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

May 2, 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.

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Covidien beats The Street by 1¢ in Q2

April 25, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Medtech giant Covidien posts modest top and bottom-line gains for its 1st quarter following the $860 million acquisition of Given Imaging.

Coviden beats The Street by 1¢ in Q2

Ireland-based medtech maker Covidien (NYSE:COV) posted the results from its latest quarter, spurring a 2.2% drop in the company's shares.

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FDA: Covidien Pipeline recall is Class I

April 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The FDA slaps Covidien's recall of its Pipeline and Alligator brain aneurysm devices with Class I status, denoting the potential for serious injury or death.

Covidien recalls Pipeline, Alligator brain aneurysm devices

The FDA today gave the recall by Covidien (NYSE:COV) of some of its Pipeline and Alligator brain aneurysm devices earlier this month Class I status, its most serious recall category.

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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 recalls Pipeline, Alligator brain aneurysm devices

April 11, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Covidien recalls some of its Pipeline and Alligator devices, designed to treat brain aneurysms, after internal testing turned up a potentially lethal problem with the devices' guidewire.

Covidien recalls Pipeline, Alligator brain aneurysm devices

Covidien (NYSE:COV) said it's recalling some of its Pipeline and Alligator brain embolism devices after internal testing revealed a potentially lethal problem with the guidewires used to deliver them.

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Baxter adds 30 jobs in Malta | Medtech personnel moves for the week of Apr. 7, 2014

April 9, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top personnel stories for medical device companies this week.

Report: Baxter to add 30 jobs in Malta

April 2, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Report: Baxter to add 30 jobs in Malta

Malta regulators announced this week that healthcare titan Baxter plans to add 30 additional jobs in the country.

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