Fujifilm Presents Cardiovascular Imaging Solutions at the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery’s 6th Scientific Meeting

STAMFORD, Conn., July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (Booth 106) — FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Imaging and Informatics solutions, will demonstrate Synapse® Cardiovascular, its comprehensive enterprise solution for cardiology, at the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery’s (WSPCHS) 6thscientific meeting. This meeting is the premier gathering of the largest professional […]

BD Acquires TVA Medical to Advance Leadership in Solutions for Chronic Kidney Disease

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., July 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, today announced it has completed the acquisition of TVA Medical, Inc., a company that develops minimally invasive vascular access solutions for patients with chronic kidney disease requiring hemodialysis. In the U.S. alone, […]

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 […]