, incorporating an ALIF device with integrated fixation screws.

  • 29 September 2011

    Aton acquires OrthoScan

    German private investment company Aton has acquired OrthoScan, an innovator in the orthopaedic imaging market that specialises in mini C-arm products.

  • 29 September 2011

    Medtronic commences Engager system trial

    Medtronic has initiated the pivotal trial to obtain CE mark approval for its Engager transcatheter aortic valve implantation system, used to treat patients suffering from severe aortic stenosis.

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