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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

NuvoAir launches new home device for people with serious lung conditions
NuvoAir has launched a latest version of hand-held device to help people improve the self-management of ongoing lung conditions.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News
TransMedics secures FDA pre-market approval for OCS lung platform
By MDBR Staff Writer
TransMedics has secured pre-market approval (PMA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its organ care system (OCS) lung platform for the standard double lung transplant indication.
Specialty Devices > Anesthesia & Respiratory Devices > News

Cardiovascular Devices

Microbot Medical exercises option to buy CardioSert's patent-protected technology
A subsidiary of Microbot Medical has exercised the option to acquire new patented technology from CardioSert, a privately-held medical device company based in Israel.
Specialty Devices > Cardiovascular Devices > News
HeartStitch gets CE mark for suture-based trans-apical access and closure device
HeartStitch has secured CE mark approval for its minimally invasive trans-apical access and closure device.
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

FDA approves IDx’s AI-powered device to detect diabetic eye disease
By MDBR Staff Writer
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IDx’s artificial intelligence (AI) powered medical device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News
FDA approves first fully interoperable continuous glucose monitoring system
The US Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of the Dexcom G6 integrated continuous glucose monitoring (iCGM) system for determining blood glucose (sugar) levels in children aged two and older and adults with diabetes.
Specialty Devices > Diabetes Care Devices > News

Orthopedic Devices

Medical Microinstruments raises €20m to advance robotic platform for microsurgery
By MDBR Staff Writer
Italian company Medical Microinstruments (MMI) has secured €20m in series A funding to speed up the development of its robotic platform for microsurgery.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News
Intact Vascular secures $20m funding for Tack endovascular system
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medical devices developer Intact Vascular has secured $20m funding for the Tack endovascular system, which is being developed to treat post-angioplasty dissections above the knee.
Specialty Devices > Orthopedic Devices > News

Drug Delivery Devices

Medtronic launches OptiSphere embolization spheres in US
By MDBR Staff Writer
Irish medical technology firm Medtronic has introduced OptiSphere resorbable embolic platform for embolization of hypervascular tumors in the US.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News
Surmodics to license SurVeil drug-coated balloon device to Abbott
By MDBR Staff Writer
Surmodics, a provider of surface modification, drug delivery, and in vitro diagnostic technologies to the healthcare industry, has agreed to exclusively license its SurVeil drug-coated balloon device to Abbott.
Specialty Devices > Drug Delivery Devices > News