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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for December 17, 2014

December 17, 2014 by MassDevice

Plus 3

Say hello to MassDevice +3, a bite-sized view of the top three medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com's coverage highlights our 3 biggest and most influential stories from the day's news to make sure you're up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry.

 

Varian nabs German cancer screening software maker MeVis Medical

December 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Varian Medical Systems says it agreed to pay $37 million to acquire German cancer screening software maker MeVis Medical Solutions.

Varian nabs German cancer screening software maker MeVis Medical

China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

December 17, 2014 by MassDevice

China closes out an anti-dumoing probe into foreign dialysis kit makers including Fresenius, Nikkiso and Nipro.

China halts anti-dumping probe into EU, Japan dialysis kit makers

Mr. Clean: Device makers jump on positive thrombectomy results in stroke trial

December 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medical device makers are jumping on the bandwagon of the Mr. Clean trial showing that thrombectomy is superior to medical treatment in cases of severe ischemic stroke.

Mr. Clean: Device makers jump on positive thrombectomy results in stroke trial

3D printing points to smarter cancer treatment

December 17, 2014 by MassDevice

British researchers develop a new method using 3D printing to create personalized models of cancerous tissues.

3D printing points to smarter cancer treatment

(Reuters) — British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely.

Merger & acquisition activity surges this year | The week in medtech M&A

December 17, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Medtech M&A explodes in 2014; Synergetics pays $14m for Sterimedix; Report: Lawyer says Guidant didn't breach deal with J&J

Medtech M&A explodes in 2014

December 15, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Medtech M&A explodes in 2014

Ex-Abbott stent liaison alleges retaliation for compliance complaint

December 17, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A former Abbott Vascular medical liaison alleges that the company fired her after she flagged Abbott for off-label promotion of its Xience stent and pre-approval marketing of its bioresorbable vascular scaffold.

Ex-Abbott stent liaison alleges retaliation for compliance complaint
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