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Endoscopic / Arthroscopic

Johnson & Johnson recalls power morcellators over cancer risk

July 31, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Johnson & Johnson voluntarily recalls power morcellators used in fibroid surgeries on the risk that they may unintentionally spread cancer.

Johnson & Johnson recalls power morcellators over cancer risk

Steris, Medtrica win legal fees in Cygnus Medical patent spat

July 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal judge agrees to award legal fees to Steris and Medtrica in their patent infringement win over Cygnus Medical, after a U.S. Supreme court decision reboots the rules on awarding legal costs.

Steris, Medtrica win legal fees in Cygnus Medical patent spat

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Cantel Medical to pay $27M for endoscope reprocessor PuriCore

June 6, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Cantel Medical says it's agreed to pay nearly $27 million for British endoscope reprocessor PuriCore.

Cantel Medical to pay $27M for endoscope reprocessor PuriCore

Cantel Medical (NYSE:CMN) said it agreed to put up $26.9 million in cash to acquire PuriCore International, a British endoscope reprocessing company.

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FDA downgrades Given Imaging's PillCam

May 16, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

FDA medical device regulators put a lower-risk label on Covidien subsidiary Given Imaging's PillCam ingestible endoscopic camera.

FDA downgrades Given Imaging's PillCam

Covidien (NYSE:COV) subsidiary Given Imaging landed a victory with FDA medical device regulators who agreed to downgrade the PillCam capsule endoscope to a lower-risk classification.

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Covidien lands FDA OK for camera-equipped feeding tube

April 18, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Covidien touts FDA clearance for its novel camera-equipped Kangaroo feeding tube designed to provide visualization for an otherwise blind procedure.

Covidien lands FDA OK for camera-equipped feeding tube

Medtech titan Covidien (NYSE:COV) received FDA clearance for its visual Kangaroo feeding tube, equipped with an endoscopic camera that allows physicians to see into the procedure in a new way.

Report: Covidien pays $100M for New Wave Surgical

April 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Covidien reportedly agreed to a $100 million buyout of New Wave Surgical and its D-Help device, designed to keep endoscope lenses clear during surgeries.

Report: Covidien pays $100M for New Wave Surgical

Covidien (NYSE:COV) reportedly paid $100 million to acquire New Wave Surgical and its medical device for keeping endoscope lenses clear during surgeries.

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Covidien's Barrx ablation system stems progression of esophagus disease, study says

March 26, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Covidien's Barrx RF ablation system bests watchful waiting in helping to curb the progression of Barrett's esophagus, a condition that can lead to esophageal cancer.

Covidien's Barrx ablation system stems progression of esophagus disease, study finds

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