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, […]

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 […]