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Mr. Clean: Device makers jump on positive thrombectomy results in stroke trial

December 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medical device makers are jumping on the bandwagon of the Mr. Clean trial showing that thrombectomy is superior to medical treatment in cases of severe ischemic stroke.

Mr. Clean: Device makers jump on positive thrombectomy results in stroke trial

Medtronic clears all anti-trust hurdles for Covidien acquisition

December 16, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic says its proposed, $43 billion acquisition of Covidien has cleared all anti-trust hurdles worldwide, setting the stage for shareholder votes next month.

Medtronic clears all anti-trust hurdles for Covidien acquisition

ZMH proposes to mollify EU anti-trust regulators on pending, $13B acquisition Biomet | The week in medtech M&A

December 10, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Zimmer proposes divestitures for EU regulators in Biomet deal; China, South Korea OK Medtronic's $43B Covidien buy; BTG to buy PneumRx for up to $475m; BD prices $6.2B bond issue for CareFusion buy; Danaher's Leica division closes Devicor Medical buy

Zimmer proposes divestitures for EU regulators in Biomet deal

December 4, 2014 by Brad Perriello

U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Stryker's loss to Hill-Rom | Medtech legal news for the week of December 8, 2014

December 8, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Supremes decline review of Stryker loss to Hill-Rom; Appeals court vacates $177m Covidien award in spat with J&J; BMC Medical claims win in patent spat with ResMed; Ex-ArthroCare CFO wants a new trial too

Supremes decline review of Stryker loss to Hill-Rom

December 1, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Direct Flow Medical raises a $32 million in funding round | Medtech funding for the week of December 1, 2014

December 5, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO; Medtronic prices $17B debt offering for Covidien buy; Conventus Orthopaedics raises $24m for arm fracture implants; Xeltis raises $34m for regenerative heart valve tech

TAVI: Direct Flow Medical raises $32m, names 1st CCO

December 3, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Appeals court vacates $177m Covidien award in spat with J&J

December 4, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal appeals court vacates the $177 million in damages awarded to Covidien in its long-running patent infringement war with Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon End-Surgery unit over ultrasound shears technology.

Appeals court vacates $177m Covidien win over Ethicon

UPDATED Dec. 4, 2014, with comment from Covidien and Johnson & Johnson.

Speculation mounts about possible Stryker offer for Smith & Nephew | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of December 1, 2014

December 4, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?; Medtronic expects to free up to $4B after IRS beef is settled; Second Sight CEO Greenberg: Next-gen 'bionic eye' could treat nearly all forms of blindness; HCA hospitals halt use of uterine fibroid surgical tool

Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?

November 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

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