Category: Hitachi Medical Systems America
Hitachi Medical wins 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its scalable Scenaria Advanced 128 CT scanner
Hitachi (NYSE:HIT) said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Scenaria Advanced 128 CT scanner, the latest in its line of scalable CT scanners.
Hitachi Medical Systems America said the latest iteration of the Scenaria Advanced includes new low-dose technology designed to reduce patients' exposure to X-ray radiation.
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Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) said it will lay off about 3% of its workforce, or roughly 200 workers, as it maneuvers to confront the medical device tax set to go into effect next year.
St. Jude Medical wins pre-market approval for its Therapy Cool Path Duo and Safire Blu Duo cardiac ablation catheters, plus a new ablation generator.
St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ) won pre-market approval for 2 next-generation cardiac ablation systems this month, the Therapy Cool Path Duo and Safire Blu Duo catheters.
Both ablation systems use radiofrequency energy to freeze small areas of faulty cardiac tissue in patients with typical trial flutter, a type of arrhythmia in which patients experience abnormal heart rhythms or an abnormally fast heartbeat in the upper chambers of the heart.