Medical Device Industry News

Sinopsys Surgical gains $8.3M funding round for sinusitis device | Medtech funding for the week of October 20, 2014

October 24, 2014 by MassDevice

Here's a look at some of the top legal news stories for medical device companies this week: Sinopsys Surgical sniffs up $8.3m for sinusitis device; ZipLine Medical adds $5.7m to Series C round; Medrobotics taps backers for $20m; Sensory Medical raises $1.4m for Relaxis restless legs treatment; Stealth hypertension startup Sympara Medical raises nearly $6m

Sinopsys Surgical sniffs up $8.3m for sinusitis device

October 17, 2014 by Alexander Soule

Report: EndoStim tables IPO

October 24, 2014 by Brad Perriello

EndoStim, which makes an implantable device to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, reportedly tables its initial public offering due to poor market conditions.

Report: EndoStim tables IPO

EndoStim, citing poor market conditions, has tabled its initial public offering it hoped would raise nearly $36 million for its neurostimulation device for gastroesophageal reflux disease, according to Renaissance Capital.

EndoStim had planned to put $10 million of the IPO's proceeds into clinical studies and another $14 million to commercialize the system.

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

October 24, 2014 by MassDevice

A federal jury in Texas clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

Johnson & Johnson's DePuy wins first trial over Pinnacle hips

BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

October 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

A federal jury in Texas reportedly clears Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Pinnacle hip implant in the 1st bellwether product liability trial over the metal-on-metal device.

BREAKING: Jury clears DePuy in 1st Pinnacle bellwether trial

UPDATED Oct. 23, 2014, with comment from DePuy.

MassDevice.com +3 | The top 3 medtech stories for October 23, 2014

October 23, 2014 by MassDevice

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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.

 

Edwards Lifesciences posts double-digit Q3 sales, earnings increases

October 23, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Edwards Lifesciences reports 3rd-quarter sales and earnings growth in excess of 20% and raises its outlook for the rest of the year.

Edwards Lifesciences posts double-digit Q3 sales, earnings increases

Auditors: FDA needs to boost cybersecurity

October 23, 2014 by Val Kennedy

Federal auditors say the FDA needs to ramp up its cybersecurity efforts in order to deter hackers.

Auditors: FDA needs to boost cybersecurity

Federal auditors have determined the FDA needs to ramp up its cybersecurity efforts in order to deter hackers.

Auditors for the U.S. Health & Human Services Dept.'s Inspector General's Office tested many of the FDA's IT systems in the wake of a security breach last October that exposed approximately 14,000 user accounts.

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