Device and drug makers can use this recommended approach to help streamline clinical trials and increase the odds of regulatory success.
First study findings of Intuitive Surgical's flexible robotics platform suggest it provides a safe and practical approach for sampling lung tissue.
Device makers focused on diabetes care are making strides toward a more effective ecosystem around digital care.
Nikhil Murdeshwar, the principal research engineer at Olympus Surgical, shares a few tips on how to develop a low-cost, high-impact R&D budget.
Steve Geist, director of R&D at Edwards Lifesciences’ transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies division, talks about how and why innovation can and should be done at a startup pace within larger companies.
Data published this week could draw respect for and reduce skepticism over devices designed to lower the risk of stroke by closing a common heart defect.
Harvard researchers create a hybrid rigid-soft robotic arm for endoscopes that lies flat while it snakes through the body, before popping up to assist in surgical procedures at the desired location.
James Marti, the senior scientist at the Minnesota Nano Center, speaks about some of the small but mighty materials that could lead to big advances in the medtech market. Kristopher Sturgis When it comes to the future of medtech, there's no denying that the impact that materials at the...
A missile defense algorithm developed for President Reagan's "Star Wars" program is used in the WATS3D biopsy system for detecting pre-cancerous esophageal conditions. Nancy Crotti A study found the WATS3D (Wide Area Transepithelial Sampling with 3D Tissue Analysis) system, made by...
Two futuristic technologies combine in the form of an Amazon Echo/Alexa voice-controlled robotic exoskeleton from Bionik Laboratories.
Sharklet Technologies has been acquired by a Chinese medical device firm, as it prepares to bring its surface technology into clinical trials. Kristopher Sturgis When it comes to truly unique surface technologies, you needn't look any further than the innovative design...