FDA Gastroenterology MedTech

FDA says 18 deaths linked to intragastric weight loss balloons

Released on April 28, 2020

Dive Brief: FDA on Monday sent an update to healthcare providers describing risks associated with liquid-filled intragastric balloon devices used for […]

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Digital Health Gastroenterology Telehealth

11 Health’s Free Virtual Support Platform for Chronic Digestive Disease Patients During COVID Pandemic: Interview with Michael Seres, Founder and CEO

Released on April 27, 2020

11 Health, a medtech company based in the UK and California, has offered 12 weeks of free access to the Alfred […]

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FDA Gastroenterology Implantables

Allurion Files for PMA Submission of Elipse Gastric Balloon

Released on April 7, 2020

Allurion Technologies is one step closer to having its Elipse gastric balloon enter the U.S. market. The Natick, MA-based company announced […]

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Gastroenterology Surgery

FUJIFILM’s AI Colonic Polyp Detector Cleared in Europe

Released on February 27, 2020

FUJIFILM is introducing a new technology that is capable of automatically detecting suspected polyps in real-time during colonoscopy exams. Called CAD […]

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Gastroenterology MedTech

Light Sensitive GI Devices Break Up on Demand

Released on January 21, 2020

Most medical devices that are placed within the gastrointestinal tract have to be removed eventually. Such procedures can be challenging to […]

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FDA Cleared Gastroenterology Imaging

PENTAX Releases IMAGINA LED Powered Endoscopy System

Released on January 16, 2020

PENTAX is releasing its IMAGINA Endoscopy System in the U.S., having just received FDA clearance for the GI imaging platform. The […]

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AI Gastroenterology

Iterative Scopes Closes $5.2M Seed Fundraising Round

Released on January 16, 2020

BOSTON, Jan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Iterative Scopes, a Gastroenterology AI company with a focus on applying computer vision analytics to complex endoscopy problems, […]

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FDA Approved Gastroenterology

Colospan wins IDE FDA approval for intraluminal bypass device

Released on January 9, 2020

Colospan announced today that it won FDA investigational device exemption for its CG-100 temporary intraluminal bypass device for gastrointestinal resection procedures. Following […]

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FDA Cleared Gastroenterology

Interscope wins FDA clearance for EndoRotor System

Released on December 20, 2019

Interscope this week said it won FDA clearance for its EndoRotor System. The system is a flexible microdebrider that is used […]

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Funding Gastroenterology

Motus GI Announces $8.0 Million Secured Term Loan from Silicon Valley Bank

Released on December 18, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Motus GI Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: MOTS) (“Motus GI” or the “Company”), a medical technology company providing endoscopy solutions […]

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FDA Cleared Gastroenterology

Boston Scientific Wins FDA Clearance for the World’s First Fully Disposable Duodenoscope

Released on December 14, 2019

Contamination on duodenoscopes after reprocessing continues to be a major concern in the United States, but a recent FDA clearance represents a […]

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Funding Gastroenterology

GI Windows raises $15m Series A

Released on December 12, 2019

GI Windows announced that it raised nearly $15 million in Series A financing for its next-generation technology for clinical procedures and tissue […]

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