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Medtronic gets FDA nod for smallest sized drug-eluting stent to treat CAD Medtronic has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Resolute Onyx 2.0mm drug-eluting stent (DES), which is claimed to be the smallest sized DES on the market. Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News

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Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices

FDA panel recommends against approval of BTG’s Elevair lung implant
By MDBR Staff Writer
A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee panel has voted against the approval of BTG's Elevair Endobronchial Coil System for the treatment of people with severe emphysema.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News
Broncus Medical raises $15m in Series A funding from Intuitive Surgical
By MDBR Staff Writer
Broncus Medical, a developer of diagnostic and therapeutic technology for lung disease, has raised $15m in Series A financing from Intuitive Surgical.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News

Cardiovascular Devices

FDA approves LivaNova’s Memo 4D semi-rigid mitral annuloplasty ring
By MDBR Staff Writer
UK-based medical technology firm LivaNova has secured 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Memo 4D semi-rigid mitral annuloplasty ring.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
CardioNXT, AFTx complete enrollment in RADAR clinical trial
Medical devices firms CardioNXT and AFTx announce that the real-time electrogram analysis for drivers of atrial fibrillation (RADAR) clinical trial has reached full enrollment with 65 treated patients.
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

J&J accepts Platinum Equity's $2.1bn acquisition offer for LifeScan
By MDBR Staff Writer
Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has accepted Platinum Equity's $2.1bn acquisition offer for its diabetes business unit, LifeScan.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
Senseonics, Beta Bionics sign development agreement for Bionic pancreas system
Senseonics and Beta Bionics have entered into a development agreement to integrate glucose data from the Eversense continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system into the iLet Bionic Pancreas system.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News

Orthopedic Devices

FDA approves Centinel Spine's FLX Platform of 3D printed all-titanium interbodies
By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Centinel Spine's FLX platform of Integrated Interbody and non-integrated interbody fusion devices.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
CoreLink buys Israeli medical device firm Expanding Orthopedics
By MDBR Staff Writer
CoreLink, a US-based spinal implant systems manufacturer, has acquired Israeli medical device company Expanding Orthopedics.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News

Drug Delivery Devices

Medtronic gets FDA nod for new lengths of IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medtronic has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for 200mm and 250mm lengths of the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) for the treatment of long superficial femoral artery (SFA) lesions in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News
BD, Helmer Scientific to launch first fully integrated refrigerated automated dispensing solution
Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) and Helmer Scientific have collaborated to introduce an industry-first medical-grade refrigerated solution integrated with an automated dispensing system.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News