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First patient enrolled in U.S. trial to evaluate Evera MRI ICD system

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterWhen patients receive an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) system, there's a good chance they will need an MRI scan within 10 years of receiving the device. The problem is that in the U.S. there are no ICD ... [Published Medical Device Daily - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Court postpones injunction against U.S. CoreValve sales

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterA Federal District Court judge took med-tech investors and spectators by surprise earlier this month by ordering a preliminary injunction on the U.S. sales of Medtronic 's (Minneapolis) CoreValve transcatheter aortic ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

World in Review: Kips Bay Medical fits eSVS mesh in Polish hospital

To receive your 30-Day Risk-Free Review to Medical Device Daily and get Instant Access to our Archives, simply complete the quick form below to register.Registration takes just 30 seconds and is RISK-FREE . That means you can review Medical Device Daily ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Soft Tissue Regeneration completes enrollment for trial of L-C Ligament

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterA torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is almost like the classic chicken and egg problem. Most people who tear their ACL enjoy playing sports and in fact playing sports is usually how they tear their ACL to begin ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

NewCo on the Go: Cernostics aims to help GIs manage Barrett's patients

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterGastroenterologists are usually quick to admit they do not have a good way to manage patients with Barrett's esophagus. They know Barrett's is a precursor to esophageal cancer, but they don't have a great way of predicting ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

TriVascular raises $78M in below-range Wall Street debut

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterTriVascular Technologies (Santa Rosa, California), a company pursuing technologies to treat aortic abdominal aneurysms (AAA) raised $78 million in its Wall Street debut Wednesday on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Boston Sci gains FDA approval for devices in X4, Mini line

By Omar FordStaff WriterBoston Scientific (Natick, Massachusetts) has received approval for additions to its Mini ICD line, and X4 CRT-D family of devices. The company reported receiving FDA approval for the Dynagen Mini and Inogen Mini ICDs, as well ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

TransEnterix secures $50M from public offering of shares

By Omar FordStaff WriterEight months ago, TransEnterix (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina) was acquired by SafeStitch (Miami) and became a publicly traded company ( Medical Device Daily , Sept. 5, 2013). Through this action, TransEnterix, which develops ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Medtronic faces debilitating U.S. injunction on CoreValve sales

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterEdwards Lifesciences (Irvine, California) has won an important battle in a six-year patent war with Medtronic (Minneapolis) over Medtronic's CoreValve transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR/TAVI) system.Friday ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

New Boston Sci registry to evaluate Vercise DBS in Parkinson's patients

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterBoston Scientific (Natick, Massachusetts) has enrolled the first patient in a new registry to evaluate clinical outcomes and the economic value of the Vercise deep brain stimulation (DBS) system in patients with Parkinson's ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

3-D implantable marker called 'beacon for the radiation oncologist'

By Amanda PedersenSenior Staff WriterThe BioZorb three-dimensional surgical marker improved the ability of radiation oncologists to target radiation treatment for breast cancer, according to a presentation at this year's American Brachytherapy Society ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Restrospective study is favorable for On-X mechanical heart valve

On-X Life Technologies (Austin, Texas), whose mechanical heart valves have been implanted in more than 150,000 patients in more than 90 countries, reported that results from an independent, 50-year retrospective study show that On-X mechanical heart valves ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 10 2014]

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...allow them to get the diagnostic answers they need," said Marshall Stanton, MD, VP and general manager of the tachycardia business at Medtronic. "Medtronic has been a leader in developing implantable devices that are safe for the MRI environment, and we believe ICDs will be no exception in the near future."
"First and foremost, we need you to know that Edwards Lifesciences is committed to making sure patients have access to this life-saving therapy" Mussallem said in the letter, further noting that "Medtronic's continuing patent infringement has led to this outcome."
"All 15 patients are doing extremely well and are following a normal course of physical rehabilitation. This is the first step in a process that will help improve patient outcomes on so many levels" Reilly said
"Cernostics' tissue platform automatically and simultaneously evaluates literally thousands of unique views off that tissue," Hoerres said. "The software platform extracts a lot of information from the slide and that information could be used to better diagnose disease and predict prognosis for certain patient groups as well."

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First patient enrolled in U.S. trial to evaluat... [Published Medical Device Daily - 9 hours ago]
Court postpones injunction against U.S. CoreVal... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 23 2014]
World in Review: Kips Bay Medical fits eSVS mes... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 22 2014]
Soft Tissue Regeneration completes enrollment f... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 22 2014]
NewCo on the Go: Cernostics aims to help GIs ma... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 19 2014]
TriVascular raises $78M in below-range Wall Str... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 18 2014]
Boston Sci gains FDA approval for devices in X4... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 17 2014]
TransEnterix secures $50M from public offering ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 16 2014]
Medtronic faces debilitating U.S. injunction on... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 15 2014]
New Boston Sci registry to evaluate Vercise DBS... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 12 2014]
3-D implantable marker called 'beacon for the r... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 11 2014]
Restrospective study is favorable for On-X mech... [Published Medical Device Daily - Apr 10 2014]
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