Radiology

IMRIS’ Annual Sales Grow Nearly 50% After Bankruptcy Sale

MINNETONKA, Minn., Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IMRIS, the global leader in intraoperative imaging, recently celebrated its two-year anniversary under new ownership with strong financial growth and strategic investments for continued future success. Through a reorganization and the backing of parent company Deerfield Management in August 2015, IMRIS emerged under a new LLC, brand, […]

Women largely unaware of minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids

FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — U.S. women are largely unaware of uterine fibroid embolization (UFE), a minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids that is less painful, preserves the uterus and allows women to get back to their lives sooner than surgical options, according to results from a new nationwide poll […]

Access Vascular Secures $3.7 Million In Financing

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Access Vascular, a medical device company developing innovative venous access devices that eliminate thrombotic risk, today announced $3.7 million in funding from individual investors and angelMD, an investment platform and marketplace connecting innovative medical startups, physicians, investors and industry partners. This financing will help support submission of […]

Malin Announces U.S. FDA Approval for New Hourglass™ Peripheral Embolisation Plug

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Malin Corporation plc. (ISE:MLC, “Malin”), an Irish based and globally operating life sciences company, today announced that its EMBA device, known as the Hourglass™ Peripheral Embolisation Plug, was granted U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance to commence marketing in the US. The Hourglass™ peripheral embolisation plug represents a breakthrough in peripheral […]

Laminate Medical Technologies Receives IDE Approval From FDA To Initiate Clinical Study Of The VasQ Device

TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Laminate Medical Technologies (Laminate), an Israeli biomedical start-up developing VasQ, an implanted blood vessel external support device for patients requiring arteriovenous fistula as vascular access for hemodialysis, today announced that it has received Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). IDE approval […]

W. L. Gore & Associates Release: GORE VIATORR TIPS Endoprosthesis With Controlled Expansion May Reduce Portal Hypertension Readmissions In Ongoing Study

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis with Controlled Expansion, a new device configuration developed by W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore), may further reduce portal hypertension treatment complications, even compared to the GORE® VIATORR® TIPS Endoprosthesis, Gore’s legacy TIPS device, which has a strong history of patency and proven […]

Teleflex Inc. (TFX)’s Arrow Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device Nabs FDA Market Clearance

WAYNE, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced today that its Arrow® Seldinger Arterial Catheterization Device received market clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “As we continue to discover new and innovative solutions, the Seldinger Arterial […]

Philips to strengthen its ultrasound business with the acquisition of clinical applications and imaging software company TOMTEC

Philips Press Release Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire TomTec Imaging Systems GmbH (TOMTEC), a leading provider of intelligent image analysis software, especially for diagnostic ultrasound. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, TOMTEC’s products and services […]

Gates Vascular Institute Saves More Than $5.4M Over Five Years By Leveraging Toshiba America Medical Systems’s Aquilion ONE Technology

TUSTIN, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In five years, Kaleida Health’s Stroke Care Center (SCC) at the Gates Vascular Institute in Buffalo, N.Y., realized more than $5.4 million in cost savings by using the AquilionTM ONE CT system from Toshiba Medical, a Canon Group company, to diagnose acute stroke. A multiyear study showed dramatic improvements in patient outcomes […]