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 […]

Feinstein Investigators Awarded $2.8 Million To Study Vascular Injury After Radiation Exposure

MANHASSET, N.Y., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Feinstein Institute for Medical Research investigators Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, and Ping Wang, MD, have been awarded a five-year, $2.8 million U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to investigate the use of the human hormone ghrelin to reduce organ injury after […]

RenalGuard Names Former St. Jude Medical (STJ)-Abiomed (ABMD) Exec as New CEO

MILFORD, MA–(Marketwired – July 10, 2017) – RenalGuard Solutions, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jim Dillon, former St. Jude Medical and Abiomed commercial executive, as Chief Executive Officer. “Jim joins RenalGuard with a proven record of executive leadership related to innovative medical devices that serve the needs of the interventional […]

Canon U.S.A. and Virtual Imaging, Inc. to Showcase Newest Digital Radiography (DR) Technologies at AHRA 2017

NEWS PROVIDED BY Canon U.S.A., Inc.  09:49 ET MELVILLE, N.Y., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, and Virtual Imaging, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., will debut the new Canon  series of CXDI Digital Radiography (DR) Detectors at the 2017 Association for Medical Imaging Management […]

Centurion Medical Products Awarded Central Venous Access Products Agreement With Premier, Inc.

NEWS PROVIDED BY Centurion Medical Products 10:10 ET WILLIAMSTON, Mich., July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Centurion Medical Products has been awarded contracts for central venous access products with Premier, Inc. Effective July 1, 2017, the new agreement allows Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for central venous access products. […]

Sirtex Medical (SRX.AX) Release: New Analysis Reveals First-Line Treatment Data On SIR-Spheres Y-90 Resin Microspheres For Patients With Liver Metastases From Right-Sided Primary Colon Cancer

BARCELONA, Spain, July 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — SIRFLOX and FOXFIRE Global findings suggest that adding liver-directed Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) to standard first-line chemotherapy may improve overall survival in metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) patients with right-sided primary tumours, compared to those receiving chemotherapy alone. A post-hoc analysis of data from the 739-patient SIRFLOX […]

Leading Interventional Radiologist, Hector Ferral, MD, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top Doctor in Chicago, Illinois

(PR NewsChannel) / June 26, 2017 / Chicago, Illinois Hector Ferral, MD, Diagnostic, Vascular and Interventional Radiologist at the North Shore University Health System, and affiliated with Evanston Hospital, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Chicago, Illinois. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare […]

Philips receives FDA 510(k) clearance to market multiple new applications on its IntelliSpace Portal platform for Radiology

AMSTERDAM, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market IntelliSpace Portal 9.0 and a range of innovative applications for Radiology in the U.S. The latest […]