Invuity® Transforms Visualization in Orthopedic Reconstruction and Trauma Surgery with Eigr™ Saber Waveguide with YankauerOctober 10, 2013 9:00 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments
Invuity, a leading developer of advanced visualization devices to transform minimally invasive and minimal access surgeries, today announced the full commercial launch of the Eigr™ Saber Waveguide with Yankauer at the Orthopedic Trauma...
VeriTeQ Partner Establishment Labs Receives CE Mark Approval to Market Motiva Implant Matrix Ergonomix Breast Implant with VeriTeQ’s Q Inside Safety TechnologyOctober 10, 2013 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
Digital Angel Corporation announced that its breast implant partner Establishment Labs has received CE Mark approval for its Motiva Implant Matrix Ergonomix™ with VeriTeQ’s “Q Inside Safety Technology.” CE Mark approval enables EL to market...
BSD Reports Successful Promotion of the MicroThermX® Microwave Ablation System at CIRSE by Terumo Europe (NV)October 9, 2013 9:15 am | by Business Wire | News | Comments
BSD Medical Corporation, today reported the successful promotion of the MicroThermX® Microwave Ablation System (MicroThermX) at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE) conference in Barcelona, Spain...
Medical device maker Intuitive Surgical (NSDQ:ISRG) is still a good buy for long-haul investors, according to analysts at William Blair, who defense of the company comes in the midst of some harsh words from fellow researchers. Intuitive Surgical...
The FDA published the final rule for the unique device identification system (UDI) during the UDI Conference in Baltimore, MD and released it on September 24, 2013. This much anticipated rule will provide a consistent way to identify medical devices and ensure that proper safety regulations are being followed.
MedShape Inc. said it raised $11 million to advance its pipeline of shape memory devices. The Atlanta-based medical device company said the proceeds will go toward "further development and commercialization of pipeline products,"...
ECA Medical Instruments, a designer and manufacturer of single-procedure torque-limiting and fixed-driver surgical instruments, unveiled its disposable Torque-Fast instruments for safe and accurate securing of medical device implants...
The battle between surgical devices maker Intuitive Surgical and analysts at Citron Group continues to heat up, with harsh words from one and a stern defense from the other. Citron Group today issued an open letter to Intuitive Surgical, accusing the company of misusing FDA data...
NuVasive to Exhibit Game-Changing New Products and Procedures at the 28th Annual North American Spine Society Annual MeetingOctober 7, 2013 8:33 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, announced today that it will exhibit several game-changing new products and procedurally integrated solutions at the 28th Annual North American Spine Society (NASS) Annual Meeting, which will be held October 9-12, 2013, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.
C.R. Bard tied a bow on its previously announced acquisition of Minnesota-based Medafor in a deal worth up to $280 million. Officially consummated on October 1, the deal provided $200 million up-front and another possible $80 million for Medafor and its line of anti-bleeding agents.
Putnam Plastics Corporation, a leader in advanced extrusion for minimally invasive medical devices, reports increased interest in integrated catheter components made by medical device companies. These components leverage continuous manufacturing to combine sub-component processes, eliminate assembly steps and reduce manual labor, thus allowing device companies to reduce overall costs.
Olive Medical announces the first public demonstration of the SkopEon Single-Use HD Rigid Camera Scope chip on the tip technology at American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2013 Technical Exhibits October 7-9 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
A harsh Citron Research analysis accuses Intuitive Surgical of ignoring a surge of adverse events associated with the da Vinci robot-assisted surgical system, but the medical device maker says a boost in reporting isn't the same as an increase in incidents.
In an effort to advance the benefits that lasers can offer to surgeons, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center partnered with a motor and motion control specialist to fabricate an endoscopic laser scalpel that incorporates a remote-controlled beam steering device right in the endoscope head.
NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company focused on developing minimally disruptive surgical products and procedures for the spine, is excited to announce the domestic launch of the XLIF Decade Plate. The XLIF Decade Plate is the Company's latest advancement in providing surgeon customers with an option for a single-approach XLIF® and fixation.
Invuity announced that Novation selected its portfolio of surgical illumination and visualization devices incorporating Eigr Illumination Technology for the Novation Innovative Technology Expo. The event provided an opportunity for the company to present its devices to on-site clinical experts and health care providers and discuss the impact its products have on improving patient care and reducing risk to patients and caregivers.
Royal Philips and Accenture today announced the creation of a proof-of-concept demonstration that uses a Google Glass head-mounted display for researching ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of performing surgical procedures. The demonstration connects Google Glass to Philips IntelliVue Solutions...
Royal Philips and Accenture today announced the creation of a proof-of-concept demonstration that uses a Google Glass™ head-mounted display for researching ways to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of performing surgical procedures. The demonstration connects Google Glass to Philips IntelliVue Solutions...
Expecting twins? You probably don't need to schedule a cesarean section. Most moms can safely give birth without surgery, a big study finds. It's the latest research to question the need for C-sections, which are done in one-third of all births in the United States and three-fourths of those involving twins.
New Products and Clinical Success with STAAR Surgical Visian ICLT Technology Highlights the Upcoming ESCRS CongressOctober 3, 2013 4:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments
STAAR Surgical Company, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today provided a preview of the activities scheduled prior to and during the 2013 Congress of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Invuity® Eigr™ Illumination Technology Showcased at International Congress for Joint Reconstruction Anterior Hip CourseOctober 2, 2013 3:57 pm | by Business Wire | News | Comments
Invuity, a leading developer of advanced visualization devices to optimize minimally invasive and minimal access surgeries, today announced that the 2 nd Annual Anterior Hip Course of the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) featured its Eigr™ Saber Waveguide with Yankauer in all cadaveric lab stations and in two live anterior hip arthroplasty surgeries.
In an effort to advance the benefits that lasers can offer to surgeons, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center partnered with a motor and motion control specialist to fabricate an endoscopic laser scalpel that incorporates a remote-controlled beam steering device right in the endoscope head. This article highlights the efforts of that collaboration.
Avenir Medical Inc., an innovator in developing intelligent instruments to improve joint replacement surgery, announced today that it has closed $3.3M of Series A financing. The round was led by MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund, Toronto, and included a syndicate of Angel Groups in Waterloo, Toronto, and Boston.
A.M. Surgical, Inc. announced today the launch of the Stratos™ Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release System. The Stratos ™ will be featured at the 68th annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand Meeting, October 3-5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Stratos™ was designed in collaboration with Carbon Design Group.
In the two years since the University of Missouri’s College of Engineering opened a three-dimensional (3D) printing facility, students and faculty from fields as diverse as paleontology, medicine and engineering have used the printers to prepare for complicated surgeries, model extinct crocodiles and build skills for future employment.