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Endoscopic / Arthroscopic

Boston Scientific buys stake in Chinese endoscopy maker Frankenman Medical

April 14, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific says it bought a stake in Frankenman Medical, a Chinese medical device maker, with which it plans to build an endoscopy business in China.

Boston Scientific buys stake in Chinese endoscopy maker Frankenman Medical

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Olympus issues 'urgent' steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

March 26, 2015 by MassDevice

Olympus issues an urgent safety advisory on cleaning the endoscopes implicated in lethal 'superbug' outbreaks across the country.

Olympus issues 'urgent' steps for cleaning device linked to superbugs

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Olympus faces another superbug lawsuit

March 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Olympus faces another lawsuit over a 'superbug' infection allegedly caused by 1 of its endoscopes.

Olympus faces another superbug lawsuit

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Another lawsuit for Olympus over 'superbug'-infected scopes

March 18, 2015 by MassDevice

A patient infected with a drug-resistant 'superbug' at a Los Angeles hospital sues Olympus, the maker of the endoscope that allegedly caused the infection.

Another lawsuit for Olympus over 'superbug'-infected scopes

(Reuters) — A 76-year-old man infected with a drug-resistant "superbug" at a Los Angeles hospital has sued the manufacturer of a medical device that allegedly caused the illness in the 5th lawsuit related to the bacterial outbreak at the facility, his attorney said yesterday.

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FDA issues new guidance on scopes linked to deadly 'superbug' infections

March 12, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The FDA today released new guidance covering reusable medical devices like the endoscopes linked to several deadly outbreaks of so-called 'superbug' hospital-acquired infections.

FDA issues new guidance on scopes linked to deadly 'superbug' infections

The FDA today issued new guidance for makers of reusable medical devices like the endoscopes linked to a rash of deadly "superbug" infections.

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FDA advisory panel to discuss 'superbug' scopes

March 12, 2015 by MassDevice

The FDA's gastroenterology & urology devices advisory panel is slated to meet in May to review the recent, deadly outbreak of hospital-acquired infections from endoscopy procedures.

FDA advisory panel to discuss 'superbug' scopes

(Reuters) — The FDA said an advisory panel is slated to discuss the transmission of "superbug" infections through endoscopy procedures in U.S. hospitals.

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Appeals court upholds Steris-Medtrica win over Cygnus Medical

March 6, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court upholds the dismissal of a patent infringement lawsuit brought by Cygnus Medical against Steris and Medtrica.

Appeals court upholds Steris-Medtrica win over Cygnus Medical

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