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Flowonix raises $40M to support next-generation infusion pump with improved MRI compatibility

Flowonix, maker of the implantable Prometra infusion pump for chronic pain patients, announced that it has raised $40 million in debt and equity financing led by private equity fund Élevage Capital Management.

UPDATED: Trade agreement with China paves the way for reduction in medical device tariffs

President Obama's trip to China was a productive one. Not to be overshadowed by the countries' new climate change accord is an agreement to expand the World Trade Organization's tariff-cutting Information Technology Agreement, to include a host of new products, including medical devices.

Flowonix submits MRI-compatible implantable infusion pump for FDA approval

Pending FDA approval, the upgraded Prometra Implantable Pump System for targeted drug delivery of pain medication will feature MRI compatibility, Flowonix CEO Steve Adler told FierceDrugDelivery in an interview.

GE Healthcare, FBI allege Chinese engineer stole MRI trade secrets

Both GE Healthcare and the FBI are accusing a Chinese engineer of stealing millions of files of trade secrets from a maker of magnetic resonance imaging machines and related diagnostic equipment.

New MRI technique could speed up diagnosis for traumatic brain injury

Physicians have long implemented magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a way to diagnose traumatic brain injury, but a new spin on the technology could help doctors assess injury sooner.

London's Institute of Cancer Research to help develop MRI-guided radiation systems

The Institute of Cancer Research, London, became the latest member of a consortium seeking to integrate magnetic resonance imaging into radiation therapy. 

GE Healthcare collaborates with CorTechs Labs on MRI scans

GE Healthcare and MRI software provider CorTechs Labs signed a joint-marketing agreement on a MRI scanning solution used in conjunction with CorTech's NeuroQuant program.

Medtronic kicks off U.S. trial for MRI-safe ICD

Medtronic's Evera MRI SureScan cardioverter-defibrillator was implanted for the first time in the U.S. as part of the product's 275-patient, 45-center pivotal clinical trial for FDA approval.

EndoStim bags a CE mark for MRI-safe reflux device

The Netherlands' EndoStim convinced European regulators that MRI scans won't harm patients using its LES system, an implant designed to to stimulate the esophagus and relieve acid reflux symptoms.

Medtronic snags EU approval for an MRI-safe ICD

Medtronic is headed to the European market with what it says is the first implantable defibrillator cleared for full-body MRI scans, following a widespread trend toward imaging-safe implants.