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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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Invendo Medical raises $28M for single-use colonoscope

March 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Invendo Medical says it raised about $28 million for its Invendoscope single-use colonoscopy system.

Invendo Medical raises $28M for single-use colonoscope

Invendo Medical said it raised a $28 million (€20.3 million) funding round for its single-use colonoscopy system led by new backer Xeraya Capital.

Kissing, Germany, and New York-based Invendo said a German Family Office also joined the round, which included existing investors TVM Capital, Wellington Partner, 360° Capital and its founders.

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Covidien closes $860M Given Imaging buy

February 27, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Covidien closes the $860 million acquisition of Given Imaging and its PillCam capsule endoscope.

Covidien closes $860M Given Imaging buy

Covidien (NYSE:COV) said it closed the buyout of Given Imaging and its PillCam imaging device for about $860 million, net of cash and investments.

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EndoChoice lands Canadian nod for colonoscope

January 21, 2014 by Chris Walker

EndoChoice can market its Fuse endoscopy system in Canada now that Health Canada has given the company clearance to sell the device.

EndoChoice lands Canadian license for colonoscope

EndoChoice said it won a marketing license in Canada for its Fuse endoscopy system.

The Fuse endoscope features 3 small cameras that provide a 330-degree view, nearly double the range of typical colonoscopy devices.

The Fuse device won FDA 510(k) clearance in the U.S. in June 2013.

Avantis raises $5M in debt round for Third Eye endoscope

January 20, 2014 by Chris Walker

Avantis brings in a $4.8 million debt round for its Third Eye colonoscopy endoscope.

Avantis raises $5M in debt round for Third Eye endoscope

Avantis Medical Systems said it brought in $4.8 million of a hoped-for $10.6 million debt round.

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Avantis makes catheter-based endoscopic devices designed to detect and treat and gastrointestinal cancers, according to its website. It's flagship product is the Third Eye "retrospect" for colonoscopies.

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