Technology
Nov 14, 2006
German researchers have found that inflating drug-coated balloons inside arteries to medicate blood vessels affected by restenosis may be a more safe and...
Nov 13, 2006
Last week FDA outlined a plan to strengthen its monitoring of medical devices after they hit the market. The report by the Postmarket Transformation ...
Nov 08, 2006
The results of a study involving patients who underwent balloon sinuplasty is good news for patients who want a faster recovery, doctors who want to save...
Nov 07, 2006
Today's New York Times has an extensive article on the use of electrical stimulation for treatment of migraine headaches. Drug therapy has proven...
Nov 06, 2006
Thoratec Inc.'s (Pleasanton, CA) heart pump may be part of a cure for congestive heart failure, according to a study published in the New England Journal of...
Nov 03, 2006
Pharmabiz.com reports that it's "boom time" for medical devices in China. The country is becoming more competitive in the realm of R...
Nov 01, 2006
CVRx Inc. (Maple Grove, MN) received a go-ahead this week from FDA to begin U.S. clinical trials on a device that uses electrical stimulation to treat high...
Oct 30, 2006
The mainstream media tends to make a number of harmful assumptions when covering the device industry. These include: the corporate world's motives are...
Oct 27, 2006
Today's Boston Globe has a feature about Dr. Renu Virmani, a pathologist who studies diseased tissue. In recent years she has analyzed drug-eluting stents...
Oct 24, 2006
This week's TCT conference underscores