Publication: Medical Device Daily

First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

PhysIQ launches predictive analytic technology for health monitoring

It's been called digital health, connected health, mobile health and everything in between. Not everyone has agreed on a name for the space yet, but the gist is the same, Gary Conkright told Medical Device Daily, referring to the marriage between the ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Spectranetics garners FDA clearance for peripheral atherectomy products

Spectranetics (Colorado Springs, Colorado) reported receiving FDA clearance for its peripheral atherectomy products, Turbo-Tandem and Turbo Elite, for the treatment of in-stent restenosis (ISR). The company said that the clearance prompts a new standard ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Star tumor ablation system shown to reduce pain in cancer patients

A post-market study gives credence to the DFINE (San Jose, California) Star tumor ablation system's ability to significantly reduce pain in late-stage cancer patients who suffer from extreme back pain due to spinal tumors. The multi-center study was published ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Boston Scientific receives PMA for its Rebel Platinum Chromium BMS

Despite the adoption rates of drug-eluting stents (DES), device makers haven't totally abandoned bare metal stents (BMS). One only has to look at Boston Scientific's (Natick, Massachusetts) most recent product approval as evidence.The company has reportedly ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Report from Asia: Rani insulin delivery system could eliminate traditional injecton site pain

Rani Therapeutics (San Jose, California) is working on a delivery system for insulin that could provide relief for millions of people who must undergo regular painful injections to deal with conditions such as diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Edico Genome raises $10M Series A to commercialize bioinformatics chip

Edico Genome (San Diego), a young company developing a bioinformatics chip to speed data analysis and lower costs of genome sequencing, has raised $10 million in Series A financing to commercialize its Dragen Bio-IT processor. The financing was led by ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 18 2014]
Entities: Genome, Financing, Genomics
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

New technology from Covidien adds predictability to tumor ablation

Covidien (Dublin, Ireland) said it has overcame a significant roadblock to predictable ablation of soft tissue with its new advanced ablation system. According to the company, the system offers physicians predictable results regardless of the target location ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

USGI completes study enrollment, secures $9M credit facility

The U.S. obesity epidemic is a source of frustration in the medical community because despite current treatment options there is still a rather sizable gap of patients who are eligible for bariatric surgery but refuse to consider that option out of fear ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Running the gauntlet of Canadian procurement can be a tricky proposition

Good intentions. That's industry's verdict on the Canadian government's ambitious plans for more technological innovation to aid its beleaguered healthcare system. Actual entry of innovative products into the system? Well, that's another matter. At a ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ottobock reselling Artec 3-D scanners for prosthesis manufacturing

The ability to create three-dimensional replicas of real-world objects from a digital file is rapidly becoming the future of medical technology, and in many ways that future is already taking shape today. Medical Device Daily recently explored many of ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Synthetic cartilage implant shows promise for arthritis of the thumb

Cartiva (Alpharetta, Georgia), a company developing solutions to treat cartilage damage and osteoarthritis, has published a study demonstrating what it calls "significant clinical improvement" using its synthetic cartilage implant (SCI) in patients with ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Abbott Vascular's MitraClip could be beneficial to patients with severe MR

Two papers looking at subsets of patients from the EVEREST II (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy) High-Risk registry and REALISM Continued Access Study High-Risk Arm show that Abbott Vascular's (Santa Clara, California) MitraClip could be beneficial ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 10 2014]

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...missing an essential step, which is giving the person monitored real-time health updates based onon their own health background," Conkright said. "The PhysIQ platform is different from all other analytical approaches currently being used in the emerging digital health space because it compares you to you, and not you to what might be normal for the broader population."
"EXCITE ISR showed statistically significant clinical superiority over balloon angioplasty in ISR patients in both safety, as measured by major adverse events, and efficacy, as measured by freedom from re-intervention six months following the procedure" Guy Childs, CFO of Spectranetics, told Medical Device Daily via email
...radiation therapy they experience somewhere between 30% and 40% pain relief," Greg Barrett, president/CEO of DFINE, told Medical Device Daily. "These patients experience really a diminished quality of life and as a result what this study will do is demonstrate and prove that patients that have this painful spinal metastasis can get immediate relief from having a Star procedure performed."

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Boston Scientific receives PMA for its Rebel Pl... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 23 2014]
Report from Asia: Rani insulin delivery system ... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 22 2014]
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USGI completes study enrollment, secures $9M cr... [Published Medical Device Daily - Jul 16 2014]
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