Category: Kinetic Concepts Inc.
Kinetic Concepts announces the acquisition by sister company LifeCell Corp. of fat-grafting adipose Tissue Injector technology from TauTona Group.
Kinetic Concepts sister company LifeCell this week announced the acquisition of fat-injection devices from California medtech group TauTona.
LifeCell hopes to use the deal, the details of which were not disclosed, to expand its reconstructive and cosmetic portfolio with the fat grafting technology.
KCI's V.A.C. Ulta and Prevena therapies received 'Innovative Technology' designations from Novation, putting the devices in a elite class within the group-purchasing organization's lexicon of devices.
Kinetic Concepts' V.A.C. Ulta therapy and Prevena incision management system were awarded Novation's "Innovative Technology" designation, putting the devices in an elite category within the group purchasing organization's catalog.
Novation, which represents close to 100,000 healthcare providers, awarded the designations at its annual Innovative Technology Expo, where products were evaluated and reviewed by hospital member-led councils.
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Kinetic Concepts Inc. wins FDA clearance for its next-generation negative-pressure wound therapy device, the V.A.C.Via.
Kinetic Concepts Inc. said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for a new negative-pressure wound therapy device, the V.A.C.Via, saying it plans to have it on the market in early December.
The V.A.C.Via is a portable wound care system featuring a diaphragm pump for faster draw down, longer battery life and a higher leak rate threshold, according to a press release.
Q3 revenues dip for Kinetic Concepts and losses loom for its newly formed threesome with Systagenix and LifeCell Corp.
Sales took a minor hit for Kinetic Concepts during its 3rd quarter 2013, reporting as part of the Centaur Guernsey companies which now includes both LifeCell and Systagenix.
Orthofix chairman Jim Gero steps down and is replaced by private equity player Randy Thurman.
Orthofix (NSDQ:OFIX) chairman Jim Gero stepped down, effective immediately, to be replaced by Randy Thurman.
Gero, a member of the orthopedic medical device company's board since 1998, was named chairman in 2005. He'll continue as a consultant to the board until 2015, according to a press release.
Kinetic Concepts Inc. closes its $485 million buyout of wound care company Systagenix.
Kinetic Concepts Inc. said it's closed the $485 million buyout of fellow privately owned wound-care company Systagenix, which it plans to unite with its LifeCell regenerative therapies unit.