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Alcon, a specialist in eye care and a division of Novartis, has achieved FDA approval for the CyPass Micro-Stent, a micro invasive glaucoma surgical (MIGS) device. Read more

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Heraeus Medical Components, a global business unit of Heraeus Holding, has finalised an agreement to acquire Via Biomedical, an outsourcing partner for medical devices OEM companies. Read more

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Ireland-based medical device manufacturer Medtronic has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the company’s new Valiant Navion thoracic stent graft system. Read more

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The Eluvia Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent

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Boston Scientific’s recent FDA approval for the Eluvia Stent System may disrupt Cook Medical’s position in the US peripheral stents market, with Cook expected to face stronger competition trying to maintain a larger share of the market in the future. Read more

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Bob Bessemer, Conair Group, says improvements in downstream extrusion control make catheter and stent production more repeatable and reliable than ever. Read more

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Medical device company Medtronic has launched a study into safety and effectiveness of its Abre venous self-expanding stent system. Read more

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Medical device company Medtronic has gained FDA approval of its Resolute Onyx drug-eluting stent. Read more

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Medical device company Biosensors International Group has enrolled the first patient in a clinical trial evaluating the company’s BioFreedom polymer-free-drug coated stent. Read more

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The FDA has approved the first fully absorbable stent to treat coronary artery disease made from a bioresorbable medical plastic Read more

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NHS England says its new nationwide system for purchasing expensive medical devices will see lead to savings of over £60 million Read more

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Boston Scientific has launched the AXIOS Stent and Electrocautery Enhanced Delivery System to help physicians manage two complications from pancreatitis using a minimally invasive endoscopic approach Read more

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committee gives Abbott’s fully dissolving heart stent a positive review and recommends the FDA approve it Read more

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A drug-eluting coronary stent made of a biodegradable polymer performed similarly to the gold-standard metal one in a non-inferiority trial among patients with the more serious type of heart attack known as ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction Read more

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Philips has launched VesselNavigator, a live 3D catheter navigation solution to guide the minimally invasive treatment of patients with vascular diseases Read more

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Abbott has announced positive one-year clinical results from the Absorb III trial Read more

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The Innova Vascular Self-Expanding stent by Boston Scientific prevents the blocking of arteries in the leg Read more

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Lombard Medical has received FDA for its ‘Aorfix Plus’ endovascular stent graft. Read more

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Mak Joshi, Teleflex Medical OEM, discusses designing a high performance interventional catheter for stent delivery Read more

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Exclusive: MPN speaks to Magnus Life Science, a new company which is developing treatments and devices for unmet medical needs. Read more

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First in line: Biotronik has announced that the first patient has been enrolled in the investigator-initiated Biolux 4Ever trial Read more

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Cntre of excellence: The Endoscopy Centre of UKM Medical Centre (UKMMC), Kuala Lumpur, has successfully used a biodegradable stent on a 56 year old patient who presented acute cholangitis. Read more

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