Medical Device Industry News

FTC gives Medtronic, Covidien merger the green light

November 26, 2014 by Brian Johnson

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the pending $43 billion merger between Medtronic  and Covidien, according to regulatory filings.

Report: Medtronic readies $10B bond flotation for Covidien deal

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for November 26, 2014

November 26, 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.

 

Neuromod wins CE Mark for tinnitus device

November 26, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Dublin-based Neuromod Devices says it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its new multi-sensory device to treat tinnitus.

Neuromod wins CE Mark for tinnitus device

Dublin-based Neuromod Devices said it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its new multi-sensory device to treat tinnitus, also known as "ear-ringing."

The product, mutebutton, is a handheld device that helps the brain distinguish between real and phantom noises through audio and tongue stimulation.

Stryker may bid for Smith & Nephew following 6-month no-bid period | The week in medtech M&A

November 26, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top mergers & acquisitions stories for medical device companies this week: Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?: J&J demands $7.2 billion from Boston Scientific as trial begins; Will Orange County's medtech scene lose its juice without Allergan?; BD-CareFusion deal passes US anti-trust waiting period; Sources: Stryker weighs bid for Smith & Nephew

Will Stryker bid on Smith & Nephew this week?

November 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Hansen Medical's Magellan used in 1st robotic prostate embolization

November 26, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Hansen Medical touts its Magellan robotic surgical device in the first successful robotic prostatic artery embolization in the U.S.

Hansen Medical's Magellan used in 1st robotic prostate embolization

Diabetes: Tandem inks Tidepool deal

November 26, 2014 by Mark Hollmer

Tandem Diabetes teams with a non-profit to boost access to a diabetes data through an open-source software platform.

Diabetes: Tandem inks Tidepool deal

Philips wins FDA clearance for IQon Spectral CT system

November 26, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Royal Philips wins 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its IQon Spectral CT system for enhanced computed tomography imaging.

Philips wins FDA approval for IQon Spectral CT system

Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said it won 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its IQon Spectral CT system for enhanced computed tomography imaging.

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