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Feb 05, 2016
Marie Thibault No matter what Medicare decides, Boston Scientific executives still see a big market for the Watchman left atrial appendage closure (LAAC)...
Feb 04, 2016
Marie Thibault This week, FDA released a set of human factors-related guidance documents, intended to reduce the risk of potential user mistakes and serious...
Feb 01, 2016
Marie Thibault Abbott's IRIDICA System, which has CE Mark, is part of its diagnostics business, offering rapid direct sample testing for a variety of...
Jan 29, 2016
Marie Thibault C.R. Bard's Lutonix 035 drug-coated balloon catheter is expected to enter new indications in the coming years. C.R. Bard's Lutonix 035...
Jan 28, 2016
Marie Thibault The TrueBeam System is one of the radiation oncology systems sold by Varian Medical Systems. A tumultuous global backdrop led to some weakness...
Jan 26, 2016
Marie Thibault A central challenge for the healthcare industry—how to personalize patient care and improve clinical outcomes—has attracted another...
Jan 22, 2016
Frank Vinluan Modern molding machinery enables Donatelle to manufacture small components, such as this vascular aspiration catheter tip. This part, with wall...
Jan 21, 2016
Marie Thibault More than seven years after publishing draft guidance on the topic, FDA is back with final guidance on "Submission and Review of Sterility...
Jan 15, 2016
Marie Thibault Proponents of linking unique device identifiers (UDIs) to insurance claims forms have found an unlikely silver lining. These supporters ...
Jan 12, 2016
Marie Thibault 2016 is off to a slow start for MVAD, the next-generation left ventricular assist device (LVAD) being developed by HeartWare. After the company...