Drug-delivery FDA Approved Implants

FDA approves BioStage’s esophageal device investigational new drug application

Released on March 26, 2020

Biostage (NSDQ:BSTG) this week announced that its Cellspan Esophageal Implant investigational new drug application won FDA approval. The Cellspan Esophageal Implant is […]

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AgNovos receives Breakthrough Device Designation for spine device

Released on March 26, 2020

AgNovos Healthcare has announced that its newest investigational product, AGN1 Local Osteo-enhancement Procedure (LOEP) Small Volume (SV) Kit, has been granted […]

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Implants Orthopedic Surgery

Conformis Faced with Tough Decision to Furlough One-Third of Its Workforce

Released on March 24, 2020

Conformis is furloughing one-third of its workforce citing a sharp decline in elective procedures because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In […]

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Implants Spine

NuVasive issues safety notice on Magec Model X rods

Released on March 20, 2020

NuVasive has issued an urgent field safety notice for the recall of Magec System Model X rods. The notice, issued on […]

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Respirix for Non-Invasive Cardiopulmonary Monitoring: Interview with CEO Eric Kriegstein

Released on March 17, 2020

For patients with cardiopulmonary illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD or congestive heart failure (CHF), few technologies exist to […]

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CE Mark Implants Orthopedic

DePuy Synthes wins CE Mark for hip replacement dual mobility system

Released on March 13, 2020

Johnson & Johnson’s (NYSE:JNJ) DePuy Synthes announced that it won CE Mark approval for its Bi-Mentum dual mobility system for people with a higher […]

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Senseonics cites Freestyle Libre pricing as factor in its Roche deal challenges

Released on March 13, 2020

Dive Brief: Senseonics CEO Tim Goodnow cited the pricing of Abbott’s continuous glucose monitor FreeStyle Libre as a factor that has […]

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Implants Neuro

Prosthetic Tech Lets Users Control Individual Fingers on First Try

Released on March 10, 2020

Existing prosthetic hands have to rely on weak electrical nerve signals in order to know when to activate their motors. That’s […]

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CE Mark Implants

LivaNova lands CE Mark for depression neurostimulation treatment

Released on March 9, 2020

LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) said today that its vagus nerve stimulation therapy for treatment-resistant depression has won the CE Mark in Europe. Two patients […]

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Cardiology CE Mark Implants

V-Wave lands CE Mark for heart-failure device

Released on March 6, 2020

V-Wave announced today that its Ventura interatrial shunt system has received the CE Mark. The Caesarea, Israel-based company’s minimally invasive, implanted interatrial […]

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Implants Neuro Urology

Axonics execs bullish on breaking Medtronic market stranglehold

Released on March 5, 2020

Dive Brief: Axonics Modulation Technologies has given a bullish assessment of its near-term chances of replacing Medtronic as the dominant force […]

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Implants Spine

Positive fusion data reported for FlareHawk interbody implant

Released on March 4, 2020

Integrity Implants has announced positive data from a retrospective study demonstrating favourable fusion efficacy with its FlareHawk interbody implant. The study, […]

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