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Covidien study: VenaSeal effective in treating leg veins

November 17, 2014 by Val Kennedy

A Covidien study has shown that its new VenaSeal system is just as effective in treating chronic leg vein disorders as its ClosureFast ablation catheter.

Covidien study: VenaSeal effective in treating leg veins

Feds indict Vascular Solutions, CEO over Vari-Lase

November 14, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The U.S. Justice Dept. issues a 9-count indictment charging Vascular Solutions and CEO Howard Root with running an off-label promotion scheme for its Vari-Lase laser varicose vein device.

Feds indict Vascular Solutions, CEO over Vari-Lase

Manufacturers, medical societies team up for IVC filter study

November 13, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Manufacturers of inferior vena cava filters and 2 medical societies team up for a large-scale study of the pulmonary embolism preventers, 4 years after an FDA warning about the devices.

Manufacturers, medical societies team up for IVC filter study

The Society of Interventional Radiology, the Society for Vascular Surgery and 7 medical device companies are teaming up for the 1st large-scale study of inferior vena cava filters, 4 years after an FDA warning that the devices might dislodge or fracture.

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Abbott Vascular lays off 100 in California

November 13, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Abbott Vascular reportedly lays off 100 workers at a plant in Temecula, Calif.

Abbott Vascular lays off 100 in California

Abbott Vascular (NYSE:ABT) is laying off about 100 workers at a California plant it acquired when it bought a portion of Guidant Corp. in 2006.

Report: Bard's Clearstream subsidiary adds 200 jobs in Ireland

November 12, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The Clearstream Technologies subsidiary acquired 3 years ago by C.R. Bard is reportedly expanding in Ireland, adding 200 jobs at its Enniscorthy plant.

Report: Bard's Clearstream subsidiary adds 200 jobs in Ireland

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Vascular Dynamics raises $10m

November 7, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Vascular Dynamics reports raising $10 million out of a hoped-for $23 million funding round for its MobiusHD anti-hypertension implant.

Vascular Dynamics raises $10m

Vascular Dynamics said it raised nearly $10 million from a group of unnamed investors for the hypertension implant it's developing.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based startup reported raising $9.7 million in an offering of stock, warrants and other securities as part of a proposed $22.9 million funding round.

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FDA warns Cook Medical on 'nonconformance' issues

October 28, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The FDA sends a warning letter to Cook Medical, saying inspections last summer turned up problems at a Bloomington, Ind., plant that makes vascular devices.

FDA warns Cook Medical on 'nonconformance' issues

The FDA today released a warning letter it sent to Cook Medical last month, flagging problems found during inspections of a Bloomington, Ind., plant last summer.

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