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Medtronic acquires US firm HeartWare International for $1.1bn Irish medical technology firm Medtronic has completed the acquisition of US-based HeartWare International for about $1.1bn. Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
Royal Philips to exhibit cardiology solutions at ESC Congress 2016 By MDBR Staff Writer
Royal Philips is set to exhibit its advanced integrated cardiology solutions at the ESC Congress 2016 in Italy.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News Dune Medical wins EU grant to develop next generation biopsy system By MDBR Staff Writer
Dune Medical Devices has received a €3m from the European Union (EU) to develop the next generation biopsy system.
Diagnostics > Endoscopy Devices > News Roche introduces new Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose monitoring system Roche has introduced new Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose monitoring system, enabling patients to manage diabetes effectively.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
Medtronic acquires US firm HeartWare International for $1.1bn By MDBR Staff Writer
Irish medical technology firm Medtronic has completed the acquisition of US-based HeartWare International for about $1.1bn.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News Work starts at Proton Partners' first cancer center in Wales, UK By MDBR Staff Writer
Proton Partners International has started work at its first cancer center in Newport, Wales, UK.
News Cochlear Nucleus cochlear implants now have access to 3.0T MRI Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announces today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Nucleus implants for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) use up to 3.0T with the magnet removed. Additionally, with the use of the Cochlear Nucleus Implant Bandage and Splint Kit, Nucleus implants are approved for 1.5T MRI with the magnet in place.
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Royal Philips to exhibit cardiology solutions at ESC Congress 2016
By MDBR Staff Writer
Royal Philips is set to exhibit its advanced integrated cardiology solutions at the ESC Congress 2016 in Italy.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
Roche introduces new Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose monitoring system
Roche has introduced new Accu-Chek Guide blood glucose monitoring system, enabling patients to manage diabetes effectively.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
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Diagnostics

Dune Medical wins EU grant to develop next generation biopsy system
By MDBR Staff Writer
Dune Medical Devices has received a €3m from the European Union (EU) to develop the next generation biopsy system.
Diagnostics > Endoscopy Devices > News
AYOXXA and Märzhäuser introduce benchtop device for protein multiplex analysis
AYOXXA Biosystems, an international biotechnology company, and Märzhäuser Wetzlar GmbH & Co KG, a leading precision equipment manufacturer, joined forces to develop a dedicated benchtop device for the analysis of LUNARIS™ Multiplex assays.
Diagnostics > In Vitro Diagnostics > News
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Patient Care

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare introduces new nasal pillows mask
By MDBR Staff Writer
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare has expanded its F&P OSA mask product portfolio with the introduction of new F&P Brevida mask.
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Health Canada medical device license issued for FlowAid's FA100 SCCD
The device treats many circulatory disorders of the lower extremities and prevents many complications. It introduces a breakthrough in sequential compression therapies and may be a good alternative to the standard pneumatic compression therapies, which create external pressure, and discomfort to the leg. Patients have enhanced quality of life as they have complete mobility during treatment and can continue their normal daily schedules.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
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Technology

FDA allows marketing of computerized cognitive tests to help assess cognitive skills after head injury
The US Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of two new devices to assess a patient’s cognitive function immediately after a suspected brain injury or concussion. The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) and ImPACT Pediatric are the first medical devices permitted for marketing that are intended to assess cognitive function following a possible concussion.
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
St. Jude Medical introduces SyncAV CRT software
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medical device firm St. Jude Medical has introduced new SyncAV cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) software across the globe, including Japan.
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Contract Services

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
Phillips-Medisize to buy Injectronics
By MDBR Staff Writer
US-based Phillips-Medisize has agreed to acquire Injectronics for an undisclosed sum.
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Certification

New technology lets implanted devices to communicate with smartphones
By MDBR Staff Writer
Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a new technology which lets devices like brain implants, contact lenses, credit cards and smaller wearable electronics to talk to smartphones and watches.
Technology > Automation > 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.
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