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Dec 06, 2016
Marie Thibault U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently introduced bipartisan legislation to make some kinds of hearing aids...
Dec 02, 2016
Marie Thibault Boston Scientific's Lotus Edge TAVR system received CE Mark in September 2016 but does not yet have FDA approval. Boston Scientific has signed...
Nov 09, 2016
Marie Thibault Donald Trump has won the U.S. presidency. Now what? What will Trump's presidency mean for medtech? One analyst views it as a minor positive for...
Nov 01, 2016
Marie Thibault Durability has long been a concern for transcatheter aortic valves (TAVR) since long-term experience with the technology is still limited, at...
Nov 01, 2016
Marie Thibault A device focused on expanding the applications of optical coherence tomography (OCT) is the winner of the 2016 Dare-to-Dream Medtech Design...
Oct 31, 2016
Marie Thibault The Amplatzer PFO Occluder from St. Jude Medical has been approved by FDA to close patent foramen ovale in ischemic stroke patients. St. Jude...
Oct 28, 2016
Marie Thibault St. Jude Medical has paused Nanostim leadless cardiac pacemaker implants. St. Jude Medical has pressed pause on all implants of its Nanostim...
Oct 26, 2016
Marie Thibault CoreValve Evolut R 34 mm transcatheter aortic valve replacement is now the largest FDA-approved valve size. FDA has approved Medtronic's...
Oct 19, 2016
Marie Thibault Bumps in the road have not changed the final destination.  That seems to be the message Miles White, chairman and CEO of Abbott, has...
Oct 18, 2016
Marie Thibault Cancer patients across the country will soon be seeing Dr. Watson—so to speak. IBM Watson Health and Quest Diagnostics today debuted an...