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Covidien's Endo Gia stapler wins FDA nod

February 10, 2014 by Chris Walker

Covidien wins 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Endo Gia surgical stapler.

Covidien lands 510(k) for surgical staples

Covidien (NYSE:COV) won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Endo Gia surgical stapler.

The Endo Gia, which uses an advanced polymer felt material to provide additional support to fragile tissue, landed Japanese approval in late January.

Ex-Millipore CEO Madaus steps down from Covidien board

February 7, 2014 by Chris Walker

Dr. Martin Madaus, the former CEO of Millipore, is stepping away from Covidien's board to become the CEO of an unnamed company.

Ex-Millipore CEO Madaus steps down from Covidien board

Covidien (NYSE:COV) said Dr. Martin Madaus will step down from its board of directors to take an open CEO position with a privately-owned company.

Covidien inks $2.5M settlement with California workers in proposed class action

February 5, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A California federal judge OKs a $2.5 million settlement agreement in a purported class action lawsuit accusing Covidien of urging workers not to take breaks.

Covidien inks $2.5M settlement with California workers in proposed class action

A federal judge last week granted preliminary approval to a $2.5 million settlement deal between Covidien (NYSE:COV) and a purported class of workers in California who accused the medical device company of pressuring workers not to take breaks.

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Given Imaging's PillCam Colon wins FDA clearance

February 4, 2014 by Chris Walker

Given Imaging's PillCam Colon device lands 510(k) clearance from the FDA.

Given Imaging's PillCam Colon wins FDA clearance

Given Imaging (NSDQ:GIVN) said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its PillCam Colon, a modified version of its PillCam device.

Medtech trends: The most talked about device makers in January 2014

February 4, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

MassDevice.com looks at the internet chatter surrounding the medical device industry with some of most searched-for companies of the last month.

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MassDevice.com looked at some of the most talked-about medical device companies, based on trends in U.S. Google searches for the last 30 days.

Take a trip through the GI tract on the PillCam

February 3, 2014 by Brian Johnson

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Buckle up, because in this video, the PillCam takes viewers for a ride on the GI tract.

The PillCam, made by Israel's Given Imaging (NSDQ:GIVN) was recently acquired by Covidien (NYSE:COV) for $864 million.

Covidien lands Japanese approval for surgical staples

January 30, 2014 by Chris Walker

Covidien's Japanese branch receives Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor & Welfare for the company's Endo GIA Reinforced Reload with Tri-Staple technology.

Covidien lands Japanese approval for surgical staples

Covidien (NYSE:COV) said its Japanese branch secured regulatory approval for its Endo GIA surgical staple system.

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