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RTI Surgical sells cardiothoracic closure business to A&E Medical
RTI Surgical has sold its cardiothoracic closure business to A&E Advanced Closure Systems, LLC (A&E Medical) for $54m in cash plus an additional $6m in contingent cash consideration.
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ETH Zurich researchers develop soft artificial heart
By MDBR Staff Writer
Researchers from ETH Zurich have developed a silicone heart, which beats similar to the human heart.
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Philips to buy US firm Spectranetics for EUR1.9bn
By MDBR Staff Writer
Royal Philips has agreed to acquire US-based vascular intervention and lead management solutions provider Spectranetics for around €1.9bn.
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Research says 37% of heart surgery devices contaminated with bacteria
By MDBR Staff Writer
A new research has revealed that around 37% of heater-cooler devices used in open heart surgery have been contaminated with deadly bacteria, creating more risk for the patients.
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FDA approves new indication for Edwards' Sapien 3 heart valve
By MDBR Staff Writer
Edwards Lifesciences has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for aortic and mitral valve-in-valve procedures using SAPIEN 3 transcatheter heart valve (THV).
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FDA approves Ra Medical’s DABRA system to treat peripheral artery disease
By MDBR Staff Writer
Ra Medical Systems has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its catheter-and-laser atherectomy system to treat peripheral artery disease (PAD).
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Shockwave Medical gets CE mark for Coronary Lithoplasty system
By MDBR Staff Writer
Shockwave Medical has secured CE mark for its Coronary Lithoplasty system to treat calcified plaque in conjunction with stenting in patients with coronary artery disease.
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Boston Scientific receives US FDA approval For Resonate family of high-voltage devices
Boston Scientific has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Resonate family of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillator (CRT-D) systems.
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Abbott gets CE mark for smartphone compatible insertable cardiac monitor
Abbott has secured CE mark approval for its new Confirm Rx insertable cardiac monitor (ICM), the world's first smartphone compatible ICM that will help physicians identify difficult to detect cardiac arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation (AF), to help guide therapy.
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Medtronic recalls StrataMR adjustable valves and shunts
Medtronic has announced that on 22 February, 2017 it notified customers of a voluntary recall of all unused units of the StrataMR adjustable valves and shunts.
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Cardiovascular Systems gets approval for Diamondback 360 OAS Micro Crown system in US
Cardiovascular Systems announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Diamondback 360 Coronary orbital atherectomy system (OAS) Micro Crown system to facilitate stent delivery in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) who are acceptable candidates for PTCA or stenting due to de novo, severely calcified coronary artery lesions.
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Boston Scientific to buy Swiss firm Symetis for $435m
By MDBR Staff Writer
Boston Scientific has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based medical technology firm Symetis for around $435m in cash.
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FDA approves Medtronic’s CoreValve Evolut PRO Valve for severe aortic stenosis
By MDBR Staff Writer
Medtronic has secured approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its CoreValve Evolut Pro transcatheter valve to treat severe aortic stenosis.
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ZOLL secures Health Canada approval for two new models of AEDS
ZOLL Medical, an Asahi Kasei Group Company that manufactures medical devices and related software solutions, announced that Health Canada has approved the ZOLL AED 3 and the ZOLL AED 3 BLS (basic life support) automated external defibrillators for marketing and distribution in Canada.
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MedLumics secures EUR34.4m in series B funding
MedLumics, a cardiac device company specializing in optically guided minimally invasive instruments, has raised €34.4m in financing that will be used to help advance the product and clinical development of the company’s AblaView catheter, intended for the treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) and other arrhythmias.
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