Merit Medical Coughs Up $100M for Bard, BD’s Biopsy Assets

Shares of Merit Medical Systems have jumped more than 9 percent this morning after the company announced it plunked down $100 million for two product lines belonging to Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD). BD is selling the assets in connection with its acquisition of C.R. Bard Inc.(Bard). Merit will acquire soft tissue core needle biopsy products currently […]

Medline to Acquire Centurion Medical Products for Undisclosed Sum

NORTHFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Medline and Centurion Medical Products today announced an agreement for Medline to acquire the Williamston, Michigan-based medical supplies manufacturer in a transaction that will close later this year. Once the acquisition closes, Medline will have a full set of vascular access products that complement its minor procedure tray offerings and its […]

Inari Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in the FLARE Study for the Treatment of Pulmonary Embolism

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Inari Medical, Inc., a privately held venture backed medical device company dedicated to the development of innovative catheter-based technologies for the treatment of venous thromboembolism (“VTE”), announced today it has completed enrollment of its Investigational Device Exemption (“IDE”) study. The FlowTriever Pulmonary Embolectomy Clinical Study (“FLARE”) […]

Coming soon: Spotlight on image-guided patient care at SIR 2018

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Online registration is open for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting takes place March 17–22, 2018, at the Los AngelesConvention Center in Los Angeles, Calif. SIR 2018 brings together more than 5,000 interventional radiology physicians, fellows, trainees and related health care professionals to explore […]

HyperMed Imaging Announces Sales Availability for Its New HyperView Product

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HyperMed Imaging, Inc. announced today that the company is now offering for sale its new HyperView™ Imaging System to customers in the United States. Customers are invited to contact the company for more information. HyperMed will be present at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in Las Vegas, […]

Creavo Medical Technologies secures U.S. FDA 510(k)

October 16, 2017 Rebecca Anderson Technology has the potential to revolutionise emergency department triage of chest pain patients. Developer of innovative medical diagnostic technology, Creavo Medical Technologies, has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The move opens the U.S. market for its portable scanning device, Vitalscan, […]

First Patient Treated With Microscopic Beads Pre-loaded With a Targeted Cancer Drug and Visible on CT Scans

LONDON, October 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Researchers from the UCL Cancer Institute and the specialist healthcare company BTG plc (LSE: BTG) have begun the first clinical trial of an experimental treatment for liver cancer using X-ray imageable microscopic beads loaded with a targeted anti-cancer drug placed directly in the liver. The trial […]

New Evidence Points to Less Invasive Management for Women Suffering from Uterine Fibroids

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons has released a publication led by Dr. Yelena Havryliuk and her colleagues from the Weill Cornell Medical College, “Symptomatic Fibroid Management: Systematic Review of the Literature.” The authors set out to define the standard of care in treating symptomatic uterine fibroids […]

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, […]