Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics announced that Lucid publicly filed a registration statement related to a proposed initial public offering (IPO). The number of shares of common stock and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined, according to a news release. Lucid Diagnostics intends to list its common stock on the Nasdaq market […]
FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to Endosound’s system to turn any flexible upper gastrointestinal video endoscope into an endoscopic ultrasound system. The EndoSound Vision System is an add-on device that includes a compact ultrasound beamformer, reusable transducer and disposable mounting kit. Portland, Oregon–based EndoSound touts the system’s distal attachment that allows the endoscopist to […]
Hoya (TYO:7741) subsidiary Pentax Medical has issued an urgent field safety notice for some of its video duodenoscopes and single-use distal end caps. The notice out of Germany warns on complaints of risk of improper attachment of its single-use sterile distal end cap with elevator OE-A63 on its Pentax Medical Video Duodenoscope ED34-i10T2. The issue could cause the […]
Boston Scientific executive Dave Pierce sees a bright future for the company’s GI endoscopy and urology technologies. As many companies did, Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) had to adapt during the COVID-19 pandemic and, with the lessons learned, it may be better for it. Dave Pierce, the EVP of Boston Scientific’s MedSurg segment, certainly thinks so. “Our […]
The Galien Foundation today announced the nominees for most innovative medical devices for its 15th annual Prix Galien USA Awards. The foundation nominates devices, biotechnology and pharmaceutical products for its annual Prix Galien awards to highlight products designed to improve the human condition. “The Awards Committee is excited to introduce the nominees for the 2021 […]
EvoEndo today said it secured $10.1 million in equity financing to develop its unsedated transnasal endoscopy system. The Denver-based company’s funding round included family offices and early-stage life science investors. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Tubing + Extrusion.
Boston Scientific today said it received CE mark approval for its Exalt Model B single-use bronchoscope. The Marlborough, Mass.–based company designed the device for bedside procedures in the intensive care unit, operating room and bronchoscopy suite. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Tubing + Extrusion.
EndoFresh today said it received FDA 510(k) clearance for its disposable digestive endoscopy system. The system features a camera system with an all-in-one design, disposable upper GI endoscope and disposable colonoscope, which can be used with the company’s medical display and other peripheral devices for physicians to visualize, diagnose and operate gastrointestinal endoscopy. Get the full […]
In this episode of the MedtronicTalks podcast, Giovanni Di Napoli, president of Medtronic’s gastrointestinal business, says his move to medtech wasn’t an easy decision. He was having great success coaching professional basketball in Italy but he saw a career in medtech as a new opportunity to win. Today, he leads Medtronic’s gastrointestinal business, which hadn’t […]
Endologix (NSDQ:ELGX) today said it launched its Alto abdominal stent graft in Canada following its recent Health Canada approval. The Alto abdominal stent graft system is a polymer-based therapy for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) patients. It uses a low-profile delivery system with a conformable sealing ring that molds in-situ to the patient’s specific aortic neck anatomy. […]
Olympus (TYO:7733) today said it received FDA clearance for its line of airway mobilescopes. The mobilescopes enable physicians to perform a broad range of upper and lower airway management procedures. “We are proud to present to the market the only flexible mobilescope models with a video camera on the tip,” said Lynn Ray, VP and GM […]