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TCT 2014: Boston Scientific's 1-year data on Lotus TAVI device

September 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific's Lotus replacement heart valve shows low leakage rates and no instances of moderate or severe leakage, a problem that plagued the earlier generation of transcatheter aortic valve implants.

TCT 2014: Boston Scientific's 1-year data on Lotus TAVI device

Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant

September 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The plaintiff's lawyer in the 1st product liability trial over DePuy's Pinnacle hip replacement grills another Johnson & Johnson executive, worldwide clinical research vice president Pamela Plouhar, the at DePuy, over the metal-on-metal implants.

Another J&J exec pressed in lawsuit over Pinnacle hip implant

Apple's HealthKit takes center stage in 2 studies | MassDevice.com On Call

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Technology titan Apple provides its new mobile HealthKit data-aggregation app to researchers at Standford and Duke Universities.

MassDevice.com On Call

MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) is driving home its growing partnership with the healthcare industry by lending its new HealthKit iPhone application to researchers at Stanford and Duke Universities.

Funding: InSightec raises $12.5M from Chinese backers

September 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

A group of Chinese investors pays $12.5 million to acquire about 5% of Israeli ultrasound therapy devices maker InSightec.

Funding: Insightec raises $12.5M from Chinese backers

Israeli device maker InSightec added $12.5 million to its coffers thanks to the support of Chinese backers, the firm's parent company announced.

TCT 2014 Roundup

September 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A roundup of studies released at the annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapies conference in Washington this week.

TCT 2014 Roundup

Here's a look at some of the news coming out of Washington at the 26th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapies conference this week:

Digital health: Medtronic launches heart-monitoring patch

September 15, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech titan Medtronic launches U.S. sales of the SEEQ wearable heart monitor it picked up in this year's acquisition of Corventis.

Digital health: Medtronic launches wearable heart monitor

Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) is poised to make a big splash in remote patient monitoring with the commercial launch of its SEEQ skin-worn heart monitoring patch.

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