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Natus Medical to buy GN Otometrics for $145m US-based Natus Medical has signed an agreement to acquire Denmark-based GN Otometrics from GN Store Nord for $145m. Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
FDA approves Roche's Treponema pallidum assay to diagnose syphilis infection Roche has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) for Treponema pallidum assay to assist clinicians in the diagnosis of syphilis infection.
News Axonics granted new US patent related to its implantable neuromodulation technology Axonics Modulation Technologies announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted Axonics a new U.S. patent relating to its implantable neuromodulation technology for the treatment of urinary and fecal dysfunction.
News EndoGastric Solutions study demonstrates TIF 2.0 procedure offers durable treatment for chronic GERD EndoGastric Solutions (EGS), a leader in incisionless procedural therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), announced that Surgical Endoscopy has published positive three-year follow up data from TIF EsophyX vs Medical PPI Open Label (TEMPO), a prospective, randomized, multicenter clinical study, demonstrating long-term control of chronic GERD after a Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedure with the EsophyX device.
Diagnostics > Endoscopy Devices > News
Mevion, RaySearch extend collaboration to support RayCare OIS and Hyperscan with Adaptive Aperture IMPT capabilities RaySearch and Mevion Medical Systems are extending their collaboration agreement to support the RayCare oncology information system (OIS), which is currently in development at RaySearch, and to take full advantage of the advanced treatment capabilities of the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN with Adaptive Aperture.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News ulrich medical USA introduces uCerv titanium cervical interbody system ulrich medical USA announced that the U.S. market release of uCerv titanium spinal implants as an adjunct to its current uCerv PEEK OPTIMA Interbody System which is an existing product used for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgical procedures.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News CompactCath unveils new FDA-cleared catheter CompactCath, a medical device company committed to improving the quality of life for people with bladder conditions, has unveiled its flagship intermittent urinary catheter designed to address the most common frustrations of regular catheter users.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News

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ulrich medical USA introduces uCerv titanium cervical interbody system
ulrich medical USA announced that the U.S. market release of uCerv titanium spinal implants as an adjunct to its current uCerv PEEK OPTIMA Interbody System which is an existing product used for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgical procedures.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
Masimo co-founds United for Oxygen alliance
Masimo announced that the Masimo Foundation has co-founded the United for Oxygen Aalliance, as part of a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News
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Diagnostics

EndoGastric Solutions study demonstrates TIF 2.0 procedure offers durable treatment for chronic GERD
EndoGastric Solutions (EGS), a leader in incisionless procedural therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), announced that Surgical Endoscopy has published positive three-year follow up data from TIF EsophyX vs Medical PPI Open Label (TEMPO), a prospective, randomized, multicenter clinical study, demonstrating long-term control of chronic GERD after a Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF) procedure with the EsophyX device.
Diagnostics > Endoscopy Devices > News
Mevion, RaySearch extend collaboration to support RayCare OIS and Hyperscan with Adaptive Aperture IMPT capabilities
RaySearch and Mevion Medical Systems are extending their collaboration agreement to support the RayCare oncology information system (OIS), which is currently in development at RaySearch, and to take full advantage of the advanced treatment capabilities of the MEVION S250i with HYPERSCAN with Adaptive Aperture.
Diagnostics > Diagnostic Imaging > News
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Patient Care

CompactCath unveils new FDA-cleared catheter
CompactCath, a medical device company committed to improving the quality of life for people with bladder conditions, has unveiled its flagship intermittent urinary catheter designed to address the most common frustrations of regular catheter users.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
Opsens receives 510(k) clearance for OptoMonitor II
Opsens has secured announces 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for the OptoMonitor II, a new multimodality monitor combining the ability to measure Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) along with measuring intravascular and intracatheter pressure.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
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Technology

Irish university NUI Galway opens new medical device research center
By MDBR Staff Writer
Irish university NUI Galway has opened a new €68m research center, which is a global hub of research expertise in medical device technology.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
GE Healthcare launches new accelerator program to support global healthcare startups
By MDBR Staff Writer
GE Healthcare has launched new five.eight healthcare accelerator program to provide financial assistance to global healthcare startups.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
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Contract Services

Firms Flock to FixedFlex to Get the Best Energy Deal
Since its launch a month ago, Utilitywise’s FixedFlex contract has taken off, with 700 businesses signing up for it so far.
Contract Services > News
Cirtec Medical acquires US firm Stellar Technologies
By MDBR Staff Writer
Century Park Capital Partners portfolio company Cirtec Medical has acquired US-based Stellar Technologies, for an undisclosed sum.
Certification > News
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Certification

Vention Medical opens new medical device services facility in Ireland
By MDBR Staff Writer
Vention Medical has opened a new facility in Ireland, in a bid to provide better services for medical device customers in the region.
Certification > News
FDA recommend Zika virus testing of all blood donations
By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is calling for Zika testing of all donated blood and blood components as a preventive measure against the spread of the virus.
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