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Global Trials Show Addition of Medtronic's Solitaire Device Stent Thrombectomy Procedure in Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Improves Neurological Outcomes

SWIFT PRIME and REVASCAT Confirm Findings of EXTEND-IA, ESCAPE and MR CLEAN, Support Addition of Solitaire Stent Thrombectomy to Current Standard of Care DUBLIN - April 17, 2015 - Two global trials...

Mallinckrodt Completes Acquisition Of Ikaria

Published: Apr 16, 2015 4:15 p.m. ET - Transaction expected to be accretive to Mallinckrodt's fiscal 2015 adjusted diluted earnings per share- Accelerates Mallinckrodt's growth in...

Expert Presented Significant Body of Data from Randomized Controlled Trials of EndoGastric Solutions®' Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF®) Procedure for GERD at SAGES 2015

Expert Presented Significant Body of Data from Randomized Controlled Trials of EndoGastric Solutions®' Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF®) Procedure for GERD at SAGES 2015 April 15,...

Spiral Flow™ AV graft shows substantial improvement in patency over current standard of care

Independent study shows primary patency of 72% at 18 months, compared to 36.7% for PTFE graft Dundee, UK, 16 April, 2014 – Vascular Flow Technologies (VFT), the medical device company using...

AdvaMed Statement on Introduction of Trade Promotion Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed), issued the following statement on the introduction of bipartisan legislation in...

Revolutionary camera-based patient monitoring technology to be extended to five essential vital signs

Oxehealth awarded funding to develop Oxecam with cancer surgery patients at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust Oxehealth, the camera-based health monitoring company, has been awarded funding from...

ROADMAP Study Demonstrates HeartMate II® Benefits In Ambulatory Advanced Heart Failure Patients

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing...

Boston Scientific Enrolls First Patient In New Study Designed To Demonstrate The Effect Of The Vessix™ Renal Denervation System

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) is taking a new approach to evaluate the performance of the Vessix™ Renal Denervation System,...

Thoratec Comments On HeartMate II® Data In ENDURANCE Destination Therapy Trial

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR), a world leader in device-based mechanical circulatory support therapies to save, support and restore failing...

CVRx® Barostim Therapy® for Heart Failure Clinical Trial Results Selected to be Presented in the Late-Breaking Clinical Trial Session of the Heart Rhythm Society 2015 Annual Conference

MINNEAPOLIS, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced that the results from the 'Barostim Therapy for Heart Failure' randomized, controlled...

Alcon receives FDA approval of new multifocal intraocular lens to treat cataract patients in the United States

Novartis International AG / Alcon receives FDA approval of new multifocal intraocular lens to treat cataract patients in the United States. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate...

Alcon receives FDA approval of new multifocal intraocular lens to treat cataract patients in the United States

Novartis International AG / Alcon receives FDA approval of new multifocal intraocular lens to treat cataract patients in the United States . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate...

Scanadu and Zensor Join Forces to Form Team Scanadu/Intelesens in Quest for $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE

April 15, 2015 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NASA Ames Research Center – Scanadu Inc., the Silicon Valley-based medtech company, today announced that...

CapsuleTech Partners with Masimo to Integrate Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry Technology into SmartLinx Vitals Plus® Patient Monitoring System

ANDOVER, Mass. and IRVINE, Calif., April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CapsuleTech, the global leader in medical device integration, and Masimo, the recognized industry leader in Pulse Oximetry and Pulse...

Partners HealthCare And Samsung Electronics Sign Partnership Agreement To Develop Mobile Health Solutions

BOSTON, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Partners HealthCare today announced a new partnership with Samsung Electronics to develop the next generation of personalized digital and mobile solutions for...

HeartWare Achieves Primary Endpoint In The ENDURANCE Destination Therapy Clinical Trial

Investigators Report Data from First Cohort in Destination Therapy at the 35th Annual International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting in Nice, France- Investor Breakout Session and...

PatientsLikeMe Study Monitors Walking Activity in People with MS

PatientsLikeMe Study Monitors Walking Activity in People with MS CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PatientsLikeMe today announced results of a novel study conducted with Biogen that showed how...

BONESUPPORT Closes $14 Million In Funding Led By Major Scandinavian Pension Fund

Financing will be used to grow CERAMENT™ platform and expand market penetration LUND, Sweden, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BONESUPPORT, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for...

GSI Group Sells JK Lasers for $31.5 Million

BEDFORD, Mass., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GSI Group, Inc. (NYSE: GSIG) (the "Company," "we," "our," "GSI"), a global leader and supplier of precision...

The Lancet Publishes The First Ever Successful Series of Clinical Heart Transplants From DCD Donors Using The TransMedics® Organ Care System

ANDOVER, Mass., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics, the company that developed the Organ Care System (OCS™) announces that the groundbreaking series of adult heart transplants from a...