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MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015 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.

 

TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Patients who've already had coronary artery bypass graft surgery showed a significant mortality benefit with Medtronic's CoreValve replacement heart valve than with open heart surgery, according to a clinical trial.

TAVI: Medtronic CoreValve study shows benefits for CABG patients

Plaintiffs to J&J on fraud claims: Prove it

January 29, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Johnson & Johnson has no proof that any of the thousands of pelvic mesh lawsuits filed against it are fraudulent and is just trying to delay the cases, according to the plaintiffs.

Plaintiffs to J&J on fraud claims: Prove it

USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

USGI Medical says it raised $19.5 million in new debt and equity financing to fuel international commercial plans and U.S. regulatory efforts for its endoscopic weight-loss device.

USGI Medical raises $20m for weight-loss device

California's USGI Medical said it raised $19.5 million in new equity and debt financing designed, in part, to back the final stages of the U.S. approval process for an incision-less endoscopic weight-loss procedure known as POSE.

FDA reports success in expediting approval process

January 29, 2015 by Val Kennedy

The FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health reports significant progress in expediting the U.S. regulatory approval process for medical devices.

FDA reports success in expediting approval process

The FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health last week reported significant progress in speeding up the U.S. regulatory approval process for medical devices.

BioStructures wins FDA clearance for bone graft scaffold

January 29, 2015 by Mark Hollmer

BioStructures wins the FDA's blessing for a next-generation bone graft product.

BioStructures wins FDA clearance for bone graft scaffold

California startup BioStructures said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its next-generation bone graft product for spinal fusion procedures.

Asante Solutions sets terms for pending IPO | Medtech Wall Street news for the week of January 26, 2015

January 29, 2015 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top Wall Street stories for medical device companies this week: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms; Stryker CEO Lobo: M&A is our top priority for cash; Abiomed surges on Q3 numbers, FDA nod; Credit agencies lower Medtronic's rating post-Covidien merger

Diabetes: Asante Solutions sets IPO terms

January 23, 2015 by Brad Perriello