1. CHF Solutions signs Italian distribution deal
CHF Solutions announced in an April 17 press release that it has signed a new distribution agreement with TRX Italy to distribute its Aquadex FlexFlow System in Italy. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The agreement helps CHF Solutions further expand its market into European markets.
2. Varian touts expanded Halcyon 2.0 features
Varian has expanded its Halcyon 2.0 treatment system capabilities to include new imaging technologies, according to an April 19 press release. The Halcyon 2.0 treatment system will not feature kV Conebeam CT (CBCT) and Iterative CBCT imaging for soft tissue definition. The system is designed to deliver advanced treatments and enhance comfort for patients. It can produce kV CBCT images in about 15 seconds and helps ensure proper patient positions while speeding up workflow.
3. Konica Minolta Healthcare to distribute HydroCision’s TenJet device
Konica Minolta Healthcare announced in an April 12 press release that it has signed a distribution deal with HydroCision to become the distributor of HydroCision’s TenJet Percutaneous Tenotomy System. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The TenJet system is an all-in-one tool for needling, debridement and lavage of diseased tendon tissue under ultrasound guidance. It delivered a miniaturized, high-velocity stream of sterile saline to a surgical site while also allowing for a Venturi suction effect to cut and remove tissues of varying density.
4. CoreLink launches Foundation 3D interbody system
CoreLink has commercially launched its Foundation 3D Interbody Cage System, according to an April 11 press release. The Foundation 3D Interbody Cage Systems are titanium devices that replicate the natural characteristics of natural bone and have 100% open-pore architecture. It has a micro-roughened porosity with significant hydro-wicking properties and is designed for cervical and lumbar fusions.
5. Masimo wins CE Mark for Rad-97 pulse oximeter
Masimo announced in an April 10 press release that it has received CE Mark approval in Europe for its Rad-97 Pulse CO-Oximeter with NomoLine capnography. The approval allows Masimo to market its Rad-97, Rad-97 with integrated non-invasive blood pressure and Rad-97 with NomoLine capnography products in the U.S. and Europe.