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USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

USGI Medical says it raised $19.5 million in new debt and equity financing to fuel international commercial plans and U.S. regulatory efforts for its endoscopic weight-loss device.

USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

California's USGI Medical said it raised $19.5 million in new equity and debt financing designed, in part, to back the final stages of the U.S. approval process for an incision-less endoscopic weight-loss procedure known as POSE.

FDA reports success in expediting approval process

January 29, 2015 by Val Kennedy

The FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health reports significant progress in expediting the U.S. regulatory approval process for medical devices.

FDA reports success in expediting approval process

The FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health last week reported significant progress in speeding up the U.S. regulatory approval process for medical devices.

BioStructures wins FDA clearance for bone graft scaffold

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

BioStructures wins the FDA's blessing for a next-generation bone graft product.

BioStructures wins FDA clearance for bone graft scaffold

California startup BioStructures said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its next-generation bone graft product for spinal fusion procedures.

Asante Solutions sets terms for pending IPO | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of January 26, 2015

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms; Stryker CEO Lobo: M&A is our top priority for cash; Abiomed surges on Q3 numbers, FDA nod; Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

Diabetes: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms

January 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

InspireMD touts new data, CE Mark for CGuard carotid stent

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

InspireMD reports positive clinical data for its new CGuard MicroNet carotid stent system and CE Mark approval in the European Union for a delivery system that pairs with the product.

InspireMD touts new data, CE Mark for CGuard carotid stent

Philips, Teva launch Israeli medtech incubator

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

Sanara Ventures, a medical device and drug development incubator run by Philips Healthcare and Teva Pharmaceuticals, launches operations in Israel.

Philips, Teva launch Israeli medtech incubator

Former Medtronic worker sues company, police over arrest in bomb threat hoax

January 29, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A former Medtronic worker sues the company and police in Brooklyn Park, Minn., alleging false arrest and imprisonment after he was taken into custody as a suspect in a pair of hoax bomb threats made against the medical device company 2 years ago.

Former Medtronic worker sues company, police over arrest in bomb threat hoax