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Apr 23, 2015
Marie Thibault At a Senate Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Health Care hearing held Thursday morning, the chief financial officer of B. Braun, a major...
Apr 22, 2015
  Orthopedics manufacturer Stryker reported a good quarter Tuesday with earnings per share beating what analysts were expecting. Analysts and company...
Apr 21, 2015
  St. Jude Medical, through its Nanostim acquisition, was the first to win regulatory clearance for its leadless pacemaker back in October 2013 in Europe...
Apr 21, 2015
Marie Thibault FDA has set out its current thinking about data from clinical studies conducted outside the United States (OUS) in a draft guidance published...
Apr 20, 2015
Marie Thibault FDA has put out a call for makers of home-use medical devices to consider participating in a pilot program that would create an online...
Apr 20, 2015
St. Jude Medical announced Monday that it has exercised the option buy Spinal Modulation, a company in which it had previously invested $40 million. The...
Apr 17, 2015
Marie Thibault The HeartMate II LVAD is being studied in the ROADMAP postmarket study. Thoratec presented one-year results from its real-world study, ROADMAP...
Apr 16, 2015
Frank Vinluan Even under the best circumstances, in vitro fertilization is a gamble. The percentage of transferred embryos that result in live pregnancies is...
Apr 16, 2015
Marie Thibault The HeartWare HVAD is being studied in a destination therapy trial for heart failure patients. HeartWare Inc., makers of the HVAD left...
Apr 15, 2015
Marie Thibault The Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) continues to voice its opposition to patent reform legislation being considered in the...