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Cambridge Medical Robotics raises $26m to advance robotic surgeries Cambridge Medical Robotics (CMR) has raised an additional $26m in a Series A funding round to advance development of its next-generation robotic system for universal minimal access surgery. Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
UOW researchers secure grant to develop new medical device for bedside brain monitoring A University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) team has been awarded an MBIE Endeavour grant to develop a non-invasive and cost-effective device to diagnose and treat stroke and other brain injuries.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News Cambridge Medical Robotics raises $26m to advance robotic surgeries By MDBR Staff Writer
Cambridge Medical Robotics (CMR) has raised an additional $26m in a Series A funding round to advance development of its next-generation robotic system for universal minimal access surgery.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News K2M launches Everest minimally invasive XTower instrumentation K2M Group Holdings has launched Everest minimally invasive (MI) XTower instrumentation, an enhancement to the Everest MI XT spinal system, at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Forum (SMISS) event.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder The US Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application to help treat substance use disorders (SUD).
Technology > Healthcare IT > News SPR Therapeutics secures funding to commercialise Sprint PNS system SPR Therapeutics, a private medical device company that has developed a novel neurostimulation technology for chronic and acute pain, has announced the completion of $25m in series C financing.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News Medtronic launches new surgical navigation system for ENT procedures By MDBR Staff Writer
Medtronic has launched a new surgical navigation system named as StealthStation ENT to help surgeons in treating conditions within the ear, nose, and throat (ENT) anatomy.
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K2M launches Everest minimally invasive XTower instrumentation
K2M Group Holdings has launched Everest minimally invasive (MI) XTower instrumentation, an enhancement to the Everest MI XT spinal system, at the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Annual Forum (SMISS) event.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
Medtronic gets Japanese regulatory approval for IN.PACT admiral drug-coated balloon
Medtronic announced that the IN.PACT admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in the upper leg - specifically, in the thigh (superficial femoral arteries (SFA)) and behind the knee (popliteal arteries).
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News
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Diagnostics

Cook Medical introduces Cellvizio confocal laser endomicroscopy system
Cook Medical’s urology business announced that it will begin distributing the Cellvizio confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) system manufactured by Mauna Kea Technologies.
Diagnostics > Endoscopy Devices > News
GE secures FDA approval for new 2D digital mammography system
By MDBR Staff Writer
GE Healthcare has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new 2D digital mammography system – Senographe Pristina with Self-Compression.
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Patient Care

UOW researchers secure grant to develop new medical device for bedside brain monitoring
A University of Otago, Wellington (UOW) team has been awarded an MBIE Endeavour grant to develop a non-invasive and cost-effective device to diagnose and treat stroke and other brain injuries.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News
Cambridge Medical Robotics raises $26m to advance robotic surgeries
By MDBR Staff Writer
Cambridge Medical Robotics (CMR) has raised an additional $26m in a Series A funding round to advance development of its next-generation robotic system for universal minimal access surgery.
Patient Care > Surgical & Supplies > News
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Technology

FDA permits marketing of mobile medical application for substance use disorder
The US Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of the first mobile medical application to help treat substance use disorders (SUD).
Technology > Healthcare IT > News
SetPoint Medical raises $30m for bioelectronics rheumatoid arthritis trial
By MDBR Staff Writer
Biomedical technology firm SetPoint Medical has secured $30m of funding to further advance the clinical development of its bioelectronic therapy for chronic, debilitating inflammatory diseases.
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

PAREXEL to acquire The Medical Affairs Company
By MDBR Staff Writer
PAREXEL International has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Medical Affairs Company, a provider of outsourced medical affairs services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries.
Certification > News
Fujifilm, Renovo partner on technology management solutions
By MDBR Staff Writer
Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. has partnered with Renovo Solutions to provide technology management solutions to the customers.
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