ReliantHeart touts study data finding that its HeartAssist5 left ventricular assist device poses a lower risk of blood clots and damage compared with Thoratec's HeartMate II.
Arthrosurface wins FDA clearance for its ToeMotion Total Toe system for fixation and bone preservation to provide stability to the toe.
Massachusetts-based joint devices maker Arthrosurface landed FDA clearance for its ToeMotion Total Toe fixation system, the company announced this month.
Launched during the AAOS conference in New Orleans, the ToeMotion Total Toe system aims to fix the joint and preserve bone without jeopardizing the stability of the toe.
Neovasc plans to use its newly raised $22.5 million to further fund development efforts for its Neovasc Reducer refractory angina implant and Tiara transcatheter mitral valve.
SI-Bone says a Medicare contractor reversed its non-coverage decision for the medical device company's iFuse sacroiliac fusion device.
Si-Bone said a Medicare administrative contractor, Palmetto GBA, reversed its non-coverage policy on the medical device company's iFuse spinal fusion device.
The decision opens coverage for the iFuse sacroiliac procedure to patients on a case-by-case basis in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia, according to a press release.
FDA medtech regulators cite a "significant scheduling conflict" in moving EnteroMedics' advisory panel meeting from May to June.
Minnesota medical device maker EnteroMedics (NSDQ:ETRM) announced today that it's May 2014 date the FDA had been bumped a few months back.
A small Chinese study compares Medtronic's Bryan and Accel cervical disc replacement implants, finding similar performance but shorter procedure times for the Accel device.
A small Chinese study pitting a pair of Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) cervical spine implants against each other found that they deliver similar outcomes but differences in procedure times.
Smith & Nephew inks a deal to integrate OrthoSensor's VeriSense knee implant placement technology with its Journey II and Legion knee implants.