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Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices

FDA approves Adherium’s new inhaler monitoring device
By MDBR Staff Writer
Adherium has received 510(K) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new inhaler monitoring device for AstraZeneca’s Symbicort aerosol inhaler.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News
Verathon launches new portable handheld video laryngoscope system
Verathon has announced the launch of its all-new GlideScope Go video laryngoscope system.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News

Cardiovascular Devices

CryoLife to buy German firm Jotec for $225m
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medical device and tissue processing company CryoLife has agreed to acquire Germany-based Jotec for about $225m.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
Cardiologs raises $6.4m to lead AI revolution in cardiology
Cardiologs Technologies has raised $6.4m series A financing with a syndicate of life science and technology investors (Idinvest, ISAI, Kurma Partners, Partech Ventures) and with continued support and participation from current investor Bpifrance seed fund (F3A).
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News

Dental Devices

Young Innovations announces acquisition of VarnishAmerica
Young Innovations, a global manufacturer and distributor of dental supplies and equipment, today announced the acquisition of VarnishAmerica and other product lines from Medical Products Laboratories.
Specialty Devices > Dental Devices > News
Natural Dental Implants develops 3D printed tooth
By MDBR Staff Writer
German firm Natural Dental Implants (NDI) has developed a 3D printed version of the Replicate tooth.
Patient Care > Patient Monitoring > News

Diabetes Care Devices

Dexcom, Fitbit collaborate to develop diabetes management tools
By MDBR Staff Writer
DexCom has collaborated with wearables brand Fitbit to develop and commercialise easy-to-use mobile tools for patients to better manage their diabetes.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
EnteroMedics secures approval for Gastric Vest system clinical trial in Spain
EnteroMedics has secured approval from the Ministry of Health, Social Services, and Equality (MHSSE) in Spain via the Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices, and the CEIC Ethics Committee to start a clinical trial for the Gastric Vest System in Spain.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News

Orthopedic Devices

FDA approves expanded indication for NuVasive’s TLX interbody system
By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an expanded indication for NuVasive’s TLX interbody system to use in spinal fusion surgery.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
DePuy Synthes launches 3D simulation assisted Maxframe multi-axial correction system
By MDBR Staff Writer
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) business unit DePuy Synthes has introduced new 3D simulation assisted orthopaedic external circular fixation device to treat patients with limb deformity.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News

Drug Delivery Devices

LEO Science & Tech Hub, Elektrofi to advance formulation technology for dermatological drug delivery
LEO Science & Tech Hub, an R&D unit of LEO Pharma, has signed a collaboration agreement with Cambridge-based biotechnology company Elektrofi to explore advanced formulation technology for dermatological drug delivery.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery 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