Embolx Announces FDA Clearance of Next Generation Sniper Balloon Occlusion Microcatheter to Deliver Pressure-Directed Therapy for Tumors, Enlarged Prostate and Fibroids

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Embolx, Inc., a medical device company developing microcatheters for arterial embolization procedures, today announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its next generation family of Sniper® Balloon Occlusion Microcatheters, an innovative system for pressure-directed arterial embolization therapy. […]

Avenu Medical Receives FDA Approval for Ellipsys Vascular Access System for Non-Surgical Dialysis Fistula Creation

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avenu Medical, Inc. announced today that it has received De Novo marketing authorization from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Ellipsys® Vascular Access System, an innovative, minimally-invasive catheter-based system designed for End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) patients requiring hemodialysis. The FDA’s action will provide U.S. […]

Philips showcases ongoing commitment to the future of nuclear medicine at the 2018 SNMMI Annual Meeting

AMSTERDAM and PHILADELPHIA, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it is highlighting its portfolio of molecular imaging solutions at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. With innovations such as Time-of-Flight PET and digital PET/CT, Philips is continuing to […]

Fujifilm Brings Enterprise Solutions for Echocardiography, Vascular, and Point-of-Care Ultrasound to ASE 2018

STAMFORD, Conn. and BOTHELL, Wash., June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (Booth #414) – FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., will bring their collective cardiovascular medical imaging portfolio to the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 29th Annual Scientific Sessions, taking place June 22 – 26, 2018 in Nashville, TN.During the scientific sessions Fujifilm will provide the technology to support a point-of-care ultrasound […]

Microbot Medical Inc. Announces European Patent Office’s Intent to Grant Patent for Device for the Prevention of Shunt Stenosis

HINGHAM, Mass., June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq CM:MBOT), a medical device company specializing in the design and development of transformational micro-robotic medical technologies, today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has notified the Company that it will grant a patent for Application No. 12837337.0, […]

Avinger Announces First Patients Enrolled in Post-Market Study Comparing Pantheris OCT Imaging to Intravascular Ultrasound

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Avinger, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGR), a leading developer of innovative treatments for peripheral artery disease (PAD), today announced the initiation of the SCAN study, a post-market study comparing optical coherence tomography (OCT) with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) as a diagnostic imaging tool in the […]

Fresenius Medical Care and Humacyte announce strategic global partnership supported by a $150M equity investment

BOSTON, June 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, and Humacyte, Inc., a medical research, discovery and development company, today announced a strategic, global partnership and a $150M USD equity investment. This agreement has the potential to make Humacyte’s investigational human acellular vessel, HUMACYL®, available […]

B. Braun to Showcase Its Commitment to Reducing Healthcare-Associated Infections with Products and Education at APIC 2018

BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — B. Braun Medical Inc. will feature products that help fight healthcare-associated infections – and will support (through an unrestricted educational grant to Saxe Healthcare Communications) a continuing education (CE) accredited presentation about a new technique that can be used to proactively address […]

Zebra Medical Vision Raises $30M, Unveils the Broadest, Automated AI Based Radiology Chest X-Ray Reader to Date

KIBBUTZ SHEFAYIM, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Zebra Medical Vision (, the leading machine and deep learning startup, is announcing today it has raised $30M in C round funding, bringing the total investment in the company to $50M. In addition, the company is unveiling its Textray chest x-ray research ( today, the most comprehensive AI research conducted on […]

FDA Clears Biograph Vision PET/CT System From Siemens Healthineers

MALVERN, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Biograph Vision, a new positron emission tomography/computed tomography system from Siemens Healthineers that delivers a new level of precision in PET/CT imaging. The Biograph Vision features new Optiso Ultra Dynamic Range (UDR) Detector Technology, which is based on silicon […]