Implantable Devices
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...
Jun 25, 2015
The Lutonix drug-coated angipplasty balloon catheter from Bard The first drug-coated angioplasty balloon catheter approved in the U.S for peripheral...
Jun 24, 2015
Marie Thibault The Medtronic CoreValve Evolut R transcatheter aortic valve replacement system has received FDA approval. Medtronic and Edwards Lifesciences...
Jun 23, 2015
Marie Thibault An article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on June 23 points to a low rate of ICD implantation in elderly...
Jun 19, 2015
Jamie Hartford Arsenal AAA's and Aptus Endosystems's products complement Medtronic's existing treatment options for abdominal aortic aneurysms, including...