Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices

ScanNav anatomy PNB receives FDA clearance

Intelligent Ultrasound, a company that develops software aimed at improving the quality, reliability and diagnostic power of medical ultrasounds, recently…

A choppy history of racial bias in oximetry

Last November, health secretary and UK MP Sajid Javid announced a review into systematic racism and gender bias in medical…

Lucira’s Covid-19 & Flu and Covid-19 Molecular Tests obtain CE Mark

Medical technology company Lucira Health has obtained CE mark for professional use for its Covid-19 & Flu and Covid-19 molecular…

MDoloris’ HFVI MOC-9 technology receives marketing approval in Japan

MDoloris Medical Systems has received regulatory clearance and marketing approval of its high frequency variability index monitor, HFVI MOC-9, in…

Royal Philips in talks with US FDA over ventilators recall

Medical equipment maker Royal Philips has stated that it is holding talks with the US Food and Drug Agency (FDA)…

Philips recalls sleep and respiratory care products over health risks

Royal Philips has voluntarily recalled breathing devices and ventilators after it found possible health risks linked to the polyester-based polyurethane…

Medline to acquire select respiratory assets of Teleflex for $286m

Medline has signed a definitive agreement to acquire select assets under the Hudson RCI brand of Teleflex’s Respiratory business for…

510(k) clearances for anaesthesia and respiratory devices will lead to steady growth

The market for anaesthesia and respiratory devices saw abnormal growth last year due to the demand for ventilators driven by…

Timeline: the ins and outs of the SABA asthma inhaler

People have inhaled numerous different substances to try and manage asthma symptoms for thousands of years. Ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls…

Extracorporeal organs could save the sickest patients from Covid-19

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is effectively an artificial lung or heart. The technology is used when all other forms of…

Bringing eco-friendly anaesthesia to European hospitals

Until the discovery of general anaesthesia in the middle of the 19th century, surgical procedures were performed only as a…

Ally Bridge Group invests in Covid-adjacent med tech

Life science investors at the Ally Bridge Group (ABG) have led three US investments in April 2020 into commercial-stage companies…

ResMed: providing remote care for long-term ventilator users

In the age of Covid-19, the global demand for ventilators has skyrocketed, as intensive care patients with severe forms of…

Demand far outstrips the supply of N95 respirators

Due to global shortages, 3M Co has ramped up its production of N95 respirators, doubling its normal output. The company…

US researchers develop heart valve designed to grow with children

A new type of heart valve could remove the need for children with congenital heart disease to undergo multiple open-heart…