Implantable Devices
Aug 21, 2015
If there is one trend that all can agree on these days, it's that healthcare is moving out of the hospital setting and into the home. That necessarily means...
Aug 11, 2015
With a recent acquisition, next-gen technology around the corner, and a potential new entrant in the long-term ventricular assist device (VAD) space, the VAD...
Jul 29, 2015
There's a new device to fight morbid obesity and it involves a nonsurgical procedure to boot. FDA announced Tuesday that it has approved the ReShape Dual...
Jul 29, 2015
Edwards Lifesciences has a transcatheter mitral valve replacement program in the works with it Fortis valve. It has endured bumps on the road with a...
Jul 22, 2015
The transaction is surely meant to warm the cockles of investors' hearts as St. Jude Medical's announcement Wednesday that it plans to acquire Thoratec is a...
Jun 29, 2015
ValenTx The Roux-en Gastric Bypass(lef) and the ValenTx endoluminal bypass system (right)   Name: ValenTx Location: Maple Grove, MN Procedure...
Jun 29, 2015
USGI Medical Name: USGI Medical Location: San Clemente, CA Procedure: USGI Medical bills itself as the incisionless surgical company.  It has...
Jun 29, 2015
ReShape Medical Name: ReShape Medical Location: San Clemente, CA Procedure: While EnteroMedics is adopting a surgical route to tackle weight loss,...
Jun 29, 2015
Arundhati Parmar The gold standard of dealing with morbid obesity has been bariatric surgery, where the stomach anatomy is altered to limit the amount of food...
Jun 29, 2015
EnteroMedics Name: EnteroMedics Location: St. Paul, MN Procedure: EnteroMedics has developed the Maestro system that includes a pacemaker-like device that...