The medtech space was definitely piping hot with M&A activity earlier this year, but do firms still have that same thirst for deals going into 2019?
The Marlborough, MA-based company said it could pick up a CE mark for the endoscopic ablation system sometime in mid-2019.
A team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital are developing a test that can detect tau protein, a calling card for Alzheimer’s disease.
The technology was designed by Northwestern Medicine along with Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering scientists and has the potential to monitor, separately and accurately, UVB and UVA exposure for people at high risk for melanoma.
Medtronic agreed to pay a total of $50.9 million to resolve three separate claims against Covidien and ev3, both of which are now part of Medtronic.
The Menlo Park, CA-based company’s 50,000-patient trial will launch in 2019 and could be one of the most significant events of the year for the liquid biopsy market.
FDA proposed a new rule that, if finalized, could motivate more companies to choose the de novo pathway for new devices that do not have a modern predicate.
University of Bristol Medical School Researchers led a study that shows cemented metal-on-plastic hip replacements less than 36 mm in diameter are the most cost-effective in patients older than 65.
JenaValve has received a nod from FDA to expand enrollment in an IDE of its TAVR system. The measure comes at a time when the TAVR landscape is expected to shift.
A group at the University of Minnesota is 3D printing patient-specific organ models, sensors, and neural regeneration devices.
The small startup will now be able to compete against Medtronic’s MiniMed 670g, but there are other technologies still in development that could have an even greater impact on the market.
The developer of precision vascular robotics announced its CorPath GRX System was successfully used in robotic-assisted coronary interventions.
A new company led by breast cancer survivor Efrat Roman has developed a breast dressing that provides an advanced solution for the diverse post-op requirements of all breast procedures.
The Redwood City, CA-based company’s financing raise is the perfect example of the strength and support the robotics market now commands in healthcare.