Implantable Devices
Oct 17, 2014
Back in May, St. Jude Medical exercised its option to buy Atlanta-based startup, CardioMEMS, the moment the latter's product won FDA approval. The...
Oct 14, 2014
  On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration announced that it has approved the world's first drug-coated angioplasty balloon catheter to treat...
Oct 06, 2014
The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device   Would the third time be the charm? On Wednesday, An FDA advisory panel will...
Sep 18, 2014
Claret Medical's Sentinel Cerebral Protection System The first day at the recently concluded Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapies (TCT) meeting in...
Sep 17, 2014
Medtronic's CoreVale Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement System Analyst reports emerging from the annual meeting of Transcatheter Cardiovascular...
Sep 10, 2014
Medtronic's CoreValve Evolut R TAVR Device   Last week, Medtronic announced that its latest CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement...
Aug 21, 2014
Last month, Michael Mussallem, the CEO of Edwards Lifesciences told analysts in an earnings call that Medtronic was perhaps not as aggressive in its initial...
Aug 18, 2014
   3. Boston Scientific   Boston Scientific, based in Natick, Massachusetts, is one of the largest pure-play medical device firms and...
Aug 18, 2014
  8. Thoratec   Thoratec, based in Pleasanton, California, makes left ventricle assist devices for patients who are suffering from advanced...
Aug 13, 2014
The FDA is hoping that a new device may help boost lung transplants. In an announcement Tuesday, the agency said it approved the XVivo Perfusion System (...