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Gynesonics wins FDA nod for VizAblate pilot trial

October 23, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Gynesonics wins investigational device exemption from the FDA for a pilot trial of its VizAblate uterine fibroid treatment.

Gynesonics wins FDA nod for VizAblate pilot trial

Gynesonics said it won an FDA investigational device exemption for its VizAblate system with an outpatient option for treating symptomatic uterine fibroids.

FDA studies show nearly half of LASIK patients report problems

October 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Nearly half of the patients who underwent LASIK laser eye surgery reported problems after the procedure, according to an FDA study, although only 1% said the problems interfered with their daily lives.

FDA: Studies show nearly half of LASIK patients report problems

Some 45% of patients who had a laser eye surgery called LASIK later reported at least 1 visual symptom 3 months after the procedure, the FDA said yesterday.

Ablative Solutions tests infusion ablation catheter as hypertension treatment

October 20, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Ablative Solutions begins testing its infusion ablation catheter as a potential treatment for hypertension.

Ablative Solutions tests infusion ablation catheter as hypertension treatment

Boston Scientific launches stent trial for underserved demographics

October 20, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific launches a clinical trial examining outcomes in underserved populations with its Promus Premier drug-eluting stent.

Boston Scientific launches stent trial for underserved demographics

Diabetes: Medtronic initiates IDE trial for new insulin management system

October 20, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Medtronic has initiated an IDE clinical trial for its latest insulin-pump system as part of its quest to develop an "artificial pancreas" for the treatment of diabetes.

Medtronic initiates IDE trial for new insulin-pump system

HART reveals death of artificial trachea patient

October 20, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology says it learned of the death of a Russian patient implanted with 1 of its artificial tracheas, but it's unclear why the patient died.

HART reveals death of artificial trachea patient

Medtronic reports positive CoreValve data

October 15, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Medtronic reports positive data from a study evaluating an alternative implantation procedure for its CoreValve aortic valve-replacement device.

Medtronic reports positive CoreValve data

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